Jobs

A job, or occupation, is a person's role in society. More specifically, a job is an activity, often regular and often performed in exchange for payment ("for a living&quot). Many people have multiple jobs (e.g. , parent, homemaker, and employee). A person can begin a job by becoming an employee, volunteering, starting a business, or becoming a parent. The duration of a job may range from temporary (e.g. , hourly odd jobs) to a lifetime.
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  • Slack acquires Astro to conquer email
    TechCrunch

    Slack acquires Astro to conquer email

    Slack announced today that it has acquired Astro, the Bay Area startup behind email assistant, Astrobot. “We’ve taken some steps to make it possible to integrate email into Slack,” the company writes, “but now we’re in a position to make that interoperability much simpler and much, much more powerful. Astro was founded in 2015 by Zimbra cofounders, Andy Pflaum, Roland Schemers and Ross Dargahi.

  • GlobeNewswire

    Few signs of wage pressures as employers expect marginally higher salary increases in 2019

    Aon’ s 2018/ 2019 Canada Salary Planning Report shows employers anticipate nearly flat salary increase levels, but are committed to variable pay for performance Fewer organizations projecting salary freezes ...

  • U.S.News & World Report

    Manage Career Change Without Job Hopping

    Many professionals find that when they quickly leap for a "grass is greener" opportunity, they may find themselves in a cycle of poorly matched roles and more turnover. Many professionals take the opportunities that come to them: a role at the same company where a friend works, a job that an aunt can give them or a position offered by the brand-name company that visits campus with happy job-fair representatives. Learn enough about the market to recognize what you like, what may not be a match for you and what will benefit you over the next two or three years, not just the first six months after graduation.

  • PR Newswire

    Bilingual Call Center Representative Is National Staffing Employee of the Year

    ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Staffing Association today announced that Violeta "Shaya" De Oleo Medina is the 2019 National Staffing Employee of the Year. ASA also named National Staffing Employee of the Year All-Stars in the five staffing and recruiting industry sectors. These announcements mark the beginning of National Staffing Employee Week, Sept. 24–30. This annual event celebrates the contributions of the more than 15 million temporary and contract employees hired by U.S. staffing agencies during the course of a year.

  • U.S.News & World Report

    Your College Major Does Not Define Your Career

    College students rely on tidy categories to organize their social and academic lives, identifying themselves and others by the dorms they live in and fraternities and sororities they belong to. No one is employed as an "English major." Nor, for that matter, as a "biology major" or "business major." Although a few fields correspond with professions, such as engineering and nursing, most liberal arts degrees don't point to specific employment routes.

  • U.S.News & World Report

    Your College Major Does Not Define Your Career

    College students rely on tidy categories to organize their social and academic lives, identifying themselves and others by the dorms they live in and fraternities and sororities they belong to. No one is employed as an "English major." Nor, for that matter, as a "biology major" or "business major." Although a few fields correspond with professions, such as engineering and nursing, most liberal arts degrees don't point to specific employment routes.

  • CNBC

    If you think what you do on your work computer is private, think again

    About two-thirds of companies monitor employees for e-mail infractions, and half have fired workers for doing so. Employers say your annual bonus could be affected by online activity at work, according to Simply Hired. Some two-thirds of companies monitor employees for e-mail infractions, and half have fired workers for those infractions, according to the Society for Human Resource Management.

  • CNBC

    The 10 highest-paying college majors

    Going to college is a serious investment. Over 44 million Americans collectively hold nearly $1.5 trillion in student debt because they know that earning a college degree is crucial in getting ahead in the modern economy.

  • Business Wire

    Optimum Talent Adds Four Star Players to the Team in Montreal

    Optimum Talent, Canada’s largest privately-owned human resources and talent management firm, is pleased to welcome Robert Racine, Nathalie Dallaire, Claudia Pascu and Bruno Ouellette to its Montreal office. “It is with great pride that we have been growing our team on a continuous basis, integrating players whose talent, creativity and high standards of excellence enable us to meet the exciting and complex challenges unique to each client,” stated Marie Pinsonneault, President, Eastern Region.

  • Business Wire

    ‘Spirit of Wipro’ Run 2018 Held in 125 Cities across 34 countries

    Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO), a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company, today organized the 13th edition of the ‘Spirit of Wipro’ Run in 125 cities across 34 countries. Several thousands of Wipro employees, their friends and families, alumni, customers, partners and suppliers came together for the Run. The theme for this year’s Run was ‘We Before Me’, a concept rooted in the spirit of camaraderie that drives the ‘Spirit of Wipro’ Run and celebrates the collective passion of participants and teams whose goal is to connect rather than just compete.

  • BBC News

    Care job vacancies in England rise to 110,000

    About 110,000 jobs in adult care in England are left vacant, a rise of 22,000 in a year, according to workforce data. Training charity Skills for Care said the vacancy rate had risen from an estimated 6.6% in 2017 to 8% in 2018. It said employers found it a "challenge" to get people with the "right values" for care work. The Department of Health and Social Care said it is going to run a recruitment campaign. The statistics also show 31% of carers left or changed jobs in 2017-18. The average pay for council care employees was £9.80 an hour, while the average pay per hour in the private sector was £8.12. Skills for Care chief executive Sharon Allen said: "Employers often tell us their biggest issue