What caused the sudden wage hikes in the leisure and hospitality industry? Although outsiders to the industry speculated an increase in base pay to combat labour shortage, it seems that it may just be caused by the return of tipping customers. Analysts discovered wages plummeted when restaurants were forced to limit capacity (presumably leading to less tips) and increased when they opened back up again, meaning that wages will likely stabilize once the economy recovers.
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Kai Cheng’s professor had a brilliant scheme. In his first lecture, he promised that each lecture would feature a “Lie of the Day”. But why? It made his students more attentive and analytical, poring over every detail of his lecture and making sense of why things were true. It was such a powerful teaching method that his students digested his most technical lectures quite easily because they tried so hard to catch his lie. The kicker? There was no lie in that first lecture; he had lied about that too! Read full article here