Monthly Archives: November 2011

Cisco to HP: ‘Support employee freedom,’ as it lands another rival exec (Meghan Gray)

There’s little love lost between Cisco (Nasdaq: CSCO) and HP (NYSE: HPQ), the animus went very public at Interop this year and has been percolating a long time. The latest installment comes in the form of blog from Cisco’s legal … Continue reading

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Apple Store Employees Can See You Coming, If You Order From Your Phone [Erin Sheffer]

Apple have been trialling a new system which alerts store employees when you arrive, if you pre-ordred goods using your phone. But is that the end of queuing, or a a step too far? If you own an iPhone, you … Continue reading

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Retail Employees, Shoppers Fight Black Thursday Openings (Meghan Gray)

While many Americans are eager to take advantage of Black Thursday and Black Friday sales, Target employee Anthony Hardwick would rather spend time with his family and started a petition to urge his employer and its competitors to stay closed on turkey day. … Continue reading

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Office Space: Mike Samson of crowdSPRING [Amanda Werner]

                        Some coverage the company I work for received in the Chicago Tribune, highlight the unique office space and culture we have. It’s pretty cool stuff. For the picture … Continue reading

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12 Companies that Could Go Bankrupt Very Soon(Cordelia Herman)

http://web.streetauthority.com/m/tts/TTS05/12-companies-ob-vid.asp  

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Unpaid Interns: Real World Work Or Just Free Labor? NPR (Amanda Werner)

http://www.npr.org/2011/11/12/142224360/unpaid-interns-real-world-work-or-just-free-labor EnlargeCourtesy of Alex FootmanAlex Footman worked as an unpaid intern for the award-winning film Black Swan. He and another former unpaid intern for the movie are suing the film’s production company for back pay. Over 1 million Americans a year … Continue reading

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How To Turn Job Interviews Into Job Offers ( Cordelia Herman)

The people who turn job interviews into job offers are able to identify and discuss the recurrent problems that lurk at the heart of their work. These people are seen to “get” the job in ways that other candidates don’t. Think about … Continue reading

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