Flexible arrangements might help women maintain a work-life balance, but can also weaken their position in the labour market and lose them earnings in the long term.
Pandemic control measures have meant that people have shifted to working from home, but this creates new cybersecurity threats.
The coronavirus pandemic has meant homes rather than offices have become workplaces. Companies need to respond to these new cybersecurity threats.
Employees are often reluctant to speak up at work. But if they make efforts to research their ideas and ensure they benefit the organization, it benefits both workers and employers.
Studies consistently show that many employees are reluctant to speak up at work, and are even hardwired to remain silent. How can we help people voice their opinions more effectively?
The authors didn’t examine diners’ perceptions of polka-dot masks specifically.
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The positive reaction to service workers wearing masks varied by region, with those in the West on the high end and people in the Midwest at the low end.
A patient care director in New York receives the coronavirus vaccine.
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The federal agency in charge of enforcing discrimination laws in the workplace said 'yes,' but there are some important exceptions and limitations.
In this November 2019 photo, Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, stands beside her husband at a Remembrance Day ceremony. She’s among high-profile women to go public with her miscarriage.
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Employees who have suffered a miscarriage or stillbirth are more likely to quit their jobs and suffer from impaired work performance. Pregnancy loss is not just a personal issue, but a workplace issue.
Front-line workers frequently make short TikTok videos while on the job.
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Workers are increasingly making short videos of themselves on the job and posting them to TikTok, creating a new challenge for employers trying to police their behavior.
CEOs have diverse opinions about the effectiveness of remote work.
Research and surveys show that many Canadian employees want to continue to work from home, at least sometimes, following the pandemic. But what do CEOs think?
Working from home could have positive and lasting effects on trust among colleagues.
Remote work has enabled us to have a new-found appreciation for the acquisition of skills and allowed us to witness manifestations of our shared values in a more transparent way.
Dogs have been constant companions to many during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Dogs process the sensory world very differently than humans, but love in a way that is entirely familiar.
This new age spirituality has entered many workplaces under the guise of self-help.
Lean In, by Sheryl Sandberg.
Confidence matters for men's job promotion prospects.
But for women, it's a different story.
Many workplaces have dramatically changed during the COVID-19 pandemic. Performance assessments and compensation should reflect the new way of working.
Existing employee assessment and compensation structures are not suited to the reality of remote work. It's time to change that.
Studies show women are perfectly capable of getting the job done.
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The gender gap in computing performance has dramatically narrowed, but a confidence gap remains.
Diversity isn’t enough.
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Dozens of companies have made pledges in recent months to make their workforces more inclusive. A scholar asked employees what they think that means.
Many essential workers believe joining a union could provide more protections.
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The coronavirus pandemic highlights the importance of ensuring safe workspaces, and a new study suggests unionization leads workers to speak up about poor conditions.
A brave new world.
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Tens of millions of Americans who have been telecommuting during the pandemic are beginning to head back to the office – even though COVID-19 remains a threat.
Maintaining social distancing is a challenge as workplaces reopen during the coronavirus pandemic.
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Smartphone apps and wearable devices can tell when workers have been within six feet of each other, promising to help curb the coronavirus. But they're not all the same when it comes to privacy.
To some, work might seem like a dangerous place to be right now.
Tens of millions of Americans who have been telecommuting during the pandemic may have to head back to the office as governors lift stay-at-home orders. Here's what you can do if you'd rather not.
Everyone wants less time commuting, better email etiquette and new places to work from.