Tag: Amazon


Amazon Takes Steps to Pay Employees a Living Wage

With growing income inequality and fears of losing low-skilled jobs to automation and new technologies like artificial intelligence, there have been increasing calls throughout the country for a “living wage.”

How Would Your Talent Problems Fare if Amazon Chooses Your Area for HQ2?

Rumors are flying about Amazon’s likely next location (or locations) for its second headquarters (HQ2). I was lucky enough to sit down with PayScale’s Lead Economist and VP of Data Analytics, Katie Bardaro to discuss their research into HQ2 and related talent considerations.


Pros and Cons of Allowing Employees to Bring Pets to Work

According to the American Kennel Club, about 68% of households in the United States own a pet, with 60.2 million of those pets being dogs. And one poll conducted by the American Pet Products Manufacturers Association revealed that around 17% of working Americans reported that their company permits pets at work. Some of the more […]


Best Companies for Employee Development

Salary and benefits are often what come top of mind when thinking about what employees value most in a job. That’s certainly not surprising. The ability to make a living is important to us all. And, in fact, according to an article by Forbes, salary and benefits do top the list for most employees.


Amazon Trains Employees for Non-Amazon Jobs

We talk a lot about the importance of training employees how to do their jobs so they can learn and grow and have successful careers at your organization. The time and money you spend training those employees are an investment in the future of your company.