Our weekly roundup of workplace news from around the web.
According to the WSJ, “Houston is gushing with empty offices as the price of oil hovers around $30 a barrel. Companies that once added office space aggressively are now eager to unload it.”
Two important, sensitive questions about alcohol in the workplace for “The Workologist” this week in the NYT address concerns about a struggling colleague and how to get social coworkers to accept that you just don’t want a drink.
Fast Companyexplores what to do when, suddenly, your company can no longer afford to provide the flashy office perks you’ve grown used to: “Taking perks away is worse than not having them in the first place, especially if you’re culture is built on them.” Eek! Take heart though, they’ve got good tips.