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The awkward return of the business meal

Aug 29, 2023
Juggling hors d'oeuvres and handshakes is no easy task.
People are back to making deals over lunch, and that means mastering the art of ordering a meal that won't spray all over your business associates.
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Companies have another reason to let go of office space: a potential recession

Jul 5, 2022
If the pandemic didn't convince CEOs to get rid of costly in-person work environments, an economic downturn might do the trick.
Occupancy periods in leasing agreements shortened during the pandemic, which could expand the amount of unused office space in a few years' time.
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Report to the office. No, don't. OK, come now. Actually, wait.

Dec 3, 2021
Delta, omicron — they are messing with return-to-office plans.
Google is among the companies to announce return-to-office plans, then delay them because of the spread of coronavirus variants.
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