photo credit: Thomas Hawk Last Wednesday, I attended an all day seminar hosted by IDC, a technology oriented analyst firm. The seminar was focused on topics that those of us who work for high technology firms care about; i.e. what's the next big thing that our firms should capitalize on in order to continue to … Continue reading Back to the Future
photo credit: tranlannhi As tomorrow is St. Patrick's Day, and I am of almost solely Irish descent, I feel compelled to comment today on things that are green. Above and beyond its place as the traditional color to be worn in honor of St. Patrick's day, thinking green is becoming increasingly more important to reverse … Continue reading Thinking Green on St. Patrick's Day
Since we have the luxury of a full time economist on our Board of Advisors, I followed up with Jared Bernstein after reading the following in today's Wall Street Journal article about the February jobs report: "U.S. recession fears mounted as employment fell in February at its fastest rate in five years, suggesting that the … Continue reading Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?
photo credit: ToniVCA colleague just sent me this link regarding "Work Your Proper Hours Day" in the UK. This day is celebrated on February 22nd - the average day on which Britons working unpaid overtime pass the mark where their unpaid labor ends and they begin to work for themselves. WYPH day is the brainchild … Continue reading When Does Your Paycheck Start in 2008?