“The five-day working week is a 20th century concept, which is no longer fit for the 21st century.”
What else matters this week?
Wanted: a bookseller for a year on a luxury island in the Maldives.
Instagram head Adam Mosseri to relocate to London.
BP boosts dividend after profit hits 14-year high.
Why do recruiters ghost candidates?
Apple, Amazon defy economic gloom.
Is your smartphone ruining your memory?
We’ve got a full breakdown of all the top headlines you can’t miss this week.
What remote work debate? One category of office workers have been back at the office for a while.
In some parts of the U.S., the return-to-office debate has been settled: workers are returning. The competition for parking spaces is heating up again and workplace lounges are packed again as people socialize. More than two years into the pandemic, American corporate workplaces stand divided. Some are nearly as full as pre-pandemic, while others sit completely abandoned.
“I know almost nobody in Columbus who is fully remote,” said Grant Blosser, 35, who works at a financial services firm. It seems that workers in America’s midsize and small cities have returned to the office in far greater numbers. Read now.