UPDATE 1-UK job ads climb, consumers spend more as COVID restrictions ease – Reuters

UPDATE 1-UK job ads climb, consumers spend more as COVID restrictions ease – Reuters

Online job adverts are on the rise in Britain, pushed up by the reopening of pubs and restaurants and other hospitality firms, and consumers are spending more money on dining out and on travel plans, data published on Thursday showed.

German job market data disappoints in further setback for recovery – Reuters

German unemployment rose unexpectedly in April and companies put more staff on shorter working hours in subsidized job protection schemes, data showed on Thursday, in a further pandemic-related setback for a fragile recovery in Europe’s largest economy.

UPDATE 1-German job market data disappoints in further setback for recovery – Reuters

German unemployment rose unexpectedly in April and companies put more staff on shorter working hours in subsidized job protection schemes, data showed on Thursday, in a further pandemic-related setback for a fragile recovery in Europe’s largest economy.

Fed’s Mester: More progress needed in job market before forward guidance conditions met – Reuters.com

The U.S. economy is recovering faster than many policy makers had expected, but a “broad-based recovery is taking more time to achieve” and more progress will be needed in the job market before the Federal Reserve’s conditions for reducing its extensive suppo…

U.S. job growth far below expectations in April amid labor shortages – Reuters

U.S. employers hired far fewer workers than expected in April, likely frustrated by labor shortages, leaving them scrambling to met booming demand as the economy reopens amid rapidly improving public health and massive financial help from the government.

UPDATE 1-Sterling shoots up after U.S. job data, UK election in focus – Reuters

* Graphic: Trade-weighted sterling since Brexit vote http://tmsnrt.rs/2hwV9Hv (Updates rates, news, headline. Adds charts)

Kenin’s father out of a job as world number four hunts for new coach – Reuters

World number four Sofia Kenin has parted ways with her coach – her father, Alex Kenin – after a string of disappointing performances this year, the 22-year-old American announced on Instagram on Friday.

GRAPHIC-Fewer waiters, more scientists if pandemic job trends stick, U.S. study shows – Reuters

The U.S. economy is reopening and confidence is coming back. But air travel is still stuck at roughly 60% of where it was before the coronavirus pandemic, and on many days restaurant dining is not faring much better.

GRAPHIC-Fewer waiters, more scientists if pandemic job trends stick, U.S. study shows – Reuters

The U.S. economy is reopening and confidence is coming back. But air travel is still stuck at roughly 60% of where it was before the coronavirus pandemic, and on many days restaurant dining is not faring much better.

Caixabank staff protest against job cuts as bankers’ pay in spotlight – Reuters

Hundreds of Caixabank (CABK.MC) employees protested in Valencia on Friday against the bank’s plans to cut staff numbers by nearly a fifth in Spain, just as shareholders were due to vote on bosses pay at the lender’s annual meeting.

These 12 States Are Ending the Extra $300 Per Week in Unemployment Benefits

These 12 States Are Ending the Extra $300 Per Week in Unemployment Benefits

Citing labor shortages, twelve Republican-led states have announced that they’re opting out of the federal government’s unemployment assistance program, which includes a top-up of $300 per week on state employment benefits. Here’s a look at which states are e…

Should You Include Your Mailing Address On Your Resume?

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The Essential Tools Everyone Should Have at Home

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Dow futures turn negative as U.S. job growth far below expectations – Reuters

Futures tracking the Dow Jones Industrial Average turned negative on Friday after data from the Labor Department showed U.S. employers hired far fewer workers than expected in April.

U.S. job growth far below expectations in April amid labor shortages – Reuters.com

U.S. employers hired far fewer workers than expected in April, likely frustrated by labor shortages, leaving them scrambling to met booming demand as the economy reopens amid rapidly improving public health and massive financial help from the government.

Biden says unemployed Americans offered a job must take it or lose benefits – Reuters

U.S. President Joe Biden on Monday defended himself against critics who say expanded unemployment benefits offered in the COVID relief bill passed in March are keeping Americans from taking new jobs.

The associate job market took a wild ride in 2020. Is it over yet? – Reuters

This time last year, law firm associates were a skittish bunch. With firms making cuts to conserve cash in the early days of the coronavirus pandemic, junior lawyers were afraid of layoffs and hesitant to switch jobs.

