Tag Archives: employment
Work and Slavery
In Brazilian law, slavery not only include forcing people to work against their will for little or no money. It includes failing to provide them with a safe and decent working environment. This broad definition has lead many employers with … Continue reading
The Push Towards Part Time Employment
U.S. companies are increasingly forcing employees on to part time arrangements. In an almost 2,000 word article on tomdispatch.com, Barbara Garson gives a heart rending case study while noting that: In June 2013, 4 years since the official end … Continue reading
Work as Punishment
A 3,650 word article in the New Statesman reflects on our rather unhealthy obsession with work at the expense of recreation. I wrote some notes on a few of the facts which struck me as being relevant to my cause: … Continue reading
Tips on Finding a Job to Apply for.
530 words. Job opportunities are gradually drying up. This is a process which has been continuing since I started in the workforce, and probably before. Still, there are plenty of jobs out there, here are some ways to find them. … Continue reading
Protect Your Brain, Improve Your Career
Fortune Magazine published a short article noting that some of the habits psychologists say we should adopt to avoid dementia in later life are also the kind of habits which will make us more successful in the office workplace. They … Continue reading
Getting a Job – How to Follow Up After the Interview.
530 words. You’ve got your heart set on getting that job. You’ve had the interview and given it your best shot. But the interviewer was non-committal, told you they’d let you know in a few days. But every day seems … Continue reading