All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘jobs’

Amazon Heads To Illinois With 1,000 Full-Time Jobs

Amazon announced that it intends to create over 1,000 full-time jobs and $75 million in investment in Illinois. The company was joined by Governor Pat Quinn and Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) for the announcement. Amazon says it is beginning site selection activities, and plans to open its first facility in the state in 2015. It also plans to begin creating …

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Christian Bale Will Play Steve Jobs, Sorkin Says He’ll ‘Crush It’

Christian Bale will be your next film Steve Jobs. Aaron Sorkin, screenwriter of the upcoming biopic based on Walter Isaacson’s 2011 biography Steve Jobs, confirmed to Bloomberg that the Dark Knight actor will be taking on the role of the late Apple co-founder. “I couldn’t be more excited about him,” said Sorkin. “He really is a phenomenal actor.” Sorkin also …

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Amazon Adds 80,000 Seasonal Jobs For The Holidays

Amazon announced that it is creating 80,000 seasonal jobs across its U.S. fulfillment and sortation center network for the holiday season to meet increased customer demand. The company adds tens of thousands of seasonal jobs for the holidays ever year, but the number of jobs keeps going up each year. In 2012, the number was 50,000. Last year, it was …

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Christian Bale Is the Newest Rumored Steve Jobs, Again

In regard to the upcoming Steve Jobs biopic (the one based on the Walter Isaacson book, not the Ashton Kutcher one), remember when it was Bale or bust? Then we took a ride on the Leo DiCaprio rumor train? Ok, now it’s back to Bale. According to sources quoted in The Hollywood Reporter, Sony is “beginning negotiations” with Bale. As …

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Leonardo DiCaprio Is Apparently Not Your Next Steve Jobs

If you’ve been following the rumors and reports surrounding the upcoming biopic of Steve Jobs, based on Walter Isaacson’s bestselling biography, you probably have a headache. The last report had Danny Boyle signed on to direct, with Leonardo DiCaprio pegged for the title role. Apparently, Boyle wanted DiCaprio. We all want DiCaprio, right? Well, it’s not going to happen. According …

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Resume Tips That Will Get You The Job

Most employers expect you to have a resume these days, and if you have one it had better be good. Anyone can type some words about their work experience on a piece of paper and call it a resume, but will that be good enough to get you the job? The best way to look at a resume is to …

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Infographic: Building Blocks

This post brought to you by National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation. The content and opinions expressed below are that of WebProNews. The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation has conducted a study that highlights job and career opportunities in the restaurant industry, and debunks stereotypes. This infographic, the second in a series from the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation, demonstrates how …

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Microsoft Initiates Another Round Of Layoffs

Microsoft announced a couple months ago that it would reduce its overall workforce by up to 18,000 jobs over the course of the next year, and that of those, 12,500 would be related to its acquisition of Nokia assets. The company was also said to be eliminating Xbox Entertainment Studios. Microsoft said it would begin with 13,000 eliminations, and that …

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An Industry Of Opportunity

This post brought to you by National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation. The content and opinions expressed below are that of WebProNews. The U.S. labor market is getting stronger, and the restaurant industry is leading the way. It’s providing jobs, upward mobility, and long-term career opportunities and security to employees. The National Restaurant Association of America Educational Foundation has compiled some …

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Microsoft Is Officially Cutting 18,000 Jobs

It’s been rumored that Microsoft would be cutting some jobs – specifically some from its acquisition of Nokia assets. Now, official word from the company on the matter is out. CEO Satya Nadella said in an email to employees, which the company made public, that Microsoft will begin reducing its overall workforce by up to 18,000 jobs within the next …

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Netflix Is Looking To Employ Someone To Watch Netflix

Netflix has a new job listing up for a “Netflix Tagger,” which is someone who will basically get paid to watch Netflix. Netflix describes the position in the above video: …A very special discerning viewer whose love for film and TV is so great that they’re ready to join our team of Netflix Taggers. Taggers are the bright sparks who …

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LinkedIn Gives Jobseekers New iPhone App

LinkedIn just announced the launch of a new Job Search app for iPhone, providing users with customizable search options, recommended jobs, and updates on companies of interest. “The new Job Search app is LinkedIn’s first standalone app experience dedicated to helping members find, research, and apply for jobs on-the-go without the distractions of news, content, and other updates,” a LinkedIn …

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