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Office air quality could be dumbing down workers

Jun 4, 2019
If only we could open those floor-to-ceiling windows.
Employees work in an office in Moscow in 2014.
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Business is getting personal as values take over the workplace

Jun 3, 2019
From meat-free corporate culture to climate activism, personal beliefs are moving front and center in the professional world.
A WeWork co-working location in Tokyo.
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A four-day workweek, good benefits, and a sense of pride: what American workers want from employers

Jun 3, 2019
Our latest Marketplace-Edison Research Poll surveyed American workers to find out what they value in the workplace and some of the challenges that they’re facing.
A group of business people having a meeting in an office
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How did you ask for a raise?

Jun 3, 2019
Compared to women, more men end up receiving the raise they asked for.
A man makes his next move.
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Younger workers are pushing for greater work-life balance

Jun 3, 2019
They're bringing self-care to work and pushing for more flexibility to have a life.

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Remote offices find creative workarounds as more Americans stay home

May 6, 2019
Some companies are completely doing away with the physical office. But that doesn't mean skipping the water cooler chit-chat.
A home office. The number of non-self-employed Americans working from home has more than doubled since 2005.
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College graduates see best job and pay prospects in years, survey says

Apr 22, 2019
The tight labor market is translating into one of the most robust hiring seasons for college grads in recent years.
Nearly 300,000 students attended HBCUs in 2015.
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Zoom goes public as video takes over conference rooms

Apr 17, 2019
Video meetings have made it possible to work remotely from pretty much anywhere. But there's still no substitute for in person eye contact. And you have to do your hair.
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