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How to Work From Home During the Coronavirus Outbreak

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While the number of people working from home has tripled in the past 15 years, it’s grown leaps and bounds in the past several weeks, at least temporarily. With the likes of Facebook, Google and Amazon encouraging at least some of their employees to work remotely during the coronavirus outbreak, supporting the social distancing recommended […]

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Top Careers for the Coming Decade

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Thinking of making a career change or maybe tweaking your current one a bit? Maybe you’re considering going back to school or a little extra training to give your expertise an edge. Before you sign up for that online course or quit your day job, however, you might want to consider which way the job market […]

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Paid Time Off, Sabbaticals and Floating Holidays

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The Changing Landscape of Vacation and Sick Leave Paid Time Off (PTO) Whether you’re an employee or employer, you may have noticed the age-old two-weeks vacation a year formula is no longer ubiquitous. A lot of companies are switching to a combined vacation time/sick leave PTO (paid time off) bank, in which all paid time […]

Summer, Kids and Working from Home

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If you have kids, you’re counting down the days until summer break. The kids themselves are undoubtedly excited about sleeping late and keeping their own schedules for the next couple of months. You, on the other hand, may feel more ambivalent. Even for parents, summer vacation can be a nice respite from getting kids to school, […]