All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘jobs’

Amazon Hiring 50,000 People for the Holiday Season

With the holiday season fast approaching, retailers need to reinforce their workforce to handle the increased business that comes with the period. This year, Amazon has just announced that they will add more than 50,000 temporary jobs (seasonal positions) at their fulfillment centers across the U.S. “In addition to the thousands of people we’ve hired for full-time jobs this year, …

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Google Tops LinkedIn List of Most Desired Employers

Today, another list has deemed Google the most desired company for potential employees. This time, it’s LinkedIn who has given Google the crown (Google was voted the best company to work for in Fortune’s list earlier this year). LinkedIn has just unveiled their “Most InDemand Employers” list for 2012, and Google comes in at number one. Tech companies had a …

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LinkedIn Gives Career Pages An Overhaul

LinkedIn announced today that it has updated its Career Pages to make it easier to “show off your unique employer brand”. “As with many LinkedIn products, our goal is to make both our members and talent acquisition customers more successful,” writes LinkedIn’s Thomas Sexton in a blog post. “When candidates are more engaged, more connected with companies, and better able …

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Flickr Responds To “Dear Marissa Mayer” Campaign With Job Posting

Earlier this week, Yahoo shocked the tech world by naming Google’s Marissa Mayer their new President and CEO. Mayer, who worked at Google for 13 years, was the company’s 20th employee, first female engineer, and was instrumental in making the company the search giant they are today. Not 24 hours later, Mayer already had a big request from the internet …

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Set Photos Show Ashton Kutcher Playing Steve Jobs On Acid

Recent photos from the set of Steve Jobs biopic currently filming under the working title Jobs: Get Inspired (yes, really) show Ashton Kutcher playing Steve Jobs on acid. And no, that’s not a reference to Kutcher’s acting style. If you know much about Jobs’s life, you may already know that he freely admitted to taking LSD and other drugs in …

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Facebook Taps Former UI Design Manager At Apple

Facebook made a few new hires this week, including a new production engineer and a new sales representative – but the most noteworthy of the new acquisitions is a former Apple employee. Chris Weeldreyer, who served as UI Design Manager at Apple, Inc. for just over eight years, has come on board the Facebook team. Weeldreyer will serve as a …

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Ashton Kutcher As Steve Jobs From the Set of jOBS

As you’ve probably heard, there are a couple of Steve Jobs biography movies in the works. One of them is an independent film called jOBS, with the popular Ashton Kutcher playing the role of Apple’s now-deceased king. Now, there’s a collection of stills from various movie shoots, and much like you might’ve noticed in the lead image, Kutcher has the …

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Apple Looking For Pizza Cook, Rolling Pin Users Need Not Apply

What’s on the menu at Apple’s Elk Grove campus? Pizza. And not just any pizza – but authentic Neapolitan style pizza made by a pizza expert. But in order to serve that cheesy, saucy, delicious delicacy (getting hungry…), Apple needs to hire a new pizza cook. That means that Neapolitan pizza is a new addition to the culinary rotation in …

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Looking For A Job? Want To Keep Your Job? Clean Up Your Facebook Activity

Want an incentive to refrain from posting that bellybutton tequila shot picture from Vegas on Facebook? How about the fact that nearly half of company execs think that they should be monitoring your social media profiles before even considering you for a job. In recent years, filterless social media users on the job hunt have learned the hard way that …

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Want To Work For Facebook? Here Are The Nearly 400 Positions They’re Hiring For

Facebook, as you might expect from a freshly public Internet behemoth, has been hiring a bunch of people. Inside Facebook points to the company’s LinkedIn feed, as well as its own Careers page. The company has hired some new engineers and sales staff. Engineers include: Joe Paley (previously of webOS applications at HP), Jonathan Medwig (from Natonal Research Council Canada) …

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Amazon Announces Service Center in Winchester, KY

Kentucky State Governor Steve Beshear (pictured to the right) and Amazon.com are excited to introduce a new project in Winchester, Kentucky that could employ over 1100 people by the year 2017. Amazon is investing over $20 million in a 70,000 square-foot customer service center that is slated to be open by the end of 2013. Eventually the facility could employ …

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Path.To Aims To Be The “eHarmony For Jobs”

Path.to announced the launch of a new online job service for those in development and IT, which the company deems the “eHarmony of Jobs.” It takes into account users’ social graphs, personalities and skills/experience, when matching them with potential employers. We had a brief exchange with founder and CEO Darren Bounds, who tells us about what sets Path.to apart from …

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