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By Aldea Boaz | Articles about finding a job, companies hiring practices, and legislation of the business world that might impact your career.

How Robots Are Changing The Business Of Toilet Paper And Diapers

In spite of all the changes brought on by digital technology, humans are essentially analog creatures. For evidence look no further than the consumption of toilet paper and diapers.<p>And while they are readily available and affordable in developed countries, that’s not always the case in the …

Business Development

Netflix Just Fired Its Top PR Boss For Using The N-Word Twice

"His descriptive use of the N-word on at least two occasions at work showed unacceptably low racial awareness and sensitivity," wrote Netflix CEO Reed Hastings.<p>Netflix has fired its top communications boss, Jonathan Friedland, after he used the n-word twice: once at a meeting about sensitive words …

Media Industry

Tesla factory becomes literal dumpster fire after recycling machinery goes up in flames

A machine used to recycle paper caught fire at Tesla’s Fremont, California, campus last night. It was just the latest in a series of unfortunate events for the beleaguered company.<p>In recent months, Tesla has faced criticism for mass layoffs, the erratic behavior of its CEO, Elon Musk, and its …

Tesla

Google Assistant Users No Longer Need to Keep Saying 'Hey Google'

Owners of Google Assistant voice-controlled speakers no longer have to say, “OK, Google” or “Hey, Google” before every question about the weather or …

Android News

Author who studies millionaires: 240 minutes a day separates the rich from everyone else

There are 1,440 minutes in each day. That is the one common denominator we all share. With respect to time, we are all on equal footing. And most …

Self-improvement

Exclusive: Tesla to close a dozen solar facilities in nine states - documents

LOS ANGELES/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Electric car maker Tesla Inc's move last week to cut 9 percent of its workforce will sharply downsize the residential solar business it bought two years ago in a controversial $2.6 billion deal, according to three internal company documents and seven current …

Tesla

Supply Chain Caught in Crossfire of U.S.-China Trade Conflict

The Trump administration’s China tariffs spared some finished goods like smartphones and washing machines, while charges on parts and components …

China

Henry Ford and the Ford Motor Company

Henry Ford (1863-1947)<p>On June 16, 1903, American entrepreneur <b>Henry Ford</b> founded the Ford Motor Company with $28,000 capital. It was not Henry Ford’s …

Ford Motor Company

Ninja loses 40k Twitch subscribers after taking a mere two-day break

Tyler ‘Ninja’ Blevins has shown the brutal and fickle side of making a living on Twitch, revealing how he lost 40k subscribers after taking a break …

Ninja

Theranos Founder Elizabeth Holmes Could Be Facing Decades in Prison

Holmes and former president Ramesh “Sunny” Balwani were indicted for nine counts of wire fraud and two counts of conspiracy to commit wire fraud.<p>Theranos founder <b>Elizabeth Holmes</b>, who has been accused of defrauding investors, doctors, and patients while hawking faulty blood testing technology with …

Corruption

Salesforce Chief Product Officer: Only 15% Of Companies Prepared For Fourth Industrial Revolution

In the beginning was steam. Then electricity, and most recently computing. But the fourth industrial revolution, Salesforce chief product officer Bret Taylor says, is characterized by the rise of intelligence.<p>And only 15% of companies are ready for the shift.<p>“We’re currently in the fourth …

Salesforce

Designer Christian Siriano Says He Literally Tripled His Business by Adding Plus Sizes

Christian Siriano has won huge amounts of acclaim in the past—not just for his gorgeous designs, but for his embrace of pretty much anyone who wants to wear his creations. In an industry still dominated by sample sizes (though it's slowly getting better), Siriano puts an emphasis on being size …

Plus Size

Sixth New York City cab driver dies of suicide after struggling financially

A sixth New York City taxi cab driver took his own life on Friday night, the latest in a string of driver suicides that has shaken the industry and brought attention to its economic hardships.<p>Abduel Saleh, 59, is a Yemeni immigrant and the sixth driver to die of suicide in the past eight months, …

New York City

5 Tips to Think and Act Like A Start-up in your Corporate Gig

Two years ago I packed my bags in Germany and left for Silicon Valley in pursuit of a new intrapreneurship opportunity after 20 years of living and …

