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The judge a lawsuit against online and mobile food delivery service GrubHub has ruled Raef Lawson, who made deliveries for the company, was an independent contractor and not an employee. The Lawson v. Grubhub decision comes as several gig-economy companies grapple with the status of their employees Read More
In the first-ever report of its kind from eMarketer, a global digital video forecast predicts 78.4 percent of viewers will use their mobile phones to watch digitally streamed content in 2018. Read More
The second annual Mavenlink State of the Services Economy report for 2018 finds almost 4 in 5 or 79 percent of service companies are facing increased competition. This rivalry is coming from new entrants who are pushing established businesses to work much harder to find new customers and keep exist Read More
Are you looking to bring your social media presence under one roof and get usable, real-time insights? Awario lets you join in conversations about your business after crawling the web and finding the people having those conversations. Read More
One thing I’ve learned across all the companies I’ve created is just how vital company culture is.
This is especially true when you’re starting a new company and can’t afford to hire experienced veterans who command high salaries.
So, how can you put great people in place without spending the for Read More
The Winter Olympics have begun and that means it’s time for one thing — Team Norway’s bizarre curling pants.
Now, the country is known for another thing this Olympic season. It’s the team that ordered 13,500 too many eggs.
Yes, you read that right — because the team chef sure didn’t before sendin Read More

The Tea Amateur is Becoming an Author(ity)…

The Tea Amateur is Becoming an Author(ity)… Avatar Posted by lyceum under Self-Development
From 36 days ago
Made Hot by: NolanGreen on February 14, 2018 3:17 pm
I have been tinkering and playing around with the idea of becoming an tea expert someday in the future, but I don’t have any immediate plans of writing the ultimate tea ”bible”, or take tea certification courses. With that said, I think my forthcoming tea book series (”octalogy”) and the conversati Read More
“The more specialized you are, the more premium you’re going to command.” This is what Rich Pearson, Upwork’s Senior Vice President of Marketing, said recently regarding the highest paid freelance skills.
Upwork just released its report on the top 20 skills for freelancers based on billings on the Read More
Another federal government shutdown could happen this week.
If Congress does not pass at least another stopgap spending plan for the federal government by midnight Thursday, they’ll shut down Washington DC for a second time in 2018. And with another shutdown comes more adverse impacts for small bu Read More
A new poll from Mercer says 32 percent of the employers it surveyed will be putting portions of their income tax savings into employee reward programs. This news comes as some well-known brands also announced they will be sharing their windfall in the form pay raises and bonuses for their employees Read More

Give millennials a reason to stay - The benefits that can help you retain young talent

Job-changing is fast and furious in the early years of millennials’ careers: Young adults born in the early ‘80s …

Matthew Needham @bigredtomato Has Business in His Blood

You could say that Matthew Needham grew up in business. His first experience in the business world came at age 6 when … More
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