Anne Helen Petersen is the co-author of a new book on the future of remote work. She says companies need to clearly know what goal they are pursuing when asking remote workers to come back in person.
NPR's Scott Simon remarks on the persistence of robocalls, which have taken on fresh annoyance these days with so many people working from home.
More than a year into telework, the tech giant has said about 60% of its employees will work remotely two days a week. Twenty percent will work from home permanently.
So many people who are working from home are feeling burnt out these days. Shaking things up and finding moments of joy could help us put energy back into our work.
All three companies say they intend to abide by local health protocols and safety guidelines as limited numbers of employees will be allowed to return to headquarters.
2020 made moving a reality for millions. Some moved to be near family. Others achieved their pipe dreams of moving to distant locations in pursuit of a better lifestyle and cheaper cost of living.
Since more people are working from home, they're using the opportunity to migrate to other places. Big cities are seeing the biggest outflows, according to new surveys.
Draining. Awful. Those are the words being used to describe virtual meetings. "What we as human beings need, want, seek ... is human contact," says Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella.
At a time of mass work from home and with many people moving to spacious suburbs, Amazon is funding a large expansion of corporate real estate and 3,500 jobs in six U.S. cities.