Revenues and Profits of Tech Giants – Infographic

 

After becoming the world’s most valuable company in 2012, Apple is having a serious drop entering 2013, despite strong earnings and high expectations. Early this year Apple lost the market cap crown to Exxon Mobil with a market cap of $420 billion, while Google showing steady rise, with its stock reaching all-time highs of its own.

Will Google overtake Apple this year? What about the rest of the tech giants like Microsoft, Amazon and Facebook? Check out our new infographic and tell us what you think.

Revenues and Profits of Tech Giants Infographic from Staff.com

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How Much is Your Employee Costing You?

How much is your employee really costing you

Have you ever considered that employing workers cost more than just the salary you pay them? These are hidden costs: the taxes, the benefits, the equipment that your employee use, and these increases your actual employment costs.

So how do you calculate an employee’s true cost? Its very simple, and you can use our Employee Cost Calculator.

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Bringing Back the 40 Hour Work Week

Woolworth female employees striking for a 40-hour work week, 1937

While the worldwide economy is starting to recover from the recession, for workers it’s a different story. Job security issues, high competition for available jobs and the decreasing average income help fuel the trend of workers putting 50 or more hours at work every week .

And so workplace stress has escalated progressively over the past few years, numerous studies show.

This in turn leads to less productivity in the workplace.

What if businesses stick to the 40 hour work week, and in doing so reduce stress and maximize employee productivity?

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An Experiment in Choosing a Domain Name

 

Finding a good domain name for a startup is very difficult. If you make a mistake with your domain name or brand it’s a crucial mistake that is hard to recover from. It’s important to spend time on this process and to research all the possible alternatives and then select the best alternative.

For Staff.com we have an interesting case study for how we selected a domain name and brand name. I think other startups might find it valuable to look at how we approached the issues.

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