In the case of TurboTax, the fee's are not what they are hiding. It has been reported that they are actually trying to hide their free option from people who search for their program. They have a deal with the government to offer people who make under $34k a free option. However, due to a … Continue reading TurboTax’s Hidden Free
Getting a good reservation can be difficult. While bigger companies like OpenTable already exist, Resy is just getting into the big leagues. American Express has recently announced that they have acquired the reservation platform, Resy. The service not only makes the reservation process easier on the front end, restaurants find that their list if no-show … Continue reading American Express Buys Resy, Reservation Platform
Do you work for Amazon, but want to leave the company? They may pay you $10k plus 3 months gross income if you leave. There is just one thing they need you to do: start your own delivery business to deliver their products. It is not often we hear of companies paying their employees to … Continue reading Amazon Paying Employees to Quit?! There is a Catch…
Paying an amazing hourly rate is only the first step when trying to attract good employees. However, that is not all you need. Walmart is a great example of benefits over hourly rate. They pay dollars shy of some bigger stores, but they offer benefit packages that beat out the competition, including college assistance. The … Continue reading Hourly Rate vs Benefits: Which is Better?
IHOP received a lot of flak on Twitter Sunday when they wished all mom's a happy mother's day. The tweet included an ultrasound image with pancakes. It seemed to insinuate that pancakes, when eaten, went straight to the... uterus? Ok, so they definitely were the butt of a PR joke for the day. It also … Continue reading IHOP Slammed For Mother’s Day Tweet: Why They Are Not Wrong
It is almost guaranteed that a company will make a change if caught violating privacy rights. If caught, they do the PR thing and champion privacy changes instead. Facebook did. Google is. As a matter of fact, the tools that Google hopes to release will put all of the control in the hands of the … Continue reading Google Working To Secure User Privacy
For those of you watching or inconvenienced by the 24 Uber strike in select major cities, you might be happy to hear that they have agreed on a settlement, for the most part. The biggest issue was that many fulltime drivers wanted to be viewed as employees with benefits. While Uber still claims drivers are … Continue reading Uber Strike Worked… Sort Of?