News for Professionals: Career Advice and Ideas

Author: Convene Editors       

We get it, you’re busy. So, the Convene editors have curated the latest tips and trends in the world of work for you. Take a look at what caught our eye this past week.

The WEF’s Five Takeaways About the Jobs of the Future

The new economy brings many opportunities, the World Economic Forum reports. But there are skills and gender gaps that must be addressed.

Getting a Grip on Email

The average worker spends nearly six hours a day on email, Inc. says, as it shares seven “sneaky ways” email is wasting your time.

More Home-Work Ahead — and What to Do About It

By the end of the decade, an estimated three-quarters of companies will have distributed teams — meaning workers who aren’t toiling only at HQ, Forbes reports. It shares 14 hacks for remote working.

Checking in on Office Romance

According to one study, half of employers would prefer their staff not to date each other; another finds more than half did so anyway in 2019. Ladders rounds up the latest studies on love at work.