Here are some interesting news we found in the internet that you may like to read.
How mothers who stay at home are LESS happy than those who work – and more likely to become depressed
Stay-at-home mothers are not as happy as mothers who are employed, a new study has showed.
Gallup found that non-employed mothers in the U.S. experience more negative emotions such as worry, sadness, stress, anger and depression, than those who work.
48 p.c. Indians skip work to watch IPL
A new global survey commissioned by The Workforce Institute at Kronos Incorporated and conducted by Harris Interactive reveals that employees around the world have, to varying degrees, called in sick to work over a sporting event.
Whether they stayed home to watch it on television, attended it live, played the sport themselves, or needed a day off after staying up late to watch, sports has a significant impact on attendance at work, the survey goes on.
Death of S.C. husband, father of 4, brings outpouring of support. He was working in his home was fixing one of the family vehicles, up on car ramps.
ROCK HILL Work and family was Brandon Kay’s whole life.
The 36-year-old father of four worked six, seven days a week under houses in his small business, Carolina Crawl Space Solutions – maybe the dirtiest, toughest way to make a dollar.
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Jobs 1001: Building an opportunity for apprentices.
VICTORIA University has thrown out a Jobs 1001 challenge to Melbourne’s building industry to take on two classes of job-ready carpentry pre-apprentices.The 27 students, ranging from teenagers to men in their 40s, are about to graduate from a 16-week course at the Newport campus and are in the market for jobs.
Peter Jacobson, the head of school construction industries, said the university’s Liveworks program meant the students already had good on-the-job skills, having helped build a three-bedroom house during the course.
People skip work during major sports events: Survey.
During any major sporting action, employees do skip work and watch sports instead, says a global survey. The Indian Premier League is an example of this trend in India while it is soccer in most other countries.
A survey commissioned by The Workforce Institute at Kronos Inc and conducted by Harris Interactive reveals that employees around the world have, to varying degrees, called in sick to work over a sporting event.
Many state jobs in Nevada go begging.
State jobs used to be in great demand in Nevada.
Working for the state used to mean a decent paycheck, good benefits and never worrying about the future. Work 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. for 30 years, and take a nice retirement.
But at a time when Nevada leads the nation in unemployment, the state is having trouble filling its government jobs. It has 1,456 openings. That’s almost one in 11 state jobs, 8.8 percent of the government’s total permanent authorized workforce.
Facebook’s face plant raises small investors’ concerns.
Facebook Inc.’s bungled stock-market debut made it clear that big money still rules Wall Street. But this time, the small money got a look at how Wall Street really works — and that could spell trouble for the financial industry.
Millions of small investors have trimmed their investments in stocks after seeing their 401(k) accounts pulverized by the market plunge in 2008-09. The May 2010 flash crash — in which $1 trillion briefly vanished from the stock market — served as another flashing yellow caution sign.
How small investors can get in on Facebook IPO.
ou might think that scoring a stake in Facebook’s initial public offering if you are an average investor is like trying to change your privacy controls on the social networking site — seemingly impossible.
But it turns out that Facebook is making an effort to have some of its hotly sought after shares accessible to all. In its updated IPO prospectus filed late Thursday, Facebook added E*Trade, the popular low-cost online trading firm, to the list of what is now 33 underwriters of its offering. Read More.
7 legit work-at-home jobs for 20-somethings.
One ad reads, “I will juggle three fire clubs with a firework on my head for $5.” Another offers a 45-minute Spanish lesson on Skype or professional advice on buying real estate. All are on Fiver.com where anybody can sell a service for $5, many through the Internet.