Fri.Jan 15, 2021

Don’t Sell Watermelons for $1 (or, Stop Being Busy for Busy’s Sake)

Evil HR Lady

Are you using your time to be successful? Last night a friend sent me this video. This talk was, overall, excellent, but this story really struck me as a small business owner: Two men formed a partnership. They built a small shed beside a busy road.

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it’s your Friday good news

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It’s your Friday good news, with more accounts of success even in this weird time. About two years ago, my worklife was becoming untenable – it’s one of those “family” places that was not quite toxic, but toed the line. Then I saw a posting for my dream job.

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New York City Just Changed Fast-Food Employment Forever

Evil HR Lady

With more than half of New York restaurants hanging on a thread and depending on federal dollars to stay afloat, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on January 5 signed new legislation that effectively ends at-will employment for fast-food restaurants in New York City.

open thread – January 15-16, 2021

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It’s the Friday open thread! The comment section on this post is open for discussion with other readers on anything work-related that you want to talk about (that includes school). If you want an answer from me, emailing me is still your best bet*, but this is a chance to talk to other readers. *

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weekend open thread – January 16-17, 2021

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This comment section is open for any non-work-related discussion you’d like to have with other readers, by popular demand. Here are the rules for the weekend posts. Book recommendation of the week: Dear Mrs. Bird , by AJ Pearce.

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