Make a good first impression Most managers form an opinion of a new hire within their first two weeks on the job. And being capable of doing the work is only one piece of the puzzle. Rather than telling colleagues how things were done in your last job, ask lots of questions that show you’re eager to learn how things are done in your new job. Show respect for and follow your manager’s and coworkers’ advice, even on little things. Check out how your colleagues tackle workplace culture and politics, to get a vibe from the environment. … [Read more...] about 4 ways to get over the new-job jitters
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System76 is offering the new 14.1-inch display Galago Pro laptop from $949 while the 15.6-inch display Darter Pro starts at $999. Both laptops ship with System76's own Pop!_OS or Ubuntu, as well as the open-source Coreboot firmware that replaces proprietary BIOS. … [Read more...] about Linux laptops: System76 reveals Intel 10th generation CPUs for its two new models
"It was nice to score a few runs, I would've liked to have batted a bit longer and been there in the happy hour but unfortunately, tried to cut one that stopped in the wicket a little bit and dragged it on. It was unfortunate at the time, it was a pretty bad time, we had lost Kez [Alex Carey] in the same over. Unfortunate, but these things happen sometimes, learn from it, move on. … [Read more...] about Labsuchagne ‘at home’ in Australia’s new-look middle-order
Amazon’s local entry came in 2006 with its purchase of CustomFlix, a Cal Poly student startup facilitating on-demand DVD distribution. Amazon continued hiring in the area due to “the big engineering pool of talent” in San Luis Obispo, according to an Amazon spokeswoman. In an email statement, Amazon responded to Mayor Harmon’s comments by citing its direct contribution to the local economy via employee salaries and office investments, tabulated at $33 million. … [Read more...] about Can ‘SLO life’ survive when tech comes to town?
Foreign investors who had prepared in 2018 to take capital out of China and escape the Sino-U.S. trade dispute are now bringing that money in, analyst say. Diversion from China makes up about 1% of Vietnam’s GDP, said Adam McCarty, chief economist with Mekong Economics in Hanoi. The GDP was $241.3 billion as of December 2018. “ … [Read more...] about Vietnam Aims to Grow its Economy by 7% This Year, Faster Than China