Less clicking, more living. These under-the-radar Google tricks take the hassle out of eating, planning, traveling, and more.
For a tool most of us use every day to find stuff on the web, Google has more than a few helpful tricks up its sleeve that aren’t super apparent unless you know where to look.Read Full Story
Standing desks, office chairs, back pillows, and ergonomic keyboards and mice. Here are the products that have changed our work-from-home lives.
We won’t be leaving our home offices any time soon. Even with the sweet siren call of the vaccine on our horizons. So, it feels like the right time to invest in making the space more comfortable, efficient, and stylish. We looked around our own home offices and asked Fast Company staffers for their tried-and-true WFH gear, furnishings, and tech. Here are our favorites.Read Full Story
CEOs often have a tailwind of strong performance and are expected to be more rational and objective than others. However, they are equally vulnerable to biases, according to a new research co-authored by Whartons Marius Guenzel.
Policymakers are exploring every option to get money in the hands of people to help them cope during the pandemic. But premature, penalty-free withdrawals from retirement accounts could prove too costly down the road, says Whartons Olivia S. Mitchell.
The devastating terrorist attack on the World Trade Center nearly 20 years ago left behind painful memories and powerful lessons about how leaders must learn and adapt, write Gregory P. Shea and his co-authors in this opinion piece.
The Microsoft-owned social network suffered apparent server issues.
LinkedIn users reported widespread site outages and unusual error messages on Tuesday as the Microsoft-owned social network suffered apparent server issues.Read Full Story
Retailers are finding new ways to retool their customer experiences to conform with the new contactless "everything" supply chain; and artificial intelligence and computer vision technologies are lending a notable hand. Out are the bulky metal lockers where customers had to open doors that many other people have come in contact with to retrieve their items staged from online purchases.
A tool from the Internal Revenue Service is experiencing technical issues weeks after the start of tax season.
Eager taxpayers around the country are waiting for their much-needed 2020 refund checks after a delayed start to the tax season, but some are having difficulty using the online tool that let’s them know when they’ll get paid.Read Full Story
Your new mentor may require a guiding hand from you, as the mentee.
Connecting with a mentor can be a huge benefit in your career. More and more companies are launching and expanding mentorship programs, so they are designating mentors, matching mentors, and establishing mentor-mentee relationships from the moment you join the company.Read Full Story
The flooding maps that determine flood insurance rates aren’t in tune with the latest climate projections. These new maps are more accurate.
As climate change makes it more likely that many houses in the U.S. will flood—because of rising sea levels, extreme rainfall, or both—federal flood maps, which are used to determine rates for flood insurance, are out of date. A new report maps out where homes now are most at risk, looking at the chances of properties flooding now and 30 years in the future. By the middle of the century, the damage could cost $32 billion a year.Read Full Story