Barry Callebaut’s De Saint-Affrique frontrunner for top Danone job – Les Echos – Reuters

Antoine de Saint-Affrique is the frontrunner to be appointed chief executive at Danone and a decision could come soon, French daily Les Echos reports on its website.

Canada promises two Arctic icebreakers in pre-election job boost – Reuters

Canada on Thursday promised to build two Arctic ice breakers and create hundreds of jobs in two politically influential provinces that will help decide an election considered likely this year.

Richmond Fed’s Barkin: Low job growth sign of bottleneck in supply of workers – Reuters

The disappointing jobs report for April showed a bottleneck of workers moving into employment not a weakening recovery, Richmond Federal Reserve president Thomas Barkin said on Friday.

Commerzbank nears deal on job cuts in talks with labour reps-sources – Reuters

Commerzbank nears deal on job cuts in talks with labour reps-sources – Reuters

Commerzbank (CBKG.DE) is nearing a deal with labour representatives on its restructuring plan that includes 10,000 job cuts globally, people close to the matter said.

Exxon expects $200 mln in charges this year for job cuts – Reuters

Exxon Mobil Corp (XOM.N) expects up to $200 million in charges this year related to job cuts in an era of cost savings, according to a regulatory filing.

In sanctions fight, erstwhile SEC official Alex Oh says perception is everything – Reuters

Did the foibles of Zoom lead to Alex Oh’s departure from her short-lived job as the enforcement director of the Securities and Exchange Commission?

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Supplement Your Side Hustle With Vetted Flexible Jobs Through This Service

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Germany’s IG Metall warns of car job fiasco, investments needed – Reuters

Germany’s car sector is facing an “employment fiasco” unless badly needed investments in new technologies, most notably batteries, are made, the country’s top labour leader said.

Analysis: Bumpy first weeks of Harris’ immigration role show challenges of the job – Reuters

When President Joe Biden entrusted Vice President Kamala Harris in March with leading U.S. diplomatic efforts to cut immigration from Mexico and Central America’s “Northern Triangle,” experts described the job as both “perilous” and a “political grenade.”

Dollar under pressure as U.S. payrolls data could spur more risk-taking – Reuters

Dollar under pressure as U.S. payrolls data could spur more risk-taking – Reuters

* Dollar at this week’s low, markets see strong U.S. job gains * Strong job data could spur fresh fund flows to riskier assets * Canadian dollar at 3 1/2-yr high, Chinese yuan firm * Graphic: World FX rates https://tmsnrt.rs/2RBWI5E By Hideyuki Sano TOKYO, Ma…

Union Moves for Results of Amazon Vote in Alabama to Be Invalidated

A litany of allegations about Amazon’s anti-union offensive today comes from the Retail, Wholesale, and Department Store Union (RWDSU). After Amazon workers in Bessemer chose not to unionize by a 1,798 to 738 vote, the RWDSU has accused the company of offerin…

BRIEF-Unicaja Says Will Give Details On Job Adjustments Related To Liberbank Merger “In Due Time” – Reuters

BRIEF-Unicaja Says Will Give Details On Job Adjustments Related To Liberbank Merger “In Due Time”  Reuters

How To Get A Job In The Hedge Fund Industry

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We get pretty worked up when a new, premium smartphone shows up. And I’d be lying if I said playing with expensive hardware wasn’t one of the best parts of this job. It’s especially nice because, more often than not, the last thing I want to do is pay for som…

Avoid These 3 Overvalued Gig Economy Stocks

One of the many negative effects of the pandemic was massive job loss. This led workers to find gig jobs at companies such as Airbnb (ABNB), Uber Technologies (UBER), and Fiverr International (FVRR). Now that the economy is rapidly improving and job prospects…

US job growth falls short of all estimates – BNN

  1. US job growth falls short of all estimates  BNN
  2. Economy lost 207000 jobs in April, unemployment rate up  CTV News
  3. Canada sheds more than 200,000 jobs in April as third-wave lockdowns bite  Financial Post
  4. April Jobs Report…

    Australia March jobs jump 70,700, unemployment drops to 5.6% – Reuters

    Australian job creation again far outstripped expectations in March as unemployment dropped to a one-year low and the total number of employed passed its pre-pandemic peak.

