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LinkedIn and Journalism

LinkedIn is sometimes regarded as the ugly stepchild of social media for some newly graduated journalism students seeking employment. This is a strange conundrum, because one of LinkedIn’s primary functions, if not chief, is connecting qualified candidates with open positions. 221 more words

Many recent university grads overqualified for their jobs: study

OTTAWA – A growing proportion of recent university graduates – as much as 40 per cent – face the potential frustration of being overqualified for their jobs, a new report has revealed. 381 more words


Should We Fear Capitalism More than Intelligent Robots?

Physicist, Stephen Hawking, is in the news again for another comment he made regarding the subject of artificial intelligence.  He claims “We should be more afraid of Capitalism than artificially intelligent robots.”  His comments reflect concerns that automation is going to eliminate millions of jobs, resulting in higher unemployment and reduced job opportunities for low-skilled workers.  726 more words


Technology Jobs in Leeds: Choosing the Right Career Path for You

Keen to stay in Leeds? Have you considered the vibrant technology sector in and around the City? In this guest post, Mark Bradford, Marketing Executive at 

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How Do You Measure Up? Robots vs Job Seekers

In today’s job market, there are many more job seekers who are using online resources to look for work. Employers have, on the whole, adapted their recruiting techniques to keep up with the times. 1,225 more words

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Jobs Report Convinces Futures Market that Interest Rates Will Rise

The Federal Reserve and financial markets don’t always see eye to eye.

For most of 2015, Fed Chair Janet Yellen has stressed her confidence that the U.S. 101 more words


Americans Are Finally Getting a Pay Raise

Friday’s jobs report was an upside surprise, with job growth surging, the unemployment rate falling, and most important, average hourly earnings rising at twice as fast as economists had expected they would. 323 more words