Culture

King May 7, 2019

In August 2016, I faced a task many startup founders fear most: I had to lay off more than 50 percent of our staff just two years after founding my company. I personally had to look these team members in the eye, tell them they’d be losing their jobs that day and watch their expressions […]

King May 6, 2019

Chewbacca, a fictional character, has left a lasting legacy on popular culture as well as science, as the naming of the beetle shows. (Source: Wikimedia Commons) On Saturday, May 4, Science News magazine’s Twitter handle replugged a report from 2016 with the words: “In a galaxy far, far away, Chewbacca is a 7.5-foot-tall Wookiee. On […]

King April 30, 2019

Shinjini Das speaks at the 2017 Silicon Valley LIT College Tour at San Jose State University. (Photo by Mark C.) MARK JEROME CRUZ From 2010 to 2014, new immigration plus births to immigrants added 8.3 million residents to the country, equal to 87% of total U.S. population growth within these four years. In 2014, there […]

King April 27, 2019

Japanese companies have long encouraged such parties to give workers the chance to break down barriers with their bosses in an informal setting. (Bloomberg/File) It’s time to stop drinking with the boss after work. That’s the message of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc. banking unit executive Saiko Nanri, who wants to change Japan’s long-standing culture […]

King April 20, 2019

Aditi Jadeja, (below) a proficient dancer, in a series of poses (right). Jadeja will be performing at the Stein Auditorium in India Habitat Centre, at 7 pm next Thursday This April 25, prepare to experience a confluence of culture and compassion. The occasion is a Bharatanatyam performance by danseuse Aditi Jaitly Jadeja to raise funds […]

King April 12, 2019

Can your corporate culture measure up to these three standards? PHOTO BY MIMI THIAN ON UNSPLASH Google the words “corporate culture” and you’ll get 804,000,000 hits. Clearly, there are a lot of us who spend time thinking about the culture we’re creating at work. You can literally buy thousands of books on the topic and read millions […]

King April 6, 2019

London-based DIY collective and flourishing imprint femme culture have released newest instalment in their ‘HeForShe x femme culture’ compilation series in aid of UN Women. femme culture were appointed last year to curate the first volume in the series, which featured music from the likes of Anastasia Kristensen, Octo Octa, Anz, Ehua and Finn. This time around, tracks from the likes […]

King April 5, 2019

Zomato will allow engineers to work with them for one week in its programme called ‘Trial Week’, as part of the food delivery and dining out platform’s attempt to use alternate methods to attract talent. This initiative will allow these candidates to eventually join its engineering team. As the first step, Zomato will shortlist registered candidates […]