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7 ways to spot an emotionally intelligent leader

Emotional intelligence is critical for leadership.

7 ways to spot an emotionally intelligent leader

Emotional intelligence is critical for leadership.

05:29

2 Dec 22

These are the 4 core skills new managers need to develop most

Good managers all have these four skills, which you can develop in any role.

These are the 4 core skills new managers need to develop most

Good managers all have these four skills, which you can develop in any role.

05:07

1 Dec 22

What every business leader needs to know about inflation

Hunkering down until the Federal Reserve fixes things is not a viable plan, say the authors of the new book, “Leading Through Inflation.”

What every business leader needs to know about inflation

Hunkering down until the Federal Reserve fixes things is not a viable plan, say the authors of the new book, “Leading Through Inflation.”

06:04

30 Nov 22

How leaders can (and should) end the need for covering

Covering happens. Some people may hide their sexuality or their caretaking responsibilities, and others may hide how they speak outside of work and/or colloquially.

How leaders can (and should) end the need for covering

Covering happens. Some people may hide their sexuality or their caretaking responsibilities, and others may hide how they speak outside of work and/or colloquially.

05:31

29 Nov 22

Don’t waste time prioritizing. Do this instead.

Structured prioritization frameworks are not helpful. When the choice is obvious, there’s no need for deliberation. And when there’s a close call, they don’t help much.

Don’t waste time prioritizing. Do this instead.

Structured prioritization frameworks are not helpful. When the choice is obvious, there’s no need for deliberation. And when there’s a close call, they don’t help much.

07:09

28 Nov 22

Now that many of us will live to 100, this is what our careers will look like

Future workers could realistically have five (or more) careers in their lifetimes—and never step foot inside an office building.

Now that many of us will live to 100, this is what our careers will look like

Future workers could realistically have five (or more) careers in their lifetimes—and never step foot inside an office building.

05:52

24 Nov 22

How to disagree without making someone defensive

There are ways to have a productive conversation with someone you disagree with.

How to disagree without making someone defensive

There are ways to have a productive conversation with someone you disagree with.

04:00

23 Nov 22

This is what Gen Z thinks about their coworkers’ emoji use

How can different generations avoid misunderstandings at work? Experts (and Gen Zers) weigh in.

This is what Gen Z thinks about their coworkers’ emoji use

How can different generations avoid misunderstandings at work? Experts (and Gen Zers) weigh in.

07:45

22 Nov 22

The 5 biggest workplace trends of 2023, according to Glassdoor and Indeed

Despite gloomy layoff news in the tech sector, workers are expected to have the upper hand again next year.

The 5 biggest workplace trends of 2023, according to Glassdoor and Indeed

Despite gloomy layoff news in the tech sector, workers are expected to have the upper hand again next year.

06:34

21 Nov 22

Employers are asking applicants to do ‘test work’ for free—workers can push back

One potential solution: pay applicants for their time.

Employers are asking applicants to do ‘test work’ for free—workers can push back

One potential solution: pay applicants for their time.

09:20

18 Nov 22

Why so many companies keep messing up major layoffs

Layoffs are always terrible. But there are ways to make the process more humane. So why can’t leaders get it right?

Why so many companies keep messing up major layoffs

Layoffs are always terrible. But there are ways to make the process more humane. So why can’t leaders get it right?

08:04

17 Nov 22

What to do if you got laid off, and now the company wants you back

What to do if you got laid off, and now the company wants you back

What to do if you got laid off, and now the company wants you back

What to do if you got laid off, and now the company wants you back

04:48

16 Nov 22

How to avoid the 5 worst virtual interview mistakes

Job seekers may be unintentionally sabotaging their virtual interviews, according to survey data. Fortunately, with a little preparation, these mistakes can be easily avoided.

How to avoid the 5 worst virtual interview mistakes

Job seekers may be unintentionally sabotaging their virtual interviews, according to survey data. Fortunately, with a little preparation, these mistakes can be easily avoided.

06:53

15 Nov 22

Why leaders need to make learning a permanent part of culture (and 5 ways to do it)

SAP’s Sabine Bendiek notes that influencing people to learn is no longer as simple as emailing a link to a module and then measuring participation. But it’s more important than ever.

Why leaders need to make learning a permanent part of culture (and 5 ways to do it)

SAP’s Sabine Bendiek notes that influencing people to learn is no longer as simple as emailing a link to a module and then measuring participation. But it’s more important than ever.

