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Technology Is Already Eliminating Driver Jobs — Here’s How To Trade It

Shutterstock Everyone is worried about robots. Elon Musk fears they will kill us all if we give them both deadly weapons and autonomy. He certainly has a point, but the non-lethal scenarios are no picnic either. Robots are already taking over human jobs at a rapid pace. Robots are already taking over human jobs at a rapid pace. Worse, artificial intelligence (AI) systems ... Read More »

IIT graduates should not crave for obvious, glamorous jobs: Goa CM Manohar Parrikar

While highlighting the modern day challenges the young graduates face, Parrikar said, “The world that I entered as a fresh IIT graduate is vastly different from the world that you are about to enter.” Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar With engineering graduates finding difficulty in getting job in the IT sector, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has recently urged the ... Read More »

Are robots taking over the world’s finance jobs?

The year is 2030. You’re in a business school lecture hall, where just a handful of students are attending a finance class. The dismal turnout has nothing to with professorial style, school ranking or subject matter. Students simply aren’t enrolled, because there are no jobs out there for finance majors. Today, finance, accounting, management and economics are among universities’ most popular subjects worldwide, particularly at graduate level, due ... Read More »

Medical college crisis: Gian Sagar employees to lose jobs if essentiality certificate is withdrawn, says institute

The decision of the Punjab government to withdraw essentiality certificates of medical institutes run by Gian Sagar Education and Charitable Trust has left more than 1,000 employees working for past several years ‘jobless’. However, the government has already decided to shift at least 1,500 students enrolled with MBBS, BDS and nursing courses to other medical colleges across the state. But ... Read More »

Maryland added 1,335 technology industry jobs in 2016

Maryland added 1,335 technology industry jobs in 2016, bringing the total number of people employed by a technology company in the state to 182,539. Across all sectors, about 183,300 workers had a technology occupation in Maryland last year, according to Cyberstates 2017, an annual report on the national technology workforce by technology association CompTIA. The report defines a technology industry ... Read More »

39 NHS workers to lose jobs as lifestyle service axed

Dozens of NHS workers are being made redundant after a taxpayer-funded service was axed a year early. The Healthy Lifestyle service – which targets obesity, drinking and smoking – had been due to continue until 2018. But Staffordshire County Council has pulled the plug on the contract from next month. Now 39 workers are to lose their jobs as the ... Read More »

The silver thread of technology that runs through future jobs

America is a country of two labour markets, with jobs aplenty for PhDs and even more for burger flippers, but not enough in between. This is a problem in an economy that consists largely of consumer spending. Donald Trump rose to office promising to bring back those middle-class jobs. But even if the US president were able to reverse globalisation ... Read More »

US firms added 227,000 jobs in January

US businesses added 227,000 jobs in January, way above economists’ forecasts of about 175,000. The figure, from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, compares with December’s rise of 157,000, revised up slightly from last month’s first estimate. However, average pay barely rose, and the number of people working part-time but looking for full-time work rose. Even so, the jobs growth suggests ... Read More »

US economy adds 178,000 new jobs making Fed rate hike likely

An interest rate rise in the US looks a near certainty after another solid month of job creation in the world’s largest economy. In a boost to Donald Trump as he prepares to move into the White House next month, government figures showed the unemployment rate dropped to a nine-year low in November and employers hired new workers at a ... Read More »