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Lyft joins Uber in cutting back on new hiring | Engadget

After Uber announced that it was cutting back on hiring and other expenses due to the economic slowdown, rival Lyft is doing the same, according to The Wall Street Journal. “Given the slower than expected recovery and need to accelerate leverage in the business, we’ve made the difficult but important decision to significantly slow hiring […]

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Automotive

Cost of hiring car abroad rockets: average prices in Europe over £300 per week

According to new research, the cost of hiring a car in Europe is more expensive than ever before, with the average price soaring to £344 per week. That’s compared to just £199 in 2019, an increase of £145, according to icarhireinsurance.com. Once optional extras are added in like car seats for kids and additional drivers, the […]

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US

People still call restaurants. Applebee’s is hiring someone else to answer

It wants to outsource those orders to call centers, where a person or automated system will take your orders and also try to upsell you a little. More than half of Applebee’s roughly 1,575 US locations already use call centers for phone orders, according to the company. By the end of the year, Applebee’s wants […]

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Technology

4 in-demand jobs in South Africa – and the ‘non-traditional’ skills companies are now looking for when hiring

Emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence and automation are rapidly changing the business landscape, and cyber security and cloud migration are more urgent than ever. Yet the pool of professionals in this area is limited and employers are struggling to fill the IT skills gap, with demand exceeding supply, says Margaret Pekelaar, head of people […]

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Gaming

Coinbase reportedly pauses hiring amid plummeting crypto market | Engadget

In the wake of the cryptocurrency market crashing, said this week it was joining a number of tech companies by its hiring plans for this year. More details have emerged about Coinbase’s efforts to cut costs after  obtained emails that were sent to employees. The company is said to have frozen hiring for two weeks […]

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Pets

🌱 Southampton Daily: Adoptable Pets + Who’s Hiring? + 4 Car Crash

Happy Tuesday, people of Southampton! Diane Witek here with everything you need to know to get this day started off right. Here’s everything worth knowing today in Southampton. First, today’s weather: Partly sunny and milder. High: 69, low: 55. Here are the top stories today in Southampton: Southampton area pets are waiting to be adopted: […]

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Science

Tech titans curb hiring in a ‘challenging macro environment’

PARIS: From e-commerce colossus Amazon to social networking star Facebook, US tech firms that once grew with abandon have reined in hiring to endure tumultuous times. Internet giants that saw business boom during the pandemic have taken a hit from inflation, war, supply-line trouble and people returning to pre-Covid lifestyles. Corporate belt-tightening was a common […]

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Science

Tech titans curb hiring in a ‘challenging macro environment’

Issued on: 15/05/2022 – 05:10 Paris (AFP) – From e-commerce colossus Amazon to social networking star Facebook, US tech firms that once grew with abandon have reined in hiring to endure tumultuous times. Internet giants that saw business boom during the pandemic have taken a hit from inflation, war, supply-line trouble and people returning to […]

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Gaming

DOJ warns AI hiring and productivity tools can violate anti-discrimination law | Engadget

Federal agencies are the latest to alert companies to potential bias in AI recruiting tools. As the AP notes, the Justice Department and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) have warned employers that AI hiring and productivity systems can violate the Americans with Disabilities Act. These technologies might discriminate against people with disabilities by unfairly ruling […]

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US

Bitcoin dips below $36,000, crypto short interest grows and the Web3 hiring spree: CNBC Crypto World

ShareShare Article via FacebookShare Article via TwitterShare Article via LinkedInShare Article via Email CNBC Crypto World features the latest news and daily trading updates from the digital currency markets and provides viewers with a look at what’s ahead with high-profile interviews, explainers, and unique stories from the ever-changing crypto industry. On today’s show, CNBC’s Kate […]