Intel to cut staff in face of stagnant earnings (Update)
US chip giant Intel said Friday it will trim its workforce by five percent this year as it shifts from personal computers to powering mobile gadgets.
Thanks academia, soon I will join a generation of jobless PhDs
My friend leaned forward over the table where we were having dinner. It was a loud, busy restaurant, but she lowered her voice conspiratorially and her eyes took on a sheen of excitement, tinged with fear. ...
Hewlett-Packard says 5,000 more job cuts needed
Struggling US computer giant Hewlett-Packard plans to slash 5,000 more jobs than previously announced because of a difficult business environment, a regulatory filing shows.
Empowering people with disabilities in the green industries
People with disabilities represent a talented and creative section of the workforce in most areas of employment. A study to be published in the International Journal of Green Economics, suggests that as the so-called "green ...
Financial penalties trigger welfare exits, study finds
Welfare recipients in Wisconsin who received financial sanctions for failing to comply with the program's work requirements were from two to 33 times more likely to exit welfare – with or without jobs – and the effect ...
What's your story? Six strategies for entrepreneurs
An entrepreneur's backstory plays a critical role in the success or failure of a fledgling venture, says Lianne Lefsrud, a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Michigan Ross School's Erb Institute.
Cisco to add 1,700 jobs in Ontario
Telecommunications equipment manufacturer Cisco Systems announced Friday plans to more than double its Canadian footprint with the hiring of 1,700 high-tech workers in Ottawa and Toronto within six years.
Pregnant job applicants can act to dispel discriminatory stereotypes
Pregnant women are more likely to experience discrimination in the job search process than nonpregnant women, but they can minimize bias by addressing negative pregnancy stereotypes in the application process, according to ...
More US workers in jobs with limited upside and leverage
The widening chasm in the U.S. job market has brought many workers a long-term shift to low-skill service jobs, according to a study co-authored by an MIT economist.
China issues 4G mobile licences
China has issued licences for "fourth generation", or 4G, mobile phone services, the government said Wednesday, in a move to boost economic growth and job creation.
Cognizant planning to add 10,000 jobs over 3 years
A major information technology outsourcing company is relocating its U.S. operations hub from New Jersey to Texas and expects to add 10,000 jobs nationwide over the next three years.
Companies that screen social media accounts alienate job candidates
Research from North Carolina State University shows companies that screen the social media accounts of job applicants alienate potential employees – making it harder for them to attract top job candidates. In some cases, ...
iPhone maker Foxconn invests $40 million in US
Taiwan's Foxconn, the maker of iPhones, iPads and other electronics in China, said Thursday it would invest $40 million in the United States to ramp up manufacturing of high-end products.
First EU e-Inclusion map measures the potential for improved digital literacy
An EU-27 survey of intermediary organisations operating on the education, social and employment sectors and providing IT training has produced a first ever assessment of the e-Inclusion intermediary sector. It accounts for ...