Amazon hires over 50,000 Workers for the 2012 Holiday Season
is getting ready for the 2012 Holiday shopping season and hires 50,000 seasonal workers. This number is slightly higher than last year. In comparison, Macy's is adding 80,000 seasonal workers
. Brick-and-Mortar stores are just more labor intensive than online stores. Amazon
needs most seasonal workers in their warehouses. They need to package the crazy amounts of packages that are getting ordered during Black Friday and the weeks ahead of Christmas.
With reports that two Americans have now been diagnosed with the Ebola virus while working to help Africans in Liberia, Western focus has shifted to the dangers of an Ebola outbreak. According to Samaritan’s Purse, the group for which both Americans work, doctor Kent Brantly contracted Ebola and then isolated himself; Nancy Writebol, an employee of Serving in Mission, was helping Ebola patients as well when she was infe ... Source: Big Government
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Believe it or not, it all comes down to what Johnny Manziel does on the football field.
Fans who struggle with that notion can be forgiven, as the media circus, revenue-driver of sorts that is Johnny Football has no offseason. He's the new Tim Tebow, just an edgier edition who comes equipped with inflatable swans and money telephones.
Except Manziel still has a chance to actually win a starting gig ... Source: Bleacher ReportFull article at: Bleacher Report2 hours ago, 6:39pm CDT
Former offensive tackle Walter Jones will enter the Pro Football Hall of Fame Saturday in his first year of eligibility. / Seattle Seahawks
Less than a week from now, Walter Jones will finally get to do something that he has been preparing for most of his adult life. Jones Saturday will don a distinctive gold jacket, take possession of a bronze bust cast in his likeness, and assume his rightful place among the immortals of the sport when he is enshrined, with six others, ... Source: Sportspressnw.com
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Not by much, that’s for sure, at least not now. But the potential is there.
Amazon’s 3D Printed Products Store “enables customers to customize and personalize items like earrings, pendants, rings, bobble head dolls and more.” But look closely and today you’ll find 20 items composed of plastic jewelry, a few pieces of metal jewelry and a bobble-head doll.
The idea behind Amazon’s store is to support the creat ... Source: Gartner Inc.
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The Legion of Boom in Seattle has a new member, as veteran cornerback Terrell Thomas signed with the Seahawks Monday.
Thomas, 29, was the No. 63 overall pick in the 2008 NFL draft by the New York Giants and has found work with the Seahawks thanks to his impressive bounce-back campaign last season. ESPN's Adam Caplan broke the news:
Thomas' agent confirmed the news, per Bob Condotta of The Seattle Times:
Due to consecut ... Source: Bleacher ReportFull article at: Bleacher Report3 hours ago, 5:13pm CDT
It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia’s fictional gang of Charlie, Mac, Dennis, Sweet Dee, and Frank is writing a self-help book called The 7 Secrets Of Awakening The Highly Effective Four-Hour Giant, Today. The book is available for pre-order on Amazon. Fittingly, the book’s description reads more like an Always Sunny episode outline than anything that might actually offer useful advice:Le ... Source: The A.V. Club
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Though many of tech's most successful entrepreneurs are college dropouts — Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, and Michael Dell, just to name a few — a degree can goes long way when it comes to starting a business. Whether it's because of a strong business and engineering curriculum or a helpful alumni network, some top universities tend to produce more tech executives than others. We've rounded up some of the most powerful schools for tech here. To compile the list, we looked a ... Source: The Business Insider
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