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Judge says state can't force IMDB to take down actors' ages

The law was supported by groups like the Screen Actors Guild, which said at the time that it would help prevent age discrimination in film and television hiring.


Startup that sells your salary data to VCs gets bought by Solium

 Investors don’t want their portfolio companies to pay you too much, or too little. So they pay Advanced-HR for its compensation data pulled from 2,500 startups. With a generic name, the service has flown somewhat under the radar since launchin


Good at social media? The Royals are hiring

The British Royal Family is hiring a Communications Assistant for the next busy year. TC Newman lets you know if you've got the skills to work for the Queen.        


SharpestMinds wants to help startups find AI talent before Google and Facebook snatch them

 Google and other tech giants often have huge recruiting efforts that can target students — but startups might not have those kinds of resources to find or grab them before they head off to those huge companies. The biggest tech companies in th


Michael Gove demands farmers be allowed to keep hiring cheap EU workers after Brexit

MICHAEL GOVE has demanded farmers still have access to cheap European labour after Brexit – risking a fresh spat with Theresa May, who has pledged a clampdown. Heaping pressure on the PM ahead of a crunch Cabinet session on exit plans, the Environme


Hospitals 'waste more money' after hiring management consultants

NHS trusts which hire management consultants in a bid to cut costs end up spending more, new research suggests.


Adecco Group acquires recruiting startup Vettery for $100M

 The Adecco Group, a global HR services firm headquartered in Switzerland, announced today that it has acquired Vettery. The financial terms were not disclosed, but a source with knowledge of the deal told us that the price was a little over $100 mil


Anti-Brexit campaign group on £150k hiring spree to reverse EU referendum after injection of cash from billionaire George Soros

AN anti-Brexit campaign group is set to spend £150,000 in a fresh hiring spree funded by billionaire donor George Soros. Best for Britain, which is actively working to reverse the result of the EU referendum, is taking on four new staff in London. The gr

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China wants to ban the 'bizarre' practice of hiring strippers to perform at funerals

Funeral strippers are a common sight at funerals in rural China despite the government's well-documented hostility.


Trevor Bayliss calls on ECB to hire Paul Farbrace as England’s T20 coach

• Head coach feels his role should not be across all three formats• England begin five-match ODI series in New Zealand on SundayTrevor Bayliss, England’s head coach, has urged the England and Wales Cricket Board to consider hiring a specialist coach


We asked 2 of Citigroup's top executives what they look for when hiring senior investment bankers (C)

Citigroup's investment bank has been showing signs of progress and competing among Wall Street's best. We asked two of the bank's top executives what they look for when hiring senior investment bankers. Performance matters, but it's not the only thing. "W


A top private equity recruiter explains why there's a 'perfect storm' for hiring right now

Fundraising and "dry powder" in the private-equity industry is booming. This "perfect storm" has stoked demand for talent and increased compensation for junior-level employees, according to top recruitment firm Heidrick & Struggles. Senior talent is a


Eight Ways To Leverage Social Media As A Hiring Tool

Don't just use social media as another job listing platform.


Digital nomads are hiring and firing their governments

 The nation state has survived wars, plagues, and upheaval, but it won’t survive digital nomads, not if people like Karoli Hindriks have something to say about it. Hindriks is the founder of Jobbatical, a platform that allows digital nomads to

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Business Insider UK is hiring a paid editorial partnerships fellow

Business Insider UK is hiring a paid digital fellow to work on editorial partnerships from our London office. This fellowship will teach you the ins and outs of how a digital news site operates. This candidate will be responsible for promoting Busine

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Staff at Apprentice winner James White’s company celebrate salesman’s birthday by hiring 18st stripper to sit on him

STAFF at Apprentice winner James White’s company celebrated a salesman’s birthday by hiring a plus-size stripper who straddled him on an office floor. Colleagues at the recruitment firm given £250,000 by Lord Sugar after James won the BBC show arra

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Oxfam scandal: Ex-director hits out at 'lies and exaggerations'

Accused of hiring prostitutes in Haiti, the former executive hits out at "lies and exaggerations".


Virgin Money picks Dorner to form rare female leadership team

(Reuters) - Virgin Money formed a rare female chair and chief executive team among Britain's top 350 listed companies by hiring former HSBC executive Irene Dorner as chairwoman.


Catholic church says its hiring practices do not discriminate against gay people

Catholic bishops and Anglican Diocese of Sydney call for act to protect religious exemptions to discrimination lawThe Catholic church has denied discriminating against gay people in its hiring practices, despite rallying to protect its ability to fire sta

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Home Depot, Lowe's embark on spring hiring sprees as labor market stiffens

Two of the largest U.S. retailers are looking to hire more than 130,000 people combined.


Bahamas resort Baha Mar hiring someone to hang with flamingos all day

IMAGINE relocating to the Bahamas – it would certainly make a difference from the monotony of the office. One luxury hotel called Baha Mar in Nassau – which cost over £3billion to build – is hiring someone to hang out with its flamingos. The job ti


U.S. regulators probe Credit Suisse hiring in Asia

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - U.S. authorities are investigating whether Credit Suisse hired referrals from government agencies and state entities in Asia in exchange for investment banking business and regulatory approvals, the Swiss bank said on Wednesday.

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Controversial new NYT editorial board member out within hours

The latest addition to the New York Times' editorial board lasted less than half a day, departing the job after a furor built on social media over her hiring.


Washington Post seeking ‘gender columnist’ to explore ‘defining social issues of our time’

Declaring its intent to explore “one of the defining social issues of our time,” the Washington Post has announced to the world that it’s hiring a “gender columnist."


Trump budget aims to end automatic pay hikes for federal workers, make firings easier

President Trump put underperforming federal workers on notice Monday, including in his $4 trillion budget plan a major overhaul for how hiring and firing is done in the D.C. bureaucracy.

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Cadbury hiring people to be chocolate tasters

The roles are open to those with "taste buds for detection" as the company seeks "honest feedback" on its sweet snacks.


Facebook seeks 'extra-terrestrial product manager' as it plans to deliver internet from the sky

Facebook looking for an 'extra-terrestrial product manager' as it plans for a space-based internet.

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