HBR Hotlist (July 20, 2020): Do We Really Need the Office?; Microsoft Conclusions About Impact of It’s New Remote Workforce and More

Do We Really Need the Office?

By Gretchen Gavett 

What the WFH boom means for the future.

HIRING

Stop Asking Job Candidates for Their Salary History by James Bessen, Erich Denk, James Kossuth

It’s a small step toward achieving equitable pay.

WORKSPACES

Microsoft Analyzed Data on Its Newly Remote Workforce by Natalie Singer-Velush, Kevin Sherman, Erik Anderson

Here’s what it found about meetings, culture, workdays, and engagement.

INNOVATION

How Philip Morris Is Planning for a Smoke-Free Future by Toby Lester

An interview with CEO Andre Calantzopoulos.

MANAGING PEOPLE

Why WFH Isn’t Necessarily Good for Women by Herminia Ibarra, Julia Gillard, Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic

Three traps to avoid.

COLLABORATION

Don’t Let Micro-Stresses Burn You Out by Rob Cross, Jean Singer, Karen Dillon

A worksheet to help you understand what’s stressing you out.

RECESSION

Avoid Making This Strategic Mistake in a Recession by Michael Greiner, Scott Julian

Now is not the time for differentiators to try to compete on cost.

WORKSPACES

The Implications of Working Without an Office by Ethan Bernstein, Hayley Blunden, Andrew Brodsky, Wonbin Sohn, Ben Waber

Early research on how people are — and aren’t — adapting and how leaders can help.

DEVELOPING EMPLOYEES

Why Your Mentorship Program Isn’t Working by W. Brad Johnson, David G. Smith, Jennifer Haythornthwaite

And how to fix it.

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Posted by Lewis J. Saret, Co-General Editor, Wealth Strategies Journal..

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