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Modi Still Popular After Two Years, Though India Jobs a Concern - Bloomberg

Employment News - 1 hour 43 min ago

Bloomberg

Modi Still Popular After Two Years, Though India Jobs a Concern
Bloomberg
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's personal approval rating remains high as he completes two years in office on Thursday even though job creation is seen as a major shortfall, according to surveys released this week. About 62 percent of urban ...

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What Governments Can Do When Robots Take Our Jobs - Fortune

Employment News - 3 hours 37 min ago

Fortune

What Governments Can Do When Robots Take Our Jobs
Fortune
Machines are rising. One key fact of economic life is that most people who don't work in capitalist societies don't make any money. Some social and economic policy wonks have argued, then, that as automation improves our productivity we can afford to ...

Bob vs Bernie...Disney chief blasts Sanders: How many jobs have you created? - CNBC

Employment News - May 25, 2016 - 8:54pm

CNBC

Bob vs Bernie...Disney chief blasts Sanders: How many jobs have you created?
CNBC
Walt Disney chief executive Bob Iger has shot back at Bernie Sanders after the presidential candidate attacked the theme park and movie company on Tuesday over worker pay and conditions, The Wrap reports. In a private Facebook post seen by The Wrap, ...
Disney CEO asks Bernie Sanders: 'How many jobs have you created?'WCVB Boston
Disney CEO responds to criticism from Bernie Sanders: 'How many jobs have you created?'The Week Magazine

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Mary Kay sales consultant's retirement payments subject to self-employment tax - Journal of Accountancy

Employment News - May 25, 2016 - 8:06pm

Mary Kay sales consultant's retirement payments subject to self-employment tax
Journal of Accountancy
The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals held, in a case of first impression, that payments a retired Mary Kay cosmetics sales consultant received under a retirement program set up for the company's most successful salespeople were earnings subject to ...

Microsoft to cut 1850 jobs at struggling former Nokia smartphone unit - The Guardian

Employment News - May 25, 2016 - 7:40pm

The Guardian

Microsoft to cut 1850 jobs at struggling former Nokia smartphone unit
The Guardian
Microsoft's attempt to use its $7.2bn purchase of Nokia to get a slice of the lucrative smartphone market appears to have ended in failure. Photograph: LEHTIKUVA/Reuters. Reuters. Wednesday 25 May 2016 20.40 EDT. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter ...
Microsoft to cut 1850 jobs at struggling smartphone unitReuters
Microsoft Cutting 1850 Jobs in Smartphone UnitNew York Times
Microsoft to slash up to 1850 jobsUSA TODAY
InformationWeek -Business Insider -Voice of America
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SCS students seek employment after high school - wreg.com

Employment News - May 25, 2016 - 7:17pm

wreg.com

SCS students seek employment after high school
wreg.com
A large number of them, like Lawrence Chatman's daughter, will head straight to work once they have their diplomas in hand. "She's been trying to find jobs, it's been kind of hard for her," he said. Chatman told us his daughter was forced to go into ...

Non-profit looking to help teens land summer jobs - KTRK-TV

Employment News - May 25, 2016 - 5:43pm

KTRK-TV

Non-profit looking to help teens land summer jobs
KTRK-TV
As the school year ended for Houston ISD students, some numbers emerged about summer jobs that aren't that encouraging. Houston's job growth has started to slow as the energy sector continues to downsize, off its record highs from two years ago.

Microsoft to cut 1850 jobs at struggling smartphone unit - Reuters

Employment News - May 25, 2016 - 4:25pm

Reuters

Microsoft to cut 1850 jobs at struggling smartphone unit
Reuters
HELSINKI/SAN FRANCISCO Microsoft Corp announced more big cuts to its smartphone business on Wednesday, just two years after it bought handset maker Nokia in an ill-fated attempt to take on market leaders Apple Inc and Samsung Electronics Co Ltd.
Microsoft to cut 1850 jobs at struggling former Nokia smartphone unitThe Guardian
Microsoft Cutting 1850 Jobs in Smartphone UnitNew York Times
Microsoft to slash up to 1850 jobsUSA TODAY
InformationWeek -Voice of America -Business Insider
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The Top Entry-Level Jobs And Industries In 2016 - Forbes

Employment News - May 25, 2016 - 3:44pm

Forbes

The Top Entry-Level Jobs And Industries In 2016
Forbes
As we start out in our careers, most of us have a general idea of what kind of job we'd ideally like to have. Whether we've looked around and found someone else to emulate or simply have an ambition to pursue a certain field or industry position, there ...

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Green jobs grow as oil employment falls - Financial Times

Employment News - May 25, 2016 - 3:28pm

Financial Times

Green jobs grow as oil employment falls
Financial Times
The number of jobs in the global renewable energy industry grew by 5 per cent last year, in stark contrast to the steep losses suffered by the oil and gas sector. Solar, wind and other clean energy companies employed 8.1m people worldwide in 2015, up ...
Global clean energy employment rose 5% in 2015, figures showThe Guardian
Clean-Energy Jobs Surpass Oil Drilling for First Time in U.S.Bloomberg
Energy jobs falling, but renewables see workforce grow to 8M: StudyCNBC
North American Windpower -The Climate Group (blog) -The National
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Tata Steel UK: David Cameron urges caution on jobs deal - The Guardian

Employment News - May 25, 2016 - 2:18pm

The Guardian

Tata Steel UK: David Cameron urges caution on jobs deal
The Guardian
David Cameron has warned that there is no guarantee that attempts to save 12,000 jobs at Tata Steel UK will succeed as the Indian company's board meets in Mumbai to consider bids for its British business. The prime minister said his government was ...

