The six hours will cover the requisite double doses for the coronavirus vaccine with three hours per shot. While Chobani noted that vaccinations are not yet widely available, it said it’s “working very closely with state and local officials to advise our team about the opportunities to receive a vaccine.” … [Read more...] about Chobani offers workers paid time off to get coronavirus vaccines
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“It’s probably going to be years before we get vaccines into sub-Saharan Africa and parts of Asia and South America and in other regions,” Weissman says. “What can happen is that since in those areas the virus is growing freely, it’s going to keep mutating. It’s possible that someday a series of mutations might occur that the vaccine doesn’t work well [against]. And then we have to go back and we have to re-immunize the entire world.” … [Read more...] about How easy will it be to update the COVID vaccine if the virus mutates too much?
After I left college, I did not take the path of least resistance—I didn’t take the job that paid the most money, nor did I take the first few jobs offered to me. I held out for opportunities that I knew would advance my career, my network, and my skill set, and where I felt I could get along with the people who worked there. Most important, if I couldn’t be in a position to learn, then I wouldn’t take the position. I’m very curious, and my thirst for knowledge is how I’ve been able to create so many different roles in my career. There may have been doors closed to me because I am a Black woman, but I’m also an artist, a songwriter, and a designer, and I see the world differently. My varied interests and abilities have helped me create many opportunities for myself and others, and that’s made a huge difference in growing my career in my field. … [Read more...] about Want to succeed in design and business? Support women
The coronavirus pandemic led to some massive shifts in the workplace in 2020–with 2021 looking to be a continuation of that for at least the first half of the year. Work from home is the new normal for many people. However, an interesting new report out from Airtable examined how various workplace changes impacted one sector specifically in 2020: retail. … [Read more...] about Taking on additional responsibilities at work? You’re not alone
Other changes are more directly related to the immediate ways daily life has been shaken up by the safety protocols the pandemic has necessitated. “The biggest change we’ve seen come into play is this split between customers who are coming into the store and the customers who are just there for a pickup,” Price says, adding that the trend has led to a bifurcation of stores. “We’re starting to see stores where there’s an in-store shopping experience entry, where people walk in through the entry, there’s produce, there’s the frozen stuff, it’s all the usual, and then there’s this other side where you enter and it’s more about getting in and out,” he says. Many stores already had two separate entrances, so this change has been relatively easy to make. … [Read more...] about Grocery stores were already in flux. The pandemic could change them forever