A programmer at a US company outsourced his job to a Chinese contractor for a fraction of his six-figure salary. After handing over his login information, he spent his days on Facebook and perused cat videos while the Chinese firm worked in his name.
Drugs to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder can be incredibly controversial.
Sometimes we get forwarded applications for for summer internships on Wall Street that are extremely embarrassing because the applicant is totally full of themselves or completely clueless.
It's so artfully done, and so diabolical, that one can picture secret seminars in subterranean Wall Street meeting rooms, guiding young business recruits in the proven process of taking an extra share of wealth from the middle class.
US Airways Group Inc. (LCC), the carrier seeking to merge with AMR Corp. (AAMRQ)’s American Airlines, received more than 16,500 applications for 450 flight attendant positions in its biggest hiring push for the job since 2010.
Time Warner's Time Inc. will lay off up to 700 staffers out of just under 8,000 total as the publisher's new chief struggles to transform famous titles and massive market share into a digital profit center.
Everyone thought 2012 was the year the euro crisis subsided.
Reuters critic Felix Salmon thinks there's something fishy about the official BLS jobs numbers!
Forecasters expect the U.S. Labor Department on Friday to report the economy added 155,000 jobs in December -- substantially less than is needed to pull unemployment down to acceptable levels.
Many modern researchers consider the Hawthorne Effect no more than a myth. There are quite a few problems with the study. For one thing, in some cases workers received productivity reports, and often worked towards known productivity goals, which may
After being dismissed from her job as a Midtown Manhattan securities attorney in October 2009, Christina Tretter-Herriger hitched a used horse trailer to her Dodge Ram pickup and drove 1,628 miles to Texas.
Sigrid Brell-Cokcan and Johannes Braumann want you to make architecture with robot arms.
Most people and corporations are terrible at planning for the future, according to prominent futurist Dr. Peter Bishop of the University of Houston.
FED WILL KEEP RATES LOW AS LONG AS UNEMPLOYMENT IS ABOVE 6.5%, INFLATION BELOW 2.5%
More people are moving out of the state than into the state, a new Census report shows.
There was a time in America when virtually anyone that wanted a job could go out and get one and the United States boasted the largest and most prosperous middle class in the history of the world.
The Employment Rate Has Been Under 59 Percent For 39 Months In A Row
Apple spent nearly $10 billion this past year on the tools and equipment needed to make its products
Michigan, home of the American auto industry and thousands of its unionized workers, is likely to be the latest state to sign so-called right-to-work legislation into law by next week.
While the U.S. unemployment rate has improved markedly from the double digits during the recession, it was still stuck at 7.9% as of October.
In a pair of new interviews, Apple CEO Tim Cook said his company will start manufacturing Mac computers in the United States next year.
One day ahead of the jobs report, Gallup comes out with a negative preview of its own.
In rounded numbers, there are 112 million workers in the private sector. Of these, only 18 million are in such goods-producing industries as manufacturing, mining, and oil and gas production.
Children struggle to breathe, elderly people die sooner, so the greedy can profit.
As the world's largest online retailer, it's no surprise that its biggest fulfillment center in Phoenix, Arizona is the size of 28 football fields.
Spend 30 euro and win a job! An Italian supermarket is offering its customers a lottery with a difference
WHAT distinguishes modern man from his ancestors is the expectation of steady economic and population growth.
Walmart protests on Black Friday by some employees are an attempt to shame the company into public action – even though the workers are not organized into a labor union. Extent of Walmart protests still unclear.
Despite all the talk from Peter Thiel and others about how college is a poor investment, a new study from McKinsey finds that one of the biggest employment trends in coming decades will be a shortage of high-skill, college-educated workers for all ad