“For us, a typical salary negotiation would begin with a 10-15 percent and go upto 40 percent for candidates with high-demand skills. But, now even those with niche skill sets are ready to take up a job offer if it is a 5 percent hike,” said the HR head at a financial services firm. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus pandemic | Worried about pink slips, execs now ready to move jobs with pay-cut
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Many of the childcare workers who remain employed are making it possible for doctors and nurses and other essential workers to do their jobs, even if it means putting themselves at risk. “In terms of nannies that are working for healthcare professionals, we are really talking to them and consider that they are frontline workers,” Provinziano says. “You might be in a position where both parents are working in places where they could be exposed to it on a daily basis. And I think that’s even harder right now with the lack of supplies. They are really putting their lives on the line, and as a result, that comes back to the nanny.” … [Read more...] about The coronavirus crisis is hitting childcare workers especially hard
Help can also come in other ways, including a waiver or cut in charges that airlines have to pay. The government, though, will have to keep in mind the needs of airports which have also asked for help. A huge cut or waiver on charges that airlines pay to the airport can lead to the latter taking up arms. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus impact | Should the government come to the aid of airlines?
It’s that familiarity, combined with actual financial support, that makes this one of the best examples. On one hand, of course it’s self-serving. With no sports, where else should this giant’s brand’s promo budget go? And now here’s an elaborate ad to tell us about it. At the same time, it’s also arguably a reassuring gesture of normalcy. It’s a Bud ad in a tone that we’re used to seeing, while delivering a message of immediate action. For Bud, it serves the dual purpose of tightening its already iron-grasp on iconic American brand status while also trying to convince people to add a case or two to that next grocery run (after toilet paper, of course). … [Read more...] about ‘We’re all in this together’? Why brands have so little to say in the pandemic