Tag: job

October 29, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

Licence Members of an occupation love licences as they keep others out.  1 in 5 UK workers – twice as many as 15 years ago – now needs a permit from government to do their job, including security guards, art therapists, social workers.  Are they any better than they were?  Work life is tied up…

September 10, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

Jobs theft Did the digital spreadsheet steal jobs?  Yes & No.  The 1978 invention replaced 2-page spreads in paper ledgers overnight & re-defined accountancy.  400,000 US bookkeeper/ accounts clerk jobs – calculate, fill-in, check, correct – ended.  But as accounting became cheaper, more demand & 600,000 jobs for other types of accountant appeared.  No need…

June 4, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

Night economy Dark days: London has lost 1/4 of its pubs and >1,200 venues since 2001.  Yet evening/ night businesses contribute £26.3bn ($35bn) and >700,000 (ie. 1 in every 8)  jobs in the city Guessed the Word?         Series 24 (3/7)         [pic: free-photos]

April 16, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

Bias Software can eliminate bias when reviewing job applications.  Answers from different applicants to a Q can be grouped/ randomised, & presented to assessors without giving clues about age, gender, name or race Guessed the Word?     Series 22 (1/8)       [pic: Efraimstochter]

January 24, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

Entrepreneurs 45% of start-up entrepreneurs have another job, and put in 60 to 70 hours a week to make both work  Guessed the Word?     Series 18 (4/5)      [pic: Pixel Anarchy]