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The day is dawning on a four-day work week

As we near the 100-day mark since the pandemic was declared, one area getting a significant attention is the workplace, where a window is opening for good ideas to move from the fringes to the mainstream.

Women follow pandemic rules more strictly than men

Compared to other European countries and the U.S., Germans adopted social distancing even before it was encouraged by the authorities. In all eight countries surveyed, women adopted preventive behaviors more than men.

Research finds being proactive reduces sense of job insecurity

New Curtin University research has found workers who proactively pursue career goals are less likely to suffer a sense of job insecurity when faced with employment uncertainty, as many are now due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Leaderless protest is a strength and weakness, scholar warns

As spontaneous and loosely organized demonstrations against the death of George Floyd continue to erupt across the world, Stanford historian and civil rights scholar Clayborn Carson has a message to activists: There needs ...

Is it possible to overcome our biases in the face of conflict?

The images in the media have been strong and often disturbing in the wake of George Floyd's death at the hands of Minneapolis police. We process them through our biases, both conscious and unconscious. That's the domain of ...

New visa restrictions will make the US economic downturn worse

The Trump administration is expected to set limits on a popular program that allows international students to work in the U.S. after graduation while remaining on their student visas. The restrictions on the Optional Practical ...

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