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‘How does a kid like this get cut?’ Saints’ Taysom Hill faces Packers team that let him go | Saints

The 2017 Green Bay Packers had begun trimming their roster to 53 players and Max McCaffrey didn’t make the cut, so he started exchanging goodbyes.

The wide receiver was in good spirits, though, after signing to the New Orleans Saints’ practice squad. As he continued to finish up his business in the locker room, one more person walked in. And McCaffrey had to thank him, because without this rookie quarterback, McCaffrey himself might not have found a landing spot.

“We start talking like, ‘Taysom, it’s been awesome, man. I’m heading out to New Orleans,’” McCaffrey said. “He’s like, ‘Oh wait. Me too.’”

McCaffrey and Taysom Hill hopped on the same flight to New Orleans, “which was hilarious,” McCaffrey says. “Just being in that locker room, we’re training all preseason, and both of us are thinking we’re off to some other place.”

McCaffrey ultimately ended up somewhere else, signing with Jacksonville

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Banker Who Quit for Her Kid Builds Empire of 110,000 Consultants

(Bloomberg) — Eiko Hashiba left Goldman Sachs Group Inc. in Tokyo in 2002 to give birth to a child at 23.

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Having to quit to look after her baby left her wondering why there weren’t more flexible ways for women to keep working in Japan, instead of leaving the workforce after having children.

Ten years later, that question was still on her mind when she co-founded VisasQ Inc., which provides expert advice and consulting services not unlike those of McKinsey & Co. The difference? Its advisers don’t work in-house: they’re outside consultants.

“I had my baby at an early stage in my career and I wanted some kind of work I could continue no matter what,” Hashiba, VisasQ’s chief executive officer, said in an interview. VisasQ is “a service that boosts a person’s ability to work.”

VisasQ’s stock has risen 94% since listing on the Tokyo Stock Exchange

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