There’s nothing like a game to fire up friendly competition in the name of charity.
Labor Day: A creation of the labor movement, dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers.
The New York Times’ recent expose of working conditions inside Amazon has set off a tsunami of discussion about how far Corporate America is willing to push employees to excel. The piece describes a dystopian universe where Amazon employees are encouraged to anonymously report on each other through the company’s Big Brother-esque management software; where people are put on notice that their jobs are on the line when they’re distracted by personal crises like cancer or a stillborn child; and steady turnover is characterized as “purposeful Darwinism.”
The other day, we received an interesting email from a young employee who wants to leave her job. One of the most important qualities that this woman is looking for in her next company is something we see as an increasing priority for many job seekers, particularly millennials: a robust volunteer and giving program.