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  • APPLE HIRES HOTSHOTS FOR A LEAP INTO THE FUTURE

    APPLE HIRES HOTSHOTS FOR A LEAP INTO THE FUTURE

    News by Editorial Team 18 Jun 2018

    The likes of Google and Uber are taking notice of Apple’s latest recruits who previously worked at Tesla and NASA. Why? Having obtained the permit to test self-driving vehicles, the tech corporation is likely to go all in for its automation-inspired, Project Titan. With secrecy shrouding the topic since the beginning, the company’s actions make intentions clear - to catch market players, having already lost the first-mover advantage.

    read more at CNBC
  •  INSTAGRAM’S WORK CULTURE, BEYOND YOUR WILDEST IMAGINATIONS

    INSTAGRAM’S WORK CULTURE, BEYOND YOUR WILDEST IMAGINATIONS

    News by Editorial Team 18 Jun 2018

    While top performers at an ideal organization may reap monetary rewards for their efforts, Instagram gives its star players an ‘axe’. Literally. The hunch that seeped into reality over a coffee outing is now part of a vibrant office ritual that bolsters both esteem and performance. It appears, company executives have unlocked the mantra to a wholesome professional life – A sense of recognition far outweighs financial incentives. 

    read more at CNBC
  • TESLA TROUBLESHOOTS PROFITABILITY WITH LAY-OFFS, OUTGOING EMPLOYEES PRAISE ELON

    TESLA TROUBLESHOOTS PROFITABILITY WITH LAY-OFFS, OUTGOING EMPLOYEES PRAISE ELON

    News by Editorial Team 15 Jun 2018

    The car manufacturer will lay-off a record 9% of its workforce to register profits and prune duplicate roles. Yet, the victims of downsizing have made peace with the situation, that too, with positive reviews on social channels. Tesla will sanction severance pay in the form of ‘salary & stock vesting’ than leaving the ex-staff hanging by the thread. 

    read more at Yahoo Finance
  • GM APPOINTS A FIRST WOMAN CFO!

    GM APPOINTS A FIRST WOMAN CFO!

    News by Editorial Team 15 Jun 2018

    Dhivya Suryadevara will be remembered in the annals of history as the first female CFO of a major car-maker. She’s almost the same age (39) as the accrued experience of the departing CFO Chuck Stevens (40 years) at GM. This is the second major female entrant in the company’s board, since the financial crisis of 2009, CEO Mary Barra being the first.

    read more at Business Insider
  • LEAKED VIDEO SPILLS THE BEANS ON POST-MERGER RIGMAROLE

    LEAKED VIDEO SPILLS THE BEANS ON POST-MERGER RIGMAROLE

    News by Editorial Team 14 Jun 2018

    Mergers and acquisitions tend to be the devil’s cauldron in Corporate America. This reality was recently underlined in a leaked ‘insider’ audio of John Mackey, Wholefoods CEO. In the clip, Mackey claims to have vented frustrations at Amazon’s boardroom antics not caring “to get fired”. Such unheard stand-offs could as well be smothering the greater evil of a troubled employee-mindset, which ultimately explodes into traumatic ailments.  

    read more at Business Insider
  • STANDING IS THE NEW SITTING AT THE APPLE PARK

    STANDING IS THE NEW SITTING AT THE APPLE PARK

    News by Editorial Team 14 Jun 2018

    Or so we gather, from the latest installments of standing desks for all employees. Tim Cook, who’s an avid promoter of smart living, is smitten with the idea of healthier employees. And why not? On-campus plantations, gyms, not to mention an interstellar office make the top of perks being arrayed for the workforce. An investment which bears Apple the return of being the World’s Most Valued Company.

    read more at Business Insider
  • MARKS & SPENCER'S RECORDS A SECOND CONSECUTIVE LOW IN ANNUAL PROFITS

    MARKS & SPENCER'S RECORDS A SECOND CONSECUTIVE LOW IN ANNUAL PROFITS

    News by Editorial Team 13 Jun 2018

    Due to the outcome, bonuses were stashed away in trash cans as the retailer missed its margins on the balance sheets. The blow was much greater for those in the top leadership who would take home an un-hiked compensation package than last year. Overall, the company’s directorship will look at a remuneration which is down 33%, thanks to a stock prize which has slipped 21% over the course of 2017.

