Work Flexibility Articles

  • Screenshot of Instacart employee doing a video interview with a photo of company's snack wall behind them

    8 Ways Companies Are Making Their Remote Candidate Experience Stand Out

    April 6, 2021

    In the age of social distancing, providing an exceptional candidate experience may look a little different than it used to. With in-person coffee chats, on-site interviews, and lunches with the team no longer an option, many companies are finding new ways to make their candidates feel valued or inventive ways of re-creating these familiar interactions from afar....

  • Comic of two men in an office walking past two other workers putting up a “TGIW” banner. One of the men says to the other, “I hear we’re beginning to cut back to half weeks.”

    The Call for a Shorter Workweek Is Trending — and Both Employees and Employers Are Behind It

    March 24, 2021

    Frances O’Grady, the head of the Trades Union Congress in the United Kingdom, told the 2018 gathering of her labor federation that automation shouldn’t be viewed as a job thief. It ultimately might be a blessing for workers: “I believe that in this century,” she said, “we can win a four-day working week, with decent pay for everyone.” A shorter workweek? We’ve...

  • Photo of woman talking into laptop and answering remote interview questions

    10 Key Interview Questions When Hiring for Remote Positions

    March 10, 2021

    Of all the things that have changed over this last year, you can add to the list: interview questions. In the past, recruiters asked candidates about their skills, work ethic, and ability to get along with others at the office. But now that so many roles have switched to 100% remote, you need to revise your interview questions too. Even as vaccines roll out and...

  • Photo of laptop and coffee cup during a video conferencing meeting

    How Companies Will Balance In-Person and Virtual Recruiting...

    February 23, 2021

    The sudden shift to an all-virtual hiring and recruiting process last year came with both pros and cons. On the one hand, scheduling...

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    Why the Rise of Remote Work May Help Companies Become More ...

    February 3, 2021

    For companies that were able to transition predominantly to remote work at the outset of the pandemic, the past year has brought...

  • Women are 26% more likely to apply to remote jobs than men

    LinkedIn Data Shows Women and Gen Z Are More Likely to...

    January 25, 2021

    COVID-19 led to a remarkable increase in remote work. But as vaccinations ramp up, employers will soon have to decide whether they’ll...