“If someone’s raising their hand and saying there’s a labor shortage, my answer is, are you paying them a fair wage? Are you giving them employee health care benefits? Are you taking care of people?” she said. “I think the model is different now. People don’t just show up and work. You need to make sure that you’re invested in them.”
This week, Timewise, the consultancy I co-founded, published new research that revealed real inequalities.
"I don't think anyone coming out of the George W. Bush administration was told, 'We can't hire this person,'" Cuccinelli said, according to Bloomberg. "I'm sure Jan. 6 made it that much worse than it ever would have been."
Making a habit of saving, investing and budgeting as early as possible can help get you on the road to financial flexibility. Having an emergency fund, for example, will allow you to cover unexpected expenses that pop up in everyday life, from car repairs to broken laptops. And getting started with investing when you’re young, means that you can avoid keeping to much money in cash and enjoy the long-term benefits of compound interest.
All this comes at a moment when business and culture have never been more intertwined. As work has taken over people’s lives and Americans are doing less together outside the office, more and more of people’s political beliefs and social life are defining the office. In thousands of Zoom meetings over the past year, employees have demanded that their leaders take on systemic racism, sexism, transgender rights, gun control and more. People have increasingly outsize expectations of their employers. This year, business surpassed nonprofits to become the most trusted institution globally, according to the Edelman Trust Barometer, and people are looking to business to take an active role tackling racism, climate change and misinformation.
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