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Owning Your Onboarding Process Is the Key to Success With New Hires

9 minutes ago   |   Business

While the COVID-19 pandemic has caused a spike in unemployment , organizations such as online retailers, shipping companies, and communications firms are experiencing the...
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AMD's Lisa Su earned more than Bob Iger, Jamie Dimon, and Reed Hastings last year. Here are the 10 highest-paid S&P 500 CEOs

AMD's Lisa Su earned more than Bob Iger, Jamie Dimon, and Reed Hastings last year. Here are the 10 highest-paid S&P 500 CEOs

33 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

AMD CEO Lisa Su was the highest-paid S&P 500 CEO last year. Su is the first woman to top the annual CEO pay study by Equilar and the Associated Press. She earned more than...
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Credit Sesame, the credit and loan management startup backed by Menlo Ventures, laid off 14% of its workforce as its credit business gets squeezed

Credit Sesame, the credit and loan management startup backed by Menlo Ventures, laid off 14% of its workforce as its credit business gets squeezed

33 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Credit Sesame laid off close to 14% of its workforce on Wednesday, Business Insider has learned. The Mountain View-based fintech startup helps customers raise their credit...
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Warehouse workers are suing Amazon for putting their families at risk of coronavirus

Warehouse workers are suing Amazon for putting their families at risk of coronavirus

43 minutes ago   |   KOAT

The complaint, filed Wednesday by three Amazon workers at its JFK8 warehouse, alleges the company has erected a "a façade of compliance" to meet public health guidelines while...
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Facebook slaps labels on state-controlled media amid anger over Trump's posts

Facebook slaps labels on state-controlled media amid anger over Trump's posts

1 hour ago   |   Politico   |   4 articles

LONDON - Facebook took steps Thursday to reduce the role of state-backed media outlets from Russia and China on its global platform amid controversy over how the social...
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Holy Land CEO Fires Daughter After Racist Posts From Her Past Resurface

Holy Land CEO Fires Daughter After Racist Posts From Her Past Resurface

1 hour ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - The CEO of Holy Land, a gourmet grocery, bakery and deli in the Twin Cities, has announced the decision to fire his own daughter after racist posts from her past...
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Unity, the $6.3 billion startup that quietly powers some of the biggest video games in the world, is reportedly ramping up for an IPO as soon as this year

Unity, the $6.3 billion startup that quietly powers some of the biggest video games in the world, is reportedly ramping up for an IPO as soon as this year

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

The software startup behind Unity, one of the world's most widely-used game creation suites, is planning to go public this fall, according to a new Bloomberg report . The San...
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Soccer club Tottenham among firms to tap virus loan scheme

1 hour ago   |   ABC News

British Airways, Marks & Spencer and even Premier League soccer club Tottenham Hotspur are among 53 big companies to take advantage of a special coronavirus loan scheme from...
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Plant DTC companies like The Sill, Horti, and Bloomscape are seeing surging demand as other DTC companies are stumbling. 3 CEOs talk about having a front-row seat for the houseplant boom

Plant DTC companies like The Sill, Horti, and Bloomscape are seeing surging demand as other DTC companies are stumbling. 3 CEOs talk about having a front-row seat for the houseplant boom

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Cooped up Americans are turning to direct-to-consumer plant companies like The Sill, Horti, and Bloomscape to adorn their homes with greenery and create a lush indoor space...
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TD Ameritrade jumps as much as 6% after DOJ approves Charles Schwab takeover deal

TD Ameritrade jumps as much as 6% after DOJ approves Charles Schwab takeover deal

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Charles Schwab , the online broker, has received approval from the Justice Department for its acquisition of TD Ameritrade , CNBC reported Thursday . TD Ameritrade surged as...
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Detained US Navy veteran freed by Iran, en route home

Detained US Navy veteran freed by Iran, en route home

U.S. officials say a Navy veteran who's been detained in Iran for nearly two years has been released and is making his way home, with the first leg on a Swiss government aircraft. Read more ...

Facebook will start labeling pages and posts from state-controlled media

Facebook will start labeling pages and posts from state-controlled media

Facebook will start labeling the pages, posts and advertisements of state-controlled media outlets. Read more ...

1.9 million seek jobless aid even as reopenings slow layoffs

1.9 million seek jobless aid even as reopenings slow layoffs

WASHINGTON - Nearly 1.9 million people applied for U.S. unemployment benefits last week, the ninth straight decline since applications spiked in mid-March, a sign that the... Read more ...

Obama steps out as nation confronts confluence of crises

Obama steps out as nation confronts confluence of crises

The former president held a virtual town hall event with young people to discuss policing and the civil unrest that has followed the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. Read more ...

Health official: No new COVID-19 cases from parties at Lake of Ozarks

Health official: No new COVID-19 cases from parties at Lake of Ozarks

Camden County Health Department reported Friday that a person from Boone County who had attended the parties tested positive for the virus. Read more ...

Congress has approved more than $3 trillion in coronavirus relief. Here's...

Congress has approved more than $3 trillion in coronavirus relief. Here's what's happened to it

In March, Congress authorized trillions of dollars in spending to help address the economic crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic - much of it aimed at getting cash into... Read more ...

New suspect identified in disappearance of Madeleine McCann

New suspect identified in disappearance of Madeleine McCann

British and German authorities are investigating a new suspect in connection with the disappearance of 3-year-old British girl Madeleine McCann, who went missing 13 years ago. Read more ...

Prosecutors describe racist slur as Ahmaud Arbery lay dying

Prosecutors describe racist slur as Ahmaud Arbery lay dying

BRUNSWICK, Ga. - A state investigator alleged Thursday that a white man was heard saying a racial slur as he stood over Ahmaud Arbery's body, moments after killing him with... Read more ...

General Lee statue to be removed from Virginia's capital, Richmond

General Lee statue to be removed from Virginia's capital, Richmond

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam has announced the removal an iconic statue of General Robert E. Lee from Monument Avenue in the state's capital, Richmond, which has been... Read more ...

Over 42.6 million Americans have filed for unemployment during the...

Over 42.6 million Americans have filed for unemployment during the coronavirus pandemic

Subscribe to How To Reopen , our weekly newsletter on what it takes to reboot business in the midst of a pandemic . Another 1.9 million Americans filed initial unemployment... Read more ...