The company is trying to create an online money system that is easy for everyone to use, not just the insiders who feel comfortable trading in Bitcoins. It’s all built on a massive system of personal trust.
Mercedes-Benz and Fast Company invite creative and enterprising business owners with promising growth potential to submit a 60 to 90-second video for the chance to win a new Sprinter and $10,000 toward vehicle customization.
Fast Company seeks a paid intern for the Summer 2013 session. Responsibilities include fact-checking all areas of the magazine, contributing supplementary reporting to features, pitching and writing for front of book sections, with opportunities to contribute to Fast Company web properties including Co.Design, Co.Exist, and Co.Create.
Candidates should be college graduates (or have graduated by the first week of June) who are motivated and organized, with a demonstrated interest in magazine journalism. Fact-checking experience preferred but not required.
To apply, send a cover letter, resume, and a selection of clips to Jillian Goodman at firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline to apply is May 15, with the internship starting no later than the first week of June. Applicants should be prepared to work full time, five days per week. We regret that we are unable to respond to all applications, and not all applicants will be interviewed. Please, no phone calls.
“You, hear me! Give this fire to that old man. Pull the black worm off the bark and give it to the mother. And no spitting in the ashes!”—According to a new study, those 23 words mean the same thing, and sound roughly the same, as they did nearly 150 centuries ago.
“Remember: CEOs can, and often do, start in the mailroom. You may have to accept a lower position, but you’re better off getting your foot in the door with a job that you are somewhat overqualified for at a company you are passionate about, than biding your time with jobs that have very little upward mobility.”—5 job-hunting mistakes for college grads to avoid