Tag: job

Industry, Workforce

Fed is hoping August hiring report will show slowdown

September 2, 2022

Via: Washington's Top News

America’s employers slowed their hiring in August in the face of rising interest rates, high inflation and sluggish consumer spending but still added 315,000 jobs. The government reported Friday that last month’s job gain was down from 526,000 in July […]

Industry, Workforce

Unintentional or Evolutionary: How Digital Platforms Impact Future Jobs

May 26, 2022

Via: Nextgov

Unintentional or evolutionary, the positive impact of digital platforms on society’s future jobs should be recognized by educators, governments and individuals across America. The rapid pace of change over the last few years demands that we find creative, new ways […]

Industry, Workforce

US jobless rate sinks to 3.9% as many more people find jobs

January 7, 2022

Via: Washington's Top News

U.S. employers added a modest 199,000 jobs last month while the unemployment rate fell sharply, at a time when businesses are struggling to fill jobs with many Americans remaining reluctant to return to the workforce. At the same time, Friday’s […]

Federal, Policy

Scott Pruitt Reportedly Asked Aides to Find His Wife a Job With a Six-Figure Salary

July 3, 2018

Via: Fortune

In the latest allegation of Scott Pruitt using his political office for personal gain, former policy chief at the Environmental Protection Agency, Samantha Dravis, revealed to a congressional committee that Pruitt asked her to help find his wife, Marlyn, a […]

Hardware & Software, Tech

How AI Can Combat Labor Displacement

June 11, 2018

Via: InformationWeek

Artificial intelligence just might be as much a prevention or cure for job loss as a cause. As artificial intelligence enters all aspects of our everyday lives, we must contend with the potential social, economic, and managerial consequences of large-scale […]

Hardware & Software, Tech

Robots and AI won’t cost you your job anytime soon

October 31, 2016

Via: CIO

MIT Technology Review’s EmTech conference is all about looking to the future of tech and what’s more futuristic than artificial intelligence? If you are up to date with the latest news on AI, or maybe you’ve just watched a few […]

Federal, Policy

Feds being polled about equity issues

August 1, 2016

Via: FCW

The Merit Systems Protection Board is polling federal employees about the fairness of their jobs. MSPB officials said in statement that they are distributing the 2016 Merit Principles Survey (MPS) to 120,000 randomly selected federal employees at 25 agencies from […]


Now that AI has mastered ‘Go,’ are all our jobs next?

February 8, 2016

Via: CIO

There was once a time when no one thought computers could master chess; then, in 1997, IBM’s Deep Blue beat chess champion Garry Kasparov. The bar then moved to the ancient Chinese game of Go — until Europe’s reigning human […]


14 Security Fails That Cost Executives Their Jobs

July 14, 2015

Via: Thomas Claburn

Katherine Archuleta, the director of the Office of Personnel Management, is the latest casualty of a data breach, but she’s certainly not the only one. There’s no job security when your job is security. Read More