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COVID-19 Changed Professionals’ Priorities

By |February 2nd, 2021|Categories: Goals, Holiday Season, Resolutions, Work Bosses, Work-Life Balance|Tags: , , , , |

COVID-19 Changed Professionals' Priorities After a year of lockdowns, layoffs and juggling the blurred lines of work and life, nearly half of business professionals surveyed by Office Pulse said the COVID-19 pandemic has shifted their focus for 2021. Has the COVID-19 pandemic caused [...]

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Work Spouses More Valuable Amid Pandemic

By |February 1st, 2021|Categories: Millennials, Office Habits, Work Bosses, Work Spouse, Work-Life Balance|Tags: , , , , |

Work Spouses More Valuable Amid Pandemic Do you have a colleague who’s a “go-to” friend? Someone you gossip with, confide in, and, when safe, grab a drink with? Then you have a work spouse, and 2020 taught us they are more valuable than [...]

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Vaccine Willingness High Among White-Collar Workers

By |January 12th, 2021|Categories: Featured, Gen-Z, Millennials, Office Habits, Workplace Benefits|Tags: , , , , , , |

Vaccine Willingness High Among White-Collar Workers Many would feel safer with a vaccine mandate at their job A majority of business professionals will likely take the COVID-19 vaccine, and many would feel safer coming to work if it was mandated by their employer, a new survey [...]

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Workplace Satisfaction Up (During a Global Pandemic)

By |January 6th, 2021|Categories: Work-Life Balance, Workplace Benefits, Workplace Satisfaction|

Workplace Satisfaction Rises in 2020 During a year when pay remained stagnant, promotions stalled, layoffs were widespread and workloads grew, overall workplace satisfaction remained surprisingly strong and company loyalty nearly doubled, according to Office Pulse's Yearly Satisfaction Survey of 231 business professionals in the US [...]

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You Can Still Burn Out While Staying In

By |October 23rd, 2020|Categories: Work-Life Balance, Workplace Satisfaction|Tags: , , , , , |

You Can Still Burn Out While Staying In Since the pandemic began, more than 8 out of 10 workers have had their working situation changed. And while many people are hunkering down in their home offices, a majority say their ideal working environment [...]

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Most Companies Devoted to Improving Diversity in 2020

By |October 23rd, 2020|Categories: Work Bosses|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Most Companies Devoted to Improving Diversity in 2020 This year, diversity in the workplace isn’t just hard to ignore – it’s impossible. As protests shift the public eye to the barriers faced by people of color in the US and Canada, many companies [...]

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Politics Permeate the Workplace

By |October 13th, 2020|Categories: Work Bosses|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Politics Permeate the Workplace 1 in 3 have seen co-workers fight over politics, new study finds Not even a global pandemic could temper a political divide among Americans, and those partisan politics are leaking into the workplace. Workers have seen a heated argument over politics between colleagues, faked interest in [...]

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COVID on Campus: Ensuring Safety for Students and Staff

By |September 16th, 2020|Categories: Gen-Z, Millennials, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

COVID on Campus: Ensuring Safety for Students and Staff Nearly 1,000 colleges or universities across the US have welcomed students back to campus for the fall and now face the unfamiliar task of keeping case counts low amid a global pandemic. A recent Office Pulse study helps to [...]

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Hotels, Get Ready: People Are Coming

By |August 28th, 2020|Categories: Work Bosses|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Hotels, Get Ready: People Are Coming More people are starting to travel as they get comfortable with navigating the new normal. In fact, the number of people passing through airport checkpoints recently hit its highest level since mid-March. And while the number of people flying may [...]

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Residents Miss Their Amenities During COVID-19

By |July 31st, 2020|Categories: Millennials, Multi-family building, News, Work-Life Balance|Tags: , , , , , |

Residents Miss Their Amenities During COVID-19 Here's what property managers can do to make their spaces feel safer Modern-day urban professionals are looking for more than a place to hang their hat – from pools to laundry services, multi-family buildings are adding a range of amenities [...]

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Companies Face Time Off Backlog or Burnout

By |July 14th, 2020|Categories: Millennials, Office Habits, Summer Vacation, Work-Life Balance|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Companies Face Time Off Backlog or Burnout During a time when business professionals are juggling work and life responsibilities in tandem while logging longer workdays from home, 85% have barely touched their time off or haven’t taken a single day off all year long, [...]

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Travelers Switch to Staycations Amid Pandemic

By |June 26th, 2020|Categories: Work Bosses|Tags: , , , , , |

Travelers Switch to Staycations Amid Pandemic If the COVID-19 pandemic threw a wrench in your travel plans this summer, you’re not alone. Staycations and hobbies are now trending in North America, as people try to fill their newly found free [...]

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Many Experiencing Meeting Mishaps

By |May 11th, 2020|Categories: Work Bosses|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Many Experiencing Meeting Mishaps For many, meetings with colleagues have become a little … different over the past few weeks. We’re (virtually) meeting new colleagues that might not be on the payroll, whether they be dogs, dads or babies. But even though fire [...]

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Offices Are Going Green – Gradually

By |April 14th, 2020|Categories: Work Bosses|Tags: , , , , , , |

Offices Are Going Green – Gradually Many workers say they're making eco-friendly choices...but incentives never hurt The last few years have seen a “green” wave that’s been rolling for decades swell to a peak. As nations pledge to reduce their carbon emissions, [...]

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