By Chris Morris November 01, 2022 Elon Musk made a lot of people very rich when he pulled the trigger on his takeover of Twitter last week. Institutional investors, which held more than two-thirds of Twitter’s stock, saw the biggest windfalls. Vanguard Group was the company’s largest shareholder, with a 10.3% … Continue reading These people got the biggest payouts when Elon Musk bought Twitter
By Kathleen Davis October 05, 2022 Even before the pandemic ushered in phrases like the Great Resignation and quiet quitting, burnout among the most dedicated employees was an issue. But in the last few years, employees across industries suffered a remarkable decline in morale, and are quitting, retiring, changing jobs or scaling back. Often the … Continue reading Beyond burnout: Why are so many people unhappy at work these days?
By Shalene Gupta September 25, 2022 Remote work is here to stay. And with it comes an increase in demand for co-working spaces, as employees battle crying children and zoom-bombing pets. Experts predict that five million people will be using co-working spaces by 2024, a 158% increase from today. Business Name Generator, which provides companies … Continue reading Need space to take a Zoom call? Prepare to pay up in these 10 most expensive cities for co-working
By Jared Newman September 10, 2022 The next time you need a company’s contact number and don’t want to bother navigating through labyrinthine websites, head to the Elliot Advocacy Contact List instead. Here you’ll find the customer service numbers for hundreds of companies, sorted into categories, such as airlines, cable providers, hotels, and computer makers. The … Continue reading Use these services to get quicker customer service calls
By Doug Aamoth September 06, 2022 Love is a strange thing. For instance, I love my three young children. On the other hand, I also love when they go back to school each fall. I also, in my mid-forties, still love learning. So about this time each year, as all the kids are … Continue reading These sites offer thousands of free online classes on just about everything
By Shalene Gupta September 05, 2022 What if you could invest in human beings instead of companies? The Liberman brothers, Daniil and David, want to create a world where you can do just that. Last year, the brothers and their two sisters, Maria and Anna, incorporated themselves as Libermans Co., … Continue reading These brothers want to create a world where we can invest in other humans. Is that a good idea?
By Jeremy Caplan September 02, 2022 This article is republished with permission from Wonder Tools, a newsletter that helps you discover the most useful sites and apps. Subscribe here. Listening to minimalist music helps me get into a working groove. In this post I’m sharing some of my favorite free listening resources. They don’t … Continue reading These free tools will give you nice sounds while you work
By Adele Peters September 01, 2022 Backyard cottages have been hailed as a way to quickly add new rental space in cities with a shortage of housing. But they’re typically expensive to build. In L.A., where the city government has been trying to nudge homeowners to build more ADUs, or accessory dwelling units, … Continue reading These tiny homes are 3D printed from 100,000 recycled plastic bottles
By James Vincent August 30, 2022 Food security is a global challenge and it’s only getting more critical, says Irving Fain, founder and CEO of Bowery, the vertical farming company using hydroponics and digital agriculture to reimagine the future of produce. “The problem we’re solving at Bowery is a problem that’s … Continue reading These smart farms are 100 times more productive than traditional agriculture
By Michael Grothaus August 25, 2022 Despite rising inflation and weakness in the economy, the U.S. jobs market remains strong. As CNBC reports, the unemployment rate in July was down to just 3.5%—the lowest level since 1969. Average hourly wage growth was also up 5.2% year over year. In short, employers are hiring … Continue reading These are the 14 most in-demand job categories right now