Work Flexibility Articles

  • Screenshot of new employees in a video onboarding program

    8 Steps to Creating a Virtual Employee Onboarding Program

    November 3, 2020

    It was a Wednesday early in the pandemic and Kelly Chuck, who spearheads the curriculum for LinkedIn’s onboarding program, had just started noodling some ideas for a possible virtual orientation. Then she was told that LinkedIn was asking its Bay Area workforce to start working from home and she needed to have a virtual program in place for the new hires who...

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    Zoom’s Chief Diversity Officer Explores the Future of Inclusion and Remote Work

    September 29, 2020

    After Damien Hooper-Campbell finished working at Goldman Sachs, he thought, “Investment banking is cool, but I want to do something for the community.” Serendipitously, Google reached out to him around this time and asked if he would help the search giant with diversity and inclusion (D&I). “I’ll be honest,” he says, “at that point, I wasn’t sure if companies...

  • Why You Need to Hire a Head of Remote Work — and What That Job Entails

    August 25, 2020

    The smartest, most transparent, and most progressive companies transitioning to remote will hire an executive to lead their journey in the next one to two years. This hire (or the lack thereof) will be a litmus test to job seekers who expect remote work to be supported, not merely allowed. GitLab, GitHub, Facebook, Quora, and Twitter (and others!) are all hiring...

  • Mom working at table at home with her kid drawing next to her

    6 Ways Companies Are Supporting Parents Working From Home

    August 20, 2020

    Working parents have always pulled double duty, and COVID-19 has only increased the pressure many are under. A recent Boston...

  • Graph showing rise in remote job applications on LinkedIn

    Global Data Shows Surge in Remote Work

    July 30, 2020

    When COVID-19 hit earlier this year, the number of people working remotely skyrocketed. Millions of companies had to embrace...

  • Screenshot of woman on video call who turned herself into a potato

    4 Humorous Remote Work Moments for When You Need a Break

    July 29, 2020

    By now, many talent professionals have been working remotely for almost six months. But even if you’ve successfully adjusted to the...