Would you wish your job on your worst enemy?
Nov 15, 2022

Would you wish your job on your worst enemy?

More than 4 in 10 workers wouldn’t. Today, why workers are kinda hating their jobs. Plus, an e-commerce retailer takes on brick-and-mortar sales.

Segments From this episode

The prices of industrial metals are surging. That's probably good news for the world economy.

Nov 15, 2022
The increases are seen as an indicator of strength, though they might fuel more inflation.
Copper’s recent price surge hints at a strengthening global economy, boosted by an expected recovery of Chinese manufacturing. Above, a copper mining operation.
Ari Widodo/Getty Images

Adapting an e-commerce product for retail shelves

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“It essentially changes the DNA of your business,” said Lindsay McCormick, CEO of personal care products company Bite.
Lindsay McCormick, CEO of personal care products company Bite, holds a package of deodorant.
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American workers are bummed out

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A new survey by UKG's Workforce Institute finds half of American workers wouldn't recommend their job or their employer to their own kid. The same percentage would like to stop working if they could.
Some 45% of American workers "don’t want to work anymore, period," said Chris Mullen of the UKG Workforce Institute.
Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Declining property tax collection may hit city budgets

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Seattle recently had to redraw its budget after forecasting a $27 million drop in revenue from one real estate tax.
The San Francisco skyline. The city's chief economist Ted Egan said he's increasingly worried about a drop in property tax revenue.
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Low Mississippi River water levels drive up shipping costs

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The river is a critical pathway for all kinds of agricultural products, including grains and soy beans.
Barges, stranded by low water, sit at the Port of Rosedale along the Mississippi River.
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Music from the episode

It Starts with Bongos Kid Spatula
Stay a While The Cactus Channel
Doo Wop (That Thing) Ms. Lauryn Hill
You know I'm No Good Amy Winehouse
Low Season Poolside
Feel Good Maribou State feat. Khruangbin

The team

Nancy Farghalli Executive Producer
Maria Hollenhorst Producer II
Andie Corban Producer I
Sarah Leeson Producer I
Sean McHenry Director & Associate Producer II
Richard Cunningham Associate Producer I
Dylan Miettinen Associate Digital Producer