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Now Is The Best Time To Find A Job: US Employment Opportunities Hit Record High

The Labor Department revealed on Tuesday that there was about one job opening for every unemployed American in March. What industries posted the highest number of job vacancies?

Life & Style May 8, 2018

Best Highest Paying Jobs In Business And Technology For 2018

In 2018, business and technology continue to dominate some of the best jobs available today in America. Those looking for a new job this year may want to check out the best highest paying jobs in America for 2018.

Business Tech January 11, 2018

Looking For A Job? Google Has Your Back [Video]

Lookign for a job can be challenging, but Google wants to help. The company is ready to roll out a job search feature as part of its Google for Jobs initiative, aiming to help Americans find jobs easier.

Internet June 20, 2017

Unemployment Rate Hits Lowest Level In A Decade As US Job Market Sees Strong Rebound

The U.S. Department of Labor released new data on May 5, showing a solid rebound for the job market. The unemployment rate dropped to 4.4 percent, the lowest level in a decade, but it could be an artificial low.

Business Tech May 6, 2017

#20PercentCounts: Sheryl Sandberg-Led LeanIn.Org Launches Equal Pay Day Campaign

Lean In marks this year’s Equal Pay Day through an innovative campaign called #20PercentCounts. Dedicated to women, who typically earn 20 percent less than men, this campaign offers the same percentage in shopping discounts.

Business Tech April 3, 2017

10 Hot Tips For The Career-Oriented: How To Boost Job Performance

Looking for new ways to boost work performance? Here are some tried and true suggestions on how to improve job productivity and qualify for that promotion.

Life & Style March 8, 2017

Facebook Now Allows Businesses To Post Job Openings: Should LinkedIn Be Worried?

Facebook now allows businesses to post job openings on their Pages in a dedicated tab. This will make it easier for job seekers to find work on the social network, which will now challenge LinkedIn in the job market industry.

Internet February 16, 2017

How To Land An Internship At Google, Apple And Facebook: Harvard Grad Gives Resume, Interview Tips

How do you increase your chances of landing an internship at Google, Apple, and Facebook? A Harvard University student shares some tips to make your resume stellar and prepare yourself for the interview process.

Life & Style February 4, 2017

Walmart Opens 10,000 New Retail Jobs In The US In 2017

Retail company Walmart has revealed plans to create 10,000 new retail jobs in the United States this year, joining large companies such as General Motors and Amazon in committing to enhancing domestic employment.

Business Tech January 18, 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

Federal Report Claims Artificial Intelligence Will Take Over 47 Percent Of Jobs In The United States: Should You Start To Panic?

A federal report claimed that up to 47 percent of jobs in the United States are at risk of being taken over by artificial intelligence. Should workers start to panic over possibly losing their positions to the technology?

Computers December 23, 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

The Highest Paying Jobs: These 11 Jobs Surprisingly Pay $100,000 And More

These 11 jobs, including some white collar ones, surprisingly come with healthy salaries of $100,000 and more.

Business Tech July 14, 2016

LinkedIn Wants To Help College Students Explore Possible Career Opportunities

LinkedIn has developed an app to guide students as they graduate from college. Named LinkedIn Students, the app will allow students to build out their network and help decide the direction for their careers.

Internet April 19, 2016

Worst Jobs In America: Newspaper Reporter, Logger, Broadcaster Top The List

For three years straight, newspaper reporters top the list of CareerCast.com’s worst jobs, closely followed by loggers and broadcasters. Declining job growth, low pay, and shrinking job opportunities are seen as the reasons behind the inclusion of the said jobs.

Business April 16, 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

Ford's Car Plant In Mexico To Create More Than 2,800 Jobs

Ford will open a new car assembly plant in Mexico, which will create over 2,800 jobs by 2020. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump called the move 'an absolute disgrace' because of jobs that could have benefitted Americans.

Business April 7, 2016

Glassdoor Outs List Of Top Oddball Interview Questions For 2016 In US And UK

Glassdoor posts its annual Top 10 Oddball Interview Questions for 2016 in the United States and the United Kingdom, and the list includes the companies who ask them.

Business March 30, 2016

Here Are The Highest-Paying Jobs In America, According To Glassdoor

Physicians and lawyers lead the list of those who receive the biggest paychecks in the U.S. Here are the top 25 highest paying jobs in America according to job information site Glassdoor.

Society March 10, 2016

Some Jobs Are Hazardous To Your Heart Health

Your current job could be hazardous to your heart health, a new study presented to the American Heart Association suggests. Middle-age sales and office workers appear to be more at risk of developing heart disease than other professionals.

Life March 2, 2016

Robots, Artificial Intelligence May Leave Half Of Humans Unemployed In 30 Years

Computer science expert Moshe Vardi warned that robots and smart machines like self-driving cars can outperform and replace humans in 30 years, leading half of humans unemployed. What else can AI do in the eyes of experts?

FUTURE TECH February 16, 2016

These Are The Best Jobs In The US This Year, According To Glassdoor

Looking for a job? Career website Glassdoor has released its list of the top 25 jobs in the United States for 2016. Data Scientist tops the list, followed by Tax Manager and Solutions Architect.

