Tags : Covid 19

Author Minda Harts: 3 ways to promote a virtual work

By Minda Harts In the early 2000s, I met a woman on the subway in Chicago who told me she worked from home. At the time, it was a foreign concept to me. I had the impression that in order to “work,” one needed to leave their home and physically go into a building. I remember […]Read More

Working from home is great for diversity. Let’s keep it

BY CAROLINA MILANESI Since the start of the coronavirus outbreak, the conversation around remote work has been growing. It started with companies encouraging employees to stay at home. Within two weeks most companies, especially in tech, were mandating employees to work remotely and to suspend any business travel. Right now, the boom in remote work […]Read More

That Discomfort You’re Feeling Is Grief

by Scott Berinato Some of the HBR edit staff met virtually the other day — a screen full of faces in a scene becoming more common everywhere. We talked about the content we’re commissioning in this harrowing time of a pandemic and how we can help people. But we also talked about how we were feeling. One colleague […]Read More

Layoffs That Don’t Break Your Company

by Sandra J. Sucher and Shalene Gupta wo great forces are transforming the very nature of work: automation and ever fiercer global competition. To keep up, many organizations have had to rethink their workforce strategies, often making changes that are disruptive and painful. Typically, they turn to episodic restructuring and routine layoffs, but in the long term both […]Read More

The psychological reasons why Gen X may be taking COVID-19

By Cory Stieg It appears some millennials and seniors haven’t been as worried about their risk of contracting COVID-19: Over the weekend, many young people continued to go to bars and restaurants despite urging from public officials to social distance. Others struggled to convince older parents and relatives that COVID-19 is, in fact, a big deal. And a Harris poll on 2,000 adults published […]Read More