Posts Tagged telecommuting
Millions of American workers on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic have no choice but to show up for work. They have a job to do and, although aware and wary of the risks, are determined to do it.
Alex & Red and its sister firm The Alexander Group reached out to these essential employees and asked them to share their stories. They are 9-1-1 dispatchers, retail workers, delivery persons and personal bankers. They are ...
From the Coronavirus Front Lines, Essential Workers Share their Fears, Challenges and Changing Priorities
Working from home is a privilege. Although it can be distracting and stressful, it is also a luxury; and, for many, it is simply not an option. Millions of Americans have no choice but to show up for work. The New York Times described these workers as “exposed, afraid, determined.” They have a job to do and, although aware and wary of the risks, are determined to do it.
Alex & Red and its sister firm ...
The work from home debate has long been hotly contested. Who could have foreseen that a global pandemic would put the concept so thoroughly and decisively to the test—or rather “stress test,” as spouses, partners, children and pets compete for limited space, solitude and (pets excluded) bandwidth? All while laboring under the heavy burden of health and economic fears.
Although some industries and job functions may lend themselves more naturally to working from home ...
Bob Dylan said it, err sang it, best: Your old road is rapidly agin'. Please get out of the new one if you can't lend your hand, for the times they are a-changin'.
In 1999, Bill Clinton was President, Amazon was a recently IPO’d technology startup, the original Blackberry was released, shares of Apple stock traded at $1.18 and Mark Zuckerberg was 14 years old. Smoking (cigarettes that is) was commonplace in ...