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  • There is no winning for marketers in the age of Trump, a divided America and the constant social media outrage loop
    Business Insider UK49 minutes ago

    There is no winning for marketers in the age of Trump, a divided America and the constant social media outrage loop

    There is no winning for brands in today's hyper-polarized and divisive environment, where the social media outrage cycle runs on a constant loop. The outrage cycle has always been a constant feature of social media. Just ask Keurig. The coffee company was one of the first brands to announce that

  • 'We should expect to see another outbreak': Reports of illnesses from Chipotle are soaring (CMG)
    Business Insider UK52 minutes ago

    'We should expect to see another outbreak': Reports of illnesses from Chipotle are soaring (CMG)

    The rate of self-reported foodborne illnesses is higher for Chipotle than any other restaurant chain in the US, according to IWasPoisoned.com. The data indicates another outbreak attributed to Chipotle is possible within the next six to 12 months, according to the website's founder. Chipotle'

  • 6 things we learned in the latest College Football Playoff ranking
    Business Insider UK1 hour ago

    6 things we learned in the latest College Football Playoff ranking

    Alabama is the new No. 1 team in the College Football Playoff ranking. The committee is seemingly ignoring Clemson's loss to Syracuse. As many as seven teams still control their own destinies and Notre Dame fell one spot too far.

  • While filming for his new show, comedian Rob Huebel had to convince people not to sell naked videos of him and Justin Long to TMZ
    Business Insider UK1 hour ago

    While filming for his new show, comedian Rob Huebel had to convince people not to sell naked videos of him and Justin Long to TMZ

    Huebel said that beachgoers immediately started filming them, and the producers had to convince them to stop. While filming an episode of his new YouTube Red series, "Do You Want to See a Dead Body?," comedian Rob Huebel had to get his producers to sway people not to sell naked videos of him

  • We built a “career map” to help non-managers find ways to advance
    Quartz10 days ago

    We built a “career map” to help non-managers find ways to advance

    Becoming a manager used to be the primary goal in most organizations, but today, many employees want to make a significant impact without managing people. This shift is challenging traditional organizational structures in which gaining direct reports was once the only way for tenured employees to have

  • Reuters - UK Focus11 days ago

    Shortage of EU workers pushing up UK pay - survey of recruiters

    British employers are having to raise their pay offers to hire new staff and counter a growing shortage of European Union workers ahead of Brexit, a group representing recruitment firms said on Wednesday. The Recruitment and Employment Confederation said its monthly survey showed starting salaries rose

  • Reuters - UK Focus11 days ago

    Former CIT air leasing boss to run Airbus Americas

    Airbus said on Tuesday it had appointed aircraft industry veteran Jeff Knittel to be the next head of its American operations, starting in 2018. Knittel is a high-profile figure in the aircraft leasing industry who until recently served as president of CIT Transportation Finance, up until its $10 billion

  • Reuters - UK Focus15 days ago

    U.S. job growth picks up; flat wages raise consumer spending worries

    U.S. job growth accelerated in October after hurricane-related disruptions in the prior month, but wages grew at their slowest annual pace in more than 1-1/2 years in a sign that inflation probably will remain benign. Nonfarm payrolls increased by 261,000 last month as 106,000 leisure and hospitality

  • Sky News15 days ago

    UK's most 'sexist' city in gender pay gap revealed

    Men in some cities are being paid up to 54% more than women, according to a new survey.

  • Will Silicon Valley’s gender-bias cases look different in a post-Weinstein world?
    Quartz15 days ago

    Will Silicon Valley’s gender-bias cases look different in a post-Weinstein world?

    Two years ago, Katherine Moussouris, an ex-Microsoft engineer, filed a lawsuit against her former employer, accusing the company of discriminating against women in technical jobs, and failing to sufficiently investigate systemic bias against women at the firm. Now, according to Bloomberg, she and two

  • The networking faux pas almost everyone makes
    Quartz19 days ago

    The networking faux pas almost everyone makes

    About once a month, I get an email, Facebook message, or text informing me that someone—usually someone I barely know, or have never met—applied or wants to apply to Quartz or another publication owned by our parent company. This person (or their courier) rarely asks me to do anything. But the outreach

  • Hammond's £20bn black hole may mean it's time to scrap deficit target, says IFS
    Sky News19 days ago

    Hammond's £20bn black hole may mean it's time to scrap deficit target, says IFS

    The Chancellor faces an increasingly stark choice on whether to prioritise deficit reduction or public spending according to new analysis predicting a near £20bn Budget black hole. Philip Hammond may have to abandon his goal to balance the books if, as expected, official forecasters sharply downgrade

  • Kids Company bosses seek voluntary board bans
    Sky News21 days ago

    Kids Company bosses seek voluntary board bans

    The former trustees of Kids Company are seeking to avoid court action by agreeing to voluntary boardroom bans in the aftermath of its collapse. Sky News has learnt that lawyers for a number of the charity's ex-directors are in talks with the Government's Insolvency Service about giving formal