    Toshiba CEO says wants to leave and ‘recharge’: Nikkei – Reuters UK

    Toshiba Corp Chief Executive Nobuaki Kurumatani wants to leave his busy job and “recharge”, the Nikkei financial daily reported on Wednesday.

    Job portal ZipRecruiter files to go public via direct listing – Reuters

    Online job marketplace ZipRecruiter Inc has filed to go public through a direct listing on the New York Stock Exchange, the company said on Friday.

UK job ads return to pre-pandemic level – Adzuna – Reuters

UK job ads return to pre-pandemic level – Adzuna – Reuters

UK job ads return to pre-pandemic level – Adzuna  Reuters

UPDATE 1-Commerzbank job cut deal agreement reached – Union – Reuters

UPDATE 1-Commerzbank job cut deal agreement reached – Union  Reuters

OpenClassrooms raises $80 million for its online education platform

French startup OpenClassrooms has raised an $80 million Series C funding round led by Lumos Capital Group. The company operates an online education platform in French and English. Users can choose among 54 training programs and get a diploma at the end of the…

Are you looking for a job? So you can sign up for the CDMX job bank at no cost

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Report: Rangers get OK to interview Gerard Gallant for coaching job – Reuters

The New York Rangers plan to interview Gerard Gallant for their head coaching job, TSN reported.

Capital Calls: Fintech will have to do trustbusters’ job on banks – Reuters

Capital Calls: Fintech will have to do trustbusters’ job on banks  Reuters

How to Hook Up With a Coworker, If You Must

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Analysis: No, unemployment benefits aren’t the problem

America’s job market is in a weird spot: it’s still millions of jobs short of where it was before the pandemic, but businesses complain they can’t find staff. Opponents of enhanced unemployment benefits during Covid say the government aid is so cushy, the job…

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Apple recently unveiled its M1 iMac models for 2021. The new desktop computers come in a variety of joyful hues: blue, green, orange, pink, purple, yellow, and classic Mac silver. While the available color options differ between the new iMac’s various hardwar…

Arc opens its remote career platform to all software developers

The COVID-19 pandemic threw remote work into the spotlight, but tech companies have hired in other locations for years to deal with talent shortages. Arc announced today it is opening its remote hiring platform to all software developers. Previously, Arc was …

Bezos says Amazon workers aren’t treated like robots, unveils robotic plan to keep them working

Bezos says Amazon workers aren’t treated like robots, unveils robotic plan to keep them working

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos said in his final letter to shareholders as CEO that the e-commerce giant has to “do a better job for our employees,” the first time he has spoken publicly since a union drive at its Bessemer, Alabama plant failed.

Cuomo’s Approval Rating Has Fallen. He Could Still Win Re-Election.

Allegations of sexual harassment have hurt Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s favorability rating. But 57 percent of Democrats say he is doing a good job, a new poll shows, enough support to give him a decent chance at a fourth term.

Tough job to fill? Colonial pipeline cyber manager job goes vacant – Reuters

The U.S. pipeline shut down by ransomware hackers late last week is looking for a cyber manager at its Atlanta headquarters in a job ad posted more than a month ago.

Stephen Colbert responds to TikTok job applications with some sultry ASMR

Why are cats finding employment and what’s this about TikTok job applications? In his segment, “Quarantinewhile,” which picks up on all the news you might have missed, The Late Show’s Stephen Colbert takes look at the week’s weird and wonderful happenings. 
C…

WayUp’s new dashboard helps employers see where their recruiting process loses diverse candidates

WayUp started out as a platform to help college graduates find jobs and internships, but over time, it has increasingly focused on helping employers find diverse job candidates. And it recently introduced a new feature to help employers see exactly where thei…

Creatively raises $5M to help creative professionals showcase and find work

Creatively — a startup that helps designers, photographers, illustrators and other creative professionals showcase their work and find their next job — is announcing that it has raised in $5 million. Founded by Stacey Bendet (founder and CEO of fashion compan…

Nothing’s first product, the Ear 1 earbud, launches in June

Say what you will, Nothing has been doing a fine job milking its upcoming launch for all it’s worth. The company has spent the last several month’s teasing the arrival of its first product. The launch will find the company entering the already extremely crowd…

