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Op-Ed: Tips to writing an impressing SAP resume

The IT industry is going and if you are entering, you may be developing for by far the biggest software companies today. While looking for a SAP based job, there are a number of ways to emphasize on your resume to fit this career field.
In the Media by Milton Este

World's Toughest Job: How does your job compare?

After placing job advertisements for the role, referred to as 'Director of Operations', 24 people applied and interviewed for the world's toughest job which required 135 hour work weeks and no vacations.
In the Media by Jessica Jones-Langley - 1 comment

Op-Ed: Losing benefits isn’t prodding unemployed back to work

The verdict is in — cutting unemployment benefits does not help workers. Surprised? Hardly. Squabbles between congressional Republicans and Democrats resulted in the end of federal emergency unemployment benefits for over 2 million Americans.
In the Media by Eliana Robinson

Amazon willing to pay you up to $5,000 to quit your job

Although it may sound counter-intuitive, Amazon is proposing a policy that no other company dares try. This probably isn't surprising coming from Amazon though, a company known for its wacky parcel delivery drone idea.
In the Media by Milton Este - 5 comments

Daily Relief: Wednesday 2 April

A light-hearted look at the odd events happening in the world. Today includes a job application gone wrong, a clown fund-raising event, and a look at who won the award for the smelliest shoes in the U.S.
In the Media by Jessica Jones-Langley - 1 comment

Unemployed French man advertises CV on giant billboard

With the unemployment rate in Europe reaching new highs, a French man has found an ingenious way to find a job. Laurent Le Bret put his CV on a giant billboard next to a busy road.
In the Media by Mark Harradine - 1 comment

Woman applies for job at sex shop, then steals vibrator

A Florida woman, who was drunk, entered a sex shop and applied for a job, leaving all of her contact info with the manager of the store, and then stole a vibrator.
In the Media by Owen Weldon - 2 comments

Boston marathon bombing costume gets woman fired from job

Alicia Ann Lynch, 22, from Michigan, posted a photo of herself in a Halloween costume, which went viral online and received a lot of negative attention.
In the Media by Owen Weldon - 3 comments

New service helps you find a job via text

The Web may make it easier for people to find jobs, but millions of hourly workers do not have access to the Internet, finding it difficult to take advantage of the job searching tools it provides.
In the Media by Owen Weldon

Teen walks 10 miles in snow to job interview

Indianapolis - An Indianapolis, Indiana restaurant owner who happened to stumble across a teenager walking to a job interview, was inspired by the teen's determination.
In the Media by Greta McClain - 8 comments

Italian supermarket offers job raffle — spend 30 euros, win a job

Rome - An Italian supermarket chain has come up with a new idea to help solve unemployment in Italy. Customers spend 30 euro or more and get the chance of winning employment with the company.
In the Media by Anne Sewell

Young man in Gaza sets self on fire to protest living conditions

Gaza - A young man has died from his injuries after setting himself on fire in the morgue of a hospital in Gaza City, apparently to draw attention to his family's poor living conditions.
In the Media by Darren Weir - 2 comments

Police officers use taser to subdue nude 80-year-old granny

Police confronted an 80-year-old woman in St. George, S.C. She was naked, wielding a stick and quoting scriptures. They tried to calm her and cover her with a blanket, but after she tried to hit them with her stick, they were forced to use a taser on her.
In the Media by JohnThomas Didymus

Can routine exercise help increase your paycheck?

Want more money in your paycheck? According to a new study, the way to get that raise may be to simply take the time to exercise regularly.
In the Media by Leigh Goessl - 6 comments

Woman makes false bomb threat to get a break at work

A Florida woman is in trouble with authorities after making a fake bomb threat at her company which prompted the evacuation of 300 employees. She admits to making the threat in order to get a break at work.
In the Media by Kevin Fitzgerald - 2 comments

Congress says 'no' to protecting your Facebook privacy

There has been much hype in the news lately about potential employers demanding Facebook passwords from interviewees. Much concern has been voiced against this invasion of privacy - two representatives took this concern to Congress without success.
In the Media by Anne Sewell - 19 comments

Blacklist: UK construction workers fighting a job market ban

London - UK construction workers, struggling to find work, have now found that they are on an "employment blacklist", an illegal document which is ruining their lives.
In the Media by Anne Sewell - 7 comments

Nokia to cut another 3,500 jobs

The Finnish telephone manufacturer Nokia is to cut another 3,500 jobs as part of its ongoing billion-euro cost-cutting plan.
In the Media by Milo Noblet - 2 comments

Larry Flynt offers Weiner a job

Larry Flynt, owner of Hustler, wants to employ former congressman Anthony Weiner. This is no joke either, and Flynt has offered Weiner a serious job offer with Hustler.
In the Media by Owen Weldon - 3 comments

How are M&M's made?: Oddest 2010 job interview questions revealed

A list of the oddest interview questions in 2010 has been published, including companies such as Google, Apple and Goldman Sachs.
In the Media by Scott Campbell - 1 comment

Author tells others how to have passion in their work

Loving what you do for a living is important. For most North Americans, they will spend 84,000 hours at work, according to author Andrew Harrison.
In the Media by KJ Mullins

Domino's Pizza Japan to pay $30,000 for one hour delivery work

Domino's Pizza is celebrating its 25th anniversary of opening in Japan by giving a cash prize of 2.5 million yen for one hour's pizza delivery work to the lucky winner.
In the Media by Laura Trowbridge - 11 comments

Part-time hobby turns Avon lady into multimillion dollar seller

Rebekah Testar of Cosby, Leicestershire, UK began selling Avon products door-to-door in 2002. What started as a part-time hobby for extra Christmas cash has now turned into serious income with sales of more than £4 million.
In the Media by Laura Trowbridge - 25 comments

UC San Diego study reveals best careers options for college grads

San Diego - As U.S. unemployment is showing signs of recovering from a 25-year high, a new trend study from the University of California San Diego Extension reveals the hottest career options for college graduates in this years economy, which included web journalism.
In the Media by Kim I. Hartman - 2 comments

Chinese grads face tough job market

Beijing - Despite of all the best wishes received during the Chinese New Year celebration, Chinese graduates are faced with an extremely difficult job market this year.
In the Media by Wang Fangqing

Outsourcing jobs pushed to rural India

In India, a growing number of outsourcing companies are moving simple typing jobs from high-tech hubs to vast, poor rural areas. The move creates many jobs at a fraction of the cost of running a business near a big city.
In the Media by Wang Fangqing

Man eats spiders for a living

You thought your job was tough? How about eating spiders every day for lunch? Well, that is what one man is doing on his lunch break; eating 100 spiders.
In the Media by Andrew Moran - 3 comments

American graduates seeking opportunities in China

China's surging economy, lower cost of living and entrepreneur-friendly attitude are luring more American freshmen to seek opportunities in big cities such as Shanghai and Beijing.
In the Media by Wang Fangqing - 4 comments

US job cuts higher than predicted

The total number of job losses for the United States for the past month have turned out to be higher than predicted. The job losses totaled 467,000.
In the Media by Jane Fazackarley

New job interview method being corporatized

Job seekers take note: a new interview method developed at McMaster University that is difficult to ace might appear in the corporate world.
In the Media by Jan Rose
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