One of the biggest consequences of COVID-19 for enterprises beyond 2020 will be the acceleration of the trend to working the majority of the working week from home. Already organizations were encouraged to look into it on the promise that each employee working from home would, on average, work an […]

Apr. 13—CHARLESTON — When West Virginia native Brad Smith visited Bluefield in March 2019 to announce the location of an Intuit Prosperity Hub here, he said “giving back” is part of the values he learned growing up in the Mountain State. Those values were again reflected Monday for his home […]

Some people are growing tired of paying high rent to travel from their bedroom to their living room by: Stephanie Grindley Posted: Apr 12, 2021 / 11:59 AM EDT / Updated: Apr 12, 2021 / 12:14 PM EDT WHEELING, W.Va. (WTRF) — Calling all remote workers! Do you find yourself paying high […]

Taxpayers who worked remotely in a state other than their employer’s during the pandemic are facing a complicated tax-filing season that for many includes an unwelcome revelation: having to pay taxes on the same income twice—to the state they worked in and their employer’s state.  While taxpayers aren’t supposed to […]

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) – Kansas programs that aim to help school-aged kids while undergoing remote learning can now apply for extensions in the Remote Learning Grant program. Governor Laura Kelly says programs that got funding for remote learning are now eligible to apply for extensions to support online education through […]

Since the coronavirus hit the U.S., roughly 40% of U.S. employees now work from home. If you’re one of them, you may be fantasizing about trading your boring apartment walls and modest desk for tropical air and sandy beaches. A new program known as Movers and Shakas is offering just […]

Between concerns about schools staying open and the challenges of learning remotely, teachers and students are haunted by another question that goes beyond 2020: Will snow days disappear forever? Schools invested in both the know-how and technology to teach students remotely. In the midst of a pandemic, they had no […]

“Having those snow days is part of the tradition of being a student, being a teacher,” said Tom Vontz, the director of the Master of Arts in Teaching program at Kansas State University. In this 2013 photo, students at Wilbur Middle School unload from buses in the snow. The Wichita […]

LUDINGTON, MI – Vacations to West Michigan beach towns like Ludington are always full of fun things to see, from lighthouses and beaches to maritime history and walking tours. With more students – and grown-ups – doing their work remotely these days, some of Ludington’s favorite tourist spots have pulled […]

Marie Hattar is CMO at Keysight Technologies, responsible for brand and global marketing efforts. Getty The pandemic has completely transformed how teams work — from collaboration and communication to productivity and accountability. It’s also given company leaders the opportunity to rethink professional development for virtual teams.   Now that we’ve moved past […]

It was January 2020 and our 140+ team had just gathered in a large hotel conference room for another one of our bi-annual offsites. Ahead lay the whole day and night of strategic team alignment and most importantly — relationship building. Today, several months and hundreds of Zoom calls later, […]

NEW YORK – Any remote worker can tell you how office demands have invaded the home in 2020 and started creeping into every corner of the day. FILE PHOTO: Stacey Barry, a community works administrator, at her band office desk. Picture taken April 27, 2020. REUTERS/David Jackson/File Photo But Jessica […]

By Chris Taylor NEW YORK – Any remote worker can tell you how office demands have invaded the home in 2020 and started creeping into every corner of the day. But Jessica DeGroot is no ordinary worker. She is an expert in work-life balance as head of the consultancy ThirdPath […]