I have never been a fan of the Goodwill store brand. Their products are donated. They do not donate any of their donated products to help people in need. Their prices range by region, but often they charge prices near retail value for preowned products. They barely pay minimum wage and they only offer part-time … Continue reading Does Goodwill Lack Real Goodwill Toward Employees?
There has recently been a discussion on offering your employees raises and what translates into a deserved raise. Needless to say, I have my own two cents to add to the mix. I do not argue with some of the reasoning behind offering and giving raises to employees. There are multiple good reasons besides just … Continue reading Raises For Employees: Yay Or Nay?
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?
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?
In a market run by the likes of Domino's, Pizza Hut, and Papa John's, there is a little east coast company that is proving that it is possible to pay fair wages in this industry. That shop is &pizza (pronounced and pizza). With 36 current locations, Michael Lastoria hope's to have just over 40 by … Continue reading &Pizza is Renovating the Pizza Business
The gig economy is in full force. Those who work gig jobs driving for Lyft or Uber have actually accumulated enough power to stand up for their income. Sourcing poor work conditions and pay rates, drivers in big cities are planning a strike this week to send a message to 'the man.' NYC drivers are … Continue reading Lyft and Uber Drivers Plan Strike