Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Seasonal Employment

Victor discusses FedEx's seasonal employment.

With the holiday season fast approaching FedEx is hiring temporary drivers to meet the increased demand for shipping.

Please read his full post here.

World Series vs. Olympics

Deven discusses how the World Series and the Olympics help to temporarily stimulate local economies. 

There has been much talk about how the World Series is boosting the economy in both St. Louis and Arlington. Thousands of people are buying merchandise and tickets to the games that are selling at over $1,200. With the 2012 Summer Olympics taking place in London; many people are speculating the same kind of economic boost in Europe.

Please read his full post here.

Friday, October 7, 2011

Wasted Time

Katie discusses the amount of time "wasted" during the work day.

The average American worker wastes two hours a day. And, believe it or not, I’m not talking about lunch time. Apparently the two hour timeframe is in addition to the employee’s allowed “lunch time” so potentially we are looking at three hours for which the employer receives no benefit. Accordingly, if you add up all the wasted hours, just the average two per employee, it is costing American employers around $759 billion dollars on wasted salaries.

Please read her full post here.

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Dodgers vs. MLB

David discusses the Dodgers' lawsuit. 

Frankly Bud Selig does not want another team like the Yankees or Red Sox to to be exempt participating in the league's revenue sharing system. Similar to how the Long Horn Network doesn't have to share its profits with other teams by having their own network.
Please read his full post here.