[VIDEO] Senior Citizens are the Future of Work

McDonald’s raised more than a few eyebrows with a recent announcement. They have pledged to hire more senior citizens in their bid to fill 250,000 summer jobs this year. Wow! In this episode, I discuss the myths and realities of hiring mature workers and how senior citizens are the future of work. | Special thanks to ClickIQ for sponsoring this episode.

 

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Employee Surveillance: Big Brother in the Office

Tracking employee health and employee movements may improve overall efficiency and the bottom line of the enterprise but at what cost? When does the collection and tracking of employee data go too far? How much #privacy should an worker expect to have? And most importantly, how will these practices affect the future world of work? I speculate it all with real-life examples, in this special episode of The Jim Stroud Show.

8 Reasons Why We Should (and should not) Raise the Minimum Wage

McDonald’s has given up lobbying against a minimum wage increase. Is this a good thing or a bad thing? I explore the pros and cons of raising the minimum wage, how robots and automation factor in and the effect on the  fast food industry  in this episode of “The Jim Stroud Show.” I also make comparisons to the retail sector and how the future of work for the retail industry might adapt. All courtesy of ClickIQ, the automated job advertising platform you should be using; at least in my humble opinion. 😉

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Can you trust the mainstream media to tell you the truth?

There has been a lot of controversy lately around the topic of censorship and free speech. The topic is debated ad nauseum in the media, with Alex Jones being the center of the controversy. Inevitably, someone will call out the media on their alleged bias and proclaim their partisan. Is that really true? I’ve heard that the news was one-sided often but, never really looked into it; until now. Tune in to find out what I discovered and why I now watch the news from a totally new perspective.

 

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