When a woman sued her employer for sex bias, her lawyer asked the company to produce text messages sent between bosses discussing her salary. The company argued the texts were private, but a court required they be turned over. The lesson: Compose business texts with the same deliberation as official memos. (Ewald v. Royal Norwegian Embassy, DC MN)
Work has changed. The office is no longer the center of the universe. In today’s connected world, more employees are doing work “out there”—either face-to-face with customers, in far-flung locations or simply in their pajamas....Click here to find out more.