Category: Business

Social Media Isn’t an Advertising Tool It’s a People Tool: Pt. 1

When pitching the importance of social media presence to a company nine times out of ten the first response you’re going to get is, “what’s the ROI on this and how can we properly measure […]

In Response to Walmart’s Threats to Pull Out of D.C. If Forced to Pay a ‘Living Wage’ Let’s Show Them What We Think by Making August ‘Walmart Free’

Update: The D.C. Council approved the ‘living wage’ bill despite of Walmart’s threats! But seriously, this post is still worth reading, the fight is not over. “Walmart Free August!” What exactly would need to happen […]

Average CEO Makes In a Day What Average Worker Makes a Year

What exactly were we celebrating our independence from again? In 1965, the average CEO made 20 times the average worker. Now the ratio is 273 to 1, meaning the average CEO makes in a day […]

3/4 of Americans are Living Paycheck to Paycheck

Source: Roughly three-quarters of Americans are living paycheck-to-paycheck, with little to no emergency savings, according to a survey released by Bankrate.com Monday. Fewer than one in four Americans have enough money in their savings account […]

66% of low‐wage workers are not employed by small businesses, but rather by large corporations where top executive compensation averaged $9.4 million

Guess who’s the worst offender of paying employees at or below poverty level wages while raking in billions of dollars in profit? Just take a wild guess. Despite the perception that minimum wage jobs are […]

R.I.P. Mom and Pop?

Deciding that I needed a new book to start reading I grabbed my backpack and walked down to my local bookstore. It’s a small, quaint bookstore that is family run and very homey feeling. Everyone […]