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City Bank

Here’s an interesting update on the most affordable cities to live in in 2022. This list, courtesy of Living Cozy, shows that Tulsa, Oklahoma is the most affordable place to score a 2-bedroom apartment. At under $900 per month, this is a steal compared to most places. Here’s more of the breakdown from Ash Read.…Continue readingCity Bank

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Adamsplaining

2022 began with New York City getting a new mayor. Eric Adams has only been at the helm of the Big Apple for a short time, but he’s wasting none of it when it comes to NY’s economic recovery. Fola Akinnibi writing for Bloomberg reports how Mr. Adams is coaxing CEOs to end remote work…Continue readingAdamsplaining

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Anti-Ambition

In a lengthy writeup for the NY Times, Noreen Malone dives into trends that bubbled up since COVID struck the workforce. The idea of anti-ambition is a phrase she explains is where our jobs have been stripped bare. Gone are the interactions, preparing to leave, the rituals, and the encounters. What we’re left with are…Continue readingAnti-Ambition

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Empty Trains

Working from home has not only been a welcome reprieve for overworked employees. It has also brought much-needed recuperation of all the time people commuted to and from work. As someone who spent 11 years commuting 2-hrs daily, I can personally attest that it will slowly rot your soul. This found time due to COVID…Continue readingEmpty Trains

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The Continued Resignation

Much has been made of The Great Resignation over the past year. This mass exodus of employees from their jobs has been of great concern to employers looking to retain a workforce. It is also indicitive of the fact that for the first time in decades, employees hold the upper hand in the workplace relationship…Continue readingThe Continued Resignation

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The Overlords Demand Their Underlings Get Back To Work

In where I call bullshit on this NBC News report that boils down to “if you don’t come back to the office, we’re going to make you.” I wasn’t even going to write about remote work any time soon. But the amount of short-sightedness of company executives, HR “professionals”, and others is more than I…Continue readingThe Overlords Demand Their Underlings Get Back To Work