An Amazon recruiter says she doesn’t expect new grads to be business majors, but demonstrating ‘Leadership Principles’ on their resumes makes them stand out

Lots of people want to know how to work at Amazon. But catching the eye of an Amazon recruiter, especially when you’re still in college, can be challenging. Celeste Joy Diaz, the recruiting manager for university programs at Amazon, looks for candidates who held leadership positions in college. Click here for more BI Prime stories. Amazon is one of the U.S. companies people want to work for most, according to a 2019 LinkedIn report. It trails only Alphabet and Facebook on the most-desired list. Young people who want a job at the Seattle-based retail giant can start to position themselves as a good fit even before they graduate. Recruiters at… Read More

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Nintendo just released the latest ‘Legend of Zelda’ for the Nintendo Switch, and it’s a remake of a classic Game Boy adventure

“The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening,” a remake of the classic Game Boy title, was released for the Nintendo Switch on September 20. The new “Link’s Awakening” has been rebuilt from the ground up with a unique visual style and a handful of additions to the game. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. The newest “Legend of Zelda” game is a remake of a Game Boy Classic — “The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening.” Released in 1993, “Link’s Awakening” was the first portable “Zelda” game, which makes it a perfect title to remake for the Switch, Nintendo’s portable hybrid console. While most “Zelda” games take place in the familiar… Read More

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Photos show the scale of the destruction caused by the drone attacks on 2 Saudi Arabian oil facilities

Photos show the extent of damage caused to the Abqaiq and Khurais oil refineries in Saudi Arabia. Aramco opened up the oil facilities to journalists as part of a press trip on Thursday. Saudi Arabia tell journalists they are working hard to resume normal oil production by the end of September. The damage was caused as a result of a drone attack on Saturday, shutting down production on around 5% of the world’s daily crude oil production and causing oil prices to surge up to 20%. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Photos and videos detail the extent of damage caused by the drone strikes on two Saudi Arabian… Read More

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Bank of America’s aggressive push into cities like Portland, Nashville, and Denver is helping reclaim ground lost to dealmaking rivals. Now it’s eyeing the rest of the US.

Bank of America is chasing smaller deals and expanding its investment bank to far-flung American locations that it had previously ignored, adding San Diego, Nashville, and Salt Lake City to its roster this year. BofA’s regional and middle-market push, feeding off the bank’s vast commercial banking and wealth management footprint, has helped the firm rebound from a difficult 2018. It’s clawing back market share and rising up the league tables. Now it’s doubling down on this strategy, announcing new teams and key hires this summer in a quest to dominate middle-market investment banking. Click here for more BI Prime stories. To rev up investment banking fees and reclaim market share,… Read More

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The 17 best Christmas movies on Hulu you can stream right now

Hulu has great holiday content to stream including the Christmas classic, “The Polar Express” starring Tom Hanks. A basic ad-supported Hulu subscription runs $5.99 a month, the most affordable streaming service available. Hulu’s ad-free option is double the price at $12.99 a month, but I’ve always found it to be worth it. Both give you access to all the content below, plus Hulu’s entire streaming catalogue. Feel that chill in the air? Fall is here, which means it’s nearly Halloween, which is basically Thanksgiving, so it’s practically the holiday season already. Where does the time go? If you can’t wait to start trimming your tree, putting up twinkly lights, and… Read More

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1 of Britain’s biggest banks has appointed its first female CEO

RBS has appointed Alison Rose as CEO, making it the first of Britain’s “big four” banks to have a female leader. Rose, who joined RBS as a graduate trainee 27 years ago, will earn £1.1 million ($1.4 million) a year — slightly more than her predecessor, according to the BBC. She currently heads up the bank’s commercial and private banking division. View Markets Insider’s homepage for more stories. One of Britain’s biggest lenders has appointed its first female CEO. RBS — one of the UK’s “big four” banks along with Barclays, Lloyds, and HSBC — announced Alison Rose will take the reins from Ross McEwan at the end of October.… Read More

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Sega just launched the Genesis Mini — check out the 42 classic games that are included with the classic console

Sega launched the Sega Genesis Mini on September 19, a retro console with 42 classic games pre-installed. Sega revealed the replica of its popular 90s video game console during a fan conference in Tokyo back in April 2018 — the company waited more than a year to release the Genesis mini. Like Nintendo’s popular retro consoles, the Sega Genesis Mini will have HD video output and comes with a pair of wired replica controllers. Unlike Nintendo, Sega has already made dozens of classic Genesis games available on modern video game consoles, giving players more options if they want to play those retro titles without buying the Genesis Mini. Visit Business… Read More

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The best lightning cables you can buy for your iPhone

We’ve charged our iPhones with dozens of lightning cables over the years to find the best ones. The durable Anker PowerLine lightning cables are a cut above the rest. They’re affordable, come in multiple sizes, and you can get a lightning-to-USB-C cable for fast charging that’s MFi certified by Apple. Anyone who has ever owned an iPhone loves to hate Apple’s lightning cables. The charging cables that come with your iPhone or iPad don’t usually last too long, and you end up needing more than one lightning cable at home anyway. Luckily, the internet is full of great lightning charging cables to suit your every need. Whether you need an… Read More

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Widespread climate walkouts expected at Amazon, Microsoft, Google, Facebook and many other tech companies

350 Seattle, an organization that worked with the Amazon Employees for Climate Justice group that proposed a shareholder resolution calling on the company to present a comprehensive climate change plan, protest outside the tech giant’s annual meeting in May 2019. (GeekWire Photo / Monica Nickelsburg) Climate change will take center stage in the technology industry today as thousands of employees at some of the world’s biggest and most influential companies plan to walk off the job. Employees from Amazon, Microsoft, Facebook, Google, Twitter, Square and more are walking out Friday in support of the Global Climate Strike, a week-long series of youth-driven marches and demonstrations across the globe demanding reduced… Read More

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