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Apple fails to innovate the new future workplace

Insisting on an in-office presence for employees means Apple is not working hard enough to reinvent the future of work.

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In a hybrid workforce world, what happens to all that office space?

Just 11% of businesses use all of the office space they own or lease, and nearly 45% use half their available space or less, according to a new study. As companies come to grips with a more hybrid and remote workforce, their office...

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Companies move to drop college degree requirements for new hires, focus on skills

A new study shows employers are ending college degree requirements for many jobs openings, focusing instead on skills, experience, and personality traits. The sea change opens up tech jobs to a more diverse pool of candidates.

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If you've ever worked remotely, you likely want to keep it that way

Most people who have worked remotely at least some of the time do indeed prefer to do so in future, Deloitte explains.

Why your company should subscribe to podcasting

One popular, inexpensive, and easy communications medium can solve a breathtaking range of remote-work problems.

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Compensation chasms remains for women, minorities — even as salary gaps close

While pay for employees has normalized over the past few decades, when it comes to gender and race, total compensation gaps are still wide — especially in technology fields.

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Is it bad to give employees too many tech options?

When it comes to technology, offering "employee choice" can help attract new employees and keep current workers happy. But is there a downside to offering too much choice?

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What is digital employee experience? A key worker retention tool

DEX software can help companies improve the technology their workers use every day, which in turn helps with employee retention.

How remote work disrupted global supply chains

Many experts thought COVID-19-related lockdowns would reduce demand for hard goods. The opposite happened.

How remote work will improve lives — and destroy cities

The absence of tech and other workers is crushing city budgets and services, which could cause a chain reaction leading to the decay and shrinking of urban centers.

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Striving for a better balance in the future of work

Employers insisting on a 9-5 working culture in the digital age reduce productivity and increase staff churn for little reward, a new report explains.

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Q&A: Dropbox exec outlines company's journey into a remote-work world

Almost two years after Dropbox announced it would become a virtual-first company, Andy Wilson, director of product, talks about why hybrid-work was never an option and what lessons the company has learned.

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FCC head wants to boost ‘broadband’ standard to 100Mbps nationwide

FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel asked her colleagues to consider increasing the minimum broadband standard of 25Mbps to at least 100Mbps — and possibly 1Gbps. The change could help people working from remote locations.

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7 ways to keep remote and hybrid teams connected

A downside to remote and hybrid work environments is fewer opportunities for informal interactions with co-workers. Here’s how company leaders can create a sense of connection among employees.

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Zuckerberg, Musk and how to mitigate bad executive decisions

When corporate leaders make bad decisions, it’s time to turn to employee metrics to try to ameliorate the damage.

Why open-plan offices are a disaster for your company

The best thing employers can do for happy, loyal, and productive staff is to let them work when and where they want—the worst thing: an open-plan office.

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Remote work spurs a national wage leveling in tech

As more workers choose to work remotely, organizations face a dilemma: do they pay remote workers the same as those living in high-cost metropolitan regions? For some companies, that conundrum is already a reality.

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The future of work is a tech (and management) challenge

A Corel survey indicates 78% of employees say leadership should do more to boost collaboration, and 27% say their company has invested in the wrong tools for the job.

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