To be seen as having those characteristics by those above you in the organization, you need to communicate both what is going well and what isn’t. Your feedback is likely to get discounted if the only time you speak up is when something is going wrong. After all, your organization is probably reasonably successful. So making it clear that you understand both what is working and what is not is useful for letting others know that you are knowledgeable about the work situation. … [Read more...] about How to effectively give feedback to your boss
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No need for another camera Speaking of Dell, the company is also putting pop-up webcams into a series of PC monitors built for videoconferencing. The camera has infrared cameras built in, so you can sign into Windows with face recognition; the camera retracts into the body of the monitor when it’s not in use. It’s another way to ensure that nobody’s spying on you via webcam—and it’s nice that it’s not a permanent protusion on your monitor. … [Read more...] about CES 2021: The smartest ideas from the scaled-down virtual show
Bank of America equities analyst Justin Post wrote in a research note Monday that Twitter may experience some user “churn from the conservative community” in the current quarter. Over the past few months, some prominent conservative commentators announced that they were moving to Parler (though few actually deleted their Twitter accounts altogether). Still, that option may no longer be viable given the AWS ban. … [Read more...] about 3 reasons why Twitter took a $5 billion stock hit after banning Trump
Affirm, which works with around 6,500 retailers including Walmart, Wayfair, Peloton, and Warby Parker, lets customers finance online purchases with monthly payments that do not accrue compounding interest. Instead, Affirm makes a profit through merchant fees whenever purchasers choose its lending option. According to its IPO filing, more than 6.2 million people use the service. … [Read more...] about Tech IPOs are still popping in 2021 as Affirm stock surges 80% in market debut
How to react: It is extremely difficult to keep an eye on your child and also give your full attention to an interview. I have had several interviews with candidates who have had their support fall through or become unavailable on short notice. The best thing to do in this situation? Be honest with whoever is interviewing you. It sets a good foundation for the conversation in case you need to tend to your child at any moment. … [Read more...] about You have a job interview over Zoom. The kids are home. Now what?