#55: War For Talent, Great Re-Shuffle, Prices Jump 6.2% For Food, Gas and Housing
Let's talk education, inflation, and talent while one of us sits in corporate and the other hides in a hotel game room.
What’s our take for each update? Find out on the pod (which is optimized for listening while you walk, workout, maybe meditate?).
💩 Prices for U.S. consumers jumped 6.2% in October, highest inflation rate since 1990, with surges in costs for food, gas and housing left Americans grappling with the highest inflation rate since 1990.
🙌 The U.S. will lift restrictions on international travel on Monday, reopening the border to vaccinated travelers after a 20-month closure.
Satya (Microsoft) and Ryan Roslansky (LinkedIn) agree it’s the 'Great Reshuffle,' not the 'Great Resignation'
👨🦳 “There’s a war for talent at the front lines,” the chief executive of Macy’s says. “My sense is we all have to raise our game.”
🤖 Companies will increasingly use AI/machine learning to predict and better manage their cashflows in the next few years. It’s another example of “everyday AI” that is creeping into all parts of our life. This isn’t particularly revolutionary and makes a lot of sense. There is so much data that financial analysts can’t possibly research and predict every eventuality - but computers and algorithms can.
🧵 Thread of the week
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