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The Future of Work? There's an app for that: Airbnb!

If there's any tech company that really gets the evolution of work, it's Airbnb. Here's why it gets what's going on.


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Apple backs off its return-to-work policy, cites virus resurgence

After telling employees they had to be in the office three days a week beginning May 23, Apple softened its position; it will continue a two-day-per-week office mandate as official hybrid policy. An Apple employee group said the...

Chromebooks: Desktops you can trust to be there

When a PC goes south, there’s often little you can do to get back to work. With a Chromebook, if one fails, you just get another one, and you’re back in business.

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The future of work: Apple’s heroes-to-zeroes story

If the business contortions brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic have taught companies anything, it should be that workforce resilience is a good thing.

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Apple is the latest example of how the remote work fight has gone lunatic

The recent corporate pushback against working from remote locations (referred to, unfortunately, as work from home) is both self-destructive and bizarre.

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No degree? No problem. Tech firms move away from college requirement for new hires

With a 2% unemployment rate, the tech industry is rethinking what job applicants need to get hired. Skills-based hiring is on the rise, and 59% of employers are considering eliminating college degree requirements — changes that could...

How one company used lockdowns to envision a new way of working

Purell maker GOJO took the pandemic as an opportunity to rethink the workplace.

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Dell, Cisco, and HP vs. Apple and the hybrid-work test

Apple's under fire from employees who don't like its hybrid return-to-the-office plans. Maybe it could learn something from some of its tech rivals.

Apple shows how work-from-home is here to stay

Workers are increasingly making it clear they will not be forced back into the office. Just ask Apple.

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Google, others adding office space in anticipation of the great return

In an about-face from early in the pandemic, companies are buying and leasing more office space in anticipation of workers returning to their desks — at least on some days. But these spaces could look dramatically different than the...

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6 virtual collaboration solutions for remote teams

These tools should help remote teams collaborate more successfully, and help managers feel confidence in supporting employee autonomy in the new hybrid workplace.

Neighborhoods, phone booths, and huddle rooms: Meet the office of the future

An increasingly nomadic workforce will demand different workspace accommodations. Here's how the trends are shaping up.

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Apple employees revolt against mandatory back-to-work policy

A group calling itself Apple Together published an open letter to Apple executives calling on them to change the company's policy of requring workers to be in an office at least three days per week.

It's time to speed up your business network

Now, companies need the fastest possible Internet service more than ever.

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In the new workplace, all we want is a chance to Flow and grow

Flow Club is an unusually effective attempt at online virtual co-working that aims to power productivity for remote workforces.

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The hybrid workplace needs to work for everybody

After talking to Kristi Woolsey, a BCG Smart Environments Group consultant, I get the sense that many companies may be missing the boat when it comes to settling on hybrid workplace plans.

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.

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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.

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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...

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