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Sep 28th, 2022

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The future of working from home: 3 business professors weigh in | BrandeisNOW - Brandeis University …
Published: Sep 27th, 2022 Article Sentiment: Positive

The technologies of remote work today are disrupting the way we live, shop, and work.

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The future of working from home: 3 business professors weigh in | BrandeisNOW - Brandeis University

Work culture: Why companies want employees back in the office - DW (English) …
Published: Sep 27th, 2022 Article Sentiment: Negative

Companies with loose work cultures may be better suited for hybrid work She credits the company's flexibility to being "really clear on what the outcome and expectations are for people, and then kind of trusting people and making sure that they have the resources and skills to do it," Dilber said.

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Work culture: Why companies want employees back in the office - DW (English)

7 Hacks to Be More Productive While Working from Home - VISTA.Today …
Published: Sep 27th, 2022 Article Sentiment: Positive

The University offers over 200 accredited and career-relevant degree and certificate programs in flexible online and hybrid formats designed to accommodate adults of all ages who work full- or part-time or juggle demanding career, family, and personal schedules.

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7 Hacks to Be More Productive While Working from Home - VISTA.Today

Remote work drove more than 60% of home price surge during pandemic: Fed study - New York Post …
Published: Sep 26th, 2022 Article Sentiment: Positive

The shift toward remote work was overwhelmingly responsible for the major surge in home prices that occurred during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to research conducted for the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco.

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Remote work drove more than 60% of home price surge during pandemic: Fed study - New York Post

Massachusetts has one of the highest rates of employees working from home - The Boston Globe …
Published: Sep 26th, 2022 Article Sentiment: Negative

“Work and commuting are central to American life, so the widespread adoption of working from home is a defining feature of the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Michael Burrows, a Census Bureau statistician, in a press release.

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Massachusetts has one of the highest rates of employees working from home - The Boston Globe

Microsoft CEO says bosses are scared that you slack off while working from home - Windows Central …
Published: Sep 26th, 2022 Article Sentiment: Positive

Many studies suggest working from home increases productivity, but Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella says many bosses are not convinced.

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Microsoft CEO says bosses are scared that you slack off while working from home - Windows Central

Return to office incentives aren't working. Here's what workers want. - Slate …
Published: Sep 26th, 2022 Article Sentiment: Positive

Advertisement Advertisement Some of the incentives employers are offering the reluctant to return are rooted in a lack of understanding of what workers might actually find compelling, as this person’s office demonstrates: The snacks have always been a staple, but the latest has been a cornhole tournament that has dragged on for months (presumably because nobody wants to come in for their matches).

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Return to office incentives aren't working. Here's what workers want. - Slate

Yes, you should monitor your remote workers – but not because you don’t trust them - The Guardian …
Published: Sep 26th, 2022 Article Sentiment: Negative

Because your remote employees – even your best ones – are still causing you a problem.

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Yes, you should monitor your remote workers – but not because you don’t trust them - The Guardian

Years after the pandemic forced many Alaskans to work from home, these employers are sticking with it - Anchorage Daily News …
Published: Sep 25th, 2022 Article Sentiment: Positive

(Loren Holmes / ADN) A ‘remote-first’ working policy GCI, the state’s largest telecommunications company, has embraced remote working, in contrast to large employers nationally, like Apple, that are trying to bring workers back into the office.

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Years after the pandemic forced many Alaskans to work from home, these employers are sticking with it - Anchorage Daily News

Battle over return to office heats up as bosses lose patience - The Washington Post …
Published: Sep 25th, 2022 Article Sentiment: Positive

In April, they were asked to come in two days a week.

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Battle over return to office heats up as bosses lose patience - The Washington Post

GM tells remote workers to ‘pivot’ in return-to-office mandate - Fortune …
Published: Sep 25th, 2022 Article Sentiment: Negative

The return-to-office mandate will take effect later this year, the spokesperson said.

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GM tells remote workers to ‘pivot’ in return-to-office mandate - Fortune

COLUMN: Remote work is here to stay | Columns | northwestgeorgianews.com - Northwest Georgia News …
Published: Sep 24th, 2022 Article Sentiment: Positive

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COLUMN: Remote work is here to stay | Columns | northwestgeorgianews.com - Northwest Georgia News

The shift to working from home: how has it affected productivity? - Economics Observatory …
Published: Sep 23rd, 2022 Article Sentiment: Negative

During the pandemic, there was a rapid move towards working from home (WFH) in many occupations.

