Tuesday Digestif (47/2015): Escaping the Superstar Syndrome

Hello, this week we look at (1) how to build performing teams that not only consist of superstars (2) how the Republican debate quotes labor market statistics and (3)why shutting down the free snack bar is a recipe for disaster. Have a great read. Cover Story Tim O’Rilley argues that all types of companies will … Continue reading Tuesday Digestif (47/2015): Escaping the Superstar Syndrome

Tuesday Digestif (46/2015): Low Unemployment Rates only Tell Half the Truth

Hello, today our 5th issue of the labor policy & HR management newsletter covers the following: (1) why unemployment is a misleading economic indicator, (2) Fight-for-$15 strikes & job posting trends, and (3) how to strategically build a career. Happy Tuesday 🙂 Cover Story October 2015 has been a strong month for the U.S. economy: … Continue reading Tuesday Digestif (46/2015): Low Unemployment Rates only Tell Half the Truth

Tuesday Digestif (45/2015): $70,000 Minimum Wage – but Does it Work?

Dear reader, this is our fourth issue of our weekly labor policy & HR management digest. This time we walk you through (1) experimental comp structures, (2) fashion retailers dropping staffing practices, and (3) the best practices to onboard and manage great talent. Enjoy 🙂 Cover Story $70k minimum wage (url) – Payment company CEO Dan … Continue reading Tuesday Digestif (45/2015): $70,000 Minimum Wage – but Does it Work?

Tuesday Digestif (44/2015): 40-hour Workweek Is an Outdated Concept

Hello, this is the 3rd edition of our weekly Labor Policy & HR Management digest. Cover Story Research shows that U.S. citizens are working more than ever. Read the short analysis here. This Week’s Finest Future of Local Regulation of ‘Sharing Economy’ (url) – Gig-economy is here to stay. Companies are taking over important aspects … Continue reading Tuesday Digestif (44/2015): 40-hour Workweek Is an Outdated Concept

Tuesday Digestif (43/2015): Labor Statistics and its Little Secret

Huzzah everyone! Cover Story Oops he did it again. Presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders lied about the labor market. Read our full story. This Week’s Finest ‘Like Uber for Janitors, but with Benefits’ (url) – In anticipation of regulatory change, companies like Managed by Q, Shyp, and Alfred shift their workforce from 1099 to W-2 … Continue reading Tuesday Digestif (43/2015): Labor Statistics and its Little Secret

Tuesday Digestif (42/2015): Spotlight on ‘Diversified Workers’ and Labor Policy News

Howdy everyone, we hope you guys enjoyed a good Columbus Day. Cover Story This week we looked at labor policy implications of the gig-economy. The current government is already leaning in and for the next term we can expect significant changes and reforms in regards to worker’s security. Learn more about our predictions. This Week’s … Continue reading Tuesday Digestif (42/2015): Spotlight on ‘Diversified Workers’ and Labor Policy News