Tommy Tien

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Walmart Workers Arrested In Demonstration Aimed At Yahoo's Marissa Mayer

Walmart workers took on an unlikely target in Silicon Valley Monday, protesting at the headquarters of the tech giant Yahoo.<p>Protesters say they were trying to persuade Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer, who sits on Walmart's board, to push the retailer to raise wages and improve conditions for workers, …

Opera Opens an Office in Singapore

Norwegian browser software company Opera has opened a regional head office in Singapore today as it seeks to extend its reach in the Asia-Pacific region with a focus on developing its advertising business.<p>Opera already has a presence in Asia — with offices in China, Japan, Korea and Taiwan — but …

Silicon Valley To London, Passion Capital Hires Ex-Facebook Recruiter As Head Of Talent

It would be getting ahead of ourselves to suggest that the London tech scene is facing anything on the scale of a Silicon Valley-style ‘talent crunch’. In fact, given the city’s huge financial sector, it could even be argued that, post-financial crisis, hiring has actually got a little easier. …

The end of the ‘Golden Age’ for university graduates

Some 500,000 students have just graduated from Canada's postsecondary education system, and the great majority will be hoping to find a decent job and to embark upon a meaningful career.<p>Unfortunately, the employment prospects for many graduates are pretty dismal, for reasons that deserve serious …

Smart Leaders Engage Tomorrow's Workforce

I’m off to Chicago for #SHRM13 and am very excited to see everyone and for all the events. The topic most pressing on my mind today is the battle for young, emerging talent and how fierce the competition is these days in certain sectors. Companies that win it are the ones that will succeed in the …

Indonesia’s push for low-cost, green cars has automakers salivating

<i>This item has been corrected.</i><p>Indonesia has always been a tasty market for global auto giants. It has almost 40% of Southeast Asia’s population, an economy that’s grown faster than 4% for a decade, and a car market that’s expected to grow faster than China’s. And now, with new tax incentives for …

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7 financial terms every serious entrepreneur should know

<i>Jed Simon is the chief executive officer of FastPay, an online finance company focusing on digital businesses.</i><p>There are brilliant technologists and business leaders in today’s tech world, but while startups have their own, great talents, we’re seeing one common weakness: lack of understanding …

On holiday: Countries with the most vacation days

The United States is the only developed country in the world without a single legally required paid vacation day or holiday. By law, every country in the European Union has at least four work weeks of paid vacation.<p>Austria, which guarantees workers the most time off, has a legal minimum of 22 paid …

The sexiest job of the 21st Century? Data Analyst

Looking for a career change or a college major that's all but guaranteed to result in a hefty salary with copious benefits? Big data may not seem the obvious choice, but it could be your best.<p>With more and more companies using big data, the demand for data analytic specialists,—sometimes called …

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