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‘We can’t pay our bills with a mission statement’: Inside Planned Parenthood workers’ push to unionize

 March 29, 2024 ‘We can’t pay our bills with a mission statement’: Inside Planned Parenthood workers’ push to unionize Rushed care and poor working conditions have led to demands for representation. BY Capital & Main This piece was originally published by Capital & Main, which reports from California on economic, political, and social issues. When Grace … Continue reading ‘We can’t pay our bills with a mission statement’: Inside Planned Parenthood workers’ push to unionize

Why EU regulators can rein in Big Tech, and the U.S. can’t

  By Leila Frankina February 08, 2024 When Amazon announced last week that it was backing off a bid to purchase Roomba-maker iRobot, the two companies cited a familiar refrain: “Amazon’s proposed acquisition of iRobot has no path to regulatory approval in the European Union,” read a statement from iRobot.  That the EU was scrutinizing … Continue reading Why EU regulators can rein in Big Tech, and the U.S. can’t

How to develop the soft skills that AI can’t replace

  By Aytekin Tank February 01, 2024 Artificial intelligence is transforming the workplace. Headlines warn about the dire need to reskill and upskill employees and for teams to stay afloat in an increasingly competitive market. But technical skills are only half of the equation. Soft skills are equally important for empowering employees to grow and … Continue reading How to develop the soft skills that AI can’t replace

OpenAI drama shows why news junkies can’t quit Twitter, even if they hate X

  By Emily Price November 20, 2023 If you were looking for information about Sam Altman’s abrupt departure from OpenAI this weekend, you likely found yourself, like me, constantly refreshing your news feed on X. While advertisers like Apple and Disney were fleeing the platform, starting Friday, over concerns that their ads were being shown … Continue reading OpenAI drama shows why news junkies can’t quit Twitter, even if they hate X

If you can’t build a trustworthy brand, you will lose Gen Z

    By Shalene Gupta June 20, 2023 Amid layoffs and increasing inflation, customers are making fewer purchases and paying more attention to what they buy, according to a special report from the Edelman Trust Barometer. The special report takes a deep dive into brand trust between consumers and brands amid this year’s particularly volatile economic and … Continue reading If you can’t build a trustworthy brand, you will lose Gen Z

Is your job ‘performative’? Why workers can’t quit the timeless art of looking busy

  By Shalene Gupta April 12, 2023 There’s work, and then there’s the performance of work—but how much time do employees spend on the latter? People analytics firm Visier surveyed 1,000 full-time employees to understand how much time people spend on “performative work”: work that isn’t necessary but is done to appear visible. Here’s what they found. … Continue reading Is your job ‘performative’? Why workers can’t quit the timeless art of looking busy

Stock buybacks are still all the rage, and company executives can’t stop talking about them

  By Christopher Zara February 17, 2023 Big Oil loves them. So does Meta. Even Norfolk Southern Railway is a fan. We’re talking about stock buybacks, the perennially popular practice of companies scooping up their own shares on the open market. Buyback programs can be a hit with shareholders and executives, but they’re controversial. In … Continue reading Stock buybacks are still all the rage, and company executives can’t stop talking about them

Knock, Knock: Why Can’t Minority-Owned Agencies Get Into The Room?

diversity Knock, Knock: Why Can’t Minority-Owned Agencies Get Into The Room? by Brick Rucker , February 1, 2023 It’s wonderful and refreshing to finally see a brand’s CMO on stage delivering an impassioned keynote about the company’s plans to lean into major diversity and inclusion practices. However, unless it’s also providing access to decision-makers, the … Continue reading Knock, Knock: Why Can’t Minority-Owned Agencies Get Into The Room?