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EVERY COMPANY: We'd like to promote mental health in the workplace.
EVERY COMPANY: We'd like to promote mental health in the workplace.

EMPLOYEES: How about hiring more people so we feel less pressured & increase our pay so we can keep up with the spiraling cost of living so we're not so stressed out.

EVERY COMPANY: No not like that. Try Yoga.
mentalHealth  stress  workplace  employers  neoliberalism  bullshit  wellbeing 
10 weeks ago by petej
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella: women, don't ask for a raise | Technology | theguardian.com
“It’s not really about asking for the raise, but knowing and having faith that the system will actually give you the right raises as you go along,” he answered. Not asking for raise, he added, was “good karma” that would help a boss realise the employee could be trusted and should have more responsibility.
NadellaSatya  Microsoft  pay  wages  women  technology  business  faith  trust  karma  bullshit 
october 2014 by petej
BV_BUZZ1213_VF.swf
It's all about the relentless disruptive game changing thought leadership moving the needle.

Perfect storms are so 2008.
business  buzzwords  bullshit 
january 2014 by petej
Venture Capital Needed for ‘Broken’ U.S. Education, Thrun Says - Businessweek
"“Education is broken. Face it,” said Thrun, a Stanford University research professor who helped create Google Inc.’s self-driving car. “It is so broken at so many ends, it requires a little bit of Silicon Valley magic,” he said in an interview today at Bloomberg’s Next Big Thing summit in Half Moon Bay, California."

SILICON VALLEY MAGIC. THAT'S WHAT WE ALL NEED IN OUR POOR MAGIC-DEPRIVED LIVES.
education  technology  MOOC  Udacity  SiliconValley  wtf  bullshit 
june 2013 by petej
2013: the aspiration Budget
YOU GET UP EARLY
YOU WORK HARD
YOU SAVE
YOU DO THE RIGHT THING
YOU MAKE THIS COUNTRY WHAT IT IS
AND WE ARE ON YOUR SIDE

I don't know whether to laugh or cry
ToryParty  graphic  image  slogan  budget2013  work  politics  ideology  bullshit  UK  economy 
march 2013 by petej
The Start-Up of You
"Welcome To Permanent Beta. We are all works in progress."
entrepreneurs  startups  culture  business  inspiration  ideology  bullshit 
february 2013 by petej
It’s time for a Corporate Spring - Salon.com
“You look at the Arab Spring … what looked like very stable regimes across the Arab world were suddenly shown to be completely vulnerable and brittle, and I think that we may see the same kind of thing in our economy”
entrepreneurs  bullshit  corporateSpring  capitalism  ideology  WTF 
february 2013 by petej
Salesforce.com CEO Benioff calls for 'corporate Spring' | ZDNet
Fucking hell. Somehow I missed all this:

"Salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff said that enterprise technology is going to face an uprising akin to the Arab Spring in the Middle East. The theme is that customers are going to revolt against traditional enterprise software as corporations become more social."
Salesforce  entrepreneurs  bullshit  corporateSpring  capitalism  ideology  WTF 
february 2013 by petej
Innovation & Strategy Superstar - creative agency Job Vacancy in London | Apply Now
"One of London's most exciting creative innovation consultancies is looking for a 'innovation Jesus' to take a senior 'doing' role in their London HQ."
jobs  bullshit  WTF 
january 2013 by petej

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