‘Chief freelance officers’ starting to appear, report says

A new position called the “chief freelance officer” is starting to appear, according to a report by two French students from the Grenoble École de Management. The chief freelance officer “is responsible for creating a good experience for freelancers within the company,” according to a summary of the report. “In small companies, he is the … Read more‘Chief freelance officers’ starting to appear, report says

Qualified talent difficult to retain, survey finds 75.5% plan to leave within five years

Qualified talent is not only more difficult to recruit, but it’s also more difficult to retain, according to a survey by jobs platform iHire. More than half of job seekers on its platform, 51.7%, left their jobs voluntarily in the past five years, and 75.5% said they planned to stay with their current employer no … Read moreQualified talent difficult to retain, survey finds 75.5% plan to leave within five years

Report lists top 10 cities for economic growth in US

Personal finance website WalletHub announced the 10 US cities with most rapid economic growth over the past seven years based on a review of 515 US cities. The fastest-growing cities are: Lehigh Acres, Florida Mount Pleasant, South Carolina Bend, Oregon Enterprise, Nevada Frisco, Texas Fort Myers, Florida Meridian, Idaho St. George, Utah Cape Coral, Florida … Read moreReport lists top 10 cities for economic growth in US

SAP, owner of SAP Fieldglass VMS, names new CEOs

Software maker SAP SE, which owns the Fieldglass vendor management system, announced last week that its CEO Bill McDermott is stepping down. The Walldorf, Germany-based firm announced that Jennifer Morgan and Christian Klein have been appointed co-CEOs effective immediately. Morgan most recently served as president of the company’s cloud business group, which included SAP Fieldglass, … Read moreSAP, owner of SAP Fieldglass VMS, names new CEOs

AI chatbot maker Xor announces $8.4 million funding round (VentureBeat)

Xor, the developer of an artificial intelligence chatbot platform for recruiting, has raised $8.4 million in a seed funding round, VentureBeat reported Friday. Xor, based in San Francisco, tripled sales in the US and reached $2 million in annual recurring revenue, according to the report. Funds will be used to expand the company’s workforce of … Read moreAI chatbot maker Xor announces $8.4 million funding round (VentureBeat)

Apple CEO Tim Cook Caves to Communist China, Again

Apple Inc. and CEO Tim Cook have gone big in efforts to capture consumers and profits in the People’s Republic of China, so the current outrage from the rest of the world over its obedience to the communist government – as it cracks down on dissent – appears to be a minor irritant not worth … Read moreApple CEO Tim Cook Caves to Communist China, Again

Trump-Mexico Immigration Deal Breaks Up Caravan of 2000 Migrants

published 2019-10-14 11:29:00 by Bob Price New immigration procedures implemented by Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) effectively disbanded a group of 2,000 mostly Central American caravan migrants. Immigration policies put in place following an agreement between Mexico and the Trump Administration broke up a caravan consisting of approximately 2,000 people from Central America, Africa, … Read moreTrump-Mexico Immigration Deal Breaks Up Caravan of 2000 Migrants

Making News: Back on CNBC this Afternoon, Piscopo & Breitbart Podcasts…& More!

I’m pleased to announce that I’m scheduled to return to CNBC this afternoon to comment on latest, fast-moving developments surrounding the U.S.-China trade talks and the “Phase One” deal announced last Friday.  The segment is slated to begin at 2 PM EST and, as usual, if you can’t tune in, I’ll post a link to … Read moreMaking News: Back on CNBC this Afternoon, Piscopo & Breitbart Podcasts…& More!

Seized, identified assets worth Rs 3,830 crore in PMC Bank case: ED

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Monday said it has seized and identified assets worth Rs 3,830 crore, including private jets and a yacht, in connection with its probe in the Punjab and Maharashtra Co-operative (PMC) Bank money laundering case. The assets, both immovable and movable, will be attached under provisions of the Prevention of Money … Read moreSeized, identified assets worth Rs 3,830 crore in PMC Bank case: ED

5 reasons firms are switching to biometric time clocks – should you?

Biometric time clock systems are gaining popularity with businesses all over the world. This type of time clock system has the potential to save time and money and make it simpler to track hourly employees. Does that mean you should switch to using a biometric solution to track employee time? What are biometric time clocks? … Read more5 reasons firms are switching to biometric time clocks – should you?

Indian economy on shaky ground: Nobel awardee

Indian-American Abhijit Banerjee, who won the 2019 Nobel Economics Prize, said Indian economy is on a shaky ground. The data available do not hold any assurance for the country’s economic revival anytime soon, he stated. “In the last five-six years, at least we could witness some growth, but now that assurance is also gone,” Banerjee … Read moreIndian economy on shaky ground: Nobel awardee

How Highly Educated People End Up on the Streets

Looks can be deceiving. There is something innately satisfying about confirming suspicions. We see something, we draw conclusions, and then hopefully confirm them. That beautifully crafted dish is just as delicious as it looks. That frosted glass of beer is … Continue reading → The post How Highly Educated People End Up on the Streets … Read moreHow Highly Educated People End Up on the Streets

Two Recommendations: Support ICH and Read the Herland Report

Support ICH Read the Herland Report Information Clearing House is an important source for news and analysis on which I rely. ICH needs your support.  http://www.informationclearinghouse.info  The Herland Report, the work of Hanne Herland, a brave, intelligent, beautiful woman in Scandinavia, brings valuable perspectives on a wide range of issues. You should add this report … Read moreTwo Recommendations: Support ICH and Read the Herland Report

Democratic Presidential Clown Car Update for October 14, 2019

Biden and Warren tie in Iowa, another debate looms, Harris continues to plummet, LBGTCrazy, indestructible Bernie is back on his feet, Yang is the new Ron Paul, and Beto is coming after your church. It’s your Democratic Presidential clown car update! Q3 Fundraising Only two new listings, in bold. Bernie Sanders: $25.3 million. Elizabeth Warren: … Read moreDemocratic Presidential Clown Car Update for October 14, 2019

Indian-American contestant collapses before Miss World America final night

Las Vegas, Oct 14 (IANS) Indian American beauty Shree Saini collapsed right before Miss World America final night of the competition. Shree will stay in a hospital for a “cardiac arrest watch”, says her mother. “Please pray for my daughter Shree Saini. This is Ekta Saini, Shree’s mom. Shree collapsed right before Miss World America final … Read moreIndian-American contestant collapses before Miss World America final night

Bernie Wants You to Own More of the Means of Production

Bernie Sanders just released a landmark plan to shift ownership and control of the US economy away from the very affluent and towards workers and the public. Bernie Sanders speaks to a crowd of supporters at a campaign rally on July 18, 2015 in Phoenix, AZ. Charlie Leight / Getty Bernie Sanders released a proposal … Read moreBernie Wants You to Own More of the Means of Production