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Junior Bank of America banker who died was working over 100 hours a week

May 15, 2024 Junior Bank of America banker who died was working over 100 hours a week Wall Street has grappled for years with overwork among junior staff. BY Reuters The 35-year-old Bank of America investment banker who died from a blood clot earlier this month wanted to leave the U.S. bank because he was working … Continue reading Junior Bank of America banker who died was working over 100 hours a week

Your employees are freaking out over performance reviews. Here’s how to make them less stressful

May 07, 2024 Your employees are freaking out over performance reviews. Here’s how to make them less stressful Stress hormones spike in the weeks before a performance evaluation. This chief people officer says this doesn’t have to be the case. BY Livia Martini These days, performance reviews are getting a bad rap. They’re described as “awful,” … Continue reading Your employees are freaking out over performance reviews. Here’s how to make them less stressful

Consumer confidence drops to its lowest level in nearly two years as Americans fret over their financial futures

April 30, 2024 Consumer confidence drops to its lowest level in nearly two years as Americans fret over their financial futures U.S. consumer confidence deteriorated for the third straight month. BY Associated Press U.S. consumer confidence deteriorated for the third straight month as Americans continue to fret about their short-term financial futures with prices and interest … Continue reading Consumer confidence drops to its lowest level in nearly two years as Americans fret over their financial futures

AI chatbots are taking over customer service, but most of us would rather wait for a human

April 30, 2024 AI chatbots are taking over customer service, but most of us would rather wait for a human Live agents are perceived as being better than bots at most customer service tasks, especially when frustrated consumers are looking for a little empathy. BY Christopher Zara “Please hold for the next available agent.”  For busy … Continue reading AI chatbots are taking over customer service, but most of us would rather wait for a human

Airlines were just put on notice over ‘surprise junk fees’: 4 new rules they will have to follow

April 24, 2024 Airlines were just put on notice over ‘surprise junk fees’: 4 new rules they will have to follow Disclosing fees and curbing sly sales tactics that leave travelers paying more are among guidelines laid out by the Department of Transportation. BY Sam Becker The Biden administration’s war against junk fees has taken to … Continue reading Airlines were just put on notice over ‘surprise junk fees’: 4 new rules they will have to follow

Japanese doctors sue Google over false reviews to highlight the platform’s dangers

April 19, 2024 Japanese doctors sue Google over false reviews to highlight the platform’s dangers The damages they are seeking are symbolic, about 23,000 yen ($150) per plaintiff. BY Associated Press A group of Japanese doctors has filed a civil lawsuit against U.S. search giant Google, demanding damages for what they claim are unpoliced derogatory and … Continue reading Japanese doctors sue Google over false reviews to highlight the platform’s dangers

Pakistan banned X over political instability. A top official is demanding its immediate return

April 19, 2024 Pakistan banned X over political instability. A top official is demanding its immediate return Millions of people use X in Pakistan, and Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party relies on it especially heavily. BY Associated Press An important ally of Pakistani Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif demanded the government lift a two-month-old ban on the social … Continue reading Pakistan banned X over political instability. A top official is demanding its immediate return

A baby born this year could lose $1 million over their lifetime because of climate change

April 16, 2024 A baby born this year could lose $1 million over their lifetime because of climate change Climate change is already costing you money. But for the average American born in 2024, the costs will be even higher, according to a new study from Consumer Reports and ICF. BY Adele Peters A baby born … Continue reading A baby born this year could lose $1 million over their lifetime because of climate change

Apple layoffs: iPhone maker cuts over 600 jobs after reportedly killing off car its project

April 05, 2024 Apple layoffs: iPhone maker cuts over 600 jobs after reportedly killing off its car project The tech giant has filed a WARN notice with the state of California. BY Michael Grothaus Since late 2022, every major tech company has initiated mass layoffs—with the exception of Apple. But now that is finally about to … Continue reading Apple layoffs: iPhone maker cuts over 600 jobs after reportedly killing off car its project

Apple cuts over 700 jobs following its car and display project closures

Apple cuts over 700 jobs following its car and display project closures Eight offices in Santa Clara, California were affected by the layoffs. Mariella Moon   Fri, Apr 5, 2024 Apple Over 700 people at Apple have recently lost their jobs, according to the latest WARN report posted by the Employment Development Department of California … Continue reading Apple cuts over 700 jobs following its car and display project closures