All in a day's work: May Day musings
It may seem strange to us that May Day is celebrated as a traditional spring holiday in other parts of the world. It wasn't until late 19th century that May 1 was chosen as the International Workers Day (or Labour Day). This holiday holds a certain appeal in countries where lifelong labour is synonymous with life. The futurists however, are predicting days when Artificial Intelligence will do all the work for us, while we grapple with a lifetime of leisure; Kerala has just contributed to the process by banning the practice of ‘gawking’ charges. Read on…
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Google’s parent company Alphabet is the best employer in the world, according to data compiled by Statista and Forbes, on best publicly-listed companies to work for. Alphabet topped the list with a perfect score of 100, with employees citing the company’s image, working conditions and diversity as the reasons for its top rating. And no, having an office where you can nap isn’t the reason that more than two million people every year apply to work at Google.