Building tech for worker safety, Guardhat Technologies is a company that could only come from Detroit

Saikat Dey, the founder of Detroit’s own Guardhat Technologies, got his start working in the steel industry. His last job, before founding Guardhat, was serving as the chief executive officer of Severstal International, the multinational steel conglomerate wh…

Atrium, which help sales managers more easily see who is (or isn’t) crushing it, just raised $13.5 million

There’s no shortage of data-driven sales management tools in the market. Naturally, Atrium, a five-year-old, San Francisco-based company cofounded by serial entrepreneur Pete Kazanjy, says it does a far better job of empowering sales managers to improve their…

‘The Office’ stars recall a long-lost cold open from the ‘Job Fair’ episode

The Office, among many things, is famous for its hilarious cold opens.
The short, random scenes that played out before the  theme song played and opening credits rolled are beloved by fans of the show, but did you know that not every episode of The Office kic…

Norwest Venture Partners’ Lisa Wu to teach founders how to think like a VC at TC Early Stage

Norwest Venture Partners’ Lisa Wu to teach founders how to think like a VC at TC Early Stage

The best venture capitalists take moonshot risks based on due diligence, support portfolio companies through ups and downs and find focus through noise. When you look at the job description of the best founder, you’ll find nearly the exact same list of charac…

Ahead of Dell’s spin out, VMware appoints longtime exec Raghu Raghuram as its new CEO

Five months after it was announced that Pal Gelsinger would be stepping down as CEO of VMware to take the top job at Intel, the virtualization giant has finally appointed a permanent successor. Raghu Raghuram — a longtime employee of the company — has been ap…

Eric Adams Says He Has Something to Prove. Becoming Mayor Might Help.

Mr. Adams is the top fund-raiser in the New York City mayoral race, with key endorsements and strong polling, but he still faces questions about his preparedness for the job.

U.S. job openings race to record high in March – Reuters

U.S. job openings surged to a record high in March while hiring lagged, further evidence that a shortage of workers was hampering job growth.

U.S. job openings vault to record high in March – Reuters

U.S. job openings surged to a record high in March while hiring lagged, further evidence that a shortage of workers was hampering job growth.

U.S. job openings vault to record high in March – Reuters

U.S. job openings surged to a record high in March while hiring lagged, further evidence that a shortage of workers was hampering job growth.

Get Paid $1,000 to Binge-Watch Home Improvement Shows

Home improvement TV shows are nothing new. In fact, one of the classics—This Old House—has been on since 1979 and still going strong (Bob Vila’s gone, but Norm Abram still makes cameos). The difference now (other than many experienced builders, carpenters, an…

UK job ads return to pre-pandemic level – Adzuna – Reuters

Online job adverts in Britain returned to pre-pandemic levels last week, boosted by pubs and restaurants looking for staff as they prepared to partially reopen, job search website Adzuna said on Thursday.

Commerzbank strikes deal with workers over job cuts – Reuters

Commerzbank (CBKG.DE) employee representatives have agreed a job reduction deal, the Verdi labour union said on Friday, paving the way for the German lender to cut 10,000 jobs globally.

Commerzbank job cut deal agreement reached – Union – Reuters

Commerzbank employee representatives have signed off on a deal that paves the way for the German lender to cut thousands of jobs globally, the Verdi labour union announced on Friday.

How to Earn $42,000 Testing Weed Vaporizers

How to Earn $42,000 Testing Weed Vaporizers

Are you looking for a career change? Do you wish that your current job allowed for more time to enjoy a “vapable herb” throughout the day? If that sounds like you, you now have a chance to apply for your dream job, a job that happens to pay precisely $42,000 …

TikTok is reportedly testing a job recruitment tool

You’ll be able to post resume videos on your profile, according to ‘Axios.’.

How to Figure Out What a Job Pays When Glassdoor Can’t Help

When you’re job-hunting, salary is the first thing you think about but the last thing you’re technically allowed to talk about. It’s a bitter irony of hiring etiquette: You do your best to market yourself in such a way that you’ll secure an offer, but don’t y…

Do You Really Need to Send a Thank-You Note After a Job Interview?

