Automation is changing the nature and potential of entry-level jobs. It’s on everyone to adapt.
Automation is changing the world. Namely, it’s changing the way we work by eliminating many of the more menial, repetitive tasks that employees currently focus on multiple hours a day. And while this is happening to employees across all areas of business, perhaps no one is being impacted more quickly—or dramatically—than practitioners and designers of entry-level work.Read Full Story
The retailer says the mugs could leach chemicals—but that the versions sold in the U.S., Canada, and the Dominican Republic are safe.
A travel mug that Ikea has recalled in other countries is still being sold in the U.S., as the company says the version sold here is safe for consumers.Read Full Story
The prime minister appointed nearly all-male ministers last year, and is repenting with a progressive, female presidential appointee.
Greece is finally joining the future with a female head of state. Katerina Sakellaropoulou, who currently heads Greece’s top administrative court, was voted into office by Parliament today for a five-year term as president that begins in March. Here are four things to know about Sakellaropoulou:Read Full Story
Illinois law allows users to sue tech companies for up to $5,000 per privacy violation. That means Facebook could be on the hook for billions in fines.
The United States Supreme Court has declined to hear a case brought forward by Facebook that argues its users would have had to show they suffered “real-world harm” after Facebook identified them in photos using its facial recognition technology without getting their consent.Read Full Story
Goodbye, overpriced leggings.
How much did you pay for your last pair of leggings? Sure, there are affordable (read, $10) options from stores like H&M—but chances are that you get what you pay for, and contribute to unsustainable fast fashion practices.Read Full Story
The startup that made its name selling erectile-dysfunction meds on the web is going national—and thinking about how to expand its portfolio of offerings.
Hims & Hers—the telehealth startup that prescribes and sells antidepressants, hair-growth formulas, anti-aging retinoids, birth control, sex drive boosters, and supplements—is launching in all 50 states and will now be able to conduct physician consultations in real time.Read Full Story
Buffer’s unscientific but research-backed predictions look at conscious capitalism and other concepts that are gaining traction at companies large and small.
We think a lot about work culture at Buffer. So at the end of the year, it’s always an interesting exercise to think about how the work world has evolved and the work culture trends we see on the horizon.Read Full Story
And other quotes from the rich, powerful, and influential at the World Economic Forum in Davos.
It’s that time of the year again where the rich and powerful meet in Davos, Switzerland, to, well, decide the fate of the world for another year. Or at least give hints about the direction they want the world to head in.Read Full Story
A decade after he first said, “Hello Ladies,” Isaiah Mustafa is back in a different world.
To celebrate the 10-year anniversary of the original Old Spice Guy campaign launch, the brand has brought back Isaiah Mustafa as its iconic spokesman, now a doting-yet-impeccably-scented dad to a Gen Z son.Read Full Story
Founders may prefer to stay in the office, but advice columnist Maynard Webb says there are good reasons to show up at business confabs and conferences.
Editor’s Note: Each week Maynard Webb, former CEO of LiveOps and the former COO of eBay, will offer candid, practical, and sometimes surprising advice to entrepreneurs and founders. To submit a question, write to Webb at firstname.lastname@example.org.Read Full Story