"The Internship," this weekend's summer comedy / two-hour ad for Google, is a true recession-era tale. Goofy protagonists Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson aren't trying to get the girl; they want to land a good job. So the old-school salesmen, left behind by the changing American job market, make a midlife career... Read More »
Conventional wisdom has long held that getting to the top requires a certain ruthlessness. In fact, studies have shown that CEOs are four times more likely to be psychopathic than regular workers. Compassion and kindness may be nice qualities, but when you're working at a corporation? Not so much.
But Adam... Read More »
NEW YORK -- Google is cutting an additional 1,200 jobs in its Motorola division as the unprofitable cellphone maker struggles to compete. Last summer, Google Inc. announced 4,000 Motorola job cuts. The latest reductions are in addition to those and will be in countries including the U.S., China and... Read More »
Though Facebook still dominates the social-media landscape, Google Plus is quickly gaining a following among savvy job seekers who view the service a useful tool for job search. In fact, with some 343 million members, Google Plus has surpassed micro-blogging site Twitter and is second only to Facebook in its... Read More »
SAN FRANCISCO -- Apple co-founder Steve Jobs threatened to file a patent lawsuit against Palm if that company's chief executive didn't agree to refrain from poaching Apple employees, according to a court filing made public on Tuesday.
The communication from Jobs surfaced in a civil lawsuit brought by five... Read More »
Finding a great place to work for many workers can be a challenge, especially in this economy when so many are content just to have a steady paycheck. The soft labor market, though, doesn't necessarily make it easier -- even for large global companies -- to find top talent, which is why so many of them still... Read More »
Thursday's match-up between Vice President Joe Biden and vice presidential hopeful Paul Ryan may not be the most anticipated debate of the election season, but for those who do tune in, the discussion will likely showcase how devoted each man is to his running mate.
Playing second fiddle to a more... Read More »
Facebook just passed the one billion user mark. That makes it the only employer on the planet capable of directly impacting a seventh of the world's population, except for the Communist Party of China.
So despite a glitchy public offering and a spate of shareholder lawsuits, Facebook is on a hiring frenzy.After... Read More »
Google is still No. 1.
For the fourth year in a row, the Internet company has come out on top of Universum's global index,"The World's Most Attractive Employers." The survey is compiled from 144,000 job seekers working in 12 nations across the globe (including Brazil, Russia and the United Kingdom.) The poll... Read More »