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Data Scientist Best Job in US for 2019

Data scientist tops the list for the fourth consecutive year thanks to the job’s median base salary estimate of $108,000, a job-satisfaction rating of 4.3 out of 5 and over 6,500 available jobs under that title in the United States as of January 2.

Publish date: 01/31/2019

 
Research Suggests Collaborative Gaming Could Increase Office Productivity

According to research from Brigham Young University (BYU), playing video games with coworkers can lead to improved productivity in the office.

Publish date: 01/31/2019

 
Being Funny at Work Has Different Perceptions for Men and Women

The researchers asked people for responses after they saw a presentation given by a woman or a man; both used humor during their presentations. Results differed quite a bit.

Publish date: 01/28/2019

 
Even Robots Can get Laid Off

Henn-na Hotel in Nagasaki, Japan, was billed as the first all-robot hotel, using 243 robots to work the front desk, serve as bellhops and to offer concierge services. But those robots are now out of a job.

Publish date: 01/24/2019

 
Report: Employers to Increase or Maintain Headcount Thanks to Automation

A report from ManpowerGroup projects that employers will hire more or maintain current human employee headcounts this year thanks to automation.

Publish date: 01/24/2019

 
Coalition Urges Tech Giants to Stop Sales of Facial Recognition Tech to the Government

Ninety advocacy and activist groups have signed open letters addressed to three tech giants, imploring them to not sell facial recognition technologies to government authorities.

Publish date: 01/24/2019

 
Government Shutdown Affecting Hiring in Some Areas

While it is no surprise that people aren’t looking for work at a place where payment is on hold, the data is telling of the impact the government’s actions have on the labor market.

Publish date: 01/22/2019

 
Homeowner Converts 110-year-old Tree into Library

The trunk of a 110-year-old cottonwood tree in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, has been converted into a mini library.

Publish date: 01/17/2019

 
Supermarket Chain to Employ Robot to Scan Aisles for Hazards

Marty is equipped with an autonomous base, a 12-hour battery and rotating lidar to detect objects and movement so it doesn’t collide with shoppers, carts or other obstacles.

Publish date: 01/17/2019

 
Report: 2019’s Best Jobs

New rankings from U.S. News & World Report project which roles are expected to be the best jobs of this year based on multiple aspects. The company, which analyzes consumer trends, based the rankings on a job’s growth potential, work-life balance and salary.

Publish date: 01/17/2019