The pandemic has reshaped the way people think about work. They’re moving away from jobs that don’t allow them time for themselves, their family, and hobbies, and instead to ones they’re passionate about. Canvas8 spoke to eight Americans about how the pandemic has changed their career values.
Precious Osoba is a junior behavioural analyst at Canvas8. Fascinated by the hows and whys of people and culture, she has a background in social sciences and a degree in marketing. You can often find her in aesthetically pleasing restaurants writing articles for her Medium profile.
As people across the globe abruptly adjust to remote working, many have faced challenges – from WiFi woes to toddler tantrums on Zoom. Canvas8 spoke to Dave Cook, an anthropologist at University College London, to better understand how people can perform their best when working remotely.
With traditional ways of socialising blocked and the stress of the pandemic having a drastic impact on people's mental health, many Britons have embraced the soothing balm of a new or old hobby. But how might an uptick in creativity impact their leisure preferences in the post-pandemic era?
The financial inequalities faced by women in America aren’t limited to a pay gap. Traditional gender expectations and a lack of tailored services mean that they’re also less prepared for retirement than men. So, how can women be encouraged to build a nest egg as they move through life?
Successful vaccine rollouts may signal a return to offices in 2021, but given the pandemic’s drastic impact on people’s values and attitudes, what will they expect from employers going forwards? Canvas8 spoke to Dr. Naeema Pasha of the Henley Business School about the future of work.