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9 Things Richard Branson Says You Should Do to Be Successful and Happy

Branson's approach to making the most of business and life can work for you, too.<p>If you're looking for a model for a fully successful life, it's hard to do much better than Sir Richard Branson. Despite having dyslexia and dropping out of school at 16, he managed to build the Virgin Group into an …

4 Methods for Avoiding Job Search Burnout

Have you been pounding the pavement looking for a job? That's great! You're ready for a better role, higher salary and upward mobility. You're likely getting out of an unsatisfying situation in order to find one with a brighter future.<p>But, let's face it: Until you hear those beautiful words, …

Standard Chartered targets wealthier customers in retail bank revamp

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Standard Chartered Plc (STAN.L) will shift its retail banking focus to affluent clients from ordinary customers and urge them to bank online as part of a broader restructuring led by embattled CEO Peter Sands, a senior executive told Reuters.<p>People walk past the main branch of …

Hong Kong

US authorities are investigating JPMorgan for hiring a China minister's son despite his being a terrible job candidate

Gao Jue, son of minister Gao Hucheng, was hired by JPMorgan and kept on during major job cuts despite an extremely poor performance, and after he inadvertently sent a sexually explicit email to human resources, the paper said.<p>The elder Gao said he was willing to "go extra miles" for the bank if his …

Employment

Standard Chartered axes equities business and cut 4000 jobs[1]

Standard Chartered Chief Executive Peter Sands moved aggressively on Thursday to reverse the Asia-focused bank's fortunes by closing the bulk of its …

Hong Kong protesters face arrest after court rules on evictions

Pro-democracy protesters camped out on the streets of Hong Kong for more than six weeks face arrest after a court authorised police to help bailiffs clear them from occupation sites, a senior government official has warned.<p>The acting chief executive, Carrie Lam, also said there was no room for …

We want every last one of these historic racecar prints

GT40, A110, or 956? Get 'em all.<p>If your walls are feeling a little bare, allow us to point you towards Arthur Schening's excellent prints. Each features a legendary historic racecar—such as the Ford GT40 or Howmet TX turbine car—rendered in loving detail. No, you may never own a Porsche 910, but …

In Vietnam, thieves cash in on growing emotional value of pet dogs

In the golden light of a late Sunday afternoon, around a dozen people gather with their pet dogs at a small park near a lotus pond in Hanoi’s affluent Tay Ho district. The mood is convivial but there’s one topic that puts people on edge – dog thieves.<p>“While I was watching the final of the World …

The One Hire Every Startup Desperately Needs to Make

<i>Nick Marsh is the founder at Makeshift. This post originally appeared on Medium.</i><p>Hard Fork?Hard Fork.HARD FORK<p>I want to introduce a new<br>concept — ‘talent hacking’. I define this as the creative application of technology and data to the problem of building new teams.<p>I’m trying to coin this phrase in …