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Need a Job? Head For North Dakota

With the U.S. economy slowly recovering throughout much of the country, jobs have been a bit easier to come by during the past few years – but only a bit. Job creation throughout much of the U.S. is still stagnant, …

Janet Yellen to Make First Speech as New Fed Chair

Janet Yellen, as the newly appointed Fed chair and first woman to ever hold the post, will make her first comments today before the House Financial Services Committee and then Thursday before the Senate Banking Committee. She has addressed these …

Disney Layoffs: Hundreds Expected To Be Axed

Disney Interactive, the video game and digital media subsidiary of The Walt Disney Co., will soon layoff “several hundred” of its employees from a total staff of about 3000, according to the Wall Street Journal. The cuts are expected to be announced …

Feds Charge Walmart: They Broke Labor Laws
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The nation’s largest retailer is no stranger to criticism, it has in the past, been associated with child slave labor issues in countries such as Bangladesh. Wal-Mart is infamous for its unfair labor laws and employment practices. Last year alone, …

Jobless Benefits Undecided By the Senate
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Jobless benefits expired for more than 1.3 million Americans on December 28, 2013. Since that date the total number of long-term unemployed Americans has increased to 1.4 million. The issue was raised today in the U.S. Senate however Republicans and …

Pixar Layoffs Affect Nearly Five Percent Due to “The Good Dinosaur” Delay Pixar Layoffs Affect Nearly Five Percent Due to “The Good Dinosaur” Delay

Walt Disney Studio’s subunit, Pixar Animation Studios, has laid-off nearly five percent of its workforce due to delays of an impending film, “The Good Dinosaur.” Approximately 60 out of 1,200 workers at the Emeryville, Calif., location was cut from the …

Amazon To Open Fulfillment Center in Connecticut Amazon To Open Fulfillment Center in Connecticut

It seems like Amazon is announcing a new fulfillment center every other week now. Far be it from me to criticize the online retailer though as the new warehouses create jobs and serve customers more quickly. Now prospective workers and …

Amazon To Open New Fulfillment Center In Wisconsin Amazon To Open New Fulfillment Center In Wisconsin
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It almost seems like Amazon wants to open at least one fulfillment center in every single state across the U.S. If it’s successful, the online retailer may very well be able to reach its goal of providing services like same …

LinkedIn Makes It Easier For Employers To Recruit Job Candidates Using Mobile Devices LinkedIn Makes It Easier For Employers To Recruit Job Candidates Using Mobile Devices

LinkedIn has launched a couple of new products aimed at making it easier for employers to recruit new job candidates, specifically while on the go. They’ve expanded a couple of important recruiting tools to include mobile support, which should be …

Amazon To Hire 70,000 Seasonal Employees Amazon To Hire 70,000 Seasonal Employees

It’s now officially the holiday shopping season, and retailers are preparing themselves for the onslaught of shoppers by hiring on seasonal employees. Those looking for that kind of work will have plenty of options this holiday season, but one online …

U.S. Employment to Hit Pre-Recession Levels in Many States U.S. Employment to Hit Pre-Recession Levels in Many States

Earlier this month, the U.S. Department of Labor released figures showing that around 169,000 jobs had been added in the U.S. in August. Though employment numbers have been rising slowly now for months, unemployment across the U.S. remains at just …

Since Layoffs, StumbleUpon Has Been Actively Hiring, Adding Engineers Since Layoffs, StumbleUpon Has Been Actively Hiring, Adding Engineers

It wasn’t exactly a great start to the new year for StumbleUpon back in January, when the company laid off 30% of its staff, but that was a long time ago in Internet time, and the company has since been …

‘Jobs’ Had a Pretty Terrible Opening Weekend

While I’m sure that most of you spent your weekends texting friends on your iPhones, playing games on your iPads, and jamming with your iPods – there wasn’t a whole lot of you who went to see the movie about …

You’re Probably Not Prepared to Interview At Google or Facebook You’re Probably Not Prepared to Interview At Google or Facebook

If you’re looking to work for Google, Microsoft, or Facebook – be prepared for a fairly grueling interview process. That’s the takeaway from a new study from Glassdoor. The workplace tracking company looked at average interview ratings of some top …

New ‘Jobs’ Trailer Shows More Kutcher

Apple fans and movie fans alike were skeptical of the new Steve Jobs biopic when Ashton Kutcher was announced to be playing the title role in Jobs. Since that time, pictures from the set have reassured everyone that Kutcher can …

LinkedIn Mobile Gets Job Application Functionality LinkedIn Mobile Gets Job Application Functionality

LinkedIn announced on Monday that it has added mobile job application functionality across its iOS and Android apps, as well as its mobile site. Those members seeking jobs will start seeing a new “Apply” button if the company they’re applying …

Jobless Claims in U.S. Hit Five-Year Low Jobless Claims in U.S. Hit Five-Year Low

Last week, the U.S. Department of Labor reported unemployment insurance benefit claims were down from the previous year for the week ending July 13 – down some 48,000 claims. The numbers began to spark hope that the U.S. economy, or …

Amazon Goes On Hiring Spree For U.S. Fulfillment Centers, Creates 5,000 Jobs Amazon Goes On Hiring Spree For U.S. Fulfillment Centers, Creates 5,000 Jobs
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Amazon announced on Monday that it is creating over 5,000 new full-time jobs in the U.S. across its fulfillment network, and it is starting the hiring process now. According to the company, its median pay is 30% higher than that …

Ashton Kutcher Talks About Missing His Opportunity To Meet Steve Jobs Ashton Kutcher Talks About Missing His Opportunity To Meet Steve Jobs
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Ashton Kutcher appeared on The Tonight Show, and talked about his role in the Steve Jobs biopic Jobs, and how he missed a chance to meet the man he would be playing in the film. Kutcher tells Jay Leno, “I …

Ashton Kutcher (You Know, Steve Jobs) Reportedly Eyeing Lenovo Gig Ashton Kutcher (You Know, Steve Jobs) Reportedly Eyeing Lenovo Gig

Remember those “I’m a Mac and I’m a PC” ads? Well, replace both John Hodgman and Justin Long with Ashton Kutcher and insert the new line “I’m here to sell you a PC, and also a movie about the guy …

Trip Balls with the New ‘Jobs’ Movie Poster
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The official poster for the Ashton Kutcher-helmed Steve Jobs biopic, Jobs, is here. And it’s colorful. Mighty colorful. “Some see what’s possible, others change what’s possible,” reads the tagline. Check it out: (image) Sure, the poster could be a nod …