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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.