Amazon: It’s not our job to worry about fears we’re killing retailers and destroying jobs

Reuters Amazon SVP Russell Grandinetti said it’s for society and government to figure out how to deal with the company becoming a $ 178 billion disruptor in the retail sector. “I don’t think it’s our job to do anything but try to be really good at what we do,” he told The Sunday Times. Amazon […]

BMW says tariffs may cause cuts in U.S. investments and jobs

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Automakers warn tariffs will cost hundreds of thousands of U.S. jobs

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EVs jeopardize 75,000 or more German autoworker jobs

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30 terrible jobs you won’t believe celebrities had before they became famous

Chris Jackson/Getty Images Before they were making the big bucks in Hollywood, your favorite celebrities were putting in their time at some pretty odd jobs.  While some celebrities were working inside of a restaurant, others were on the streets in a silly costume promoting them.  From stripping to a human mannequin, here are the oddest jobs celebrities […]

Labour laws in 104 countries reserve some jobs for men only

EVEN as rich countries seek to rid workplaces of subtle gender bias, in many developing ones discrimination remains overt. According to the World Bank, women are barred from certain jobs in 104 countries (see map). “Gender equality in labour law is associated with more women working and earning more relative to men,” says Sarah Iqbal […]

Lawmakers are trying to curb contracts that make it harder to change jobs

IN 2011 Kathleen started work at an insurance-and-benefits consultancy in Boston. A couple of years later the firm gave her an ultimatum: sign a “non-compete” agreement within 30 days or wave goodbye. She signed, which meant that, if she left, she would be barred for three years from working for a rival or any firm […]

Steve Jobs’ secret for eliciting questions, overheard at a San Francisco cafe

Sean Gallup/Getty Images Last month, I was enjoying the remarkably good crab cake and poached eggs at Just for You Café in San Francisco’s Dogpatch neighborhood, when I overheard a mentoring session taking place at the next table. I recognized the mentor as the famous, fifty-something ex-CEO of a household-brand Internet company; the mentee, I […]