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Looming 'Retail Apocalypse' Set to Spike Unemployment Rates

When I began paying attention to retail stories in 2003, it was because a colleague on the national news desk noted in passing, “The only reason Sears would be attractive to anyone would be because of its real estate holdings.” The idea that retailers could live or die based on their physical assets and on their sales cycle stuck with me, and taught me that the revenue line on a balance sheet was only part of any good business story. 805 more words


Job roundup

No Masters Degree Required

Library Technician III – ILL (permanent full-time)
University of Washington Libraries, Seattle WA
Closes 11/23/2017

Library Technical Assistant (permanent part-time)
King County Library System, Bothell WA… 246 more words


How the AI Exoskeleton Is Making Work Better

As long as there are tasks that we forget about or want to avoid, the artificial intelligence industry will continue to grow. A study conducted for the International Data Corp. 810 more words


veterans first take a 10-week class on aspects of agriculture and small-scale farming

The veterans first take a 10-week class on aspects of agriculture and small-scale farming, such as soil management, planting techniques, irrigation and how to deal with insects and mildew. 22 more words


German Wind Industry Collapse Imminent: Engineering Professor Deems ‘Energiewende’ Terminal

Germany has been held up by renewable energy zealots as the shining example of how to run on sunshine and breezes. However, like its doppelgänger down under, South Australia, eventually and inevitably, reality bites. 617 more words

Big Wind Industry

What's your #MeToo Story? Want to share?

According to CNN, “One fifth of Americans know someone who said #MeToo,” 11/9/17. “You don’t have to be a  young and beautiful film star to be harassed and humiliated.” Do you have a story to share?  263 more words


Mark Zuckerberg: Tech Doesn't Create Jobs, But It Does Increase Pay

Mark Zuckerberg completed his “Year of Travel” challenge Wednesday, and shared some lessons from his final stop with his followers on Facebook.

Zuckerberg said that while technology doesn’t necessarily create more jobs, it does improve the pay of those who receive more training in order to operate increasingly advanced technology. 192 more words