05:35

14 Nov 22

How to kick your habit of assuming the worst

Our brains love connecting the dots, but making assumptions can be a trap.

How to kick your habit of assuming the worst

Our brains love connecting the dots, but making assumptions can be a trap.

04:44

11 Nov 22

The best way to improve relationships at work isn’t working harder—it’s working closer

Here are three ways you can reconnect with your colleagues, whether in person, remote, or various hybrid situations.

The best way to improve relationships at work isn’t working harder—it’s working closer

Here are three ways you can reconnect with your colleagues, whether in person, remote, or various hybrid situations.

05:23

10 Nov 22

5 of the strangest places your leadership can shine

The author of ‘The Unexpected Leader’ says your ability to grow in your leadership journey could be a lot more accessible than you’re making it out to be.

5 of the strangest places your leadership can shine

The author of ‘The Unexpected Leader’ says your ability to grow in your leadership journey could be a lot more accessible than you’re making it out to be.

05:59

9 Nov 22

4 creative ways NASA encourages innovation

NASA’s first chief knowledge officer shares how the organization’s people-first culture helps the agency achieve its “moonshots.”

4 creative ways NASA encourages innovation

NASA’s first chief knowledge officer shares how the organization’s people-first culture helps the agency achieve its “moonshots.”

05:21

8 Nov 22

Why “Just go freelance” is crappy advice

Reason number one: Many freelancers fail after the first year as a result of making avoidable mistakes.

Why “Just go freelance” is crappy advice

Reason number one: Many freelancers fail after the first year as a result of making avoidable mistakes.

11:31

7 Nov 22

7 successful ways to stand up to your boss

Does your manager micromanage you or ignore you? Here’s how to respond in 7 different scenarios.

7 successful ways to stand up to your boss

Does your manager micromanage you or ignore you? Here’s how to respond in 7 different scenarios.

05:32

4 Nov 22

Rent-to-own startups have promise, but need to show greater transparency, report says

Rent-to-own housing products have the potential to benefit consumers, but companies adopting them need to show greater transparency.

Rent-to-own startups have promise, but need to show greater transparency, report says

Rent-to-own housing products have the potential to benefit consumers, but companies adopting them need to show greater transparency.

03:21

3 Nov 22

That new job offer may be a scam. Here’s what to look out for

Pay attention to these red flags before handing in your notice.

That new job offer may be a scam. Here’s what to look out for

Pay attention to these red flags before handing in your notice.

05:37

2 Nov 22

Big Tech billionaires lost fortunes this year. The hit to your 401(k) might feel even worse.

Not surprisingly, Americans going to the polls next week rate the economy and inflation as top issues. Tech’s elite would probably agree.

Big Tech billionaires lost fortunes this year. The hit to your 401(k) might feel even worse.

Not surprisingly, Americans going to the polls next week rate the economy and inflation as top issues. Tech’s elite would probably agree.

04:25

1 Nov 22

What to expect from Twitter now that Elon Musk is officially in charge

The CEO of Tesla has officially become ‘Chief Twit.’ Here’s what could be coming next.

What to expect from Twitter now that Elon Musk is officially in charge

The CEO of Tesla has officially become ‘Chief Twit.’ Here’s what could be coming next.

05:56

31 Oct 22

Uber releases new driver safety features, including video recording test

The recorded video will be encrypted on the driver’s phone and can’t be accessed by Uber unless the person files an incident report.

Uber releases new driver safety features, including video recording test

The recorded video will be encrypted on the driver’s phone and can’t be accessed by Uber unless the person files an incident report.

04:30

28 Oct 22

The dramatic rise in employer ghosting is scary

Halloween puns aside, ghosting can have profound psychological effects on job seekers. It’s also bad for your company’s brand.

The dramatic rise in employer ghosting is scary

Halloween puns aside, ghosting can have profound psychological effects on job seekers. It’s also bad for your company’s brand.

03:21

27 Oct 22

How becoming a kinder version of yourself boosts productivity

How becoming a kinder version of yourself boosts productivity By looking inward, you can enter a state of mind where you can increase focus and get more done, says this author.

How becoming a kinder version of yourself boosts productivity

How becoming a kinder version of yourself boosts productivity By looking inward, you can enter a state of mind where you can increase focus and get more done, says this author.

