• Your raise is now based on next year's performance

    4 monthes ago - By Philly

    To encourage workers to learn new skills, more employers are starting to focus on the future during evaluations.
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  • New Microsoft Surface hardware is probably arriving tomorrow

    New Microsoft Surface hardware is probably arriving tomorrow

    4 monthes ago - By Tech Crunch

    Microsoft all but announced as much via the official Surface account. The company tweeted out the leading question “Where will Surface go next?” along with a image of the full lineup - the Pro, Laptop, Book 2 and swiveling all-in-one Studio.
    The desktops each displaying 6:00 on Tuesday, July 10 is the other key hint here. The big news will probably drop tomorrow, most likely in the A.M. So, what's on deck for the Surface line? Given that all of the key players are present and accounted for here, an entirely new entry seems like a pretty reasonable guess.
    Where will Surface go next?...
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  • Swiss Re: Global Underwriting Profit Improving in 2018

    4 monthes ago - By A.M. Best

    Positive rate dynamics and demand for new covers will support industry growth in the coming years, according to Jerome Haegeli, group chief economist of Swiss Re.
    Rates have reacted to last year's ...
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  • Airbus introduced a massive new cargo plane that looks like a whale and will play a key role in the company's future

    Airbus introduced a massive new cargo plane that looks like a whale and will play a key role in the company's future

    4 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    The Airbus Beluga cargo plane tasked with transporting large sections of Airbus aircraft for final assembly.
    The current fleet of five Airbus A300-600ST Belugas has been in service for 20 years.
    Recently, Airbus introduced a larger, next-generation Beluga called the BelugaXL.
    The BelugaXL is based on the Airbus A330-200 freighter and is expected to enter service in 2019.
    Airbus and its many subsidiaries have come up with some wonderfully ambitious and interesting aircraft over the years. The double-decker A380 superjumbo is one example that comes to mind.
    But the plane that really stands...
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  • Union Pacific's Chemicals Freight Business Will Benefit From An Uptick In U.S. Chemicals Production

    4 monthes ago - By Forbes

    We expect Union Pacific Corporation's Chemical Freight revenues to grow in mid-single digits in the near term, led by an increase in volume as well as pricing. The company generates its revenues primarily from various commodities freight, such as agriculture, coal, and industrial...
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  • 'This next year will. feel like childbirth': HBO's new corporate overlord warns employees to expect a tough year

    4 monthes ago - By Chron

    John Lamparski / Stringer
    Warner Media CEO John Stankey told HBO employees to anticipate a tough year to come at the company.
    "You will work very hard, and this next year will - my wife hates it when I say this - feel like childbirth," he said to 150 HBO employees at a recent town hall.
    Stankey said that HBO needs to increase its subscriber base and get bigger and broader to compete.
    Employees at HBO should prepare themselves for a busy, and potentially painful, year ahead.
    That was the message that Warner Media CEO John Stankey gave to 150 HBO employees at a recent company town hall...
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  • AT&T is already pushing HBO to be more like Netflix, and it signals dramatic changes for the network

    AT&T is already pushing HBO to be more like Netflix, and it signals dramatic changes for the network

    4 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Now that HBO is owned by AT&T, the network's new corporate boss, John Stankey, wants HBO to develop more shows and movies to compete with other streaming services like Netflix.
    HBO has previously distanced itself from Netflix's model to focus on quality over quantity. HBO CEO Richard Plepler has even said "more is not better."
    But at a recent town hall with Stankey, Plepler seemed to change his tune, and said "we need a lot more to be even better."
    AT&T wants HBO to be more like Netflix - at least that's the vibe that was given off by its new corporate boss at a recent town hall meeting...
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