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Tens of thousands rally in Madrid for 'job dignity'

Madrid - Tens of thousands of people rallied in Madrid on Saturday for a "march of dignity" to demand better wages and job security as Spain's economy improves.

Facebook's new job board means you don't have to use LinkedIn

Facebook has taken aim at business-oriented social network LinkedIn by announcing a new feature that lets you find and apply for jobs without leaving its app. It directly connects prospective employers and employees, cutting down the time spent searching.

Robot arms replace factory hands

Paris - Donald Trump has been crowing as companies including Ford renounce plans to move factories to Mexico. But the main beneficiaries of this shift back to the US aren't saying much by way of celebration -- industrial robots don't tend to speak.

Amazon to create 100,000 jobs in U.S. by 2018

Over the next 18 months, Amazon has plans to create 100,000 full-time jobs in the United States, which will include full benefits.

Top futurist predicts driverless cars will kill 128 job types

The world has no crystal ball to see into the future, but we do have Thomas Frey. Frey is the founding executive director of the DaVinci Institute think tank and its senior futurist.

World's most employable graduates are from Caltech

The world's most employable graduates went to the California Institute of Technology (Caltech), according to new figures assessing graduate employability.

National Bank of Canada to slash 600 jobs in shift to digital

The National Bank of Canada has decided to cut 600 jobs and take a $175 million restructuring charge. This comes amid slow economic growth and a changing environment for Canadian banks.

NZ town has too many jobs and wants to recruit outsiders

Kaitangata - A tiny town in New Zealand has launched a drive to recruit outsiders because of its unique problem. It has too many jobs available.

Argentina president vetoes anti-layoff law

Buenos Aires - Argentina's President Mauricio Macri fought back against his opponents on Friday in his quest to reform Latin America's third-biggest economy, vetoing their bid to curb his unpopular job cuts.

Argentine president suffers first setback in congress

Buenos Aires - Argentine lawmakers handed conservative President Mauricio Macri his first legislative setback Thursday by passing a law aiming to curb job cuts that he says are needed to strengthen the economy.

Bleak prediction for U.S. employment

Washington - Employment levels in the U.S. are looking more precarious, according to a new report. The number of U.S. citizens filing for unemployment benefits increased dramatically according to government figures.

Argentines in mass protest against layoffs

Buenos Aires - Tens of thousands of Argentines marched in a noisy protest Friday against job cuts imposed under President Mauricio Macri's economic reforms.The demonstration virtually brought central Buenos Aires to a standstill amid a din of drums and chants.

Study: Short men and overweight women get raw deal in life

A study has revealed that short men and overweight women get a raw deal in life, in jobs and in income. Short men are not the only ones getting a raw deal, as the study shows overweight women are too.

Major pharmaceutical companies announce big layoffs

We are only into the early days of 2016 but this hasn’t slowed the actions of companies doing anything to protect their share prices. Two big pharmaceutical companies have already announced plant closures and layoffs.

Biogen lays off 880 workers

Pharmaceutical company Biogen, based in Cambridge, Massachusetts , has laid off 880 employees in a large restructuring move. The company also plans to halt some drug development projects.

Humans are far superior to robots in one key area

Some scientists have predicted that almost half of all jobs done by humans could be replaced by robots within the next 10 years. A new study shows, however, that humans do have one defense: their social skills.

Are women finally getting ahead in science?

Women applying to openings in science or engineering posts at universities have a two-fold better chance of getting the job than men, according to a hiring simulation.

Why content marketing is facing a shortage of qualified staff

The world of digital marketing is facing a skills shortage when it comes to content generators. B2B News Network investigates.

Op-Ed: Prentice and Nenshi show Albertans how government fails

Edmonton - Albertans knew this was coming, and still feel the sting of the news. With the press surrounding the budget out of the news cycle, Albertans should know how their leaders are punishing them for the government being terrible at managing tax dollars.

How unemployment triggers personality changes

Stirling - A new tranche of research has found that longer-term unemployment alters people's personalities in different ways. This includes making people less agreeable and open, which, in turn hampers people who undergo such changes from securing work.

Women paid far less than men in universities

Why are there so few women in academia? New research suggests that perceptions of a need for brilliance to excel in a field of study contribute to its relatively low numbers of women.

10,000 apply for human paintball bullet tester job

London - Some 10,000 people from around the world have applied to be shot at as a paintball bullet tester, the British company posting the job advert said.

Slovak train station's homeless now work there

Bratislava - Once their crash pad, now their office: seven homeless men who used to camp out at the Slovak capital's main train station are now its baggage porters.

Americans eye Australia’s job relocation assistance program

While the American economy and job market continues its healthy improvement, things still aren’t where they were a decade ago.

LinkedIn users suing over feature they say ruined job searches

If you're one of LinkedIn's more than 300 million users, it's possible the professional networking site has helped you get a job.

Op-Ed: New Afghan president can halt Taliban advance with jobs

With Ashraf Ghani now sworn in as the new president of Afghanistan in a rare peaceful transition of power, an historic opportunity arises for President Ghani to attack a fundamental source of the insurgency.

September sees U.S. automotive sales up: SUVs are gaining speed

Possibly the falling gas prices played a role, or last year's harsh winter, but once again the data is proving Americans love affair for trucks has not ended. People in the U.S., again are deciding to purchase popular light trucks over sedans.

EU's Juncker in bitter battle for new team

Brussels - The EU faced a round of political bloodletting Thursday as the European Parliament savaged the French, British and Spanish candidates for Jean-Claude Juncker's new executive team.

New EU commissioners put through the wringer

Brussels - The men and women picked to run the EU for the next five years face a grilling by the European Parliament this week which could claim the scalp of at least one of them.

Ford to add more than 1,000 jobs in Missouri

On Thursday, Ford Motor Company announced that it has plans to add 1,200 new jobs at its assembly plant in Kansas City, Missouri.
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