Tag Archives: New

More and more IT professionals looking for a new job

NEW DELHI: Many in leading technology services companies seem to be unhappy with the increments handed out to them in the last annual appraisal cycle (June-July), leading to a nearly 3x jump in the number of IT professionals searching for jobs, show the findings of a survey. The dipstick study, ‘The Rise in Active Job Seekers’ and conducted by staffing firm Xpheno, ... Read More »

Facebook rolls out new video tools, plus Instagram and IGTV scheduling feature

Facebook  on Monday announced a number of updates aimed at video creators and publishers, during a session at the International Broadcasting Convention (IBC) taking place in Amsterdam. The updates involve changes to live video broadcasting, Facebook’s Watch Party and Creator Studio, and they include enhancements to tools, expanded feature sets and improved analytics, among other things. The highlights include better ways ... Read More »

All the new health & fitness features coming to iOS 13 & watchOS 6

The Health app Launching the Health app, it looks immediately different from that seen in iOS 12. No longer do four tabs span the bottom —they have been replaced with only two for Summary and Browse. Summary View The Summary view brings all relevant information to the front, populated by the health metrics you track. This can be dependant on what ... Read More »

How To Succeed In A New Job

One of the first things people ask me once they get a new job is for advice on what to do to ensure that they are successful in the job and have opportunities for later promotions. I have to admire their passion for wanting to thrive at work and to be viewed in a positive light. So, what can you ... Read More »

BE Exclusive: Creativity at test as FSSAI pushes new advertising norms

How far one can go with creative advertising when getting ‘hurt’ becomes a new normal? The recent ad campaign by Surf Excel on Holi celebrations saw a huge backlash after Twitteritis went all out criticising the ‘misleading’ ad causing ‘hurt’. The ad later disappeared silently. Creating successful advertising campaigns under the regulatory framework was already difficult with brand ambassadors even facing prosecution ... Read More »

New perspective on changing travel conditions in Arctic communities

Snowmobile is a common mode of transport in Inuit communities. Temperature influences machine functioning, potential of getting stuck and conditions of ice and snow. Credit: Dylan Clark, McGill University, Canada Inuit communities’ travel skills and regional knowledge have helped mitigate the effects of Arctic climate change on travel conditions, according to a new study. The Arctic is warming nearly twice ... Read More »

The art of managing the first 90 days in a new job

Success or failure during the first few months is a strong predictor of the overall success or failure in the job, says Michael Watkins, author of the bestseller The First 90 Days. The first few months in a new role or organization are critical as stakeholders scrutinize and evaluate, try to figure you out in terms of your personality, approach, leadership ... Read More »

UK broadcasters face advertising tipping point, new study finds

The Netflix logo on a television screen. Photograph: Mike Blake/Reuters Broadcasters are facing a tipping point in the next five years where a faster decline in traditional viewing will make TV campaigns too expensive to be cost-effective for advertisers. A report has forecast an “inflection point” for UK TV where the decline in viewing that is already well established among ... Read More »

Google slapped with more than $56 million in fines under new European privacy rules

Google has been fined more than $56 million over its advertising in Europe. France’s data privacy watchdog CNIL announced in a statement Monday that it was imposing a record sanction of 50 million euros on the U.S. tech giant due to “lack of transparency, unsatisfactory information and lack of valid consent for the personalization of advertisement.” An investigation into complaints filed against Google ... Read More »

Fintech’s hot new job: dealing with regulators

NEW YORK: US regulators have taken a greater interest over the past year in technology startups promising to reinvent finance. This newfound attention is compelling the biggest names in fintech to prioritise a part of their business that’s often ignored. Several financial technology companies are looking to staff up in regulatory compliance, according to job posting data reviewed by Bloomberg. Among them are Betterment, Coinbase, Robinhood Financial, Social ... Read More »