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October 10, 2022

Weekly review: Do you have a 'good' job? Here's how to tell.

Daily Briefing

    The "enormous cost" of unnecessary meetings, six strategies to make and keep friends as an adult, and more.

    The 'enormous cost' of unnecessary meetings, in 4 charts (Monday, October 3)

    A recent study that researched ways companies can save time and money on meeting strategy, culture, and tools found that almost half of employees say they have too many unnecessary meetings in their schedule, resulting in a potential "wasted" annual investment of more than $25,000 per employee.

    Can Covid-19 cause hair loss? Here's what you need to know. (Tuesday, October 4)

    In the months following a Covid-19 infection, many people have reported increased hair loss—a phenomenon experts say is relatively common, and likely temporary, Knvul Sheikh writes for the New York Times.

    6 strategies to help you make (and keep) friends as an adult (Wednesday, October 5)

    Writing for the New York Times, Catherine Pearson explains what is driving the "loneliness crisis" in the United States and offers six expert suggestions to help adults make—and keep—friends.

    Do you have a 'good' job? Here's how to tell. (Thursday, October 6)

    According to a recent report from Gallup, less than half of U.S. workers say they have a "good job." To help employers improve job quality, the Good Jobs Champions Group, which includes more than 100 business leaders across different sectors, outlined the three hallmarks of "good" jobs, as well as nine signs of "bad" jobs.

    Long Covid remains mysterious—but there are still ways to help patients (Friday, October 7)

    Writing in The Atlantic, Adam Gaffney, a pulmonary and critical care physician and an assistant professor at Harvard Medical School, explains why more research is needed to understand who is suffering from long Covid and why, as well as what providers can do to help patients who are struggling with long-term symptoms.


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