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ICT and Work – A tendency to lead to longer working hours, to create an overlap between paid work and personal life

New information and communications technologies (ICT) have revolutionised everyday work and life in the 21st century. They enable people to connect with friends and family – as well as with work colleagues and supervisors – at any point in time; however, they also facilitate the encroachment of paid work into the spaces and times normally … Continue reading

Jobs You Can Do From Anywhere in the World – 11 great companies currently hiring

There are many reasons people search for jobs that can be done from any location. Luckily, more and more companies are offering remote employees the freedom to work from anywhere in the world they choose. While many telecommuting jobs still have some location requirements, below are 11 great companies currently hiring for jobs you can do from anywhere in … Continue reading

Technology, jobs, and the future of work – Several solution spaces to consider

Automation, digital platforms, and other innovations are changing the fundamental nature of work. Understanding these shifts can help policy makers, business leaders, and workers move forward.  Policy makers will need to address issues such as benfits and variability that these digital platforms can raise. ƒAccelerate the creation of jobs in general through stimulating investment and … Continue reading

Tomorrow’s Jobs – Explore the world of work in 2025 by The Future Laboratory and Microsoft

Explore the world of work in 2025 in a revealing evidence-based report by future consultants The Future Laboratory and Microsoft, which identifies and investigates ten exciting, inspiring and astounding jobs for the graduates of tomorrow – but that don’t exist yet. Virtual Habitat Designer  By 2025, virtual habitat design will offer some of the most … Continue reading

Job Prospects in US – Fast-growing industries over the next five years

Whether you’re a college student deciding on a major or a working professional looking for a career change, new findings may shed light on which direction to go in. CareerBuilder just released a list of fast-growing industries with ample job prospects over the next five years. The study is based on data from Emsi, CareerBuilder’s … Continue reading

Technology and Jobs – Automation and digitalisation are unlikely to destroy large numbers of jobs

In recent years, there has been a revival of concerns that automation and digitalisation might after all result in a jobless future. The debate has been fuelled by studies for the US and Europe arguing that a substantial share of jobs is at “risk of computerisation”. These studies follow an occupation-based approach proposed by Frey … Continue reading

Applicants for NASA Astronaut Job – Over 18,000 for 14 places

More than 18,000 people have applied for just 14 places on NASA’s latest astronaut training intake, according to the space agency. That figure surpassed the record set in 1978 of 8,000 applications said NASA in a statement.Applications this time around opened in mid-December and closed Thursday 18th February. Chosen excerpts by Job Market Monitor. Read the … Continue reading

Job Report in US – Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by only 142,000 in September

Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 142,000 in September, and the unemployment rate was unchanged at 5.1 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Job gains occurred in health care and information, while mining employment fell. Household Survey Data In September, the unemployment rate held at 5.1 percent, and the number of unemployed … Continue reading

WordPress Jobs in US – A report

Over the past decade, WordPress has become the premier content management system (CMS) and publishing platform on the web today. Whether it’s used for personal blogs or corporate websites, WordPress is equipped to meet almost anyone’s needs and helps brands of all sizes become world-class publishers. And its flexibility has paid off: today, WordPress occupies … Continue reading

Google – Hiring is slowing down

Google Inc. is slowing down as it grows up. With revenue growth ebbing, profit margins shrinking and shares flat, Google is curbing hiring and seeking ways to run its sprawling empire more efficiently, according to recruiters, venture capitalists and others familiar with the matter…   The clearest sign of the new attitude: Google added 1,819 … Continue reading

Job Search / Recherche d’emploi – Jobs on Job Market Monitor – Des emplois sur le Moniteur de l’emploi

Looking for a job? Thousands of jobs, in U.S. and Canada are now available on Job Market Monitor. It is easy. Just click on the “JOBS / OFFRES D’EMPLOI” tab or on the image at the top right corner. Vous cherchez un emploi? Des milliers d’emplois sont maintenant disponibles, aux États-Unis et au Canada, sur … Continue reading

Job Search / Recherche d’emploi – Jobs on Job Market Monitor – Des emplois sur le Moniteur de l’emploi

Looking for a job? Thousands of jobs, in U.S. and Canada are now available on Job Market Monitor. It is easy. Just click on the “JOBS / OFFRES D’EMPLOI” tab or on the image at the top right corner. Vous cherchez un emploi? Des milliers d’emplois sont maintenant disponibles, aux États-Unis et au Canada, sur … Continue reading

Overweight – More than four in 10 respondents say they’ve gained weight at their current jobs

Here are the weighty facts: Almost 70% of Americans weigh more than they should. More than a third are obese and another 6% are classified as having “extreme obesity.” There’s no single reason behind these depressing statistics, but a new survey uncovers evidence that our jobs may contribute more to this situation than previously believed.  … Continue reading

Facebook – Increased headcount by 48%

Mark Zuckerberg is going to need to find some more pinball machines and rock-climbing walls. The social networking company, known for its many perks that make it a regular on the hottest-places-to-work lists, is increasing headcount at an incredible pace. Facebook, which reported that sales fell short of estimates, passed the 10,000-employee mark last quarter. … Continue reading

Lowe’s Canada – To Hire 2,000 seasonal employees

Lowe’s Canada announced today it plans to hire approximately 2,000 seasonal employees at its stores across Canada to support its spring and summer seasons. The company will also host its first ever National Hiring Day on Saturday March 7th from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (local time in each city) at all 37 Lowe’s locations … Continue reading

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