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Why Work? // Index

Why Work? // Index

The Precariat: The New Dangerous Class Publication Date: 2011 Pages: 192 DOI: Neo-liberal policies and institutional changes have produced a huge and growing number of people with sufficiently common experiences to be called an emerging class. In this book Guy Standing introduces what he calls the Precariat - a growing number of people across the world living and working precariously, usually in a series of short-term jobs, without recourse to stable occupational identities or careers, stable social protection or protective regulations relevant to them. They include migrants, but also locals. Standing argues that this class of people could produce new instabilities in society. This is a topical, and a radical book, which will appeal to a broad market concerned by the increasing problems of labour insecurity and civic disengagement.

7 Foods You Should Never Eat Sometimes, even foods that seem healthy can harbor hidden problems that can affect our health and our planet. Here are seven foods you should never eat—and easy swaps to help eliminate them from your kitchen. Conventional Apples Right at the top of the “dirty dozen” list, conventional apples are sprayed with the most pesticides of almost any fruit because their growing method means they don’t develop natural pest resistance. Farm workers exposed to these pesticides have documented higher incidents of cancer, and more and more studies are linking pesticides in the body to Parkinson’s disease. Make the switch: Buy organic apples! Conventionally Grown Potatoes Think about it: A potato is a root vegetable, and plants absorb nutrients—and other junk—from the soil through their roots. Make the swap: Buy organic potatoes—even frozen ones. Corn-Fed Beef The biggest problems with corn-fed beef start with the corn, because cows evolved to eat grasses, not grains. Canned Tomatoes Microwave Popcorn

L'embauche par un groupement d'employeurs Dernière mise à jour le 22 janvier 2013 Synthèse Le groupement d’employeurs permet aux entreprises de se regrouper pour employer une main-d’œuvre qu’elles n’auraient pas, seules, les moyens de recruter. Il s’agit d’une des formes d’exercice de la pluriactivité : les salariés du groupement d’employeurs effectuent des périodes de travail successives auprès de chacune des entreprises adhérentes au groupement. Dans le but de favoriser le développement de l’emploi sur un territoire, des groupements d’employeurs peuvent être créés entre des personnes physiques ou morales de droit privé et des collectivités territoriales (communes, départements…). A savoir Les groupements d’employeurs peuvent également apporter à leurs membres leur aide ou leur conseil en matière d’emploi ou de gestion des ressources humaines. Sommaire Fiche détaillée Qu’est-ce qu’un groupement d’employeurs ? Un groupement d’employeurs ne peut être confondu avec une entreprise de travail temporaire. Les entreprises

Color Psychology & - StumbleUpon by David Johnson Like death and taxes, there is no escaping color. It is ubiquitous. Colors often have different meanings in various cultures. Black Black is the color of authority and power. White Brides wear white to symbolize innocence and purity. Red The most emotionally intense color, red stimulates a faster heartbeat and breathing. The most romantic color, pink, is more tranquilizing. Blue The color of the sky and the ocean, blue is one of the most popular colors. Green Currently the most popular decorating color, green symbolizes nature. Yellow Cheerful sunny yellow is an attention getter. Purple The color of royalty, purple connotes luxury, wealth, and sophistication. Brown Solid, reliable brown is the color of earth and is abundant in nature. Colors of the Flag In the U.S. flag, white stands for purity and innocence. Food for Thought While blue is one of the most popular colors it is one of the least appetizing. Green, brown, and red are the most popular food colors.

Have you been Scroogled? Try for email that prioritizes your privacy. Recyclebank Vodka has many uses. Some of them are interesting and some are way out there. So read on to discover a countdown of some weird and wonderful uses for vodka. 16 weird and wonderful uses for vodka... and a few drink recipes. At a recent cocktail party, I was surprised to find people favoring brandy and bourbon drinks over vodka drinks. I’m a vodka fan, personally. With vodka out of favor at the local bar, I started to wonder how else vodka might earn its keep, and found out something pretty interesting. Vodka is versatile. 16. 15. 14. 13. 12. 11. 10. 9. 8. 7. 6. 5. 4. 3. 2. And the number one, weirdest use for vodka I can come up with is - drum roll please - using it to make a screwdriver... but hey, that’s just me. For me, it’ll always be a martini, James Bond style, please. And in case you, too, really just want to drink your vodka, here are a few really good - but weird and drinkable - ideas for your vodka. You could Make Bacon Infused Vodka and use it in a BLT Bloody Mary

Alternatives au salariat bilatéral... En marge de la relation de travail classique, il Collected Quotes from Albert Einstein - StumbleUpon [Note: This list of Einstein quotes was being forwarded around the Internet in e-mail, so I decided to put it on my web page. I'm afraid I can't vouch for its authenticity, tell you where it came from, who compiled the list, who Kevin Harris is, or anything like that. Still, the quotes are interesting and enlightening.] "Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius -- and a lot of courage -- to move in the opposite direction." Copyright: Kevin Harris 1995 (may be freely distributed with this acknowledgement)

Path 101: Matching you to a new career by way of data | VentureBeat | News | by MG Siegler Right now is an especially tricky time to be looking for a job. And with more layoffs in just about every industry being announced daily, it can be terrifying to even think about. So it’s an opportune time for Path 101, a career guidance service, to be launching. Let’s be clear: This is not another job posting service. Of these, the resume analyzer is the most interesting because it can take your resume (either one that you upload or have saved on a site like LinkedIn already) and parses out all of your information. This comparison of your information to millions of other resumes, gives you an easy-to-understand breakdown of what careers might be good options for you. The service’s personality test also helps determine a career path that might be good for you, based on the the information the site has gathered from the resumes and other quizzes. If after those two steps, you still want more information, that’s where the career advice section comes into play.