Yes, pregnant women can do amazing things. Get over it.

April 28, 2017

… greatest of all time, but winning the Australian Open would have been a huge accomplishment by any measure whether she was pregnant or not. Same goes for superstar human rights lawyers and superhuman entertainers. But the thing all these women have in common is that they are just doing their Jobs. Newsflash: Pregnant women do that all day, every day all across the world. Its not especially mind-blowing to learn that we can do things while carrying a child (or children, in Beyonce and …

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A writers’ strike may delay the final season of ‘Game of Thrones’

April 27, 2017

… stoppage cost California 37,700 Jobs and $2.1 billion in lost output from the fourth quarter of 2007 through the end of 2008. Another strike would undoubtedly have similar effects but don’t panic yet: the WGA and AMPTP are still in talks, and everyone is well aware of the consequences of a major work halt, so it’s not a decision either side would take lightly. In danger: The first series to go dark, if the writers put down their pens on May 2, would be late-night talk shows whose …

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Turkey’s democracy died today

April 18, 2017

… way of his political ambitions. The 2016 coup attempt proved so useful to Erdogan that many still question if he didn’t orchestrate it himself. Within hours of regaining power, he launched a crackdown of stunning magnitude, imprisoning tens of thousands of people, and removing hundreds of thousands from their Jobs in the military, universities, courts and elsewhere. The coup failed, and real democracy died in its wake. But long before the coup, Erdogan’s anti-democratic …

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How to be a persuasive leader (hint: it’s about the ‘moment before’)

April 13, 2017

… some new iteration of our companys values will have any impact on the bottom line. However, not only is the science conclusive, when Anson Dorrance was asked how he led the women’s soccer program at the University of North Carolina to 21 NCAA Women’s Soccer Championships, Dorrance responded, For me, language is everything. Its the same reason, as Cameron Craig explained about his 10 years at Apple, Steve Jobs read and personally approved every press release. And its why, when Daniel …

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Hotels, restaurants and tourism may face staff shortages – BBC News

March 31, 2017

In the first major business intervention since the triggering of Article 50, a report by KPMG for the BHA says that it will take 10 years to reduce the need for EU workers by training British staff, targeting older workers and encouraging younger people to take Jobs in the sector. But with the UK economy approaching full employment, the report says that there are no easy pools of labour to exploit and that EU nationals will still make up a large part of the workforce. The KPMG study – …

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Prominent governor says Trump’s climate order is a ‘colossal mistake’

March 31, 2017

… signing an executive order to roll back Obama-era climate change policies, March 28, 2017. Image: ron sach/Getty Images The president said the measure would revive Jobs in coal mining and make America “energy independent” though analysts and coal mining executives themselves said the sector isn’t likely to rebound, given the competition from cheap natural gas and the plunging costs of renewable energy. Trump has repeatedly questioned the mainstream scientific consensus that …

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Trump White House reveals it’s ‘not familiar’ with global warming costs

March 29, 2017

… do you address those economic arguments? SENIOR ADMINISTRATION OFFICIAL: Again, youll have to talk to those scientists. Maybe I can talk to you afterward. I’m not familiar with what you’re talking about. But again, the Presidents policy is very clear about addressing making sure we’re addressing the economy, providing people with Jobs, and we’re making sure that EPA is sticking to its core mission. Q: Are you saying you’re not aware that scientists are concerned …

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10 Little-Known Facts About International Superstar Tom Jones

March 11, 2017

Tom Jones is most well-known for his sultry voice and good looks. His songs topped the charts in both America and the UK at the height of the British Invasion. His first big hit, “It’s Not Unusual,” graced the ears of music fans everywhere in 1965. From that point on, Tom has been a household name and has even, once again, hit the TV screens, this time as a judge onThe Voice UK. One of my favorite Tom moments is this cover of “We Can Work It Out” by the Beatles. …

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Vehicle Excise Duty: Small car buyers face higher costs – BBC News

March 11, 2017

… – won’t benefit from long-term VED incentive, threatening the ability of the UK and the automotive sector to meet ever stricter CO2 targets. “The introduction of a surcharge on premium cars also risks undermining growth in UK manufacturing and exports, which helps to support some 814,000 Jobs in the UK.” The RAC said while costs would rise for many drivers, the fact that new car prices had been dropping in real terms over many years would help offset this. It also …

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Public appointments process not transparent, say MPs – BBC News

March 10, 2017

… Grimstone proposals. Its inquiry into the review said that “without extensive amendment, the Grimstone proposals will not and cannot sustain public confidence”. The inquiry said the proposals “significantly weaken” the powers of the public appointments commissioner – who is in charge of ensuring major public Jobs are handed out on merit – as previous powers such as appointing independent assessors were taken away. Committee chairman Bernard Jenkin said: …

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Elon Musk Is Sticking With Trump For SpaceX Contracts

March 1, 2017

… to President Trump. It was bad enough when Musk, whose supporters often view him as the foremost stalwart of a green, sustainable future, endorsed Rex Tillerson, the former CEO of Exxon Mobil, as secretary of state. But Musks willingness to serve on two presidential committees, the Presidents Strategic and Policy Forum and the Presidents Manufacturing Jobs Initiative, is seen as an outright betrayal. Still, Musk has refused to distance himself from Trump. Justifying his decision, he has argued …

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Hollywood Talent Agency Ditches Usual Oscar Party In Favor Of Anti-Trump Rally

February 26, 2017

… up, according to Nylon, as well as more than 1,500 other people. No matter who you voted for red or blue, whether youre white, black, or brown, or all the colors of the identity rainbow, this is our time to resist, Foster added.Its our time to show up and demand answers. Its our time to tell our elected officials to do their Jobs. AFP via Getty Images Comedian Keegan-Michael Key focused on the power artists have to inspire change.We have the ability to educate, he said. We have the …

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Dear White, Christian Trump Supporters: We Need To Talk

February 16, 2017

… about and advocating for labor unions, a living wage, affordable childcare, social security, affordable healthcare, accessible higher education. Progressives are actually the ones who support the economic programs and policies that could make a difference for the working class. You have a right to be aggrieved, but I fear you are targeting the wrong people. Low paying Jobs, job insecurity, companies moving work overseas, low benefits, little vacation these are the results of decades of …

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Glassdoor ranks the 20 best employee benefits and perks

February 9, 2017

Employees work in a fun, relaxed environment at Pinterest Headquarters in San Francisco, California.Image: kim kulis/corbis via getty images Unlimited vacation and ping-pong tables won’t solve every workplace problem, but employee perks and benefits still can help with the mood at an office. SEE ALSO: Facebook Interns Probably Make More Money Than You Jobs site Glassdoor released a list of 20 companies that are offering unique perks. The list not ranked by quality was based on the …

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