Well, you have probably heard that happy employees are those that are allowed flexible work schedules and arrangements. A new study now stands behind that theory! If you want a happy workforce, flexibility is a key ingredient. Business owners consider this: What are some of the top reasons your employees call in? Family issues? Sick … Continue reading Flexible Work Arrangements Make Happy, Loyal Employees
If you want a good paying job for one day, Farmer Boys could really use someone to test bacon at their restaurant. They are paying $1,000. The Cali-based burger chain is obviously just using a marketing ploy to get noticed. Hint: It worked. They are accepting applicants via social media. All you have to do … Continue reading Intern Wanted: Bacon Tester?
Cities and larger towns are often known for their shopping choices. Why not colleges and their towns too? It was recently argued that companies like Target or Trader Joe's are actually chasing the college student by building on or near college campuses. They are the future of shopping after all, right? This may be a … Continue reading Shopping Malls: Coming To A College Near You?
Trash is inevitable in today's world. However, it does not have to pollute our planet. A new startup, Sierra Energy, has raised $33 million dollars with one goal in mind: vaporize trash and turn it into clean energy! The company made the news mostly because of their financial backers, Breakthrough Energy Ventures. Mostly Bill Gates … Continue reading From Trash To Clean Energy? Yes Please!
Almost every package I send or receive starts with a box. Often it is a box that is much too large for the item. What does that equal? Waste. 3M is well known from tape to packing supplies, and they are doing it again. Honestly, their newest shipping product can save space and minimize waste! … Continue reading Death Of The Box: Flex And Seal Shipping Roll
As someone who is able to get an advance on my next paycheck through a different (but similar) app for a low monthly fee, I have to admit I did ask myself this question more than once. So, when an article about Earnin and their loan practices popped up in my news feed, I really … Continue reading Is Earnin A Payday Lender?
I use a news app to filter through some of the biggest news of the day. While I was sorting through, most of what I saw was bad. Car companies are expected to do massive layoffs. Facebook fines. Netflix loses billions. More layoffs. The business news today is bleak, to say the least. Today I … Continue reading Layoffs And Profit Losses: In The News Today