A family farm's quandary: small kids, no school and harvest around the corner

Jul 9, 2020
Soon the Schwagerls of Browns Valley, Minnesota, will need "all hands on deck." But they are facing fall with without child care or school.
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People are adjusting to working from home for the long haul

May 22, 2020
We check in with three people adapting to their new work environments. Zen attitudes about pantsless kids in video chats helps.
After two months of working remotely, people are adjusting to the idea of working from home long-term.
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During lockdown, why dress up?

Apr 30, 2020
Sales at clothing retailers dropped by 50% in March.
Loungewear will do just fine while you're working at home.
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Managers struggle with remote work, too

Apr 20, 2020
The crisis demands a more emotional supervision style.
How do you manage a team remotely?
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Too much virtual connection can be a bad thing

Apr 6, 2020
With millions working from home, video chats are on the rise. They can be exhausting.
One expert advises putting time limits on your work video calls during mandatory work-from-home due to the coronavirus.

Struggles of working parents on full display amid pandemic

Mar 26, 2020
But the difficulty of balancing work and family predate this crisis.
About 75% of moms and more than 90% of dads work In the U.S., according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Now, those parents are also homeschool teachers.
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When home becomes office, day care and school all at once

Mar 18, 2020
Kids, spouses and roommates are adding stress to unconventional work arrangements.
Designating time for each parent to work or watch the kids could help while working from home.
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Mass telecommuting is an opportunity for hackers

Mar 16, 2020
As more people work from home during the COVID-19 pandemic, the bad guys are out. Even if your laptop is secure, your home network might not be.
As more people work from home during the coronavirus pandemic, they're more vulnerable to being hacked.
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Working parents in China struggle with online schooling during the COVID-19 outbreak

Mar 16, 2020
Online classes are difficult for working Chinese parents with young children.
Ada Lu learned to ride a bicycle outside her apartment complex during the COVID-19 virus outbreak in Shanghai.
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