Today is Labor Day. I could do some fluff piece and call it a day but I wanted to take a slightly different look at the working and hiring processes. I hope you will find it interesting. I know you will find it unique.
Tag Archives: Amazon
We May Well Look Back…
Assignment: Sunday article. Usual Criteria: The biggest political story of the week just passed. My Conclusion: The union vote at Amazon on Staten Island.
THe Wisdom Of Two Fathers Extrapolated
My best friend in the neighborhood is my neighbor across the street. I’m a liberal Democrat; he is a conservative – certainly not crazy! – Republican. Long ago we discovered we agree on the overwhelming majority of issues; in fact, we think amazingly alike. Both of our fathers served in the Navy and I’d like to base today’s article on a saying each passed down to us. (Considering they were sailors I won’t be using direct quotes; some adjectives are best left out of this column.) One saying is: common sense isn’t all that common. The other is: I am the government. While seemingly divergent I assure you that I will weave them together and extrapolate a conclusion which you may or may not agree with,
Think True Cost
The pandemic has been a disruptive event in many ways. One of them is that it changed the way we shop; although in this case I thing it mainly accelerated the velocity of a change that has been taking place for some time. I’d like to briefly explore the cost of that today.
Somewhat, well more than somewhat, of necessity we changed the way we shop starting about last March. We ordered much more online and for home delivery. Today I want to concentrate on the retailing aspect of that however it also changed restaurants greatly. (Perhaps another article for another day.)
My President Is An Evil Idiot
By virtue of the Fourteenth Amendment to the American Constitution and my birthplace I am a citizen of the United States. Therefore, whether I like it or not (hint: I don’t!) Donald Trump is my current president. The preceding does nothing to change the fact that Trump is an evil idiot. (I just wish I had more time and space for even more examples than those I will offer today.) Continue reading My President Is An Evil Idiot