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Everyday Design Icons

Why the symbol of corporate creativity will survive the remote-work era

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Number Crunch

A global study conducted by Microsoft’s Work Trend Index found that 41% of respondents were considering leaving their jobs


Comment of the Week

Readers weigh in on the great WFH experiment, a year into the pandemic

Illustration: By lijing/Getty Images


An exploration of the office, work culture, identity, bias, navigating your career—and more

“Index by Marker” in a white logo design on a navy blue background with a pattern of bifurcated blue circles going across the image.
“Index by Marker” in a white logo design on a navy blue background with a pattern of bifurcated blue circles going across the image.


Number Crunch

Some of these interns sure look a lot like employees

Number Crunch logo next to a giant dollar sign and below the text “43%: Share of internships at for-profit companies that are unpaid Source: Washington Post”
Number Crunch logo next to a giant dollar sign and below the text “43%: Share of internships at for-profit companies that are unpaid Source: Washington Post”


Number Crunch

Employers are hoping FOMO gets you to come in, too

An illustration with the Number Crunch logo next to an outline of 3 commercial buildings. The illustration appears next to the text “25%: The approximate share of white-collar workers in the U.S. that have resumed going to the office Source: The New York Times”
An illustration with the Number Crunch logo next to an outline of 3 commercial buildings. The illustration appears next to the text “25%: The approximate share of white-collar workers in the U.S. that have resumed going to the office Source: The New York Times”


Number Crunch

Women economists get far more scrutiny for their work than their male peers

Number Crunch logo above a generally downward trending line graph next to the text “12%: How many more questions female economists are asked at conferences than male economists. Source: The New York Times”
Number Crunch logo above a generally downward trending line graph next to the text “12%: How many more questions female economists are asked at conferences than male economists. Source: The New York Times”


Fixation


Number of the Day

Honoring the civil rights icon seems like the bare minimum — especially this year

45%: The share of U.S. companies that give employees a paid day off on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Source: CNBC
45%: The share of U.S. companies that give employees a paid day off on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Source: CNBC
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Off Brand

When it comes to accidental branding moments, this one will go down in the books

Photo: Omar Marques/SOPA Images/LightRocket/Getty Images

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