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The need to ‘work happy’

At HP's Amplify this week, I saw a video that encapsulated something all workers should take to heart: you should be happy in whatever job you do. If you're not, you're doing it wrong.

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Q&A: Real estate exec sees '15-minute city' concept migrating from Europe to the US

As companies rethink how to use in-person office space, and in many cases shutter underutilized real estate, newer concepts are taking hold to offer employees daily urban necessities and amenities — all within a 15-minute foot or bike...

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Productivity and the risks of ‘quiet quitting’

The latest trend upending the working world involves employees who do just enough to keep their jobs, but not enough to really help their company thrive. That's not good for anyone.

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As businesses embrace fully-remote work, does company culture suffer?

With many big-name companies embracing all-remote work, either by allowing workers to be fully virtual or by eliminating offices, a question arises: does that hurt company culture and employee connectedness?

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For developers, too many meetings, too little 'focus' time

Working at a large company? You’re less likely to get time to focus than peers at smaller firms, according to data from time management app Clockwise.

Why your company should subscribe to podcasting

One popular, inexpensive, and easy communications medium can solve a breathtaking range of remote-work problems.

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Is it bad to give employees too many tech options?

When it comes to technology, offering "employee choice" can help attract new employees and keep current workers happy. But is there a downside to offering too much choice?

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What is digital employee experience? A key worker retention tool

DEX software can help companies improve the technology their workers use every day, which in turn helps with employee retention.

Considering a website redesign? Why not do it in public?

The rebirth of ADA.gov offers a real-time glimpse into how language and modern interface constructs can transform a visitor’s experience

When it comes to building customer trust, service trumps sustainability

New PwC data documents a disconnect between customer and executive perceptions of what makes a business trustworthy

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IT and the Great Resignation

The ongoing talent upheaval affecting almost every industry isn't just an HR problem. IT has an important role to play, too.

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Worried about burnout? Few enterprises are set up to fight the real causes

C-level execs argue a fine game about caring about their employees — but those platitudes somehow never make it into the HR meetings about bonus benchmarks.

Will COVID's legacy be a healthier workplace?

If there's any silver lining to disasters, it's that they can quickly change rules and behaviors in ways that save many more lives over the long term. It's the same with COVID.

Seven ways to make meetings better

Although they’re essential to keeping people in the know, meetings can become a time sink that saps morale and diminishes productivity. Here are 7 ways to improve them.

Why remote work will lead to greater success

It's time to let go of collaboration bias and embrace the power of deep work.

Considering contract help? Keep these 10 tips in mind

Skills shortages are forcing more companies than ever to tap into the market for freelance talent. But keys to success are quite different than hiring full-time help.

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Workers planning 'bleisure' trips this summer spur travel demand

A new study shows Americans plan to extend their summer vacations in order spend at least some of their time away working.

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Apple’s self-repair program is bad for consumers, but might work well for IT

Apple has changed its self-repair program and has gone out of its way to make the program a horrible option for its intended audience: consumers. But it might make a lot of sense for enterprise IT wanting to do iOS device repairs.

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