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The shift to working from home: how has it affected productivity? - Economics Observatory

Amazon hosts sale for IOGEAR work from home tech - ZDNet …
Published: Sep 23rd, 2022 Article Sentiment: Positive

And we pore over customer reviews to find out what matters to real people who already own and use the products and services we’re assessing.

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Amazon hosts sale for IOGEAR work from home tech - ZDNet

Person Shares The Ridiculous Work-From-Home Policy Their Boss Came Up With - Bored Panda …
Published: Sep 23rd, 2022 Article Sentiment: Negative

In a story that will have you facepalming very hard, one redditor, a veteran sysadmin and developer with decades of experience, shared how a senior administration official saw someone’s Zoom tropic theme background and moved to rework the entire company’s WFH approach because he thought someone was actually working at the beach.

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Person Shares The Ridiculous Work-From-Home Policy Their Boss Came Up With - Bored Panda

4 Places to 'Work from Home' When You Need to Get Out of the House - UpNorthNews …
Published: Sep 22nd, 2022 Article Sentiment: Positive

Working from home comes with obvious benefits: a better work-life balance, no commute, and increased flexibility.

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4 Places to 'Work from Home' When You Need to Get Out of the House - UpNorthNews

How to Improve Work-Life Balance and Productivity While Working Remotely - Entrepreneur …
Published: Sep 22nd, 2022 Article Sentiment: Positive

But with a little bit of effort, you can create a work-life balance that works for you.

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How to Improve Work-Life Balance and Productivity While Working Remotely - Entrepreneur

Remote workers are feeling pressure to prove their productivity - Vox.com …
Published: Sep 22nd, 2022 Article Sentiment: Negative

Of course, this sort of productivity theater is as old as the office.

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Remote workers are feeling pressure to prove their productivity - Vox.com

Working from home is popular in Utah's small cities - Axios …
Published: Sep 22nd, 2022 Article Sentiment: Negative

Catch up quick: Salt Lake's high work-from-home rate appears to be almost entirely driven by the pandemic, while Utah's other cities were heading down that road before then.

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Working from home is popular in Utah's small cities - Axios

What Indians think of the work-from-home shift | Mint - Mint …
Published: Sep 20th, 2022 Article Sentiment: Negative

6 days in a week from home during the week they took the survey.

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What Indians think of the work-from-home shift | Mint - Mint

Most people would pick remote work schedule — if they had a choice - New York Post …
Published: Sep 20th, 2022 Article Sentiment: Positive

That’s according to a new poll of 2,000 employed Americans which revealed that if given the opportunity to build their dream schedule, 42% would opt for mostly remote work with occasional days in-office.

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Most people would pick remote work schedule — if they had a choice - New York Post

Work-from-home is popular but its productivity isn’t settled yet | Mint - Mint …
Published: Sep 20th, 2022 Article Sentiment: Negative

1 days every week from home, as against the world average if 1.

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Work-from-home is popular but its productivity isn’t settled yet | Mint - Mint

The Dark Side of Working from Home - Euromonitor International …
Published: Sep 20th, 2022 Article Sentiment: Negative

Therefore, remote working might lead to feelings of isolation and loneliness, especially among employees that live alone.

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The Dark Side of Working from Home - Euromonitor International

Back to office or work from home? Hybrid is still best way to keep your employees happy - WRAL TechWire …
Published: Sep 20th, 2022 Article Sentiment: Positive

But if you’re contemplating an entirely in-person work environment, you clearly haven’t been paying attention to what your employees want.

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Back to office or work from home? Hybrid is still best way to keep your employees happy - WRAL TechWire

The Hidden Dangers of Working Remotely - Entrepreneur …
Published: Sep 20th, 2022 Article Sentiment: Negative

The American Psychiatric Association completed a survey last year that revealed remote workers often suffer from isolation and loneliness.

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The Hidden Dangers of Working Remotely - Entrepreneur

Working from Home Around the World | NBER - National Bureau of Economic Research …
Published: Sep 20th, 2022 Article Sentiment: Positive

5 days per week in our sample, ranging widely across countries.