04:27

26 Oct 22

Why quitting on time is key to winning at work

Quitting might seem like a weak move, but it can actually be a super power. Why quitting on time is key to winning at work

Why quitting on time is key to winning at work

Quitting might seem like a weak move, but it can actually be a super power. Why quitting on time is key to winning at work

04:22

25 Oct 22

These are the top 10 most passive-aggressive phrases you’re probably using in email

More remote work means more written messages—and more room for miscommunication.

These are the top 10 most passive-aggressive phrases you’re probably using in email

More remote work means more written messages—and more room for miscommunication.

03:41

24 Oct 22

You can’t have a successful team without this thing

We talk a lot about needing trust. But what does that really mean?

You can’t have a successful team without this thing

We talk a lot about needing trust. But what does that really mean?

03:27

21 Oct 22

3 questions that lead to great ideas

Robin Landa believes that using this proven process may endow you with the superpower to produce great ideas.

3 questions that lead to great ideas

Robin Landa believes that using this proven process may endow you with the superpower to produce great ideas.

04:20

20 Oct 22

Double standards for women’s professional appearance persist (even working remotely)

Maryville University’s Leilani Carver-Madalon PhD says recognizing the stubborn persistence of this problem is the only way we can start to change it.

Double standards for women’s professional appearance persist (even working remotely)

Maryville University’s Leilani Carver-Madalon PhD says recognizing the stubborn persistence of this problem is the only way we can start to change it.

06:18

19 Oct 22

Forget about goal setting. Try these 5 strategies instead

Setting goals isn’t the be-all and end-all when it comes to managing your career.

Forget about goal setting. Try these 5 strategies instead

Setting goals isn’t the be-all and end-all when it comes to managing your career.

05:52

18 Oct 22

How to manage teams when you’re an “unconventional” leader

You’re an ambitious innovator. Your team is not. Here’s how to lead them effectively despite your differences.

How to manage teams when you’re an “unconventional” leader

You’re an ambitious innovator. Your team is not. Here’s how to lead them effectively despite your differences.

07:54

17 Oct 22

7 mistakes that interviewers make and how to respond as a job seeker

Learning to respond eloquently in awkward situations can help you secure the position.

7 mistakes that interviewers make and how to respond as a job seeker

Learning to respond eloquently in awkward situations can help you secure the position.

06:31

14 Oct 22

5 ways emotional intelligence helps us build stronger connections with others

Cultivating meaningful relationships requires emotional intelligence, which you can learn to develop.

5 ways emotional intelligence helps us build stronger connections with others

Cultivating meaningful relationships requires emotional intelligence, which you can learn to develop.

05:31

13 Oct 22

Coworking is making a comeback as companies downsize offices

Some employees want to be in the office, some don’t. Coworking is filling the gap. Coworking is making a comeback as companies downsize offices

Coworking is making a comeback as companies downsize offices

Some employees want to be in the office, some don’t. Coworking is filling the gap. Coworking is making a comeback as companies downsize offices

04:39

12 Oct 22

How (and why) you should practice ‘anti-time management’

Feeling overwhelmed? It might be time to ditch traditional productivity hacks.

How (and why) you should practice ‘anti-time management’

Feeling overwhelmed? It might be time to ditch traditional productivity hacks.

05:36

11 Oct 22

The honest conversations around hybrid work we all need to have

So you want your workforce back in the office three days a week. Why is that? The honest conversations around hybrid work we all need to have

The honest conversations around hybrid work we all need to have

So you want your workforce back in the office three days a week. Why is that? The honest conversations around hybrid work we all need to have

06:01

10 Oct 22

How to make sure you land on your feet if you’re worried about layoffs

How you can be proactive when it comes to potential layoffs and take steps now to ensure you’re better able to land on your feet if your job is eliminated.

How to make sure you land on your feet if you’re worried about layoffs

How you can be proactive when it comes to potential layoffs and take steps now to ensure you’re better able to land on your feet if your job is eliminated.

07:09

7 Oct 22

Hybrid careers are the next development in the future of work (and it doesn’t mean remote work)

The chief people officer of Booz Allen Hamilton explains that hybrid positions don’t emphasize a set list of responsibilities and hierarchies, they are rooted in skills that evolve and develop over time.

Hybrid careers are the next development in the future of work (and it doesn’t mean remote work)

The chief people officer of Booz Allen Hamilton explains that hybrid positions don’t emphasize a set list of responsibilities and hierarchies, they are rooted in skills that evolve and develop over time.

