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  • RCS messaging has rolled out to Android users in the US
    by Brian Heater on December 15, 2019 at 8:56 pm

    Here’s a nice little surprise for Android users this weekend. It seems that Google’s pans to roll out Rich Communication Services (RCS) messaging is slightly ahead of schedule. The company announced in November that it would be making the feature available for all Android users in the country by year-end. A tweet from Android Messages […]

  • Wham!’s Last Christmas has been remastered in 4K and it looks incredible
    by Tom Warren on December 15, 2019 at 7:39 pm

    Christmas has arrived early this year, in the form of a 4K remaster of Wham!’s iconic “Last Christmas” music video. It’s living proof that the 1980s did really happen, complete with the crazy hair styles, shell suits, and shoulder pads of the ‘80s. The track was originally released 35 years ago in December 1984, and Sony Music Entertainment has now remastered the original footage in 4K. The best way to describe it is... odd. It’s like watching people dress up in ‘80s costumes because the remaster is so good. I had to personally play it back side-by-side with the original “Last Christmas” video on YouTube to make sure they didn’t hire actors to recreate it. The indoor scenes and snow ball fights look incredible, especially when we’re used... Continue reading […]

  • Chrome Will Automatically Scan Your Passwords Against Data Breaches
    by Ron Amadeo, Ars Technica on December 15, 2019 at 3:00 pm

    Google's Password Checkup feature will be fully integrated into the desktop and mobile versions of Chrome 79. […]

  • The 6 Best TVs to Buy for Every Budget (2019)
    by Parker Hall on December 15, 2019 at 2:00 pm

    The best, boldest, and most budget-friendly 4K and 8K TVs WIRED has seen, including LG, Samsung, Vizio, and TCL. […]

  • The Word 'They' Tops This Week's Internet News Roundup
    by Graeme McMillan on December 15, 2019 at 2:00 pm

    It marks an important moment of recognition for a lot of people. […]

Staffing News

  • Going On The Job Hunt In 2020
    by TIm Hulley on December 11, 2019 at 5:32 pm

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  • Seven Top Deal-Breakers When Applying for, Accepting a Job
    by Nick Montgomery on December 9, 2019 at 7:42 pm

    More than half of U.S. adults (53%) say the No. 1 deal-breaker that would deter them from applying for or accepting an offer of employment is inappropriate interview questions, according to the results of the latest American Staffing Association Workforce Monitor® survey conducted online by The Harris Poll. “Each touchpoint in the recruitment process vitally... The post Seven Top Deal-Breakers When Applying for, Accepting a Job appeared first on American Staffing Association. […]

  • ASA Publishes Safety Screening Guide
    by Nick Montgomery on December 9, 2019 at 2:53 pm

    The Form I-9 is a complicated two-page document that is accompanied by a 65-page handbook explaining how to complete it. There are many facets of I-9 completion that are unique to staffing firms. E-Verify is an Internet-based system maintained by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services that allows businesses to verify the work eligibility of employees. The American Staffing Association offers this document to address the Form I-9 and E-Verify issues that staffing firms face most frequently. The post ASA Publishes Safety Screening Guide appeared first on American Staffing Association. […]

  • BLS Employment Situation November 2019
    by Nick Montgomery on December 6, 2019 at 3:06 pm

    The post BLS Employment Situation November 2019 appeared first on American Staffing Association. […]

  • Staffing Employment Growth Slows in Third Quarter
    by Nick Montgomery on December 5, 2019 at 2:27 pm

    New Data From Quarterly ASA Staffing Employment and Sales Survey On a quarter-to-quarter basis, staffing employment eased 0.7% from the second quarter to the third quarter, while temporary and contract staffing sales were up slightly (+0.6%). “In a growing economy and ever-tightening labor market, businesses are placing an even greater premium on staffing companies’ ability... The post Staffing Employment Growth Slows in Third Quarter appeared first on American Staffing Association. […]