Monday, January 23, 2012

After hour emails mean Overtime pay in Brazil

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Live in Brazil? If you answer your company email after work hours you are entitled to overtime. 

Don't tell anyone, but if you are not saleried, you are likely eligible for overtime in the United States, too. 

Read more here in the Huffington Post.

Friday, January 20, 2012

Woe on Wall Street - smaller bonus, even layoffs at Goldman Sachs

Small bonus, no bonus, some staffers fired. 

Morgan Stanley and Credit Suisse cutting benefits as well. Read more here at The Huffington Post

Woe on Wall Street - smaller bonus, even layoffs at Goldman Sachs

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Small bonus, no bonus, some staffers fired. 

Morgan Stanley and Credit Suisse cutting benefits as well. Read more here at The Huffington Post

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

How much is that Intern in the window? Ask Anthropologie

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Avoid minimum wage and get college students to work for free. Better yet, make it a required class and let the college take the blame and a tuition payment.

Anthropologie in Scottsdale, AZ is looking for interns. 

"Interns are responsible for supporting the visual team with the successful implementation of all display elements within a store--windows, signage, platforms, shelf uppers and jewelry cases." Salary: "0.00 - 0.00 USD."

Read more at the Atlantic Wire.

 

 

Monday, January 16, 2012

Hotel workers cheated for $ millions by Hospitality Staffing Solutions

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Marriott, Hyatt, Omni hotels and more are being sued after outsourcing their workers to Hospitality Staffing Solutions. Indianapolis, Indiana hotel employees were forced to work off the clock and on their unpaid breaks. Read more at the Huffington Post.

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Do schools flout the law with unpaid internships?

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 Testing a blog writing program.
Uploaded the image, changed text.
Hmmm...  
Font family. Looks good.
Finally reading the instructions
And watching the videos. 
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Saturday, January 7, 2012

XBox 360 laptop - How to Do It Yourself

Ben Heckendorn turned his Microsoft XBox 360 into a laptop. Great pictures and explanations of his project. 

Read more about it here, on Ben's blog.


Friday, January 6, 2012