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Now open for entries: Best Places to Work in IT 2022

Nominate your organization for Computerworld's Best Places to Work in IT.


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Q&A: Four business leaders on their 4-day workweek pilot plans

Seventy small businesses in the UK are now trying out a four-day workweek as part of a six-month trial coordinated by the non-profit 4 Day Week Global and think tank Autonomy. Leaders at four of the firms explain what they're doing...

Will COVID's legacy be a healthier workplace?

If there's any silver lining to disasters, it's that they can quickly change rules and behaviors in ways that save many more lives over the long term. It's the same with COVID.

Can a four-day-a-week workweek really work?

It's been talked about for ages. And now, with the biggest pilot ever starting in the U.K., we're going to find out whether a four-day workweek actually, uh, works!

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Why young tech workers leave — and what you can do to keep them

Employers should not expect younger workers to remain with them for their entire careers. But good practices can retain employees for many more years than companies that ignore key metrics for employee retention.

Why Elon Musk's back-to-office mandate will backfire

The Tesla CEO decreed that all employees need to work in the office — or else. He will change his mind.

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How AI can give companies a DEI boost

Artificial intelligence has a spotty past when it comes to diversity, equity, and inclusion, but more carefully crafted tools can point out, rather than perpetuate, bias in the workplace.

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Elon Musk heaps layoff threat on top of in-office work mandate

After telling top managers to enforce a back-to-office mandate for employees, the Tesla CEO then messaged executives telling them he expects to lay off 10% of his workforce in anticipation of a recession.

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About the Best Places to Work in IT

Find out about Computerworld's annual Best Places to Work in IT program, including eligibility, survey contents, deadlines, and more.

Seven ways to make meetings better

Although they’re essential to keeping people in the know, meetings can become a time sink that saps morale and diminishes productivity. Here are 7 ways to improve them.

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Is Elon Musk’s ‘return to office’ mandate genius or corporate suicide?

Elon Musk's demand that workers return to the office full time could be his way of culling "undesirables" from his workforce, but experts say it's a highly dangerous strategy that may end up backfiring.

Why remote work will lead to greater success

It's time to let go of collaboration bias and embrace the power of deep work.

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Q&A: Allstate goes all-in on remote work while building company culture

Prior to the pandemic, 20% of Allstate's employees were remote; today, 75% are remote. But the company has maintained and even grown its company culture through a myriad of strategies — all of which start with listening to employees.

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IT workers face greater stress from remote issues

With in-person IT support now relatively rare, tech workers are under increasing pressure to support end-users and endpoint devices remotely — and they need better overall support and tools to do that.

Considering contract help? Keep these 10 tips in mind

Skills shortages are forcing more companies than ever to tap into the market for freelance talent. But keys to success are quite different than hiring full-time help.

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IT salaries aren't keeping up with inflation — but that may soon change

Pay for IT workers was generally slack in 2021 and the first quarter of 2022, according to surveys of large and mid-sized companies. But that trend is expected to turn around as CIOs face talent shortages and try to attract and retain...

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Workers planning 'bleisure' trips this summer spur travel demand

A new study shows Americans plan to extend their summer vacations in order spend at least some of their time away working.

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We already know how Apple will prosper in uncertainty

When the going gets tough, what do the tough do? We already know what Apple will do....

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What Gen Z and millennials want from employers

Young workers not only want better pay, they want previously less-popular benefits such as mental health care and four-day workweeks, according to three surveys by separate companies. And they want to work for a company that cares...

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