5 things you can do to prepare for the new future of work

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The CEO of Jobcase shares insights from the company’s online community and steps people can take to navigate and adapt to this evolving environment. The future of work is no longer a thing of the future. COVID-19 has accelerated—and in many ways redefined—what our present and future of work looks like. Spurred by the pandemic, up to half of Americans are now working from home , a trend that experts predict will continue. Read Full Story

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4 things your company can do now to be ready for the future of work

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Companies that are quickly moving away from business as usual and adopting new practices to attract, engage, and retain their workforce are coming out on top. The past few months have arguably been some of the most challenging times in many of our lives. From navigating a global pandemic that’s impacted the health and well-being of people around the world to the racial injustices that have been brought to life from the killings of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and George Floyd, many companies are struggling to find the right thing to do or say. Read Full Story

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In the era of remote work, we still need offices

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The CEO of a coworking office company describes what the future of collaboration will look like, and how the traditional work space can fit in. If there’s one thing we know to be true in the business world, it’s that where Google leads, others will follow. Recently the company announced its plan to let employees work from home through the summer of 2021. If arguably the number-one advocate of in-office culture is leaving desks empty for more than a year, it begs the question: What purpose does the office serve going forward and how will companies adjust their real estate strategy accordingly? Read Full Story

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What toys from the past can tell us about how we predict the future

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The Museum of Future History explores how we colonize the future when we try to envision it. If there’s one thing we know for certain about the future, it’s that we don’t know what will happen. But we can—and do—try to make predictions: about how climate change will affect our planet, what will happen to the economy, which jobs will be in demand and which ones will be obsolete. Read Full Story

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How to upgrade your work-from-home uniform (while keeping comfy)

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From Lululemon pants to super-soft tee dresses, these staples are comfy, easy, and just put together enough to pull off a Zoom call. As someone who has worked from home for five years, I know a thing or two about waking up and changing out of my nighttime pajamas and putting on my daytime “pajamas.” I also know a few things about putting on athletic wear first thing in the morning as a nod to my future hopes of squeezing a midday run or workout. And putting on jeans and makeup, just to sit inside my house and look professional. In the past five years, I’ve run the gamut of figuring out what not to wear while trying to be productive, comfortable, and several degrees away from slobbish while working from home. But it was only recently that I was introduced to the psychology behind why clothes can impact how …

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2 ways bold leadership can impact the future of work for women of color

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If tech is the future of work, the authors maintain, it needs to work for everyone. Technology, an industry that promises innovation and meritocracy, is at a moment of reckoning. Major technology companies have come under fire from elected officials, social justice leaders, and the general public for neglecting important social responsibilities in both external and internal operations, largely by allowing racism to run rampant on social platforms and by creating toxic, homogeneous work environments that deter many from pursuing a career in the field or advancing. Read Full Story

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These are the top-paying remote jobs and how you can land one

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These roles for knowledge workers offer a strong outlook today, and in the future. While the numbers have dropped since the onset of the pandemic, a lot of us are still working from home. According to a survey from Gallup , 33% of Americans are always working remotely and 25% are working remotely sometimes. Of those who work remotely, nearly two-thirds of would like to continue to do so. Read Full Story

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