Why the New York Times Endorsed a $0 Minimum Wage (and You Should Too)

Evil HR Lady

So, why did the New York Times argue for a removal of the minimum wage altogether ? More important, it would increase unemployment: Raise the legal minimum price of labor above the productivity of the least skilled workers and fewer will be hired.

What’s Behind LinkedIn’s Big Compensation Problem

Evil HR Lady

billion was big news, but The New York Times has theorized a non-public reason for the sale: LinkedIn’s compensation problems. According to the NYT: On one grim day in early February, LinkedIn’s stock price plummeted more than 40 percent after it forecast weaker-than-expected growth for the year. The share price had hovered at $225 at the beginning of 2016; a month later it briefly got close to $100. Microsoft’s purchase of LinkedIn for $26.2

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Look for Less: Urban Brocade

Ms. Career Girl

While internet window shopping, I came across a look from Rag & Bone that I simply had to copy from Barneys New York. It screams “I have effortless style” The only issue is the price, yikes! Every fierce lady knows that style is beyond price. Happy Tuesday!

Business Owners: How To Navigate a Price Increase

Water Cooler Wisdom

Small-business owners are often ecstatic that customers want to buy their products and services, and once an offering is successful and has been improved upon, it could be time to consider a price increase. How do you know when it's time to increase your prices?   Megan Armstrong:  We are primarily a service business, so we know it is time to raise prices when the demand of the service is greater than our ability to supply it.

The CEO Who Raised the Minimum Salary to 70K Is Alleged to Have Waterboarded His Wife, Among Other Things.

HR Capitalist

OK, all you socialists out there - be prepared to be disappointed, because BusinessWeek dug into the story of Dan Price, CEO of Gravity Payments, and found some issues related to why he raised the minimum salary at his company to $70,000. . Are you Dan Price?’ ‘Yes.’ ”

15 Air Fare Hacks That WILL Save You Money

Ms. Career Girl

Have you ever been looking for a flight that you’re not quite ready to book, and every time you go back to check the price it gets higher and higher? It happens to me all the time; I go to book a flight, find a good price but hesitate. Prices on most sites are static. New Delhi.

5 Cover letter mistakes that make you look crazy

Penelope Trunk

Melissa and I are in a hotel room in New York City to meet with a guy who has a lot of money and wants to do a makeup line. They tell you the price of every single thing on the page. Like, the price of the fabric.

5 Tips for Buying a Home When You've Got Big Student Loan Debt

Ms. Career Girl

Cities like New York and San Francisco may be "cool," but let's face it: They're ridiculously expensive to live in. If you don't mind where you live as long as you free up cash, consider those places with relatively low housing prices, monthly rents and cost of living.

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How to find a part-time job

Resume Bear

“How can a semiconductor chip company remain profitable if the chip price plummets every few months?&#

When is it okay to use the F word? | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

Digg Reddit StumbleUpon Tweet This Facebook A lot of what I learned in college I learned from the New York Times. I’m not sure it was worth $40,000 a year, but to learn to read the New York Times when you are young is, actually, a great step toward being successful in adult life.

The Cost Of A Perfect Valentine’s Around The World

Ms. Career Girl

Online florist BLOOMY DAYS conducted the Valentine’s Day Price Index 2017 to better understand the varying global costs of celebrating romance. After observing that the average price spent on Valentine’s bouquets varied largely from city to city, the online flower retailer researched the costs of popular Valentines gifts and activities around the world, with the study revealing that location greatly impacts the cost of romance. New York, USA.

Millennial Unemployment Rate is 12.7 Percent in July

Resume Bear

They are the generation that witnessed the 9/11 terror attacks on US soil, bravely responded to fight two wars overseas, selflessly helped rebuild New Orleans and other Gulf Coast communities after Hurricane Katrina, and offered their personal support to those most impacted by the economic collapse.

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Do this for your career right now: Start a company and sell it for a dollar.

Penelope Trunk

But here’s a great article in the New York Times that explains why the best entrepreneurs are just a little bit off kilter. And, the New York Times describes why these are the people in very high demand. That’s BS Silicon Valley speak for “the sale price sucked.” When it’s a sale price worth bragging about, someone does. You can tell people it’s a contractual obligation to not reveal the price. This is the column I wrote for BNET.

