Tag Archives: Change

Here’s how California’s landmark ‘fast-food council’ could boost wages and change the industry

By Clint Rainey September 06, 2022 California Governor Gavin Newsom signed a first-of-its-kind bill into law on Labor Day that gives fast-food workers a say on their employment terms and industry working conditions, including the ability to raise their own minimum wage to $22 an hour.     The FAST Recovery Act is a radical … Continue reading Here’s how California’s landmark ‘fast-food council’ could boost wages and change the industry

China’s unprecedented heat wave is another sign we aren’t ready for the reality of climate change

By Adele Peters August 30, 2022 On August 18, when temperatures in part of Chongqing, China, climbed to a record 113 degrees Fahrenheit, it had been over 100 degrees for 11 days. But it had been brutally hot for even longer; China’s unprecedented heat started in June. The intensity, scope, and duration of the heat … Continue reading China’s unprecedented heat wave is another sign we aren’t ready for the reality of climate change

How to recover from burnout if you can’t change jobs or take time off

By Anisa Purbasari Horton August 17, 2022   It seems like everyone is burning out from work. The backlash against hustle culture, the trend of “quiet quitting,” and the Great Resignation indicate that more and more employees are unwilling to make their careers the center of their lives. The pandemic caused many to reevaluate what … Continue reading How to recover from burnout if you can’t change jobs or take time off

What is a product designer: a primer on the career than can change the world

By Kaitlyn McInnis July 29, 2022   Though nearly everyone on Earth engages with their work on a daily basis, a product designer’s job description can seem mysterious and opaque to people outside the design or tech space. On a day-to-day basis, the role of a project designer comes down to: solving problems while keeping user … Continue reading What is a product designer: a primer on the career than can change the world

Is remote work here to stay? An inside look at how this shift could dramatically change cities

By Andrii Parkhomenko and Eunjee Kwon       June 23, 2022 If companies allowed more of their employees to work from home permanently, businesses would gravitate toward city centers, while people would primarily live in the periphery, resulting in less traffic congestion and falling real estate prices downtown. Those are our main findings from … Continue reading Is remote work here to stay? An inside look at how this shift could dramatically change cities