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It seems like every day another corporation is announcing its
return-to-work plans, with Google, Goldman Sachs, Wells Fargo and Amazon all doing so just last week. Leaders, take note: Here’s what these companies are getting right about the office return.

Pre-pandemic, employers relied on perks—from wellness centers and ping pong tables to summer Fridays—to compete for talent. Post-pandemic, employees will expect these five benefits. Workplaces need to fundamentally rethink how they operate. These HR experts reveal what companies will need to change if they want to succeed this year.



P.S. When Jimmy Fallon relocated his Tonight Show set from 30 Rock to the Hamptons last year, he tapped a little-known Ohio photography company for help. This is the story of Westcott, which saw a 400% increase in ring light sales while making thousands of remote workers look good on Zoom last year.

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One Year After First Wave Of Pandemic Jobs Losses, U.S. Adds Nearly A Million Jobs In March
One Year After First Wave Of Pandemic Jobs Losses, U.S. Adds Nearly A Million Jobs In March

In March, the unemployment rate fell to 6%—down from a shocking 14.7% in April 2020. But pessimism still persists among the unemployed.

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Work From Home

Did you know poor remote onboarding experiences can result in high employee turnover rates? Here are three things employers can do to improve the process.

Managing a team has never been so hard, what with so few opportunities for face-to-face interactions. Leaders, try saying these powerful phrases to take back control in a remote world.

Looking for a fully remote job with no experience required? Here are the top 30 entry-level positions for telecommuters right now.

Find Your Balance

For many employees, the pandemic has created a culture of overwork—not better work. Here are three ways to reset your work-life boundaries.

Spending all day, every day at home has sent many young adults into a tailspin. This is how to manage a quarter life crisis in the middle of a crisis.

A disturbing new study finds that being a CEO during an industry-wide downturn could reduce your lifespan by 1.5 years. Here’s why.

Navigate The Workplace

Meetings may be the lifeblood of business, but not all are as productive as they can be. Here are three simple rules you can follow to have better meetings.

When employees are involved in their company’s decision-making processes, they’re more invested in driving its vision forward. Try these three ways to create an employee-owned culture.

A new study suggests that the reason why employees don’t speak up at work is not as clear-cut as managers may think. Here’s why, and what to do about it.

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2021 Forbes Under 30 Summit Kickoff: Decade of Disruption


2021 Forbes Under 30 Summit Kickoff: Decade of Disruption

Big news — we’re excited to announce the 2021 Forbes Under 30 Summit Kickoff: Decade of Disruption will take place virtually on Wednesday, May 26, 2021. Although we’re not quite ready to meet in-person, this event (ahead of our main Summit in October) will assemble a dynamic roster of entrepreneurs and Under 30 Listers from the past 10 years to discuss how the world we reenter will be more #equitable and #resilient than the one we left behind. Join us as we celebrate 10 years of Forbes’ 30 Under 30 List and share strategies and insights from top celebrities and industry insiders to help you navigate this pivotal next chapter. A limited number of complimentary tickets are available so register before they’re gone.

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Why Did I Receive Form 1099-NEC Instead Of Form 1099-MISC This Year?

If you were self-employed in 2020, you may have received Form 1099-NEC, Nonemployee Compensation, instead of Form 1099-MISC you may have received in years past. Why the change? Here's what you need to know.

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