For anyone who has ever experienced what an internship is like, basically you're doing all the menial stuff in exchange for "experience," which translates to not getting paid. Sure it can lead to other opportunities, but not many people can afford to work for free in this economy.
So when this copy of an unpaid job listing hit Facebook, it caused plenty of controversy since it involved Sheryl Sandberg's Lean In Foundation. In case that name sounds familiar, Sandberg is also the Facebook COO, who managed to rake in $91 million last week. With that kind of money, you would think they'd have more than enough to pay their interns.
The editor-at-large had tried to delete the listing, but not before the unhappy comments rolled in. Bennett has since posted that the job listing was not "official" and that everyone should take a chill pill since other non profit foundations also hire their interns for free.
Everyday more than 225,000 people in New York City ride the ‘L’ subway train from Brooklyn to Manhattan, according to the Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA). But come next April, these commuters will be faced with getting back and forth to work from without this lifeline. And it’s going to last (gasp!) for about 15 months! Read more
People have been using ethnobotanicals since the dawn of time. The use of kratom dates as far back as several millennia ago! Like other herbs, history records show that it has been used as medicine, mainly to promote productivity and combat lethargy. There are also users who treat it as an analgesic. Read on to learn more about this plant and how it earned a cult following. Read more
Drop shipping is a method by which an ecommerce business fulfills consumer orders, but does not keep products in stock. An online store that wants to sell a product purchases the items from a third party and has it shipped directly to the consumer. Read more