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    “Undercover Boss” and the Missing Information Loop

    It’s hard to argue that a primetime network T.V. show that debuts after the Super Bowl has any mission other than to entertain the masses. It’s perhaps unfair then to ascribe any responsibility to the “Undercover Boss” other than the blatantly obvious—we all knew what we were getting—another reality show. In reality T.V., however, there is an endgame separate and apart ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rate This
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    Report Finds Pay And Promotion Disparities For Women Executives

    Report Finds Pay And Promotion Disparities For Women Executives
    Talented businesswomen are stuck in the executive pipeline, according to a report published Thursday. Women MBA graduates earn, on average, $4,600 less in their first jobs than their male peers and lag in pay and advancement throughout their careers, the long-term study said. The findings produced "Pipeline's Broken Promise," one of a series of publications by Catalyst, an organization dedicated to ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rate This
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    Tech Firms Fight To Keep Workforce Make-up Hidden

    Tech Firms Fight To Keep Workforce Make-up Hidden
    SAN JOSE, Calif. _ Google, the company that wants to make the world's information accessible, says the race and gender of its workforce is a trade secret that cannot be released. So do Apple, Yahoo, Oracle and Applied Materials. These five companies waged an 18-month Freedom of Information battle with the San Jose (Calif.) Mercury News, convincing federal regulators who collect ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Top 10 Athletes Who Should Have Hired a Good Accountant

    Everyone could use a good accountant to help them navigate the world of finance and taxation, but perhaps no segment of the population is in greater need of good money advice than professional athletes. Several pro jocks pull in more than your average CEO, but with a caveat many of them forget or ignore: athletes' careers last ten to fifteen ...
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    Fox News Claims Wikipedia is in "Chaos" After Porn Purge

    Fox News Claims Wikipedia is in "Chaos" After Porn Purge
    Who's in charge of Wikipedia these days?  According to a Fox News source, "No one. It’s chaos.”If their recent report is to believed, Wikimedia Foundation President and Wikipedia co-founderJimmy Wales has seen his control of the site dramatically slashed and his rights reduced to the "same capabilities of a low-level administrator."That shocking claim comes in the wake of a pornography purge that began last week on Wikipedia.  The ...
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    Steve Jobs Promises World "Freedom From Porn" in Email Flame War

    Steve Jobs Promises World "Freedom From Porn" in Email Flame War
    Apple CEO Steve Jobs and Gawker Media aren't exactly on the warmest terms.  After all, Gawker's blog Gizmodo bought a lost iPhone prototype tore it apart, damaging it in the process, and spilled its secrets to competitors and the general public alike.  And at Jobs' request police raided the house of Gizmodo blogger Jason Chen, who is suspect of buying the lost/stolen prototype.On Saturday night, Gawker blogger Ryan ...
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    Report: One in Three Regret Posting Personal Information on Social Networking Sites

    Report: One in Three Regret Posting Personal Information on Social Networking Sites
    Shopping site Retrevo learned that around 32 percent of people who post on a social networking site regret they shared information so openly. Users who post criticism about workplaces, co-workers, friends, political views, and other controversial topics often don’t consider the possible severity of these posts.The report focuses on Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, and other social networking sites popular among internet users.  Specifically, ...
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    Transgender People and Families Gather in DC for Employment Rights

    Transgender People and Families Gather in DC for Employment Rights
    WASHINGTON, March 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Faced with staggering rates of bias in the workplace, transgender people and their families are convening on Capitol Hill on Tuesday, March 16 to advocate for the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA). This legislation would extend protections against discrimination on the job based on sexual orientation and gender identity. A near-universal 97% of transgender people who responded ...
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