We know you’ve heard you should clean up your social media so that you can be a presentable professional, especially when you’re looking for a new job. But do you know how it could actually hurt you? We’ve collected real stories about candidates who were well on their way to snagging a new role, but didn’t, all or at least in part because of a social media post (or posts) someone on the hiring side found during the vetting process. That’s right, something they did on social media got them dropped like hot potatoes. So before you “yeah, yeah, fine” your way into ignoring what is arguably one of the most frequently uttered pieces of career advice in the age of Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Tumblr, and more, you might want to read about these eight people who didn’t get the job. In some cases, these candidates clearly behaved badly. Other times the post or posts in question revealed something about them that made them seem like … [Read more...] about 8 cringeworthy social media mistakes that cost candidates the job
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While it is not uncommon for Vietnamese individuals to make healthy incomes from online ad revenue paid by Internet platforms for their products or services, the country’s tax authorities are still scratching their heads over a workable solution to ensure these ‘online billionaires’ pay their taxes appropriately. The taxing headache in Vietnam has been highlighted by a recent case in which a young Vietnamese app developer was required to pay more than VND4.1 billion (US$176,000) in personal income tax arrears for ad revenue he collected in two years from Google. Industry insiders believe that there are numerous similar cases that go undetected, which means Vietnam’s tax authorities are losing a massive amount of unpaid taxes on an annual basis. What’s worse is that it is not easy either for Vietnam to require such oversea-based Internet giants as Google and Facebook to pay taxes for incomes they generate from the Vietnamese market. Making fortune, avoiding … [Read more...] about Business Vietnamese making fortune from Facebook, Google create headache for tax authorities Vietnamese man leaves well-paid job for freelance coaching
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Politics Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Politics | Why Don’t Unpaid Federal Workers Walk Off the Job? Supported by Federal law prohibits strikes, public servants care about their work and other reasons airports and prisons aren’t in chaos, despite a protracted federal shutdown. ByJim Tankersley and Thomas Kaplan Jan. 16, 2019 Several hundred thousand federal workers keep showing up at their jobs every day — screening luggage for explosives, policing prisons, preparing to open tax filing season — even though they aren’t getting paid. You wouldn’t expect that at a private company or, say, in almost any European country. But they keep reporting for work, in the midst of what is now the longest federal shutdown in United States history. Which raises the question: Why do they keep showing up? Lawmakers are beginning to … [Read more...] about Why Don’t Unpaid Federal Workers Walk Off the Job?
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Style Subscribe Log In Subscribe Log In Today’s Paper Style | The Big Online Dating Rebrand Supported by Apps like Tinder, Bumble and Grindr want you to fall in love again (with them). ByJonah Engel Bromwich Dec. 18, 2018 Tinder and Bumble are desperate to convince you that you’re not desperate. Dating, they promise, is fun, so fun, that when one date ends badly, it’s a barely disguised blessing: You get to stay on the apps and keep on dating! Both companies are pushing this message with recent advertising efforts. Tinder has aSwipe Life, specializing in personal essays that reinforce the idea that dating misadventures are cool, or at least exciting, invigorating and youthfulcompares downloading Tinder to buying your first beer and losing your virginity.) Bumble is selling itself as a means to personal betterment and greater sophistication. It is … [Read more...] about The Big Online Dating Rebrand