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Welcome back, Denver office friends — or whoever shows up at work on any given day

Before the pandemic, TextUs had an office in downtown Boulder where half of its employees worked, while the rest worked remotely.  And then, well, you know what happened.  Everyone was sent home and traded commutes for virtual Zoom meetings, open work spaces and office buzz for home offices with roommates and pets, lunches out with […]

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What’s Working: People say they want to work from home, but they’re returning to the office in droves

As large swaths of the office-worker community went remote during COVID and showed that it could work, many want to keep it that way, including folks who took the latest What’s Working survey on working from home. Most respondents did at one time or another during the pandemic (73.7%) and still do (63.2%).   Increased productivity […]

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What’s Working: Officials expect Colorado to have a full GDP recovery this year

New economic data has economists concluding that Colorado is now in full recovery.  New businesses? Filings made record gains in the first and second quarter this year, according to the Secretary of State’s office. Labor force participation rate? Colorado had the third-highest in the nation.  And our productivity? The state’s Gross Domestic Product growth rate […]

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Stay-at-home order changed the way Coloradans work. But is it improving emissions?

By Clarissa Guy, Rocky Mountain PBS March 2020 marked the first stay-at-home order for Colorado. Since that time, the number of people working from home across the nation and the state has increased with the COVID-19 pandemic. This has pushed sustainability leaders to look at how telecommuting could decrease overall emissions. Jerry Tinianow served as […]