apps
John Lewis Has an App for Talking to Tradesmen

John Lewis, the shop, is moving into home maintenance. This is great news for the likes of us, as it means we might finally be able to book a tradesman to fix something minor without having to use the phone and admit, verbally, to not being very handy with such things. Read More >>

amazon
Amazon is Building a Colossal Warehouse Where America’s Biggest Mall Once Stood

The Seattle-based internet book seller Amazon just announced plans to open an enormous fulfilment centre in North Randall, Ohio. This is a big deal for the small community which has suffered greatly since the Randall Park Mall, once the largest in America, shut down due to retail sales moving online. Amazon is actually building its new warehouse on the same land where the mall once stood. Read More >>

apple
Apple Hid a Job Advert in its Own Website

It doesn't matter what a job is, it will inevitably get multiple applications from people who aren't remotely qualified but still feel they're in with a chance. So companies have come up with clever ways to hide or tailor their adverts, ensuring that people with a specific skill set can actually apply. One such company is Apple, which hid an advert on its website. Read More >>

money
Under Cover Of BBC Pay, the Government Sneaks Out Pension Age Increase

The government used BBC salary day as a way to sneak out news that it's moving the pension age to 68. While this was always going to happen, it was originally scheduled to be changed in 2044. It will now take place between 2037 and 2039. People aged between 39 and 47 will be affected with younger workers kept waiting to find out when they might eventually get a pension. Read More >>

jobs
London Theatre Job Ad Offers To Pay Peanuts With Insulting Recruitment Post

A London theatre has attempted to recruit a new, underpaid staff member by insulting an entire generation of people.The Tea House Theater offered between £15,000 and £20,000 per year for an office administrator. The full-time position was posted with the most remarkable job advert of all time. Read More >>

jobs
Yorkshire City Needs Part Time Evening Hornblower

The city of Ripon needs an official hornblower. The job pays £8.72 per hour and involves tooting a horn in the town centre a few days a week at 9:00pm. Easy money. Read More >>

police
Trainee Detectives Only Need to Have Watched Sherlock Now

Scotland Yard is about to rip up the rule book of high level policing, with the need to have served a police career before switching into the exciting TV world of the detective about to be dropped. Read More >>

apple
Sir Jony Ive Has Scored Himself A Part-Time Job

Sir Jony Ive, Apple designer extraordinaire and man whose pencil is responsible for the iMac and iPhone, has netted himself a new job! Don't worry though, he's not leaving Apple, this new gig is an unpaid position as Chancellor of the Royal College of Art. Read More >>

money
It’ll Probably Always be a Man Delivering Your Stuff

A survey of people who work in the vague world of the "gig economy" has found the work is massively tilted toward being a MAN JOB in some areas, with delivery drivers and cyclists most likely to be men -- and women sticking to selling services and products from home. Read More >>

robots
Men are More likely to Lose Their Jobs to Robots

Some people, probably men, have been thinking about how robots and AI and the general trend of automation will affect the UK job market, finding that as many as 10 million jobs might go off to robotic methods within 15 years. So those shiny metal arseholes had better start paying their taxes. Read More >>

amazon
Reminder: Amazon Treats Its Employees Like Shit

Amazon is getting a lot of good press lately for a smart marketing move it pulled: offering a “thank you” discount code to its customers based on some stupid corporate reputation poll. But, here’s something to consider: Amazon treats its massive army of labourers like crap. Read More >>

virtual reality
The Time Has Come: You Can Now Get A Job Entirely In VR

If you've dreamed of going to work from the sofa and never having to deal with the outdoors or real humans ever again, your day has arrived. 'Social VR platform' Geekzonia is advertising for a VR Events Host - a full time job entirely in virtual reality. Read More >>

money
Have a Celebrity Clean Your Sink for £100 an Hour

The answer to the clickbait posed by the headline on the main page is this: Pete Bennett. The bonkers one off Big Brother, back when it was an important national cultural event. The sweary one who seemed nice and won it all in 2006. Read More >>

uber
Uber Rivals Keep Jobs But Earn Less

Researchers looking at Uber's disruption of the taxi industry have some good news and some bad news. The good news is that it's created more driving jobs and hasn't led to mass redundancies among its existing rivals, but the bad news is that drivers from competing firms are now earning less than they used to. Read More >>

money
Your Accent Might be Costing You £7k a Year

Research into the UK's workplaces and payment structures suggests people from poorer regions end up earning less than their posh counterparts, with payment for doing the same job differing by as much as £6,800 -- with employees from poorer backgrounds the ones earning less. Read More >>