Employers are reconsidering workplace benefits for newly remote workers

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With no kitchens to stock or in-person classes to offer, some employers are rethinking what perks they offer employees. Before Teampay was forced to close its Manhattan offices in early March, the company had a lot of the features you’d expect to find at a startup: a healthy snack bar and a much more popular unhealthy snack bar, coffee machines, and comfortable hangout areas where staff would gather for informal conversations. Read Full Story

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Kind Snacks founder explains his “3 Cs of Entrepreneurship”

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First introduced on ‘Shark Tank,’ these steps will ensure that creativity gives way to the tenacious scrutiny needed to build a differentiated, winning enterprise. On last season’s Shark Tank , the judges heard pitches from two impressive entrepreneurs who struggled to articulate the key attributes that differentiated their product. They could not explain how their offering stood out from those of their competitors. It struck me that that they may have skipped a critical step along an entrepreneur’s journey: the part where we become our own worst critics. Read Full Story

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Women are laboring 71 hours a week during the pandemic, and employers are not offering flexibility

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Most employers have not adjusted. Only half of people working from home say that their employers are allowing more flexibility. Did you know that this article was written while serving kids breakfast and providing 50 pieces of packing tape and “ask to enter” signage for a blanket fort? Welcome to pandemic working. A new survey by LeanIn.org and SurveyMonkey shows that women are doing gargantuan amounts of home labor during the pandemic—and suffering health consequences. Read Full Story

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How to Bring Your Best Self to the Online Conference Season

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Posted by cheryldraper Conference season is here! Of course, this year it looks a bit different. Instead of signing in at the front table and snagging seats next to some new pals, you’ll be setting up your computer as the main stage. For some, this is going to be a major learning curve. Virtual events can be tougher to follow and engage with. To help you out, we’ve compiled a list of best practices to show up ready and take on any online event you choose to attend this year. Don't forget, if you haven't yet, there is still time to purchase your MozCon Virtual ticket! Join us for MozCon Virtual! Set your intention To get the most out of your online event, you need to go in with an intention. That way you’ll be more likely to gain something from the experience. Ask yourself, what are you hoping to …

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