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Lightning round: Adam Grant on fun at work and jargon monoxide

In our GZERO World "Lightning Round," organization psychologist Adam Grant shares his thoughts on how to disconnect from work, what is and isn't fun in the workplace, and why people use work jargon."There's some hilarious research which shows that people use that kind of jargon because they're insecure and they want to sound smart," observes Grant, author of "Think Again: The Power of Knowing What You Don't Know."

Watch the episode: Adam Grant reimagines work after COVID

“Essential workers” and the inequality of work

Organizational psychologist Adam Grant discusses the "essential workers" who kept the world going throughout the pandemic and didn't get to work from home. According to Grant, the US should be rethinking its policy on essential work. "Where was hazard pay for all the teachers? For all the medical professionals? For all the warehouse workers who put their lives at risk to keep the world running, and to try to keep the economy alive as well?" asked Grant, in an interview with Ian Bremmer on GZERO World.

Watch the episode: Adam Grant reimagines work after COVID

Australia's NSW state says work from home is over, but employees still shun office

December 14, 2020 10:25 AM

Occupancy in Sydney's CBD is at 45 per cent, compared to 90 per cent pre-pandemic.

Employees urged to return to the office

November 06, 2020 5:00 AM

Australians are preparing for what will be a strange collective experience - working from the office again.

Professionals in India opting to work from their home towns

October 26, 2020 5:00 AM

Last month, software engineer Nabendu Biswas moved out of India's tech capital, Bengaluru, and returned to his home town, Bhopal, which is among the cleanest cities in the country.

Professionals leave cities because of Covid-19 in India, return to their hometowns and happy to remain there

October 24, 2020 7:17 PM

NEW DELHI - Last month, software engineer Nabendu Biswas moved out of India's tech capital, Bengaluru, and returned to his hometown, Bhopal, which is among the cleanest cities in the country.

Population dips in Tokyo area as people move out, a trend experts believe will continue

October 10, 2020 5:23 PM

TOKYO - More people left Tokyo than moved into the bustling Japanese capital in recent months, a trend that experts believe will continue with the rising adoption of telework.

Japanese firms urged to raise level of telecommuting

July 28, 2020 5:00 AM

TOKYO • Japan's economy minister says that the government will urge businesses to aim for 70 per cent telecommuting and enhance other social distancing measures amid a rise in coronavirus cases among workers, some infected during after-work socialising.

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