  • Trump has done 18 of his 23 mainstream TV interviews with Fox News
    Quartz23 days ago

    Trump has done 18 of his 23 mainstream TV interviews with Fox News

    Donald Trump’s love of morning show Fox & Friends is no secret (paywall). Nor is his “billionaire bromance” with media mogul and Fox owner Rupert Murdoch. So it’s little surprise that yesterday he gave his 18th interview to the channel—plus another one for Fox News Radio, according to CBS White House

  • Corporate America’s insistence on four-year degrees is a costly mistake
    Quartz24 days ago

    Corporate America’s insistence on four-year degrees is a costly mistake

    A four-year college degree, long seen as the ticket to the upper ranks of American society, is increasingly becoming a necessary credential for even a middle-class existence. Dozens of occupations—from bookkeepers to administrative assistants—can now require college degrees when none was required before

  • “Burnout” is not only a personal problem, it’s a workplace problem
    Quartz29 days ago

    “Burnout” is not only a personal problem, it’s a workplace problem

    As “burnout” among workers has gained attention in the popular media, a conventional wisdom has developed around avoiding it. Essentially, the advice is to “take care of yourself.” Be healthy. Be strong. Be resilient. Be smarter about time management. Don’t let the stressors get to you—fight on and overcome

  • Twitter doesn’t need more policies, it needs diverse moderators
    Quartz29 days ago

    Twitter doesn’t need more policies, it needs diverse moderators

    Last week, when actress Rose McGowan’s Twitter account was suspended, a boycott of the social media platform was called. Thousands people refrained from using Twitter for one day in protest of her suspension. But the boycott, which was backed by prominent celebrities, was criticized by some for being

  • Boost for Chancellor as September borrowing lowest for 10 years
    Sky News29 days ago

    Boost for Chancellor as September borrowing lowest for 10 years

    Chancellor Philip Hammond has received a boost ahead of next month's Budget as public sector borrowing in September fell to its lowest in 10 years. The figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) marked the third month in which public finances have performed better than expected - and

  • Boost for Chancellor as September borrowing lowest for ten years
    Sky News29 days ago

    Boost for Chancellor as September borrowing lowest for ten years

    Chancellor Philip Hammond has received a boost ahead of next month's Budget as public sector borrowing in September fell to its lowest in ten years. The figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) marked the third month in which public finances have performed better than expected - and

  • The miracle of compound interest can also apply to your career
    Quartzlast month

    The miracle of compound interest can also apply to your career

    There’s a (likely apocryphal) quote attributed to Albert Einstein that goes like this: “Compound interest is the eighth wonder of the world. He who understands it, earns it…he who doesn’t…pays it.” We’ve all heard about the power of compound interest as it applies to something like our retirement account

  • My company and twins are both less than a year old—here’s what I’ve learned
    Quartzlast month

    My company and twins are both less than a year old—here’s what I’ve learned

    Within the last year, I have moved across the country, immersed myself in a new industry, and launched a new company. But most notably, I became a father. With the joy of welcoming newborn twins into the world this past November, I experienced a tectonic shift. My personal vision, my professional rituals

  • Walmart—yes, Walmart—is making changes that could help solve America’s wealth inequality problem
    Quartzlast month

    Walmart—yes, Walmart—is making changes that could help solve America’s wealth inequality problem

    Bentonville, Arkansas There are two basic ways to close the inequality gap in America, now among the widest in the developed world. We can diminish the income of the highest-paid 1%—those whose households make roughly $1.4 million year—via progressive taxation and new rules giving shareholders more control

  • More than one in 10 people cutting back spending as they prepare for Brexit, survey finds
    PA Money Newslast month

    More than one in 10 people cutting back spending as they prepare for Brexit, survey finds

    Remain voters were twice as likely to say they were cutting back as those who voted Leave, Nationwide Current Accounts found.

  • Investor in Scotsman owner Johnston Press sparks boardroom battle
    Sky Newslast month

    Investor in Scotsman owner Johnston Press sparks boardroom battle

    The second-largest investor in Johnston Press (LSE: JPR.L - news) , the owner of The Scotsman and i newspapers, will next week ignite a battle for control of its board by demanding a shareholder meeting to oust its chairman. Sky News has learnt that Christen Ager-Hanssen, a Norwegian businessman whose

  • Technology will continue to kill IT jobs—but there’s still hope for Indian engineers
    Quartzlast month

    Technology will continue to kill IT jobs—but there’s still hope for Indian engineers

    Once a powerhouse of job creation, India’s IT sector has slammed the brakes on hiring in recent months, even as newer industries like e-commerce and food technology increase recruitment. The $150 billion IT services industry is among the sectors most disinclined to hire between October 2017 and March

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