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It’s time to imagine the new workplace

People are ready to go back to the office, but is the office ready for them? Experts weigh in on how they believe a global health crisis will transform how we work.

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Low-code tools can fill a void caused by the Great Resignation

With a dearth of skilled developers, more organizations are turning to low-code software development so enterprise users with little formal coding experience can build business apps. But the results aren't always the highest quality....

The 9-to-5 workday is over

Businesses big and small will have to deal with the demise of the 9-to-5. But beware of worker burnout.

Remote work and the end of super-commuting

Before the pandemic, more than four million Americans suffered through a daily work commute of more than 90 minutes. Help is on the way.

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As biz travel slowly returns, some companies expect workers to pay their own way

Business travel is still two years away from reaching pre-pandemic levels, according to Deloitte. But when it does bounce back, some companies expect remote workers to pay for trips back to the office.

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Q&A: What tech firms can do to grow their Black workforce

Research firm Jobs for the Future surveyed more than 1,000 Black adults and analyzed 200 organizations with successful strategies for hiring Black tech workers. JFF vice president and report lead author Michael Collins discusses the...

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Amex GBT: Biz travel isn't dead, and now we need 'Chief Journey Officers'

As business travel continues to tick back up, organizations are beginning to look at internal travel as key to creating and maintaining company culture as well as attracting and retaining top talent, according to a new study.

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With work-life ‘integration,’ say goodbye to the 9-5 workday

Instead of forcing employees to choose between work and a personal life, companies are pushing work-life integration, effectively blurring the lines between the two. The end game? Results matter more than punching a time clock.

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BlueJeans enters virtual corporate learning space

The Verizon-owned videoconferencing platform BlueJeans has launched a dedicated Corporate Learning and Training platform to improve engagement in virtual learning environments.

A ‘great resignation’ cure: Hire an employee engagement manager

Want to keep your folks from giving notice? Then treat them like they were your best customers.

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The loss of ‘decent work’ is making employees less productive

When companies better took care of their employees, those employees did more for their company — and were more loyal. It's time to get back to the days of 'decent work.'

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Q&A: Your company's been bought — here's how to keep your IT career on track

This year is likely to set a new record for tech mergers and acquisitions, setting up IT career hazards (and opportunities) for workers. Computerworld spoke to a global talent acquisition exec and an IT manager who went through an...

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IT workers grow restless, and younger ones want respect —Gartner

Fewer than a third of IT employees have solid plans to remain at their current organization, and what they value in a new job varies depending on their age, according to a new survey.

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Women, minorities less inclined to return to office, face 'proximity bias'

Minorities and women are less enthused about a return to the office full time because of caretaker responsibilities, concerns about safety and security, and feelings of inclusion, a recent survey found.

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Could the post-pandemic, hybrid workplace boost gender equality?

While flexible work polices have been praised for bolstering diversity in the workforce, when it comes to gender parity, it's unclear how much they'll help.

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What business can learn from the Afghanistan withdrawal and the Ukraine war

When decisions go bad, you can almost always blame inadequate intelligence, wrong assumptions and a focus on casting blame.

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Diversity in IT: To hire Black tech pros, partnerships are key

Employers looking to diversify their IT workforce have found success partnering with Black-oriented professional groups and educational organizations that seek to create diversity in tech.

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Report: US Black workers in tech switch jobs more often, feel less connected

Findings from a new report by Russell Reynolds Associates and Valence found that Black tech workers still face systematic workplace barriers.

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Business execs see hiring as top issue in '22, even as pandemic wanes

A survey by PwC shows hiring issues and workplace equity are top concerns, even in corporate boardrooms. Overall, business leaders expressed optimism for the year ahead.

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CFOs eye tech investments to attract, retain talent with AI/ML skills

A survey by a financial services and human resources software vendor showed CFOs are on the hunt for finance professionals who have skills in AI and ML platforms that can be used to parse data and tell a business value story.

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