Employment

08.19.15
LinkedIn's Lookup app finds co-workers with the right skills
08.19.15

LinkedIn's Lookup app finds co-workers with the right skills

LinkedIn doesn't want to stop helping just because you found a job. Its Lookup

By J. Fingas,   08.19.15
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07.13.15
Hillary Clinton isn't a fan of Uber-style contracted workers
07.13.15

Hillary Clinton isn't a fan of Uber-style contracted workers

While she believes that these demand-based outfits are "unleashing innovation," their labor practices allegedly amount to "wage theft."

By J. Fingas,   07.13.15
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07.02.15
Shyp helps reverse a tech trend by hiring contractors as staff
07.02.15

Shyp helps reverse a tech trend by hiring contractors as staff

Tech companies like Uber may be fighting tooth and nail to keep their workers as contractors and a...

By J. Fingas,   07.02.15
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06.17.15
California labor commission rules Uber drivers are employees (update: Uber responds)
06.17.15

California labor commission rules Uber drivers are employees (update: Uber responds)

The California labor commission has ruled that an Uber driver qualifies as an employee, not a cont...

By T. O'Brien,   06.17.15
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11.21.14
You can use Twitter activity to track unemployment
11.21.14

You can use Twitter activity to track unemployment

Governments aren't usually quick to react to changes in demographics. They frequently have to tak...

By J. Fingas,   11.21.14
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10.10.14
Research confirms minorities earn significantly less in skilled tech jobs
10.10.14

Research confirms minorities earn significantly less in skilled tech jobs

There's no denying that wage inequality is a terrible thing, and it's not just limited to blue-col...

By B. Steele,   10.10.14
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09.25.14
Unconscious bias is why we don't have a diverse workplace, says Google
09.25.14

Unconscious bias is why we don't have a diverse workplace, says Google

Statistics don't lie: If you're working at a Silicon Valley tech company, you're probably a guy. I...

By S. Buckley,   09.25.14
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07.19.14
Volition looking to recruit 100 homies, expand crib
07.19.14

Volition looking to recruit 100 homies, expand crib

Tired of reading about companies slashing office workforce and laying off employees? Well, the coin...

By S. Prell,   07.19.14
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05.28.14
Google highlights the lack of diversity in tech by publishing its own stats
05.28.14

Google highlights the lack of diversity in tech by publishing its own stats

While many will tell you that there isn't much diversity among technology workers, it has been tri...

By J. Fingas,   05.28.14
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