05:16

28 Sep 22

What to do if someone gaslights you at work

In the workplace, gaslighting often happens when someone is trying to change beliefs about who should get the credit or blame for a particular project.

What to do if someone gaslights you at work

In the workplace, gaslighting often happens when someone is trying to change beliefs about who should get the credit or blame for a particular project.

04:22

27 Sep 22

How to ask your boss for more meaningful work

How to ask your boss for more meaningful work. It’s important to frame your request in the right way.

How to ask your boss for more meaningful work

How to ask your boss for more meaningful work. It’s important to frame your request in the right way.

04:10

26 Sep 22

There’s one thing that makes employees want to return to the office, says a new Microsoft report

In its new report on state of the hybrid workplace, Microsoft says successful companies are backing off of office mandates.

There’s one thing that makes employees want to return to the office, says a new Microsoft report

In its new report on state of the hybrid workplace, Microsoft says successful companies are backing off of office mandates.

04:40

23 Sep 22

The labor movement isn’t just about wages anymore, says U.S. Labor Secretary

In a stark change, union leaders aren’t primarily interested in wages, but in better working conditions.

The labor movement isn’t just about wages anymore, says U.S. Labor Secretary

In a stark change, union leaders aren’t primarily interested in wages, but in better working conditions.

04:00

22 Sep 22

What would a European recession mean for the U.S. economy?

Europe is dealing with an inflation problem that’s ‘even worse than the U.S.’s,’ experts say.

What would a European recession mean for the U.S. economy?

Europe is dealing with an inflation problem that’s ‘even worse than the U.S.’s,’ experts say.

02:51

21 Sep 22

Remote workers returning to the office are feeling the pain of pricey commutes and lunches

Thanks to inflation, it’s even more expensive for workers to make the trek back into offices or physical workspaces.

Remote workers returning to the office are feeling the pain of pricey commutes and lunches

Thanks to inflation, it’s even more expensive for workers to make the trek back into offices or physical workspaces.

03:27

20 Sep 22

We all know about ‘quiet quitting.’ Now there’s ‘quiet firing,’ too

It’s a rebranding of a problem that’s been around for a while, thanks to bad bosses. Here’s what you need to know.

We all know about ‘quiet quitting.’ Now there’s ‘quiet firing,’ too

It’s a rebranding of a problem that’s been around for a while, thanks to bad bosses. Here’s what you need to know.

06:00

19 Sep 22

Job seekers: A 50-year-old social theory could be the key to your success on LinkedIn

In a new study, researchers at MIT, Harvard, and Stanford found that weaker social connections on LinkedIn were more beneficial than stronger ones.

Job seekers: A 50-year-old social theory could be the key to your success on LinkedIn

In a new study, researchers at MIT, Harvard, and Stanford found that weaker social connections on LinkedIn were more beneficial than stronger ones.

03:26

16 Sep 22

Laid off by Big Tech? Big Pharma wants you

As layoffs mount at tech firms, biotechs and pharmaceutical companies are scooping up employees with AI and data science experience.

Laid off by Big Tech? Big Pharma wants you

As layoffs mount at tech firms, biotechs and pharmaceutical companies are scooping up employees with AI and data science experience.

04:55

15 Sep 22

American-made GE light bulbs are going extinct. Union workers say they ‘hold GE responsible’

Reps for General Electric’s largest union say that many jobs will be lost as a result of its announced three-way split.

American-made GE light bulbs are going extinct. Union workers say they ‘hold GE responsible’

Reps for General Electric’s largest union say that many jobs will be lost as a result of its announced three-way split.

04:14

5 Aug 22

The dark side of the sales industry: It’s filled with Machiavellians, narcissists, and psychopaths

According to a new study in the ‘Journal of Marketing,’ a ‘dark triad’ of personality traits makes for a great salesperson.

The dark side of the sales industry: It’s filled with Machiavellians, narcissists, and psychopaths

According to a new study in the ‘Journal of Marketing,’ a ‘dark triad’ of personality traits makes for a great salesperson.

03:53

4 Aug 22

Airbnb says bookings are rising despite economic pressure

Consumers are still putting their dollars toward travel and experiences despite broader economic concerns, according to Airbnb’s most recent earnings report.

Airbnb says bookings are rising despite economic pressure

Consumers are still putting their dollars toward travel and experiences despite broader economic concerns, according to Airbnb’s most recent earnings report.

03:50

3 Aug 22

Call it a recession or not—the economy is very weird right now

Are we truly in a recession or not? The debate obscures just how bonkers the economy has been behaving this year.

