US allies are trying to stop former military pilots from helping China

US allies are trying to stop former military pilots from helping China

SYDNEY—Australia will review its rules aimed at discouraging former military personnel from aiding foreign adversaries as U.S. allies grow concerned that China has recruited Western pilots and benefited from their technical expertise. Australian Defense Minister Richard Marles said an investigation into whether former Australian personnel had provided training to China had raised concerns that warranted … Read more

Meta’s Mark Zuckerberg says he is in charge as the company prepares for mass layoffs

Meta’s Mark Zuckerberg says he is in charge as the company prepares for mass layoffs

When WHEN -0.26% Platforms Inc. will begin laying off employees Wednesday morning, CEO Mark Zuckerberg told hundreds of executives Tuesday. Mr. Zuckerberg appeared dejected at Tuesday’s meeting, saying he was responsible for the company’s missteps and that his overoptimism about growth had led to overstaffing, according to people familiar with the meeting. Meta’s chief human … Read more

Salesforce cut hundreds of employees Monday

Salesforce cut hundreds of employees Monday

Sales force confirmed on Tuesday that it is cutting some employees this week after the company’s software maker saw demand ease in some countries and industries. Protokol previously reported on the cuts, saying they could affect up to 2,500 employees. A person familiar with the matter said Salesforce let go fewer than 1,000 people on … Read more

Meta’s Mark Zuckerberg says he is in charge as the company prepares for mass layoffs

Meta’s Mark Zuckerberg says he is in charge as the company prepares for mass layoffs

When WHEN -0.26% Platforms Inc. will begin laying off employees Wednesday morning, CEO Mark Zuckerberg told hundreds of executives Tuesday. The upcoming layoffs are expected to amount to many thousands of employees and are likely to be the largest of the year so far in the tech sector, The Wall Street Journal previously reported. Mr. … Read more

Foxconn’s efforts to ease workers’ fears of Covid led to tighter lockdowns

Foxconn’s efforts to ease workers’ fears of Covid led to tighter lockdowns

HONG KONG – When a small group of workers spent 27 hours locked inside the world’s largest iPhone factory in early October, it appeared to be little more than another temporary lockdown in China’s ongoing war against Covid-19. But the outbreak continued and on Monday, days after saying operations were stabilizing, Foxconn Technology Group cut … Read more

Meta is stocking up on the report, mass layoffs are set to begin

Meta is stocking up on the report, mass layoffs are set to begin

The Meta Platforms Inc. pavilion on the opening day of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, Monday, May 23, 2022. Jason Alden | Bloomberg | Getty Images Shares of Facebook owner Meta rose 6.5% on Monday after a Wall Street Journal report over the weekend said the company could start layoffs as soon … Read more

How to use salary transparency to negotiate a better salary

How to use salary transparency to negotiate a better salary

Information is power Job seekers can use an employer’s information about the salary range for a given position to ask more questions. Carter, the author of “Ask More: 10 Questions to Negotiate Anything,” cited questions like “What will be required of me in the role?” and “How do you rate in that band?” “ Use … Read more

More professionals have to have another job due to inflation

More professionals have to have another job due to inflation

As the holidays approach and America’s full-time workers feel squeezed by inflation, some are turning to another job to supplement their income. The October jobs report shows that the number of Americans working part-time jobs in addition to their full-time jobs rose 6% year-over-year to 4.5 million people, according to Labor Department statistics. With unemployment … Read more

Apple warns iPhone production disrupted by China’s Covid-19 restrictions

Apple warns iPhone production disrupted by China’s Covid-19 restrictions

The Cupertino, California-based tech giant said on Sunday that the Zhengzhou assembly plant is currently operating but at reduced capacity. “We now expect lower iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max shipments than we previously expected, and customers will experience longer wait times to receive their new products,” the company said. Last week, Apple … Read more

Startups are looking to lay off techies

Startups are looking to lay off techies

Debt-laden with investor capital, tech startups plan to snap up software developers, engineers and marketers flooding the job market after job cuts at Twitter Inc., Lyft Inc. and other major tech employers. Kathy Zhu said she is fielding candidates for engineering, customer service and other roles at Streamline AI, the two-year-old tech startup she co-founded. … Read more