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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. 

NPR: Remote Work Is Leading To More Gender And Racial Harassment, Say Tech Workers

Tech workers say they have experienced more harassment based on gender, age and race or ethnicity while working remotely during the pandemic,...

CNN: How four working mothers are doing a year into the pandemic

It was only supposed to be for a few weeks. A few months at most. One year ago, when the pandemic shut...

NPR: Matchmaker, Matchmaker Make Me An Algorithm: STEM Contest Winner Pairs Data

The world of matchmaking won't have to rely on luck, as much as math, thanks to one very accomplished teenager. 

NPR: 2021 Pritzker Prize Goes To French Architects Who ‘Work With Kindness’

Anne Lacaton and Jean-Philippe Vassal, this year's winners of the most prestigious award in architecture, are as surprised as anyone else.

NPR: Why America Is Moving: Money, Space, Family, Lifestyle …

Chicago's city life suited Anna Johnson, who lived downtown for about 10 years, working as a digital producer at an advertising agency....

NPR: Workers Are Moving First, Asking Questions Later. What Happens When Offices Reopen?

Kate Rayand her husband, David, had just moved into a one-bedroom apartment in downtown Denver last March.

BBC: ‘Tragic optimism’: The antidote to toxic positivity

Over the last year, as the pandemic has morphed from terrifying to inconvenient to long-term life-altering event, our coping mechanisms have had...

NPR: Need A Career Change? Here’s The Best Job Advice We’ve Heard On Life Kit

Wherever you are in your career, being part of the labor force has perhaps never been so laborious as it's been in...

CNN: Here’s why 2021 could be a big year for labor unions

Rarely has the chasm between rank-and-file-workers and the extremely wealthy been this wide. While millions of people have lost jobs, gone hungry...

Anouncement

Urbana Park District hiring head coach and assistant coach for Tiger Sharks swim team!

Urbana Park District is hiring one head coach and an assistant coach for the year-round Tiger Shark swim team. The...

[Champaign] Halloween Masquerade Car Parade and Trunk or Treat on October 27!

We're excited to join with Champaign Park District and Marketplace Mall for this new event. The Halloween Masquerade Car Parade and Trunk...

It’s the Great C-U Pumpkin Hunt, 2021!

ALL OCTOBER You can hunt for pumpkins all over Champaign and Urbana this October during the Great Pumpkin Hunt.

[Champaign] Police Search For Killer Of Champaign Teenager

CHAMPAIGN – Police in Champaign are still searching for the person who shot and killed a Centennial High School student.