Why robots aren’t likely to make the call on hiring you anytime soon

Amazon's A.I. hiring experiment is a reminder that even algorithms can still be biased.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 12th, 2018

Why robots aren’t likely to make the call on hiring you anytime soon

Amazon's A.I. hiring experiment is a reminder that even algorithms can still be biased.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 12th, 2018

Firms hired to make Memphis "Your name here" Convention Center a reality

The Memphis Cook Convention Center is searching for a new name. The Convention Center Board approved hiring a pair of firms to study how much naming rights to the soon-to-be renovated convention center would be worth and then to market those rights. .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 13th, 2018

The Internet"s founders aren"t happy with how it"s going, call for "mid-course correction"

Speaking in downtown San Jose, Internet pioneers Tim Berners-Lee and Vint Cerf spoke about their growing concern that the web has taken a turn for the worse. Cerf, often called the.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 11th, 2018

Wanted: Employees Who Can Shake Hands, Make Small Talk

As employers struggle to find qualified workers and automation makes certain jobs obsolete, companies are finding they have to train employees to do things that robots can’t—like figure out who’s having a bad day......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjDec 10th, 2018

Capitol Report: Economists still reluctant to call recession, but pessimism mounts as data backs away from peak

It’s tough to make the argument that the.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 7th, 2018

T-Mobile is hiring a team to help decide the fate of retail stores post-Sprint merger

Thousands of redundant stores could close if regulators approve a merger between T-Mobile and Sprint. T-Mobile is building out a retail real estate team to help make those choices......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 5th, 2018

Part Tablet, Part Laptop: Make Your Next Computer a Slate PC

Meet the best of a new generation of laptop-tablet hybrids—let’s call them slates—now with better technology and better software designed just for them......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjDec 3rd, 2018

The least affordable housing markets aren"t where you think

Yes, Los Angeles and New York make the list for low rental affordability, but so do Rochester and Tucson — and San Jose and San Francisco don’t......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 1st, 2018

California wildfire wakeup call — Scan, save and protect now

In the wake of those massive California fires, we offer a weekend project to make sure you don't lose everything in a disaster. Digitize everything and soon. Because you never know......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 17th, 2018

Here"s Your Job Interview Preparation Checklist

So you applied for a job online and just got a call from the recruiter asking if you can interview with the hiring manager You are super excited until you hear that the interview is happening in 48 hours Two days OMG Don t.....»»

Category: futuresSource: nasdaqNov 16th, 2018

Billionaire Stephen Ross: Condos in big cities are "overbuilt" and higher rates aren"t helping

There's an oversupply of luxury condominiums in most major cities and rising interest rates are making it harder for buyers to make deals, the developer says......»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcNov 16th, 2018

Penske Truck Leasing Upgrades Penske Driver App To Quicken, Streamline Roadside Assistance

In the event a driver suffers a roadside breakdown, Penske Truck Leasing has upgraded its Penske Driver app to include the ability to summon assistance without the need to make a phone call. (Photo: Shutterstock) read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaNov 15th, 2018

Five rules for getting the year-end bonus right

A bonus isn't a gift and you aren't Santa Claus. You need to reward performance, not make the whiners happy......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 14th, 2018

7 must-know tips for making calls on Facebook Portal

Did you just get a Portal? Here's how to make your first call and some tips to make things easier......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 13th, 2018

What Is the ‘Paris Call?’ Google and Microsoft Back Emmanuel Macron’s New Plan to Protect the Internet

China and Russia aren't on board, and the U.S. may not be either. Tech giants including Alphabet and Microsoft are reportedly backing a call for greater online regulation targeting everything from cyber-attacks and .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 12th, 2018

Amazon HQ2 Plans Could Make Defense Hiring Even More Competitive’s plans to split its HQ2 operations between two new locations pose a particular challenge for U.S. defense companies, which are already wrestling with a staffing crunch......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjNov 8th, 2018

Amazon pulls back on holiday hiring; analyst cites warehouse robots (Video)

Amazon's warehouse robotics push started in 2012 with the $775 million acquisition of North Reading–based Kiva Systems in 2012, later renamed Amazon Robotics......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 3rd, 2018

In the Race Between Humans and Robots, Humans Are Often Winning

Companies like Airstream, the maker of retro-cool, high-end trailers, find it more efficient to use a workforce of people, rather than make sizable investments in automation that risks being wasted if the economy slows......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjNov 3rd, 2018

Amazon pulls back on holiday hiring; analyst points to warehouse robots

Amazon said it has increased overall hiring since the 2017 holiday season and called the idea that automation takes jobs a "myth.".....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 2nd, 2018

Tesla investor group calls for board overhaul, more oversight of Elon Musk

A group of Tesla Inc. shareholders call on the company’s board to make sweeping changes to its governance to enhance oversight of Chief Executive Elon Musk......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 1st, 2018