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China’s Workers Are Fighting Back as Economic Dream Fades

For workers like Li Jiang, factory closings represent a failed promise of a better life earned far from home<p>SHENZHEN, China—Li Jiang’s journey from village rice fields to a concrete dorm room of snoring men has played out millions of times as migrant workers have reached for a piece of the China …

China

Walmart employee fired for redeeming $2 of cans finds groundswell of support

Thomas Smith said he was unaware that taking bottles and cans left in shopping carts violated store policy as advocate argues race issues were behind firing<p>An Albany-area Walmart employee fired from his job for redeeming $2 worth of cans he collected while gathering shopping carts in the store’s …

eCommerce

Twitter Engineering Manager Leslie Miley Leaves Company Because Of Diversity Issues

Twitter Engineering Manager Leslie Miley, the only black engineer in a leadership position at Twitter, just publicly announced that he has left the company. In his post, he says his reasons for leaving have everything to do with the way Twitter is addressing diversity and inclusion.<p>Though Miley was …

Amazon's Parental Leave: The New Free Soda?

Amazon's policy reflects a shift in what workers want.<p>Amazon’s updated parental leave policy is a boon for its workers. The rest of the nation’s …

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

Google releases breakdown on the diversity of its workforce

Advertisement<p>13 Comments<p>Credit: Thinkstock / Digital Vision<p>After tip-toeing around the makeup of its workforce for a while, Google (s goog) released …

Top 10 Human Resources Trends of the Decade

4 Human Resources Trends<p>Share<br>• Flip<br>• Pin<br>• Share<br>• Email<p>Updated October 27, 2016<p>The top ten trends of the decade for Human Resources staff and the employees …

Profit’s not always the point

You might not expect the chief operating officer of a major global corporation to look too far beyond either the balance sheet or the bottom line. …

Bureaucracy creates a 'blanket of blandness' in education

The need to record everything, to risk assess every activity, has made schools guarded; no longer prepared to challenge the reluctant child, says headmaster Peter Tait<p>Recently, a Government review found that <b>NHS doctors and nurses were spending up to ten hours a week collecting and checking data</b>, a …

Management

The Leadership Lesson They Don't Teach In Business School But Should

I’ve always believed leadership exists to disrupt mediocrity, but I’m afraid in recent times many leaders are losing that battle. Somewhere along the way, they threw in the towel and settled for a weak-kneed, watered-down version of leadership – they have rationalized and justified themselves into …