Monday, July 26

Remote Work

Amazon, Big Tech, Careers, Corporate Retreat, COVID-19, Deloitte, Feature, Remote Work, Remote Workers, Travel, Uber, Weekend BI UK, work from home

From Tuk Tuk races in Thailand to snowboarding in Iceland, a CEO who plans corporate retreats says many firms are ditching offices for team-bonding trips

Many companies are sticking to remote work even as the world emerges from the COVID-19 crisis. For some, the lack of overheads means they can pay for corporate retreats instead. The CEO of Moniker, which has planned retreats for Uber and Amazon, says demand is soaring. LoadingSomething is loading. Ever imagined yoursel...
Careers, Job search, Ladders, Remote Work, six figure salary, Tech Insider

On Ladders, a jobs site for $100,000-plus opportunities, there’s more remote work paying six figures than ever before

LoadingSomething is loading. The number of remote jobs has skyrocketed during the pandemic, and an increasing number of positions paying six figures are now remote, according to The New York Times' analysis of data from Ladders, a white-collar job search site for $100,000-plus opportunities.The share of jobs paying over $100,000 a year to remote workers jump...
Economy, Goldman Sachs, Markets, Productivity, Remote Work, Work From Home Economy, Work travel

Use this Goldman Sachs data to convince your boss you should work from home and travel less for meetings

Goldman Sachs found productivity jumped by 3% during the pandemic, especially in jobs that worked remotely. Productivity is measured by looking at how much output workers produce per hour on average. To be sure, people may have been more productive last year, but they were also burned out. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
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A senior Google executive who reportedly opposed employees working remotely has caused an internal stir by moving to New Zealand to work remotely himself

Senior Google executive Urs Hölzle is moving to New Zealand to work remotely, CNET reports. His move fueled internal uproar as he reportedly opposed remote work for lower-level staff. Google has said it is planning to have most employees start returning to the office in September. See more stories on Insider's business page. A senior Google executive has caused uproar at the company after reportedly moving to New Zealand to work remotely despite opposing remote work for the company's lower-ranking employees. Urs Hölzle, Google's senior vice president for technical infrastructure, told staff on June 29 that he's headed to New Zealan...
Careers, Data, Economy, Employment, Remote Work

Remote jobs in the US are becoming accessible to more people, with a growing number of postings not requiring a college degree

4% of US job postings in May were for remote roles not requiring a college education. According to a Quartz analysis of LinkedIn data, customer service and admin roles are going remote. The uptick reflects greater desire for working remotely. See more stories on Insider's business page. The number of remote roles that don't require a college education has increased. In May just under 4% of all US job postings were for remote roles that don't require a college education. This figure is up from 0.6% of all roles for the same period last year, according to Quartz, which has seen LinkedIn data. Some of the roles that have proven most p...
Archegos Capital, Berkshire Hathaway, Charlie Munger, Markets, MI Exclusive, Pandemic, Regulation, Remote Work, Robinhood, Stocks, Warren Buffett

Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger slam Robinhood, blast Archegos’ lenders, and reflect on their iconic friendship in a new interview. Here are the 15 best quotes

Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger. CNBC Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger blasted Robinhood and Archegos' lenders in a recent interview. The business partners also reflected on their six decades of friendship and biggest influences. Buffett and Munger discussed remote working and the pandemic's impact on Berkshire Hathaway as well. See more stories on Insider's business page. Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger blasted Robinhood, slammed the banks that enabled the Archegos Capital meltdown, and reflected on their friendship of six decades in a CNBC interview that aired on Tuesday night.The Berkshire Hathaway chairman and vice-chairman also shared their key lessons from the pandemic, discussed its impacts on their company, and clashed on the subject of Zoom meetings versus telephone...
Berkshire Hathaway, Charlie Munger, Management, Markets, MI Exclusive, Pandemic, Remote Work, Stocks, Warren Buffett

Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger knocked Robinhood, discussed the Archegos fiasco, and reflected on their friendship in a CNBC interview

Warren Buffett. CNBC Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger took part in a CNBC interview that aired on Tuesday night. The billionaire investors criticized Robinhood and Archegos, and reflected on their friendship. Buffett and Munger also discussed remote working and the lessons they took from the pandemic. See more stories on Insider's business page. Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger discussed their iconic friendship, their key business principles, and what makes Berkshire Hathaway unique in "Buffett & Munger: A Wealth of Wisdom," a CNBC program filmed after the Berkshire annual meeting in May and aired on Tuesday night.The Berkshire Hathaway chairman and vice-chairman also commented on the meltdown of Archegos Capital, the current state of financial markets, the remote-working trend...
Analysis, Apple, FaceTime, iOS 15, Laptops, macOS Monterey, Microsoft, Remote Work, Tech, Tech Insider, Windows 11, zoom

Microsoft and Apple’s newest updates show how the pandemic has fundamentally changed our relationship with computers

Apple and Microsoft's new software updates bring big changes to their video calling apps. Other new features hope to help us better manage work-life balance. The updates are a sign the way people use their computers has fundamentally changed over the past year. See more stories on Insider's business page. The world may be opening up again, but remote work is here to stay for many people. That's the sentiment that has seemingly shaped the new updates coming to Windows and Mac computers later this year.Apple and Microsoft are both introducing new features that vastly improve conference calls and the way we manage work-life balance, u...