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Debatable News

Debatable News: Mainstream to Tinfoil Hat and more

We focus on the more controversial news.  Almost all of the content is in the form of “reblogs” from other sources.  Just because we reblog it does NOT mean we endorse it, agree with it, or even thing it is legitimate.  We do NO fact checking, so you are “own your own” regarding the question of veracity.  What we do is echo out to our readers the most controversial, and sometimes “crazy,” news that we can find.  (Some of it is quite mainstream, and some of it is not.)

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Functions of Human Resource Management

Journal Edge

Human Resource Management is the strategic and coherent approach to the management of an organization’s most valued assets – the people working there who individually and collectively contribute to the achievement of the objectives of the business. The HRM department members provide the knowledge, necessary tools, training, administrative services, coaching, legal and management advice, and talent management oversight that the rest of the organization needs for successful operation. The aims of strategic management are to provide the organization with a sense of direction and a feeling of purpose. Human resource management involves managing people in an organization. The last few decades have seen some drastic changes in the strategies employed by various companies for this purpose. Earlier, it had limited functions which was mainly confined to paperwork related to hiring and payment of the staff in the company.

However, now, it is understood that the most valuable resources of any…

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Industrial hemp poised to become NC’s newest legal crop | News & Observer

Hālau ʻAha Hūi Lānakila

Farmers in North Carolina are likely to wake up Saturday morning with a new option for growing crops: Industrial hemp production is expected to become legal at the stroke of midnight.

Source: Industrial hemp poised to become NC’s newest legal crop | News & Observer

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Truth About European Socialist Countries

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot

With Bernie Sanders advocating socialism in America, and Hillary Clinton saying she “loves Denmark,” how do the people who actually live under socialism feel about their life?

Source: BRUTAL Meme Reveals Truth About European Socialist Countries | The Federalist Papers

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You Can Now Buy Drone Insurance From AIG

You Can Now Buy Drone Insurance From AIG

Nervous pilot? You might be able to command your UAV with a little more peace of mind now that AIG is willing to sell you drone insurance.

The insurance company has launched a series of policies that will cover you for all kind of accidents. Perhaps most importantly, it’ll provide third party liability in case you crash your drone into someone or something else. But it’ll also cover physical damage to the aircraft itself, including cameras and other hardware that you’re having it carry, and there aren’t any exclusions if something goes wrong with the on-board electronics.

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Economic & Labor News: October 26, 2015

JoAnn Chateau

Progressives, heads up! Thom Hartmann gives the economic and labor news for October 26, 2015

Topics Covered

  • Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)
  • Sweden may become first cash-free country
  • Citizen groups urge Obama administration to slow the revolving door.
  • Elders with student debt
  • Funding guaranteed paid family leave
  • Occupy.com says Obama administration shows that big government doesn’t mean big deficit.

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Foreign Talent

Another face of culture clash. Interesting.

MiddleMe

You are working just nicely in your company, probably made up of mostly local colleagues that share your interests and once in a while, you’ll hang out with them in a pub across the road especially on Fridays when everyone wind down and bitch about work or talk about the upcoming games over beer.
Screen Shot 2015-10-13 at 1.19.37 amSuddenly out of nowhere, your boss introduce the new kid in town, literally a new kid in town called Jane. And Jane is not from your country, in fact, this might be her first time in the country and your boss says she is now working in the office as part of the management team. She is what we called the foreign talent. She filled up a seat that most of the senior staff have been eyeing for months ever since the good old Heath retired. She doesn’t hang out with you all for a beer…

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