Pam Sarulchana

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Why Some Women Negotiate Better Than Others

Women continue to make less money than men, and be less likely to hold top leadership positions. And whenever a grim new study is released, a …

Why Women Don’t Apply for Jobs Unless They’re 100% Qualified

You’ve probably heard the following statistic:Men apply for a job when they meet only 60% of the qualifications, but women apply only if they meet …

How Automation Will Change Work, Purpose, and Meaning

The vast majority of humans throughout history worked because they had to. Many found comfort, value, and meaning in their efforts, but some defined work as a necessity to be avoided if possible. For centuries, elites in societies from Europe to Asia aspired to absolution from gainful employment. …

Why People Really Quit Their Jobs

People don’t quit a job, the saying goes — they quit a boss. We’ve heard it so many times that when we started tracking why employees leave Facebook, all bets were on managers. But our engagement survey results told a different story: When we wanted to keep people and they left anyway, it wasn’t …

The battle to make French a “gender-neutral language” is dividing the country

That the French language remains so central to the culture here wouldn’t surprise most people outside the country. Still, having two teenagers in French middle school has taught me to appreciate how profoundly important it remains for people not just to master their language skills, but to perfect …

Gender-Neutral

The True Story of Refugees in an American High School

Helen Thorpe | <i>The Newcomers: Finding Refuge, Friendship, and Hope in an American Classroom</i> | November 2017 | 14 minutes (3,444 words)On the first day …

High School

What does the Fed chair do, anyway?

Donald Trump will reportedly appoint Jerome Powell, a current member of Federal Reserve Board of Governors, to become the central bank’s next chair, replacing Janet Yellen.<p>This is a big deal. The Fed chair is one of the world’s most powerful economic figures. The announcement will move markets, and …

How We Describe Sexual Assault: Times Journalists and Lawyers Respond

<i>The Reader Center is a newsroom initiative that is helping The Times build deeper ties with our audience</i><i>.</i><p>“Nonconsensual sex” is the language of the accused, used to hijack the conversation and sugarcoat allegations of sexual assault. Bill O’Reilly, Harvey Weinstein, Roy Price, and others have all …

Artificial Intelligence Has Officially Infiltrated the Fintech Industry

This fascinating relationship will teach us a thing or two about scaling...massively.<p>When artificial intelligence in business became public knowledge, there was a general freak out about all of the jobs that would be lost to the robot overlords. If AI assistants wormed their way into marketing and …

Boys not learning how to handle rejection has dangerous consequences

Unfortunately, there’s never a shortage of examples of men displaying their inability to accept a woman telling them “no” and move on.<p>These range from the creepy: the man who won’t stop playing the piano in the park until his girlfriend of four months takes him back, to the deadly: the Texas man …

Psychology

Catalonia formally declared independence and immediately lost all autonomy

Almost a month after Catalans voted for independence from the rest of Spain, in a referendum Madrid considered illegal, a new battle has begun. After the region’s leaders dithered about their true intentions, Catalonia’s regional parliament voted this afternoon to formally declare independence from …

How Blockchain Will Accelerate Business Performance and Power the Smart Economy

Political economist Francis Fukuyama predicted a future when social capital would be as important as physical capital, and that only those societies with a high degree of social trust would be able to create large-scale organizations capable of competing in the new economy.Two decades later, an …

Blockchain

We Know Women Have to Be More Qualified Than Men to Get Ahead. A New Study Tries to Quantify It

Imagine that you are choosing between two similar mutual funds, one managed by Marcus and the other by Tanya. Without additional differentiating information, there is no obvious reason to have a strong preference for one over the other.<p>Yet in various contexts, such as entrepreneurship and hiring, …

10 ways to fix your résumé when you're not entry-level anymore

It may not feel like it, but once you've got a few years of job experience under your belt, you're not an entry-level employee anymore — you're mid-level.<p>Your approach to finding a job will need to change accordingly.<p>No longer can you rely on what you did in college to impress potential employers — …

Employment

12 Incredibly Useful Things You Didn’t Know Google Maps Could Do

Some of the best features of Google’s mapping app are among the hardest to find—until you know where to look.<p>Google Maps is great for just getting around. But don’t be fooled: The app is much more than a glorified Garmin. Maps has all sorts of powerful features and time-saving shortcuts that aren’t …

Drivers of student performance: Insights from the Middle East and North Africa

Five findings emerged from our analysis of OECD PISA results from the Middle East and North Africa.<p><b>Few debate</b> the necessity of well-educated …

What We Can Learn About Resilience from Female Leaders of the UN

It’s difficult enough to stay resilient in the face of high demands and changing circumstances. Imagine adding extreme physical conditions, threats to personal safety, natural disasters, armed conflict, large numbers of traumatized people, minimal infrastructure, and complex, multi-stakeholder …

Truth tags

Bangkok isn’t perfect. It’s ridden with countless flaws and things that don’t actually make any sense. Like the building of more condominiums when …

7-Eleven

Brexit panic wipes $2 trillion off world markets - as it happened

World markets have slumped in Europe, America and Asia, as economists predict that Brexit vote will push UK into recession<p>Moody’s puts UK on negative outlook<br>• Wall Street suffers biggest fall in 10 months<br>• European markets battered after Brexit vote<br>• Bank of England pledges £250bn liquidity<br>• Pound hit …

Global stocks tumble after Britain votes to leave the EU

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks plunged in the U.S. and worldwide Friday after Britain voted to leave the European Union. The result stunned investors, who …

Stock Markets

What markets think Brexit means for the Bank of England

2016-06-24T16:23:27.000Z<p>By: Matthew C Klein<p>If you’d asked any observer four or five years ago which country would be the first to leave the European …

Brexit: voter turnout by age

Britain has voted to leave the EU, after the Leave campaign won 51.9 per cent of votes in Thursday’s referendum.<p>Less than 24 hours after polls …

5 consequences of the UK’s exit from the EU

<b>1 Government crisis</b><p>Apart from causing a sharp, short-term hit to Britain’s economy, the first consequence of Thursday’s vote to leave the EU will be …

UK markets shudder after Brexit vote, sterling hits 31-year low

LONDON (Reuters) - Sterling plunged to its lowest in three decades and the value of London’s big banks sank by the most since the 2008 financial crisis as Britain’s shock vote to leave the European Union triggered turmoil on global financial markets on Friday.<p>The damage to London’s stock market …

Stock Markets

One winner and four losers from the Brexit referendum

The Brexit results are in: The British people have voted to leave the European Union in a historic referendum.<p>This doesn’t mean Britain has actually <i>left</i> the European Union, but it does mean that they will leave soon. Unlike a typical nation-state, the EU does have an exit procedure that’s laid out …

Portugal’s Example: What Happened After It Decriminalized All Drugs, From Weed to Heroin | VICE News

As diplomats gather at the United Nations in New York this week to consider the future of global drug policy, one Portuguese official, João Goulão, will likely command attention that far outstrips his country's influence in practically any other area. That's because 16 years ago, Portugal took a …

Studies of bread’s internal processes could reduce waste

Swedish households throw large quantities of bread away and even more bread is returned by shops. We throw bread away because it is starting to …

One chart shows you all the main economic forecasts for Britain in the event of a Brexit

Australian investment bank Macquarie has produced a handy chart so you can easily see all the forecasts from a range of economists, from some of the world's most important organisations, about life after a potential Brexit — a British exit from the European Union.<p>All but one of the forecasts …

Great Britain

German prices below European average

In 2015, Germans paid significantly less for their private consumption than most of their fellow Europeans, a new study shows, with the Swiss and …