The optimism of the 1990s supposed whatever disruptions to existing industries – and their workers – new technologies would bring, the growth in employment in the companies driving the new economy would make up for it. It hasn't quite worked out that way. The post What Happened to the Tech Job Boom? appeared first on ExtremeTech.
There are apps out there geared toward making the info part of nurses’ lives a little easier to learn and remember.
You did it: You applied for the position, went through rounds of interviews, and that all-important job offer landed in your lap. Then, for some reason, the employer changed their mind. How did this happen? What did you do to scare them away? And is there anything you can do to fix the situation?...
It’s troubling to think that at any moment you might open an email that looks like it comes from your employer, a relative or your bank, only to fall for a phishing scam. Any one of the endless stream of innocent-looking emails you receive...Show More Summary
Click to learn more about author Kim Grennan. If employers want to better analyze, interpret and apply data, they need to first rethink the nature of employment. They need to look at the data about the global economy, about the changing nature of work and a change in nature among workers themselves. Show More Summary
Recently, The Independent reported on a study finding that discrimination in the job market adversely affects employment prospects for young Muslims. The Independent reports on the study as if the information is new, but three years ago Roger Dobson wrote an article on a study with similar findings for the same periodical. The gist of […]
With the Graham-Cassidy Obamacare replacement now officially dead, it appears Senate Republicans will be unable to pass a repeal-and-replace bill before the Sept. 30 deadline announced by the Senate Parliamentarian arrives – though it’s...Show More Summary
In the United States, the way people work is dramatically changing. The proliferation of the gig economy is shifting the American worker’s view of nine-to-five employment and creating endless possibilities for earning extra cash to help pay the bills and make ends meet. According to a recent analysis of gig economy and workforce data conducted by Nation 1099, about...
Lawsuits are all about money: this might sound distasteful, but it's true (at least in employment law).
Did you happen to get an email from what appears to be Amazon claiming someone bought something on your baby registry? Are you not pregnant and without said registry? You’re not alone. Many people–including some Fast Company employees–received a bizarre email today from an apparent Amazon domain that refers to their baby registries. Show More Summary
German security firm X41 D-Sec published a paper in which it unveiled that although both Chrome and Edge use many modern security features to keep attacks away, Chrome employs stronger security defaults and has better compartmentalization for content.
Employing an array of giant telescopes positioned in the New Mexico desert, astronomers have started a massive surveying project aimed at producing the most detailed view ever made of such a large portion of space using radio waves emitted from throughout the Milky Way and beyond.
"He was really happy at his very last moment," Philip Hamilton tells the CBC. "I take some comfort in that." The research scientist was the only person not employed by Canada's Fisheries and Oceans department to witness the July 10 death of volunteer whale rescuer Joe Howlett. Now, two months...
According the 2016 State of the Industry report from the Association for Talent Development, organizations spend an average of $1,252 per employee for direct learning expenditures. Organizations smaller in size spend more per employee...Show More Summary
Family health insurance premiums rose an average of 3% this year for people getting coverage through their jobs, the sixth consecutive year of small increases, according to a study released Tuesday. The average total cost of family premiums was $18,764 for 2017, according to a survey of employers...
A Wisconsin appeals court on Tuesday upheld the state’s “right-to-work” law, which bars mandatory union membership and prohibits unions or employers from requiring non-members to pay dues. The ruling by the state’s 3rd District Court of Appeals overturned a lower-court...
A new survey of employers shows moderate price hikes in health benefits in spite of turmoil in the individual insurance market
The Johns Hopkins Hospital will join the ranks of more than 200 organizations that have been accredited as CEO Cancer Gold Standard employers by meeting standards of excellence in cancer prevention, early detection and quality care for their employees. Show More Summary
Companies today must become active within their own communities to thrive as 81% of millennials expect organizations to make public declarations of their corporate citizenship. Beyond generating profit and employing people, businesses...Show More Summary
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