Category: jobs

The US jobs report came in way hotter than expected

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images US job growth in May was way stronger than the forecast. Nonfarm payrolls increased by 272,000. The US unemployment rate is no longer below 4%. The May jobs report came in way hotter than expected, with the US adding 272,000 jobs while the unemployment rate slightly ticked up to 4.0%. The job growth forecast per Investing.com was 182,000. April’s increase was revised…

I won £8m lottery jackpot but never looked at bank account & lost it all in 10 years – money...

A WOMAN has revealed how she bagged a £8million jackpot but lost it all in just a decade. Within just 10 years of winning the grand prize, Sharon Tirabassi from Ontario, Canada, was struggling financially – and was forced to work part-time to make ends meet. Lotto Analyst Sharon splashed all her money on designer shopping sprees and lavish holidays[/caption] Lotto Analyst Sharon said winning the…

Tourist bosses in Majorca fearing for their businesses as activists stage another protest over Brit visitors

TOURIST bosses in Majorca say they fear for their businesses as activists stage another protest today aimed at driving out British visitors. A charter boat owner revealed he had been getting emails from clients asking if it was still safe to visit the Spanish isle. Businesses in Majorca are worried about the impact of protests on their tradeSolarpix And one bar worker in party resort…

I spent £12k to become a dog but now I want to be a DIFFERENT animal – it turns out...

A DOG lover who spent more than £12,000 turning himself into a shetland sheepdog has decided he wants to be a different animal. Known only as Toco, the man spent two million Yen – which equates to £12,480 – on a lifelike costume to fulfil his fantasy of living on all fours. Jam Press Vid/@toco.ev Toco spent two million Yen – which equates to £12,480…

Only 1 in 4 Americans think you need a college degree to get a high-paying job: report

“Only one-in-four U.S. adults say it’s extremely or very important to have a four-year college degree in order to get a well-paying job in today’s economy,” the Pew Research Center said in a report on Thursday. Boy_Anupong via Getty Images Most Americans don’t think that going to college is worth it these days. Only 1 in 4 adults think you need a degree to get…

A software engineering job got over 3,000 applications. Here’s how a recruiter screened out 98% of them before a phone...

Big Tech seems to be making it harder for smaller companies to hire AI talent. iStock A software engineering role in the US drew 3,367 applicants. Recruiter Lusely Martinez used an application tracking system and manual checks to cut candidates. Those who made the cut were honest and understood the position’s needs, Martinez said. It took Lusely Martinez and her team 50 days to fill…

Watch terrifying moment builders caught up in Copenhagen fire flee realising spire is about to collapse

THIS is the nail-biting moment builders caught up in the Copenhagen fire run for their lives as they realise the spire is about to collapse. Footage shows scaffolders – who were working on the building opposite – panic as it dawns on them they’re in danger of becoming trapped. Video footage shows the terrifying moment builders were caught up in the Copenhagen fire Reuters The…

Beware: leaving a big city could be really bad for your career

Marco Bottigelli/Getty, Yevgen Romanenko/Getty, Maskot/Getty, Tyler Le/BI Ever since hordes of Americans began fleeing big coastal cities during the pandemic, I’ve been wondering when — or if — they’d return. Sure, things are less expensive in the places they moved to, and the quality of life is often higher. But more and more, urban refugees have been pining for the things they left behind, from…

Fast-food franchisees in California fear they’ll lose customers to Chili’s and Applebee’s as prices soar over $20 wage

Fast-food franchisees in California are raising prices to offset the state’s new $20 wage. Paul Weaver/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Fast-food franchisees in California fear diners will flock to Chili’s and Applebee’s to avoid price hikes. Limited-service restaurants are raising prices to offset the state’s $20 wage for fast-food workers. As a result, the price gap between fast-food and casual dining restaurants could narrow. California recently…

Brits can now ‘work from home’ in top holiday hotspot for a year with new ‘digital nomad’ visa – the...

BRITS can now work remotely all the way from a sunny holiday hotspot thanks to a new “Digital Nomad” visa. Any non-EU citizen wanting to relocate their morning meetings to the Mediterranean just needs to meet six simple criteria. Alamy Brits can now work remotely from Italy thanks to a ‘digital nomad’ visa[/caption] Alamy You can enjoy an espresso in the Piazza after a long…

Here are the highest-paying jobs in America

Ophthalmologist is one of the highest-paying jobs in the US, according to estimates from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. aire images/Getty Images The Bureau of Labor Statistics published its newest annual wage estimates. Average annual pay for pediatric surgeons and cardiologists was greater than $400,000. Sports competitors, neurologists, and psychiatrists are three other jobs with six-figure averages. Pediatric surgeon is the highest-paying job in the…

Fearful Brits phoning hotels in Tenerife to ask if they’ll be SAFE on their holidays amid worrying anti-tourist uproar

BRITISH tourists are phoning hotels in Tenerife ahead of their sunshine breaks to ask if they’ll be safe on the island. Residents of the largest Canary Island seem to be at war with UK holidaymakers as they blast visitors with anti-tourism graffiti and emerging local campaigns. Alamy Brits are calling up hotels in Tenerife to ensure safety amid rising anti-tourist sentiments[/caption] Tenerife’s locals say they…

British aid worker one of five volunteers killed in Israeli strike, claims Hamas-run office

A BRIT volunteer is among five people killed in an Israeli strike, a Hamas-run office has claimed. The UK national was said to have died alongside a Palestinian, a Polish and an Australian. A Brit has been killed in Gaza, it is claimed They were said to be volunteering when their vehicle was hit by an Israeli airstrike The identity of the fifth person is…

Inside Big Tech’s nasty battle for coveted AI talent

Big Tech seems to be making it harder for smaller companies to hire AI talent. Nuthawut Somsuk/Getty Hiring for AI talent is ruthless — and Big Tech may be to blame.  Recruiters say tech giants offer high salaries to talent that smaller firms can’t match. There also aren’t many workers with the right skills for AI-related jobs, though that will change. The fight to hire…

Boeing CEO quits after plane-maker is plunged into crisis over jet failings and death of company whistleblower

BOEING’S under-fire CEO has quit after the aviation giant was plunged into crisis over a series of dangerous jet failures. David “Dave” Calhoun is set to be leaving at the end of the year, with other senior figures also resigning in the coming months. Reuters Dave Calhoun, CEO of Boeing, will be resigning at the end of the year[/caption] A piece of the aircraft blew…

An engineer who landed a $300,000 job at Google shares the résumé that got him in the door — and...

Sahil Gaba landed a job at Google in 2021. Sahil Gaba Sahil Gaba taught himself programming to secure his first job at a small fintech and then Amazon. When he was 29, he managed to land offers from Meta, Uber, and Google within weeks of each other. Here’s the résumé that got him in the door at Google — and what he’d change on it…