Why more companies are hiring heads of remote work

Oct 26, 2021
It's about company culture, performance management and lots of logistics.
With many companies embracing work-from-home or hybrid models, some are creating leadership positions to focus on the transition.
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Is going into the office necessary?

A Minnesota government employee says the absence of disruptions allows her to focus better, and work more efficiently, at home.
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How can company leaders best manage a return to the workplace?

Constance Dierickx, author of "High-Stakes Leadership," speaks about how managers can best help workers transition from a work from home environment to a back in-person and hybrid work situation.
As companies consider how best to return to ask employees to return to in-person or hybrid work environments, Constance Dierickx says the key to success includes "connection."
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California looks to regulate work quota algorithms

Sep 14, 2021
A measure to regulate Amazon's and other companies' use warehouse work algorithms is headed to Gov. Newsom.
A view of Amazon's current logo.
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Companies moving to hybrid workplaces will face new challenges

Apr 15, 2021
Big companies like Ford, Target and Microsoft plan to have some workers on-site, some remote. Those on-site may gain advantage, experts say.
Big companies moving toward a hybrid workplace model, like Microsoft, should ensure  that their in-person and off-site employees are treated equitably.
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The pandemic is making people rethink their careers

Apr 6, 2021
Twenty-five percent of workers plan to look for a new job soon, a new survey says. The top reason: a reevaluation of work-life balance.
The top reason for so many people changing careers? Work-life balance.
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Will offering employees vaccination incentives work?

Feb 17, 2021
Behavioral economists say there could be unintended consequences. And rewarding vaccinations remains legally murky.
Could incentives make employees more or less suspicious of COVID-19 vaccinations?
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Most who work from home want to keep doing it, study finds. Will they be able to?

Dec 9, 2020
Businesses in tech, finance, insurance and law are planning to let employees WFH after the pandemic ends.
People may not want to work from home all the time, says Juliana Horowitz of Pew, but "there's definitely a shift towards wanting that to be at least part of their work arrangement."
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How workplaces could help distribute the vaccine

Dec 2, 2020
Employer-sponsored programs make vaccinations convenient and help to normalize the idea of getting one.
A sign reflects the widespread interest in being protected from the coronavirus. Workplace vaccinations could bring protection to more people.
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What if working from home becomes permanent?

Oct 22, 2020
The longer the pandemic lasts, the likelier it seems that many of us will be working from home forever.
A real estate agent works from home in Orlando, Florida, on Oct. 1.
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