Call it a recession or not—the economy is very weird right now

Are we truly in a recession or not? The debate obscures just how bonkers the economy has been behaving this year.

06:14

2 Aug 22

Is my job recession proof? Low unemployment is a saving grace, but some industries are safer bets

Is my job recession proof? Low unemployment is a saving grace, but some industries are safer bets

Is my job recession proof? Low unemployment is a saving grace, but some industries are safer bets

Is my job recession proof? Low unemployment is a saving grace, but some industries are safer bets

04:38

1 Aug 22

Social networking as we know it is likely on its way out

Facebook’s morph into a TikTok-like platform could spell the beginning of the end for social networking.

Social networking as we know it is likely on its way out

Facebook’s morph into a TikTok-like platform could spell the beginning of the end for social networking.

06:03

29 Jul 22

A Russian ISS exit could give NASA a hangover—then leave cosmonauts grounded

If Russia really does leave the International Space Station after 2024, its space agency would take a clear backseat to international competition.

A Russian ISS exit could give NASA a hangover—then leave cosmonauts grounded

If Russia really does leave the International Space Station after 2024, its space agency would take a clear backseat to international competition.

07:11

28 Jul 22

Why is there a pilot shortage? 6 factors that are contributing to the airline industry crisis

U.S. air carriers are scrambling to fill cockpits this summer, but they’re facing hurdles from retiring baby boomers to pandemic fallout.

Why is there a pilot shortage? 6 factors that are contributing to the airline industry crisis

U.S. air carriers are scrambling to fill cockpits this summer, but they’re facing hurdles from retiring baby boomers to pandemic fallout.

06:55

27 Jul 22

Abortion surveillance tech could create an American refugee crisis

The fall of Roe v. Wade portends a far darker future—one where states have the tools to track and punish their residents for abortions out of state.

Abortion surveillance tech could create an American refugee crisis

The fall of Roe v. Wade portends a far darker future—one where states have the tools to track and punish their residents for abortions out of state.

05:16

26 Jul 22

Despite inflation and market volatility, charitable giving is up in 2022

Charitable donors invested in contributions in advance, prepping for potential crises such as the worldwide pandemic and the war in Ukraine.

Despite inflation and market volatility, charitable giving is up in 2022

Charitable donors invested in contributions in advance, prepping for potential crises such as the worldwide pandemic and the war in Ukraine.

04:29

25 Jul 22

How Pink Sauce became TikTok’s most viral—and controversial—condiment

A mystery food product called Pink Sauce that has taken over TikTok may be even more gross than it looks.

How Pink Sauce became TikTok’s most viral—and controversial—condiment

A mystery food product called Pink Sauce that has taken over TikTok may be even more gross than it looks.

04:06

22 Jul 22

Mattel broadens its horizons with SpaceX partnership for new rocket ship toys

The announcement comes on the anniversary of the day that humans first walked on the moon.

Mattel broadens its horizons with SpaceX partnership for new rocket ship toys

The announcement comes on the anniversary of the day that humans first walked on the moon.

03:39

21 Jul 22

Fad or frenzy, BeReal is having a real moment right now

The anti-Instagram was born in France, but the United States is emerging as its biggest market, according to data from Sensor Tower.

Fad or frenzy, BeReal is having a real moment right now

The anti-Instagram was born in France, but the United States is emerging as its biggest market, according to data from Sensor Tower.

02:18

20 Jul 22

An abandoned Berlin airport is being transformed into a climate-neutral, car-free neighborhood

An abandoned Berlin airport is being transformed into a climate-neutral, car-free neighborhood

An abandoned Berlin airport is being transformed into a climate-neutral, car-free neighborhood

An abandoned Berlin airport is being transformed into a climate-neutral, car-free neighborhood

04:57

19 Jul 22

Bad news: The gender pay gap is even worse for freelancers

On average, women charge significantly less than men for similar types of freelance work, according to a new study.

Bad news: The gender pay gap is even worse for freelancers

On average, women charge significantly less than men for similar types of freelance work, according to a new study.

02:26

18 Jul 22

Amazon shares Ring doorbell footage with law enforcement, sometimes without the user’s permission

More cameras in homes could mean more surveillance footage for cops, and owners may not always be aware that their data is being shared.

Amazon shares Ring doorbell footage with law enforcement, sometimes without the user’s permission

More cameras in homes could mean more surveillance footage for cops, and owners may not always be aware that their data is being shared.

