Tag: workplace culture

Why We Must Trust Remote Workers

Remote work during COVID-19 has exploded in both popularity and necessity as millions of people are losing their jobs with businesses closing down. But even before COVID-19, remote work was on the rise. In 2019, 1 out of every 10 Americans were working from home at least 1 day a week. Remote work is so valued by employees because it lets workers have a better work-life balance, increase productivity and …
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The Burnout Economy

Feeling burned out after working long and hard is all too common in today’s workplace. In the U.S. alone, 51% or workers have felt burned out more than once. This isn’t just professionals who say they have felt burned out, though 77% say that they have, but even 84% of Millennials say that they have felt burned out more than once. Combining overwork with low pay is a recipe for …
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How Headphones Have Changed the Workplace Forever

People today are listening to music on their headphones and earbuds nearly everywhere; on trains, buses, planes, and many more. But only about 100 years ago, headphones didn’t exist yet. In fact in 1895, the Electrophone allowed subscribers to listen in on live performances over phone lines and cost, in today’s dollars, around $800 a year – that’s more than 6 times what Spotify costs today. The first real headphones, …
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Marijuana in the Workplace

In the last 50 years, the support for marijuana legalization has increased by more than 5 times. And with all this support a lot has changed in so many states. Although many states are still outright banning all marijuana use and sales, many are fully legal and even more are somewhere in between.   The most lenient of states for marijuana use include Alaska, which allows citizens to possess up …
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