Tuesday Digestif (18/2016): 5% Unemployment Is Half the Truth ๐Ÿ™Š

Dear readers, happy Tuesday to you! Today we cover: Why theย U.S. unemployment rate of 5% isn’t so rosy after all Why on-demand transportation will remain a 1099 employment category Why Universal Basic Income (UBI) is the next big thing Hidden Truths of Unemployment Data The unemployment rate in the U.S. is 5%. This is great … Continue reading Tuesday Digestif (18/2016): 5% Unemployment Is Half the Truth ๐Ÿ™Š

Tuesday Digestif (16/2016): Pay Gap Not The Only Gender-Problem At Work ๐Ÿ‘ซ

Hello everyone, today the following: Boomeranging (back to former employers) is trending Gender imbalance in leadership positions is a bigger issueย than gender pay gap How to manage through ‘task relevant maturity’ Cover Story – Boomeranging Returning to work at a former employer is trending again. Here some more facts: 29% of American workers polled for … Continue reading Tuesday Digestif (16/2016): Pay Gap Not The Only Gender-Problem At Work ๐Ÿ‘ซ

Tuesday Digestif (13/2016): Employees Are Learning-Machines ๐Ÿ’ก

Hola, today we touch the following: Self-directed learning at work Progress for gender pay gaps & minimum wages Creative recruitment techniques All Employees Are Autodidacts A recent study shows that employees spend 5x as much time on self-directed learning in comparison to initiatives driven by their employer. Read a summary on Quartz. This Week’s Finest … Continue reading Tuesday Digestif (13/2016): Employees Are Learning-Machines ๐Ÿ’ก

Tuesday Digestif (08/2016): U.S. Labor Market Remains Strong ๐Ÿ‘ท

Happy Tuesday, today: U.S. labor market stays strong despite international turmoil Oregon voted in favor of minimum wage hikes How to test a candidate over breakfast Labor Market Seems Persistent Jobless claims have dropped to 262,000 for the week of February 13. These are the lowest levels since November 21, 2015. At the same time … Continue reading Tuesday Digestif (08/2016): U.S. Labor Market Remains Strong ๐Ÿ‘ท

Tuesday Digestif (52/2015): Perengo Wishes You a Merry Christmas ๐ŸŽ…๐ŸŽ„๐ŸŽ

Dear reader, this is the last newsletter for 2015. Thank you for being part of the Perengo journey. We wish you a merry Christmas and a happy new year! – Team Perengo Let Every Day Beย Christmas Christmas is forever, not for just one day, for loving, sharing, giving, are not to put away like bells … Continue reading Tuesday Digestif (52/2015): Perengo Wishes You a Merry Christmas ๐ŸŽ…๐ŸŽ„๐ŸŽ

Tuesday Digestif (51/2015): What If the Government Pays You $10,000 a Year? ๐Ÿ˜ฎ

Happy Tuesday, we talk about (1) the Finish basic income experiment, (2) unions for on-demand workers and (3) how to rock negotiations with people from other cultures. Cover Story Starting in 2017 Finland is running a 2-year experimentย on basic income. There are 4 options to be evaluated/considered: Full basic income (replacing most means-based benefits) – … Continue reading Tuesday Digestif (51/2015): What If the Government Pays You $10,000 a Year? ๐Ÿ˜ฎ

Tuesday Digestif (50/2015): On-Demand Workers All Again ๐Ÿš™

Howdy, Today we cover (1) workforce classification issues in the gig-economy, (2)wage growth in the U.S. economy, and (3) the trend of up-skilling. Cover Story Last week our team attended a fireside chat with Tony Xu (Doordash CEO) and Alfred Lin (Sequoia Capital Partner). The most interesting take aways were: Big problem in operations is … Continue reading Tuesday Digestif (50/2015): On-Demand Workers All Again ๐Ÿš™