403: Ethics and Employers

Show notes and links: http://progressions.prssa.org/index.php/2014/09/08/what-to-do-when-your-boss-asks-you-to-compromise-your-ethics/ https://hbr.org/2016/12/why-ethical-people-make-unethical-choices https://www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/blog/business-ethics-employees-pressure-workplace Full episode script In a 2016 Harvard Business Review article, Former Federal Prosecutor Serina Vash was quoted as saying: “When I first began prosecuting corruption, I expected to walk into rooms and find the vilest people. I was shocked to find ordinarily good people I could well have […]

398: Unpaid Internships

What are your opinions on unpaid internships? Show notes and links: https://www.forbes.com/sites/realspin/2014/04/22/the-unhappy-rise-of-the-millennial-intern/#265782f51328 https://www.fastcompany.com/3061904/are-unpaid-internships-legal-yet-heres-why-the-law-is-fuzzier-than-ever http://theweek.com/articles/644729/are-unpaid-internships-ever-okay Full episode script Around 2010, when the Obama Administration started cracking down on unpaid internships that did not fit the legal criteria to be unpaid. This crackdown also reignited the ethical arguments about if internships should ever be unpaid. It is […]

397: Resume

How long is your resume? Show notes and links: https://qz.com/434117/recruiters-read-a-tiny-portion-of-your-resume-if-they-read-it-at-all/ http://www.businessinsider.com/ideal-rsum-length-for-google-2014-10 https://www.forbes.com/sites/lizryan/2016/05/02/how-long-should-my-resume-be-and-15-other-resume-tips/#12df39783868 https://icc.ucdavis.edu/materials/resume/resumecv.htm Full episode script Applying for a job has to be one of the most nerve-wracking things to do, especially if you’ve not done it much. Trying to describe all of your experience and qualifications in a very quick, short format can be […]

395: Hard Work

What do you see as “hard work”? Show notes and links https://signalvnoise.com/if-youre-reading-this-you-probably-don-t-do-hard-work-41585c1c16a7 https://medium.com/personal-growth/this-is-what-hard-work-is-and-why-it-matters-ff2661d9c13a Full episode script Hard, as an adverb, is one of those vague and yet extraordinarily useful words in the English language. It’s a word with well over 75 synonyms, like difficult, challenging, complex, daunting, severe, tricky, taxing, laborious, and onerous. When applied […]

347: Vacation Days

Do you take all your vacation days? Show notes and links https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/business/2013/06/08/countries-most-vacation-days/2400193/ https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-05-23/americans-are-taking-more-paid-vacation-days https://www.forbes.com/sites/travisbradberry/2016/05/24/why-every-employee-should-have-unlimited-vacation-days/#3ea322c7342a https://www.themuse.com/advice/10-awesome-companies-that-give-you-unlimited-vacation http://fortune.com/2016/03/10/best-companies-unlimited-vacation/