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Airbnb CEO: Current Office Designs Are Outdated

Airbnb recently told employees they can work remotely permanently, but when they do return to the office it’ll likely look different. “I think an office as we know it is kind of an outdated notion,” Airbnb co-founder and CEO Brian Chesky said at the Wall Street Journal’s CEO Council Summit on Wednesday. “It’s primarily, as […]

What Is The Impact Of Artificial Intelligence On HR?

Watch this video to learn 4 main ways that AI is impacting HR and how HR can prepare to become more digital and ready to implement AI technologies.

Bose Is Reportedly Laying Off Staff Amid Poor Sales

Bose might not be the unassailable audio giant it once was. Boston Globe sources say the company has been implementing “rolling layoffs” in recent years, with public data indicating that its headcount dropped from 9,000 in 2019 to 7,000 in 2021. Recently departed employees told the newspaper that Bose had fallen short of sales targets […]

Fulgent Genetics Appoints Ellen Tsui As Vice President Human Resources

Fulgent Genetics has announced the appointment of Ellen Tsui as the Vice President of HR along with some other promotions in the leadership roles. Additionally, the company also elevated Chief Operating Officer James Xie to the President. With this elevation, he will be holding both positions. Tsui, who joined the company in 2018 as the […]

Cameo Conducts Layoffs A Year After Hitting Unicorn Status

Cameo, a platform that allows fans to buy personalized videos from celebrities, has laid off 87 members of its staff, according to a tweet from CEO Steven Galanis. The layoffs, as first reported by The Information, impacted a quarter of the overall workforce and were a result of the company needing to balance costs with […]

Spotify’s Podcast Tech Chief Is Leaving The Company

Anchor co-founder Michael Mignano is leaving Spotify, where he has led the podcast tech team over the last few years. The company told The Verge that Mignano has submitted his resignation and will move on from Spotify at the end of June. Spotify bought Anchor in 2019 for a reported $150 million to help people […]

A Record 4.5 Million Americans Quit Their Jobs In March

The US labor market remained on fire in March with a record 4.5 million workers quitting their jobs, new data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics showed on Tuesday. The number of quits increased most significantly in the professional and business services sector, as well as construction. The overall quits rate moved up to 3%, […]

Amazon Will Pay US Staff Travel Expenses For Abortions And Other Treatments

Amazon will reimburse staff in the US who travel for a wide range of non-life-threatening medical treatments including elective abortions. A message to Amazon staff said that the firm will pay up to $4,000 (£3,201) in travel expenses each year for treatments not available nearby. Several other companies have announced plans that ensure staff has […]

America Will Recover All Jobs Lost During COVID-19 By This Summer, Fitch Says

The United States is rapidly approaching a major jobs milestone that highlights the historically strong economic recovery from COVID-19. By the end of August, the labor market will have fully recaptured all jobs lost during the pandemic, Fitch Ratings projects in a new report shared first with CNN. If that happens, it means payrolls would […]