Google, Spam and Employee Liabilities – Oh my!

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Google, Spam and Employee Liabilities – Oh my!

Jim Stroud and Karen Mattonen discuss the pending brain drain at Google, Recruiters spamming candidates and the liabilities an employee represents to a company. And oh, Jim Stroud tries to sing again. (Please make him stop)

0:30 – A word from our sponsor – Bountyjobs
1:40 – And now a word from a new sponsor – JobsInPods
3:06 – Have you heard of Google?
4:52 – A lot of people will leave and that’s a major concern of Google’s
6:35 – An interesting affect on the stock market
7:14 – 30 minutes later you took a breath
8:17 – Right now I’ve contacted the Attorney General in San Diego
10:47 – Harvesting is going onto company directories
13:55 – …other states are implementing their privacy laws too
17:54 – So if a recruiter gathers a bunch of email from somewhere and began emailing
18:58 – Click here and I will take your name off the list
22:30 – That’s against the Can-Spam act because the headers were wrong
24:45 – Imus is a shock jock who says…
25:40 – Bill Mahr slammed Christians in some of his tv dialogues
26:04 – I didn’t know just how liable a company can be when an employee…
28:33 – I am sitting here at home representing a company
30:19 – So the lesson is, if you are drunk, don’t scream out your company name
30:44 – Feel free to email me with questions and/or comments

The High Cost of Protests and Riots

Ten years from now, 5 years from now, next year… Will we be comparing Black Lives Matter to the Occupy Wall Street movement or the Civil Rights Movement? Time will tell…

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What the 2020 Black Lives Matter protests have achieved so far
Here’s What Black Lives Matter D.C. Is Calling For, And Where The City Stands
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Don’t Discuss Politics in the Office! (This is why…)

These are interesting times. 42% of American workers say they have fought about politics as work, and as the 2020 election draws nearer, you can not only expect it to continue, but also to increase. The question is: what can you do about it? Today’s Tribe TV episode is all about why you SHOULDN’T discuss politics in the workplace, and what type of hostile work environment is created if you do.

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How many times do you have too much clutter on your computer screen, like having a bunch of windows or tabs open? From instantly minimizing all windows you’re not using to closing out idle tabs without losing the links, today’s set of tips will help you keep your e-workspace clear and clutter-free! Be sure to check out the Proactive Talent blog for more tips for remote workers.