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Parents In Law Firms: Taking Stock Of Pandemic Burdens And Retention Risks [Sponsored]

Being a parent in Biglaw has always had its challenges, but we saw these challenges rise to new heights during the pandemic, especially for women.
Tags: Parenting, Law, Recruiting, Biglaw, Associate, Sponsored Content, Legal Recruiter, Headhunters / Recruiters, Lateral Link, Pandemic, Zain Atassi, Am Law, Lateral Recruiting, COVID-19


U.S. Life Expectancy Has Biggest Fall Since WWII Amid Covid-19 and Drug Overdoses

As expected, the first year of the covid-19 pandemic has lowered the collective life expectancy of Americans. Researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported this week that life expectancy at birth dropped 1.5 years from 2019 to 2020, with most of the decline attributed to the pandemic. The…Read more...
Tags: Science, Articles, Social Issues, Population, Life Expectancy, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, Senescence, Pandemic, Demography, Academic Disciplines, Hispanic Americans, Actuarial Science


India Excess Pandemic Deaths Estimated at 4 Million

A new set of reports of excess mortality estimates for India from three different data sources from the pandemic’s start through June 2021. 1. extrapolation of state-level civil registration from... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Tags: Science, India, World, Public Health, Innovation, Pandemic


How Do You Want to Move Forward, and What Do You Want to Leave Behind?

I’m sitting in a booth at a coffee shop with two friends, something that feels like a luxury since it hasn’t happened in so many months. We’re talking about what the future holds, where we’ll go from here, and what we want to leave behind. One friend pulls out a small cardboard box, and inside are blank notecards. “I’ve found new clarity about my purpose,” she tells us, “And I’m going to let certain things go.” She asks us to bear witness as she writes these distractions down, then tells us she’...
Tags: Identity, Freedom, Inspiration, Jesus, God, Matthew, Control, Encouragement, Pandemic, Holley Gerth


Amazon to stop testing warehouse workers for COVID-19 amid rising case rates and low vaccination rates in some states

Nicolò Campo/LightRocket via Getty Images Amazon plans to stop onsite COVID-19 tests for its warehouse workers, The Information reported. The change comes despite rising case rates and low vaccine rates in many states. Amazon declined to share details about positive cases or vaccination rates among its workforce. See more stories on Insider's business page. Amazon told employees it plans to stop offering onsite COVID-19 tests for its warehouse workers on July 30, The Information repor...
Tags: Amazon, Transportation, News, Minnesota, US, Trends, Information, Bloomberg, Healthcare, Retail, Working Conditions, Pandemic, Tech Insider, Information Amazon, GETTY IMAGES Amazon, Warehouse Workers


Signs of seasonal inventory growth return in strained housing market

The number of homes for sale rose in June for the second consecutive month but remained far from a full recovery to pre-pandemic levels.
Tags: Radio, Websites, Rents, Zillow, Home Values, Markets & Economy, Select, Homes For Sale, Pandemic, Rent Prices, Home Inventory, Coronavirus


Summit to explore redefining the future of education

‘If education must address the needs of society, then we have to adapt to the current and future needs’ The post Summit to explore redefining the future of education appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Technology, Education, Openaccess, Tertiary Education, Fourth Industrial Revolution, Pandemic, COVID-19, Future of Education Summit 2021


Teachers are the real deal, tech just a tool

Technology is one tool in a larger arsenal for a superior educational experience, and teachers must be continually trained to use it The post Teachers are the real deal, tech just a tool appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Technology, Education, Unesco, World Bank, Openaccess, Pandemic, COVID-19


From pandemic crisis to a better South Africa

The time has come for radical reforms that unleash the potential of all South Africans to create small businesses and jobs, and for the government to fix the education, health and other essential systems The post From pandemic crisis to a better South Africa appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Opinion, Unemployment, South Africa, Inequality, Sustainable Development Goals, Openaccess, Pandemic, Green New Deal, COVID-19


