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BBC: Is there a minimum amount of time you need to stay at a job?

As the world of work undergoes overwhelming change, does the idea you have to stay in a job for a year still...

AP: How can I protect myself from the new omicron variant?

How can I protect myself from the new omicron variant? The same way you guard against COVID-19 caused by any other...

BBC: How fertility became a workplace perk

More companies are offering benefits that cover IVF, egg-freezing or surrogacy. Are these perks, which can be divisive, really the key to...

BBC:How working unpaid hours became part of the job

We're working more hours than ever, whether a late-night email or an early call. How did all these unpaid hours become part...

NPR: Retail Jobs Are Treated As A Temporary Bridge To Something Better. But Why?

People lick their fingers, touch money and hand it to you. They take money out of bras or hand you bills soaking wet...

NPR: You’ve Made It To Campus! Now What? These Tips Can Help You Navigate College Life

It has been more than a year since universities closed down their classrooms and transitioned to remote learning, but many high school...

NPR: Back To The Office? Not Yet. Companies Scramble To Adjust To The Delta Variant

For a while there, it seemed like things were finally heading back to normal. Now, not so much.  In...

BBC: Why worker loyalty is at a breaking point

People are no longer prepared to return to pre-pandemic ways of working. If pressed to do so, many may choose to quit...

NPR: Working In Sweatpants May Be Over As Companies Contemplate The Great Office Return

On a walk outside his office in downtown Washington, D.C., Greg Meyer stops to peer in through the glass windows of a...

npr: Workin’ 9 To 5

Flexible hours for working parents, daycare centers at the office, equal pay. Between the 1960s and 1980s, there was a real sense...

BBC:Why ‘stay-at-home parent’ is a job title

Many women returning to the workforce after having children say they face a challenging welcome back. Professional networking site LinkedIn recently added...

BBC: The woman who took on Google and won

Everyone has their breaking point. And when it comes it can be a small thing, an incident that usually wouldn't matter. 

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[Urbana] Check out the new sculpture at Meadowbrook Park!

Be sure to head out to Meadowbrook Park and the Timpone Family Tree Grove, and check out Suzi's Garden.  The sculpture was fabricated...

[Champaign] RESTAURANT WEEK

JAN 28 - FEB 5The Champaign County Area Restaurant Week is back! Discover local flavors at over 25 restaurants across the county...

[Urbana] Free injury screenings this winter and spring

Have nagging pain? Tweak something shoveling snow or working out? You have the chance to get a free injury...

[Champaign] ALL ABOUT MOVIES

AT THE VIRGINIA THEATRE January Is All About Movies at the Virginia Theatre. Here's what you can catch on...