LEREXIS/Getty Images A paper highlights just how many jobs in a commuting zone are wind or solar based on job opening data. Places with higher shares of job postings that are wind tended to be down the middle of the US. With the Inflation Reduction Act signed into law, there could be more postings for […]
Even on a good day, service jobs are pretty hard. Your schedule is constantly changing, you’re on your feet, you’re at the mercy of the general public, and the pace of your shifts swings between crushing boredom and frenetic activity. You’re probably not guaranteed any particular number of hours in a given week, and you […]
Whether you’re in your very first job out of college, or you’re far along in your career, there’s a good chance you won’t be in your current position forever. The average time an employee spends in a position is actually only about five years. That’s because changing jobs can be a great way to gain […]
The biggest one may never be won
Automation may create as many jobs as it destroys, a new study finds, but men, younger folks, and minorities hold positions that are particularly vulnerable. https://media.wired.com/photos/5c4900e8a730093fb4f2d93d/master/pass/Amazon-Robot-1005969670.jpg
Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | SOPA Images) AT&T is reportedly planning a significant round of layoffs, despite receiving a large tax break and various regulatory favors such as the repeal of net neutrality rules. Motherboard reported the pending layoffs yesterday, saying it obtained the information from AT&T internal documents and an anonymous AT&T source. “A […]
U.S. stocks rose sharply, bouncing back from their worst two-day start to a year since 2000. The Dow industrials rose 3.3%, the S&P 500 rose 3.4% and the Nasdaq Composite gained 4.3%.
Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Spencer Platt) Verizon is parting ways with 10,400 employees in “a voluntary separation program,” despite the Trump administration providing a tax cut and various deregulatory changes that were supposed to increase investment in jobs and broadband networks. The cuts represent nearly seven percent of Verizon’s workforce and were announced along […]
In this original series, Extreme Museums, join OZY for a look at some of the world’s weirdest and wildest exhibitions. Read more. Museums, at their heart, are established to educate about important subjects that have had an impact on our world (or sometimes less so). And what greater impact can people have than saving lives […]
How can the understudies best prepare themselves for a lucky break?