    read more at Euro News
  • RYANAIR ACKNOWLEDGES TRADE UNION RIGHTS, IN AN EFFORT TO REBUILD, LIFT ITS IMAGE

    RYANAIR ACKNOWLEDGES TRADE UNION RIGHTS, IN AN EFFORT TO REBUILD, LIFT ITS IMAGE

    News by Editorial Team 13 Jun 2018

    The latest agreement grants consultation and negotiating rights to a union called Unite. 650 members of the cabin crew, based out of the airline’s UK basis, would gain representation via the aforementioned union in matters of compensation, work-hours & holidays. Ryanair has been putting its foot on the peddle to increasingly emerge as an employee-centric-brand, one might add, “to good effect”.

    read more at Irish Times
  • HEINEKEN APPOINTS MAGGIE TIMONEY AS CEO

    HEINEKEN APPOINTS MAGGIE TIMONEY AS CEO

    News by Editorial Team 12 Jun 2018

    Current Chief Executive Ronald den Elzen will make space for Maggie, who takes office from September 1. Maggie joined Heineken in 1998 as a national sales planner, and since then continued her upwards path in the company hierarchy in various strategic roles. Ronald will move his towards Heineken Netherlands, where he’d be needed for a global role.

    read more at Fortune
  • WE NEED TO TALK. ONLY 2% OF GOOGLE’S WORKERS ARE BLACK!

    WE NEED TO TALK. ONLY 2% OF GOOGLE’S WORKERS ARE BLACK!

    News by Editorial Team 12 Jun 2018

    The same number has remained stubbornly low for a long time. Yet, it’s not the only company with lack of opportunities for people of color. Although Facebook Inc. claims to have the demographic at 3%, it still wouldn’t confirm the number of black people employed in technical positions. Seems, the topic of diversity and inclusion remains a hot-topic for collecting brownie-points in the media, failing to materialize where it matters. 

    read more at Fortune
  • HOWARD SCHULTZ SETS SUN ON STARBUCKS, WITH OVAL OFFICE ON THE HORIZON

    HOWARD SCHULTZ SETS SUN ON STARBUCKS, WITH OVAL OFFICE ON THE HORIZON

    News by Editorial Team 08 Jun 2018

    Having romanticized the experience of coffee-drinking through 28,000 outlets in 77 countries, the Starbucks CEO could now be setting his sails for POTUS. News-stands are bustling with speculation that Mr. Schultz had made clear his intentions a year in advance to the board. Former J.C. Penney Chairman Myron E. Ullman will brace the hot-seat at Starbucks, as the company prepares to honor Howard with the title of Chairman Emeritus.

    read more at The New York Times
  • TARGET EMPLOYEE WHO STRIP-SEARCHED BLACK CUSTOMER, FIRED!

    TARGET EMPLOYEE WHO STRIP-SEARCHED BLACK CUSTOMER, FIRED!

    News by Editorial Team 07 Jun 2018

    Two weeks into the inquiry of a not so “unusual” case of racial bias at Target and the company fires one of the three security guards involved. Ashanae Davis, who was accused of shoplifting a bikini, was forced to strip in the presence of security guards & a female manager. Out of court settlements & apologies may work for now, but time is ticking for the company to mend employee-outlook before it steps on yet another landmine.      

     

    read more at NCB News
  • QATAR AIRLINES CEO BACKTRACKS, NOW WISHES TO HONE A FEMALE SUCCESSOR

    QATAR AIRLINES CEO BACKTRACKS, NOW WISHES TO HONE A FEMALE SUCCESSOR

    News by Editorial Team 06 Jun 2018

    The controversy that has torpedoed into a major headache for Qatar Airlines CEO, Akbar Al Baker, has led him to issue an apology lamenting his words implying a woman couldn’t do his job. Baker pointed to the Airlines’ impeccable male-to-female workforce ratio, asserting he would love to strategize a succession plan which beckons a woman to succeed him.

    read more at Business Insider
  • MICROSOFT BUYS GITHUB FOR $7.5 BILLION

    MICROSOFT BUYS GITHUB FOR $7.5 BILLION

    News by Editorial Team 05 Jun 2018

    Software development platform Github is now Microsoft’s. Agreeing to pay $7.5 Billion in stock options, the latter came out with an announcement on Monday. Co-founders Chris Wanstrath, Tom Preston-Werner & PJ Hyett could now walk into the Tres-Commas club with their net-worth in excess of a $1 Billion each. All said, investors such as Sequoia Capital, Andreessen Horowitz & Josh Kushner are promised bang for their buck with the acquisition.

    read more at Forbes
  • SOURCES REPORT GOOGLE NOT EXTENDING MILITARY COOPERATION?

