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How one company used lockdowns to envision a new way of working

Purell maker GOJO took the pandemic as an opportunity to rethink the workplace.


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11 business lessons from iPod father Tony Fadell

'If you’re not failing, you’re not trying hard enough…,' he says. 'You’re not going to innovate and you’re not going to keep your company fresh.'

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California legislators put four-day workweek proposal on hold

Plans to reduce the standard workweek from 40 to 32 hours at larger firms have been shelved for now, but the bill could return.

Remote work and the end of super-commuting

Before the pandemic, more than four million Americans suffered through a daily work commute of more than 90 minutes. Help is on the way.

If your managers are stuck in the past, fire them!

Repeat after me: We don't work like we used to anymore — and anyone who can't see that is holding your company back.

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As biz travel slowly returns, some companies expect workers to pay their own way

Business travel is still two years away from reaching pre-pandemic levels, according to Deloitte. But when it does bounce back, some companies expect remote workers to pay for trips back to the office.

A ‘great resignation’ cure: Hire an employee engagement manager

Want to keep your folks from giving notice? Then treat them like they were your best customers.

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How Lenovo IT boosts diversity and inclusion

The tech giant has broadened its recruiting efforts and improved the onboarding process with an eye to effectively bringing on tech workers from a wide variety of backgrounds.

Video meetings don’t have to be live

Asynchronous video can deliver messages more effectively than email does—and make physical encounters more productive.

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The rise of 'bleisure' trips: How post-pandemic business travel will change

Business travel revenue is expected to return to normal by the end of 2024. But how workers participate in face-to-face meetings, how long they stay, and what new amenities they'll get will be very different.

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Signing up with a cloud provider? Don't forget to set an exit plan

It’s not simply about getting easy permission to go when it's time to part ways; it’s about IT making sure any decisions don’t complicate that eventual departure.

Vendor onboarding doesn’t have to be a slog

When you contract with a new vendor, a handful of best practices can ensure your new relationship gets off on the right foot, without unwarranted effort.

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Diversity in IT: To hire Black tech pros, partnerships are key

Employers looking to diversify their IT workforce have found success partnering with Black-oriented professional groups and educational organizations that seek to create diversity in tech.

Web accessibility is good for your soul—and for business

Few websites go the whole nine yards to make themselves fully accessible to the disabled. Yet compliance with the W3C’s Web Content Accessibility Guidelines is well worth the effort.

Furnishing the work-from-home office

The pandemic hammered the office furniture industry, but manufacturers are adapting with new designs that fit the needs of remote employees.

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Business execs see hiring as top issue in '22, even as pandemic wanes

A survey by PwC shows hiring issues and workplace equity are top concerns, even in corporate boardrooms. Overall, business leaders expressed optimism for the year ahead.

Why e-commerce search is so bad and what may soon fix it

What was that you were searching for? Many e-commerce sites don’t have a clue, so customers give up and leave in a huff without spending a dime. Vector search is solving the problem.

What you need to know about NFTs

NFTs have turned the art world upside down. But, believe it or not, they may also have promising uses in business.

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Talent war to push CIOs toward consultancies, managed services in '22

As organizations struggle to find IT talent to fill their needs, CIOs will find they have little choice but to outsource work, according to a new IT spending forecast. But they may be able to move past short-term goals and focus on...

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