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“For Many Americans, ‘Temp’ Work Becomes Permanent Way of Life” was an article written by Martha C. White and first published on April 20, 2014 at 3:30 pm. It appeared on the www.NBCNews.com site on April 20, 2014.

In the article, Ms. White quotes Erin Hatton, an assistant professor of sociology at the State University of New York, Buffalo, and author of “The Temp Economy: From Kelly Girls to Permatemps in Postwar America” who said “There are a lot of perverse incentives for employers to use temps. For one thing, it’s cheaper. Using temporary labor lets companies avoid […]

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“Half of U.S. Business Schools Might Be Gone by 2020,” an interesting Bloomberg Businessweek article appeared on March 14, 2014.

According to the article, by Patrick Clark (not a known relative of Dr. A. Bruce Clark), Richard Lyons (the Dean of the University of California Berkeley’s Hass School of Business) feels that as more top MBA programs start to offer degrees online, it will “imperil the industry’s business model.” In his words, “For most business schools, students pursuing part-time and […]

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