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Don't Sell Yourself Short in the Gig Economy
Gig Workers

Don't Sell Yourself Short in the Gig Economy

Too many solopreneurs and freelancers are mispricing themselves in the labor market. Get out a sharp pencil and get it right.
Phil La Duke
Chipotle's Rewards Program Is so Flawed They Don't Know Who Is Eating Their Free Burritos
Marketing Bootcamp

Chipotle's Rewards Program Is so Flawed They Don't Know Who Is Eating Their Free Burritos

You can't just throw free burritos at the problem, Chipotle. The reactive marketing plan is too little, too late.
Zach Goldstein
Why It's Vital to Pay Yourself First in Business
Money Management

Why It's Vital to Pay Yourself First in Business

You are your most important employee. Treat yourself as such.
Sam Harrop
When Should I Hire My Next Employee?
New Hires

When Should I Hire My Next Employee?

This decision can have a huge impact on your bottom line, so apply a critical process like this one to get it right.
Sam Harrop
Wal-Mart Wage Hike to $15 an Hour Would Cost it $4.95 Billion, Study Says
Wal-Mart

Wal-Mart Wage Hike to $15 an Hour Would Cost it $4.95 Billion, Study Says

The world's largest retailer raised wages for its hourly workers to $10 per hour earlier this year, but labor groups have called the raise inadequate.
Wal-Mart Says Tech Investments, Such as Warehouse Drones, Will Boost Online Sales
Wal-Mart

Wal-Mart Says Tech Investments, Such as Warehouse Drones, Will Boost Online Sales

Chief Executive Officer Doug McMillon spoke about initiatives such as online grocery pick up, the retailer's two-day shipping program and its mobile wallet, Wal-Mart Pay.
What Job Field Saw the Biggest Wage Growth?
Wages

What Job Field Saw the Biggest Wage Growth?

A new report also highlights the biggest loser.
Lindsay Friedman
Warehouse Workers Accuse Target of Not Paying Overtime, File Lawsuit
Target

Warehouse Workers Accuse Target of Not Paying Overtime, File Lawsuit

The lawsuit seeks class action status for misclassifying a position as exempt from overtime.
California's Minimum Wage Hike Puts Business Community at Risk
Minimum Wage

California's Minimum Wage Hike Puts Business Community at Risk

With a $15-an-hour wage, lawmakers in the Golden State tell business owners, 'Go east, young man.'
Ray Hennessey
California Unions, Lawmakers Agree to $15 Minimum Wage
Minimum Wage

California Unions, Lawmakers Agree to $15 Minimum Wage

If the deal passes the legislature, the wage hike would take effect in 2022.
The Minimum Wage Battle Is Here to Stay
Franchise 500

The Minimum Wage Battle Is Here to Stay

The fight will continue to drag on, state by state and city by city, over the next few years.
What Your Salary Says About You
Salary

What Your Salary Says About You

A look at some of the commonly believed myths about compensation.
Don't Go the Way of Gravity Payments. Focus on Fairness, Balance in Salary Management.
Employee Compensation

Don't Go the Way of Gravity Payments. Focus on Fairness, Balance in Salary Management.

Have an objective compensation system that lets employees focus on intrinsic rewards.
Joel Trammell
Danny Meyer's Economically Nonsensical Solution to the Tipping 'Problem'
Wages

Danny Meyer's Economically Nonsensical Solution to the Tipping 'Problem'

In eliminating tipping at his restaurants, Danny Meyer just may have proven how necessary gratuities are.
Ray Hennessey