Employment

The next generation of jobs won’t be made up of professions

To prepare for the future, we need to shift from thinking about jobs and careers to thinking about challenges and problems, reports Alina Dizik.<p>When Jean-Philippe Michel, a Toronto-based career coach, works with secondary school students, he doesn’t use the word profession. Neither does he focus on …

Innovation

This Is How To Survive In A Toxic Workplace: 3 Secrets From Research

Do you deal with some awful people at work? Do they annoy you beyond belief at times?<p>Actually, it’s a lot worse than that — whether you realize it or …

The Workplace

These 20 Companies Have the Best Work-Life Balance

Thanks to all the "urgent" emails you get from your boss at 11pm on a Saturday or project deadlines that keep you up at night, the words "work-life …

The Workplace

Co-working spaces are the future of work but that could be a good thing

They can be noisy but co-working spaces also offer an environment where professionals can wait out the volatility of the job market<p>The growing phenomenon of co-working spaces – places where individuals can rent a desk of their own while sharing a range of other facilities with their co-tenants – is …

The Workplace

Employee Incentive Programs and Employee Retention Programs

Our Expertise<p>We develop effective, enagaging programs targeting:<p>Safety<br>• Absenteeism<br>• Attendance<br>• Years of Service<br>• Wellness<br>• Truck Drive Fuel …

The Workplace

Ask Amy: Tech co-workers wage Nerf wars in the office

<i>Dear Amy: I’m a woman working for a software start-up. We are all millennials. I really enjoy my job, except for this: Picture a group of (mostly male) software developers shooting Nerf guns at one another, with Nerf darts whistling past you, hitting windows, office equipment and other</i> …

The Workplace

In challenging times, young Londoners are volunteering to get ahead in the job market 

At school and as a student, I knew that if I had I wanted to become a lawyer I had to strengthen my CV and build up the skill set I needed to get my foot in the door of a good law firm.<p>The problem was that the typical part time jobs I could do as a student to earn that much needed extra income, …

Education

Nice try, bad result on pay-equity law

In the past week, a number of friends have called me to share what they think is good news—progress in the fight for fair pay. In a well-intentioned …

Employment Law

A growing number of startups are ditching the Uber model and hiring full-time workers

When Dan Teran set out to launch an on-demand office services startup in 2014, the model to follow appeared obvious.<p>Companies like TaskRabbit, Handy, and Uber had fired up the gig economy by hiring thousands of workers as independent contractors.<p>In doing so, the startups benefited from a cheaper …

Uber

Extract job details from company career pages using JobsPikr

JobsPikr is a hosted solution that performs automated crawls via machine learning techniques to extract job data directly from career pages of …

Labor Economics

U.K. Companies Are Disclosing Gender Pay Gaps and They're Huge - Bloomberg

As British companies prepare to make public the difference between what their male and female employees earn, early reports from a handful of …

Women's News

6 Social Media Habits of Highly Professional People

Employers and recruiters absolutely look into a candidate's social media presence when considering them for jobs (and even once they've been hired!), …

Social Media Marketing

Riyadh Restores Bonuses for State Employees

Saudi Arabia's King Salman restored bonuses and allowances for state employees. Gulf Research Center Foundation Director of Economic Research John …

The Workplace

Vic's $90 million to lure more jobs

Victoria will pour $90 million into expanding a program to lure big business into setting up shop in the state and create jobs.<p>The funds will be …

Jobs Report

The dangers of planning on working longer

A stark reality of retirement planning is that your future is riding on the quality (read: plausibility) of your assumptions. Abject optimism can be …

Retirement

3 Ways To Minimize Job Rejection

Here’s why…<p>You Aren’t A Professional Salesperson<p>In other words, you don’t view rejection properly. You are a business-of-one who is “selling” their …

Selling

How a new job fair is battling the stigma around autism

10 employers, including Scotiabank and Gay Lea Foods are taking part<p>Twice a week you can find Mark Liotta making sandwiches, tracking inventory and …

Autism

TCS Hired 11,500 People In Offshore Markets In FY17

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) recruited over 11,500 people outside India during 2016-17, including graduates from engineering and B-schools in the …

The VR Job Hub: Facebook, Jaunt VR and The Third Floor

The virtual reality (VR) sector is growing all the time. As a result, many companies are on the lookout for those interested in VR technologies. If …

Virtual Reality

Helping the jobless gain the skillsneeded to find meaningful jobs

DESPITE economic growth, finding a job can still be a difficult process, particularly for young men without skills.The Jing’an district four years …

Education

Women in cybersecurity

Many industries are working hard to even-up gender disparity within their fields – and with good reason. Not only do companies with a more diverse …

Is it wise to reveal my political affiliation on my resume?

<b>I am currently seeking a new job and I am concerned about my resume. Much of my early career out of college was spent working on political campaigns.</b> …

Lifestyle

Texas Jobs Report: Mar 2017

Industry change<p>While previously ailing goods producing sectors saw another month of robust growth, leisure and hospitality employment …

Jobs Report

George Osborne slammed by MPs for accepting newspaper job without consulting official watchdog

A cross-party group of MPs has hit out at money-grabbing George Osborne for accepting his new job as newspaper editor without clearing it first with …

Budgeting

Nuclear deal boosts job prospects for white-collar Iranians

DUBAI—Aryan’s timing was impeccable: months after he returned to Iran from college in Canada, job offers started to pile up. A decade of economic …

Iran

Government welfare changes to tighten rules on dole payments

Yahoo7<p>The Federal Government is reportedly set to tighten rules on the Australian welfare scheme that will see recipients who refuse to attend job …

Job Interviews

Maid salary, training issues being looked into: Centre for Domestic Employees

SINGAPORE: The Centre for Domestic Employees (CDE) is looking into issues related to salary payments, training competency and insurance coverage …

Singapore

Former CKE chief Andy Puzder on automation: If robots take your job, 'the minimum wage is zero'

As fast food employees push to increase the minimum wage, the former CEO of one chain warns that could be counterproductive.<p>That is because the …

Unemployment

One Answer That Will Increase Your Probability of Getting Hired

When answering an interview question like this, you will show that you are a creative, curious, and serious candidate.<p>In 1995, I was approached by two classmates in college. They, apparently, had started a company, and were considering offering me a job as the lead developer. No doubt, I was …

Business

Ten Interview Questions That Scream 'You Don't Want This Job'

Fear is the most powerful force in the universe that no one talks about.<p>Fear has tremendous influence over our career decisions.<p>When you’re afraid of your boss (as many if not most working people are) you keep your mouth shut at work when you really want to speak.<p>When you’re running out of cash and …

Career Development