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MONEYBALL: Is the Talent World's Most Undervalued Asset Old People?

HR Capitalist

The point of Moneyball is this - if you can recruit the undervalued asset at 60% of the cost but get 80% of the production the higher priced asset gives you, you''re going to win as a company. No, too competitive and the price gets driven up quickly.

The real value of diversity

Penelope Trunk

I always thought leaving New York City would be good for me because when you live there, the push to get the best of everything is very strong. New Yorkers are maximizers, a term coined by psychologist Barry Schwartz for someone who is always thinking they can do better.

Ready For a Career Change? Check Out These Interesting Jobs

Career Alley

To start your new career as an elevator mechanic, the first step will be to find an existing one and set up an apprenticeship deal to learn the ins and outs of the trade. If so, maybe you’d like to check out a new job as a snake milker.

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Ask A Manager

Or raise the price. Or raise the price. So if you want it, and you want it at this price, act sooner rather than later because [.] "> { 2 comments… read them below or add one } a. the new Ask a Manager is here! how long should it take a new hire to get up to speed?

Wrong job or wrong career? Here’s how to tell.

Penelope Trunk

I recently read that the trend in fossil digging is that it is becoming privatized , because professors don’t want to put in the insanely long amounts of searching time, and universities don’t want to pay the insanely high prices that private collectors will pay for fossils. .

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Is Getting an MBA Worth It?

Ms. Career Girl

Getting your MBA is no small matter – the price, the prestige and the time along with many other factors make it a big decision. Recently, the New York Times held an open forum where they invited several professors and company owners to talk about the cost and value of an MBA.

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How Much Should an Executive Resume Cost?

Blue Sky Resumes

Shopping for a new resume is not like shopping for a new car. And with this much uncertainty, it can be hard to evaluate the price you’re being given. They set their own hours, rules, policies and pricing. This results in a great range of pricing.

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ResumeBear: Politics and What College Graduates Should Care About

Resume Bear

Because so many topics big and small directly dictate their lives, it behooves new and seasoned voters alike to familiarize themselves with today’s most pressing debates. Gas prices: With gas prices constantly swelling, the additional costs are of course disconcerting to commuting collegiate.

Should You Move for a Job?

Career Alley

Eight out of ten companies reimbursed or paid some relocation costs for transferees or new hires according to Atlas Van Lines. For dual-income households, job opportunities in the new location are very important. Subsidies may cover costs or price differentials.

4 Transformative ways to make more money

Penelope Trunk

And successful product launches address market openings created by new trends. ( Too often people focus on the glamour factor of a new job. You are not going to make more money by focusing on income. That’s a way to make small, temporary change.

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Looking at the Full Package for the Salary Range Question

The Job Quest

You also may want to consider: the full sales price, the interest rate, the length of the loan, and the overall cost to you when that final payment is made. When buying a car, do you just look at the amount of the monthly payment? In theory, you shouldn’t.

“Charity Participation – A Powerful, Yet Unknown, Career Booster”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Their dream, though, was to sell DOS to a computer company, and use the proceeds to build new computer coding. In the course of several more meetings – most of which young Bill’s mother attended – IBM made a decision to license DOS for possible use in its new “personal computers.&#. Let’s be skillful: You may be able to learn or practice a new skill while volunteering at a charitable organization. “Don’t trust people whose God is green.&#. -

Seven Short Q & A’s on Saturday

Sklover Working Wisdom

Question 1: Does a former employee in New York have a legal right to get his monthly and year-end reviews from his former employer? . Valley Stream, New York. Coca Cola (the parent corporation) requires that new hires must pass a pre-employment Profile Assessment.

Are You Recruiting Loyal Employees?

The Undercover Recruiter

Earlier this month, New York City-based realtor firm Rapid Realty made headlines by offering their employees a 15 percent raise if they got a tattoo of the company logo. Displaying company loyalty through skin art is nothing new – just ask any Harley-Davidson owner.

Would You Wear An Executive Power Symbol?

