Why to bring up inflation at work, even if you don’t get a raise now

Employers are bumping pay and adding perks to offset workers’ inflation concerns, but if you haven’t seen anything come out of your own workplace, it could be a good time to apply some pressure. Nearly two-thirds of US employers said they increased their compensation budgets this year due to inflation, according to a recent report … Read more

Californians working from home are moving to Mexico amid inflation

More than 360,000 people left California in 2021, in what some are calling “The California Exodus” – many leaving for states like Texas, Arizona and Washington. And a rising number of former Californians are migrating out of the country altogether and are instead heading south of the border. Many are seeking a more relaxed and … Read more

How to talk to your boss about being overlooked while working remotely

As the return-to-office debate drags on, some executives are sending the message that long-term flexible work will come at a price, namely losing out on opportunities to get ahead. Leaders have the most power to stop proximity bias by being conscious of it and changing up processes, like by letting remote participants speak first during … Read more

Long COVID is a new disability affecting millions of workers—and a ‘moment of essential innovation’ for employers, one lawyer contends

Long COVID is a new disability affecting millions of workers — and a ‘moment of essential innovation’ for employers, one lawyer contends | Fortune You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

How companies are shifting their office spend to lure workers back

As companies and workers continue to try to figure out where and how work will take place in a hybrid environment, the costs being spent on existing office spaces previously built around the 9-to-5, five-day workweek are being closely examined. Flexibility has become the buzzword for both sides of the employee-employer power dynamic. Workers have … Read more

from yachts to the United Nations

Many people occasionally travel for work. But for some, travel is at the heart of their jobs. CNBC Travel spoke with people from four industries about occupations where working from home – or an office for that matter – isn’t an option. A year of travel Name: Sebastian ModakJob: Former New York Times “52 Places … Read more

What a recession means for workers battle over return-to-office

People enter the Goldman Sachs headquarters building in New York, US, on Monday, June 14, 2021. Michael Nagle | Bloomberg | Getty Images A long-running employee’s market had made it difficult for employers to tug the reins and force remote workers back to the office. But times may be changing. Amid various business challenges ranging … Read more

Workers at UK law firm to take 20% pay cut to work from home full-time

shomos uddin | Moment | Getty Images A UK law firm has decided to offer its employees the option of working from home full-time, but on the condition that they take a 20% pay cut. The London-headquartered law firm Stephenson Harwood has also offered its employees the option of a hybrid model, working up to … Read more