Business | Is My Millennial Co-Worker a Narcissist, or Am I a Jealous Jerk? Sections Skip to content Skip to site index work Friend What looks like shameless brand-building is, in fact, a necessary part of surviving in a precarious job market. Credit Credit Margeaux Walter for The New York Times Supported by ByMegan Greenwell Aug. 21, 2019, 6:00 a.m. ET Send questions about the office, money, careers and work-life balance to [email protected] . Include your name and location, even if you want them withheld. Letters may be edited. Millennials’ Revolt My co-worker seems to work more for their (I don’t want to specify gender) personal brand than for the company. This team member posts their whereabouts on Slack: They’re at a conference, at class (coursework tangential to their job), working from home! They keep us up to date on the minutiae of their travel (leaving at 11 a.m.! on a train without … [Read more...] about Is My Millennial Co-Worker a Narcissist, or Am I a Jealous Jerk?
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By: David Stevenson 01/07/2019 Many investors restrict themselves to major platforms such as Hargreaves Lansdown. But there are other options. And Freetrade is one that’s well worth a look. Investment trust savings schemes and, more recently, investment platforms such as Hargreaves Lansdown (HL) have been helpful resources for investors keen to put money aside on a regular basis and gain access to an array of assets for a reasonable price. But now fintechs are providing more and more competition. One in particular, Freetrade, is well worth a look.I’ve been road-testing this app-based service for six months and although there are some flaws I think it could be a great way of running, say, a child’s savings scheme through an individual savings account (Isa). A good selection of investment trusts Here are the key advantages: basic share dealing is free, mostly; the service works in a very simple way; and the choice of available single stocks, … [Read more...] about Why Freetrade is my favourite fintech
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Technology Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Technology | Why Napalm Is a Cautionary Tale for Tech Giants Pursuing Military Contracts Supported by The Shift ByKevin Roose March 4, 2019 Over the past few months, a fierce debate has erupted in Silicon Valley over whether large technology companies like Amazon, Google and Microsoft should join forces with the United States military, along with agencies like Immigration and Customs Enforcement. The debate has largely been conducted along ethical lines. On one side are tech executives and many government officials, who argue that at a time when advanced technologies like artificial intelligence and machine learning are poised to reshape top issues like drone warfare or border security, American tech giants have a patriotic duty to pitch in. Jeff Bezos, Amazon’s chief executive, summed up this view … [Read more...] about Why Napalm Is a Cautionary Tale for Tech Giants Pursuing Military Contracts
Nintendo Switch was introduced to video game players around the world on March 3, 2017. Today, Nintendo Switch is the fastest-selling console of the current generation, and Nintendo sold more games in 2018 than any other publisher. Nintendo is focusing on making games more portable, accessible, and just plain fun with the Switch. Following is a transcript of the video. Kevin Webb: Nintendo has been doing great in the past year. The Nintendo Switch is the fastest-selling console of the current generation, and Nintendo sold more games than any other publisher during 2018. Six of the top 20 selling games in 2018 were actually Nintendo Switch exclusives. Compared to Sony and Microsoft who were trying to turn PlayStation and Xbox into large entertainment brands, Nintendo is focusing on making games more portable, accessible, and just plain fun with the Switch. Nintendo has always had a reputation for making great games, but the Wii U was a major misstep. The company has gotten back … [Read more...] about Nintendo Switch is the fastest-selling console of the current generation — here’s why Nintendo is dominating video games
The surprising power of downtime: Here's why the most successful founders work the least. Aytekin Tank Published 7:00 am CST, Thursday, January 10, 2019 Photo: Rodrigo Snchez | EyeEm | Getty Images Photo: Rodrigo Snchez | EyeEm | Getty Images Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Photo: Rodrigo Snchez | EyeEm | Getty Images Why Rest Is the Secret to Entrepreneurial Success 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Cheetahs are the world’s fastest land mammal. These feline sprinters can accelerate from 0 to 60 miles per hour in three seconds flat. Explosive speed enables them to take down an antelope, but when they’re not hunting, cheetahs expend as little energy as possible. In … [Read more...] about Why Rest Is the Secret to Entrepreneurial Success