Will a recession get people back in the office?

Will a recession lead to a return to the office? Or will WFH reign supreme?

Juliet Bennett Rylah • June 24, 2022

Teens are going back to work

After dropping during the early pandemic, the number of teens with summer jobs is back on the rise.

Rob Litterst • June 24, 2022

Ending the battle over the office thermostat

A scientific journal found the ideal temperature range for a productive workforce.

Rob Litterst • June 7, 2022

Musk says screw remote jobs

“If you don’t show up, we will assume you have resigned.”

Jacob Cohen • June 2, 2022

CEOs had a phenomenal year. Workers, less so

It would take workers 186 years to earn what their CEOs do.

Jacob Cohen • May 31, 2022

Coworking is back

A combination of macro factors have led to a resurgence in coworking.

Rob Litterst • May 20, 2022

Digits: TikTok meetings, babies, and more

Plus: Lobbying spend is poppin’ and teen unemployment is droppin’.

Jacob Cohen • May 9, 2022

A new bill would limit employer spying

States are considering bills that would limit how employers can use tech to monitor their workers.

Juliet Bennett Rylah • April 26, 2022

What’s a ‘new collar’ worker?

A combination of macro factors have created a massive shift in the American workforce.

Rob Litterst • April 20, 2022

Amazon workers vote to unionize in closely watched case

The first worker union at Amazon may be a harbinger for the rest of the tech industry.

Jennifer Wang • April 4, 2022

Digits: Emoji news, overdue books, avocado mayhem, and more

Plus: Remote worker stats, and China’s livestream caps.

Jacob Cohen • April 4, 2022

Millions of Americans retired early. Now they want to work again

A wide range of factors are pushing retirees back into the workforce.

Mark Dent • April 1, 2022

The few spots where women earn more than men

Young women are outearning men in 22 metro areas.

Jacob Cohen • April 1, 2022

Puppet wranglers want a fair deal

Puppet wranglers say they’re unfairly treated compared to puppeteers, despite being the true puppet experts.

Juliet Bennett Rylah • March 22, 2022

Is daylight saving time over? Should it be?

The US might move to permanent daylight saving time, meaning no more time flip-flopping.

Juliet Bennett Rylah • March 18, 2022

How the war is destabilizing the digital gig economy

Ukraine and Russia are key players in the global gig economy, and the war is exposing how much American and European companies rely on them.

Mia Sullivan • March 16, 2022

By the numbers: Metaverse taxes, a McFlurry mess, and more.

Plus: “Lupin” was robbed, ironically, and auditors may need auditors.

Jacob Cohen • March 7, 2022

How LinkedIn’s trying to normalize job gaps

The increase in career gaps, remote work, and 4-day workweeks showcase a new era of flexibility in the workplace.

Rob Litterst • March 4, 2022

Science says ‘Zoom fatigue’ is real — and worse when you don’t like your face

A new study shows that people who don’t like how they look when videoconferencing are more likely to suffer from Zoom fatigue.

Rob Litterst • January 28, 2022

Mean, micromanaging bosses are ineffective and outdated

We asked you about your bad bosses and, oof, you delivered. Bad bosses often learn from others, creating a trickle-down toxic culture.

Juliet Bennett Rylah • January 17, 2022

4-day workweeks are the new trend taking over tech.

Bolt, a hot ecommerce startup, is the most recent tech company to adopt a 4-day workweek after testing it out during a 3-month trial.

Rob Litterst • January 11, 2022

Study: Workers don’t know they’re underpaid

A study found many workers underestimate how much they’d make in the same job at a different company.

Juliet Bennett Rylah • January 11, 2022

People are still quitting in droves

“The Great Resignation” is more of a national job swap than a communal cry of “I QUIT!”

Jacob Cohen • January 5, 2022

Employees are suing over workplace COVID infections. Do they have a case?

A California court decided a widow and her daughters can sue her employer over workplace COVID exposure.

Juliet Bennett Rylah • December 28, 2021

What’s going on with Kellogg’s?

Kellogg’s employees have been on strike since October as the cereal maker and unions have been unable to reach an agreement.

Juliet Bennett Rylah • December 17, 2021

Amazon’s warehouse tragedy puts its safety procedures under the microscope

An Amazon warehouse in Illinois was struck by a tornado, killing 6 people. Now, the company’s safety practices are under investigation.

Rob Litterst • December 15, 2021

Employers are spying on workers… to their own detriment

Workplace surveillance has crept into employees’ homes with the rise of remote work. Employees, unsurprisingly, don’t love it.

Juliet Bennett Rylah • December 14, 2021

What’s philanthropy as a service?

Groundswell sees philanthropy as an employee benefit, like a 401(k). Employees and employers add money, employees give as they see fit.

Juliet Bennett Rylah • December 9, 2021

A California city approved the highest minimum wage in the US… but is it enough?

West Hollywood just approved the highest minimum wage rate in the country, but it still falls short of the city’s living wage rate.

Juliet Bennett Rylah • November 5, 2021

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