July 1, 2022

Weekly Report 22-35

EMPLOYEE RECRUITING CAUTION: ONLINE JOB INTERVIEWS USING DEEPFLAKE TECHNOLOGY which allows superimposed videos/ images/ audio recordings is increasing. Last month, recruiters found North Korean scammers posing as American job candidates for crypto and Web3 startups, and FBI reports that known complaints most involve real-time video “tied to remote tech roles that would have then granted... Continue
July 1, 2022

Weekly Report 22-34

ESTIMATES SUGGEST THAT WE NOW “SPEND YEARS OF WASTED TIME – almost a decade of minutes looking at our phones, four months deciding on what to watch on streaming services, and “utterly pointless work activities” including:  (based on recent survey of 5K American & British workers), 145 days of ‘logging in,’ 180 days correcting typos,... Continue
July 1, 2022

Weekly Report 22-33

OVER HALF OF AMERICAN MEALS AT HOME ARE EATEN WHILE WATCHING TV OR SCROLLING A SMARTPHONE, “despite evidence that mindful eating is the best way to eat less, healthier, reduce stress and aid digestion.”  Also, based on latest Datassential survey of thousands about their eating habits: (1) More time is spent preparing meals than eating;... Continue
June 15, 2022

Weekly Report 22-32

STUDIES FIND THAT EMPLOYEES SPEND UP TO 2½ HOURS DAILY DEALING WITH DRAMA which stems from “complainers – powerless people who blame something other than themselves and expect others to fix their problems – and who know it’s easier to complain than to seek solutions.” Reality is that when co-workers or managers do fix someone’s... Continue
June 11, 2022

Weekly Report 22-31

BLUE IS CONSISTENTLY THE MOST FAVORITE COLOR OF HUMANS, based on multiple studies over many years in many cultures, which researchers attribute mostly to something which emerges from childhood based on ‘favorite things.’ Crayola surveys of American kids find they consistently pick four shades of blue among their top ten colors. Black emerges by age... Continue