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When it comes to data, resist your inner packrat

Hanging onto information after it's no longer needed carries all kinds of risks. Businesses need rules for when and how to throw stuff away.

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In a remote-work world, a zero-trust revolution is necessary

Zero trust is not just for cybersecurity specialists — it’s the new necessary way of life for business.

Can your employer spy on your iPhone or Android phone?

California eyes law to protect workers from digital surveillance

Digital monitoring and AI supervision are increasingly prevalent in a wide range of job roles. With that in mind, the California State Assembly is working on a bill that could lead to a wide range of protections for employees in the...

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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Planning a full return to the office? Beware 'a stampede of top talent'

Though some knowledge-based companies are insisting workers return full time to offices, the practice could result in a major exodus of workers from those jobs seeking more flexible arrangements.

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Execs to workers: Back to the office for thee, but not for me

Top brass are less likely to commute in every day, according to a survey by Slack, which claims workers are seeing more stress as a result of being required to go back into the office.

If your managers are stuck in the past, fire them!

Repeat after me: We don't work like we used to anymore — and anyone who can't see that is holding your company back.

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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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California eyes four-day workweek for larger firms

A bill proposed in the California legislature is already drawing fire from business, with one group warning that a shorter workweek would “discourage job growth” in the state.

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Mergers and acquisitions and takeovers — oh my!

Elon Musk’s move to buy Twitter this week might not work out as well as he thinks. Hostile takeovers can often lead to Pyrrhic victories.

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Google to invest $9.5B in US offices and data centers this year

Google plans to boost its real estate spending as offices reopen and the company's hybrid work strategy begins to roll out.

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Box throws its hat into the digital whiteboarding ring

The cloud content management company becomes the latest to offer its customers a virtual whiteboard to help support collaboration amongst distributed teams.

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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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Don't look now, but the blue-collar remote work revolution is coming

It's not just laptop laborers who can work from home. Technology will enable many jobs to go remote. Here's what we should all be thinking about.

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As employees return to the office, connectivity remains a concern

Employees expect to increase video calls as hybrid work arrives, while traditional voice calls drop by 20%, according to a CCS Insight survey.

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Why are all those people resigning — and where are they going?

We all know workers are fleeing their jobs, but exactly why are they leaving and where are they going anyway? Here are some answers.

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Q&A: Qwick CEO details his company's 4-day workweek trial

The hospitality gig-work platform is testing a 4-day, 32-hour workweek for full-time staffers until July, then will decide whether to stick with the change.

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ClickUp adds Whiteboards to its collaboration platform

Digital whiteboards are in demand as distributed teams look for more ways to collaborate visually.

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Async video platform Loom gets collaborative ‘HQ’

With aynchronous video evolving into an alternative to real-time conversations, companies like Loom are scrambling to add capabilities to their apps and software.

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Google Workspace rolls out updates to Meet, Chat and Voice

Google is looking to bridge the gap between physical and remote meeting attendees, and boost real-time and asynchronous collaborations through a new set of features across its Workspace collaboration platform.

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