Bank job cuts are coming — here’s what you need to know1 min

Bank job cuts are coming — here’s what you need to know1 min

Millennial and Gen Z’s days of remote working could be numbered

Millennials and Gen Z, it may be time to reacquaint yourself with office attire and the daily commute: Your days of remote working could be numbered, according to one future of work author. As the workforce adapts to a “post-pandemic” landscape, it could be in the interests of both employers and employees to return to … Read more

How TikTok’s head of U.S. safety finds a way to log off social media

It’s not easy for Eric Han to get away from work or social media. Han, 35, is the head of U.S. safety at TikTok, which saw its user base skyrocket during lockdowns. Since 2020, the social media app has also received increasing scrutiny over how it handles the spread misinformation, disinformation and graphic content in … Read more

The battle over inflation-linked pay adding to European port contagion

The growing congestion at ports in Germany and the Netherlands, which could delay car and furniture shipments to the U.S. for weeks, shows no signs of clearing up as the latest round of labor negotiations between the Central Association of German Seaport Companies (ZDS) and ver.di, the German labor union, ended with no agreement. A … Read more

Top Indicators of Financial Independence for Women, Survey Says

Select’s editorial team works independently to review financial products and write articles we think our readers will find useful. We earn a commission from affiliate partners on many offers, but not all offers on Select are from affiliate partners. While the idea of financial freedom can mean different things to different people, a recent report … Read more

Special forces training, dogs and six-figure salaries — how law firms are trying to keep staff happy

Resilience training from former soldiers, dogs in the office and £160,000 salaries for juniors are just some of the ways London law firms are trying to keep their staff happy during a challenging period for morale. Salaries have spiralled in the sector since 2020, with pay topping £160,000 for newly qualified lawyers at some US … Read more

Google memo to employees on Roe v. Wade overturn

Google CEO Sundar Pichai speaks at a panel at the CEO Summit of the Americas hosted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce on June 09, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. Anna Moneymaker | Getty Images Google sent a companywide email Friday about the historic Supreme Court ruling overturning Roe v. Wade, explaining employees in affected … Read more

Powell tells Congress the Fed is ‘strongly committed’ to bringing inflation down

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell told congressional lawmakers Wednesday that the central bank is determined to bringing down inflation and has the ability to make that happen. “At the Fed, we understand the hardship high inflation is causing. We are strongly committed to bringing inflation back down, and we are moving expeditiously to do so,” … Read more

Apple workers in Maryland vote for company’s first unionized store in U.S.

An employee arranges Apple iPhones as customer shop at an Apple store. Mike Segar | Reuters Employees at an Apple store in Towson, Maryland voted Saturday to join a union, a significant achievement for organized labor that could encourage employees at other Apple stores to unionize. The Towson store is the first unionized Apple store … Read more

Klarna CEO draws criticism for posting emails of almost 600 ‘Klarnauts’ who lost jobs

The chief executive of embattled buy-now-pay-later company Klarna drew criticism for publishing a list of the hundreds of employees he has let go. Sebastian Siemiatkowski posted the list on LinkedIn, a week after announcing job cuts for about 10% of Klarna’s global workforce. The 565 so-called “Klarnauts” volunteered to have their names added to the list. The … Read more