Job creation is not always a better solution to poverty than welfare spending. Earlier this month, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) released its important World Employment Social Outlook report for 2016. There was little press coverage. Show More Summary
Super Bowl-winning coach Mike Holmgren was under consideration for the Jets’ head coaching job during the team’s search 16 months ago, Bob Glauber of Newsday in New York reported. Jets Owner Woody Johnson told Glauber he was “delighted” the search ended up the way it did, with the hiring of Todd Bowles as head coach.…
A pastor who has thrown in for Republican candidate Donald Trump compared US business practices to sexual assault during an interview with MSNBC host Kate Snow, Media Matters reported. Pastor Mark Burns argued that rather than “tap dance for votes,” the presumptive GOP nominee will push...
An executive at the tech giant reportedly proposed a bid for Time Warner. That seems contrary to founder Steve Jobs’ recipe for success: reject “1,000 ideas” and focus only on the few good ones. But an aging iPhone, a tepid stock price and a cash pile risk making the mediocre tempting.
Injuries in the meat industry are likely to be under-reported, a new GAO report finds. Workers may be sent back to the line without seeing a doctor, or may not report out of fear of losing their jobs.
According to numerous reports, the Memphis Grizzlies are in contract talks with top Miami Heat assistant David Fizdale about taking over head coaching duties in Memphis. Memphis has offered Miami The post Grizzlies Reportedly Offer Head Coaching Job to David Fizdale appeared first on SLAMonline.
PITTSBURGH--Machine-learning algorithms increasingly make decisions about credit, medical diagnoses, personalized recommendations, advertising and job opportunities, among other things, but exactly how usually remains a mystery. Now, new measurement methods developed by Carnegie Mellon University researchers could provide important insights to this process. read more
More than 8.1 million people are now working for the global renewable energy industry, according to the International Renewable Energy Agency. A new report, Renewable Energy and Jobs — Annual Review 2016 (PDF), published Wednesday by...Show More Summary
We start our day with a report on re/code about Microsoft giving up on consumer smartphones. Part of this is the impending layoffs of about 2000 jobs. Stratechery talks about the curse of culture and how it affects your business. Culture is a frequent topic here because it affects everything at your job, how coworkers […]
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton stopped by The Ellen DeGeneres Show Wednesday, reports Newsweek, and a lot was discussed between the two. Obviously, the current presidential election is on everyone’s minds, and Ellen decided to help Clinton out with her possible choices for Vice President. Show More Summary
The Memphis Grizzlies are ready to make another assistant coach a first-time NBA head coach after offering their job to Miami Heat assistant David Fizdale, according to a person familiar with the negotiations.
An unidentified man demonstrating against Hillary Clinton on Wednesday ran into opposition from supporters of Sen. Bernie Sanders, ABC News reported. The man was spotted outside Clinton’s appearance in Buena Park, California holding a sign saying, “Women are NOT fit to be...
Derek Fisher To Pay Ex-Wife Thousands In Child And Spousal Support Derek Fisher is now out of a coaching job and a couple thousand dollars a month! We reported last year that the former NBA baller surprised his wife Candace
The word content is creeping into journalism, which scares the hell out of me. You see it in the job listings. Politico is hiring a reporter who will “deliver the kind of content our subscribers have come to expect.” Time Inc. is recruiting...Show More Summary
Microsoft is cutting around 1,000 jobs in Finland as it ceases phone design and production in the country, according to reports in the Finnish press. The job losses come as Microsoft ditches the Nokia brand for good. The "majority" of...Show More Summary
Online job site Ziprecruiter talks the next trend in job postings--matchmaking between employees and employers without having to search. Jefferson Graham reports.
Veteran pass rusher Dwight Freeney went on ESPN recently to market himself to teams that might be looking for a little bit more off the edge this season and said his preference is to join a winning team. Freeney’s quest for that job will reportedly take him to Cincinnati. Coley Harvey of ESPN.com reports that…
Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) did not entirely shoot down rumors he might run for governor in 2018, but did say he has no aspirations for any other job beyond his current position as Illinois’ senior U.S. senator, WTTW reports.
The Evening Times reports that the jobs of school janitors in Glasgow are to be 'reformed' in a bid to save the City Council money, but reading between the lines this would also be a way of justifying a pay increase for this particular group of staff. Show More Summary
In case you haven’t seen it yet, 60 minutes examined the rapid fall of the Knoedler Art Gallery in 2011. The piece does a thorough job of giving background on the Knoedler Gallery, the role of the Cataloge Raisonne, and scientific testing. Show More Summary