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Monthly Archives: July 2015


#081: Employee Motivation and the Abuse of Interns

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On this episode of the UnPodcast we discussed problems associated with the practice of tipping, and how one restaurant actually increased profits when it banned tips.

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#080: Don’t Put Another Dime in the Tweet Jukebox, Baby

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On this episode of the UnPodcast, we discussed some articles that made us angry. Among other things we talked about Twitter complaints and how companies should respond to them, and how automatic messages sent at the wrong time and can really hurt people.

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#079: FTC & Amazon Crackdown on Reviews, Comments and More

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On this episode of the UnPodcast we discussed the FTC crackdown on the disclosure of material relationships. We also talked about Amazon’s new practice of disallowing reviews when they suspect the reviewer is friends with the author.

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#078: The Impact of Lazy Retail Management on Employees

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On this episode of the UnPodcast we discussed a practice that many retail companies use that makes it nearly impossible for their employees to make enough money to survive. It also keeps them from being able to work another part-time job or go to school, and is definitely a less than humane way to treat employees.

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#077: Airline Travel Joys and Woes

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On this episode of the UnPodcast we discussed the good, bad and ugly of airline travel. Among other things we share both heartwarming and gut wrenching stories of how airline employees and fellow travelers enhanced or ruined the experience of others.

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