Business January 22, 2016

Digital Revolution Threatens Human Workforce: AI/ Robots To Take 5 Million Jobs By 2020, WEF Predicts

The World Economic Forum (WEF) published its latest report on the state of the world's worldforce, and it predicts a gloomy future. Artificial intelligence and robotics will take over 5 million jobs by 2020 as the Fourth Industrial Revolution dawns upon us.

FUTURE TECH January 19, 2016

Report Finds Over 5 Million Robots Could Take Our Jobs By 2020

New research published by the World Economic Foundation found that more than five million robots will take our jobs in the next five years.

FUTURE TECH January 18, 2016

Chinese TV Channel Hires Robot As Weather Reporter: Other Jobs Humans May Lose To AI

A Chinese news channel employed Microsoft's robot Xiaoice as a weather reporter. The move raised concern among journalists over the possibility of AI machines taking over their job.

FUTURE TECH December 28, 2015

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

Cambridge Wants A 'Professor Of LEGO' (Yes, For Real)

Most geeks would be thrilled to have a job title that includes the word 'LEGO.' But can you imagine being a 'Professor of LEGO' at one of the world's most prestigious universities?

Movies/TV Shows June 15, 2015

Silicon Valley Tech Titans: How Can They Help Solve Poverty And Inequality?

In Silicon Valley, an increasing number are living below the poverty line and salaries for the middle to lower class are not keeping pace with the cost of living.

Business March 24, 2015

Tweet Costs Girl Her Job Before She Even Started

A Texas teen was fired from her new job on Twitter after the owner saw a vulgar tweet she sent out.

February 10, 2015

Your Ultimate Guide To Beating The Monday Blues

Mondays are not our favorite day of the week, but this guide can help you beat your Monday blues to make the day much more manageable.

Feature January 12, 2015

5 Apps To Help You Land Your Dream Job This Year

It's a new year, and if your resolution is to find a job or a better one, you've come to the right place. Here are five apps that will help you do that.

Geek January 2, 2015

HP Business Split May Ignite More Layoffs as Turnaround Continues

It would be a missed opportunity to split the company in two and to leave both halves as they are now, according to HP CEO Meg Whitman. She didn't explicitly state it, but more layoffs appear to be inbound.

Business November 26, 2014

Apple Watch won't be filling holiday stockings this season given early spring release

While it won't make the Christmas rush, the Apple Watch is expected to release in time to take advantage of warmer springtime weather. In the meantime, Apple is hiring evangelists to preach the Apple Watch gospel.

Wearable Tech November 3, 2014

Facebook and Apple are now paying employees to freeze their eggs

Facebook and Apple are now paying the cost for their female employees to freeze their eggs. The companies hope to support women who choose to focus on their careers first, without sacrificing a future family.

Internet Culture October 15, 2014

This new startup wants to get more women in the tech industry. But will its approach work?

It is no secret that the tech industry has a women problem, everywhere from big companies to startups. The new website PowerToFly wants to change that.

Feature October 8, 2014

Which college will get you the best job? LinkedIn re-ranked top schools for 'desirable' jobs

LinkedIn, the social networking site for professionals, re-ranked the best schools that have high rates of graduates who land a desirable job. The list shows that many Ivy League schools didn't even make the top 10.

Internet Culture October 5, 2014

Why Richard Branson is granting Virgin employees unlimited vacations

Virgin Group CEO Sir Richard Branson announced in a blog post changes to Virgin's vacation policy for employees in the U.S. and U.K. Employees are encouraged to take breaks from work as they need be, as long as their work tasks are completed.

Internet Culture September 24, 2014

10 percent of Americans get high before work

A new poll found that one in ten American workers show up to work high after smoking marijuana. While many employees smoke before work, it was more common for workers to take prescription pills.

Internet Culture September 19, 2014

Tom Brady’s pre-NFL resume is spectacularly unremarkable

Turns out NFL star Tom Brady's post-grad resume isn't so different for the rest of the world's. Although his Super Bowl rings say otherwise.

Movies/TV Shows September 18, 2014

Who drinks the most coffee? The answer may surprise you

A survey has revealed which people in different professions consume the most cups of joe. The answers may just surprise you.

Internet Culture September 13, 2014

Moviemaking tech pushing workers onto unemployment lines

The movie industry is shrinking as its tech use and dependence grows. Film studio employees in California are leaving the state to take on other jobs.

Society September 11, 2014

Does your college major determine your chances of underemployment?

A recent survey on underemployment found the top 10 college majors that are most and least likely to lead to jobs that make people feel underemployed. Is your college major on the list?

Internet Culture August 27, 2014

Will robots take over your job by 2025? Maybe

Robots could take over many occupations in the next 10 years - will your job be next?

Robotics August 8, 2014

Pew study predicts robots' role in society: The good and the bad

Experts split on the future impacts of robots on the human workforce. Some foresee widespread joblessness; others see less significant impacts.

Robotics August 7, 2014

Smart robots might be coming for our jobs

Robots are slowly integrating themselves into modern society and keep getting smarter with new advances in technology. Unfortunately, the bad news is that these robots my take future jobs away from humans.

Internet Culture August 6, 2014

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