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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 »

Instagram Adds New Stickers to Let Users Ask Questions in Live Videos, Share Music, and More

Instagram has added a number of new interactive features to its Stories format. The new features enable Instagram users to ask for music recommendations from their followers, answer questions during a live stream, and more. The update is being rolled out on both Android and iOS starting today. The Facebook-owned company announced these new features in a blog post on ... Read More »

How Sony’s ‘Spider-Man: Into the SpiderVerse’ uses AR to put a new spin on a beloved superhero

Sony Pictures Miles Morales leaps from a building in ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ There’s a new Spider-Man on the block, and his concept of high technology doesn’t involve an automated costume. In the age of the blockbuster movie, it’s a given that extravagant special effects are a big part of driving the narrative. With its wildly successful “Avengers” franchise, Marvel ... Read More »

5 Things You Need To Do When Starting A New Job

Getty Royalty Free The first few weeks at a new job are the most important. You need to learn not only what to do, but how to do it well. You want to make a good first impression on both your manager and you coworkers. Get yourself started off on the right foot by doing these five things. Build relationships. ... Read More »