Gen Z Grads Say Companies Like Google and Facebook Are ‘Harmful,’ and Won’t Work For Them

January 14, 2020 2 min read This story originally appeared on Business Insider Facebook and Google routinely hold the top spots for the best places to work, but some college grads couldn’t care less. Generation Z college graduates, or those born between 1996-2010, say they won’t be applying to jobs at major tech companies due to concerns over company ethics, according to a new report from The New York Times. The last decade had no shortage of scandals involving major tech firms, including reports that Google had protected a top executive from punishment for sexual misconduct in 2018 and Facebook’s revelation that Cambridge Analytica improperly obtained millions of users’ data to serve pro-Trump ads in advance of the 2016 election. As a result, some former recruiters for Facebook told CNBC the acceptance rate for full-time engineers fell by as much as 40%. As more Gen Zs graduate college, big tech firms could lose out on key talent. Many Gen […]

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Warren Buffett Says He Eats McDonald’s 3 Times a Week and Pounds Cokes Because He’s Not ‘Bothered’ by Death

The 88-year-old Berkshire Hathaway CEO still comes to work every day and eats chicken nuggets three times a week. April 26, 2019 2 min read This story originally appeared on Business Insider At 88 years old, Warren Buffett is still living life to the fullest. To Buffett, that means going to work — which he calls a “vacation every day” — and eating McDonald’s for lunch at least three times a week. The CEO of holding company Berkshire Hathaway and the world’s third-richest man revealed his peculiar lifestyle habits in a three-hour long interview with the Financial Times. Buffett told FT he has no plans to retire; while his old age means he must wear a hearing aid and avoid driving at night, he still “jumps out of bed” to go to work. Along with Buffett’s thrice-weekly McDonald’s chicken nuggets habit, a quarter of Buffett’s caloric intake comes from drinking Coke. “I’m not […]

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