Tag Archives: Job

What recruiters are saying about the tech job market right now

Given the endless drumbeat of layoff announcements — with deep cuts by Airbnb and Uber garnering much of the industry’s attention this week — it’s reasonable to wonder: what happens to all of the talent that’s being laid off? How does the changing supply and demand balance impact pay? Is anyone safe in this market? Because the questions are top ... Read More »

Facebook ‘Didn’t Do a Good Enough Job’ Protecting Data, Says COO Sheryl Sandberg

Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg said the social media company failed to protect users’ information during an interview with PBS NewsHour’s Judy Woodruff on Thursday (April 5). “We know that we did not do a good enough job protecting people’s data. I’m really sorry for that,” Sandberg said. The company’s shares have sunk 16 percent, wiping more than $80 billion from its market value ... Read More »

Job prospects will wipe away matric smiles‚ say education activists

An unemployed young South African pleads for money or food at a Johannesburg street corner.  Image: REUTERS With the matric results out on Thursday‚ education activists sounded a sobering warning: “Joblessness lurks as an increasingly likely post-school reality.” In an analysis of prospects for the Class of 2017‚ Equal Education said “even the educationally privileged” would struggle to find work. It ... Read More »

Three years of BJP rule: Despite promises of job creation, unemployment rate has slightly risen

India’s unemployment rate has registered a slight increase since the Bharatiya Janata Party government began its term in May 2014, despite the government’s professed emphasis on job creation, according to an analysis of government data. The unemployment rate in 2015-’16 was 5% of the labour force, up from 4.9% in 2013-’14, the year before the BJP assumed power. As the ... Read More »

Amazon job advert reveals plans to create ‘science fiction’ gadgets of the future in secretive British research base

An official picture of the Amazon drone, which was completed its first delivery It’s where the famous Amazon delivery drones were designed, created and tested late last year. It’s also home to Alexa, the voice assistant which powers the £149 Echo and Echo dot gadgets. The Echo can be used to order items and control music and home settings and even ... Read More »

As the Job Market Heats Up, Consider These Bonuses to Keep Employees Happy

A bonus is additional compensation paid to an employee. As the job market heats up, the competition among employers to attract and retain good workers is growing. Bonuses may be a way for your company to gain a competitive edge in the job market. This is especially true for small businesses that may not offer the same menu of fringe ... Read More »

LinkedIn Wants to Help You Look for a Job Behind Your Boss’s Back

LinkedIn Wants to Help You Look for a Job Behind Your Boss’s Back LinkedIn has long been a way to promote your resume to other companies or recruiters without hanging out a “for hire” sign that your boss can see. Now it’s launching a way to let recruiters know you’re open to considering other jobs – and do so privately, ... Read More »

Twitter Reportedly Planning 300 More Job Cuts as Soon as This Week

Twitter Reportedly Planning 300 More Job Cuts as Soon as This Week HIGHLIGHTS The company may cut about 8 percent of the workforce Announcement may come before Twitter releases third-quarter earnings Twitter is trying to control spending as sales growth slows Twitter Inc. is planning widespread job cuts, to be announced as soon as this week, according to people familiar ... Read More »

My Job Will be To Make Quality Education Accessible To All: MN Pandey

Mahendra Nath Pandey is a Lok Sabha MP from Chandauli in Uttar Pradesh. NEW DELHI:  Minister of State for Education Mahendra Nath Pandey, who today took charge, said his priority was to make quality education accessible to all the citizens of the country. Interacting with mediapersons, Mr Pandey, who is a Lok Sabha MP from Chandauli in Uttar Pradesh, said ... Read More »