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A Rivian VP reveals the 5 key traits the Amazon-backed startup looks for in job candidates

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement Hiring the right people is essential to building a successful startup. No matter how talented or charismatic a new company's founder is, they won't succeed without a strong team.
Cindy Nicola is responsible for that task at the electric-vehicle startup Rivian , where she is the vice president of talent acquisition. Rivian has attracted as much attention as any EV startup since it relaunched in 2018 and has grown quickly since then: At the beginning of 2020, it had around 1,500 employees, now it has around 3,500.
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A Credit Suisse rising star departs - What went wrong with Amazon's Haven - Biden's impact on red-hot IPO market

A Credit Suisse rising star departs - What went wrong with Amazon's Haven - Biden's impact on red-hot IPO market

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement It might be a new year, but we still haven't been able to shake off the stink of 2020 just yet. In the first day of trading in 2021, US markets dropped over fears surrounding the coronavirus.
As if that wasn't enough, the more contagious UK variant of COVID-19 was found in New York. Meanwhile, England is going back into a full lockdown for at least six weeks.
In other news, voting in two Georgia runoff elections ends today that will determine control of the US Senate .
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Amazon-backed food delivery firm Deliveroo posts higher revenue, gross profit margin, but losses still rose in 2019

Amazon-backed food delivery firm Deliveroo posts higher revenue, gross profit margin, but losses still rose in 2019

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement Amazon-backed food delivery startup Deliveroo posted higher revenue and a healthy gross margin for its full-year 2019, but it also saw its losses rise in a set of results that did not include the effects of the pandemic.
Headquartered in the UK and competing with the likes of Uber Eats in Europe and parts of Asia, Deliveroo offers on-demand food, alcohol, and grocery deliveries via an app, relying on a network of gig-economy cyclists and motorcyclists to ferry the food to customers.
The company, cofounded by American ex-banker Will Shu, is aiming to IPO and will be...
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News Brief: Relief Package, Cuomo Comments, Myanmar Protester Deaths

Senate takes up the COVID-19 relief package. New York Gov. Cuomo promises to comply with an investigation into allegations of workplace harassment. Myanmar marks its most... Read more ...

Construction Spending Increased 1.7% in January

Construction Spending Increased 1.7% in January

From the Census Bureau reported that overall construction spending increased: Construction spending during January 2021 was estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of... Read more ...

Google updates Workspace

Google updates Workspace

Google Workspace , the company's productivity platform you'll forever refer to as G Suite , is launching a large update today that touches everything from your calendar to... Read more ...

Martech company Zeta Global raises $222.5M in debt

Zeta Global , the marketing technology company founded by David A. Steinberg and former Apple CEO John Sculley, is announcing an additional $222.5 million in new debt... Read more ...

Eric Lane, a 25-year Goldman Sachs veteran and one of the firm's most senior...

Eric Lane, a 25-year Goldman Sachs veteran and one of the firm's most senior leaders, is exiting. Read the full memo from CEO David Solomon breaking the news to staff

Summary List Placement Eric Lane, the global co-head of the asset management division at Goldman Sachs and a member of the firm's powerful management committee, will retire... Read more ...

Housing Inventory March 1st Update: At Record Lows

Housing Inventory March 1st Update: At Record Lows

One of the key questions for 2021 is: Will inventory increase as the pandemic subsides, or will inventory decrease further in 2021? Tracking inventory will be very important... Read more ...

'Clubs are not benefactors': Why you could face a total loss with fan bonds

Many professional soccer clubs are experiencing financial difficulties due to the Corona pandemic and the lack of spectator revenue. Werder Bremen recently confirmed that it is... Read more ...

German IT specialists earn more than bachelor's graduates in computing

IT professionals are in demand in all sectors of the economy. Likewise, demand for digital skills is increasing among other professionals. The average annual gross salary is... Read more ...

5 Ways to Improve the B2B Customer Journey

5 Ways to Improve the B2B Customer Journey

Consider how customers think and feel at various stages of the buyer journey, from the initial ‘I don't think I have a problem' phase, to well beyond the point of sale when... Read more ...

How many stocks should you own in your portfolio? Why there's no single...

How many stocks should you own in your portfolio? Why there's no single 'right' answer

Summary List Placement Investing in stocks can present a challenge, and curating a portfolio that suits your financial goals is no easy task. The number of stocks you should... Read more ...