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Study: Corporate social programs may lead employees to dehumanize

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Here’s an unintended result of corporate social responsibility programs: they can lead to workers dehumanizing the people they’re intended to help. That’s according to research by Gareth Craze, a doctoral student at Case Western Reserve University’s Brain, Mind and Consciousness Lab, ...

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Tips for scaling your small business

A big contributor to the recent growth in the economy and to the high consumer confidence were small businesses. (Brandpoint)

As the U.S. economy continues to move at a healthy pace, many analysts are projecting a 2.5 percent growth for 2018. To take advantage of the favorable economic environment, consider these four moves to set your small business up for ...

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These are the 10 most powerful executives

According to Forbes, the world’s 10 most powerful executives are: 1. Jeff Bezos (Amazon) 2. Larry Page (Alphabet) 3. Mark Zuckerberg (Facebook) 4. Warren Buffett (Berkshire Hathaway) 5. Jamie Dimon (JPMorgan Chase) 6. Jack Ma (Alibaba) 7. Doug McMillon (Walmart) ...

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A number to know: Wrongful termination

$8 million A former Chipotle Mexican Grill manager was recently awarded $8 million for wrongful termination by a California jury. The manager, Jeanette Oritz, was accused of stealing $626 in cash from a safe in 2015. Chipotle claimed the theft ...

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Facebook finds 200 nefarious apps

According to the early results of Facebook’s app audit, the social media giant found 200 applications (among “thousands”) had misused personal data. Although the names of the apps haven’t been released as of yet, Facebook has suspended the offending apps. ...

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Business news roundup

Multiple signs of inflation in freight-related industries are at or near historical highs, which could mean price pressures could affect the overall economy. CNBC > Summer bookings for hotels on Hawaii’s Big Island have fallen almost half since Mount Kilauea ...

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Study: Lonely customers who lack empathy more likely to shop unethically

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Consumers’ loneliness may be a factor when they engage in unethical shopping behaviors, such as returning used items, according to new research form Binghamton University. “Someone may buy a big-screen TV for Super Bowl Sunday, only to return it on ...

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These are the 10 highest-paying jobs in America

According to USA Today, the top 10 highest paying jobs (median weekly earnings) in America are: 1. Chief executives ($2,296) 2. Architectural and engineering managers ($1,999) 3. Pharmacists ($1,923) 4. Physicians and surgeons ($1,918) 5. Lawyers ($1,901) 6. Aerospace engineers ...

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Instagram introduces ‘bully’ filter

In an effort to expand its online anti-bullying initiative, Instagram has launched a “bully” filter for its 800 million users. The filter will be used to weed out comments meant to harass or bully users. The filer will help the ...

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Business news roundup

More workers voluntarily quit their jobs in March. What does that mean for the labor market? REUTERS > Uber wants to try out flying taxis, perhaps as soon as 2020. USA TODAY > A small college’s endowment manager beat Harvard ...

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Real estate investments build wealth, credit

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If you love the idea of being a landlord, buying an investment property may be the wealth-building option for you. Real estate has earned its reputation as a sound investment that builds wealth and credit. Most people, however, don’t have ...

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These are the best value colleges

According to Forbes, the top 10 best value colleges for 2018 are: 1. University of California, Los Angeles 2. University of California, Berkley 3. Brigham Young University 4. University of California, Irvine 5. University of Washington, Seattle 6. Harvard University ...

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A number to know: Wage inequality

$10,000 According to the National Partnership for Women and Families, women lose $10,000 in wages a year because of the inequality in pay between men and women. READ COVERAGE IN CNN MONEY >

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Tech Talk: Facebook still losing teens

More Content Now Along with Facebook’s data breach controversy, the social media site continues to lose teen users. According to a new survey conducted by Piper Jaffray, 45 percent of teenagers said they have used Facebook in the past month ...

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