Posts Tagged ‘France’

  • Is It Better to Outsource or Insource T-shirts?

    A Tale of Two “T-Shirts”

    Feb 14, 12 • 256 Views • No Comments

    What if the cost of producing a woman’s polo shirt is $29.57? Its manufacturers would sell it to retailers for $65.00 who then mark it up to a $155.00 selling price. According to the Wall Street Journal, the land, labor and capital for an upscale green...  [read more]

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    Let Them Eat McDonald’s

    Jan 27, 12 • 327 Views • No Comments

    By Elizabeth Chrystal, guest blogger. France has long been known as a country of gourmets; it’s famous for its 2-hour lunches, picture-perfect pastries, and dizzying variety of cheeses. But the country that gave us succulent dishes like coq au vin and...  [read more]

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    Employee Holidays

    Dec 21, 11 • 221 Views • No Comments

    Just some facts today on who gets the most paid time off. According to the Economist, looking at a combination of public holidays and annual leave days for which workers have to be paid, Austria, Greece and France are at the top of the list while Canada,...  [read more]

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    How Do You Disconnect the Internet?

    Feb 13, 11 • 232 Views • No Comments

    As a Vodafone New Zealand customer, events in Egypt directed affected you. With a Cairo based call center that had to be closed, Vodafone said that people needing assistance waited 7 or 8 minutes for service that was directed elsewhere. According to The New...  [read more]

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    Silver Job Fairs

    Oct 31, 10 • 229 Views • No Comments

    It is more likely that a 75 year-old South Korean will be working than a 60 year old Frenchman. According to OECD (Organization of Economic Cooperation and development) statistics cited by Floyd Norris, workers in South Korea and Japan remain in the labor...  [read more]