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  • 19-year-old wunderkind Christian Pulisic talks being the savior of American soccer, playing in Bundesliga, and his love of candy
    Business Insider UK24 minutes ago

    19-year-old wunderkind Christian Pulisic talks being the savior of American soccer, playing in Bundesliga, and his love of candy

    Christian Pulisic rose to fame with the U.S. Men's National Team, becoming the star of the roster now and the hope for its future. Pulisic, who also plays professionally with Borussia Dortmund, said he has earned the respect of international players with his play. Pulisic said he'll still watch

  • Resistance makes subtle impact even where Trump is popular
    Associated Press32 minutes ago

    Resistance makes subtle impact even where Trump is popular

    EDMOND, Oklahoma (AP) — Vicki Toombs was watching the returns on election night 2016 when her phone buzzed — a text from her 22-year-old son Beau in Chicago. Beau, who is gay, was afraid that the new administration would end the Affordable Care Act and with it the insurance he and his friends used to

  • Poor People's Campaign Is The Angry Response To Inequality America Needs
    HuffPost40 minutes ago

    Poor People's Campaign Is The Angry Response To Inequality America Needs

    For the past half century, Americans have allowed the wealthy to get away with

  • If you’re looking for the next hot job, expect to do this for free
    CNBC40 minutes ago

    If you’re looking for the next hot job, expect to do this for free

    Unemployment rates are low. Employers' standards remain high. The next time you're interviewing for a job, expect to take an assignment home with you. Here's how to deal with it.

  • Finance industry should rethink communications with older people, says Age UK
    PA Money Newslast month

    Finance industry should rethink communications with older people, says Age UK

    Older people would prefer a more down-to-earth approach and language from the financial services sector, the charity argues.

  • Reuters - UK Focuslast month

    BORSE EUROPA mosse in apertura, incognita su titoli produttori chip

    Le borse europee sono mosse oggi in apertura e, a causa della presentazione di alcune trimestrali, il mercato non è riuscito prendere una direzione precisa, mentre il comparto dei produttori dei chip è ...

  • Reuters - UK Focuslast month

    BORSE EUROPA deboli con Ubs, pesa rialzo rendimenti bond

    Le borse europee sono deboli oggi, appesantite dai dati insoddisfacenti del gigante bancario svizzero Ubs e dal rialzo del rendimento dei bond. **Alle 10,25 italiane il paneuropeo STOXX 600 registra -0,24%. ...

  • “Strong men wanted”: Tech hiring in China is rife with blatantly sexist job ads
    Quartzlast month

    “Strong men wanted”: Tech hiring in China is rife with blatantly sexist job ads

    A review of nearly 40,000 job ads posted in the last five years shows how blatant sexism can be when it comes to hiring in China—even on the part of some of the country’s most global tech titans. The report from US-based nonprofit Human Rights Watch found that Chinese employers, from civil services to

  • Royal Mail boss Moya Greene to step down
    Sky Newslast month

    Royal Mail boss Moya Greene to step down

    Royal Mail (LSE: RMG.L - news) 's chief executive Moya Greene is to step down after more than eight years in charge with almost £1m in pay and bonus. Rico Back, the head of Royal Mail's parcels delivery arm GLS, will take over as the new chief executive, as was reported by Sky News last week

  • Retirees still providing financial support to family members, survey finds
    PA Money Newslast month

    Retirees still providing financial support to family members, survey finds

    Around a fifth of people expecting to retire this year estimate they provide more than £500 a month to family members.

  • Eight out of 10 big firms pay men more than women
    Sky News2 months ago

    Eight out of 10 big firms pay men more than women

    Britain's biggest companies have lifted the lid on gender pay gap - with eight out of 10 admitting they pay men more than women. Some 78% of companies said they have a gender pay gap in favour of men, with 14% saying they have a median pay gap in favour of women and 8% having no gender pay gap.

  • Gender pay gap: 78% of firms paying men more than women
    PA Money News2 months ago

    Gender pay gap: 78% of firms paying men more than women

    The deadline has now passed for organisations to report their salary figures.

