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‘Engagement baiting’: Is LinkedIn posting getting too personal?

May 22, 2024

The professional social networking site isn't supposed to be used just like Facebook or Instagram, but users are doing so anyway.

How to spot the signs it’s time for a career pivot

May 15, 2024

The average person will change careers five to seven times during their working life, according to the U.S. Department of Labor.

How chief learning officers are upskilling employees with generative AI

May 22, 2024

With Generative AI adoption everywhere, chief learning officers are helping assist employees around upskilling and reskilling.

Latest

What to do when your top performer shows signs of attrition

May 28, 2024

A high performer can deliver 400% more productivity than the average worker. Here’s how to keep them, even if you can’t give them a raise.

How color psychology is informing office design

May 27, 2024

Picking the right tone can make offices feel much more inviting and enhance well being along with productivity.

Maximizing the impact of care-first cultures: Good for businesses and their people

May 14, 2024

As the contemporary workforce faces mounting pressures — from macroeconomic uncertainty to societal discord and geopolitical conflicts — care has arguably become an even more critical component of the employee-employer relationship.

Marijuana use up among white-collar workers as companies relax their policies

May 24, 2024

Changing laws and perceptions are driving employers to tweak their policies to avoid shrinking their talent pools.

WTF is app sprawl (and how does HR get organized)?

May 23, 2024

The average knowledge worker today uses approximately 30 apps per day and will context switch close to 3000 times in a single day. This is creating an unwieldy tech problem within organizations – known as app sprawl.

Day in the life of an ex-Goldman vp turned career coach

May 23, 2024

Lindsay MacMillan is now an author of two novels and mentor helping clients tap into their creative skill sets to thrive professionally.

WTF Explainers

WTF is an unbossed culture? (and does it really drive productivity)

May 17, 2024

It’s not the complete elimination of managers, but more about making them less hands-on and granting staff more autonomy.

WTF is hey-hanging? (and why is it stressing everyone out)

May 08, 2024

There’s a new term for a communication style that makes some workers spiral, particularly those who are Gen Z.

WTF is an emotional paycheck?

April 10, 2024

Workers today want to be compensated with more intangible benefits, like flexibility and better work life balance.

Special Edition
Gen Z Workforce: Reshaping Careers in the AI Era

From navigating wildly varied return-to-office policies in a post-pandemic working world in flux, to working in the shadows of AI, Gen Zers are creating a whole new workforce to suit their needs. This editorial series examines how AI will influence, reshape and evolve career development for this generation, and how exactly they’re using the tech for work.

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The Return

Editorial series

How the pandemic changed parents’ relationships with their kids and jobs

April 02, 2024

It’s been four years since Covid-19 brought the world to a halt, but the reality is that many parents are still trying to repair the serious psychological damage those early years of the pandemic had on their children. And there have been some extreme reverberations.

‘It’s a myth that men don’t do night feeds’: Confessions of a stressed out working dad

March 28, 2024

For this latest installment of WorkLife’s Confessions, in which we exchange anonymity for candor, we spoke to a working dad who is a senior executive at a global retailer, about his daily challenges.

‘Make it work for you’: Which flexible business cultures are reaping profits and retaining talent

March 25, 2024

Jasmine Dawson, svp of digital at BBC Studios, is a mother of two children (ages 2 and 7) and has made it her mission to embed flexible working into her team of 130 people — working parents and nonparents alike.

Leadership

‘More energized by their work’: How Shopify’s dual-track promotion plan is working out

March 27, 2024

Employers are seeing higher retention when successful individual contributors aren’t forced into management positions.

‘You get the union you deserve’: Middle managers need more help handling staff union efforts

March 18, 2024

In recent years white collar workers in some industries like tech have attempted to organize, putting their managers in a tricky situation.

‘Being a leader, I learned, is not easy’: The employees who left middle management

March 12, 2024

Over 40% of managers with less than two years of managerial experience are currently looking for new jobs.

Special Edition
WorkLife Awards

Company culture has never been more important for organizations looking to attract and retain the best talent and the strongest cultures are built on values that run deep throughout the organization. The WorkLife Awards will recognize the top employers and the values that make them unique.