Also, the past experience with grants has not been ideal. After the 9/11 crash, American airlines were given billions of dollars in aid but that did not prevent large scale job losses. Union leaders alleged that the money did not reach the worker on the ground. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus impact | Should the government come to the aid of airlines?
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Pierce combined high-proof alcohol stock with aloe and other ingredients to make an artisanal hand sanitizer for his family, and made a whimsical post about it on Instagram in early March. “The next day I got an email from the deputy fire chief of Oakland,” he says. “And she’s like, ‘Listen, I have 500 employees that are interfacing on the frontlines of this health crisis, and we do not have enough hand sanitizer. Could you make us some?'” Within a week, Pierce had mixed up and donated about 9 gallons to the fire department. He made smaller batches for a local hospital and an assistance program for the homeless. … [Read more...] about Inside the mad rush to produce ventilators and emergency gear to fight COVID-19
For companies, it helps them save costs since salary outgo is a significant portion of the expenses. If good candidates with relevant work experience are ready to join at a lower salary, it is a win-win for the company both from a new hire standpoint and cost aspect. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus pandemic | Worried about pink slips, execs now ready to move jobs with pay-cut
Stoicism, for example, is known for its teaching of virtue and virtuous living. A Stoic is someone who is indifferent to emotions such as grief, pain, pleasure or joy. The ancient philosophy of Stoicism was developed in 301 BC by Zeno of Phoenicia in Athens, Greece, was followed from the emperors of Rome like Marcus Aurelius and philosophers such as Seneca, Epictetus to modern writers like Ryan Holiday, Tim Ferriss and many others. Here are some of the principles of this philosophy, which can help investors stay calm and unruffled through the violent ups and downs in their lives as well as their investments: … [Read more...] about A little philosophy to preserve your sanity in these treacherous markets
India's favourite messaging app WhatsApp has witnessed a spike in usage recently, thanks to the coronavirus lockdown enforced in the country. However, the spike in usage is causing unnecessary hogging of internet bandwidth at a time when internet usage is soaring. In order to reduce the consumption of internet bandwidth, WhatsApp is limiting the duration of videos that can be uploaded as WhatsApp Status. Now, WhatsApp users can only upload 15-second videos as opposed to 30-second videos earlier. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus pandemic | WhatsApp limits status to 15 seconds in India to prevent an internet slowdown