Megan Carnegie

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Worker-Owned Apps Are Redefining the Sharing Economy

To compete with well-funded private platforms, active government and municipal intervention is vital for platform cooperatives. This could be through procurement policies that give platform cooperatives preferential treatment over privately-owned companies, conducting...

As Covid Restrictions End, Offices Have a Sick-Pay Problem

Alex Collinson, an analysis and research officer at the UK’s Trades Union Congress (TUC), points out that the reintroduction of the three-day waiting period means that if someone isolates for five days...

The Entirely Predictable Impact of Salary Transparency

“Firms are also wary of wages getting compressed and losing their best talent to competitors without transparency,” says Obloj. “But in the data, the opposite happens—there’s no exodus of superstars from organizations...

The Original Hybrid Workers Can Teach Us How to Do It Right

On July 17, 1963, Jack Nilles sat for hours in the corridors of the Pentagon, drinking cup after cup of sludgy coffee as he waited for a meeting that would never happen....

After the Great Resignation, Tech Firms Are Getting Desperate

Joy Nazzari, the founder of British proptech startup Showhere, is desperately trying to hire 16 people—a combination of senior-level developers, project managers, and designers. But her pool of candidates is running dry.“It’s...

Britain’s Flexible Working Plans Look Like a Flop

Despite all the hardship it caused, the pandemic also offered the chance of a lifetime. By proving that people could work responsibly—and often more efficiently—from home, and demonstrating how care for loved...

More Companies Offer Fertility Benefits. It’s Only the Beginning

Nyasha Foy was at an alumni networking event in New York in 2016 when an older sorority sister asked if she was planning to freeze her eggs. “I was taken aback, but...

These Companies Are Already Living in Zuckerberg’s Metaverse

The Meta dream envisages whole companies operating in a virtual world. Many made the switch years ago—with mixed results.Facebook’s metaverse, or Meta’s metaverse, isn’t just being touted as a better version of...

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