Articles by tag: Big Tech

Want to Support and Encourage More Women in Tech? Focus on Company Culture and Equity in Hiring

Women in tech

Late last year, a problematic statistic came to light: Over 50% of women in tech reported experiencing sexual harassment, inequality or discrimination at some point during their work life. And with startup culture often being compared to college frat life, some believe that women may find it even harder to fit in. It seems…

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Big-Tech Layoffs: Recession or Mismanagement?

“The recession is coming; the recession is coming! ” – Paul Revere, 2022 As whispers of a pending recession become louder and louder, it stands to reason these major layoffs in big-tech are a preemptive measure to keep companies afloat. So far, we’ve seen companies like Twitter, Amazon, Meta and more laying off, in…

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How Flexible are Big Tech’s Hybrid Work Models?

Just over a year ago, Big Tech companies found themselves making the transition from a predominantly office-centric culture to fully remote. Now with the business world seeking to regain a sense of normalcy, Big Tech companies are beginning to change their tune on permanent work-from-home flexibility, as they decipher what range of hybrid work models…

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Healthcare
Why Big Tech Sees Value in Healthcare Data

The COVID-19 pandemic hit just as many countries were finding their long-term stride around value-based care, one of the leading strategies for reimagining global health systems. Pushing up on ten years after the publication of the study, “The Strategy That Will Fix Healthcare,” we have a better picture of what is and isn’t working…

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Australian Government Moves Forward with Making Tech Giants Pay News Publishers: Business Casual

Google and Facebook have been under increasing scrutiny for their power. Australia aims to confront that power head-on with a recent code drafted by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC). The draft forces the tech giants to pay Australian publishers in order to share their digital content. Powered by RedCircle Australia’s move aims to…

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Greenpeace Report Puts Distance Between Big Tech and Big Oil: Business Casual

After Tuesday’s Greenpeace report highlighting how Google, Microsoft, and Amazon use AI and warehouse servers to support the location and retrieval of oil and gas deposits from the earth for the likes of Shell, BP, and ExxonMobil—helping big oil profit from climate destruction—a Google spokesperson unloaded a bombshell pledge, confirming that the company “will…

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Australia Makes Big Tech Pay for News, Literally

On this Business Casual segment, hosts Tyler Kern and Daniel Litwin are joined by producer Taylor Bagley to highlight a shift in Australian media dynamics between legacy corporate media platforms, independent journalism, and Big Tech aggregators. Australian Treasurer Josh Frydenberg released plans to force major tech companies, like Google and Facebook, to pay media…

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Ensuring Excellence: Jonathan Yu’s Commitment to Quality Control
June 15, 2024

Meet Jonathan Yu, the meticulous Quality Control Manager at Rentex, Philadelphia. Jonathan helps to ensure project success for Rentex customers by keeping all equipment is in tip-top shape. With the precision of a Jedi, he maintains the highest standards of quality and reliability, bringing unparalleled dedication his role. Join us in celebrating Jonathan’s hard work…

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Resilience in Action: Rodney Krantz’s Operational Expertise
June 15, 2024

Meet Rodney Krantz, the dynamic Operations Manager at Rentex Las Vegas. Rodney thrives in the bustling environment of Las Vegas, expertly managing operations with remarkable resilience and determination. His journey as a cancer survivor adds to his strength and dedication, inspiring those around him. Join us in celebrating Rodney’s unwavering commitment and the vibrant energy…

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Mastering Multitasking: Garrett Millar’s Warehouse Leadership
June 15, 2024

Meet Garrett Millar, the adept Warehouse Manager at Rentex, Las Vegas. Garrett excels at multitasking, expertly juggling numerous responsibilities to ensure smooth and efficient operations. His ability to handle diverse tasks with precision and agility keeps the warehouse running seamlessly. Join us in celebrating Garrett’s dedication and the exceptional management skills he brings to our…

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Tech-Savvy Leadership: Robert Zicarelli’s Warehouse Expertise
June 15, 2024

Meet Robert Zicarelli, the diligent Assistant Warehouse Manager at Rentex Las Vegas. Robert excels in maintaining efficient warehouse operations with a keen eye for detail and organization. His strategic approach to challenges is as meticulous as fine-tuning a high-performance car. Join us in celebrating Robert’s dedication and the innovative energy he brings to our Las…

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Unemployed Workforce Turns to Amazon, Gig Economy, and Grocers for Jobs: Business Casual
March 26, 2020

On this snippet from Business Casual, host Daniel Litwin paints a picture of the potentially massive spike in unemployment around the corner due to coronavirus. As more workers at small businesses or in service industries lose their jobs, large entities in our economy look to hire en masse: grocers, gig economy platforms, and ecommerce giants….

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White House Turns to Big Tech to Fight Coronavirus: Business Casual
March 18, 2020

On this episode of MarketScale’s Business Casual, hosts Tyler Kern and Voice of B2B Daniel Litwin discuss U.S. Chief Technology Officer Michael Kratsios’ remote conference call to some of the biggest players in tech, requesting their help in mapping out a response plan to the COVID-19 pandemic. So, what exactly is the White House…

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