Nearly 13 years after the final episode of ABC’s “Lost” aired, cast members have come forward sharing their truth about being a part of the successful show. An exclusive excerpt from Maureen Ryan’s “Burn It Down: Power, Complicity, and a Call for Change in Hollywood” was shared with Vanity Fair, which details what happened on the set of “Lost.” Harold Perrineau — who starred as Michael Dawson in Seasons 1 and 2 — opened up about his personal experience.
May 31, 2023
If “something ain’t adding up” was a person, it would be that of a local Uber driver. Most people familiar with the ride-sharing app know that the drivers do not receive the full amount of funds from a ride. According to the operating model, a portion of the charged fees goes to the driver and another to the company . Pretty standard, right? However, a recent situation revealed that one driver only received about 45 percent of the funds charged for what appeared to be a surged ride. via GIPHY
Dec 6, 2022
Are you underpaid compared to your peers? Have you taken on more responsibilities at work without a salary increase? You probably need to advocate for a raise — a task most people find daunting, especially the first time. But you can do it, given the right strategy, proper preparation, and a little confidence. Determine the Right Strategy The first step is to determine what strategy will be the most effective. Who has decision-making authority over your possible salary increase? It may be your immediate supervisor. Depending on your company’s process and your supervisor’s personality, a direct, fact-based appeal may be the most successful approach. But the decision-maker might be two levels above that person, or there may be multiple decision-makers. Some may be persuaded by logic. To appeal to others, you may need to pander a bit. Do Your Research Being able to prove you are underpaid relative to your peers can strengthen your argument for a raise. Find salary data for comparable...
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