The extra $600 per week in unemployment benefits that was part of the COVID-19 CARES Act passed in March 2020 did more than just help the recently unemployed stay afloat. It helped stimulate the economy, too. That’s according to a finding from a study done by the JPMorgan Chase Institute. … [Read more...] about $600 unemployment: If Congress lets it expire, it won’t be pretty, says JPMorgan Chase Institute
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The drop in market share, the most among all domestic airlines, showed that GoAir has been particularly hit bad by the disruption caused by COVID-19. Though the government had increased the capacity cap to 45 percent, airlines continue to struggle to fill seats. … [Read more...] about GoAir gets new CEO; Kaushik Khona to replace Vinay Dube
To put their theory to the test, the authors set up several experiments. In one, they asked students to write fake cover letters in response to an ad for their dream job. Another group read the letters looking for extrinsic or intrinsic motivation cues. A third group acted as hiring managers, indicating whether they would hire a candidate based on his or her letter. … [Read more...] about Asking this question during an interview can wreck your shot at getting the job
Cinema and literature that successfully do away with the ‘wise’ mask of the gray-haired are such a relief from those that give us pondering and profound older folks who are composed of the right advice and thoughtful sayings. The truth is there is nothing calm and mature about love at any age; it is an inbuilt flaw in that feeling, that it heaves the breast and dials up the breathing. … [Read more...] about If Romeo and Juliet grew old…
I have always worked hard to build my career and my business around these core values, and I have always desired an environment that acknowledges team members as people first. Ultimately, I think this builds greater employer trust, eventually leading to enhanced productivity and a generally happier workforce. Time and time again the most successful organizations are those that prize transparency, flexibility, and openness throughout all levels. When we first transitioned to working from home at the beginning of the lockdown, I admittedly was worried about productivity. We are a professional services firm where our products are our people. But come to find out, our revenue numbers are as good as they have ever been these last six months—perhaps not despite work-from-home life, but because of it. … [Read more...] about Is ‘work-life integration’ the new ‘work-life balance’?