With endless meetings, incessant emails, and casts of thousands, companies have mastered the art of unnecessary interactions. It’s no wonder a recent McKinsey survey found 80 percent of executives were considering or already implementing changes in meeting structure and cadence in response to the evolution in how people work due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Rosalie Harrison and Andrew Kris discuss how business professionals are no longer “in shape” for work travel and in-person meetings, as well as how the expectations about work schedules is changing.
The high level of uncertainty around us right now may increase even more in the new year and beyond. And with such instability, you may find it challenging to excel in your career now and plan for your future. The author offers four tips that can help you not only weather the uncertainty around you but even find a way to leverage it for your future benefit.
If you’re like most workers, you’ll probably agree that a move toward hybrid work models is good news. However, that doesn’t mean that the familiar challenges encountered by remote employees during the pandemic have been solved. If your company is adopting some form of hybrid work to kick off the new normal, these tips will help you triumph.
In a time when so many workers are searching for greener pastures, many of us are giving more thought to what type of work feels meaningful. After all, if you have a full-time job, then you’re spending a significant fraction of your waking hours each week at work, thinking about work, and/or commuting to and from your office. As a result, it’s only natural you’d like to be happy and satisfied with the work that you’re doing.