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Image by Robin Higgins from Pixabay "Layoffs making headlines in January: Real estate broker Compass is letting go an undisclosed amount of employees for the third time in under a year as the U.S. housing market continues to slow. Fashion company Stitch Fix announced it planning to lay off 20% of...

[buzzsprout episode='11965495' player='true'] Key topics: ✔️ ICYMI news, 1/2 - 1/6. ✔️ Old, rich white guys say you are a whiner who doesn't really know hardship. Hmm...

[buzzsprout episode='11959824' player='true'] Anytime I see some идиот in the media reassuring us that we could just never have another 2008 ever, ever again, I realize we're going to see something similar or perhaps even worse. Let's take a little stroll down Memory Lane and reexamine what...

Image created on Canva.   We're getting really f**king close to "let them eat cake." -https://finance.yahoo.com/news/things-were-way-tougher-charlie-150000169.html So says an old, rich white man. Someone whose net worth according to Forbes is $2.3 billion says you are a whiner who doesn't know about hardship. "It might be a new year, but...

  "More employers tell workers to RTO By Harriet Sinclair, Editor at LinkedIn News Happy New Year — now come back to the office. A flurry of companies including Vanguard Guard and Paycom Software have sent that message to employees in recent weeks, reports The Wall Street Journal....

[buzzsprout episode='11888853' player='true'] While you were mistletoe'ing and hopefully enjoying a good holiday, the power brokers were power broking. You think THEY take a break from money in December? 😆 If only. Key topics: ✔️ BlackRock out here talking about "a new regime." Not a new economy, a...

Image created by me on Canva. Years ago, I briefly worked for a company that was on its way out. I didn't know it at the time - during the interview process, the managers were very careful to obscure any signs of financial trouble. But once...

The investors and shareholders still expect a profit, so it’s usually the employees who bear the brunt of a bad economy. Some companies follow a tenure protocol, i.e., last one hired, first one fired. Others will use the first and second round of layoffs to...

Chapter 2: Don’t Rely on the People Who Created the Mess When you are snug and comfy in your bed at night, do you imagine the power brokers and fat cats care about your health and well-being? I’m going to assume the answer is no. Whenever the...