INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Here’s a look at the headlines from Tuesday’s affairs with Jane King.
OPEC to make decision on increasing crude oil production
OPEC is meeting again this week.
OPEC will decide whether to pump more crude oil into the market to rein in runaway prices.
The only countries able to pump more oil, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, said the oil market was balanced and there was no need to produce more.
20% of U.S. IBM employees are in the office 3 or more days a week
Only 20% of US IBM employees are in the office three or more days a week.
IBM’s CEO added that he doesn’t see a scenario in which the balance goes to more than 60% of workers in the office, more often than not.
Meanwhile, Placer.ai says office workers in New York, Chicago and San Francisco are not returning to the office in significant numbers.
Workers want fewer screen zoom meetings
Bosses want video call cameras on, but workers may have a strong argument against appearing on screen when they don’t want to.
However, millions of workers spend hours every day on video calls, exhausted trying to decode their colleagues’ body language or distracted by their own on-screen image.
Experts say that sometimes turning off the cameras can improve worker wellbeing and make meetings more efficient.
Amazon plans to hold a second Prime Day event
Amazon plans to hold a second purchase event for prime members, this one in the fourth quarter.
CNBC reports that the company recently began notifying certain third-party merchants of a “primary drop” event through its internal seller portal.
Amazon’s summer Prime Days are scheduled for July 12 and 13.
Chick-fil-A tests the drive-thru expressway
Chick-fil-A is testing an express drive-thru lane only for customers who pre-order on the Chick-fil-A app.
“Drive-thru express” is being tested in 60 restaurants nationwide and may expand to more restaurants next year.
Chick-fil-A said its new drive-thru lane “could be the fastest, easiest way to order and get a meal.”