Jul 10, 2020
Virtually indispensable: How work-from-home skills became a boon for the post-office reality
Work-from-home (or anywhere) used to be something you’d have to convince employers was good for the company.
Jun 26, 2020
Beyond remote work: Bringing serendipity back to the office
This article is part of the Future of Work briefing, a weekly email with stories, interviews, trends and links about how work, workplaces and workforces are changing. Sign up here.Kai Micah Mills had been working in a different state from his work partner for years. More recently, though, his partner, Ben...
Jun 19, 2020
What to read, watch and listen to this Juneteenth
We asked Black leaders and employees in media and marketing for the reading, watching and in one case, playing, they should do to mark the day, and do work that supports ways to create a more just society.
Jun 12, 2020
Office politics: The class war has arrived at work
After all, the office and its trapping were great (superficial) equalizers, with everyone getting the same amount of desk space and the same snacks available for more. Yes, you may be getting paid less than your boss, but you were all taking the same subway in, complaining about the same...
Jun 5, 2020
‘The boundaries have broken’: Employers deal with the reality of workers bringing their ‘whole selves’
ven as employers have touted “bring your whole self to work” theorems over the past couple of years, it’s forgotten that that privilege has only really been afforded to a few. For many, bringing your whole selves to work isn’t an option. And the realities of the current work-from-home brigade...
May 29, 2020
‘I carry my phone to the bathroom’: How remote work can foster a new kind of ‘presenteeism’
It’s a problem rife across organizations exacerbated by our current virtual, distributed lives. Call it the rise of virtual presenteeism, the need to be “present” at all times and demonstrating that through “always-on” availability, despite not fully functioning.