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The Changing Nature of Work

From virtual offices to essential workers, explore how companies are adapting to changes in the way we work. Content in this collection may include topics such as the pandemic’s impact on employment (layoffs, hiring freezes, etc.), the shift to remote working and digital workplaces, how planned events and conferences have been affected, and how business models are adapting to the new realities of life amid a global pandemic.

Amazon seeks to hire 33,000 people

What slowdown? Amazon seeks to hire 33,000 people

By: Joseph Pisani
Source: The Associated Press
Date of Publication: September 8th, 2020
In the latest sign of how it’s prospering while others are faltering during the pandemic, Amazon said Wednesday it is seeking to bring aboard 33,000 people for corporate and tech roles in the next few months.
Peloton revenue beats as pandemic boosts demand for fitness equipment

Peloton revenue beats as pandemic boosts demand for fitness equipment

Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: September 10th, 2020
Peloton Interactive Inc PTON.O beat analysts' estimates for quarterly revenue on Thursday as the exercise bike maker benefited from a surge in subscribers and demand for its fitness products during the coronavirus pandemic.
Simon, Brookfield to save JC Penney from bankruptcy, keep 650 shops

Mall owners Simon, Brookfield set to rescue JC Penney from bankruptcy in $800 million deal

By: Lauren Thomas
Source: CNBC
Date of Publication: September 9th, 2020
U.S. mall owners Simon and Brookfield are close to finalizing an $800 million deal to rescue J.C. Penney from bankruptcy.
JPMorgan Top Brass Tell Trading-Floor Staff to Come Back to the Office - WSJ

JPMorgan Top Brass Tell Trading-Floor Staff to Come Back to the Office

By: Julia-Ambra Verlaine
Source: The Wall Street Journal
Date of Publication: September 10th, 2020
The bank, which just notched a record trading quarter, told staffers they need to return by Sept. 21 unless they have child-care or medical issues.
Long haul effects and solutions of work burnout

Why you’re feeling work-from-home burnout—and what can be done

By: Lydia Dishman
Source: Fast Company
Date of Publication: August 26th, 2020
As the pandemic drags on, many remote workers are reporting feeling drained. Here’s what some employers—and employees—are doing to feel better.
Shopify, Suddenly Worth $117 Billion, Is One of the Biggest Pandemic Winners - WSJ

Shopify, Suddenly Worth $117 Billion, Is One of the Biggest Pandemic Winners

By: Inti Pacheco
Source: The Wall Street Journal
Date of Publication: September 8th, 2020
E-commerce platform has tapped into small businesses needing websites, doubling its revenue.
Fortune 500 CEO survey on how top companies are dealing with coronavirus pandemic, predictions for what's ahead _ Fortune

Fortune 500 CEO survey: How are America’s biggest companies dealing with the coronavirus pandemic?

By: Alan Murray
Source: Fortune
Date of Publication: May 14th, 2020
CEOs of the Fortune 500, surveyed in the last two weeks of April, believe it will be years before the effects of COVID-19 are purged from the U.S. economy.
Miller Lite helps fans 'escape 2020' with 1975-themed rental _ Marketing Dive

Miller Lite helps fans 'escape 2020' with 1975-themed rental

By: Tatiana Walk-Morris
Source: Marketing Dive
Date of Publication: September 2nd, 2020
Miller Lite teamed up with Hotels.com to rent out a 1975-themed Miller Timeshare for $96 per night, the beer brand announced.
'Tenet' scores $20 million in biggest domestic opening since pandemic

‘Tenet’ scores $20 million in biggest domestic opening since pandemic upended movie industry

By: Sarah Whitten
Source: CNBC
Date of Publication: September 6th, 2020
Christopher Nolan’s “Tenet” garnered an estimated $20.2 million in ticket sales over Labor Day weekend.
Onboarding during COVID: new hires grapple with office politics from home

Onboarding during COVID: new hires grapple with office politics from home

By: Kate Holton, Sinead Cruise
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: September 3rd, 2020
Joining a new company can be tough at the best of times, with bosses to impress, skills to learn and new colleagues to befriend. But that task becomes a whole lot harder when the “onboarding” is done during a pandemic that has forced millions to work from home, leaving new hires to judge colleagues on their taste in curtains and conduct on Zoom.
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    The Changing Nature of Work

    From virtual offices to essential workers, explore how companies are adapting to changes in the way we work.
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    Business on the Front Lines

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    Uncertainty can be disorienting and disruptive. Learn from business leaders about what it’s like to navigate their organizations and people through a global pandemic.
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    We’re in this together. Discover ways corporations are serving their communities and pivoting to become essential services.
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