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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.

Digital transformation should be about service improvement

The Australian government has been criticized for using digital transformation purely as a vehicle for cutting jobs rather than seeking to improve services for the public good.

Rapid growth forecast for insurtech in 2018

London - If there’s a technology sector to get into then this appears to be insurtech. Insurtech jobs are increasing 22 times faster than the rest of the U.K. market, as an example of rapid developments in the sector.

Robots can ‘set us free’ and keep jobs

London - A leading British politician has weighed in on the debate over robots and human labour, stating that job losses are unlikely and the advances in automation being adopted by businesses are for the greater good.

Google updates its job finder with salary estimates and more

Google's added several new capabilities to its job searching tool as it aims to better rival services such as LinkedIn. The search engine's built-in job finder launched earlier this week and is now being improved with salary estimates and location ranges.

'No deal' Brexit could cost 1.2 million EU jobs: Belgian minister

Brussels - The European Union could lose 1.2 million jobs if Britain leaves the bloc without a deal, Belgium's economy minister said Friday, warning that his own country would suffer a "catastrophic" impact.

Op-Ed: Inaction on the opioid crisis is killing people and our economy

How many more people need to die before we realize federal and state governments have not been doing much to help stem what has become an epidemic that is now affecting our economy, job growth and legal system?

Google wants to help you find jobs without leaving search

Google has announced a new search feature that helps connect you to job openings near your area. Described as a "company-wide initiative" to aid jobseekers, the technology uses machine learning to deliver better matched job search results.

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.
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