Tronc Buys New York Daily News

Chicago Tribune publisher Tronc has bought the New York Daily News, ending an era of independent ownership for the tabloid. It marks a shift from the paper’s previous owner, Mortimer B. Zuckerman, a real estate magnate and influential figure in the city who used the paper’s combative front pages to pass comment on political figures. The… Continue reading “Tronc Buys New York Daily News”

Originally posted 2017-09-06 14:14:14.

Need extra cash? Amazon is hiring and you can work from home

If you’re looking for a job, Amazon is once again hiring for its virtual customer service center! The e-commerce giant needs part-time customer service associates who will work from home to troubleshoot issues that customers may have over phone, chat and email. Read more: Career expert reveals 9 secrets to resume success Amazon is hiring for… Continue reading “Need extra cash? Amazon is hiring and you can work from home”

Originally posted 2017-09-06 00:30:21.

BRICS boost from China

China will give 500 million yuan (64 million euros) for a BRICS economic and technology cooperation plan. Chinese President Xi Jinping says there will also be the equivalent of a further 3.3 million euros for projects at the BRICS countries’ New Development Bank. The announcement comes amid questions over the relevance of BRICS and China’s commitment… Continue reading “BRICS boost from China”

Originally posted 2017-09-04 21:07:49.

10 companies hiring work-at-home customer service representatives

If you’re looking for a job that you can do from the comfort of your own home, there are plenty of opportunities in customer service — one of the fastest growing and largest career fields in today’s job market. When you think about it, nearly every company has a need for customer service professionals! In recent… Continue reading “10 companies hiring work-at-home customer service representatives”

Originally posted 2017-09-04 00:55:45.

Lockheed Martin Names Stephanie C. Hill Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategy and Business Development

BETHESDA, Md., Aug. 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has appointed Stephanie C. Hill, 52, senior vice president for Corporate Strategy and Business Development and a corporate officer effective September 11, 2017. In her new role, Hill will be responsible for global business strategies and overseeing the corporation’s efforts in identifying, assessing, qualifying, and… Continue reading “Lockheed Martin Names Stephanie C. Hill Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategy and Business Development”

Originally posted 2017-08-31 20:31:20.

Harvey has knocked out a significant portion of the nation’s oil refining capacity

The nation’s biggest oil refinery shut down Wednesday morning as Tropical Storm Harvey continued to hammer the core of the U.S. industry that turns crude oil into gasoline. The Motiva refinery in Port Arthur, Texas, began a “controlled shutdown” at 5 a.m. Wednesday, joining more than a dozen other facilities in Corpus Christi, Beaumont and other… Continue reading “Harvey has knocked out a significant portion of the nation’s oil refining capacity”

Originally posted 2017-08-31 20:05:37.

Female Entrepreneurs Create Fake Male Cofounder To Avoid Sexism

Penelope Gazin and Kate Dwyer faced the typical onslaught of sexist doubt and criticism when the Los Angeles-based duo set out to launch their own digital marketplace for quirky art. They were often viewed as hobbyists instead of entrepreneurs, even though their business model improved on some of the standards already established by tech industry giants… Continue reading “Female Entrepreneurs Create Fake Male Cofounder To Avoid Sexism”

Originally posted 2017-08-31 20:05:07.

Analyst says Harvey will cost United Airlines $265 million

United Airlines, which uses Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport as one of its main hubs, will likely see flights decline by 1.5 percent in this quarter due to the impact of Hurricane Harvey, an analyst quoted by Bloomberg reported Tuesday. The loss will amount to about $265 million, according to Helane Becker of Cowen & Company.… Continue reading “Analyst says Harvey will cost United Airlines $265 million”

Originally posted 2017-08-30 21:21:38.

Warren Buffett Quotes On His 87th Birthday

Warren Buffett, 87, is one of the most successful investors in the United States. He is the chief executive officer, president, and chairman of Berkshire Hathaway. He was named the second richest person in the country and fourth wealthiest in the world by Forbes in August 2017, with an estimated net worth of $76.9 billion. Along… Continue reading “Warren Buffett Quotes On His 87th Birthday”

Originally posted 2017-08-30 21:23:32.