Apple touts US job growth despite China trade tensions

China is a net positive for Apple: Gene Munster Loup Ventures Managing Director Gene Munster on why despite the risks exposure to China is ultimately a positive for Apple. As concerns continue about the direction of the U.S economy, Apple touted its contributions to the U.S. economy in updated employment statistics on Thursday, noting that it now employs or contributes to […]

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‘If you want the top job you’ve got to turn up for the interview’: Hunt challenges Johnson to more TV debates

Jeremy Hunt has challenged Boris Johnson to get involved in more televised debates – and sooner, saying “if you want the top job you’ve got to turn up for the interview”. The Tory leadership hopeful said it would make a “mockery” of the contest if the two contenders did not appear in a debate before voting begins next month. Some […]

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Need a Summer Job? Here's What to Look For.

A summer job can be an opportunity to reset your career. A number of companies have seasonal positions open, and those can lead to full-time, permanent offers — or they can help you gain valuable experience that helps you get hired elsewhere. If you're looking to make a change or try something new, seasonal employment may be an excellent choice. […]

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Graduating job applicants ranked location, starting salary as top priorities, Monster survey shows

It’s graduation season again and Monster on Friday released results from its annual survey to get a better understanding of how soon-to-be graduates are approaching the job search process. (iStock) It's graduation season again and Monster on Friday released results from its annual survey to get a better understanding of how soon-to-be graduates are approaching the job search process. Continue […]

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NY state posts job gains while unemployment remains at 3.9%

New employment data shows New York state added nearly 25,000 jobs last month. Preliminary jobs numbers released by the state Department of Labor on Thursday show there were more than 8.3 million private-sector jobs in New York, an increase of 24,600 or 0.3% compared to the previous month. Continue Reading Below That's the highest number of private-sector jobs in the […]

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Employers add booming 304,000 jobs in January, marking 100th straight month of employment gains

Hiring began 2019 on a strong note as employers added 304,000 jobs in January, marking a 100th straight month of payroll growth and defying the 35-day government shutdown, the U.S. trade war with China and a slowing global economy. The milestone extended the labor market’s record streak of job gains. The unemployment rate, which is calculated from a separate survey of households, […]

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What a manager’s job is really like

I’ve long suspected many employees have little idea what it’s like to be a manager. They’re rarely aware of the hours and stress, of the problems and risks. Often they wonder what their manager does all day without realising it’s usually a day consumed by admin, reporting, meetings and emails. Lots of emails. Employees often can’t imagine what their managers […]

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