AI coach and zero-gravity sex therapist: 5 jobs from the space workforce of the future

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As we get closer to the prospect of inhabiting space, the workforce will need to dramatically readjust. Humans have been living and working in space for decades. Ever since the first crew arrived at the International Space Station (ISS) in late 2000, we’ve accelerated toward the next era of the Space Age, in which we sustain new human activities—spanning research, exploration, and industry—in orbit, on the moon, on Mars, and beyond. Read Full Story

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A primer on the history of sexual harassment—and why it deserves a place in diversity training

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A historical understanding of sexual harassment should be provided in organizational trainings, says this author and historian. Last fall, I taught a new class called “#MeToo: A Cultural History” at Miami University. To my surprise, more than half of the 40 students in this humanities elective were business majors. Several had been inspired to take the class by the #MeToo movement . Others enrolled after having already experienced various forms of workplace sexual harassment. Why are young women entering the workforce in the 2020s still encountering pervasive sexual harassment, and what can we do about it? Read Full Story

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Employee expectations are changing. Here are 5 ways to keep up

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Organizations must evolve their HR services to recruit and retain the best employees who, because of the WFH revolution, have more options, says this workforce management exec. Even before the pandemic disrupted life as we know it, the human resources department was feeling the pressure to evolve. Due to the ease of use of consumer apps and websites, employees simply expect more. The need for a better way to connect with colleagues and improved accessibility of core people systems and services was rising. Being “at work” was no longer an excuse for digital “not working.” Read Full Story

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Headed back to the office? These are your rights as an employee

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An employment lawyer discusses legal rights across both sides of the table, as social distancing restrictions lift and the workforce returns to their work spaces. The remote work “new normal” has brought up countless questions for employers and employees. At the outset, many office workers were thrilled at their newfound lack of commute, the freedom to work from home, and the demise of business casual. Five months in, challenges have arisen. People are feeling lonely and isolated. We need people, but in a pandemic, where there are people, there is fear. Read Full Story

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4 ways to recapture what’s lost when we’re not in an office

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When we’re not sharing a physical space, we miss out on some key elements of collaboration. But there are good workarounds. Human beings are extraordinarily adaptable, and even amidst the extreme physical isolation of COVID-19 life, we’ve discovered that we can communicate effectively without face-to-face interactions, manage people and lead entire businesses from our bedrooms, and translate our lockdown boredom into inventive business ideas and entertaining creations. Read Full Story

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From now on, every company must become a digital health company

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The pandemic shows that businesses must take on a new responsibility for the health of their employees and customers. Here’s a to-do list to get you started. No matter how much time you’ve spent thinking through the future of work, it’s time to rethink the future all over again. In my scenario planning, I didn’t account for a world that would require overnight support for a remote workforce, new spaces that promote physical distancing, rotating shifts to minimize contact between people, or the provision of onsite medical testing as a result of a global pandemic. But here we are. Read Full Story

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