All the cool kids write Node.js. But the rich kids? They're into COBOL. According to an ITWorld report, college students that take COBOL classes earn as much as $10,000 more in their first jobs than their Go-slumming hipster friends....Show More Summary
Free agent forward Michael Beasley is still auditioning for an NBA job next season. Having worked out for the Los Angeles Lakers, Beasley was reportedly invited to show his stuff […] The post Report: Michael Beasley to Work Out for the Spurs appeared first on SLAMonline.
Three former employees of Gray Television’s newly purchased Bismarck, N.D. FOX affiliate KNDX are at odds with the station group over why they are now without jobs. The Bismarck Tribune reports, Gray says the employees’ positions were eliminated as part of the company’s planned consolidation of its newly purchased North Dakota stations. Show More Summary
Report: The Newhouse family is selling Parade magazine to Nashville-based Athlon Media. (nypost.com) Arianna Huffington: “It’s our job to put the spotlight on good things [at The Huffington Post], and that has been a great source of revenue.” (digiday.com) The AP now uses “the Islamic State group” instead of ISIL. (ap.org) … Read More
The Wall Street Journal’s Daily Report on Global Central Banks for Wednesday, September 17, 2014. Pedro Nicolaci da Costa considers whether the Fed will change its language on labor utilization.
The Nats won their division. Good job, Nats! When you win the division, you pour champagne: ...but sometimes champagne-pouring gets a little rowdier than usual. Children get involved... (That's Adam LaRoche's son.) ...and reporters get...Show More Summary
The Michigan Wolverines take on the Utah Utes this week in College Football. Bleacher Report's College Football Analysts Michael Felder and Adam Kramer debate on how important a win is for Brady Hoke's job security. Do you think Brady Hoke will be Michigan's head coach in 2015? Watch the video and let us know! Read more College Football news on BleacherReport.com
By Scott Kays, CFA: Editor's note: Originally published on September 5, 2014 The Labor Department released the August employment report this morning. The economy created 142,000 jobs last month, a disappointment and well below the 225,000 jobs anticipated by economists. Show More Summary
The New York Times reports the Apple founder kept his kid's screen time to a minimum, and many Palo Alto parents agree. In the hottest tech center on the planet, parents are starting to draw the line on giving their kids technology. Len Ramirez reports.
Among the many metrics that show Obama's home state is struggling to break the Great Recession, a new report shows that applications for food stamps in Illinois is greater than its creation of jobs. Illinois has had the worst recovery...Show More Summary
Happy Tuesday. This is all I've time for this morning. Obama job approval is almost identical to Bush's in Sept 2006. Bias is just as much what isn't reported as what is. pic.twitter.com/BfxRSfq2Ub— Josh Jordan (@NumbersMuncher) September 16, 2014 Have...
New job for me: investigations editor at The Oregonian. Terrific opportunity. Excited to be working with @markkatches. Watch out, Oregon. — Les Zaitz (@LesZaitz) September 15, 2014
Lee Fang is one of a handful of reporters I always read, and he does a great job with this Nation piece, naming names, pointing out the conflicts, and explaining the insidious effect of paid defense 'analysts' on the decision to go to...Show More Summary
Alex Nowrasteh The Center for Immigration Studies (CIS) has been releasing a series of reports claiming that immigrants are benefiting from the slightly recovering job market while natives are not. Of course, if immigrants were even less likely to gain jobs than Americans, CIS would use that as evidence that immigrants are a drain on the economy. Show More Summary
As spotted by Gary Allen of ifoAppleStore, this replica of Steve Jobs in a lounge chair and with an apple has to the be the most disturbing iPhone 6 line-waiter ever. The video reportedly was taken at the Ginza (Tokyo) Apple store.....
Newcastle fans are in revolt, you only have to look at the comments in the YouTube video above to see. According to the latest reports, Alan Pardew has one more game to save his job: at home against Hull on Saturday. So, you wonder why Newcastle uploaded the video of Pardew discussing the loss on […]
Embattled NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell may be as unpopular as ever with fans, but to the group that matters -- the 32 NFL franchises -- his job security remains unquestioned.
By Steven Hansen: The Bureau of Labor Statistics monthly Job's Situation is one of the most awaited reports. Pundits (including members of the Federal Reserve) talk about being in an employment strengthening cycle. (click to enlarge) The degree employment is strengthening or not depends on how you view the data. Show More Summary
A man who said he witnessed an epic fistfight last weekend at an Anchorage, Alaska, party that allegedly included Sarah Palin's family was reportedly fired from his job after telling ABC's Good Morning America what he saw. Eric Thompson,...Show More Summary
A recent report from Rutgers University entitled “Unhappy, Worried, and Pessimistic: Americans in the aftermath of the Great Recession” found that 70% of respondents described the typical American worker as not secure in their jobs and 68% of workers are highly stressed. A quote from the study is, “The typical American worker lives in a precarious […]