If you’re a "full-time" employee, your work week is likely five days (if not more), and spans 40 hours (if not more). You might be paid by the hour, or you might be on salary, but you probably have two days “officially” off every week (although work might slide into those days)...
Air passengers, everyone seems to agree, have become more loutish in recent years. Lurid stories of fliers kicking off inside cabins—before getting kicked out of them—have become staples of newspapers and social-media sites.
One of the worst user research interviews I ever participated in was when we attempted to get our stakeholders involved with user research.
Research shows that five work hours a day can improve productivity and bolster wellbeing. There’s only one thing holding companies back
Docker Inc. started like many startups with engineers working from a single location. For us, this was in the Bay Area in the US. We were very office-centric, so the natural way to increase diversity and to get engineers from different cultures to work together was to open new...
The trumpets blow and the marching starts. Row upon row of metal armor clinking like a metronome, advancing toward an uncertain future. There you are, positioned at the front of the ranks, just as you’d dreamed.
More U.S. workers are quitting their jobs than at any time in at least two decades, signaling optimism among many professionals while also adding to the struggle companies face trying to keep up with the economic recovery.
Learning to build accessible websites can be a daunting task for those who are just starting to implement accessible practices. We’ve pulled together a wide range of accessibility tooling, ranging from single-use bookmarklets to full-blown applications, in order to help you get...
I’m not inclined to hire a graduate from one of America’s elite universities. That marks a change. A decade ago I relished the opportunity to employ talented graduates of Princeton, Yale, Harvard and the rest. Today? Not so much.
Apple employees are pushing back against a new policy that would require them to return to the office three days a week starting in early September. Staff members say they want a flexible approach where those who want to work remote can do so, according to an internal letter...
If you like to keep your fingers on the pulse of the latest web design trends, you’ve probably already heard of Glassmorphism.
Often designers work on projects that don’t have a ready text or the projects that are only at the prototype stage. There are designers who are overly concerned with the beauty of typefaces, graphics, proportions, and how the layout looks and treat text separately from design.
Eighty-five percent of employees aren’t engaged at work, according to Gallup. Misalignments between strengths and values, lack of personal development, command-and-control management, shallow-level work, and process-heavy change-resistant cultures all play a part in the...
In times of uncertainty and seclusion, people seek guidance and stability. In the workplace, they usually turn to their superiors. It can be hard for managers to live up to these expectations, and the task of managing people remotely is one few leaders have been prepared for.
If there's one button you use every time you open Spotify, it’s the play button. Today, we’re updating it significantly for better accessibility.
Construction is about to get more expensive. How much will companies invest in new offices? The pandemic has pushed companies around the world to rethink their offices. Whether they’re shifting to hybrid work models or eliminating dedicated desks, offices are likely to look a lot...
Finding a fulfilling role professionally isn't always easy. But the answer might just lie in remote work. Discover if a remote role is what you need to develop your skills and feed your passion.
We haven’t seen anything quite like this yet. Work from home means very different things to different people: work from couch; work from bed; work from a chair stacked on a table, knee-deep in kids' toys.
For many years, remote work was an amenity. It was something startups and young companies offered as a way to attract top-flight talent and stand out in a crowded job market.
If you're looking for ways to break into the world of remote work, you aren't alone. But knowing where to start is half the battle. With tips for newbie virtual workers, Sue Kelly of Omni Interactions teaches you where to begin your journey. The post Ask a Hiring Manager...
You can easily envision a dual-class system arising amongst workers. There will be those in the room being first-class and those at home being second-class corporate citizens.
I paid $160 to work from a 4-star luxury hotel in LA for the day, and the free coffee and rooftop pool made me feel surprisingly productive
Los Angeles - the home of movie stars, sunshine, and overpriced juice - has a hidden secret: a luxury hotel with a great remote work program.
In this guest post from Ralf Quellmalz of Topic Insights, readers can learn about ways to increase their productivity while working remotely.
Look, I’m old and jaded. But whenever I hear about economic "revolutions" — "it's different this time" — my skepticism antenna pops up.