  • This year, the H-1B visa will find fewer takers among India’s big IT companies
    Quartz2 months ago

    This year, the H-1B visa will find fewer takers among India’s big IT companies

    The number of hoops companies have to jump through to bring foreign workers into the US is only growing under the Trump administration. And Indian IT firms are no longer up for the hassle. The pool of applicants for H-1B visas has been churned. Indian outsourcing companies are now scaling back while

  • GM’s dress code is only two words
    Quartz2 months ago

    GM’s dress code is only two words

    When asked what men can do to improve women’s lives at work, Mary Barra gets straight to the point: “Stop making assumptions,” she tells Quartz. As chief executive at General Motors, Barra practices what she preaches. Her management philosophy is epitomized by GM’s workplace dress code—which is equally

  • Hilton Hotels’ newest upgrades are strictly for staff
    Quartz2 months ago

    Hilton Hotels’ newest upgrades are strictly for staff

    Behind the graceful lobbies and elegant dining rooms of luxury hotels are the grim, windowless spaces where employees work, eat, and try to relax. Kitchens are chaotic, hallways are scuffed and cluttered, break rooms furnished with mismatched or broken chairs retired from guest rooms. Hotels will spend

  • Indian companies often prefer to hire men over women—and pay them more
    Quartz2 months ago

    Indian companies often prefer to hire men over women—and pay them more

    India’s female labour force participation rate is among the lowest in the world, and one reason for this is that employers just don’t want to hire women. In a study of 830,929 job advertisements posted on blue collar jobs portal Babajobs.com (which later merged with QuikrJobs), between 2007 and 2017,

  • Sky News2 months ago

    28m apply for 90,000 jobs at Indian Railways

    At least 28 million people have applied for a job with Indian Railways after its latest nationwide recruitment drive. The world's 10th largest employer is offering 90,000 positions across the country to prospective engine drivers and other workers. Around 26,000 assistant train driver jobs have

  • Handy is quietly lobbying state lawmakers to declare its workers aren’t employees
    Quartz2 months ago

    Handy is quietly lobbying state lawmakers to declare its workers aren’t employees

    Should Uber drivers, Handy cleaners, and other “gig economy” workers be considered employees? Conference panels, think tanks, newspaper op-ed sections, and the courts have debated the question for years, and now it has quietly landed in the laps of state lawmakers. Within the last six months, legislators

  • 'Perfect storm' for retailers, warns McDonald's boss
    Sky News2 months ago

    'Perfect storm' for retailers, warns McDonald's boss

    Britain's retailers are facing "a perfect storm" that will see businesses squeezed and more corporate failures, according to the UK boss of McDonald's. In an exclusive interview for Sky News, Paul Pomroy said he had made the "bold decision" to keep investing in restaurants

  • Sky says gender representation is cause of 17.5% pay gap
    PA Money News2 months ago

    Sky says gender representation is cause of 17.5% pay gap

    The company said equal pay is not the issue.

  • What to do when your boss is a terrible manager
    Quartz2 months ago

    What to do when your boss is a terrible manager

    Everyone’s dream is to work for a strong, effective, omniscient leader. The unfortunate reality, though, is that virtually every leader is flawed, and some are just downright weak and ineffective. Chances are if you haven’t had a weak boss yet, at some point in your career you will. There are specific

  • 'Superman' Li Ka-shing confirms retirement at age 89
    Sky News2 months ago

    'Superman' Li Ka-shing confirms retirement at age 89

    Li Ka-shing, the Hong Kong businessman dubbed 'Superman', has confirmed he will retire in May ahead of his 90th birthday. The announcement was made in a regulatory filing to the Hong Kong stock exchange via his sprawling ports-to-telecoms company CK Hutchison (CKH), which includes the UK mobile

  • 'Superman' Li Ka-shing confirms retirement at the age of 89
    Sky News2 months ago

    'Superman' Li Ka-shing confirms retirement at the age of 89

    Li ka-Shing, the Hong Kong businessman dubbed 'Superman', has confirmed he will retire in May ahead of his 90th birthday. The announcement was made in a regulatory filing to the Hong Kong stock exchange via his sprawling ports-to-telecoms company CK Hutchison (CKH), which includes the UK mobile

  • Prudential demerger to result in two FTSE 100 companies
    Sky News2 months ago

    Prudential demerger to result in two FTSE 100 companies

    For a lot of people, the Prudential (SES: K6S.SI - news) is synonymous with the "Man (Swiss: MAN.SW - news) from the Pru (HKSE: 2378-OL.HK - news) ", the friendly door-to-door agent who, for almost 150 years, collected insurance premiums from millions of Britons. In Asia and the US, the

  • Spring statement 2018: Upgraded growth and borrowing sees Philip Hammond hint at spend boost
    Sky News2 months ago

    Spring statement 2018: Upgraded growth and borrowing sees Philip Hammond hint at spend boost

    Philip Hammond offered the prospect of a boost to public spending later this year as he presented upgraded growth forecasts and predictions of falling inflation, debt and borrowing in his spring statement. The Chancellor declared there is "light at the end of the tunnel" after years of belt-tightening

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