News tagged with workforce

Israeli innovators build new 'Silicon Valley'

With a concentration of start-ups just behind that of Silicon Valley and an impressive pool of engineers, Israel is becoming the new standard for high-tech, with a unique business model.

Jun 29, 2011
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Telefonica to cut workforce in Spain by 20%

Spanish telecoms giant Telefonica said on Thursday it plans to cut its workforce in Spain by about 20 percent, or some 6,000 people, over the next three years as a cost-cutting measure.

Apr 14, 2011
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The underemployed -- increasing and overlooked

While unemployment has been a frequent topic of discussion during the recession, underemployment and its effects have not, even though the number of underemployed workers has also increased. A study published online last ...

Mar 08, 2011
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Children of working moms face more health problems

Children of working mothers are significantly more likely to experience health problems, including asthma and accidents, than children of mothers who don't work, according to new research from North Carolina State University.

Feb 16, 2011
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