18 bookmarks. First posted by karthik may 2017.
Apple's new corporate headquarters, the giant spaceship-like donut in Cupertino, California, is nearing completion. As the last of the solar panels and drought-tolerant trees were installed, Wired's Steven Levy was given a look at what it will be like to work at the new campus, and a good bit of history on how the project came to...
8 weeks ago by geetarista
How true is this? - What’s notably missing from the 175-acre headquarters, however, is a childcare center—probably not a big deal to workers who don’t need to leave the mothership to tend to such worldly pursuits as child-rearing, but a missed opportunity, given Apple’s prominence as an employer, to redefine the relationship between work and home life. On-site childcare remains a rare feature in corporate America. But it’s been shown to do wonders for parents of young children. Its presence has helped Patagonia, for example, to retain 100% of the women on staff who have had children over the past five years. (The average in the US is under 80%.)IFTTT Facebook
may 2017 by shaunkoh