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  • Study: People Interpret Written Sexual Harassment Policies as Threatening

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Nov 28, 2017

    Researchers have found that even when sexual harassment policies are clearly laid out, people’s interpretations of them can blunt their effectiveness.

  • Bitcoin Uses More Electricity than Oman

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Nov 27, 2017
    Mining Bitcoin, the popular digital currency, takes escalating amounts of energy. When it first started, you could mine new bitcoins with just a home PC with a halfway decent processor. Today? Bitcoin mining using more electricity than the entire nation of Oman. 
  • Study: Supportive Bosses Don't Cancel Out Jerk Co-Workers

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Nov 20, 2017
    A recent study has found that you can have a really good, understanding and supportive boss but you'll still be miserable if your coworkers are jerks. 
  • Fastest Growing Job Search Term? "No Experience Required"

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Nov 17, 2017
    Search terms on job sights can give insight into what kinds of jobs people are looking for at the moment. Today, it would seem, people most want jobs that don't require any prior experience. 
  • Average Worker Spends 77 Minutes a Day Watching Non-Work Videos

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Nov 16, 2017
    A survey of over 1,000 workers at companies with more than 250 employees has found that, on average, people spend about 77 minutes per day watching videos not related to work. 
  • This Thanksgiving Dinner Costs $75,000

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Nov 15, 2017
    The average Thanksgiving dinner costs about $50. The Thanksgiving dinner at the Old Farmstead Steakhouse in New York City? $76,000. 
  • E&Y Plans 14,200 New Hires in 2018, Will Focus More on STEM

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Nov 13, 2017
    Ernst and Young announces that it plans to hire 14,200 additional new people next year, particularly those with science, technology, engineering and math backgrounds. 
  • Luxury Goods Company Tiffany's Selling $1,000 Tin Can

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Nov 10, 2017
    How much money would you pay for an empty can? Tiffany's, more known for its diamond-encrusted luxury goods, is hoping that the answer is $1,000. 
  • Waking Up at Five Takes Sacrifice

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Nov 9, 2017
    Quite a number of CEOs and other high-ranking business executives are habitual early risers, getting out of bed well before the sun comes up. While it's said there are many benefits to waking up at 5 a.m. (or earlier!), it's not without sacrifice: changing your sleep habits means changing waking ones too. 
  • When is Someone "Toxic" and When Are They Just a Jerk?

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Nov 6, 2017
    Sometimes it can be difficult to tell when a person, place or even situation is genuinely bad for you and when it's merely the slings and arrows of life that everyone suffers. But learning how to tell the two apart can make a big difference between staying somewhere that's killing you and going somewhere you can truly flourish.