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Foxconn cuts 60000 factory jobs and replaces them with robots - The Verge

Employment News - May 25, 2016 - 12:54pm

The Verge

Foxconn cuts 60000 factory jobs and replaces them with robots
The Verge
Foxconn, the largest contract electronics manufacturer in the world, says it has automated away 60,000 jobs in one of its factories, according to the BBC. The cuts are part of an ongoing process to replace humans responsible for "many of the ...
Foxconn cuts 60000 jobs, replaces with robotsThe Stack

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Jacksonville Jaguars owner bringing up to 650 jobs to Detroit with $100M factory - MLive.com

Employment News - May 25, 2016 - 12:32pm

MLive.com

Jacksonville Jaguars owner bringing up to 650 jobs to Detroit with $100M factory
MLive.com
Mayor Mike Duggan and Shahid Khan, the owner of the Jacksonville Jaguars and automotive supplier Flex-N-Gate, announced Wednesday a $100-million plan to build a manufacturing facility on the city's east side. Duggan said the Ford family, which owns ...
Ford supplier Flex-N-Gate plans to bring 750 jobs to DetroitFox 2 Detroit
Flex-N-Gate plans to add 650 jobs in new Detroit plantThe Detroit News

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The Basic Financial Tool That Can Help the Unemployed Find Better Jobs - The Atlantic

Employment News - May 25, 2016 - 10:48am

The Atlantic

The Basic Financial Tool That Can Help the Unemployed Find Better Jobs
The Atlantic
Like ?The Atlantic? Subscribe to ?the Daily?, our weekday-afternoon email digest of ideas, arguments, and other coverage. The crummy aspects of unemployment are many, but it's surprising how they can persist even after someone's landed a job.

Amazon bringing 2000 jobs to second Joliet warehouse - Chicago Tribune

Employment News - May 25, 2016 - 9:56am

Chicago Tribune

Amazon bringing 2000 jobs to second Joliet warehouse
Chicago Tribune
A look at the Amazon warehouse in Kenosha, Wis., as Amazon announces plans to more than double its presence in Joliet, adding a second warehouse that it says will add more than 2,000 full-time jobs. Those positions will be in addition to the 1,500 jobs ...
Amazon announces 2nd fulfillment center, more jobs in TracyKCRA Sacramento

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Here's how much the 15 most popular jobs in the US pay - Business Insider

Employment News - May 25, 2016 - 9:01am

Business Insider

Here's how much the 15 most popular jobs in the US pay
Business Insider
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, about 138 million people are currently employed in the US. We recently sifted through the BLS' Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates survey to see the breakdown of the jobs these people hold — and how ...

White-water rafting and other fresh summer job options for teachers - CNBC

Employment News - May 25, 2016 - 8:31am

CNBC

White-water rafting and other fresh summer job options for teachers
CNBC
Many teachers looking to snag extra cash during the summer months go the usual route: instructing summer school or tutoring. Others want something new — and different. For these educators, summer is the perfect time to blow off some steam, said former ...

Global clean energy employment rose 5% in 2015, figures show - The Guardian

Employment News - May 25, 2016 - 8:01am

The Guardian

Global clean energy employment rose 5% in 2015, figures show
The Guardian
Workers install solar panels in Washington, DC. A boom in solar and wind power jobs in the US led a global increase in renewable energy employment. Photograph: Alex Wong/Getty Images. Damian Carrington · @dpcarrington. Wednesday 25 May 2016 ...
Green jobs grow as oil employment fallsFinancial Times
Clean-Energy Jobs Surpass Oil Drilling for First Time in U.S.Bloomberg
Energy jobs falling, but renewables see workforce grow to 8M: StudyCNBC
North American Windpower -The Climate Group (blog) -The National
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Shell Cuts 2200 More Jobs to Withstand Lower-for-Longer Oil - Bloomberg

Employment News - May 25, 2016 - 6:49am

Bloomberg

Shell Cuts 2200 More Jobs to Withstand Lower-for-Longer Oil
Bloomberg
Royal Dutch Shell Plc will cut 2,200 more jobs, taking the tally of losses to 12,500 from 2015 to 2016 as Europe's biggest oil producer continues to adjust to the slump in prices. At least 5,000 jobs will be cut this year, the company said in an e ...

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Shell is cutting another 2200 jobs - CNNMoney

Employment News - May 25, 2016 - 6:42am

CNNMoney

Shell is cutting another 2200 jobs
CNNMoney
Royal Dutch Shell (RDSA) is the latest oil company to cut back, announcing 2,200 job losses Wednesday as it attempts to cope with "lower for longer oil." The latest round of cuts brings total job losses at the company to 12,500 since the start of 2015.
Shell cuts a further 2200 jobs as axe swings on North Sea workersTelegraph.co.uk
Shell jobs facing axe rise to 5000 after BG dealFinancial Times
Shell is axing another 2200 jobsBusiness Insider UK
BBC News -TheBlaze.com -Sky News
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