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The pandemic has spurred many workers to contemplate their futures – and whether they ever want to return to office life. Edward Hopper, 'Morning Sun' (1952) via hermien_amsterdam/flickr

What inspired digital nomads to flee America’s big cities may spur legions of remote workers to do the same

The pandemic exposed the contradictions and tensions at the heart of 'creative class' cities and jobs.
Older job candidates face the dual issue of age discrimination and more vulnerability to COVID-19. sasan rashtipour/unsplash

Being good at your job won’t stop age discrimination

Those over 43 years old are equally discriminated against when applying for a job, whether they are good or bad applicants, according to new research.
Catching a glimpse of a co-worker’s baby or pet can help humanize workplaces and make colleagues more understanding and empathetic — one positive byproduct of the pandemic-fuelled remote work phenomenon. (Shutterstock)

COVID-19 could have a lasting, positive impact on workplace culture

Working from home during the COVID-19 lockdown has caused a relaxation in traditional workplace rules, giving rise to a virtual workplace that is more flexible and humane.

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