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Is the open office a thing of the past?

Collaborative work spaces, retrofitting older buildings, coffee bars, and amenities have all become tenets of modern office design. But these days it’s...

Top 12 employers that people want to work for in Charlotte (and who’s hiring)

Bank of America is the No. 1 most desirable place to work in Charlotte, followed by Red Ventures. Survey results: We sent a survey to Agenda newsletter readers...

16 ways to improve working from home — plus ‘home office’ ideas

This story is proudly presented by OrthoCarolina. Take a break from your daily Zoom meetings and get moving with a simple at-home workout – no fancy...

If corporate Charlotte can be productive working from home, will office life ever be the same?

The coronavirus outbreak and the social distancing it demands could forever change the way corporate America views remote work. It’s been almost a month...

Amid pandemic, 25% of Charlotteans say their jobs aren’t secure

The coronavirus pandemic and mandatory stay at home order has shaken every industry, leading to a dramatic increase of lay offs. Last week the Agenda surveyed...

Office Cribs: Architects Ken Pursley and Craig Dixon transform ‘simple, dumb box’ into their modern, dream office

Ken Pursley and Craig Dixon, two of the city’s most talented architects, recently took a departure from their usual residential work and transformed a...

Although years from moving into its new South End tower, Lowe’s is aggressively staffing up already

Lowe’s is still years away from moving into its new tech hub in South End, but the Mooresville-based corporation has already begun aggressively...

Have you met the No. 1 happiest person in Charlotte? She works in Concourse E at the airport

Known as the airport singing lady, 57-year-old Valerie Washington, spreads happiness daily to Charlotte travelers. She’s AMAZING. “Everybody can be...

7 things many people don’t realize about running an $8 million nonprofit

Rob Butcher is the CEO and President of Swim Across America, a 501c3 nonprofit that hosts benefit swims across the country to raise money for cancer research...

The 16 highest paid CEOs in Charlotte

With the economy booming, it’s a good time to be a CEO in Charlotte. Rising stock prices over the past decade gave an additional boost to the overall...

I moved across the country and got laid off 4 months later — here’s what I learned

After several years in Los Angeles developing a marketing career I loved, I took a leap of faith and accepted a promising PR position in Charlotte. Four months...

What’s it like being Charlotte famous? 5 local celebs anonymously confess

It’s weird being “Charlotte famous.” The city doesn’t have many real celebrities, like New York or LA. There aren’t a bunch of actors and musicians,...