Tag: Ethics

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Beware GlassDoor Company Reviews

Some fools believe they can trust company reviews on Glassdoor.com because they are “vetted.” More fool you! Not long ago I was attempting to place this review for both IBM and Collabera. It’s a true and honest recanting of just how completely void of ethics both companies are. Demanding new-hire…

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Collabera and IBM at Navistar

It’s rare in IT consulting to find a pair of companies with fewer ethics. Even rarer when they require you to take ethics training. I’ve written about corporate ethics many times on this blog. Some time prior to 10/06/2021 I was contacted by one of the 32,767 cousins recruiting for…

Posted in Investing Thank You Sir May I Have Another

The Minimum Wage Debate

Few things should tell a person just how bought and paid for elected officials are than the current minimum wage debate.  Somewhere, somehow there must be an on-line auction selling the votes and souls of elected officials.  It won’t do any of us much good to find it since we…

Posted in Investing Thank You Sir May I Have Another

Ethics in Income Act

Many years ago, we had news stories about someone occupying a chair at a major brokerage firm for six months while “the board” searched for a full-time candidate. After attending only a handful of meetings, this individual pulled the ripcord on a $360 million dollar golden parachute. Needless to say,…

Posted in Publishing Thank You Sir May I Have Another

Bestseller Fraud

I’m a bit more interested in how people choose the books they buy, now that I’ve put out a novel. I’m also a bit more sensitive to the term “Bestseller”. You really should be too. Remember, back when we were kids and FM radio was just catching on? Remember how…