Pandemic



Interview

The case for a safe return to offices by mid-February

Infectious-disease specialist Dr. Monica Gandhi is optimistic that the pandemic will soon shift to a new phase, which will allow for a return to more normal conditions.

The case for a safe return to offices by mid-February

Interview

How to combat manager burnout

Managers are increasingly burned out. Their levels of stress, physical wellbeing, and work-life balance have been worse than those of the people they manage—and new Gallup data show that gap widening even further.

How to combat manager burnout

Interview

Emily Oster on the new school year, and new concerns for working parents

The Brown University economist says she's not certain this coming year is going to be more manageable for working parents, as Delta accelerates infections.

Emily Oster on the new school year, and new concerns for working parents

Book Briefing

'How to Change' by Katy Milkman: The fresh-start effect and how to change as the pandemic recedes

Katy Milkman's book argues that new chapters in our lives are especially ripe moments for pursuing our goals, and America’s emergence from the pandemic and the re-establishment of something approximating normal life is gifting us such an opportunity.

'How to Change' by Katy Milkman: The fresh-start effect and how to change as the pandemic recedes

Interview

How to make a remote-first approach work

A Q&A with Quora CEO Adam D’Angelo about the tech company's detailed approach to becoming a remote-first organization.

How to make a remote-first approach work

Men's networks have shrunk dramatically because of the pandemic

The size of American's extended networks has fallen by about 17% on average during the pandemic, according to new research by Yale's Marissa King. Men’s networks shrank by close to 30%.

Men's networks have shrunk dramatically because of the pandemic

Suddenly, companies are turning to chief medical officers

Dr. Ashwini M. Zenooz used to spend most of her time focused on Salesforce’s clients and offerings in the health care and life sciences area. But Dr. Zenooz now spends much of her time on how the company itself is navigating the pandemic and its own practices around workplace safety and employee

Suddenly, companies are turning to chief medical officers

Reset: Working parents, pay cuts, Covid baby bust

What companies are doing to navigate remote work, to reopen safely, and to reset their practices for the long-run.

Reset: Working parents, pay cuts, Covid baby bust

How to help working parents survive this wave of the pandemic

The research of sociologist Jessica Calarco provides insights into what is meaningful for working parents now.

How to help working parents survive this wave of the pandemic