Why IBM’s Move to Cut Remote Work Will Backfire

IBM recently gave its remote employees an ultimatum: Move to one of IBM’s regional offices or leave the company. In an editorial for Fast Company, Upwork CEO Stephane Kasriel explains three reasons why he feels the move is short-sighted: "It’s not just retrograde and absurd, it’s also a surefire way to lose the best people you’ve got already and to turn away tomorrow’s top hires." Read Full Article

The “Dirty Details” of Paid Paternity Leave

When four-year-old Jacoby waved a pregnancy test stick in his dad’s face one evening—”Look! A magic wand!”—soon-to-be father of three Adam Rhuberg suddenly had a new list of things to worry about, but rushing back to work wasn’t one of them. Rhuberg, director of analytics at Upwork, shares what 12 weeks of paid parental leave meant for his family. Read Full Article