It’s a corporate custom that might seem outdated, or even like a trivial formality. Yet anyone with a good deal of job hunting experience will tell you how important it is to send a thank-you note after an interview. That’s the conventional wisdom, at least. …

Handshake raises $80M at a $1.5B+ valuation as its diversity-focused recruitment network for grads passes 18M users

Job-hunting for those close to leaving or just out of college is a different ballgame these days than it used to be. Gone (at least for now) are the open job fairs and so-called milk rounds where prospective employers go en masse to tap student bodies for pot…

EU outlines wide-ranging AI regulation, but leaves the door open for police surveillance

The EU has proposed new regulations for AI, which would cover a wide range of use-cases, from self-driving cars to algorithmic job assessments. But critics say the proposal is not strict enough on AI used for mass surveillance.

Imagine applying for a job with a TikTok

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How to Buy the Right Allen Wrench Set (Because You Need One)

If you’ve assembled IKEA furniture, you’ve used an Allen wrench. These slim, L-shaped contraptions are often the only tool included in the packaging, even when you’ll need others to finish the job. There’s a good reason for this: Most people don’t own Allen w…

Officer Who Gave $25 to Kyle Rittenhouse’s Defense Loses Job

Lt. William Kelly of the Norfolk Police Department in Virginia was relieved of duty by city officials, who said his support for the Kenosha, Wis., shooting suspect undermined the public’s trust in law enforcement.

You’re Probably Using Way Too Much of These Household Products

Most people spend a good amount of money on things like laundry detergent, dishwasher soap, and other consumables. Saving money on them doesn’t have to mean switching brands or waiting for a sale—you can just use a lot less product and still get the same resu…

Get a Hiring Bonus From These Entry-Level Jobs

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Even as sales at retail chains improve, a low labor participation rate has caused a shortage of workers, leading some companies to offer perks like boosted wages, hiring bonuses, and even subsidized tuition to lure in employees. If you’re vaccinated and looki…

Could ‘Young Rock’ Be Dwayne Johnson’s ‘Apprentice’?

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Winners and Losers of the N.Y.C. Mayoral Debate

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Dear Sophie: Can I transfer my H-1B to a startup I founded?

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Why ‘stay-at-home parent’ is a job title

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A new city program for homeless L.G.B.T.Q. youth will offer job placement, education and mental health support to help them achieve career success.

How to Add Lasers and Other AR Effects in Apple’s ‘Clips’ App

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When Can a Resume Be More Than One Page?

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These Are the Boundaries Every Dog-Owner Should Teach

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India’s first ‘intimacy coordinator’ helps choreograph sex on screen

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KC metro adds over 75 new COVID-19 cases as 7-day rolling average stays well above 100

KC metro adds over 75 new COVID-19 cases as 7-day rolling average stays well above 100

Saturday metro-wide numbers are partial as Johnson and Wyandotte counties do not update their numbers on weekends.

Lufthansa Lounges In USA Join Priority Pass

With airlines desperately looking for revenue wherever possible, we’ve seen a fair number of new airline lounges added to Priority Pass, which is great for those with premium credit cards.
It’s worth noting that a few Lufthansa lounges in the United States ha…

Kodansha: Taking Flight

Japanese publishing giant Kodansha today unveils a new brand film, Taking Flight, directed by Juan Cabral and devised by New York-based design and branding studio Gretel. The film heralds an evolving era for Kodansha as it launches a new global brand identity…

Mizuho Securities Sued Over Alleged Racism, Stereotyping

Mizuho Securities USA underpaid non-white employees based in part on performance reviews “replete with thinly disguised racial stereotyping,” according to a lawsuit filed by four former executives.

Chicken wing shortage leaves restaurants scrambling for more. ‘It’s a predicament’

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USA Technologies Officially Launches as Cantaloupe, Inc. | Business | valdostadailytimes.com – Valdosta Daily Times

USA Technologies Officially Launches as Cantaloupe, Inc. | Business | valdostadailytimes.com  Valdosta Daily Times

Google fined $123 million for abuse of Android dominance by Italian regulators, but for a bizarre reason

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Verizon sells Yahoo and AOL to private equity firm for $5B

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Verizon Brings Back Small Business Days To Mark National Small Business Week

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Is Matthew McConaughey running for governor of Texas? Maybe. What we know about his interest in politics

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