Chinese American employee claims coworkers taped their desk with biohazard sign, caution tape as ‘prank’
A LinkedIn post went viral after blasting a corporate workplace’s white employees for allegedly “pranking” a Chinese American coworker’s desk with a biohazard sign and caution tape.
Just a “prank”: On Monday, Yeong Cheng, cofounder of the support group Denver Asian Collective, posted about the February 2020 incident on LinkedIn on behalf of the Chinese American employee. Throughout the post, the employee is referred to by the pseudonym “Jess” with they/them pronouns.
A Texas-based personal injury attorney is under fire after allegedly commenting a racist message on an Asian man’s LinkedIn post.
A multinational tech company has apologized for a recent job advertisement that blatantly discriminated against potential Asian applicants.
Aptude, which is based in Illinois, went viral last week over its now-removed LinkedIn ad that sought after a data analyst for the tech company’s office in Menlo Park, California.
Armed with a dream, determination and only $250 in his bank account, Preston Phan left his home in Seattle to give in to the allure of Silicon Valley in late 2016.
Phan, who was born in Texas, ended up living on the streets of San Francisco, where he experienced being homeless for the first time in his life.
One Canadian company’s job posting is going viral because of the last line of its job description.
The posting, put up by Toronto-based web design company Vestra Inet, is for a “Content Writer/SEO specialist” who would mostly write content for clients and make blog posts. The required skills listed include:
Individuals who used the professional networking site LinkedIn between 2011 to 2014 may be able to file a claim against the company worth up to $1,500.
The payout comes as part of a settlement the company agreed to in resolving the $13 million class-action lawsuit filed against them in 2013 for enabling an “Add Connections” feature that violated their terms of services.
An ex-employee at Google bought sole ownership of the domain name “Google.com,” but was relieved of his hosting powers after only one minute.
Sanmay Ved worked for Google for five and a half years before leaving to get his MBA. While he was searching around in Google Domains late one night, he noticed that the Google.com domain was available for purchase.
It’s tough to be one of the most respected entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley when startup bros try to call you out for having a confusing product.
Reid Hoffman, venture capitalist and billionaire co-founder of LinkedIn, had an awkward interaction last week at Fortune’s Brainstorm Tech conference when one Jourdan Urbach, the CTO of social video platform Ocho, asked a sort of non-question aimed at telling Hoffman how badly LinkedIn was designed. After a sharp breath and some nervous laughter, Hoffman attempted to give the kid and the crowd a straight answer.
Someone once told me, “If you ask for money, you get advice. If you ask for advice, you get money.”
Those words changed the entire course of my career. They helped me launch my startup Kiip, acquire several rounds of funding, and learn from the brightest in the industry.