About Liz Lewis

Liz Lewis

Liz Lewis is a writer and researcher at Indeed. She holds a PhD in anthropology from the University of Texas at Austin, an MA from the University of Chicago, and a BA from Carleton College. Liz has extensive training in qualitative research methods and the social sciences, with a focus on how culture shapes work, well-being, and daily life.

Recent Articles by Liz

The Science of Well-Being: How to Stay Happy While Working From Home

The Science of Well-being: How to Stay Happy while Working from Home

Mere months ago, nobody would have predicted that today, there would be millions of people around the world sheltering in place and working from home amid a global pandemic. But humans are masters of adaptation, so  it’s no surprise that people have adjusted their routines in response to the challenges COVID-19 has created in daily life. 

While there’s no shortage …

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The Science of Working from Home: Present and Future

The science of working from home

Under today’s pandemic conditions, working from home has transformed from a perk enjoyed by some to a daily requirement for millions of people across the world. 

“The current COVID-19 crisis is really a watershed moment for telework,” says Dr. Timothy Golden, of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, a management expert who has studied the subject for over 20 years. 

This level …

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Working Together to Boost Inclusive Hiring: JPMorgan Chase, Goodwill® and Indeed

inclusive hiring

Diversity in the workplace is a hot topic, and with good reason: Diverse hiring benefits both companies and communities. However, a truly inclusive hiring approach requires dedication, hard work and creative thinking to reach a broad pool of candidates. 

Strategic partnerships with other organizations are one great way to make hiring more diverse. In 2019, Indeed announced a collaboration with

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Confidence at Work: Why Employers Should Nurture This Soft Skill

confidence at work

We’ve all seen the stats: The job market is the strongest it’s been in decades, investments are up and the economy is booming. While such good news is always welcome, Indeed wanted to know how this impacts employees on the ground. Do workers feel confident in their abilities and career paths? And why should employee confidence levels matter to employers? …

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