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Working from Home Around the World | NBER - National Bureau of Economic Research

Work From Home: How to convince your boss, HR you can continue working remotely - WLS-TV …
Published: Sep 20th, 2022 Article Sentiment: Positive

Summer is winding down and many employers are requiring employees to head back to the office for a specified number of days per week.

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Work From Home: How to convince your boss, HR you can continue working remotely - WLS-TV

Working at the Office Costs Twice as Much as Working Remote: Survey - Money …
Published: Sep 19th, 2022 Article Sentiment: Negative

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Working at the Office Costs Twice as Much as Working Remote: Survey - Money

New Jersey is a work-from-home leader in U.S., census data shows - New Jersey Monitor …
Published: Sep 19th, 2022 Article Sentiment: Negative

“We have 400,000 people commuting into New York City, and most of those New York City commutes are very, very long and usually multi-mode too — drive to the station, get on the train, and then get on the subway once you get into New York,” he said, adding, “We can have much better lives using those two hours a day to take care of family and other activities that you used to have to devote your weekend to.

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New Jersey is a work-from-home leader in U.S., census data shows - New Jersey Monitor

Why working from home is here to stay, despite some companies trying to bring staff back full-time - Euronews …
Published: Sep 18th, 2022 Article Sentiment: Negative

Other companies, such as Apple, are trying to persuade their employees to return to their desks three days a week.

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Why working from home is here to stay, despite some companies trying to bring staff back full-time - Euronews

Remote jobs: More people are working from home as some industries struggle to hire - WTVD-TV …
Published: Sep 18th, 2022 Article Sentiment: Negative

But according to federal data, more people are working from home DURHAM, N.

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Remote jobs: More people are working from home as some industries struggle to hire - WTVD-TV

Work From Home, Anywhere—Cyberlandr Elevates The Nomad Lifestyle - Field Technologies Online …
Published: Sep 9th, 2022 Article Sentiment: Negative

With StarLink Internet connectivity from anywhere on Earth, solar panels, and a structure that disappears into Cybertruck's bed, CyberLandr allows you to take your office (and home) everywhere you go.

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Work From Home, Anywhere—Cyberlandr Elevates The Nomad Lifestyle - Field Technologies Online

Larry Magid: Setting up a home office and keeping it cool - The Mercury News …
Published: Sep 9th, 2022 Article Sentiment: Positive

For me, the only drawback of working from home is the lack of comradery.

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Larry Magid: Setting up a home office and keeping it cool - The Mercury News

State offices are downsizing as more Arizona employees work from home, officials say - 12news.com KPNX …
Published: Sep 9th, 2022 Article Sentiment: Positive

Before March 2020, less than 10% of state employees worked remotely from home.

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State offices are downsizing as more Arizona employees work from home, officials say - 12news.com KPNX

COVID increased Latinas' responsibilities at home while limiting their ability to work: Report - Phys.org …
Published: Sep 9th, 2022 Article Sentiment: Positive

Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain During the COVID-19 pandemic, Latinas left their jobs in large numbers as they were forced to shoulder an unequal share of household and child care responsibilities, and most haven't reentered the workforce despite an economic rebound, according to a report published today by the UCLA Latino Policy and Politics Institute.

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COVID increased Latinas' responsibilities at home while limiting their ability to work: Report - Phys.org

What if we gave every teacher a work from home day? - eSchool News …
Published: Sep 9th, 2022 Article Sentiment: Negative

“Innovating on the traditional school calendar presented a win-win scenario for student and teacher engagement,” says William Sprankles, Butler Tech’s Assistant Superintendent of Innovative Teaching and Learning.

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What if we gave every teacher a work from home day? - eSchool News

‘Lazy’ people work from home: This billionaire thinks WFH workers should be paid less | Mint - Mint …
Published: Sep 8th, 2022 Article Sentiment: Positive

British billionaire Alan Sugar has said that people who work from home are “lazy" and should be paid less.

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‘Lazy’ people work from home: This billionaire thinks WFH workers should be paid less | Mint - Mint

Work From Home, Anywhere—CyberLandr Elevates the Nomad Lifestyle - GlobeNewswire …
Published: Sep 8th, 2022 Article Sentiment: Positive

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Work From Home, Anywhere—CyberLandr Elevates the Nomad Lifestyle - GlobeNewswire

Week-to-week management could be the solution to employers’ distrust of remote work - Fortune …
Published: Sep 8th, 2022 Article Sentiment: Negative

Leaders under 50 are much more accepting of hybrid and remote work and focus on how to do it well.

