Feb 11, 2020

I quit!

With a tight labor market and high turnover, what happened to two weeks' notice? Plus: the Sprint and T-Mobile merger, WME's failed IPO first responders stymied by Google Maps.

Segments From this episode

In this West Texas town, knowing your address can be the difference between life and death

Feb 11, 2020
First responders say finding people who call 911 on a map is harder than it seems.
In 2008, the city of Presidio passed an ordinance requiring residents to post their house numbers. But in rural areas, knowing your own address isn’t always as simple as it seems.
Carlos Morales/Marfa Public Radio

Is two weeks' notice outdated?

Feb 11, 2020
The old standard is too long for some workers, but far too short for many employers.
Two weeks might not be enough notice for some employers to find a replacement in this tight job market.
Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Fed chair flags corporate bond risk

Feb 11, 2020
In a report submitted to Congress the Federal Reserve highlighted an increase in the riskiest investment-grade corporate debt.
Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell testifies before the House Financial Services Committee on "Monetary Policy and the State of the Economy" on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC on Feb. 11, 2020.
Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images

The Hollywood agency IPO that never happened

Feb 11, 2020
William Morris Endeavor's failure to start says a lot about the nature of its business.
Ariel "Ari" Emanuel speaks onstage during Los Angeles LGBT Center's 48th Anniversary Gala Vanguard Awards on September 23, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California.
Emma McIntyre/Getty Images

Music from the episode

Kick, Push Lupe Fiasco
Counting Stars Nujabes
Hard To Say Goodbye Washed Out
Kinda Lovely Poolside, Panama
Lost Frank Ocean
Maria También Khruangbin

The team

Nancy Farghalli Executive Producer
Bridget Bodnar Producer
Daisy Palacios Producer
Sean McHenry Associate Producer
Maria Hollenhorst Associate Producer

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