    SOURCES REPORT GOOGLE NOT EXTENDING MILITARY COOPERATION?

    News by Editorial Team 04 Jun 2018

    The partnership which has led to many employees resigning and thousands more sounding alarm with a petition, may not be extended after next March. That is when the ongoing Pentagon-Google brotherhood officially ends. However, with company spokesperson being tight-lipped and a top leadership which is split into two, little can be taken for its face-value.

    read more at BBC
  • SAMSONITE CEO RESIGNS, AS RUMORS OF FINANCIAL IMPROPRIETIES RUN AMUCK

    SAMSONITE CEO RESIGNS, AS RUMORS OF FINANCIAL IMPROPRIETIES RUN AMUCK

    News by Editorial Team 01 Jun 2018

    Ramesh Tainwala shall no longer serve as the company’s CEO. The crisis, which is dragging the luggage-maker into the mud, accuses it of financial malpractices. The company’s current CFO, Kyle Gendreau, is said to replace Tainwala with immediate effect.  Last week, short selling firm Blue Orca had raised doubts over Samsonite’s relationship with multiple entities owned by Tainwala.

    read more at Euro News
  • WORLD’S 3RD LARGEST CRYPTO-EXCHANGE, BEGINS RECRUITING IN BRAZIL

    WORLD’S 3RD LARGEST CRYPTO-EXCHANGE, BEGINS RECRUITING IN BRAZIL

    News by Editorial Team 01 Jun 2018

    Crypto-exchange Huobi is establishing foundational offices in Sao Paolo. Following an aggressive Chinese hunt-down on cryptocurrency trading in 2017, the exchange planned contingencies to branch-out internationally. As a consequence of which, Canada, USA & Japan have seen a flurry of activity from the firm’s representatives. Token Exchange Players with substantial market share such as Bitfinex, Binance & OKEx are making similar strides to spread outwards of China. 

    read more at Bitcoin Magzine
  • STARBUCKS EMPLOYEES LEARN TO 'POUR YOUR HEART INTO IT!'

    STARBUCKS EMPLOYEES LEARN TO 'POUR YOUR HEART INTO IT!'

    News by Editorial Team 30 May 2018

    Tuesday’s hour-long training, during which 8,000 outlets were temporarily shut, handed employees a golden chance to come to terms with customer-behavioral-nuances. The session, which encouraged employees to junk racial biases cost the company estimated $16.7 million in lost sales. Yet, against an almost $23 Billion revenue, that’s a small cost to pay to retain consumer confidence.

    read more at Bloomberg
  • HOW A HIGH PROFILE EXIT AFFECTS COMPANY REPUTATION?

    HOW A HIGH PROFILE EXIT AFFECTS COMPANY REPUTATION?

    News by Editorial Team 30 May 2018

    Marvin Ellison’s exit (to join Lowe’s) from JCPenny are yet to unfold in all its glory, yet the signs point to an imminent disaster. Having left the company debt-ridden, Marvin’s predecessor (Ron Johnson) passed a bucket full of worries on to his shoulders. Nevertheless, under Ellison’ rule the, debts were cut from $5 Billion to $4.1 Billion. Analysts feel, such immediate shivers for JCPenny, might turn into long-term cancer.

    read more at Business Insider
  • DOES THIS EU LAW, HOLD THE KEY AGAINST A FUTURE CAMBRIDGE ANALYTICA?

    DOES THIS EU LAW, HOLD THE KEY AGAINST A FUTURE CAMBRIDGE ANALYTICA?

    News by Editorial Team 28 May 2018

    Under the new GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) law, user applications (operating in EU) are mandated to obtain customer-consent, to use personal data for advertising. Contrary to this, Facebook & Google have been operating on a binary approach. A reason, good enough for the privacy group noyb.eu to litigate on. Perhaps, such measures need to be thrust by the authorities, lest the tech-giants violate “free choice”.

    read more at Fortune

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