Apple watchers keen for next big thing
As Apple polishes its culture-changing gadgets to gleam during the holiday shopping season, pressure is growing for it to deliver the next big thing.
Microsoft chief tells workers changes are coming
Microsoft chief Satya Nadella on Thursday called on workers to rise to the challenges of a fast-changing technology world and ready themselves for changes at the company.
Prison education cuts recidivism and improves employment, study finds
Prison inmates who receive general education and vocational training are significantly less likely to return to prison after release and are more likely to find employment than peers who do not receive such opportunities, ...
'Motivation enhancement' key for success in job training programs, study says
(Phys.org) —Freshly minted college graduates, take note: Buying a new suit may be No. 1 on your list for landing that first big job, but new research shows picking the right job training program could give ...
For men in pink-collar jobs, a tradeoff: Lower pay, more job security
Is a man without a four-year college degree better off trying to land a well-paying but insecure job in traditionally male fields such as manufacturing or construction, or should he consider lower-paying but steadier employment ...
Apple: watching for new directions
Apple's mystery unveiling on Tuesday is expected to be a watershed moment for the California giant—and the entire tech industry. Here are key things to watch for:
Isaacson's new book tells of digital revolution
Walter Isaacson has a different way of looking at history.
Professor shows reputation is a measure of your mystique
The late Apple CEO Steve Jobs (left) appears with Microsoft's Bill Gates. A study by UCLA Anderson associate professor Maia Young found that the more people saw Jobs as having mystique, the more he was also ...
Job dissatisfaction encourages workers to choose temping
The unhappiness of being in a bad job is strongly linked to people's decision to leave permanent work for the uncertain world of temporary employment, the British Sociological Association's conference in Warwick heard today.
Tricks of the trade: Study suggests how freelancers can land more jobs
According to Elance.com, the online workplace lists more than three million registered freelancers worldwide, and each month it posts 100,000+ freelance jobs ranging from computer programming and web design to finance and ...
Meditation for factory workers
If you are stuck in a highly repetitive, altogether routine job with no alternative employment options, then Scott Herriott of the Maharishi University of Management, in Fairfield, Iowa, suggests you take 20 minutes twice ...
Apple to reveal its next big thing (Update)
Apple is poised to reveal its next big thing Tuesday in a crucial attempt to prove its technological tastemakers still have the power to mesmerize the masses.
Study finds that employees who are open about religion are happier
It may be beneficial for employers to not only encourage office Christmas parties but also celebrate holidays and festivals from a variety of religions, according to a Kansas State University researcher.
Young job seekers, check your privacy settings
Social media websites can be a boon for employers scoping out job applicants, and that's bad news for certain groups of young people, according to a new Northwestern University study.