03:25

15 Jul 22

How the AARP is using $3.4 million to improve hundreds of communities for older Americans

‘The future is older Americans and communities. There are very few places that are not aging.’

How the AARP is using $3.4 million to improve hundreds of communities for older Americans

‘The future is older Americans and communities. There are very few places that are not aging.’

05:38

14 Jul 22

California is going to make its own insulin to fight high prices. Here’s how it might work

Civica, a nonprofit pharma company that is working on making generic insulin available throughout the U.S., is one of the contenders to help the state lower the cost of the lifesaving drug.

California is going to make its own insulin to fight high prices. Here’s how it might work

Civica, a nonprofit pharma company that is working on making generic insulin available throughout the U.S., is one of the contenders to help the state lower the cost of the lifesaving drug.

05:18

13 Jul 22

You’re probably spending too much time ‘Slack-splaining’

In written digital communications, we have a tendency to overexplain to ensure there isn’t a misunderstanding. But there’s a cost.

You’re probably spending too much time ‘Slack-splaining’

In written digital communications, we have a tendency to overexplain to ensure there isn’t a misunderstanding. But there’s a cost.

06:23

12 Jul 22

Why so many people dislike Uber

A new consumer-sentiment study finds Uber ranks near the bottom of the companies studied.

Why so many people dislike Uber

A new consumer-sentiment study finds Uber ranks near the bottom of the companies studied.

04:35

11 Jul 22

Seeking mental health services? Beware of ‘phantom’ providers

More Americans are seeking critical mental health services, but a new study out of Oregon suggests access may be more restricted than it looks on paper.

Seeking mental health services? Beware of ‘phantom’ providers

More Americans are seeking critical mental health services, but a new study out of Oregon suggests access may be more restricted than it looks on paper.

02:48

8 Jul 22

This AI algorithm supposedly predicts big-city crime before it happens. Is that a good idea?

Crime prediction has long been controversial, but University of Chicago researchers argue their new model could be used to monitor the police themselves.

This AI algorithm supposedly predicts big-city crime before it happens. Is that a good idea?

Crime prediction has long been controversial, but University of Chicago researchers argue their new model could be used to monitor the police themselves.

04:05

7 Jul 22

Gen Z employees have become the default office tech support—and they’re not happy about it

According to a new survey, older workers often rely on younger colleagues for tech-related issues. In many cases, they could’ve just googled it.

Gen Z employees have become the default office tech support—and they’re not happy about it

According to a new survey, older workers often rely on younger colleagues for tech-related issues. In many cases, they could’ve just googled it.

02:52

6 Jul 22

We’re already in a recession, according to the Fed’s GDP tracker

As the Fed GDP tracker forecasts U.S. recession, Meta and other companies batten down the hatches.

We’re already in a recession, according to the Fed’s GDP tracker

As the Fed GDP tracker forecasts U.S. recession, Meta and other companies batten down the hatches.

03:44

4 Jul 22

The Boring Company takes Las Vegas: Elon Musk’s underground tunnels expand beneath Sin City

The Resorts World Las Vegas passenger station will be the first of more than 55 stops that will form the Vegas Loop.

The Boring Company takes Las Vegas: Elon Musk’s underground tunnels expand beneath Sin City

The Resorts World Las Vegas passenger station will be the first of more than 55 stops that will form the Vegas Loop.

03:27

1 Jul 22

Many large companies that vowed to leave Russia are still active there

A watchdog organization claims that many large companies—including Apple, Disney, Goldman Sachs, and Citigroup—are still doing business in Russia.

Many large companies that vowed to leave Russia are still active there

A watchdog organization claims that many large companies—including Apple, Disney, Goldman Sachs, and Citigroup—are still doing business in Russia.

04:55

30 Jun 22

No more parties at Airbnbs: The company makes its party ban permanent

Originally designed to prevent large social gatherings during COVID-19, the company now cites long-term safety as its reasoning for continuing its no-party policy

No more parties at Airbnbs: The company makes its party ban permanent

Originally designed to prevent large social gatherings during COVID-19, the company now cites long-term safety as its reasoning for continuing its no-party policy

03:14

29 Jun 22

How ‘new collar workers’ can help companies push past the Great Resignation

They’re a self-starting new pool of tech talent from non-conventional backgrounds just ready for the plucking. Is your company open to and ready for them?

