NHS Wants Mumsnet to Help Fill Jobs Black Hole

Mumsnet, which is like 4chan but for asking if it's still OK to hit kids if they're your own and you do it gently and not in the face, is about to be phished for staff by the NHS, as health service bosses think it's heaving with the sort of people you'd want stitching you back together in the nation's hospital wards. Read More >>

Robot Workers Sacked in Chinese Service Debacle

Useless robot waiters are being blamed for the closure of several restaurants in China, after an investment by the owners in automated serving staff turned out to be a financial disaster. Read More >>

Amazon’s UK Warehouses Resemble a 19th-Century Cotton Mill, Says Staff Union

Amazon employees in the UK are suffering from stress and general misery too, according to one trade union, with factory workers facing near insurmountable demands on their time and management orders similar to those faced by orphaned children put to work in the industrial revolution. Read More >>

Amazon Denies Being a Modern Dehumanising White-collar Workhouse

An alleged insight into Amazon's working practises published by the New York Times made some bizarre claims about how the company treats its staff, suggesting it has an almost Scientology-like approach to mentally breaking its new hires to ensure they conform. Read More >>

Bob Mansfield’s Back at Apple Because Everyone Hated Scott Forstall

Apple's former senior vice president of Hardware Engineering Bob Mansfield has pulled a Michael Jordan and come out of retirement, just after Scott Forstall was pushed out. Coincidental timing? Not a chance, says AllThingsD. Read More >>

Apple Reverses Store Staffing Changes After Blue-Shirts Sob Tears of Confusion

Apple's John Browett, the company's senior vice president of retail, has admitted to getting things a bit wrong recently, after ordering changes to staffing rotas and shift patterns that left some Apple Stores undermanned and employees demoralised and in fear for their jobs. Read More >>

Apple Had an Official In-House “F**kchop” Staff Position

A long-time Apple employee had the honour of being abused by Steve Jobs in a rather amusing and graphic style, with the rude nickname eventually being approved for use on the chap's official Apple business cards. Read More >>