Tag: europe

  • HSBC Plans 14,000 More Job Cuts

    HSBC Plans 14,000 More Job Cuts

    By Lawrence White and Steve Slater HONG KONG/LONDON -- HSBC will redouble its cost-cutting efforts, including axing up to 14,000 more jobs, but Europe's largest bank was forced to soften a key performance target in the face of muted revenue. London-headquartered HSBC is seeking up to $3 billion in additional... Continue Reading

  • Europe's Youth Unemployment: Bad And Getting Worse

    Europe's Youth Unemployment: Bad And Getting Worse

    By Greg Keller PARIS (AP) -- Europe is failing its youth, and none more than its ethnic and religious minorities. As Europe slides back into recession, young graduates from the Class of 2012 across Europe are returning from their summer holidays and finding that even their hard-won university diplomas are... Continue Reading

  • 5 Scientifically Proven Ways To Be Happier At Work

    5 Scientifically Proven Ways To Be Happier At Work

    American workers are increasingly miserable on the job. No wonder: Those who survived mass layoffs during the recent recession often were rewarded with more work for the same or less pay. A survey released last fall found that nearly a third (32 percent) of U.S. workers considered quitting their jobs, up 9... Continue Reading

  • World Workers Express Anger, Gloom On May Day

    World Workers Express Anger, Gloom On May Day

    By Daniel Woolls MADRID -- Banging drums and waving flags, tens of thousands of workers marked May Day in European cities Tuesday with a mix of anger and gloom over austerity measures imposed by leaders trying to contain the eurozone's intractable debt crisis. Taking the baton from Asia, where unions... Continue Reading