Linked: How to set clear work boundaries — and stick to them

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I really like the ideas in this article, but obviously this is the one that is going to most resonate with many of us right now:

“Working remotely requires a heightened consciousness to make space for ourselves in and around work. We need to have careful conversations with our coworkers to ensure that our boundaries are understood and respected.”… Read More

Linked: Returning to the office in 2021 will introduce a tricky new power dynamic

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I was having a discussion on Twitter about this recently, that there are people who want to go back to the office, and there are those, like me, who worked remotely before the pandemic and have no interest in ever working in an office. Figuring out how to account for all of the possible preferences will be key attracting top talent, in my humble opinion. But, how many places will be successful at doing that? This article asks a similar question:… Read More

Linked: Male bosses regard employee depression more negatively

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Isn’t it just possible that all those years of telling men to get over it, and quit complaining about their depression, has long-reaching effects across all of society, effects that can bite us all back when those same men are in a position of power? Maybe we want to think about coming up with a better way to help men of all ages deal with depression, so that they don’t grow up to have zero compassion for those who aren’t able to just “man up”? … Read More

Linked: The young and unemployed need better networks

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So, if you are one of those recent college grads looking for work, I’m going to suggest you work every angle you can find, whether it be with virtual alumni groups or other connections through your educational institution, getting involved in LinkedIn groups or other professional online meeting places, or even, gasp, your parents and their friends. You’re going to need connections to people outside of your peer group to get where you want to go. 

And, for the rest of us, where was the last time you had a conversation with someone who fits the description above? Don’t you think it’s time to start leading and raising up the next generation of contributors to your field? What can you do to assist with these shrinking networks for the people who need them the most? … Read More

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