The Hottest New Office Is the Gym

Working out or just working? More gyms are encouraging remote-working members to stay all day and do both By Anne Marie Chaker Aug. 15, 2023 9:00 pm ET Jessica DiGiovanna starts her Mondays at 6:30 a.m. with squats, dead lifts and lunges at her local Life Time gym. Afterward, she showers, gets dressed—and stays, workingRead More

Companies continue to offer less remote and hybrid work.

Applications to remote jobs begin to wane while applications to hybrid jobs continue to grow.   In June 2023, 9.6% (1 in 10) of U.S. paid job postings on LinkedIn offered remote work versus 13.1% (1 in 7) for hybrid work. In June 2022 last year, remote jobs accounted for 17.8% of U.S. paid jobs andRead More

Bosses Push Back on WFH Die-Hards: ‘They Will Need to Show Up’

Managers say team productivity has taken a hit as employees stay remote By Gretchen Tarrant, Wall Street Journal Office attendance is slumping again and bosses have a warning: We are a worse company when you stay home. In buildings across 10 major U.S. cities, office occupancy has fallen back below 50% for the past threeRead More

Mondays Are the New Office Fight

Bosses argue that starting off the week in person—instead of remotely— creates good energy By Anne Marie Chaker When Jeff Hornstein asked his staff to come back to the office on Mondays, he says, it didn’t seem like such a big ask. The executive director of the Economy League of Greater Philadelphia wanted regular goal-settingRead More

USAA Tells Staff, Your Remote Job Is No Longer Remote

By Chip Cutter March 2, 2023, 1:34 pm ET Many bosses are calling workers back to the office. One big U.S. company told people hired on a remote basis that they need to start coming in. The financial-services company USAA notified some staff on Monday that they would soon be required to show up inRead More

Onboarding Your First Remote Hire

Now that WFH has become the norm rather than the exception and many companies have moved to hiring new employees without ever meeting in person, the next step in adapting to the new World of Work is to build onboarding practices that can accommodate new hires starting from a home office. Employee onboarding is essentialRead More