But today, New York governor Andrew Cuomo announced that the city would start reopening in early June. It is the last part of New York State to begin this process. The decision comes after only 5% of the city’s residents tested positive for the virus, the lowest daily number recorded yet. … [Read more...] about Transit plan to send New Yorkers back to work: ‘Improvise’
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Over time, the nonprofit built a huge worldwide network comprising artists, landlords, business owners and sponsors, including Zappos, American Express and Lexus, interested in commissioning public artworks to enhance their property and draw foot traffic or social media attention to their businesses. (Street art gets more shares as a category on Instagram than hashtags for concerts, cooking or sports.) … [Read more...] about Coronavirus pandemic | Murals send a message of hope in grim times
Now, with live sports largely still on hold, the brand is taking another step in helping fitness fans stay entertained by teaming with ESPN for an actual live broadcast of a celebrity Spin class. On Saturday, May 30 at 12 p.m. ET / PT, the cable sports giant will broadcast two live Peloton rides, to create a one-hour special called All-Stars Ride, featuring professional athletes from a variety of sports. Participating athletes include golfers Rory McIlroy and Bubba Watson, Boston Celtics’ Gordon Hayward, tennis star Monica Puig, and USC women’s basketball coach Dawn Staley. … [Read more...] about Peloton goes from marketing punchline to ESPN programming with new ‘All-Stars Ride’
Companies have been responding to this reality by providing resources for working parents. Workday, for example, is giving its employees a one-time cash bonus equal to two weeks pay to help offset additional childcare costs. And Wells Fargo announced a number of updates at the outset of the virus including changes to its short-term disability plan as well as additional financial support for parents with small children at home to care for during the day. … [Read more...] about Employee resource groups help strengthen connection in times of uncertainty
"According to executives, Sikka's product mindset did not work for the company and eventually led to his departure. Then came Parekh’s appointment at a time the company was looking for an executive who would bring in stability," said Pareekh Jain, founder, Pareekh Consulting. … [Read more...] about Wipro’s new CEO: Can foreign executives succeed in Indian IT firms?