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When you have a good boss consider yourself very lucky | Rich's Management Blog

When you have a good boss consider yourself very lucky | Rich's Management Blog | Managing people not cogs in a machine | Scoop.it
Having a good manager can make all the difference between trying to give 100% and just going to work
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I Had a Baby and Cancer When I Worked at Amazon. This Is My Story — Medium

I Had a Baby and Cancer When I Worked at Amazon. This Is My Story — Medium | Managing people not cogs in a machine | Scoop.it
Last Saturday, I read the 6,000-word New York Times piece, “Inside Amazon,” in the car on my way to the beach. I sat quietly in the front…
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9 Smart Ways To Say No To Your Boss Without Losing Your Job

9 Smart Ways To Say No To Your Boss Without Losing Your Job | Managing people not cogs in a machine | Scoop.it
Finding smart ways to say no can be difficult especially when it comes to saying no to your boss. Often we find ourselves feeling like we are treading on eggshells
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The sad, sick life of the business traveller

The sad, sick life of the business traveller | Managing people not cogs in a machine | Scoop.it
MANY of us have found ourselves trying to explain to friends and colleagues that, no, business travel isn’t as fun and glamorous as it seems. Finally, there could...
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Bezos responds to attack on Amazon’s employment practices

Following a New York Times piece on the alleged stifling work conditions at Amazon, a company spokesman forwarded an email to us penned by CEO Jeff Bezos:
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Want to work for Amazon.com? Say goodbye to quality of life

Want to work for Amazon.com?  Say goodbye to quality of life | Managing people not cogs in a machine | Scoop.it
A very good, in depth, article on what it's like to work at Amazon.com sheds light  on just how bad working there can be.Among the insights..Former employees told the Times that Amazon relies on a system of anonymous evaluations that can be made through the company phone directory. It's called the Anytime Feedback Tool, the Times reported.  Because of yearly culling of low-performers, employees reportedly learn to make informal pacts to collectively leave negative critiques of certain coworkers
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New Management Principles - Rich's Management Blog

New Management Principles - Rich's Management Blog | Managing people not cogs in a machine | Scoop.it
1. The force behind a great company has to be more than the pride of one person; it has to be the pride of everyone who works for the company. 2. You can’t make people work for money alone – you starve their souls when you try it, and you can starve a company to …
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25 Very Simple Things You Need To Start Doing In The Morning, Starting Tomorrow

25 Very Simple Things You Need To Start Doing In The Morning, Starting Tomorrow | Managing people not cogs in a machine | Scoop.it
Mornings got you down? Discover twenty-five morning habits that will get your mornings started off right. From planning the day ahead to eating a breakfast
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US wages increase at slowest rate since 1982 - FT.com

US wages increase at slowest rate since 1982 - FT.com | Managing people not cogs in a machine | Scoop.it
Expectations of a Federal Reserve rate rise in September took a knock on Friday when data showed quarterly US wage growth at its lowest level for more than three decades. Wages and salaries for US workers rose by the smallest amount for a quarter
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Millennials feel too ‘guilty’ to take advantage of a common work benefit — and it’s affecting their productivity

Millennials feel too ‘guilty’ to take advantage of a common work benefit — and it’s affecting their productivity | Managing people not cogs in a machine | Scoop.it
See why millennials are getting burnt out in their jobs, and why it's totally unnecessary.
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75 Percent Of Workers Feel Tired 'Most Days'

75 Percent Of Workers Feel Tired 'Most Days' | Managing people not cogs in a machine | Scoop.it
Your lack of shut-eye doesn't just zap your energy -- it affects your productivity at the office, too.  In their latest report, "Asleep on the Job: The Causes and Consequences of Employees’ Disrupted Sleep
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The Workers Who Say ‘Thanks, but No Thanks’ to Jobs

The Workers Who Say ‘Thanks, but No Thanks’ to Jobs | Managing people not cogs in a machine | Scoop.it
The job market for college graduates is so good that some are backing out of job offers.
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Research: For a Corporate Apology to Work, the CEO Should Look Sad

Research: For a Corporate Apology to Work, the CEO Should Look Sad | Managing people not cogs in a machine | Scoop.it
And shouldn’t blame external forces.
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Researchers Link Longer Work Hours and Stroke Risk

Researchers Link Longer Work Hours and Stroke Risk | Managing people not cogs in a machine | Scoop.it
An analysis of data on more than 600,000 people is the largest study thus far of the relationship between working hours and cardiovascular health.
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More than half of Americans haven't taken a vacation in the past year

More than half of Americans haven't taken a vacation in the past year | Managing people not cogs in a machine | Scoop.it
Less people have taken a vacation than last year.
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Amazon may well be the most evil company in tech

You are dying of cancer. You have just lost your unborn child. You have to care for your dying father. You are worthless. Amazon would fire you.
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The Outrageous Ascent of CEO Pay

The Outrageous Ascent of CEO Pay | Managing people not cogs in a machine | Scoop.it

For the last thirty years almost all incentives operating on American corporations have resulted in lower pay for average workers and higher pay for CEOs and other top executives.

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9 Sure Signs You’re Working Too Hard To Be Effective

9 Sure Signs You’re Working Too Hard To Be Effective | Managing people not cogs in a machine | Scoop.it
There's a limit to hard work. Know when yours becomes unproductive.
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Happy Employees Make Better Companies [INFOGRAPHIC]

Happy Employees Make Better Companies [INFOGRAPHIC] | Managing people not cogs in a machine | Scoop.it
If you think a good company culture means having a ping pong table in the break room, think again. Thanks to the influx of young startups in Silicon Valley and beyond, company culture has become a sta
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Millennial v Boomer: Small is beautiful but big can be better

Millennial v Boomer: Small is beautiful but big can be better | Managing people not cogs in a machine | Scoop.it
Working at start-up companies is great experience but is it the right experience?
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Community Post: SKYROCKETING CEO PAY IS BAD FOR OUR ECONOMY

Community Post: SKYROCKETING CEO PAY IS BAD FOR OUR ECONOMY | Managing people not cogs in a machine | Scoop.it
As the 5th anniversary of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Protection Act approaches, Roosevelt's Sue Holmberg explains why high CEO pay is bad for the economy.
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