Apple Opening First iOS App Dev Center in Europe

Apple announced that it will open its first European iOS app development center. It’s to be located at partner institution in Naples, Italy. The center gives where students can acquire skills and training pertaining to the development of iOS applications.…

LinkedIn Names Top 25 Skills of the Year

Just as it did last year, LinkedIn revealed the top 25 skills that can get you hired this year. “With 2015 in the rearview mirror, LinkedIn analyzed hiring and recruiting activity and uncovered the 25 hottest global skills in the…

LinkedIn Announces New Features For Job Seekers

LinkedIn announced that it is now surfacing new insights within its network to help job seekers. These include what connections (if any) the user has at a company, whether or not the company has a history of hiring “people like…

LinkedIn Releases New Handbook for Marketers

LinkedIn has a new eBook out looking at the most in-demand marketing jobs based on research by LinkedIn itself and HubSpot. They looked at LinkedIn recruiting data and LinkedIn member profiles of marketers. The offering is called The Marketing Skills…

GiantGator Launches To Be ‘Most Extensive Search Engine for Freelance Jobs’

A new freelance job search engine called giantGator launched today, aggregating job postings for freelancers from a number of sources including Freelancer.com, eLance, UpWork, Guru.com, and others. A spokesperson for giantGator tells WebProNews, “Thanks to the Freelancer’s Union study, we…

LinkedIn Shows Top 20 Countries Where People Are Moving For Work

LinkedIn recently shared a list of the top 20 countries where professionals are moving for work based on its internal data. The United Arab Emirates takes the top spot by a fairly wide margin, followed by Switzerland, Saudi Arabia, and…

Amazon Fulfillment Center To Open in Illinois And Create Over 1,000 Jobs

Amazon announced on Monday that it is opening its first fulfillment center in Illinois, which it says will create a thousand new full-time jobs. This is the sixth fulfillment-related announcement from the company in about three months. It will be…

Microsoft Announces 7,800 Job Cuts from Phone Division

Microsoft has announced that it will cut up to 7,800 jobs, mostly in the company’s phone hardware business. The company is also writing off $7.6 billion related to its acquisition of Nokia’s phone business despite only spending $7.2 billion to…

Twitter Promises to Work on Its Diversity Problem

Twitter has made a promise, albeit a bit vague, to make sure its workforce is more diverse. The company has partnered with the UN’s HeForShe initiative, a “solidarity movement for gender equality that brings together one half of humanity in…

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…