Entrepreneurship

This 1 LinkedIn Mistake Is a Huge Red Flag to Hiring Managers

The secret to a good LinkedIn profile is in the text.<p>While LinkedIn has tried to make it easier for us to create a professional summary of our skills and experience, it's still pretty daunting for most people to fill out their online profile. Especially, if you're a job seeker. LinkedIn is …

Employment

Free and Beautifully-Designed Resume Templates

You're reading Free and Beautifully-Designed Resume Templates, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow on …

Graphic Design

AT&T's $85 billion acquisition of Time Warner is complete

After a judge ruled in favor of the acquisition, AT&T has officially swallowed up Time Warner. Now Warner Bros., HBO and Turner are a part of the company's as-yet-unnamed media business, which is one of four segments:<p>AT&T Communications provides mobile, broadband, video and other communications …

Time Warner

This creepy robotic spider is the stuff of nightmares.

Festo's rolling robot is based on the movements of a real spider.

Robotics

Why Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg & Richard Branson Are Investing In These 2 Startups

If you could pick a dream team comprised of the world’s best executives and investors, who would you choose?<p>Well, this dream team already exists — and it has attracted some of the world’s biggest billionaires.<p>Here’s what you need to know.<p><b>Breakthrough Energy Ventures: The Dream Team</b><p>Breakthrough …

Venture Capital

In a Surprise Move, Elon Musk Just Made What Might Be His Biggest Announcement of 2018

Elon Musk gets out of Silicon Valley and sets his sights on the Midwest.<p>Everyone will soon forget that Elon Musk laid off 9 percent of his staff earlier this week.<p>Because one of his companies just won a gargantuan multi-billion dollar bid to bring high speed public transportation to Chicago,</i> …

Elon Musk

10 jobs that pay over $100,000 with the least competition

It's no surprise that tech jobs can offer sky-high salaries. But to land a coveted job at a company like Facebook or Google, applicants have to …

Employment

All Apple Park employees getting standing desks because ‘sitting is the new cancer’

One of the things we learned during David Rubenstein’s interview of Tim Cook, posted in full yesterday, was that all employees at Apple Park are getting standing desks.<p>We have given all of our employees, 100%, standing desks. If you can stand for a while, then sit, and so on and so forth, it’s much …

Tim Cook

No One Is Buying Netflix

Netflix (NFLX) has become the King of Content, and that is in great demand right now. A federal judge has just approved the merger of AT&T (T) and …

Investing

Chinese Auto Sales Experience Rare Decline

China’s economy may finally be starting to slow down, going by data for the month of May. Retail sales, which rose 8.5 percent from a year earlier, …

China

99 Percent of Job Seekers Fail to Answer "Why Do You Want This Job" Correctly. Here's Why

An innocent response could cost you the job.<p>As a career coach, I work with people every day on interview preparation. Interviews are a form of public speaking. 99 percent of people fear public speaking more than death. Thus, it's no wonder interviews unnerve my clients. Not only do we go over all …

Employment

Even in the desert, an innovative device pulls fresh water out of thin air

On any given day, you’re surrounded by water suspended in the air as imperceptible vapor. The idea of harvesting this water has deep roots in the …

University of California

Rolls-Royce, preparing to cut thousands of jobs, says engine problem has spread

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Rolls-Royce (RR.L) said a costly compressor problem that had grounded Boeing planes had now been found in a different type of engine, compounding pressures on a group that is due to cut more than 4,000 jobs this week.<p>Britain's best known engineering company has been hit …

Aviation

The wearable chair is here to help workers who stand all day

Have back pain from spending too much time on your feet? Noone's Chairless Chair could be the solution to your problems. The chair easily switches …

Wearable Tech

Bozoma Saint John is leaving Uber for Endeavor

The high-profile marketing guru will become CMO at the entertainment conglomerate.<p>The high-profile executive Bozoma Saint John has left Uber for Endeavor, sources say and Uber confirms. She will become CMO there, focused on a range of creative connections between its enormous talent portfolio and …

Apple Music