At Procter & Gamble, where there are around 107,000 employees, the average new hire works five different roles within their first 10 years of the company. Meanwhile Nestlé also launched its own internal generative AI tool, NesGPT to empower employees, boost productivity and increase efficiency. 

Newsletter

Sign up below to get daily news and analysis.

Sign Up

Most Popular

An inside look at Gensler’s office of the future

February 12, 2024  ■  7 min read

Ever since Gensler opened the doors to its new San Francisco office, attendance has steadily been increasing.

‘It’s a landmine’: Why does no one trust each other at work?

February 19, 2024  ■  9 min read

Repairing trust between all levels within organizations, will be critical in 2024, not just for the well-being of individuals, but the well-being of businesses. We spoke to a range of workplace experts to hear how this trust crisis can be averted.

‘I’m never going to be able to retire:’ Gen Xers cast doubts on life after work

February 20, 2024  ■  6 min read

According to Randstad’s recent WorkMonitor report, which surveyed 27,000 workers, only 50% of workers thought they would retire before 65.

Latest

TikTok trend watch: Should exclamation points be used more sparingly in work communications?

February 23, 2024  ■  4 min read

Workers are chronicling their inner debates around resisting the urge to add too many exclamation points in professional emails.

‘An entrepreneur has to adapt to change:’ Q+A with Mark Cuban on building a business

February 22, 2024  ■  7 min read

For the first time, Mark Cuban is working with MasterClass to bring members his very own tips directly with his class “Win Big in Business.”

WTF are RTO shadow policies?

February 22, 2024  ■  5 min read

Shadow policies are when individual managers allow some employees to work remotely, even though there is a RTO mandate in place.

Office romances surge amid RTO momentum

February 22, 2024  ■  4 min read

Nearly a third of workers have started a romantic relationship at work after going back to the office, according to a recent survey.

The hottest new office amenity: a place to actually focus

February 21, 2024  ■  4 min read

Some newer productivity-centric spaces are cropping up in offices like libraries or other areas that are dedicated quiet zones.

How to set better boundaries while working hybrid

February 21, 2024  ■  4 min read

Setting boundaries at work (and honoring coworkers’ boundaries) are key to achieving better work-life balance and combating burnout.

WTF Explainers

WTF are microcultures? (and why they are important in workplaces today)

February 14, 2024  ■  4 min read

Getting hybrid arrangements right requires embracing specific team cultures more than single corporate cultures, experts say.

WTF is a new collar worker?

January 30, 2024  ■  4 min read

New collar workers are signaling a new era in hiring that doesn’t care for the credential of a college degree.

WTF is a psychological contract with your employer?

January 26, 2024  ■  4 min read

At the most basic level, employers are promising workers they’ll get paid, benefits and some kind of support to help them do their jobs, while employees are promising their employers they’ll give their time and labor and follow their workplace’s norms. But of course it often goes deeper.

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.

View other special packages

The Return

Culture

‘It’s a landmine’: Why does no one trust each other at work?

February 19, 2024  ■  9 min read

Repairing trust between all levels within organizations, will be critical in 2024, not just for the well-being of individuals, but the well-being of businesses. We spoke to a range of workplace experts to hear how this trust crisis can be averted.

‘Mandatory 8 a.m. daily check-ins, no agenda’: Q+A with Corporate Sween on TikTok

February 19, 2024  ■  7 min read

Corporate Sween, a character played by Ben Sweeny, is a toxic manager that you don’t just hate — you despise.

Why teamwork challenges persist in every type of work setting

February 15, 2024  ■  3 min read

Almost 70% of workers said they aren’t satisfied with the way they currently work with their teams, according to a recent survey.

Leadership

5 things employers need to know about reporting their Scope 3 carbon emissions

February 16, 2024  ■  8 min read

We spoke with experts to better understand how employers should prepare for new reporting mandates, including Scope 3 carbon emissions.

Here is the impact of newsroom union strikes on publisher traffic and published articles

February 02, 2024  ■  4 min read

Five media company unions organized work stoppages in the past month, with hundreds of staff walking off the job for one to three days.

How to create your own personal board of directors

January 24, 2024  ■  6 min read

With this approach, an individual has a group of people that they can rely on for mentorship and career advice.

Talent

‘I’m never going to be able to retire:’ Gen Xers cast doubts on life after work

February 20, 2024  ■  6 min read

According to Randstad’s recent WorkMonitor report, which surveyed 27,000 workers, only 50% of workers thought they would retire before 65.

Feeling betrayed after layoffs spree, more workers flock to freelance

February 15, 2024  ■  5 min read

The uncertainty created by continued mass layoffs is causing more employees to move into freelance work or start their own businesses. And the rise of generative AI is making that an even more attractive prospect for them.

Companies are offering return-to-work post-parental leave programs to boost retention

February 06, 2024  ■  5 min read

They’re allowing parents to work reduced schedules or have limited responsibilities in the months after they return to ease the transition.

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.