How do you manage highly intelligent and self-motivated workers?

There’s an emerging type of worker who usually knows more about their job than anyone else in the organisation and is not likely to suffer fools gladly. This type of worker is difficult to manage as they don’t consider themselves to be subordinates in the traditional sense. Professor Peter Drucker called these employees “knowledge workers”, … Continue reading How do you manage highly intelligent and self-motivated workers?

The impact of COVID-19 on US workers and global economies

Unemployment in the U.S. is swelling to levels last seen during the Great Depression of the 1930s, with 1 in 6 American workers thrown out of a job by the coronavirus. More than 4.4 million laid-off workers applied for unemployment benefits last week, the government said Thursday. In all, roughly 26 million people — the … Continue reading The impact of COVID-19 on US workers and global economies

Wendy’s hiring 20,000 workers

Wendy's plans to roll out breakfast offerings like the Honey Butter Chicken Biscuit and the Breakfast Baconator at all 6,000 or so of its US restaurants next year—and it needs 20,000 new employees to serve them. The fast food chain, which currently serves breakfast at around 300 locations. CEO Todd Penegor said Monday that the … Continue reading Wendy’s hiring 20,000 workers

4 keys to winning the midlife career change

You’ve probably heard the saying, “You’re never too old to do XYZ” a bunch of times, especially in reference to starting a new career. If you’re 50+, you may be wondering just how feasible a midlife career change really is when you’re closer to retirement than you are to your school years. The truth is launching a … Continue reading 4 keys to winning the midlife career change

Google unveils development projects in New York City

  Google Hudson Square is coming to New York City, with an attaching price tag of more than a billion dollars. Google's parent company, Alphabet Inc., is following in the footsteps of Amazon in choosing NYC to build a new campus comprising 1.7 million square feet. The mega campus will include leased properties at Hudson … Continue reading Google unveils development projects in New York City

Activists in Mumbai demand employment for female mortuary workers

Activists in Mumbai, India are complaining about the scarcity of women morgue workers after fifteen positions were advertised and no female candidate showed interest. According to a report from Mumbai Live, women are not interested in taking up positions as autopsy assistants or morgue attendants. Only two women in Mumbai are working as autopsy assistants in … Continue reading Activists in Mumbai demand employment for female mortuary workers

Available China jobs for interested job seekers

Early Childhood English International Baccalaureate Co-teacher Company Name: Morgan Henry Bilingual Kindergarten. Company Location: Shanghai City, China. Job description Qualifications: Morgan Henry Bilingual Kindergarten is in search of high achieving International Baccalaureate Primary Years Program (IBPYP) Early Childhood English Co-teachers to start in May or June of 2017. MHKids uses the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Program (IBPYP) … Continue reading Available China jobs for interested job seekers

Brexit Mustn’t Break UK Jobs Machine.

Responding to the announcement that the UK has voted to leave the European Union, OnRec quotes Recruitment & Employment Confederation Chief Executive Kevin Green as saying: “The vote to leave the EU is likely to usher in a challenging period for British business and for the UK labor market in particular. Our data has shown a slowdown … Continue reading Brexit Mustn’t Break UK Jobs Machine.

China in great need of pediatricians

With only 53 pediatricians for every 100,000 children under 14 years old, China is in great need of children's doctors, according to the National Health and Family Planning Commission (NHFPC). Jiao Yahui, a Vice Director for Medical Affairs and Administration at the NHFPC, said at a press conference that China currently has 230 million children … Continue reading China in great need of pediatricians