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BBC – Viewpoint: Why do people waste so much time at the office?

http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-32829232 Viewpoint: Why do people waste so much time at the office? The workplace is where people go to work. But much of the day is increasingly padded out with less productive activities, writes Peter Fleming. A few years ago … Continue reading

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“If you think adventure is dangerous, try routine; it is lethal.” ― Paulo Coelho

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The Atlantic: Single-Tasking….

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These young SF professionals choose to live in RVs

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Life in a Nutshell

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SXSW 2014 Panel Submission – Please Vote! – “How Temporary Employment Stimulates Innovation” hosted by Joseph Fedcamp

Please visit and vote for the 2014 Panel on Temporary Employment and it’s role in creativity and innovation. Temporary and freelance employment has been on the rise, especially in the past decade, and has facilitated creativity and innovation in the … Continue reading

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Hertz Rental Car: Transforming the line into a temporary office space!!! Thank You!!!

I’m thrilled to hear that Hertz Rental Car has decided to change their approach to waiting at the airport for your rental car. Instead of standing in line you will have access to an office-like environment so you can get … Continue reading

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Starting to sense a trend ;) “First Person: I’m Now a Permanent Temp Worker … and I Love It”

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New York Times: The Rise of the Permanent Temp Economy

http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/01/26/the-rise-of-the-permanent-temp-economy/?smid=fb-share Great article by ERIN HATTON about the origins and the current state of the temporary staffing industry. It’s a fair assessment of the current state of temporary employment, with an apt conclusion… “If we want good jobs rather than … Continue reading

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Staples makes real profit on paper line inspired by “The Office”

Staples is practicing “defictionalization,” or reverse product placement, by expanding its line of paper products from the fictitious Dunder Mifflin paper company made famous in the TV show “The Office.” Staples licensed the name from NBCUniversal and Comcast and sells … Continue reading

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