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The latest from the WorkUp team.


Don’t Make Your Online Security Harder — Make It Easier

No one likes juggling passwords, a frustration that can crack your company’s armor unless you make security easier.

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5 Ways to Support a Laid-Off Colleague

You kept your job but your teammate didn’t. Here’s how you can help — and what not to do.

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How Team Building Became a Thing

We’re way, way beyond the company picnic. Here’s how ‘zorbing’ and building towers out of red plastic cups became big business.

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3 out of 4 Don’t Apply for Unemployment, Labor Department Says

While many worry about eligibility for jobless benefits, others don’t know how to apply.

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Laid Off? What You Need to Know About Unemployment Benefits

Rule No. 1: Apply for unemployment benefits even if you’re not sure you’re eligible.

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4 Above-and-Beyond Job Benefits

In a market with many job options, the right benefits can make all the difference. Here are four that tip the balance.

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What to Do When Your Job Interviewer Is a Robot

AI-driven hiring is booming, with the technology increasingly conversing with job candidates on its own.

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Roll the Dice on the Benefits You Might Overlook

Odds you'll need long-term care or legal help are small, but widely misunderstood benefits can save the day in an emergency.

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New Perk at Work: Child Care, or Help Finding It

On-site day care, online matching with providers, and subsidies are making the return to office easier for parents.

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Call Me by My Name: Pronunciation Matters

Getting a name right is a sign of respect — here’s how to ask for help pronouncing it or how to gently correct someone.

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6 Online Team-Builders That Don’t Suck

Virtual team-builds are growing in popularity and getting more interesting. Your employees don’t like beer? Try sabotage.

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Can AI Make You a Better Human?

We’re learning that AI, like its creators, is fallible. But its ability to measure and respond can bring out the best in people.

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Remote Workforce Is Now Mostly Hybrid, Pew Reports

Full-time telework shrinks to 35%, but those visiting the office say they want more time at home.

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What to Do With All Those Empty Offices

Millions of square feet in empty business spaces are being reimagined for everything from day care to hydroponics farms.

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What Does Unlimited PTO Really Mean?

All the time off you can manage sounds ideal. In practice, there are limits — because few workers are willing to unplug completely.

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