GamesBeat Decides 98: What do we even want from a new Nintendo Switch?

The GamesBeat Decides podcast is so nuanced that it can see the silver lining of even the worst human tragedies. That’s why on this week’s episode, hosts Jeffrey Grubb and Mike Minotti don’t shy away from talking about the new Mega Man movie. Mike also returns from West Virginia with …

UK Government agrees to code of practice to combat sexual harassment at work

The Government has agreed to work with the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) to introduce a statutory code of practice to tackle sexual harassment at work. It also agreed that non-disclosure agreements require better regulation and a clearer explanation of the rights that a worker cannot abrogate by signing …

Revisiting Maslow and the quest for self-actualisation

Abraham Maslow was the 20th-century American psychologist best-known for explaining motivation through his hierarchy of needs, which he represented in a pyramid. At the base, our physiological needs include food, water, warmth and rest. Moving up the ladder, Maslow mentions safety, love, and self-esteem and accomplishment. But after all those …

On International Woman’s Day – why advancing women is still not a business priority

It has probably not escaped your notice that today is International Woman’s Day, which for Workplace Insight means a plethora of studies on the topic of women/jobs/salaries and ways women might work differently to men. We’ve decided not to waste anyone’s time and ignored most of them (particularly the patronizing …

These noise-cancelling headphones are the real deal – Power Up

The Nuraphone were created with function and design in mind. They are a combination of in-ear and over-the-ear headphones that boast high-quality sound. Power Up host Alix Aspe has the details on these noise-cancelling headphones. Read more… More about Tech, Mashable Video, Headphones, Headphone, and Power Up Source: Mashable Republished …

Banksy Shredded a Piece of Art That Sold for $1.4 Million. Now It’s Worth Double, According to an Art Expert

Just moments after it was auctioned off for $1.4 million to an undisclosed bidder at Sotheby’s in London, Banksy’s “Girl With Balloon” appeared to self-destruct. The canvas — bearing one of the mysterious artist’s most famous pieces — slid down its thick frame, shredding half of the piece, much to …

Want to be the next podcasting sensation? This online class can get you started.

There’s never been a better time to get into podcasting – it’s cheap, it’s relatively easy, and the market for content is huge. Odds are you have at least one friend with a show, so why not add your voice to the mix? The Podcasting 101 Bundle can help you …

Manchester is the number one tech location outside of London

The UK’s regional cities are competing harder than ever with London to become the location of choice for the tech sector. According to CBRE’s report ‘Tech Cities:  Exploring tech hotspots in the UK regions’ Manchester ranks number one amongst the top 10 UK tech location outside of London, but Scotland …

Are these the 2019 Top Employers to work for in the UK

The Top Employers Institute, a certifier recognising employers that provide world-class employee conditions, has released its list of Certified UK Top Employers for 2019. Over 600 HR professionals gathered at London’s Hilton on Park Lane, on the 31st January 2019, to recognise the best employers in the UK. This year, 90 organisations have …

This Middle-Class Mom Will Be Paying Four College Tuitions Next Year—And She’s Refusing to Borrow Money. Here’s How She’s Doing It

When Sabrina Malone found out she was pregnant with her fourth child, she cried. It’s not that she didn’t love her children. And it’s not that she didn’t want more. But there was a nagging question that distressed her: how on earth could she and her husband afford raising and …

Not enough support given to employees suffering from mental ill health in the workplace

Well over half of workers do not think enough support is given to employees suffering from mental ill health in the workplace, as according to research released today by Personal Group a startling 39 percent of respondents said their workplace does not offer any mental health support for employees. And …

Stacey Abrams Has $228,000 of Debt. Here’s How the Georgia Governor Candidate Got it, and How She Is Paying It Back

It’s Election Day 2018, and one of the most closely watched election results will be in Georgia. Democratic candidate Stacey Abrams, who was recently endorsed by Oprah Winfrey, is in the running to be America’s first female black governor — and she owes America’s various institutions about $228,000 in assorted …

Workers are pessimistic about employment prospects in post Brexit era

A new report from Personal Group claims that British workers increasingly concerned with Brexit’s potential impact on their employment. The data suggests that with just one month to go, more than a third (34.25 percent) of UK residents believe that Brexit would affect their current employment in a negative way, …

This Is the Cheapest and Most Scenic Retirement Destination Abroad

It’s hard to deny the itch to flee expensive cities in the U.S. for retirement abroad. The perks are obvious: Your savings can go a lot farther in many places overseas, especially when the exchange rate is favorable. You can live somewhere cosmopolitan and tropical for a lot less than …

How a team of innovators overcame the odds to create water from thin air

Today, 790 million people — 11 percent of the world’s population — live without access to clean water. Two years ago, XPrize, an international nonprofit organization, announced a global competition enticing innovators to find a sustainable and affordable way to bring potable water to those who aren’t privileged enough to …