How cover letters have changed throughout the years

How cover letters have changed throughout the years

August 20, 2019 adminrqn4r 0

By Andrew Fennell4 minute ReadIf you bring up the subject of cover letters to a group of hiring managers and recruiters, you’ll probably get a mixed bag of opinions. Some will say the cover letter is dead, while others still deem it an application essential. But what’s the real deal on cover letters in 2019…

Former Siri chief is leaving Apple to join Microsoft’s AI division

Former Siri chief is leaving Apple to join Microsoft’s AI division

August 20, 2019 adminrqn4r 0

Bill Stasior, the former head of Apple’s Siri division, is leaving the company after nearly 1a decade to join Microsoft’s artificial intelligence division, reports The Information. Although Stasior left Apple in May, he’s only joining Microsoft later this month as a corporate vice president, reporting to Chief Technology Officer Kevin Scott. Stassior worked at Apple…

Financial experts share the worst advice they’ve ever gotten

Financial experts share the worst advice they’ve ever gotten

August 19, 2019 adminrqn4r 0

The internet has given us many things of import—namely, memes. It has also given rise to a proliferation of financial advice from all sorts of folks: those who want to retire early, personal finance buffs who’ve learned from their financial missteps, and a bevy of advisers—robo and human—that dispense personalized guidance. Then there’s all the advice…

How to tell if your boss really likes you

How to tell if your boss really likes you

August 19, 2019 adminrqn4r 0

In an ideal world, people would get promoted and advance their careers based on their actual job performance and what they contribute to their organization. In the real world, however, most people move up in their careers–or don’t–based on more arbitrary reasons, namely whether their boss likes them or not. This is why so many academic…

Cloudflare warns investors that sites like 8chan are a risk to its business

Cloudflare warns investors that sites like 8chan are a risk to its business

August 19, 2019 adminrqn4r 0

Internet services company Cloudflare is going public, and it describes the controversy over banning hateful websites — like 8chan and the Daily Stormer — as a potential risk factor. The company’s S-1 filing reports that objectionable sites could cause “significant adverse political, business, and reputational consequences.” The filing describes this risk as a double bind…

How to get innovative ideas from employees

How to get innovative ideas from employees

August 18, 2019 adminrqn4r 0

By Aytekin Tank4 minute ReadIn the days before Apple, an engineer pitched the idea for a personal computer five times to his employer, Hewlett Packard. Each time, they rejected his idea. That engineer, Steve Wozniak, went on to found Apple with fellow innovator Steve Jobs.Wozniak wasn’t the first person to have his brilliant idea rejected,…

WeWork isn’t a tech company; it’s a soap opera

WeWork isn’t a tech company; it’s a soap opera

August 18, 2019 adminrqn4r 0

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge I dedicate this to the energy of We On August 14th, The We Company (the company formerly known as WeWork) filed its mandatory S-1 paperwork to go public, and it’s worth reading in full. I mean, forget the serious stuff for a moment. The thing begins with an…

Hearsay Systems’ Clara Shih on what B2B companies get wrong

Hearsay Systems’ Clara Shih on what B2B companies get wrong

August 17, 2019 adminrqn4r 0

By Clara Shih7 minute ReadSolution Selling. The Challenger Sale. MEDDIC. Customer-Centric Selling. The B2B world is full of countless methodologies promising large, profitable results. There are so many meetings, product demos, and stakeholders to win over along the way, and it’s easy to get totally consumed by their requirements. But more often than not, the actual…

NIO co-founder leaves the EV startup in the middle of a tumultuous year

NIO co-founder leaves the EV startup in the middle of a tumultuous year

August 17, 2019 adminrqn4r 0

One of the co-founders of Chinese EV startup NIO is leaving the company, a spokesperson has confirmed to The Verge. Jack Cheng, who spent nearly three decades running Ford’s Chinese operation, is retiring “due to his age,” according to an internal memo first by the Financial Times. Cheng’s departure is coming in the middle of…

3 tips for supporting working parents in the workplace

3 tips for supporting working parents in the workplace

August 16, 2019 adminrqn4r 0

Lately, I’ve been thinking a lot about how the workforce at large can better champion working parents. If you don’t have kids, it can be understandably difficult to empathize with the challenges that working parents may face.As a mom to two kids under 10, I know these challenges firsthand. I remember what it’s like to…