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The ABC of Smart Living When You’re WFH

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Millions of us are working from home (WFH) because of the pandemic. But as we switch from offices to living rooms and home offices, there are ways to make the experience better and to save energy while you’re at it. Here are some seven great ways to make your WFH experience smarter and greener.

1. Make it cosy, not costly

Technology Predictions from an Electronic Design and Test Thinktank

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In 2020, the world experienced an unprecedented public health crisis – the coronavirus pandemic. This has impacted all sectors of society and forced enterprises, small businesses, governments and private institutions to pivot, in some cases extensively, to accelerate digital transformations and rethink the way innovation is achieved. Keysight executives comment on the shape-shifting business operations and technology trends that are unfolding through the lens of the pandemic, the effects of which will continue to have lasting effects on organizations and society.

Hindsight Is 2020

This year, like everything else, resolutions are looking different — thankfully the year behind has offered us a blueprint for the year ahead.
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Last year around this time, we at T-Mobile Stories were thinking about our New Year’s resolutions. Heck, we even offered up “5 Ways Your Device Can Help You Keep Your 2020 Resolutions” (There’s still some pretty solid advice there, even a few tips we didn’t know we’d need just a couple months later. “Do Not Disturb” mode, anyone?)

Women and Working from Home: How To Prevent Downshifting

T-Mobile addresses the challenges women are facing in a COVID-19 remote world with a nationwide virtual panel discussion of employees.
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By Shawna Ryan, T-Mobile Stories

“We are seeing it in the chat, people saying ‘I’m drowning, I’m struggling, I’m overwhelmed.’ I’m sure we have all used that language in one way or another.”

How To Foster Professional Development And Community For Remote Teams

By Marie Hattar | Forbes Councils Member
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Marie Hattar is CMO at Keysight Technologies, responsible for brand and global marketing efforts.

The pandemic has completely transformed how teams work — from collaboration and communication to productivity and accountability. It’s also given company leaders the opportunity to rethink professional development for virtual teams.

VF Corp. Invests in Empathy and Resources for Working Parents

by Rick Bell, workforce.com Editorial Director
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The apparel company gives pandemic-weary parents added help to aid their children’s distance-learning needs.

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The apparel company gives pandemic-weary parents added help to aid their children’s distance-learning needs.

How to Protect Your Family's Privacy During Remote Learning

Building a safe digital environment is essential to making remote learning work, experts say.
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Millions of students will attend school online this fall because of the coronavirus, either by choice or not.

Understandably, parents have a lot of questions: How will they access their child’s learning materials? Do they have enough devices? How is the school distributing tablets and laptops? Will there be a new grading policy?

But two questions somewhat absent from the conversation are how remote learning affects privacy, and what are the steps that parents, students and teachers can take to build an online environment that feels like a safe space.

CIO Perspectives: Leading the Tech Function Through COVID-19

Rhonda Gass of Stanley Black & Decker and Klara Jelinkova of Rice University discuss technology’s burgeoning role, how they’re supporting their people, and the importance of self-care.
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Since the onset of the COVID-19 crisis, many of the changes reshaping how we work and live rely on technology. Because technology ties so much of every company together, CIOs have had a unique view into what’s been going on and how to manage it.

NRG Power Value: Safety and Well-Being

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Safety and Well-being are part of the core values at NRG and have always been a priority. As many team members adjust to a new home workplace dynamic, this value has taken on strengthened meaning. Working behind the scenes is benefits analyst, Janelle C., who supports many of our employee programs, including those related to wellness.

Why Investing in Women Is Crucial Right Now

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by Sallie Krawcheck, CEO of Ellevest and former Head of Merrill Lynch Wealth Management

One thing I hear loud and clear from our community of female investors at Ellevest is the desire to help each other during this crisis. Some of us will donate our time, others our money. I think there’s another thing to consider doing: continue to shift capital to investments that are better for women. Because as we come out of this crisis, the same global issues that existed before COVID-19 will exist afterward — and in some cases, in a more pronounced way. 

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