Thousands of members of the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers (PFT), other local labor union members, parents, students, community groups and elected leaders are taking to the streets today to fight back against actions taken by Gov. Tom Corbett’s cronies to further dismantle and defund the Philadelphia public school system. In a shocking example of what […]
With the election nearing, Americans still know what they want: job creation. Unemployment is still elevated near 6 percent, and underemployment – including people who have given up looking for work, or who are working part-time when they want to be full-time – was still above 13 percent at last count. And America’s employment problems […]
There are icons of our culture that sometimes aren’t what they seem to be. Or maybe they evolve over time to become something else. Rosie the Riveter was somebody who made it into a popular song, the cover of a Saturday Evening Post and the modern feminist movement. But like many things in our culture, […]
My friend Tim Sacket was up over at CareerBuilder yesterday doing his thing - saying the whole concept of candidate experience in recruiting is Slim Shady at best. His point, and I think its a good one, is that as...
Backstory: I was at a client's HQ a few weeks ago and noticed one of the managers in our training class had on an unusual shirt. I asked him about the themed t-shirt and he informed me that it was...
Hi Gals! Here's just what you've been waiting on. A guy to come in and analyze the recently decision by Facebook and Apple to cover the cost of women freezing their eggs. You live it, but I report it. Here's...
In case you HR pros who long for legal catfights and PR missed it, your neighborhood Jimmy Johns is taking a PR hit based on the fact they mandate every employee in the company sign a general non-complete. Yes, even...
2008 pic, RV breakdown en route to Burning Man. Shit happens, but that’s OK. Ladies and gents! A few updates: 1) If you missed instructions for the three quick-start videos from Tony Robbins, or his morning breathing routine and Cryotherapy, I’ve added the links here. 2) I’m so very sorry for the delay in announcing […]
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A company founded by a professor who spun out of the MIT Media Lab is attracting global attention. How is he managing to satisfy the demand from so many countries?
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Electronic goods e-tailer liGo put together an interactive visual that shares some helpful tips for saving battery life.
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Being chained to your company email can make you feel, well, sort of like a slave to your corporate job. That is, unless, if you have these incredibly simple yet genius work email tips from Coca-Cola president of sparkling brands … More...Show More Summary
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Most employers look for college degrees in their job candidates, but lately reports suggest that sometimes your college education can be the one thing blocking you from getting a job. WTF? Last week, Wal-Mart Stores Vice President David...Show More Summary
Is it tough for you to find time to learn new things? These resources can help solve the problem.
If college is too expensive for you stateside—and statistics say it probably is—get a German-English dictionary and a passport and get your behind to Deutschland: Germany is offering free college educations to not just German natives, but also to transplants. Show More Summary
Functional departments often have trouble evolving.