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How Freelancing Is Changing Work

How Freelancing Is Changing Work

“When you talk to workers, they don’t want to sign up for a 9-to-5 job,” said Hayden Brown, who runs UpWork, a site that matches freelancers with employers.

Will the Pandemic Productivity Boom Last?

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Will the Pandemic Productivity Boom Last?

Fewer workers are making more stuff. If it lasts, that’s big news for the economy of the 2020s.This post was originally published on this site

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Beware Remote Bias

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Beware Remote Bias

As hybrid offices become the norm, remote workers risk being forgotten by management.

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Return to Work? Not With Child Care Still in Limbo, Some Parents Say.

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Return to Work? Not With Child Care Still in Limbo, Some Parents Say.

The rise of the Delta variant and the uncertainty over schools and child care are keeping these parents from applying for jobs.

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Remote Workers May Face Challenges in the Hybrid Office

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Remote Workers May Face Challenges in the Hybrid Office

The benefits of working from anywhere can also come with bias against those who aren’t seen around the hallways.

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Return to Office Hits a Snag: Young Resisters

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A generation gap has emerged between them and colleagues who value the workplace over the advantages of remote work. Bridging it may require flexibility.This post was originally published on this site

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Delays, More Masks and Mandatory Shots: Virus Surge Disrupts Office-Return Plans

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A wave of the contagious Delta variant is causing companies to reconsider when they will require employees to return, and what health requirements should be in place when they do.This post was originally published on this site

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Silicon Valley’s Best Pandemic Ever

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As the world reeled, tech titans supplied the tools that made life and work possible. Now the companies are awash in money — and questions about what it means to win amid so much loss.This post was originally published on this site

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