Topic: overtime

When Facebook Goes Into ‘Lockdown’ Mode, It Holds 5-Hour Meetings And No One Rests For 34 Days

When Facebook Goes Into 'Lockdown' Mode, It Holds 5-Hour Meetings And No One Rests For 34 Days

Facebook recently launched a new feature, Graph Search. It’s a robust tool that gives users the power to search their friends’ profiles for information and recommendations.

The days leading up to its launch were exhausting. One of Facebook’s product managers, Loren Cheng, spoke to Fast Company about going into a 34-day “lockdown.” More »

6 Good Things About Working On Black Friday

6 Good Things About Working On Black Friday

You must be thinking, “Impossible. There is no upside to working on a day when shoppers trample each other to make sure they get their hands on a half-priced 92″ television.” Well, we like to look at the silver lining of all things, so yes, we say there are good things about slaving… I mean working on Black Friday. If you aren’t convinced and are dreading your 12 a.m. shift, keep reading and prepare to see things from a different angle. You’re welcome. More »