Today is Employee Appreciation Day—what better day to acknowledge the dubious accolade of how overworked Americans are? And a great day to snicker at the cities that commute the longest hours, volunteer the least, and have the highest share of “idle youth.”
Though San Francisco experienced a 13% increase in centers offering coworking, flexible and hybrid office space, the city remains one of the most expensive places in the world in which to rent a desk, with average monthly costs ranging between $950 to $1500.
With the average desk rate in New York City at $1,100, design-focused Williamsburg space The New Work Project is, if not exactly keeping it real, then at least in keeping with the new reality of a swank and upscale Brooklyn.
Wellbeing hangs in the balance in Hong Kong, the city ranked with the worst work-life balance in Asia Pacific. But things may be turning around. By Edwin Ho.
Are you an employee or an independent contractor? While there’s still no hard-and-fast rule, the Department of Labor made a strong effort to clarify the distinction. Here’s an overview of their six-step test. By Tim Becker, Esq.
Pop icon Taylor Swift took on Apple last week and Apple capitulated. But certain questions linger about the durability of surface-level wins. Cultural critic Shaun Scott on how millennials “shake it off.”
Salaried workers often work well beyond 40 hours per week without any extra compensation, but that’s not how the original law was designed. By Katy Tynan, author of Free Agent: The Independent Professional’s Guide to Self-Employment Success
As a free agent I almost always have time or money, but rarely both. This leaves me doing things in my business that I just suck at sometimes. By Katy Tynan, author of Free Agent