Employment

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Field Notes: Should Bad Credit Mean No Job?

A Demos report takes aim at credit checks for employment and the restrictions they impose on the most vulnerable populations.

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Thinking On: The Power of Information

This July retreat explored how to use innovative information tools to surface data capable of informing decision making and improving social and financial outcomes.

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Thinking On: The Market Basket Revolution

A battle over the fate of a supermarket chain is emblematic of the dilemma facing business today, maximizing shareholder value or reinvesting in workers.

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Multimedia: Pew on Equal Pay

With this week’s focus on Equal Pay Day, we’re checking out Pew Research’s findings on the gender pay gap.

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Multimedia: Clara Miller on Redefining Value

Heron’s president discusses leveraging markets to alleviate poverty, create jobs and build a resilient middle class.

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Multimedia: The Plight of the Middle Class

On NPR, economic thinkers debate low wages, unemployment and options for restoring America’s middle class.

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Multimedia: Catalyzing Change While Bringing in Cash

Elon Musk, CEO of Heron investee Tesla Motors, talks about doing good in a for-profit business and takes a surprising step to make good on that promise.

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Multimedia: The Job After Tomorrow

Watch highlights of the Open Society Foundations’ half-day event about the transformation of work and what the labor market might look like in 30 years.

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Multimedia: Meaning, Money and Motivation

Duke behavioral economist Dan Ariely shares lessons on beyond-the-obvious ways to create meaning and motivation to work.

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Multimedia: Investing in Good Jobs Gets Good Returns

MIT’s Zeynep Ton shows us what a “good” job looks like, how to create one, and why it is important to all.