Professional Resume Services

Equal in price, quality, and impressiveness but different in look and definitely different than the rest of the crowd standing in the streets for the ceremonies. Today, questions like “ are tiaras the new power scrunchies? ” show up in the New York Times.

Friday Five: Pharma Bro Martin Shkreli’s Arrest the Best Show in Town


Shkreli, CEO Reviled for Drug Price Gouging, Arrested on Securities Fraud Charges. Thanks to his price-gouging, dirty business tactics and general arrogance, the Shkreli arrest feels like a victory for the people. — FBI New York (@NewYorkFBI) December 17, 2015. Ah, it’s finally here. No, not Star Wars: the Force Awakens. The arrest of Pharma Bro Martin Shkreli.

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Duke University Study Shows Why People Prefer Dead End Jobs

Water Cooler Wisdom

When I was a child growing up in Maryland, we visited relatives in New York and Philadelphia often. Back in the eighties, the toll booth operator job on the New Jersey turnpike was the national symbol of boredom. The researchers found that even when an effort-filled job would be more interesting and enjoyable than a boring one, people tend to price themselves out of the job market because they feel their efforts need to be rewarded.

That Annoying Salary Request

JT & Dale Talk Jobs

That’s because when hiring, we have to balance the qualifications of the new hire against other people in the position. And hey, you’re the seller, and the buyer is merely asking you to name your price. 57th St, 15th Floor, New York, NY 10019. Dear J.T. &

5 Ways Teachers Can Earn Some Extra Cash

Career Realism

Founded in 2006 by Paul Edelman, a New York City educator, Teachers Pay Teachers is free to start an account to sell your well-honed lesson plans or materials that you no longer use. When you apply for specific jobs, you set your price and wait to see if you receive an offer.

Seven Short Q & A’s on Sunday

Sklover Working Wisdom

Recently a new employee came on board. I discovered these books had been “self-published” by a vanity press that the new employee paid for, himself. Oswego, New York. Old Bridge, New Jersey. Larchmont, New York.

Solve For Z: The New Problem Generation


Now that millennials are buying cars and houses and being altogether less threatening to the status quo, it’s time for a new panic: generation Z! A recent New York Times piece says that generation Z are millennials sober, serious younger siblings.

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How to understand your relationship to money

Penelope Trunk

He is well aware that we lost everything to bed bugs when we lived in New York City. They give me a new room. I point out that I’ll just bring the bed bugs with me if I go to a new room. I tell myself I was going to get a new one anyway.

Theft at Interviews: Seven Prudent Precautions

Sklover Working Wisdom

As “old media” opportunities were diminishing, she felt a strong need to gain some “new media” experience in order to stay employable. To use her words, Amanda was “ready to start this new chapter of her life.”. In many states, such as New York, to provide such a client list would be a crime punishable by imprisonment. If you’re a sales director, don’t discuss new software platforms your employer is presently considering for identifying new potential customers.

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10 Disenchanted Grads We Can All Relate To

Resume Bear

Whether you read the book or see the movie, it’s a must for new grads struggling to find direction. He has just returned home and is setting out to start a career, moving to New York in order to learn more about the bond business.

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Friday Five: Robots, Robots and Twitter’s Never-Ending Bad Day


His second tenure as CEO of Twitter has been marked by scandal, bad updates and poor stock price. Researched Genevieve Bell gave the keynote at the Artificial Intelligence Conference in New York this year. Friday again? The week goes so quickly when you’re having fun writing about robots , the job market , economic growth , presidential debates and the brand impact of scams. Phew, I’ve been busy! And I bet you have too.

From $0-100million with no sales people. The Atlassian 10 commandments for startups.


In software there is a golf, you can pretty much sell things under 10,000 dollars online, but once you need sales people involved you need to start, the pricing needs to go up. There are expensive sales people, a list price, no one ever really pays because there's a 20% discount, right off the bat. People think that we were relatively smart coming up with this fancy new business model. We moved to New York.

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Five Ways to Use Snapchat Spectacles Around Your Workplace


Outside of Snapchat’s New York City pop up shop location for the holiday shopping season, spectacles are not available for purchase anywhere outside of a random dispenser called the bot which travels to random locations for the day.