Job

What America would look like if it guaranteed everyone a job

People Demanding Action Imagine if a well-paying job, with benefits and a high enough salary to pay for rent, transportation, and food, were a human right. Imagine the US federal government established a policy whereby anyone who didn’t have a job and wanted one could go into a local office for a government agency — call it the Works Progress Administration — ... Read More »

Gillespie rules himself out of England’s bowling coach job

Gillespie is currently the coach of Adelaide Strikers. © Getty Former Australian pacer, Jason Gillespie, has effectively ruled himself out from applying for the position of England’s bowling coach, saying his immediate future lies in Australia. England are searching for Ottis Gibson’s replacement – after the former West Indies pacer joined South Africa as their new head coach. Gillespie, who enjoyed a ... Read More »

Public sector banks’ consolidation will not lead to job losses: Official

Any possible merger of public sector banks (PSB) will not lead to job losses, a senior government official said today. “No employee will lose job. That part has been taken care of,” the official said, adding that any probable consolidation among banks will eventually lead to reduction in credit risk concentration, increase competitiveness, and increase the lenders’ ability to extend ... Read More »

A fundamental right to create jobs

Farmers have the potential to emerge as the largest direct and indirect job creators in the economy. Photo: Bloomberg During his fourth Independence Day address, Prime Minister Narendra Modi implored the youth to generate employment rather than just seek jobs. He listed out several initiatives of his government to facilitate entrepreneurship. These include access to credit, ease of getting clearances, ... Read More »

Man decapitates wife for not quitting job in Pakistan

Initial probe showed that the woman was killed by her husband Afraheem in the name of honour. A man in Pakistan’s Punjab province has decapitated his 37-year-old wife with a chopper for refusing his demand to quit her job, a media report said on Monday. Nasreen, a mother of three and a resident of Shamke Bhattian, was found dead on ... Read More »

Google offers job to class 12 govt school student with salary of Rs 12 lakh per month

Dreams do come true. A class 12 student from a government school in Chandigarh who has landed a high-paying job with Google can vouch for it. Harshit Sharma, a student of Government Model Senior Secondary School, Sector 33-B, Chandigarh, has had an extremely fortunate turn in his life, with the internet giant offering him an incredible salary of Rs 4 ... Read More »

New Wage Code Bill: A jolt to formal job creation?

The Union cabinet has cleared the labour code on minimum wages.  The wage code bill has proposed a minimum wage of Rs 18,000 which experts say could impact job creation at the entry level since not all companies will be in a position to increase their wage bill across all locations in adherence to the law. Rituparna Chakraborty, Executive Vice ... Read More »

Prince William quits his day job to become a full-time Royal

Prince William is set to become a full time Royal tonight after he finishes his current night shift as a helicopter rescue pilot. Today is the Duke of Cambridge’s last day working for the East Anglian Air Ambulance service, where he has been stationed for the last two years. The Duke’s resignation was announced in May. “It has been a ... Read More »

Jeff Sessions says he’ll keep job ‘as long as appropriate’ despite Trump’s criticism

 Jeff Sessions. Photograph: Andrew Harnik/AP The US attorney general, Jeff Sessions, said on Thursday that he would continue in his job “as long as that is appropriate”, despite Donald Trump’s barrage of criticism of him. Trump had told the New York Times in an interview published late Wednesday he regretted giving Sessions the job after Sessions recused himself from matters relating to ... Read More »

Man with DEVAST8 face tattoo finally accepts job offer

ANew Zealand teenager who complained his large DEVAST8 face tattoo was hampering his employment prospects has finally landed a job. Mark Cropp’s photo was shared around the world after he admitted on social media the tattoo was a drunken mistake from his time in prison and he was devastated with the results. However, the former prison inmate made more headlines after ... Read More »