The same billionaires who paid $550 million to buy the Milwaukee Bucks in April have reportedly hired an expert to use emotion metrics and neuroscience tools to help bolster the team by analyzing players’ facial expressions. This is was first reported not in the Onion, but the New York Times. The expert’s name is Dan Hill, and he was […]
2014 was a big year for advanced energy. Prices for advanced energy generation technologies kept dropping, employment kept growing, and the industry opened new avenues of expansion. Plus, several key policy changes contributed to the rapid growth an already-expansive sector. read more
Earlier this month the state of Kentucky announced that it will be denying $18M in tax incentives to the Ark Encounter because its employment application stipulates that prospective staffers must be fundamentalist Christians. Today Answers...Show More Summary
Remember Chris Rokos? The “R” in Brevan Howard? Having a little tiff with his former employer over the atrophy of his trading skills and the crime against humanity that represents? Well, one thing that’s not atrophying during his five years on the shelf? His body. Show More Summary
The electric power generation sector lost more than 5,800 jobs from January 2011 through June 2014 despite a gain of nearly 1,800 non-hydro renewable electricity generation jobs, according to the latest data available from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. read more
The feds are cracking down on the bottom-feeding employment practices of McDonald’s — and we’re lovin’ it.
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Historically, the periods during and immediately after economic downturns have been harder on blacks. But the trend this time has been more extreme.
Vladimir Putin is putting a cap on the soaring vodka prices now that Russians are switching over to moonshine, reports the state-owned TASS news agency. It's unclear how the caps will be employed, but they're coming. Vodka prices have increased in Russia partially due to the current economic crisis. Show More Summary
A retiree may want to drop Medicare Part B if he or she has the option of being covered under a new spouse’s employer group health insurance. Photo by Flickr user wiremoon. Editor’s Note: Journalist Philip Moeller, who writes widelyShow More Summary
By Elyssa Kirkham, Editor As a federally recognized holiday, Christmas Day is commonly celebrated with family and honored with a day -- usually a few days -- off from the daily grind. Most employers grant employees a vacation for Christmas...Show More Summary
His football team is 3-12 with two appearances in AFC championship games a distant memory. The owner who employs him has empaneled a committee of veteran consultants to examine his team’s lack of recent success. But none of that has dimmed Rex Ryan’s confidence in his abilities as a head coach in the NFL. He […]
To close things out for 2014, we're re-running our most popular articles. Without further ado, enjoy one of our most this one that originally ran in September. Matteo recently interviewed a candidate that was employed elsewhere as an “architect”. Show More Summary
The Urban Farming Guys (UFG) has uploaded a new video to the nonprofit organization’s YouTube Channel: Farmin’ in The Hood 2. Farmin’ in The Hood 2 gives an update on the powerful transformation the nonprofit organization has made on an inner-city neighborhood by using community farming to empower the local residents. Show More Summary
Real wages are growing 2 percentage points below their long-term average, reflecting labour’s weak bargaining power amidst slowing growth. Falling oil prices and low inflation could prompt employers to be even more tight-fisted in 2015. Household finances might wobble.
By David Adams MIAMI (Reuters) - Alan Gross, the contractor freed last week after five years in a Cuban jail will receive $3.2 million from the U.S. government as part of a settlement with his employer, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced on Tuesday. Show More Summary
(December 23, 2014 08:43 PM, by David Henderson) A couple of weeks ago, I posted a video of Jonathan Gruber and me testifying on the economics of government mandates on employers to provide health insurance. We basically agreed on the analysis: the cost of those mandates is borne... (0 COMMENTS)
MIAMI (Reuters) - The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced on Tuesday it has settled claims with a company that employed Alan Gross, the contractor freed last week after five years in a Cuban jail as part of a major shift in U.S.-Cuba relations. Show More Summary