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November 28, 2014

Working Around Cyber Monday

Cyber Monday, the Monday after Thanksgiving when online storefronts like Amazon, Zappos, and Macy’s trot out their best holiday deals, has become a bigger event in the retail world than Black Friday. Sales for Cyber Monday hit $2.9 billion last year alone, totaling 31.5% more than Black Friday sales figures, and this year is poised […]

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November 19, 2014

The Costco Thanksgiving Creed

Last year Costco took a controversial stand by refusing to stay open during Thanksgiving, citing the need to dispel the trend of retailers opening earlier and earlier on the busiest shopping days of the season. Wal-Mart, for instance, is open 24/7 (except Christmas), and will ask 1 million employees to show up to work on […]

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November 17, 2014

Engaging Seasonal Workers

The Holiday Season is fast approaching, meaning retailers and restaurants all across the country are preparing to hire seasonal and part-time staff to help with the added foot traffic. However, because of the fleeting nature of seasonal positions and the fact that these industries tend to have higher-than-average turnover, it can be difficult to engage […]

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November 12, 2014

Do One Thing For World Kindness Day

November 13th is World Kindness Day, an annual call for acts of kindness around the globe. It began in 1996 as the Small Kindness Movement in Tokyo, Japan, with the idea that there should be a group whose sole purpose was to spread kindness through the world. Today World Kindness Day is an international event, […]

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November 6, 2014

Isaac Asimov on Creativity in the Workplace

Apart from being a legendary author, the unqualified master of science-fiction, and an eerily accurate futurist, Isaac Asimov was also an accomplished essayist, and a heretofore unseen essay of his on the nature of creativity was recently unearthed by Arthur Obermayer, his close friend and former colleague. How Do People Get New Ideas? Published for […]

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November 4, 2014

Bring Your Parents to Work

We’ve all probably heard of Bring Your Child to Work Day, but LinkedIn is upping the ante with Bring In Your Parents Day, which is exactly what it sounds like. The social media giant is inviting organizations to join them on Thursday, November 6th in letting employees bring their parents into work for a day, […]

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