Monday, 12 April, 2021
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US unemployment claims rise in August, fewer jobs created

The number of applications for unemployment insurance claims in the U.S. increased from 211,000 to 215,000 in the week ending August 24, according to...

The best job in the US according to a recruiting site

The best job in the US belongs to data scientists, according to Glassdoor’s “50 Best Jobs in America” for 2019. For the fourth straight year,...
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HTC hires former Orange executive as CEO to boost sales

Taiwanese consumer electronics company HTC has hired former Orange executive Yves Maitre as its new chief executive officer (CEO). Maitre will replace Cher Wang and...
British Airways

British Airways cancels September 27 flights ahead of pilot strike

British Airways has started informing passengers to cancel flights on September 27, ahead of another scheduled pilot strike. The scheduled demonstration is expected to impact...
US unemployment

US unemployment rate declines to 50-year low of 3.5%

The unemployment rate in the US has declined from 3.7% to 3.5% in September, the lowest in 50 years, easing worries of a recession. The...
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Survey: US businesses pull back on growth plans due to trade war

A new survey from UBS revealed that US businesses are now pulling back on growth plans, including hiring and investments, due to the US-China...
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Job loss due to coronavirus may affect half the global workforce

Job loss due to coronavirus may hit nearly half the global workforce, according to the International Labor Organisation (ILO). This refers to 1.6 billion...

TikTok CEO Kevin Mayer resigns as tensions with the White House rise

TikTok CEO Kevin Mayer has resigned from the company as tensions with the White House rise and following President Donald Trump's ban. “In recent weeks,...
Disney to lay off 32,000 employees by March 2021

Disney to lay off 32,000 employees by March 2021

Entertainment giant Walt Disney Co. plans to lay off 32,000 employees by the end of March 2021 due to the continued impact of the...
older women workforce

Older women in UK workforce increased by 51% – study

New data shows more older women aged 60 to 64 are in the workforce in UK than not. Reports from the Office for National Statistics...