All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘work’

Trying to Get a Job? Clean Up Your Facebook Profile (But Don’t Delete It)

Sure, you may be qualified for that job you’re trying to land, but something you said on Facebook might turn off potential employers. This has been true for years, but companies’ reliance on social media to screen potential employees is only rising. According to a recent study, over half of employers are researching job applicants on social media. The study …

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Work From Home Jobs: 4 Reasons Why Telecommuting Is The NEW American Dream

Telecommuting or “work from home” jobs are no longer associated with $1 surveys and “opportunities” to stuff envelopes. Today, there are certain jobs which can bring in a six figure yearly income. The buzz (and pay) associated with working at home is steadily rising. Odds are this trend is here to stay . Here are four reasons why you should …

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Amsterdam Alcoholics Paid with You Guessed it-Beer

Amsterdam has taken the old adage, “If you can’t beat them, join them,” and ran with it. In order to ensure that the streets of Amsterdam are clean, officials have hired alcoholics to clean the streets, and decidedly chosen a rather unconventional method to pay the workers. After putting in a day of hard work, the men who have been …

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Did Mariah Carey Call Nicki Minaj Satan?

It seems that Mariah Carey may be singing a happy tune about the end of her contributions as a judge on American Idol. In an interview with Angie Martinez of the Angie Martinez Show on Hot 97, Carey described her experience on American Idol as “going to work everyday… in Hell with Satan.” But which American Idol co-worker is Carey calling …

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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 retailer wants those seeking employment to come to them. Amazon announced this morning that it’s now beginning its holiday hiring …

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Secrets To A Longer Life, Even With A Desk Job

We reported on some statistics Friday that showed how working at a desk job is slowly killing you. There were some frightening statistics revealed in the infographic that should leave us all concerned. Fear not, however, as another infographic has come to save the day (and your life). Today’s infographic comes from Confused.com and hopes to give you a few …

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Twitter Activity At Work Up 700% In Past 14 Months

Take one guess what you’re coworker next to you is doing right now. If you guessed that they’re putzing around on Twitter, you’re probably right. New research conducted by Palo Alto Networks, the network security company, reveals tremendous growth in use of social networks on corporate networks (i.e., at work) over the past year and a half. In fact, there …

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