2 social scientists explain how childcare insecurity is hurting caregivers across the US

Not having childcare affects mothers' interpersonal interactions and quality of life. Gerald Herbert/ AP Childcare insecurity, or limited or uncertain access to adequate care, is a public health issue. The pandemic caused a spike in need that impacted the well-being and mental health of caregivers. Biden has proposed policies to address the issue, but economic constraints aren't the only cause. See more stories on Insider's business page. Childcare insecurity is a term we'v...
Tags: Parenting, Children, Opinion, US, Trends, Strategy, Childcare, Joe Biden, Biden, Caregivers, Nordic, Daycare, Texas State University, RAND Corp, Gerald Herbert, Contributor


3 trends to adopt for your post-pandemic business marketing strategy

People appreciate their homes and backyards even more after being confined to them for a year. Shutterstock/Flamingo Images As we prepare to enter the 'new normal,' it's clear that many pandemic-era changes are here to stay. Marketers can tap into these newfound interests to appeal to as wide an audience as possible. We care more than ever about our homes, work-life balance, and health - use this in your messaging. See more stories on Insider's business page. From e-commerc...
Tags: Marketing, US, Trends, Strategy, Marketing Strategy, Nordic, Marketers, Inc, Contributor, Business Advice, Lockdown, Pandemic, Michelle Manafy, Contributor 2019


Post-Pandemic In-Store Shopping: Consumers Reconsider The Value Of The Store

Now that consumers have experienced the convenience of online purchasing, shoppers are rethinking the purpose of the in-store experience.
Tags: Marketing, Customer Experience, Millennials, Age Of The Customer, Customer Insights, Gen Z, Retail Trends, Pandemic, Promoted, Data Insights, CMO Trends, Retail Loyalty, Store Of The Future


Housing inventory shortage could ease later this year: report

Tech firm and brokerage HouseCanary found a shrinking gap between the number of new listings and the number of listings going under contract — a potential sign of an improving inventory landscape.
Tags: Real Estate, Radio, Mls, Biden, Industry News, Inventory, Markets & Economy, News Brief, Multiple Listing Service, Pandemic, HouseCanary, Jeremy Sicklick, Coronavirus, COVID-19, COVID, Coronavirus Pandemic


Ricoh360 Tours releases beta phase of virtual staging product

With its Theta line of compact, high-resolution cameras, Ricoh was one of the first major brands to introduce a product specifically for creating online real estate tours.
Tags: Technology, Marketing, Radio, Matterport, Ricoh, Select, News Brief, Pandemic, Virtual Tours, Staging, 360 Cameras, Ricoh Theta, Virtual Staging, Listing Marketing, COVID-19, Online Tours


How the pandemic has impacted the world's most vulnerable populations in low- and middle-income economies

In Sierra Leone, 87% of rural households reported food insecurity, nearly double the median value. REUTERS/Joe Penney Northwestern researchers asked 30,000 people on three continents how the pandemic affected them. Households reported drops in income, as well as increases in food insecurity, and little support. One of the most promising tactics for moving past the pandemic's effects is mobile money transfers. See more stories on Insider's business page. The COVID-19 crisis has been...
Tags: Asia, Europe, Nigeria, Africa, US, Trends, Strategy, Poverty, Domestic Violence, Sierra Leone, Bangladesh, Kenya, World Bank, South America, US Treasury, Togo


Sacramento Japantown Landmark Osaka-Ya Emerges From Pandemic

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Tags: News, Local, Seen On, Syndicated Local, Sacramento, Galt, Perez, Japantown, Gunther, Nakatani, Pandemic, Manju, Asian Americans, Coronavirus, CBSN Sacramento Feed, Japanese-American


I canceled my subscription to Amazon Prime right as the pandemic lockdowns began and 12 months later I don't miss it at all

