It’s not just Covid: Amazon’s top doctor on the biggest workplace health challenge of this century

The U.S. is by no means out of the woods when it comes to the pandemic. While booster shots are being approved and the number of deaths may be plateauing, thousands of Americans are still dying each week and we are entering an uncertain cold and flu season with health systems already overwhelmed by Covid …

CEO of maker of U.S.-manufactured toys sees higher inflation persisting into late 2022

American Plastic Toys CEO John Gessert predicted Monday that this year’s higher prices — which have increased in the high single-digit to low double-digit percentages — may still be around into late 2022. Gessert told CNBC’s “Squawk Box” that he does not think inflation will prove to be transitory, as Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell …

Start-up Deel bets that Coinbase, Shopify and others will keep hiring overseas in the battle to find tech talent

Deel CEO Alex Bouaziz Deel Start-up Deel is betting that more tech companies will search for talent overseas as many continue to hire remotely. The San Francisco-based payments and software company announced a $425 million Series D funding round on Monday, boosting its valuation to $5.5 billion. The latest financing was led by Coatue with …

Facebook plans to hire 10,000 people in the EU to build its vision for a ‘metaverse’

In this photo illustration, the Facebook logo is seen on a smartphone screen with the EU flag in the background. Chukrut Budrul | SOPA Images | LightRocket via Getty Images LONDON — Facebook plans to create 10,000 jobs in the European Union over the next five years in a push to build a digital world …

How Chipotle feels about spending close to $2 billion a year on labor

HOUSTON, TEXAS – JUNE 09: Employees speak together at a Chipotle Mexican Grill on June 09, 2021 in Houston, Texas. Menu prices at the Chipotle Mexican Grill have risen by roughly 4% to cover the costs of raising its’ minimum wage to $15 an hour for employees. The restaurant industry has been boosting wages in …

Op-ed: Why everything that can be automated, should be automated: Levi Strauss CFO

A sign is posted in front of the Levi Strauss & Co. headquarters on April 09, 2021 in San Francisco, California. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images News | Getty Images The role of the chief financial officer has expanded well beyond traditional finance. Companies’ critical need to build for a digital future — driven by …

These 8 money moves can help you make up for lost income

kate_sept2004 | E+ | Getty Images The recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic has been slower than a lot of people expected. For many Americans, that means their incomes are not yet back on track or may have suffered again during the onset of the delta variant. Data shows that hiring is still slow. Weekly initial …

CEOs are at their wits’ end — they don’t know how to get their employees back in

CEOs are at their wits’ end to figure out how to get their employees back into the office as high levels of Covid infections persist 18 months into the pandemic. That’s the sentiment shared by CNBC’s David Faber and Jim Cramer, who regularly speak with business leaders about return-to-work challenges. “I continue to hear a …

MTV Youth Study: 46% Gen Zers believe in richer life than a meaningful one

MTV Insights Studio on Friday launched the 2021 edition of its MTV Youth Study titled “Atmanirbhar by Circumstance” reflecting Gen Z’s behavior, mindsets, habits and perceptions. According to the report, 21 per cent of Gen Zers feel it is the most important thing in life to follow their passions instead of having a stable …