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Info-Tech Sectors Jobs See No Good Future Ahead

The job placements and vacancies for Info-Tech sectors are now unclear to the economy's eye.

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French Government Offers a Site for Tesla to Build Its European Factory

French government offered an old nuclear plant site for Tesla to build its electric car manufacturing facility. The plant site is shutting down and Tesla’s existence could help support local residents with jobs.

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Al Jazeera to Cut 500 Jobs Worldwide as Qatar Continues to Suffer From Slumping Oil Prices

Qatari media network Al Jazeera is announcing its plan to cut 50 jobs as a part of an optimization initiative. As a partly state-funded company, Al Jazeera is impacted by the slump in oil prices, which is the country’s main sector.

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Egyptian-China industrial zone may get $5-bln investments

Egyptian-Chinese industrial zone in Ain Sokhna may attract $5 billion investments. About 100 companies are expected to set up their operations in the zone paving the way for creation of employment opportunities for about 30,000 people.

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South Africa Unemployment Rate Declines to 24.5% in Q4

South Africa's unemployment rate drops to 24.5% in the fourth quarter due to increased employment in the finance industry which offsets job losses in agriculture and construction sector. But with the major sectors laying off jobs, and the cost cutting of the government will sure make the unemployment rate will rise again.

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South Africa Aims to Boost Tourism as The Growing Sector Contributes Significantly to the African Economy

South Africa Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom said in the Meeting Africa 2016 forum that the boost in tourism could benefit the local economy. Tourism has been increasing phenomenally in recent years as the government aims to invest more in the sector.

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Nigeria's National Oil Company Announced an Annual Loss of $1.34 Billion

The loss is combined from its corporate service unit and its three refineries. The total annual loss was consistent with the company's continuing monthly loss over the past year. Nigeria, as Africa's biggest economy and largest oil producer, has been greatly suffered the oil prices fall.

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German Job Rate Increased Near EU Record Due to Female Workforce

Reports show that 73 percent women were joining the workforce in 2014, compared to 63 percent in 2005. The rise has also pulled the overall employment rates up for Germany at 78 percent. German's employment rate is growing faster than any other EU country, although the record remains to be held by Sweden.

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Tinder-like app for recruitment received $10 million in venture capital

The app has been widely used in Spain and just launched in Paris and London. The services focus on blue collar workers and small business who often need a more simple and time-saving recruitment process. The app works similarly to dating app Tinder, where one party can swipe to decide whether the profile on screen fit what they are looking for.

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Jobs That Are Most Stress Free And The Brighest

Stress at work sometimes cannot be avoided. However, certain jobs have lower stress levels, including Information Security Analyst, Diagnostic Medical Sonographer, University Professor, and Hair Stylist.

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New crowdfunding norms to push US start-ups

The newly-approved crowdfunding norms will enable start-ups to mobilize funds from mom-and-pop investors over the internet. The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has okayed the new rules on crowdfunding with a majority voting of three to one. The Business Startups (JOBS) act has been enacted with bipartisan support to facilitate new startups with more flexibility in the mobilization of funds. SEC also changed the audit provisions of the crowdfunding rules.

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United Airlines to cut about 1,150 jobs at 16 U.S. airports

United Airlines (UAL.N) will outsource about 1,150 positions at 16 airports across the country, but reached tentative agreements with its union to keep another 800 jobs in-house that also had been under scrutiny, a company spokesman said on Friday.

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U.S. jobs data to show economy's resilience

U.S. employers likely hired new workers at a fairly brisk clip last month, underscoring the economy's resilience in the face of slowing global demand.

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Wall St. rallies; S&P 500 posts best day since August

The S&P 500 posted its best day since August on Friday following a stronger-than-expected September U.S. jobs report that bolstered the outlook for the U.S. economy.

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Toshiba says to cut 900 jobs in PC restructuring

Japan's Toshiba Corp (6502.T) said it would cut 900 jobs in a restructuring of its PC business that will include an exit from business-to-consumer operations in some regions.

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