Tag Archives: Jobs

Still very hot, despite isolated layoffs

A ‘We’re Hiring!’ sign is displayed at a Starbucks Mario Tama | Getty Images News | Getty Images Last week, senior product manager for Coinbase David Hong wrote on LinkedIn that he was up at 4am to prepare for a meeting when his company MacBook abruptly shut down. He later …

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Southeast Asia start-ups lay off workers amid economic uncertainty

Southeast Asia’s tech companies are laying off workers as they brace themselves for a tougher fundraising environment. Guilliermo Perales Gonzalez | E+ | Getty Images Hundreds of workers from start-ups in Southeast Asia have been fired in the last few months, proving that the fast-growing industry is not immune to …

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Elon Musk clarifies Tesla layoffs after ex-employees sue company

Tesla CEO Elon Musk. Patrick Pleul | AFP | Getty Images Elon Musk has sought to clarify how many Tesla workers will lose their jobs, following the launch of a lawsuit by former employees who claim the automaker breached U.S. labor laws. Speaking at an event hosted by Bloomberg Tuesday, …

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Microsoft finds Gen Z is redefining the idea of work hustle

Inga Kjer | Photothek | Getty Images For decades Microsoft has been associated with a traditional definition of office work, long hours in front of a computer, but now the corporate enterprise giant finds Gen Z entrepreneurs disrupting ideas about workplace hustle and the traditional 9-5 day. Many recent Gen Z …

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Rival fintechs Revolut and Wise are still recruiting

Nikolay Storonsky, founder and CEO of Revolut. Harry Murphy | Sportsfile for Web Summit via Getty Images Not all fintech unicorns are cutting jobs. After Klarna announced plans to lay off 10% of its workforce Monday, some rival fintechs are making it clear that they have no intention of cutting …

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These are the 2022 CNBC Disruptor 50 companies

In the tenth annual Disruptor 50 list, CNBC highlights private companies that grew through the ups and downs of the pandemic and are poised to meet increasing economic and consumer challenges. All told, these firms have raised a half-trillion dollars in venture capital. At least 41 are unicorns, with valuations …

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What Ford, a 9-to-5 workweek pioneer, is learning about hybrid work

Ford Motor Company world headquarters, Dearborn, Michigan on January 19, 2021. Aaron J. Thornton | Getty Images After several setbacks and delays due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Ford Motor Co. finally started to welcome its salaried workforce back to its offices earlier this month. It also came alongside a significant …

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As Wall Street banks embrace crypto, start-ups look to lure top finance talent

Wall Street has been beefing up hiring for digital asset teams. But some employees are walking away from name-brand institutions in search of more risk, and potentially, more reward. JPMorgan Chase, Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs are among the firms with dedicated groups for cryptocurrency and its underlying blockchain technology. …

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Companies bet employee benefits will help them in ‘Great Reshuffle’

Paul Bradbury | OJO Images | Getty Images Millions of Americans are quitting their jobs and rethinking what they want when it comes to work and work-life balance. Companies are responding, meeting their employees’ needs in areas such as remote work, flexible hours, four-day workweeks, compensation and more. This story …

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How to take a sabbatical even if your company doesn’t offer one

Katherine Ullman spent part of her sabbatical in Colombia. Courtesy: Katherine Ullman Katherine Ullman was burned out from working intensely during the Covid-19 pandemic and was questioning her next career move. A two-month sabbatical from her job was just what she needed to reevaluate her life. In December, Ullman, who …

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