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On "Severance": Why you should balance work and life instead of separating them entirely

The hit Apple TV+ series "Severance" offers searing commentary on corporate values, organized labor and finding purpose at work.
From left to right, actors John Turturro, Britt Lower, Christopher Walken and Adam Scott in “Severance,” now streaming on Apple TV+.
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Is the corporate dress code dead?

Jun 4, 2021
The move towards a casual dress code is more complicated than switching out a blazer for a sweatshirt.
Work attire has become more practical and streamlined over time.
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Can company culture survive Zoom?

Apr 14, 2021
"Culture doesn't come for free," one professor told us. "You have to keep feeding it."
Hand in Hand Soap's financial controller Arnie Cohen and his green-winged macaw Zoey make an appearance during a recent meeting.
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This holiday season, some companies are rethinking that open bar at the office party

Dec 14, 2017
Amidst news of sexual harassment scandals, some companies are canceling holiday parties while others limit alcohol or hire monitors to patrol the party.
Office parties often include alcohol, but some companies are thinking about limiting drinks or even eliminating the bar this year. 
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When mergers fail because of clashing work culture

May 23, 2016
The reported tension between two huge healthcare organizations signals that good business mergers are about more than just numbers.
Anthem Health Insurance headquarters in Indianapolis. The health insurer is reportedly nearing a deal to purchase Cigna.
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Japan's population is plunging, so where are the babies?

Apr 20, 2016
The nation fights an alarming trend with matchmakers and a shift in workplace culture.
Kumi Matsumoto and her second child in Tokyo. On balancing the demands of motherhood and work in Japan, "I’m the kind of woman who does not think that quitting is realistic choice," she said. 
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