Five Tips For Mentoring Young Students About A Career In Business

CEO and Founder of QA Madness, overseeing tech startups and seasoned players` business processes and software quality assurance globally.

I guess every person reaches the point in their lives when they can and want to share their knowledge. Recently, I was invited to talk with high school students about business as a part of my son’s school initiative. It made me realize two things. First, preparing for a lesson is not an easy task. Second, many teenagers are very reasonable when you talk to them about business.

Initially, I decided to share my career achievements and describe how

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Bed Bath & Beyond bets on in-store brands to revitalize business

Bed Bath & Beyond unveiled plans Wednesday to launch a series of in-house brands as part of its long-term effort to modernize its business amid tough competition from e-commerce outlets.

The brick-and-mortar retailer will launch at least eight new internal brands during its 2021 fiscal year. Six of the new brands will debut in the first six months of the fiscal year.

The company said its launch of thousands of products designed in-house would allow it

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Insurance Startup Hippo to Go Public in $5 Billion SPAC Merger

Home-insurance technology upstart Hippo Enterprises Inc. is teaming with a special-purpose acquisition company to go public, the latest insuretech business to tap equity markets and challenge traditional insurers head-on.

The six-year-old Hippo, based in Palo Alto, Calif., will go public through a merger with

Reinvent Technology Partners Z

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in a deal that values the firm at $5 billion, the companies said. Reinvent Technology Partners Z had an initial public offering of stock in November.

Reinvent’s co-directors are LinkedIn co-founder

Reid Hoffman

and

Mark Pincus,

founder of mobile-game maker

Zynga Inc.

Hippo’s move will provide funding as it continues

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Tech entrepreneur John McAfee charged with fraud, money laundering in cryptocurrency schemes

The Southern District of New York has charged tech entrepreneur John McAfee and his cryptocurrency team with fraud and money laundering conspiracy crimes related to two schemes that netted them $13 million.

McAfee, 75, and his executive adviser, Jimmy Gale Watson Jr., 40, are accused of crimes including conspiracy to commit commodities and securities fraud, conspiracy to commit securities and touting fraud, conspiracy to commit wire fraud, substantive wire fraud and conspiracy to commit money laundering for their alleged

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What to do before applying for a personal loan

In the wake of the pandemic, many are turning to personal loans for help. (iStock)

The economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic suffered a blow in December, as the U.S lost 140,000 jobs that month. And although the unemployment rate dipped to 6.3% in January, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported that seasonal jobs were responsible for the employment uptick. Surely, the road to recovery will take time before we see numbers like the pre-pandemic unemployment rate of 3.5% in February 2020.

With so many Americans still facing financial hardship, some people may be looking into getting

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February job growth surges above expectations as coronavirus recovery picks up steam

The U.S. economy added 379,000 jobs in February, evidence the labor market’s recovery is gaining steam nearly one year into the pandemic as coronavirus caseloads fall nationwide and many states ease restrictions on business activity.

The unemployment rate fell slightly to 6.2% — well below the April peak of 14.7% but about twice the pre-crisis level, the Labor Department said in its monthly payroll report released Friday. Economists surveyed by Refinitiv expected the report to show that unemployment

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