Sturges Word News & Views2021-04-27T13:24:17-05:00

SWC’s Fast Five

November 5, 2021

We’ve adapted out shopping – from online ordering of TP, to tipping our pizza delivery robots to crushing Apple in our rush for a $19 product. Meanwhile back on the hiring front, there are new strategeries to overcome recruitment hurdles and a new title in the C-suite bringing new meaning to “heat.”

SWC’s Fast Five

October 29, 2021

A fascinating, if not slightly unnerving, guide to all the sectors touched by Amazon; your neighborhood restaurant’s grease pit did great on a flight testing it for fuel; palm trees are so yesterday; and those spendy MBA degrees – turns out they pay off, literally, while undergraduate enrollment continues to tank.

SWC’s Fast Five

October 22, 2021

Housing shortage? Boomers are outspending Millennials. Truck driver shortage? Calling all high schoolers! Organ donor shortage? Amazing breakthrough with our little porker friends. “Everything shortage”? That’s on you and me, pal, we’re spending out of our minds. Car shortage? Yeah, yeah, old news but let’s talk about how your color choice speaks to your soul.

SWC’s Fast Five

October 15, 2021

Et tu, Amazon? Lego works on its pronouns, Millennials pool resources for the house down payment, Social Security recipients make bank and even jobs listed for high flyers are WFH.

SWC’s Fast Five

October 8, 2021

The much ignored generational cohort – X – is having its day and making bank while USPS is testing cashing it for them and everyone else. Want a high-paying job? STEM beats arts, but money isn’t everything, right? Maybe you English majors can get a leg up in the hiring game with a video, the latest thing. Also Windows 11, it ain’t Spinal Tap.

SWC’s Fast Five

October 1, 2021

Happy hour is going to pot, jobs are going to the vaccinated, Rosy the robot is coming home, now we’re (well, Millennials) are parenting plants and your house is now brought to you by a darling little 11-foot 3D printer.

SWC’s Fast Five

September 24, 2021

Last week’s Fast Five reported how fewer men were going to college and this week, same about working. Please be amazed at just a few of the innovations we enjoy thanks to our Hispanic friends, that Millennials have flipped the script, that paying deposits on some product – and getting it back when we return the packaging – is about to be a thing again, and America, you’re bunchers v folders when it comes to toilet paper and that is not cool for the environment.

SWC’s Fast Five

September 17, 2021

Amazon’s starting salary hike will help when there is no ceiling for food prices in sight but, you can get your groceries in a hot minute. Use that time savings to muck around in your hidden files (be careful in there). And guys, there’s fewer of you in college. Why is this news?

SWC’s Fast Five

September 10, 2021

RTW requires new rationale, airport improvements promise a low turbulence experience, supply chain kinks in business forecasts don’t choke demand, dignity for the hungry comes in this app and GM tries to make up for the death wish of the seatbelt free.