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WORK LIFE

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  1. If you don’t make time to rest, the world will steal it from you

    If you don’t make time to rest, the world will steal it from you: UK health adviser

    We train to improve our work, but we don’t practise our rest. We assume that recovery will just seep into the gaps left between scheduled ...
  2. People practice social distancing at a cafe in the city centre, following the easing of restriction

    Commentary: What we lose when coffee shops around workplaces close for good

    The closure of cafes around Silicon Valley shows the tech community needs physical places to meet, program, pitch, make deals and brainstorm, says ...
  3. Colleagues in the office

    Commentary: Maybe bosses shouldn’t try to be funny and make jokes at the office

    Should bosses be funny? And when should they quit joking around? Lily Cheng and Peter Cheng discuss how to navigate humour in the workplace.
  4. Colleagues in the office

    Commentary: Why saying no can make you indispensable at work

    Agreeing to every request is the first mistake to avoid, says the Financial Times' Pilita Clark.
  5. Woman in thoughts with laptop

    Commentary: Why do you not feel like working from home? You’re probably procrastinating more

    Amid mixed reactions to remote working, Singapore Management University’s Paul Lim says tackling the sources of procrastination could stem dips in ...
  6. woman on imac at home office desk

    Commentary: Please don’t end work from home. It’s not that bad

    Workers have complained about working from home since offices migrated into homes since the coronavirus outbreak, but we are only on the cusp of ...
  7. corner office with view

    Commentary: I’ve been career oriented my whole life, until the COVID-19 pandemic took my ambition

    Being ambitious has always been a virtue, but we’ve never paused to think about where we get our ideas of ambition from or why we even aspire ...
  8. Man standing in front of office buildings

    Commentary: Who do employers choose to hire if every applicant seems qualified for the job?

    Amid a tide of retrenchments, hiring is all the more challenging with the deluge of applications swarming in, says the Financial Times’ Pilita Clark.
  9. open plan office communal table office workers

    Goodbye, offices: The good, the bad, and the ugly of the modern workplace

    Offices will open again, but with new rules and with less importance. Those with most to mourn might be the young, who have the least space at ...
  10. Woman working on laptop at home

    Commentary: The weird and disorienting uncertainty of starting a new job under COVID-19

    In the time of coronavirus, when starting a job normally is unrealistic, adjusting expectations may be the key to surviving – and thriving – in a ...