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Is The Future In-Office, Remote or Both?

Where people work will influence what jobs are available. Back in March, the assumption seemed to be that most white collar workers being sent home because of the coronavirus outbreak would be able to return later in the year. Many made statements about September or maybe December at the latest being feasible for offices to […]

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Job Losses, Like Coronavirus, Could Be Nearing a Second Wave

Of course the first wave never really ended, but let’s move past that. This is what the official unemployment rate looks like, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (PDF), as mapped out over the last two years. The problem has been exacerbated by the continued resistance of Congressional Republicans to pass another round of […]

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Music As Productivity Help or Hinderance

Walk through an office and you might see some people sitting at the desks working while they have headphones of some kind in or on their ears. Some companies don’t allow this kind of activity, restricting employees from listening to music or anything else, or they might have something playing over speakers in the office […]

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People Want to Stay in Their Jobs, Companies Should Encourage That

A new study shared here reveals 86% those aged 25-35 – roughly “Millennials” – would prefer to remain in their current job if given the chance. They’d like to move up in the organization but also value the development of skills and abilities that, unfortunately, their employers just aren’t providing them. Many companies frequently encourage […]