How ‘new collar workers’ can help companies push past the Great Resignation

They’re a self-starting new pool of tech talent from non-conventional backgrounds just ready for the plucking. Is your company open to and ready for them?

06:23

28 Jun 22

When it comes to advertising, Netflix co-CEO says it wants to be “better than TV”

Speaking at Cannes Lions, Netflix co-CEO Ted Sarandos outlined the streaming giant’s goals for its new ad tier.

When it comes to advertising, Netflix co-CEO says it wants to be “better than TV”

Speaking at Cannes Lions, Netflix co-CEO Ted Sarandos outlined the streaming giant’s goals for its new ad tier.

03:55

27 Jun 22

Airbnb is giving out $10 million to design OMG! homes

An ambitious fund for 100 winners will back Airbnb’s new design strategy.

Airbnb is giving out $10 million to design OMG! homes

An ambitious fund for 100 winners will back Airbnb’s new design strategy.

03:56

24 Jun 22

IRS tax refund delays: Finally, some good news if you’ve been waiting for a check

Staffers at the Internal Revenue Service have been working overtime to get through a massive backlog of returns. They just reached a significant milestone.

IRS tax refund delays: Finally, some good news if you’ve been waiting for a check

Staffers at the Internal Revenue Service have been working overtime to get through a massive backlog of returns. They just reached a significant milestone.

03:27

23 Jun 22

Post-Roe, the morning after pill will be crucial. Startups are racing to increase access

Stix will start selling emergency contraception today, and it’s also launching billboards near crisis pregnancy centers to help combat misinformation.

Post-Roe, the morning after pill will be crucial. Startups are racing to increase access

Stix will start selling emergency contraception today, and it’s also launching billboards near crisis pregnancy centers to help combat misinformation.

07:32

22 Jun 22

Celsius ‘pauses’ social media communications and warns liquidity stabilization ‘will take time’

Celsius is pausing its Twitter Spaces and Reddit AMAs, angering users who are seeking more communication from the company.

Celsius ‘pauses’ social media communications and warns liquidity stabilization ‘will take time’

Celsius is pausing its Twitter Spaces and Reddit AMAs, angering users who are seeking more communication from the company.

02:35

21 Jun 22

Here’s why Revlon just filed for bankruptcy—no, it’s not because of the #NoMakeup movement

Following years of financial troubles, Revlon’s filing comes at a time of shifting competition in the beauty industry.

Here’s why Revlon just filed for bankruptcy—no, it’s not because of the #NoMakeup movement

Following years of financial troubles, Revlon’s filing comes at a time of shifting competition in the beauty industry.

04:31

20 Jun 22

Fanatics names a new CEO to oversee collectibles business, including Topps and Candy Digital

Mike Mahan, an entrepreneur and the former CEO of Dick Clark Productions, will take the reins at Fanatics Collectibles.

Fanatics names a new CEO to oversee collectibles business, including Topps and Candy Digital

Mike Mahan, an entrepreneur and the former CEO of Dick Clark Productions, will take the reins at Fanatics Collectibles.

03:19

17 Jun 22

Crypto hiring is still happening at these companies despite mass layoffs elsewhere

One crypto firm is hiring over 2,000 employees as others announce up to 20% cuts to their workforce.

Crypto hiring is still happening at these companies despite mass layoffs elsewhere

One crypto firm is hiring over 2,000 employees as others announce up to 20% cuts to their workforce.

02:45

16 Jun 22

Stressed out and miserable at work? You have lots of company

Among workers surveyed by Gallup, 60% reported feeling ’emotionally detached’ while at work, and 19% consistently feel ‘miserable.’

Stressed out and miserable at work? You have lots of company

Among workers surveyed by Gallup, 60% reported feeling ’emotionally detached’ while at work, and 19% consistently feel ‘miserable.’

03:30

15 Jun 22

Your employees love summer Fridays, but they might be too exhausted to enjoy them

The vast majority of employees want to take advantage of this popular workplace perk, but 62% end up canceling plans.

Your employees love summer Fridays, but they might be too exhausted to enjoy them

The vast majority of employees want to take advantage of this popular workplace perk, but 62% end up canceling plans.

02:28

14 Jun 22

CPI report shows inflation has not peaked yet. Here’s why.

The 8.6% increase is the highest since 1981. Many of the broader price increases were due to the continuous upward march of food, gas, and shelter costs.

CPI report shows inflation has not peaked yet. Here’s why.

