From work devices to resumes: Resources to help you navigate a layoff

With Google and Amazon announcing layoffs, more could be on the horizon. So spruce up your résumé and prepare for your next interview.

By Danielle AbrilJanuary 11, 2024

Work reset: 13 tips to make your job less stressful this year

Productivity experts offer ideas on how to improve your performance and reduce stress during the year.

By Danielle AbrilJanuary 3, 2024

Tired of too many meetings? These companies helped cut the excess.

From no-meeting Wednesdays to focus weeks, companies are finding new ways to lessen workers’ Zoom overload.

By Danielle AbrilDecember 26, 2023

Modern meeting etiquette: Wear pants, beware of tech lag, chat sparingly

Nine etiquette tips to help you navigate the rules for modern meetings in the era of hybrid work.

By Danielle AbrilDecember 4, 2023

LinkedIn has AI to enhance profiles. It made some sound robotic.

LinkedIn’s new generative AI feature aims to help users market themselves better on the job website by offering profile recommendations.

By Danielle AbrilNovember 30, 2023

Do you talk more like a millennial or a boomer at work? Take this quiz to find out.

What your communication habits at work say about you and how that might differ from your boss and colleagues.

By Danielle Abril and Alyssa FowersNovember 20, 2023

Microsoft Outlook can be a pain. 8 ways to make email work for you.

Tips, tricks and hacks to help you navigate, use and organize your email on Microsoft Outlook.

By Danielle AbrilNovember 9, 2023

You’re emailing wrong at work. Follow this etiquette guide.

Get the most out of your work email and avoid being a jerk with these etiquette tips for the modern workplace.

By Danielle AbrilNovember 1, 2023

From doom to boom: AI is slowly re-energizing San Francisco

Buzzy AI start-ups are landing big investments, drawing talent to San Francisco and occupying more real estate.

By Danielle AbrilOctober 23, 2023

Death by a thousand meetings: How to reduce video-call overload

Years into the pandemic, white-collar workers are still suffering from back-to-back video calls. Experts provide tips on how to rethink meetings.

By Danielle AbrilOctober 19, 2023

Zoom made employees return to the office to feel your hybrid pain

Experiencing customers’ pain points first-hand is necessary for the company to build products for hybrid and in-office work, Zoom said at its conference Zoomtopia.

By Danielle AbrilOctober 5, 2023

Zoom is releasing its own version of Google Docs

Zoom says its collaborative documents app, rivaling Microsoft Word and Google Docs, will integrate with meetings and be generally available next year.

By Danielle AbrilOctober 3, 2023

8 ways to combat ageism in your job search

Expert advice for how to avoid negative stereotypes associated with younger and more mature workers.

By Danielle AbrilOctober 2, 2023

Return to the office? These workers quit instead.

Companies are increasingly cracking down on remote work, spurring employee pushback and resignations.

By Danielle AbrilSeptember 21, 2023

Dennis Austin, the software developer of PowerPoint, dies at 76

PowerPoint was the overhead projector’s digital successor. It became one of the most ubiquitous and scorned programs of modern office life.

By Michael S. RosenwaldSeptember 8, 2023

LinkedIn is getting weirdly personal and not everyone likes it

Why some LinkedIn users have become more comfortable detailing their relationship challenges, health issues and parenting milestones.

By Danielle AbrilAugust 31, 2023

Can AI summaries save you from endless virtual meetings?

We put meeting AI features from Zoom and to the test to discover how well they work and how to think about using them in the future.

By Danielle AbrilAugust 29, 2023

Improve your chances of getting noticed by AI on job sites with these tips

How to best work with AI matching systems on popular job sites such as LinkedIn, Indeed and ZipRecruiter.

By Danielle AbrilAugust 21, 2023

Work Advice: Co-workers won’t hash out issues in private

Members of another team raise complaints on companywide Slack channels, and it’s stressful for the target of their ire.

By Karla L. MillerAugust 10, 2023

How to make Slack less chaotic and easier to manage

Workplace communications tools shouldn’t be annoying. Save some items for later, learn how to focus your screen or silence some notifications.

By Danielle AbrilAugust 9, 2023