Exclusive: U.S. agency probes Facebook for ‘systemic’ racial bias in hiring, promotions

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A 3D-printed Facebook logo is seen placed on a keyboard in this illustration By Paresh Dave (Reuters) – A U.S. agency investigating Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:) for racial bias in hiring and promotions has designated the probe as “systemic,” attorneys for three job applicants and a manager who claim the company discriminated […]

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Exclusive: Chipotle, fast food brands set for new wave of hiring

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Chipotle Mexican Grill is seen at the Chipotle Next Kitchen in Manhattan By Hilary Russ NEW YORK (Reuters) – Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc (NYSE:) wants to hire another 10,000 employees in coming months as its sales rebound, an official said, one of several big restaurant chains looking to […]

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UK employers have turned positive about hiring, investment for the first time since February

Reuters info on the Recruitment & Employment Confederation’s measure of employers’ confidence in hiring and investing rose to a net level of +4 in the first half of July up from -9 in June “Even at times like these, there are always opportunities out there for jobseekers,” REC chief executive Neil Carberry said. “But businesses […]

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Blackrock to freeze global hiring for a few weeks: source

© Reuters. LONDON (Reuters) – Blackrock (N:), the world’s largest asset manager, will freeze global hiring for a few weeks, according to a source familiar with the situation. As the deadly coronavirus swept across the global economy, killing thousands of people, companies have slashed their investment plans, withdrawn financial outlook and even laid off employees […]

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