The 8.6% increase is the highest since 1981. Many of the broader price increases were due to the continuous upward march of food, gas, and shelter costs.

03:01

13 Jun 22

Brands need more than rainbow-colored products if they want to celebrate Pride in 2022

Brands need more than rainbow-colored products if they want to celebrate Pride in 2022

Brands need more than rainbow-colored products if they want to celebrate Pride in 2022

Brands need more than rainbow-colored products if they want to celebrate Pride in 2022

04:33

10 Jun 22

SpaceX Starlink IPO: Elon Musk pushes date back to at least 2025

In 2019, Musk said breaking Starlink off from SpaceX as a publicly traded company could happen around 2022. Now that timeline has been delayed by years.

SpaceX Starlink IPO: Elon Musk pushes date back to at least 2025

In 2019, Musk said breaking Starlink off from SpaceX as a publicly traded company could happen around 2022. Now that timeline has been delayed by years.

02:31

9 Jun 22

IRS audits are on the rise: Your chances are now double if you’re in this income range

After years of lax enforcement, the Internal Revenue Service appears to be getting more serious about tax audits for people who make six figures and higher.

IRS audits are on the rise: Your chances are now double if you’re in this income range

After years of lax enforcement, the Internal Revenue Service appears to be getting more serious about tax audits for people who make six figures and higher.

04:29

8 Jun 22

Why so many tech whistleblowers are women

Women appear more willing than men to report wrongdoing when they can do so confidentially.

Why so many tech whistleblowers are women

Women appear more willing than men to report wrongdoing when they can do so confidentially.

07:13

7 Jun 22

Why are so many high-income Americans living paycheck to paycheck?

“Lifestyle creep” occurs when an individual’s standard of living increases along with his or her income, but that’s not the whole picture here. Why are so many high-income Americans living paycheck to paycheck?

Why are so many high-income Americans living paycheck to paycheck?

“Lifestyle creep” occurs when an individual’s standard of living increases along with his or her income, but that’s not the whole picture here. Why are so many high-income Americans living paycheck to paycheck?

04:45

6 Jun 22

How to get budding TikTok stars to hype your products, without paying influencer prices

Brands like Scrub Daddy are partnering with up-and-coming TikTok stars before they get big—and expensive.

How to get budding TikTok stars to hype your products, without paying influencer prices

Brands like Scrub Daddy are partnering with up-and-coming TikTok stars before they get big—and expensive.

05:29

3 Jun 22

Drink up! A few cups of coffee a day might keep death at bay

But researchers aren’t sure whether it’s the coffee itself or the socio-economic status of those who can afford multiple cups a day.

Drink up! A few cups of coffee a day might keep death at bay

But researchers aren’t sure whether it’s the coffee itself or the socio-economic status of those who can afford multiple cups a day.

02:09

2 Jun 22

Why Jones Road is paying customers to post TikToks about its products

Some customers of Bobbi Brown’s makeup brand are receiving $1 for every 100 views of their TikTok videos about the products.

Why Jones Road is paying customers to post TikToks about its products

Some customers of Bobbi Brown’s makeup brand are receiving $1 for every 100 views of their TikTok videos about the products.

06:33

1 Jun 22

Loneliness, social isolation, and financial exploitation can go hand in hand for older adults

More than a third of adults over the age of 45 are lonely, and a quarter of those over 65 may be socially isolated. That comes with financial risks, too.

Loneliness, social isolation, and financial exploitation can go hand in hand for older adults

More than a third of adults over the age of 45 are lonely, and a quarter of those over 65 may be socially isolated. That comes with financial risks, too.

04:19

31 May 22

90% of Asian Americans worry about being attacked as anti-Asian violence and hate crimes spike

A shooting at a Dallas hair salon this month is part of a wave of attacks against Asian Americans, prompting many to change their daily routines.

90% of Asian Americans worry about being attacked as anti-Asian violence and hate crimes spike

A shooting at a Dallas hair salon this month is part of a wave of attacks against Asian Americans, prompting many to change their daily routines.

04:07

27 May 22

Amazon opens its first fashion store in Los Angeles

The 30,000-square-foot retail space features fitting rooms where the Amazon Style algorithm will deposit suggested pieces for shoppers to try on.

Amazon opens its first fashion store in Los Angeles

The 30,000-square-foot retail space features fitting rooms where the Amazon Style algorithm will deposit suggested pieces for shoppers to try on.

03:11

26 May 22

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