L'Oreal SA on June 9 rehired Munroe Bergdorf, a British Black transgender model it sacked in 2017 after she described all white people as racist. The French cosmetics company offered Bergdorf a seat on a newly formed UK diversity and inclusion advisory board, a role she accepted. … [Read more...] about What changes are companies making in response to George Floyd protests?
Geopolitical ramifications The memo—accidental or not—comes at a sensitive time in the TikTok debate. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a Fox News interview early this week that the Trump Administration is considering banning TikTok in the U.S. As The Verge’s Adi Robertson points out, there’s no real basis in the law for banning an app nationwide, but the Trump administration could work through the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) to move TikTok to restructure in a way that distances it from the Chinese government. … [Read more...] about Amazon’s mysterious memo may accelerate the U.S. TikTok crackdown
Web streaming medium has given a lot of voices to women’s stories, says actor Aahana Kumra ‘What Are the Odds?’ director Megha Ramaswamy on letting kids be kids COVID-19 impact: PVR plans to launch own food & beverage brand, to be available in stores, online … [Read more...] about Undekhi on SonyLIV: Promotional prank call goes wrong, Mumbai Police gets complaints
My father didn’t really take me seriously for a very long time until I did my first show with Amitabh Bachchan. Secretly, he still hopes I was in the Armed Forces or some other regular job or had pursued an MBA! My family has been really supportive. In theatre, you don’t really earn an income for a long time. I am in gratitude to my family for not saying anything to me and blindly believing in and having faith in me for years – for loving me, caring for me and not questioning me. … [Read more...] about Web streaming medium has given a lot of voices to women’s stories, says actor Aahana Kumra
Stay positive As her coach, I knew how anxious Robin was understandably feeling. It wasn’t only the RHH opportunity being put on hold that worried her but that many firms had slowed their hiring during the economic downturn. I emphasized to her the importance of not transmitting her angst to RHH in her communications, to avoid coming across as desperate, and to instead share positive news. Striking the right tone in her emails was critical. Here’s how she handled it in her next contact with the hiring manager a few weeks later: … [Read more...] about 5 ways to revive that job offer that COVID-19 put on hold