Love Facebook or hate Facebook, you’ve got to respect the company’s commitment to inspiring everyone else in America to do worse.
Perhaps it's the intense focus on hiring practices, but InfoWorld is reporting that based off of data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, women in computer science-related fields have gotten more jobs this year than men have.
Beautifulpeople.com, a dating site for self-proclaimed attractives, is readying itself for expansion tomorrow morning. Starting Monday, it'll now be the premiere (only?) online destination for recruiters looking to hire beautifulpeople.com. Uh? Well, at least we know where Mike Jeffries will be at 12:01 am tomorrow…
At the nationwide philosophy conference where most new hires in the field are made, a cocktail party called "the smoker" is part of the hiring process. And some philosophers, especially women, would prefer that evaluation of job candidates take place in a less boozy environment.
Shape Magazine has just become hip to the studies that show that fat women have a more difficult time getting hired and are paid less than their thin counterparts. They point out that this doesn't happen to men and they acknowledge that it's not fair. But then they start doling out advice: