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February 9, 2023
Where Does Remote Work Stand Three Years After the Pandemic Emptied Offices?
The unimaginable happened in March 2020. Many employers shuttered their offices and told their employees to work from home. Today, although office workers are still not coming in every day, offices across 10 major U.S. cities are over 50% filled for the first time since the pandemic started.Read the article : Where Does Remote Work Stand Three Years After the Pandemic Emptied Offices?
January 31, 2023
The Simple Act That Can Make You a Better Leader at Work and Happier at Home
Being a leader is about more than a title; it’s a mindset. And it fluctuates – people may feel more “leader-like” on some days than others. Feeling capable and confident can make leaders more successful for their organizations, so helping them feel the part every day is critical.Read the article : The Simple Act That Can Make You a Better Leader at Work and Happier at Home
January 10, 2023
Management Professor’s Research Spurs U.S. Push to Ban Noncompete Agreements for Workers
The United States is moving to ban noncompete agreements in labor contracts, and research from Maryland Smith management professor Evan Starr is behind the push.
January 5, 2023
When the Award Goes to … Someone Else
In new research in the Academy of Management Journal, Hui Liao and her co-authors look at how the experience of almost winning impacts the performance of nominees, specifically their collaboration with others.Read the article : When the Award Goes to … Someone Else
December 14, 2022
How to Ask for What You Want Before Taking a Job
Are you looking through the details of a new job offer or planning to ask for a raise with your current employer? The labor shortage and need for good employees means you still have some leverage. And with inflation the highest it’s been in decades; you shouldn’t pass up the opportunity to get the…Read the article : How to Ask for What You Want Before Taking a Job
November 22, 2022
Feeling Burned Out at Work? Here’s How to Fix It
Burnout. It’s the reason 40% of professionals have sought new career opportunities recently, according to a 2021 Limeade survey.Read the article : Feeling Burned Out at Work? Here’s How to Fix It
November 17, 2022
A Different Perspective on Whether Corporate America is Failing Women
Online career platform, The Muse reports corporate America is still failing women in 2022.Read the article : A Different Perspective on Whether Corporate America is Failing Women
November 10, 2022
Last Friday, about 3,700 Twitter employees learned they lost their jobs after access was suspended to company-wide systems, like email and Slack.Read the article : Twitter Upheaval
November 8, 2022
What “The Mole” and Your Job Have in Common
Netflix rebooted “The Mole'' this year and HuffPost, in How To Beat Someone Who's Undermining You At Work, According To Science And 'The Mole', asked the mole from the show, and workplace paranoia experts how to tell if a co-worker is trying to sabotage you.Read the article : What “The Mole” and Your Job Have in Common
October 13, 2022
Musk’s Twitter Reversal: Smith Experts Weigh Financial, Operational Implications
Elon Musk’s offer to proceed with a $44 billion acquisition of Twitter has the two sides working to close the deal ahead of the recently extended court deadline of October 28.Read the article : Musk’s Twitter Reversal: Smith Experts Weigh Financial, Operational Implications