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04/20/2017 - Midnight Reads – The Unintended Consequences of San Francisco’s Minimum-Wage Hike


The Unintended Consequences of San Francisco’s Minimum-Wage Hike

– The National Review 

The National Review explores a new study from the Harvard Business Review that indicates in next two years San Francisco’s restaurant industry – the industry with the highest percentage of minimum-wage workers – will likely shrink, as nearly 6,000 restaurant employers contemplate whether paying $15 per hour salaries is feasible.


Introverts Tend to Be Better CEOs – And Other Surprising Traits of Top-Performing Executives

– The Washington Post 

The image most people have of a straight-from-central-casting CEO is usually something like the following: An extroverted, charismatic, confident executive who climbed a mistake-free ladder to the top with a degree from an elite school. But a new 10-year study from a leadership advisory firm and economists from two business schools, published in this month’s Harvard Business Review, finds that the most successful chief executives often don’t fit that mold.


Too Much Experience to Be Hired? Some Older Americans Face Age Bias


Most baby boomers say that they plan to keep working past conventional retirement age. But to do that, they have to get hired first. New research shows that is going to become increasingly difficult.


Chobani Founder Stands by Hiring Refugees

– CBS News

Hamdi Ulukaya emigrated from Turkey to the U.S. in 1994. Now he is the billionaire behind America’s bestselling Greek yogurt, Chobani. But the immigrant living the American dream has been harshly criticized for sharing a little of that dream with refugees by hiring them to work in his yogurt plants. It’s one part of his remarkable story which he tells to Steve Kroft for a 60 Minutes profile.