Over 40% of workers are considering quitting their jobs

A year of disruptions to work has contributed to mass burnout.

Mark Wilson/Getty Images
  • Junior members of the workforce, including Generation Z, are facing digital burnout.
  • 41 percent of workers globally are thinking about handing in their notice, according to a new Microsoft survey.
  • A hybrid blend of in-person and remote work could help maintain a sense of balance – but bosses need to do more.
Keep reading Show less

Work-from-home promises and corporate culture ‘BS’ are just burning employees out

Many workers moved home on the promise or hope that they'd be able to keep working remotely at least some of the time after the pandemic ended.

BEHROUZ MEHRI/AFP via Getty Images

As vaccinations and relaxed health guidelines make returning to the office a reality for more companies, there seems to be a disconnect between managers and their workers over remote work.

Keep reading Show less

Virtual reality tourism can boost travel in a post-pandemic world

Virtual tourism has thus far been a futuristic dream, but a world shaped by Covid-19 may be ready to accept it.

TOBIAS SCHWARZ/AFP via Getty Images
  • The COVID-19 pandemic has upended the travel and tourism industries;
  • Businesses in this sector must build infrastructure and practices that allow people to travel safely in a post-pandemic world and support local communities that benefit from tourism;
  • Augmented, virtual and mixed reality technologies can offer alternative ways to travel the world and an exciting new model for the industry.
Keep reading Show less

Fighting online misinformation: We're doing it wrong

Counterintuitively, directly combating misinformation online can spread it further. A different approach is needed.

Credit: China Photos via Getty Images
  • Like the coronavirus, engaging with misinformation can inadvertently cause it to spread.
  • Social media has a business model based on getting users to spend increasing amounts of time on their platforms, which is why they are hesitant to remove engaging content.
  • The best way to fight online misinformation is to drown it out with the truth.
Keep reading Show less

What the rise of digital nomads can tell us about the next wave of remote working

The pandemic has many people questioning whether they ever want to go back to the office.

SEBASTIEN SALOM-GOMIS/AFP via Getty Images

If one thing is clear about remote work, it's this: Many people prefer it and don't want their bosses to take it away.

Keep reading Show less
Quantcast