Amazon cofounder and former CEO Jeff Bezos. Alex Wong/Getty Images It turns out that Amazon Prime isn't necessary, even if you're ordering from Amazon frequently. I canceled my subscription in May 2020, and it has had zero impact on order speed or pricing. On the plus side, I'm saving at least $120 annually on the expensive membership fee. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. In April 2020, just as the pandemic lockdowns were taking effect in New York City, I...
Tags: Amazon, Life, New York City, Trends, Amazon Prime, Culture, Brooklyn, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Jeff Bezos, Subscriptions, Staten Island, Delivery, Amazon Prime Video, Frankie, Spuntino


You Would Be Crazy to Buy a Used Car Right Now

I touched on it in the newsier post about used-car prices down below, but in normal times, scribes like us sometimes advise our family and friends who are car shopping to buy used, because a lightly used car can be in like-new condition and cost significantly less. And someone else has taken the initial huge […] The post You Would Be Crazy to Buy a Used Car Right Now appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Sales, Industry, Used Cars, Autos, New Cars, News Blog, Pandemic, Chip Shortage


Microsoft is reportedly handing out $1,500 pandemic bonuses to employees worldwide

Microsoft employs well over 150,000 people worldwide. Reuters/Lucas Jackson Microsoft is doling out $1,500 bonuses to its employees worldwide, The Verge reported Thursday. The bonus applies to employees below the level of corporate vice president. Many companies have given out extra cash to employees during the pandemic. See more stories on Insider's business page. Microsoft is handing out bonus pay to employees worldwide as a reward for making it through the trying pandemic year, T...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, News, Microsoft, Labor, Trends, Tech, Walmart, Economy, Tech Companies, Pandemic, Tech Insider, Kathleen Hogan, COVID-19, Tim Levin, Reuters Lucas Jackson Microsoft


SANDF’s ‘sick’ training camps defy lockdown

Despite Covid-19 regulations and increases in infections, the army has continued some training courses, putting hundreds of students’ lives at risk The post SANDF’s ‘sick’ training camps defy lockdown appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Students, South Africa, National, Kimberley, Oudtshoorn, SANDF, Lockdown, Pandemic, Top Six, COVID-19, Subs-only, Military Hospital


Coping With Cabin Fever (Limerick)

I’m pleased that this Covid-related limerick of mine has just been published here in “Poetry and Covid.” Manhattan’s begun to reopen; Just in time, cuz we barely are copin’. Cabin fever’s widespread. Are our fav nightspots dead? Can we still get great food there? Here’s hopin’!
Tags: New York City, Humor, Limerick, Cabin Fever, Limericks, Food & Drink Humor, Pandemic, Food Limerick, Health & Medical Humor, Health Verse, New York Limericks & Haiku, Covid Pandemic, Night On The Town, Cabin Fever Humor, Covid Limerick, Manhattan Humor


The Post-Pandemic Sales Outlook Looks Good Despite Current Struggles

The pandemic isn’t over. But a good chunk of the United States is returning to normal, and at some point, the pandemic will peter out in the rest of the world. How long that takes is anyone’s guess. And beyond the pay grade of anyone who contributes words to this hallowed site. But we can […] The post The Post-Pandemic Sales Outlook Looks Good Despite Current Struggles appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Sales, Industry, United States, Autos, New Cars, Car Sales, News Blog, Pandemic, Coronavirus, COVID


Stuck at home with your abuser? This free tool can help

This tool developed by the Triad Trust and The Foundation for Aids Research, Amfar, will point you to the gender-based violence services closest to you – no data needed The post Stuck at home with your abuser? This free tool can help appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Health, Children, Women, Help, Abuse, South Africa, National, Openaccess, Foundation for AIDS Research, Pandemic, Top Six, amfAR, COVID-19, Gender-based Violence, Where To Care map, Triad Trust


Emotionally Charged Consumers Are Ready For New Experiences

Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in the US in March 2020, we’ve been tracking precisely how the pandemic and related crises have taken an emotional toll on consumers by applying Forrester’s Consumer Energy Index, our data-driven framework that captures how ready and willing consumers are to reach out to brands. The disruption in […]
Tags: Marketing, US, Customer Experience, Customer Loyalty, Forrester, Age Of The Customer, Customer Insights, Pandemic, Data Insights, Customer Segmentation, CMO Trends, Consumer Energy Index


