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October 30, 2014

Halloween Special: Jobs From The Grave!

You might think you have a strange occupation, but it’s nothing compared to the strange jobs people used to have before science and technology changed the way we do certain things. This Halloween we invite you down into the crypt of irrelevance for a spooky tour of jobs from the grave! Phrenologist Phrenologists existed in […]

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October 29, 2014

Never Miss a Milestone

We’ve all seen the Hollywood cliché of the successful businessman who’s too busy with work to spend time with his family. In those films the businessman is usually confronted with a choice: Be a boss, or be a dad! This crisis inevitably sends the businessman on journey to reconnect with the important things in life. […]

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October 22, 2014

Frozen Progress in Silicon Valley

In spite of its progressive reputation, Silicon Valley is a bit regressive when it comes to hiring women. Tech giants such as Facebook and Google have been under intense scrutiny in recent months after it was revealed that men make up around 70% of all tech employees. When you leave out non-technical jobs, the figure […]

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October 15, 2014

Tales of Great Bosses

Boss’s Day is October 16th, a day for saying “thank you” to all the great bosses out there. But where are those great bosses? We hear so much commentary these days about the strategies for dealing with bad bosses, a truly great boss has become almost an urban legend, the Bigfoot of the business world, […]

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October 8, 2014

A Slice of Justice with a Side of Engagement

In Portland, the cops are so friendly they’ll deliver your pizzas. At least that’s what a Portland couple found out when Officers Royce Curtiss and Michael Filbert showed up at their house with their Pizza Hut delivery in hand earlier this month. Steve and Ginger Huckins’ delivery driver had been injured in a car crash and […]

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October 6, 2014

Diagnosing the Biotech/Pharma Retention Dilemma

Even though job satisfaction in America reached a new high this year, some industries are struggling more than others to engage their employees and retain talented workers. The biotech and pharmaceutical industries are all too familiar with this dilemma. Since their success hinges so much on highly educated technicians, engineers, and researchers, recruiting and retaining […]

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October 2, 2014

Does High Pay Equal High Performance?

Over the last fifty years, ratio of CEO-to-worker pay has increased by a factor of ten, much of that increase occurring within the last few decades. But what are we getting for all that money? The answer may be not nearly enough. Here we look into the intrinsic and extrinsic motivation of executives.

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