Disney World’s New Ticket Pricing Is Super Confusing and People Are NOT Happy

Walt Disney World introduced a new ticket pricing structure this week that the theme park giant says is “designed to simplify the booking experience” and “deliver the best experience possible for our guests.” The initial reaction to the changes among potential Disney guests, however, has largely been confusion — and …

Tech Recruiting, Finding Niches & Starting Your Own Business

In this interview, Joe Woodham discusses recruiting for a tech start-up, finding your niche, and starting your own business. Joe is known as the “intro guy” at Torii Recruitment, the specialist IT recruitment firm he founded in 2012. Finding a good fit in IT recruitment, he says, is a more …

The future of work will be defined by four models, claims RSA

The RSA’s Future Work Centre has released research that models four ‘futures of work’ by 2035 – and claims to show how out of touch politicians are with changes in the workplace. The report, published in partnership with Arup, claims to avoid the usual sensationalism around topics such as automation, …

Ocado Technology has successfully trialed driverless grocery deliveries

Ocado Technology has successfully trialed driverless grocery deliveries “Labor accounts for 75% of the cost of transporting shipments by truck, so adopters can begin to realize those savings. Beyond that, while truckers are prohibited from driving more than 11 hours per day without taking an eight-hour break, a driverless truck …

How the World Benefits from the Expansion of Microfinance

Having a healthy economy is difficult but attainable, and one of the best ways to keep things healthy is the arrival of new business ventures to keep the marketplace varied. Unfortunately, this is much easier said than done when it comes to developing countries because it’s much more difficult to …

New training initiative helps firms address mental health and wellbeing

Mental ill-health is responsible for almost 13 percent of all sickness absence days in the UK, while it has been shown that UK businesses could save up to £8 billion per year through better support in the workplace. To empower workers and employers across the country, iHASCO has launched a …

Forget all the talk of Blue Monday; work is still (largely) good for us

So here it is. Blue Monday. Officially the most depressing day of the year. We say ‘officially’, but like the idea of ‘Body Odour’ its common usage hides the fact that it was originally created as part of a 2005 PR campaign. For Sky’s travel channel. The whole idea of …

A four hundred year old guide to ergonomics that still rings true today

  Changes to the nature of work, where it takes place and the things we use to complete it are always constrained by one particular eternally fixed element; the human being. The unchanging individual at the centre of it all is the thing that makes us return to old ideas time and …

How to Use Git Branches & Buddy to Organize Project Code

This article was created in partnership with Buddy. Thank you for supporting the partners who make SitePoint possible. In this article, you will learn how to set up continuous integration/deployment pipelines for your branching workflow. We will be using Buddy CI/CD services to set up the pipelines. We’ll use a …

Defining the Customer Funnel: Awareness

AWARENESS   Defining the Customer Funnel: Awareness Raven Brajdic, Content Writer @ Article-Writing.co When a potential customer first comes across your brand, they are unknowingly entering the first stage of the content marketing funnel: Awareness. At this stage, your content should be guided by the notion that your customer knows …

Blockchain Vendors with Solutions for Ecommerce

Blockchain uses are evolving, with many new vendors and participating merchants. The key benefits include lower costs, increased security, improved tracking, and enhanced convenience. In this posit, I’ll list examples of vendors that use blockchain technology in their products The post Blockchain Vendors with Solutions for Ecommerce appeared first on …

Facebook removes 82 Pages, groups, and accounts with Iranian ties for ‘coordinated inauthentic behavior’

The Facebook accounts removed targeted U.S and U.K. citizens, and in some cases represented themselves as a user from one of those countries.Read More Source: Venture Beat Republished by Blog Post Promoter

This Upstart School is Offering a Bachelor’s Degree in Today’s Hottest Job Skills—and Students Pay Nothing Until They Get a Job

For years, coding schools have promoted the idea that they can teach in-demand computer skills just as well as traditional colleges. But now, in what appears to be a first, one coding school is evolving to offer a more traditional college program—bachelor’s degree included. Make School, a coding program based …

How the media oversold standing desks as a fix for inactivity at work

Sitting is so culturally ingrained at work, at the wheel, in front of the TV and at the movies, it takes a great effort to imagine doing these things standing up, let alone pedalling as you work at a bike desk. So, when the world’s first specific guidelines on sitting and moving …

Using Stop Losses in Bitcoin Trading to Increase Gains and Reduce Losses

Are you interested in investing your money in Bitcoin? It seems that everyone has started to trade digital currencies since its surge in popularity last year. Early investors have seen their money multiply by a hundredfold, prompting more and more people to enter the market. But you can’t expect to …

Flexible working for parents greatest challenge for SMEs

Paid leave for new parents is a financial and operational challenge for 90 percent of UK SMEs, according to the findings of new research into the challenges faced by working women and their employers. The first ever Women in Business survey also claims that offering flexible working and covering the …

Wearables and apps to help you stay organised and keep track of your time

Technology in the workplace is both a blessing and a curse. Workplace Insight recently published an article about tech multi-tasking and how switching through different platforms takes away ones focus. Employees need to stay updated through digital means all the time but staying connected to the cloud also means being …

Retail-as-a-service provider Leap raises $3M and launches first store

The past decade in retail has been the golden age of direct-to-consumer (D2C) and digitally native vertical brands (DNVBs) that use the internet to communicate with customers, execute transactions, handle distribution and offer better economics. But as small independent startups have scaled into unicorn territory and as countless brands have saturated …