Workers are 'epiphany-quitting' their jobs after the pandemic forced them to rethink everything about their lives

People are quitting their jobs at rates not seen in two decades. shironosov/Getty Images The pandemic prompted many people to reevaluate their personal and professional fulfillment. With new clarity and urgency, some people left their jobs to pursue new priorities. Some people said they quit to start a business or move to another country in search of better work-life balance. See more stories on Insider's business page. Lauren Good had been working in healthcare administration for abo...
Tags: Jobs, News, US, Careers, Trends, Workers, Amsterdam, Retail, Burnout, Quitting, University of Missouri, Santa Barbara California, Reeve, Pandemic, Sarah Jackson, Center on Wage and Employment Dynamics


How will lockdown innovation shape post-pandemic marketing?

After a year in lockdown, getting away from the screen is what 2021 is all about. Executive Creative Director Gareth Leeding takes a look at how brands have the opportunity to make the most of digital acceleration to build stronger relationships with consumers. Over the last year, we’ve spent more time online. People have turned to social and digital channels to fill the void left by a lack of human connection of in-person cultural experiences.  But – thankfully – we won’t be in lockdoom f...
Tags: Gaming, UK, Audio, Marketing, Brands, Seo, Social Media Marketing, Twitch, Hamilton, Thought Leadership, Lockdown, Pandemic, Gareth Leeding, Tiktok, Post-pandemic, Social Audio


US Consumer Pandemic Recovery Outlook, June 2021: Health And Financial Fears Linger

Sixteen months after the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a global pandemic and more than a year after the US reached the highest number of confirmed COVID-19 cases and deaths globally, consumers are grappling with a mix of conflicting emotions. With the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s relaxation of restrictions, the biggest vaccine campaign […]
Tags: Marketing, US, Customer Experience, World Health Organization, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Age Of The Customer, Customer Insights, Pandemic, Data Insights, COVID, CMO Trends


'Are you f---ing kidding me?': A Pence staffer blew up over his WSJ op-ed praising the Trump administration's COVID-19 response, a new book says

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images A Pence staffer erupted over his June 2020 Wall Street Journal op-ed on COVID-19, a new book says. "Do you know how stupid this makes [Pence] look?" Pence's coronavirus advisor told his speechwriter. The scene is detailed in a new book by two Washington Post journalists. See more stories on Insider's business page. An aide to former Vice President Mike Pence exploded after she read his Wall Street Journal op-ed in June 2020 that praised the Trump admi...
Tags: Health, Post, Politics, News, Washington Post, White House, US, Trends, Dhs, Donald Trump, Anthony Fauci, WSJ, Trump, Mike Pence, Troye, Pence


'Are you f---ing kidding me?': A Mike Pence staffer blew up over his WSJ op-ed praising the Trump administration's COVID-19 response, a new book says

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images A Mike Pence staffer erupted at his June 2020 Wall Street Journal op-ed on COVID-19. "Do you know how stupid this makes [Pence] look?" Olivia Troye, then Pence's coronavirus advisor, told his speechwriter. The scene is detailed in a new book by two Washington Post journalists. See more stories on Insider's business page. An aide to former Vice President Mike Pence exploded after she read his Wall Street Journal op-ed last June that praised the Trump ...
Tags: Health, Post, Politics, News, Washington Post, White House, US, Trends, Dhs, Donald Trump, Anthony Fauci, Wall Street Journal, WSJ, Trump, Mike Pence, Troye


Asian American homeownership is still lagging: Report

Asian American homeownership rates lag in numerous major cities including New York, Los Angeles and Boston.
Tags: Real Estate, California, Homeownership, Boston, New York City, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Harvard, Radio, Miami, Houston, Pittsburgh, Industry News, Freddie Mac, Riverside, New York Los Angeles