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More than 170 leaders from top US firms including Goldman Sachs and Microsoft urge Congress to certify Biden’s Electoral College win

More than 170 American business executives signed a letter urging Congress to certify the electoral vote on Wednesday and confirm President-elect Joe Biden’s victory. Goldman Sachs Chairman and CEO David Solomon, Microsoft President Brad Smith, BlackRock CEO Laurence Fink, and Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla were among the signatories. “Attempts to […]
More than 170 leaders from top US firms including Goldman Sachs and Microsoft urge Congress to certify Biden’s Electoral College win
Strategy

Job diary: High-level execs hire me to overhaul their daily schedules so they’re less stressed and can get more done. Here are my top 5 tips that can help anyone.

Jan Lehman is an executive coach and the owner of CTC Productivity in St. Paul, Minnesota. After working as a software developer and a home organiser, Lehman realised she had a knack for understanding people’s productivity issues and helping them transform their workflow. She started her coaching business in 2009, […]
Job diary: High-level execs hire me to overhaul their daily schedules so they’re less stressed and can get more done. Here are my top 5 tips that can help anyone.
Markets

Big businesses are protecting exec pay by rewriting bonus plans and changing performance targets during COVID-19, a report has found

Big businesses are protecting executives’ pay by rewriting bonus plans and changing performance targets, a report has found. Companies have added non-financial targets and written off worst-performing months, Semler Brossy Consulting Group said. For example, Olive Garden parent company Darden Restaurants modified its bonus plans so that lower sales at […]
Big businesses are protecting exec pay by rewriting bonus plans and changing performance targets during COVID-19, a report has found
Tech

‘One of the most difficult jobs in America’: NASA is now counting on Kathy Lueders, a 28-year space agency veteran, to land 2 astronauts on the moon in 2024

Under NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine, two chiefs of the agency’s human spaceflight have departed within a year, including Bill Gerstenmaier and Doug Loverro. Last week, NASA announced Kathy Lueders – a 28-year agency veteran and leader of the program overseeing SpaceX’s first crewed flight to orbit – would now lead […]
‘One of the most difficult jobs in America’: NASA is now counting on Kathy Lueders, a 28-year space agency veteran, to land 2 astronauts on the moon in 2024
Strategy

8 job interview strategies used by successful executives

While many successful executives have favourite interview questions, others have general strategies they prefer to use for each job candidate. From asking for a classic elevator pitch to posing brain teaser questions, here are a few strategies used by execs such as Salesforce’s Marc Benioff and Airbnb’s Brian Chesky. Visit […]
8 job interview strategies used by successful executives