Articles about The Future of Work

Office Life

5 tips to picking the perfect office chair

It is of utter importance to take into consideration these 5 points before buying an office chair.

Morning Routine

Brooklyn Decker’s app completely simplified her morning routine

Did you know that most women only wear 20% of their wardrobe?

Productivity

This study supports you turning off Slack for a few hours per day

Is being in constant communication, through platforms like Slack, actually the best thing for us? According to a new study, maybe not.

Parenting

How a month of paternity leave turned me into a competent dad

At the end of my wife’s maternity leave, I would take over. For a whole month, I was going on paternity leave. And I was starting to question my decision.

Highest Paying Jobs

15 companies hiring for $100K+ jobs with really awesome Instagram accounts

How did we live before Instagram? Well we probably didn't have our nose in our phones as much, but seriously an Instagram account can say so much about a company and the people who work for it. 

Technology

A world-leading technologist on what the year 2038 will look like

Technology in the future: A “GPS for our lives”, jobs that will never be replaced by robots, and how humans and AI will work together.

The Future of Work

How ClassPass’s new app is a game changer for business travelers

With the tremendous rise of boutique fitness classes a few years ago ClassPass was a game changer with its subscription model for an array of all those great, but expensive workouts. Now with their latest investment round of $85 million led by Tamasek they have rolled out a new standalone app, which will be huge for business travelers who want to stay fit. 

Personal Finance

New study finds parents are paying more than ever for childcare

Higher costs are only resulting in more families that can't pay for it.

Cities

5 American towns that will pay you to move there

If you’re looking for a career, some fast cash and a solid place to live, check out one of these five midwestern towns that will pay you to move there.

News

Marco Rubio has proposed a parental leave bill funded by retirement benefits

New legislation would give employees paid family leave for at least two months. The catch? The money would come from your future Social Security payments.

Work-Life Balance

The people with the most free time live in these states

Feel like you have no free time? Perhaps you are living in the wrong state. Coleman Furniture conducted a survey of all 50 states to see which workers have the most free time and they came out with some rather interesting findings. 

Life

New York workers may soon be guaranteed 12 weeks of bereavement leave

When a family member dies people can suffer unspeakable loss and need time to grieve. If they live in New York all workers may soon be guaranteed 12 weeks of bereavement leave if a new bill passes. 

Highest Paying Jobs

These are the 15 cities with the most $100K+ jobs in August 2018

Ladders put together a list of the 15 cities hiring the most $100K+ jobs in August using data from its continuously updated database of high-paying jobs.

Office Life

Google is making it easier to reschedule your meetings

If you're planning meetings, you have likely been caught in the endless cycle of 'availability when?' emails. But now, Google is introducing a better way.

The Future of Work

The key to better workplace productivity may be self-driving cars

Cars that can drive themselves could relinquish a significant number of hours to focus on other things, like getting a head start on work.

The Future of Work

Here’s how to encourage more girls to pursue STEM careers

If girls have the smarts needed for success in STEM, then what factors explain why they don’t pursue education and careers in these fields?

artificial intelligence

Survey: 93% of people would trust instructions from a robot in the workplace

93% of people would believe a robot's instructions at the office and 59% feel AI will "improve operational efficiencies."

News

These are the industries with the most dissatisfied employees

Over 1,000 employees were surveyed about what frustrates them in their current careers and these were the top industries citing the most dissatisfaction. 

Health

Delta and Equinox teamed up to help you beat jet lag faster

People have different cures, but one of the tried and true tips that many experts recommend is to exercise if you are trying to combat jet lag.

Health

From Wall Street to a ring: How the founder of Shadowbox made a career risk work

The feeling of needing to move your body around and let's just be honest, punch something repeatedly after a long day at a high-pressured job is something many of us can relate to. That is how Daniel Glazer, once a busy New York City trader and now the CEO and Founder of boutique fitness boxing studio Shadowbox, released his stress after a long day of work (with a punching bag at a gym that is.)

Office Culture

At Amazon, you can appeal your firing to a jury of coworkers

If you're on the chopping block at your job, the decision of whether or not you get fired is usually in the hands of your manager. At retail giant Amazon, however, you can defend yourself and appeal the decision to a jury of your peers. Announced last year, the "Pivot" probation program is designed to help underperforming employees in danger of being fired in Amazon's growing workforce.

Leadership

How to get people involved in and committed to your company goals

As a leader, you can’t just send out memos with a list of goals and expect everyone to band together and commit to them. You have to harness the desire for purpose and commitment in a way that brings people together around your company goals.

Productivity

6 ways to use music to increase your productivity

Whether you’re using it to pump you up to work out when you’re tired or to unwind for a better night’s sleep, music is a powerful motivator in many different situations. According to the team at Brain.fm, functional music — which has specific characteristics — can also be ultra-helpful when you want to stay focused at work.

These are the Top 50 best places to work for in 2018

It's summer which means most of us are clamoring to get out of the office most of the time. However, if you work for one of these 50 companies that may not be the case. Indeed just released its 50 top-rated workplaces in America annual report and some pretty impressive companies made the cut. 

Books

This CEO dropped everything and moved to Bali and it changed his life completely

It sounds like the plot of a movie. Super successful CEO has a great job but is feeling burned out and never get to see his family and friends because of his career success. So he decides to drop everything and move to Bali. But this isn't a movie plot. This is what Ben Feder, the entrepreneur behind Take Two Interactive and the now President of International Partnership for Chinese internet titan firm, Tencent did.