For most employees, the single most expensive work-related cost incurred on a daily basis is that of commuting from home to work. Despite the dreamy, technology-enabled promise of pajama-clad working from home, the reality is that most people spend a pretty penny getting from Point a to Point B, 9-to-5, Monday through Friday.
Social media is more than just a professional responsibility for Alex Priest.
He’s the Community Manager at Uber DC, an on-demand car service operating through the mobile web. With close to 7,000 of his own Twitter followers, Priest has established himself as an authority in local social media and technology communities.
Transit, in one form or another, has followed me for much of my career. I have served as the chief information officer for a freight airline, a transporter and distributor of natural gas, and a passenger railroad, among other companies.
A Toyota Prius sends a message. It tells the other cars on the road that its driver probably shops at Whole Foods or Trader Joe’s with reusable grocery bags, doesn’t have a hummer for a second car, is eco-conscious.