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Huawei unit cuts more than 600 jobs following US sanctions

Shanghai - Chinese telecom giant Huawei said on Tuesday that more than 600 jobs would be lost at a US unit as a result of "curtailment of business operations" caused by Washington's sanctions on the firm and 68 of its subsidiaries.

Professional and business services lead U.S. jobs growth

The U.S. labor market has shown an upswing, based on the latest data released for June 2019. Fueling the growth curve are new positions in professional and business services, followed by healthcare, transportation and warehousing.

Robots to take 20 mn jobs, worsening inequality: study

Washington - Robots are expected to take over some 20 million manufacturing jobs worldwide by 2030, extending a trend of worsening social inequality while boosting overall economic output, a new study shows.

What's next for EU top jobs? Five things to know

Apo - European leaders failed to agree Friday on a package of senior nominations on the team that will guide the EU for the next five years, with divisions still too deep for compromise.

Facebook's privacy issues spell hiring trouble

Given the scandals that have rocked the company in the past year, would you want to work for Facebook? The answer is seemingly 'no', or at least declining as an option among new graduates and experienced professionals, according to a new survey.

Walmart assembling army of thousands of robots to work in stores

Walmart is doubling down on adding robots to its stores. These machines include autonomous floor cleaners, shelf-scanners, conveyor belts, and "pickup towers."

GM invests $300 million in Orion Assembly Plant, adds 400 jobs

Less than a week after a series of critical tweets from the president over an Ohio plant closure, General Motors is announcing plans to add 400 jobs and build a new electric vehicle at a factory north of Detroit.

Foxconn's about-face on Wisconsin factory met with skepticism

Foxconn Technology said on Friday it will build a heavily subsidized $10 billion factory in Wisconsin after the company’s chairman spoke to U.S. President Donald Trump.

Cannabis industry boosts demand for jobs

A new survey reveals that the growth in the legalization of cannabis and the corresponding increase in uses is leading to an increase in the range and types of jobs required to support the burgeoning cannabis economy.

More U.S. jobs created, but most pay under $20 an hour

The number of workers taken on by U.S. firms increased at the end of 2018, hitting a ten month high, although many of these jobs were in the lower pay range. Will this trend continue into 2019? Signals are this year will see a more precarious situation.

Robots aren't taking our jobs — just yet

A robot may take your job one day but so far there is little sign of this happening, according to analysis from the World Bank. While predictions about machines taking more jobs associated with humans, the pace is relatively slow.

Q&A: How technology is changing recruitment Special

The process of recruitment is being challenged and changed by the use of new technologies. Such technologies are also part of a change of approach where firms need to go out to attract top talent rather than expecting people to seek out the firm.

Robot to be 'questioned' on impact of AI on jobs

London - As part of an inquiry into the impact of artificial intelligence on employment, a group of British parliamentarians are to 'question' as robot. Behind this are some key questions about the impact of artificial intelligence on jobs.

U.S. unemployment rate falls but earnings inequality widens

Washington - The U.S. unemployment rate has fallen as the country moves close to 'full employment'. However, many of these jobs are not classed as 'good jobs' and wage inequality shows further signs of widening.

Q&A: How technology is reshaping recruitment Special

Today’s job market is highly competitive and millennials with key skills, such as tech skills, can hold the upper hand. This means businesses need to work hard to attract top talent. Aman Brar of Canvas looks at tech developments in recruitment.

Q&A: How text messaging can drive recruitment success Special

Text messaging can play an important today’s recruiting process. According to the company Canvas, messaging can help businesses recruit up to 10 times the number of candidates they previously could using traditional methods.

Blockchain is set to reshape recruitment: Interview Special

Job.com has partnered with Company.com to develop blockchain-powered recruitment services. The aim is to take the cost recruiters out of the recruitment process by effectively paying users to handle their own recruitment.

IT jobs have outpaced most other jobs in growth

Research shows that information technology jobs - computer software, big data, and cybersecurity - have outpaced most other jobs, across all sectors, in productivity and growth since 2004.

Top entry-level tech jobs revealed

The most popular entry-level technology jobs in the U.S. employment market have been revealed in a new survey, from the recruitment site Indeed.

Brazilian Elle, Cosmo to disappear in mass job losses: reports

S - Brazilian Elle and Cosmopolitan will disappear from newsstands and some 500 people will lose their jobs in what Brazilian magazine group Abril called a "reorganization," according to reports Tuesday.

Digital transformation will impact on employment

Digital transformation will change employment. However, the full impact is uncertain in terms of the loss of jobs. What is certain is that many traditional occupations will need reskilling.

Amazon: Not our job to worry about fears we're killing retailers

Amazon's senior vice president Russell Grandinetti said it's up to society and government to figure out how to handle the company's becoming a $178 billion disruptor in the retail sector.

Why the workforce needs to change for digital transformation: Q&A Special

The future of work is no longer just about filling today's open needs; it is about re-evaluating the work and the workforce of tomorrow. Michael Gretczko, of Deloitte explains what is needed for the future.

Interview with a robot: AI revolution hits human resources

Paris - You have a telephone interview for your dream job, and you're feeling nervous. You make yourself a cup of tea as you wait for the phone to ring, and you count to three before picking up.Now imagine that your interviewer is a robot named Vera.

The disappearing jobs of yesterday

Paris - Ahead of May Day, AFP reporters, video and photo teams spoke to men and women around the globe whose jobs are becoming increasingly rare, particularly as technology transforms societies.

The five 'super skills' that today’s workforce needs: Interview Special

New research from the Institute for the Future has uncovered a knowledge gap highlighting five “super skills” that could change the future of work. To understand these skills further, Digital Journal spoke with Steven Kramer, CEO of WorkJam.

India's all-women railway crew derail sexist attitudes

Jaipur - Mahima Dutt Sharma rolls her eyes when men make excuses to gawk at her inside the booth where she checks tickets at India's only interstate train station run entirely by women.

Women blazing a trail in 'men's jobs'

Paris - In the ring, battling flames or lifting off into space, women have entered professions generally considered to be men's jobs.

Facebook launches job board to make it easier to find work

Facebook's announced the global expansion of its job postings feature, designed to help local businesses and job-seekers connect with each other. The company said it has found one in four people already search for new job postings using its platform.

Fiat Chrysler to invest $1 bn on back of US tax reform

New York - Italian-American automaker Fiat Chrysler on Thursday unveiled a plan to invest $1 billion in a Michigan assembly plant and offer bonuses to tens of thousands of employees, saying the measures were possible because of US tax reform.
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Protesters wearing red caps, the symbol of protest in Brittany and waving Breton regional flags, take part in a demonstration to maintain jobs in the region and against an "ecotax" on commercial trucks, in Carhaix, western France
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Protesters wearing red caps  the symbol of protest in Brittany and waving Breton regional flags  tak...
Protesters wearing red caps, the symbol of protest in Brittany and waving Breton regional flags, take part in a demonstration to maintain jobs in the region and against an "ecotax" on commercial trucks, in Carhaix, western France
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Protesters wearing red caps  the symbol of protest in Brittany and waving Breton regional flags  tak...
Protesters wearing red caps, the symbol of protest in Brittany and waving Breton regional flags, take part in a demonstration to maintain jobs in the region and against an "ecotax" on commercial trucks, in Carhaix, western France
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