Tag: Employment

Amazon To Hire 100,000 More Employees After Ramping Up Workforce In 2016 [Analysis]

Amazon plans to open up 100,000 more jobs at its facilities all over the country in the next 18 months. The move is part of its commitment to growth.

Business Tech February 4, 2017

The Doctor Is In: 10 Best Paying Jobs In US All From Medical Field

After all the hard day's work, who wouldn't want to come home knowing you're financially secure in your career? Notably, the 10 best paying jobs in the United States come from the medical field.

January 15, 2017

Job Hunting In 2017? Here Are 5 Job Trends To Watch Out For, Says Glassdoor

As we draw closer to 2017, let's take a look at the job trends that could define the market next year and beyond. From automation to closing the gender pay gap, the job market is poised for change.

Life & Style December 25, 2016

How Amazon Go Cuts Checkout Lines And Cashier Jobs

The new Amazon Go grocery store offers customers a new shopping experience through automated services. However, the move could spell the end of jobs for millions of human employees.

Business Tech December 7, 2016

LinkedIn Launches Open Candidates: Look For Jobs Discreetly, Without Tipping Off Your Boss

Looking for a new job, but don't want your current boss to find out? LinkedIn wants to help through Open Candidates, a new service to help users seek new employment opportunities without tipping off their current employer.

Business Tech October 6, 2016

Glassdoor Releases Best US Cities For Jobs

Employment website Glassdoor has unveiled its annual ranking of the best cities for jobs in the United States. Find out if your city was able to make the list.

Life & Style May 19, 2016

US Jobless Claims Hit Lowest Level Since 1973

America, we've got jobs! New data from the U.S. Department of Labor revealed that the jobless claims in the country hit lowest levels since 1973. The weekly jobless numbers in the country have stayed below 300,000 for over a year.

Business Tech April 23, 2016

These Are The Top 25 Highest Paying Companies In The US

Glassdoor, an employment services website, released its list of highest paying companies in the United States this year. Tech companies account for most of the 25 highest paying companies while consulting companies come in second with four firms included.

Business April 21, 2016

Out-Of-Work Smokers Less Likely To Find A Job

Job seekers who smoke are less likely to get employed than their non-smoking counterparts. Smokers also tend to land less-paying jobs.

Life April 12, 2016

'Dear Jeremy' Post On Medium Gets Yelp Employee Promptly Fired

Yelp lets go of an employee for being critical of the company's compensation. It's a ghastly tale of cries for a living wage.

Business February 22, 2016

Solid US Jobs Report Guarantees Interest Rate Hike

The U.S. economy gained 211,000 new jobs in November, exceeding the 200,000 job target. The job hike indicates a strong economy and guarantees a surge in the interest rate later in December.

Business December 7, 2015

Being Emotionally Attached To Your Work Leads To Improved Health

Having a close emotional attachment to your work will improve your overall health and well-being, a new study revealed. Researchers assessed how several factors relate to an employee’s work performance.

Society October 24, 2015

Meet This Centenarian Who Works 6 Days A Week At Laundromat

Felimina Rotundo, who turned 100 years old this year, manages a laundromat and dry cleaning business in Buffalo, New York. She began working during the Great Depression, and to date, still reports for work 11 hours a day, six days a week.

Internet Culture October 22, 2015

Babies Born Prematurely May Earn Less In Adulthood: Study

According to research, babies born before 37 weeks are more likely to earn less as adults, in spite of growing up healthy. Latest study hints at connections between premature birth and cognitive ability.

Life September 3, 2015

Uber Makes It Drivers Who Want To Remain Contractors vs. Drivers Who Consider Themselves Employees

Uber has argued in a court filing that the lawsuit against the company should not be considered a class action suit since the company's independent contractors are not deemed full-time employees.

Legal July 11, 2015

Facebook Shows Some Love For Contractors: $15 Hourly Minimum Wage And More Paid Days Off

Facebook has new work standards in place. U.S.-based contractors and vendors will benefit from a minimum hourly wage of $15, as well as a minimum of 15 days of paid leave.

Society May 14, 2015

Microsoft Opens Office Doors For People With Autism

In honor of World Autism Awareness Day, Microsoft offers job opportunities to people diagnosed with autism.

Business April 7, 2015

What's It Like to Work with Elon Musk? Not All That Great, Actually

An anonymous SpaceX engineer recently took to Quora and answered the burning question, "What's it like to work for Elon Musk?" The answer might surprise you: it's demanding and downright hard.

Geek January 2, 2015

Americans Sleeping Less to Work More: Is It a Fair Trade?

Americans are losing sleep in order to work more, but how can we prevent chronic sleep problems without reducing employment?

Life December 16, 2014

Working longer hours? So is half of America

A report from Gallup shows that a 40-hour work week is becoming a thing of the past. The average is now 46.7 hours.

Internet Culture September 3, 2014

Robots may not pose the big job security risk many believe, say experts

Many U.S. workers are fearful robots will eventually take over a majority of human-operated jobs. But a new Pew survey reveals experts are split on whether it will truly happen.

FUTURE TECH August 8, 2014

Shift work boosts type 2 diabetes risk, especially among males

A new study reveals a work rotation environment may lead to a bigger risk of developing type 2 diabetes. There is a 9 percent overall increased risk for those working shifts than for those employed in an office environment, and the figure spikes to 37 percent for male workers.

Life July 25, 2014

Is your job on the endangered list? Mailmen, lumberjacks, farmers top the list

A new jobs report reveals a slew of careers are slowing being eliminated by technology and changes in society. Is your job on the list?

Money July 15, 2014

Google's workforce is a white man's domain, admits the search giant

Google prides itself on being diverse yet its employee data speaks otherwise. Males dominate leadership roles and Asians and Caucasians dominate workforce.

Business May 29, 2014

May brings flowers and good news on employment front given a drop in jobless rate

Federal Reserve rate hike decisions will likely hinge on next set of labor statistics.

May 3, 2014

Women battling breast cancer also face a battle to stay in the workforce, says study

Chemotherapy is a big culprit in why female breast cancer survivors are losing jobs. The unemployment trend is a growing concern, states a study.

Life April 28, 2014

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