Flexible Work Arrangements Make Happy, Loyal Employees

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

Intern Wanted: Bacon Tester?

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?

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Shopping Malls: Coming To A College Near You?

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?

From Trash To Clean Energy? Yes Please!

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!