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Week-to-week management could be the solution to employers’ distrust of remote work - Fortune

NJ readies for battle with NY over work-from-home income taxes - New Jersey 101.5 FM …
Published: Sep 3rd, 2022 Article Sentiment: Negative

The proposed changes could boost state revenues, provide tax relief to employees of New York companies and encourage more jobs in New Jersey.

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NJ readies for battle with NY over work-from-home income taxes - New Jersey 101.5 FM

What's the future of work from home? - Phys.org …
Published: Sep 3rd, 2022 Article Sentiment: Negative

How has the pandemic changed thoughts about hybrid and remote work?

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What's the future of work from home? - Phys.org

How to make money from home (with free resources to help!) - Ladders …
Published: Aug 31st, 2022 Article Sentiment: Negative

And, if you are interested in working from home, you’re not alone.

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How to make money from home (with free resources to help!) - Ladders

Oregon employees navigate balance between in-person and remote work - Statesman Journal …
Published: Aug 31st, 2022 Article Sentiment: Positive

An employee engagement survey from the Oregon Reopening Advisory Team within the Department of Administrative Services in June 2021 showed that 80% of the 19,500 state employees surveyed were working remotely at the time.

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Oregon employees navigate balance between in-person and remote work - Statesman Journal

New Ohio law limits work-from-home injuries in comp - Business Insurance …
Published: Aug 31st, 2022 Article Sentiment: Negative

He said Ohio’s law makes compensable cases fact-specific: for example, a person tripping down the staircase of their home en route to feeding their dog, versus a person tripping while trying to retrieve something work-related.

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New Ohio law limits work-from-home injuries in comp - Business Insurance

Amid 'quiet quitting,' would a return to the office revive morale and engagement? - The Dallas Morning News …
Published: Aug 31st, 2022 Article Sentiment: Positive

People have proven how much they can accomplish by working from home, and many prefer the arrangement.

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Amid 'quiet quitting,' would a return to the office revive morale and engagement? - The Dallas Morning News

This New Report Shows That 75% of Workers Want to Keep Working From Home - Digital Information World …
Published: Aug 31st, 2022 Article Sentiment: Positive

In spite of the fact that this is the case, many employees are hesitant to let go of the work life balance that only working from home can offer.

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This New Report Shows That 75% of Workers Want to Keep Working From Home - Digital Information World

Work From Home: Is the Game Changing? - Acceleration Economy …
Published: Aug 31st, 2022 Article Sentiment: Positive

Defining the New Normal This is where many companies need the most help defining this new normal, as well as finding a way to empower collaboration and worker choice without breaking the bank or the business.

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Work From Home: Is the Game Changing? - Acceleration Economy

‘You can’t do your lunch break workout, make your healthy lunch, do your laundry’: Worker shares why WFH is ‘crucial’ to mental wellbeing, productivity after be …
Published: Aug 30th, 2022 Article Sentiment: Positive

In a video that was viewed over 132,000 times, TikToker Taylor (@taylorrosee11) shares she has to return to her office, which, for her, means she can no longer do all the things she was able to do from home, like work out during her lunch break, make a healthy lunch, do laundry, wear comfy clothes, and not have to wear makeup.

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‘You can’t do your lunch break workout, make your healthy lunch, do your laundry’: Worker shares why WFH is ‘crucial’ to mental wellbeing, productivity after being asked to return to office - The Daily Dot

Shift to Working from Home Diminished Large Cities' Productivity Premium - Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas …
Published: Aug 30th, 2022 Article Sentiment: Positive

These types of jobs are typically concentrated in large cities, where workers’ productivity is the highest.

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Shift to Working from Home Diminished Large Cities' Productivity Premium - Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

Remote Work: A Plus for Employees, Employers, Economy - TriplePundit …
Published: Aug 30th, 2022 Article Sentiment: Positive

Remote work vs the office: What’s better depends on who’s asked Part of the confusion is over the ongoing research about the working from home in contrast to a complete return from the office: The data is all over the place.

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Remote Work: A Plus for Employees, Employers, Economy - TriplePundit