The Television Critics Association winter tour steamrolled along on Friday. The morning started with a presentation from National Geographic with a panel for their Academy Award nominated documentary “Free Solo.” Rock climber Alex Honnold was on stage with his girlfriend and film producers.The morning continued with Ovation where Julia Stiles discussing her upcoming drama “Riviera” (debuts Feb. 9) where she plays an art curator, and Sam Neill talking about his six-part documentary series “The Pacific: In the Wake of Captain Cook” (debuts Feb. 14) which follows the adventures of the famous explorer. However, the highlight of day was the afternoon, which was all about HBO.Here are the most notable moments from today.HBO premiere date announcementsHBO didn’t have a formal executive session, they just got down to business. The first announcement was that, “Leaving Neverland,” the four hour documentary on Michael Jackson, will air on … [Read more...] about TCA 2019 Travel Log #3
Quit job after 3 months
Did you see my post about my 12 monthly challenges? I’m not doing traditional New Year’s resolutions this year, I’m choosing 12 mini challenges to do each month in 2019. Each month I’ll do something like go running everyday for a month, do yoga everyday for a month, keep a journal everyday etc etc. You can read the full list here: 12 months of challenges for a better 2019 I decided to go with no TV for January. Now I’m not suggesting that watching TV is a bad thing and when I tell people about it they seem to think I’m judging them for watching TV. I’m really not! My problem with TV is the fact that I watch it mindlessly. Sam and I have a little routine each evening where we put the kids to bed, tidy the house, make dinner and then sit down and watch TV. It’s a nice routine; it’s comforting, it’s easy and it’s relaxing but I often find myself sitting in front of the TV for 2-3 hours each evening watching … [Read more...] about Challenge 1: What happened when I quit TV for a month?
Businesses and employers decry the tendency of young Vietnamese workers to change jobs frequently, Photo: Le Toan A new trend A recent survey conducted by recruitment firm Navigos Group on more than 3,000 Vietnamese people born between 1980 and 1986 found that 69 per cent of respondents said they were considering moving to another job, while 70 per cent of respondents said that they work in a company for an average of four years or less. It is easy to see that young Vietnamese people’s level of commitment to an organisation is not high. The reports show that the rate of job changes among young employees is on the rise. They are always willing to change their jobs for many reasons such as low pay, unsuitable working environment, an unhappy relationship with their bosses and colleagues, and many more. The job-hopping trend among millennials goes against the traditional work culture in Vietnam, where state-owned enterprises hire graduates and employ them until they retire. The … [Read more...] about Young workers refuse to settle for “only OK” jobs
Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page By Dana Hull Bloomberg News September 07, 2018 (Bloomberg) -- The turmoil at Tesla Inc. reached a fever pitch Friday, as news emerged that two senior executives will leave Elon Musk’s electric-car maker a matter of hours after he smoked marijuana during an hours-long interview with a comedian.Chief Accounting Officer Dave Morton gave notice Tuesday that he was resigning less than a month into the job, according to a filing. Tesla’s stock plunged, then extended declines after Gabrielle Toledano, the head of human resources who’s been on a leave of absence, told Bloomberg News that she won’t rejoin the company.Morton, a former CFO for computer-drive maker Seagate Technology Plc, joined Tesla one day before Musk tweeted that he was considering buying out some investors at $420 a share and taking the company private. The CEO abandoned that effort … [Read more...] about Tesla chief accounting officer resigns after a month
Susan Tompor Detroit Free Press Published 10:00 p.m. UTC Aug 2, 2018 The countdown to retirement can include all sorts of plans — setting aside extra cash in in the 401(k) plan, aiming to pay down debt, dreaming about the first trip you'd like to knock off your bucket list. But retirement experts will tell you that it's the things that you don't plan for that derail retirements all the time. Here's look at five things you might not anticipate when it comes to retiring. 1. No one really knows when it's time to say 'Game over' Many folks on the job in their 40s or 50s might like to think they're going to retire at age 65 or 68. But more likely than not, they end up being way off in their estimates, said David M. Blanchett, head of retirement research for Morningstar Investment Management in Chicago. Reality gets in the way of plans and many Americans end up retiring earlier than expected, Blanchett said. Someone who plans to retire at 65, for example, … [Read more...] about These 3 big surprises can derail your retirement