Jul 14, 2017

07/14/2017 Unemployment and fun employment

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We take a deeper look at the true meaning behind the unemployment rate. Who's really unemployed, and how should we talk about it? Plus, what's it like to work remotely while on a trip around the world, a conversation about the social rules that govern the office and a look at how biometrics could change the way we check in at the airport. 

 

 

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Bear Cam founder explains the (nonprofit) business of live streaming

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Can't take your eyes away? You're not the only one.
A brown bear.
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Are shorts now office-appropriate? Let's ask a manager.

Jul 14, 2017
Alison Green weighs in on flip-flops, office culture and ... biting?
Shorts and flip flops at the same time, but not in an office.
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What it's like to work remotely from all over the world

Jul 14, 2017
The remote work travel industry is growing.
We Roam facilitates trips around the world for professionals working remotely. 
Courtesy We Roam

Biometric screening is coming to the airport of the future

Jul 14, 2017
Would you use fingerprint scanning and facial recognition to get through the airport faster?
Travelers wait in long lines to speak with airline ticket agents in the United terminal at San Francisco International Airport.
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This is what the unemployed look like

Jul 14, 2017
A disproportionate number of out-of-work adults have little education, a Brookings Institution study finds.
Illustration courtesy of the Brookings Institution Metropolitan Policy Program.

We take a deeper look at the true meaning behind the unemployment rate. Who’s really unemployed, and how should we talk about it? Plus, what’s it like to work remotely while on a trip around the world, a conversation about the social rules that govern the office and a look at how biometrics could change the way we check in at the airport.