Louis Contreras

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New Analysis Debunks Claim That A Higher Minimum Wage Kills Job Growth

A higher minimum wage doesn't have to kill jobs.<p>The 13 U.S. states that increased their minimum wages on January 1 saw higher employment growth, on average, than the states where the minimum wage didn't change, according to an analysis by the Center for Economic Policy Research, a progressive think …

Want The Job? Learn To Tell Great Stories, Starting With Your Interview

Companies need stories to build their brands. Individuals need them, too. And your job interview is the place to begin the tale.<p>A theme has emerged as we’ve stalked how the tech elite hire: that, perhaps liberatingly, they give less of a damn about what school you went to or what brain teasers you …

How To Recruit For A Job Of The Future

How do you interview someone for a job that hasn’t existed at your company yet and avoid making a bad hire?<p>Experts posit that jobs of the future will include roles such as neuro-implant technician, 3-D printer design specialist, and virtual reality experience designer. While it may be hard to …

How Telecommuting Reduced Carbon Footprints at Dell, Aetna and Xerox

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>This year marks the 45th anniversary of Earth Day. In recent years, Earth Day has become more about marketing initiatives, like NBC’s Green Is Universal campaign, but it is also a reminder of the things we’re doing to benefit the …

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5 Things You Need to Know About Telecommuting

The debates around open vs. closed office spaces are continuing to heat up and I still think these debates are absolutely pointless. As I've said many times, the debate shouldn't be around cubicle or open space, it should instead be all about workplace flexibility. That is giving the employees the …