News tagged with workforce

Lexmark to jettison inkjet printers, 1,700 workers

(AP)—Lexmark is jettisoning its inkjet printers and laying off 1,700 workers as paper becomes increasingly passe in an age of ever-sleeker digital devices and online photo albums on Internet hangouts like Facebook.

dateAug 28, 2012 in Business
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Improving teaching in Indigenous education

Teachers' professional development in understanding Indigenous cultures and teaching Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students needs to be improved greatly to meet new government standards, according to new research.

dateAug 27, 2012 in Social Sciences
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Middle class woe

the American middle class has been battered by the loss of well-paying jobs for the 70 percent of the workforce without a college degree and failed by would-be protectors in government and private institutions, said panelists ...

dateMay 01, 2012 in Economics & Business
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Email language tips off work hierarchy

Members of the modern workforce might be surprised to learn that if they use the word "weekend" in a workplace email, chances are they're sending the message up the org chart. The same is true for the words "voicemail," "driving," ...

dateFeb 14, 2012 in Social Sciences
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