Neowin News Feed for: Workforce Neowin News Feed for: Workforce en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 Workforce Development Guide 2020 - Free Guide <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Thanks to a strong economy as of early this year, employers faced workforce shortages and difficulties in ­finding, recruiting and retaining staff across the care continuum, find out more. <a href="">Read more...</a> (News Staff) Thu, 10 Dec 2020 16:46:01 +0000 UK: Vodafone launches IoT thermal camera to fight COVID-19 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Vodafone and Digital Barriers have developed a heat detection camera which can securely stream images to a laptop or phone with a warning if it believes someone has a fever, a symptom of COVID-19. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Mon, 04 May 2020 13:40:01 +0000 Amazon opens up 75,000 more jobs, initial 100,000 have been filled up <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Last month, the firm opened up 100,000 jobs amidst increased demand. Now the firm has stated that all those positions have been filled up and a further 75,000 people will be hired. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Ather Fawaz) Mon, 13 Apr 2020 17:18:02 +0000 Microsoft partners with General Assembly to curb skills gap in AI, ML, and more <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft is aiming to address the growing AI skills gap with its new partnership with General Assembly. Three core areas have been outlined by the companies as part of this collaboration. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Hamza Jawad ) Fri, 17 May 2019 15:40:01 +0000 Many Microsoft employees are unsatisfied with their pay according to internal survey <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>According to an internally conducted survey, many Microsoft employees believe that their base pay along with additional bonuses are not good enough in comparison to similar jobs at other companies. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Hamza Jawad ) Thu, 07 Jun 2018 08:04:01 +0000 Microsoft President Brad Smith reassures staff over new Trump immigration policies <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>As Smith emailed staff to reassure them over new US border control concerns, Microsoft&#039;s CEO said that &quot;as an immigrant&quot; himself, he&#039;d &quot;experienced and seen the positive impact&quot; of immigration. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Sat, 28 Jan 2017 21:49:59 +0000 Tech companies react to Trump executive order on immigration <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Many tech companies, with employees from around the world, have reacted with concern to new border controls affecting travellers from seven nations - including those who already hold US green cards. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Sat, 28 Jan 2017 21:04:01 +0000 Apple claims to achieve pay equity in the US, now pays equally for similar performance <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>In a new report highlighting diversity, Apple has stated that 32% of its workforce now consists of women, and that it has reached pay equity for all its employees in the US, regardless of ethnicity. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usama Jawad) Thu, 04 Aug 2016 18:10:01 +0000 Despite beating its own financial expectations, Seagate will lay off 6,500 employees <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Seagate has ended its most recent financial quarter on a high note with the company beating its own revenue and profit expectations. But it also announced it will lay off 6,500 workers. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Tue, 12 Jul 2016 08:14:01 +0000 BlackBerry: Our restructuring is over - now we're hiring <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>BlackBerry CEO John Chen has said that the company&#039;s three-year restructuring - which has seen its workforce reduced by 60% to just 7,000 - is now over, and BlackBerry will soon begin hiring again. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Tue, 05 Aug 2014 06:59:00 +0000 Twitter says it hired "too many white and Asian men" to fill workforce <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Twitter&#039;s workforce of nearly 3,000 people faces a serious diversity issue, company execs say. Recent data shows that nearly 90 percent of the social media site&#039;s employees are white or Asian. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Jett Goldsmith) Thu, 24 Jul 2014 09:30:37 +0000 HP to gut nearly 8% of their workforce <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/888915901h.jpg" alt="" /></div>Hewlett Packard CEO Mark Hurd decided that HP's future was in the more lucrative world of corporate service contracts when they purchased Electronic Data Systems in May of this year. That move placed them in... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Fred Derf) Mon, 15 Sep 2008 22:42:37 +0000 Dell to Cut 10% of Its Global Workforce <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Dell Incorporated has announced plans to cut costs by reducing its global workforce by 10%. Dell currently has a global workforce of over 88,000 employees and expects to trim more than 8,000 employees over the... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 01 Jun 2007 00:09:49 +0000 Hitachi to slash workforce <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>By the end of 2008, Hitachi Global Storage Technologies plans to lay off around 11% of its 40,000-person global workforce as part of what the company calls its long term commitment to the hard disc... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 22 Mar 2007 13:40:04 +0000 EA cuts workforce <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>As reported by various websites, Electronic Arts has notified around 350 of their employees (about 5% of their employees) that they will be no longer needed at the company due to EA being in a... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 02 Feb 2006 12:04:48 +0000 AMD tightens belt, hammers workforce <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>AMD today announced that 2,000 people, or approximately 15 per cent of staff, will lose their jobs by the end of the second quarter of 2003. The announcement is part of the company's... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 14 Nov 2002 20:24:28 +0000 Microsoft reports profit increase, plans to increase workforce <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft Corp.'s fourth-quarter profit easily surpassed its bare-bones profit from a year ago, but fell far short of analysts' expectations because of telecom-related investment losses. Microsoft announced Thursday that for the quarter... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 19 Jul 2002 07:52:25 +0000