Fri.Nov 09, 2018

Yes, I Named Lassie's Puppies, But.

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Tone-deaf. That's the best way to describe the recruitment policies of an established organization dealing with economic development. I had applied for a contract position rewriting content. Quickly I received a response. I had been selected to create sample content. That would be paid. 

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Ending Mandatory Arbitration - Progress Is Partial

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Employees outside the tech industry should feel emboldened to also push back against required private arbitration in general. Usually they have to sign the agreements the day they are hired. Those tend to be comprehensive, covering matters ranging from compensation to inappropriate conduct. 

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FORTUNE Magazine - Can a Thai Businessman Restore Its Influence and Profits

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

FORTUNE Magazine, like TIME, had once been an influential media property. That was before digital. Now, FORTUNE, just as TIME, has been sold by Meredith. Like TIME it wasn't able to pivot from print to digital effectively or fast enough. The issue is: Can it find its way back to influence as well as profits? The buyer, reports The New York Times , is Thai businessman Chalchaval Jiaravanon. For him it's a private investment.

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When Fun Is Embedded in Corporate Culture.

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Yesterday, Googlers won a big one. The chief executive officer of Google Sundar Pichai ended the policy of mandatory private arbitration for alleged sexual harassment/assault.    However, today that's followed by another policy he issued. That's an official limit on what he terms as "excessive drinking." " As BusinessInsider reports, Google found that 20% of reported sexual harassment/abuse incidents involved alcohol. 

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