“The underrepresentation of people of color in the executive suite, and as creators, writers and directors is problematic, even if there are more people of color in acting roles,” Ana-Christina Ramon, a coauthor of the report and director of research and civic engagement in the UCLA division of social sciences, said in a written statement. “When people of color do not control their own narrative, their characters’ storylines may lack authenticity, may be written stereotypically or their characters may even be depicted as ‘raceless.'” … [Read more...] about If you’re a woman or person of color in Hollywood, there’s bad news about the TV industry
Let me be clear: I know I’m not a seasoned employee. I know I have a lot to learn. But the class of 2020 enters the workforce with good workplace habits already forming. Soft skills, such as communication, adaptability, and the ability to manage up, are highly valued in the workplace. We’ve already picked up so many skills that previous graduates have had to pick up on the job. They’re what got us through our last semester of college, but they’re also what will help us excel in the workforce. … [Read more...] about Good news, class of 2020: You’re better prepped for the job market than other grads
Naveen Chauhan, head of sales and aftersales, Hero MotoCorp said, “There is a lot of positivity among our dealers. The first ten days of the festive period generates one-third of the sales planned for the entire festival period and it is going accordingly. There are three states that do not share data which make up 18-20 percent of our numbers." … [Read more...] about This week in Auto: Festive season brings some cheer to two-wheeler majors, but is it time yet to celebrate?
To be clear, it doesn’t seem like anyone can simply accuse the business of racist behavior for the customer alert to be slapped on to its listing. As Yelp explains, accusations must be backed up by news articles, thus providing a degree of verifiability. “If someone associated with a business is accused of, or the target of, racist behavior, we will place a Public Attention Alert on the business page to warn consumers that the business may be receiving an influx of reviews as a result of increased attention,” the company explains. “For businesses accused of overtly racist actions, where we can link to a news article, we will escalate our warning with the Business Accused of Racist Behavior Alert.” … [Read more...] about Yelp says it will now warn users about businesses accused of racism
The hearings will kick off today at 9 a.m. ET on Capitol Hill and they’ll run until Thursday, October 15. There are several ways to watch the hearings, including on the usual cable news networks. Or you can stream the hearings live on your computer or smartphone at the following locations: … [Read more...] about Amy Coney Barrett hearings: How to watch the Senate Judiciary Committee hearings of Trump’s Supreme Court pick