Tag Archives: Class

Social class impacts workplace culture. Here’s what companies can do

By Shane Lloyd March 11, 2024 No matter what social class you come from, it impacts how you show up at work.  For instance, depending on your personal circumstances, you would experience a company policy that expects employees to pay for work travel expenses upfront and be reimbursed later very differently. This kind of travel … Continue reading Social class impacts workplace culture. Here’s what companies can do

Apple, Visa and Mastercard sued in proposed class action antitrust case over Apple Pay card fees

Apple, Visa and Mastercard sued in proposed class action antitrust case over Apple Pay card fees The lawsuit alleges Visa and Mastercard bribed Apple to hamper competition, which drove up merchant fees. Cheyenne MacDonald   Sat, Dec 16, 2023 REUTERS / Reuters A proposed class action lawsuit has accused Apple of accepting a form of … Continue reading Apple, Visa and Mastercard sued in proposed class action antitrust case over Apple Pay card fees

Hustle culture is coming for the consultant class

  By Yasmin Gagne October 22, 2023 Raad Mobrem found a mentor the old-fashioned way: A chance encounter with Kinko’s founder Paul Orfalea on the street led to a conversation about entrepreneurship and, ultimately, a long-lasting relationship that extended through Mobrem’s founding the inventory-management app, Lettuce, and eventually selling it to the financial software giant … Continue reading Hustle culture is coming for the consultant class

Middle-Class Just Got Clobbered by Biden’s New Budget and Wage Class Warfare, How To Prepare

Middle-Class Just Got Clobbered by Biden’s New Budget and Wage Class Warfare, How To Prepare Due / 26 Apr 2023   Biden has always pretended to pay attention to rebuilding the lop-sided economy of the United States. He has always stuck to the idea of redesigning economic practices to make them worthy for ordinary Americans. … Continue reading Middle-Class Just Got Clobbered by Biden’s New Budget and Wage Class Warfare, How To Prepare

George Santos just gave a master class in how not to write a résumé

  By Kathleen Davis January 13, 2023 New York congressman George Santos is facing increasing demands from both sides of the political aisle to resign after more revelations about the extent to which he has lied about his qualifications and background. As part of the New York Times investigation, the publication obtained Santos’ résumé from … Continue reading George Santos just gave a master class in how not to write a résumé

Former Twitter employees file class action gender discrimination lawsuit

Elon Musk gives employees two days to commit to ‘hardcore’ Twitter or lose their jobs   NurPhoto via Getty Images Mariella Moon @mariella_moon Twitter might lose even more employees following the mass layoffs that halved its workforce and shortly after the company fired engineers who publicly called out its new owner. According to The Washington … Continue reading Former Twitter employees file class action gender discrimination lawsuit

Mental Toughness Secrets of World Class Achievers

Linda N. Spencer September 3, 2020 One thing that differentiates the world-class performers from the rest of the world is mental toughness. The concept of mental toughness has its origins in academic research and particularly in sport. One name that stands out when we talk about mental toughness is Dr. Jim Loehr, a world-renowned performance … Continue reading Mental Toughness Secrets of World Class Achievers