Carolyn Jäger estimated her shipping costs will double when she makes the move from the government-funded USPS to the privately-owned shipping company.
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- NY Daily News
An NYPD chief who was once the department’s highest-ranking woman endured a series of “offensive” and “inappropriate” episodes after being demoted, a judge has ruled, allowing the ex-cop’s gender discrimination lawsuit to proceed. After getting moved from being the first woman to serve as the NYPD’s chief of crime control strategies to chief of collaborative policing, a less desirable job, ...
- Business Insider
A résumé coach explains why job seekers' applications are getting lost in the void: 'The unfortunate thing is that companies don't put out instruction manuals'
The systems that companies set up to make hiring easier have led many candidates to get overlooked.
(Bloomberg) -- Almost every lump of coal that U.S. miners will dig out of the ground next year has already been sold, as surging natural gas prices prompt utilities to burn more of the dirtiest fossil fuel. Most Read from BloombergA Deep Dive Into Squid Game's World of InequalityCan a New Mayor Fix Seattle’s Downtown?The Terrifying Rise of Haunted TourismIn Minneapolis Election, the Future of Policing Is at StakeMeet Six People Fighting Water Scarcity Across the GlobePeabody Energy Corp., the to
- Business Insider
A software engineer spent 8 hours daily applying to entry-level coding jobs for 6 months. She was rejected 357 times before receiving an offer.
Like millions of others during the Great Resignation, Sophia Cheong quit her job to switch careers. Despite shortages, her move into tech wasn't easy.
Americans’ retirement portfolios suffer from “leakage” every year, which is defined as early withdrawals from retirement accounts for reasons outside of retirement. Most retirement accounts require investors to be age 59 1/2 before they’re allowed to take penalty-free distributions, but hardships do happen, such as job loss, a disability or a death in the family. Distributions for non-emergencies, such as cashing out an account when switching jobs, however, could unnecessarily put an American’s future retirement in peril.
- American City Business Journals
Costco Wholesale Corp. (Nasdaq: COST) and Starbucks Corp. (Nasdaq: SBUX) are both raising wages for their hourly employees across the country. On Monday, Costco increased its minimum wage to $17 an hour. "As Starbucks celebrates our 50th anniversary, we are reminded that our heritage is based on the simple concept that our green apron partners are the heartbeat of Starbucks and that success is best when it’s shared,” Starbucks President and CEO Kevin Johnson said in a news release.
- LA Times
Exxon is exploiting a unique Texas courthouse procedure to intimidate global warming activists.
- Yahoo Finance
With a record number of workers quitting, many companies have been re-examining their retention strategies.
Comcast is in no rush to exit its position in Hulu, executives told Wall Street analysts on Thursday as they also touted the steady growth of NBCUniversal’s Peacock streaming platform. Comcast and Disney are scheduled to formally part ways in the Hulu venture in 2024, under the terms of a deal struck in 2019 after […]
- Miami Herald
‘Bats--t insane.’ Florida attorney general’s own lawyers gave early warning of worse to come | Editorial
It was strangely refreshing to hear the words that appellate lawyers in the office of Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody used, in newly released emails, to describe the desperate attempt by the Texas attorney general to overturn the results of the 2020 election by suing four swing states in 2020.
- Motley Fool
Notably, the group behind that percentage includes retirement savers with $100,000 to $450,000 in investable assets -- people who've already made headway building their savings. The logical solution for underfunded retirement savers is to keep on working. If you've dreamed of retirement as carefree days filled with hobbies and quality time, the idea of continuing to work may be hard to stomach.
- Business Insider
I just became a pilot after spending $80,000 on flight school. Here's what the intense training program was like.
"I don't regret it at all," a 32-year-old commercial pilot said. "I don't see myself being anything other than a pilot."
Transitioning to green energy will take time. Meanwhile, governments bring back the dirtiest of fossil fuels.
NEW YORK (Reuters) -Crude oil tanks at the Cushing, Oklahoma storage and delivery hub for U.S. crude futures are more depleted than they have been in the last three years, and prices of further dated oil contracts suggest they will stay lower for months. U.S. demand for crude among refiners making gasoline and diesel has surged as the economy has recovered from the worst of the pandemic. Demand across the globe means other countries have looked to the United States for crude barrels, also boosting draws out of Cushing.
- Motley Fool
Retirement isn't the sort of thing you can afford to jump into. Ideally, you'll enter retirement with a decent chunk of money in your IRA or 401(k) plan. To figure that out, you'll first need to land on the right withdrawal rate.
- Business Insider
Workers have the most leverage they've had in a generation, and a recruiting expert says they should use it to their advantage
Now is the time for job seekers to go where hiring demand is strongest, even if it's outside their comfort zone, the CEO of Recruiter.com says.
- Associated Press
European gas prices dropped Thursday after Russian President Vladimir Putin instructed the country's major natural gas company to pump more gas into EU storages. Europe's gas prices have soared in recent weeks amid strong demand in Asia driven by the economic recovery from the pandemic and due to depleted European Union stocks from a cold winter. During a call with officials late Wednesday, Putin told Alexei Miller, the head of state-controlled gas giant Gazprom, to start pumping gas into the company's storage facilities in Austria and Germany after it fills domestic depots by Nov. 8.
- Washington Examiner
Attorney General Merrick Garland said the Justice Department continues to stand by the findings of the DOJ watchdog that fired FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe lied under oath to investigators during a leak investigation despite the Biden DOJ reversing his firing and settling his lawsuit against it with a big payout.
- KMGH - Denver Scripps
City of Denver and Denver International Airport officials announced the completion of the first phase of the Great Hall Project at the airport.
- Road & Track
Every company seems jazzed about the electric future. Think hard about market forces, though, and it’s obvious that someone is going to lose.