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Quiet Quitting

All the talk of quiet quitting suggests this level of employee disengagement is new, prompted perhaps by the soul searching employees did relative to the pandemic. Not the case, argues

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Work Emails

For as long as we have had email, we have talked about the manner in which email has upended “work-life balance.” Jessica Bennett takes this question in a new direction,

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Preparing for the New Year

Mae Anderson and the Wisconsin Law Journal offer a nice synopsis of some of the primary concerns for business owners this year—from economic threats to regulatory changes. As to labor

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More EEOC Data Available

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission recently released new data and tools with respect to the collection of EEO data. In addition, EEOC has created a more dynamic platform for public

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How (Bitter)sweet it Is

Susan Cain’s Bittersweet: How Sorrow and Longing Make Us Whole is about the value of a “bittersweet” outlook on life. Notably, Cain speaks to the workplace, and how “[i]t’s the

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Managing Remote Workers

Authors Anne Helen Peterson and Charlie Warzel talk about their new book Out of Office: The Big Problem and Bigger Promise of Working from Home. One key take-away—remote and hybrid

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Less Pondering, More Gossip?

In The Extended Mind, author Annie Murphy Paul considers how to “think outside the brain.” Her thesis is that we have reached the limit of what our brains are capable

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The Evolving Workday

There is increasing employee interest, and increasing employer experimentation, in the four-day workweek. Steve Fields (founder and partner at Fields Law in Minnesota) and Thomas Carpe (CEO and principal architect

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Rethinking the Workplace

Emma Goldberg posits that the last two years provided a crowdsourcing opportunity of sorts regarding how we work, highlighting that the workplace “was one size fits some, with the expectation

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