5 Steps to Successfully Onboarding New Employees

Onboarding is the process of starting new employees at your business, where you and the worker fill out a slew of new employee forms. But onboarding shouldn’t end when the last of the paperwork is signed. Onboarding should also help acclimate employees to their new job and work environment. To reduce turnover, you need to make sure employees adjust to their positions and are happy, and that means you need…

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I’m So Tired Of Old White Men Telling Me What To Do With My Body

Twenty20 / @findingkp Today, Justice Anthony Kennedy, 81, announced his plans to retire from the Supreme Court in a letter to Trump. His retirement will be effective July 31st. And women and those who actually care about women around the United States all just yelled a collective, “FUCK!!!!!!!” A woman on the street just yelled “SHIT!!!” then looked up from her phone and said “that wasn’t directed at you. It’s…

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The best rubber gloves for dishwashing and cleaning

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. The Insider Pick: Rubber gloves are key for getting dishes squeaky-clean without damaging your hands. They’re also great for cleaning around the house. The Casabella Premium Waterblock Gloves provide an unbeatable combination of comfort, protection, and grip. I admit, I’m a relative newcomer to the idea…

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Police are investigating claims of elder abuse suffered by Marvel legend Stan Lee, and it’s just the latest turn in a strange saga

Tommaso Boddi/Getty Images for IMDb Los Angeles police are investigating allegations of elder abuse suffered by Marvel Comics legend Stan Lee. A restraining order has been filed against Lee’s caretaker and business partner, Keya Morgan, who was arrested on Monday on suspicion of filing a false police report.  It’s the latest development in a strange saga that reached new heights in a Hollywood Reporter story that alleged years of elder…

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The EU is privately telling European countries to prepare their airports for a no-deal Brexit

European Union member states should prepare their airports for no-deal Brexit, the European Commission reportedly warned earlier in June. A lack of progress in Brexit negotiations has increased the chances of no-deal. A no-deal Brexit would be catastrophic for Britain and Europe’s aviation industry. It would immediately ground flights between the UK and EU because EU-issued aviation licenses would no longer be valid.  Trade minister Liam Fox warned over the…

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11 states are pulling National Guard troops from the US-Mexico border in a growing protest over Trump’s family separation policy

Eleven states have ended cooperation with a White House initiative to deploy the National Guard to the US-Mexico border. Massachusetts, Maryland and North Carolina and Virginia have assets at the border already, which will return. Seven more states have cancelled cancelled future deployments. President Trump announced that in April that the National Guard would help support his “zero-tolerance” policy. But outrage over images and stories of families separated at the…

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A Fidelity crypto fund shows the $2.5 trillion money manager is surprisingly one of the most active Wall Street firms in bitcoin

AP Images Fidelity Investments launched an internal crypto fund last fall to invest the firm’s balance sheet in digital assets, according to people familiar with the matter.  The fund, which is very small and exploratory, is waiting for a new fund manager after two employees involved in the project left.  Fidelity is also hiring employees to work on services relating to cryptocurrency exchanges and crypto custody.  An internal crypto fund at…

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Case Study: How a Blogger Became a Startup Founder

When Cas McCullough’s son asked for help with a letter writing project, she had no idea it would change the course of her career. Here’s how she went from being a blogger to becoming a startup founder and CEO. “I’m a content strategist and writer by trade. And as content marketing became more and more of a must-have, I started getting a lot of inquiries from business owners and marketers who…

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It would be ‘very difficult’ for Norway to say no to Britain agreeing a soft Brexit

EXCLUSIVE: Norway’s chief representative to EFTA and the EEA says it would be “very difficult” to stand in the way of Britain pursuing a Norway-style Brexit. MPs will vote next week on whether Theresa May should seek to keep Britain in the single market by replicating the so-called Norway model. Svein Roald Hansen — the Norwegian Parliament’s chief representative to EFTA and EEA — told BI that Norwegian politicians would…

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My Favourite Canadian Brands III

I think after six months since my last post about my favourite Canadian lingerie brands, it’s due time to add a third instalment to the list! I’m really excited to show you these designers because not only is their work beautiful, but unlike the other two lists, the majority of these designers are not from Toronto. I love Toronto and its talented designers, but it’s time to show beautiful garments…

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