Babies Have Entered the Chat

Up close and personal with work-from-home parents — and their unruly new colleagues.

#babies-and-infants, #coronavirus-risks-and-safety-concerns, #futureofwork2022, #labor-and-jobs, #parenting, #telecommuting, #work-life-balance, #zoom-video-communications

Tech Companies Face a Fresh Crisis: Hiring

Recruiters in tech are desperate for workers. But candidates are the ones who hold all the power.

#careers-and-professions, #computers-and-the-internet, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #futureofwork2022, #hiring-and-promotion, #labor-and-jobs, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #shortages

Being a Flight Attendant Was a Dream Job. Now It’s a Nightmare.

How defiant Covid-era customers turned a dream job — flight attendant — into a total nightmare.

#airlines-and-airplanes, #assn-of-flight-attendants, #aviation-accidents-safety-and-disasters, #bureau-of-labor-statistics, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #flight-attendants, #futureofwork2022, #labor-and-jobs

‘Nurses Have Finally Learned What They’re Worth’

As the coronavirus spread, demand for nurses came from every corner. Some jobs for travelers paid more than $10,000 a week. Will the boom last?

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #emergency-medical-treatment, #futureofwork2022, #labor-and-jobs, #new-york-city, #nursing-and-nurses, #shortages, #texas, #wages-and-salaries

The Age of Anti-Ambition

When 25 million people leave their jobs, it’s about more than just burnout.

#amazon-com-inc, #bureau-of-labor-statistics, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #futureofwork2022, #labor-and-jobs, #layoffs-and-job-reductions, #organized-labor, #wages-and-salaries

Hating Your Job Is Cool. But Is It a Labor Movement?

Inside the rise and fall of r/antiwork — the Reddit community that made it OK to quit, but couldn’t quite do anything else.

#futureofwork2022, #hiring-and-promotion, #labor-and-jobs, #layoffs-and-job-reductions, #mcdonalds-corporation, #reddit-inc, #unemployment