After a few years of heavy usage, most iPhones start to get a bit creaky at day-to-day tasks. They still work, but everything seems to take a bit longer than it should. Thankfully, by employing a few cleanup hacks it’s not too difficult to bring it back up to speed. This video contains 11 surefire tips to make your iPhone run faster. More »
As noted by Harvard sociologist Devah Pager, experimental evidence indicates that the presence of a criminal record reduces one’s application callback likelihood by 50% for whites and 64% for African Americans. To potentially mitigate...Show More Summary
The current economic expansion, which wraps up its seventh year next month, has been driven largely by rising employment rather than gains in productivity. Since the economic recovery began in mid-2009, output per hour worked has expanded at an average annual rate of 1.3%. Show More Summary
On Friday at 8:30 AM ET, the BLS will release the employment report for April. The consensus, according to Bloomberg, is for an increase of 200,000 non-farm payroll jobs in April (with a range of estimates between 175,000 to 245,000,...Show More Summary
Treat your customers as good as your employees or else... The post Employer Versus Employee: A Thorough Look of the 21st Century Reality appeared first on The Good Men Project.
For as long as I can remember, technology has been seen as a panacea that will finally make education scalable beyond the one to few model employed in the classroom. As a result there seems to be an endless conveyer belt of edtech startups finding new (and sometimes very old) ways to utilise the internet’s networking capability to improve learning. Read More
Any time your employer has to issue a statement explaining that you’re “taking some time off to work things out,” you know it’s bad. It’s certainly not good for for Ed Henry, the (married) White House correspondent for Fox News, who is dropping out of sight for a bit after a tabloid report on Wednesday claimed he’d had […]
A survey released in April 2016 by Future Workplace and Beyond.com indicates that employers prefer to hire people based on employee referrals versus more standard methods of the application process. While referrals don't necessarilyShow More Summary
The April ISM Non-manufacturing index was at 55.7%, up from 54.5% in March. The employment index increased in April to 53.0%, up from 50.3% in March. Note: Above 50 indicates expansion, below 50 contraction. From the Institute for Supply...Show More Summary
A simple arm test that employs a novel wearable technology can rapidly and accurately identify physiological frailty in older adults, according to new study results.
UNEXPECTEDLY: Study Finds Employers Are Hiring More Freelancers To Avoid Obamacare. And building more robots to avoid minimum wage hikes. Who could have predicted such developments?!
Administrative assistants play a major role in the day-to-day operations of any business. Great administrative assistants come with a variety of technical and interpersonal skills, making them indispensable to their employers. The job...Show More Summary
Brooklyn has long been home to an outsize number of the city's creatives. Now, it appears that more of them are also working in the borough, according to a new analysis of employment... To view the full story, click the title link.
As the primary season transitions more solidly into the presidential election, our thoughts in the labor and employment world naturally turn to workplace captive audience speeches. WPB emeritus Paul Secunda (Marquette) is probably the country's expert on the subject. He...
Special needs people have much to offer the business community, but these 6 reasons often prevent it from happening. The post Why Do Special Needs People Lack Opportunities for Employment? appeared first on The Good Men Project.
Frederic Desnard, a Parisian, is suing his former employer because his job was too boring. He wants $415k in damages pic.twitter.com/E2TQhxjH1e — NBS Television (@nbstv) May 4, 2016 Yawning a bunch at work these days? Finding your mouse magnetically attracted to the little Solitaire icon? You may have some legal recourse. Show More Summary
Denzil Minnan-Wong's latest proposal would create unnecessary roadblocks for civic action, argues advocacy group Women in Toronto Politics. If advocacy is lobbying, then volunteering is employment and corporations are voters. The proposal...Show More Summary
There is currently no legal requirement in the UK that forces restaurants to give tips to their employees, and some employers have been skimming off the top.
The fatal work-related injuries that killed Justin ‘J.D.’ Jorgensen could have been prevented had his employer followed worker safety regulations.
Despite a modest rise in April's headline Services PMI print to 52.8 (from 52.1) the details under the surface paint a different picture (remaining weaker than its post-crisis average of 55.6). The rate of employment growth was the weakest...Show More Summary