Tag Archives: Tell

Amid coronavirus outbreak, VC firms tell startups to brace for uncertainty

Bengaluru: As Covid-19 continues to spread across the world and in India, creating curbs on travel and large business events, venture capital (VC) firms are advising startups and their portfolio companies to conserve cash and spend less, and brace for a possible uncertain fund-raising environment. “What we are witnessing is possibly a once-in-a-lifetime event, which will, almost certainly, deliver the global economy a ... Read More »

Google is advertising in print magazines and you can’t tell

Perhaps you would buy a smartphone for its camera if you knew it was used to photograph the rapper Cardi B on the cover of W magazine. Or actress Angela Bassett on the cover of Allure. Or Ryan Gosling on the cover of GQ. If so, you might prefer to know that the company pushing this phone—Google in this case—paid for ... Read More »

How Can You Tell Whether Your Doctor Is Any Good?

On my last night of residency, a friend and I swapped our most memorable stories. We recalled the nights of panic and triumph caring for dozens of critically ill patients, about the day – OK, days – we fell asleep standing up, about the weeks subsisting on saltine crackers and ginger ale. The conversation turned to a legendary co-resident: He ... Read More »

Should I Tell My Boss I’m Job Hunting?

Shutterstock Dear Liz, I know you say it’s a bad idea to tell your boss you’re job hunting, but I think my situation is different. I like my boss a lot. I like my job. I have to quit my job because it’s too far away from my daughter’s day care. I have to find something closer. If I try ... Read More »

When I Turn Down The Job Offer, Should I Tell Them Why?

Dear Liz, I recently received a job offer for a Marketing Analyst job. Last night I decided to turn it down. I was conflicted about the decision. The job pays more than any job I’ve held so far. The people were friendly enough but every time I visited their facility (three times total) I saw and heard more disturbing signs about ... Read More »