US allies are trying to stop former military pilots from helping China

US allies are trying to stop former military pilots from helping China

SYDNEY—Australia will review its rules aimed at discouraging former military personnel from aiding foreign adversaries as U.S. allies grow concerned that China has recruited Western pilots and benefited from their technical expertise. Australian Defense Minister Richard Marles said an investigation into whether former Australian personnel had provided training to China had raised concerns that warranted … Read more

The Contradictory Labor Market – WSJ

The Contradictory Labor Market – WSJ

Photo: BRIAN SNYDER/REUTERS The Labor Department reported Friday that the economy added 261,000 new jobs in October, beating Wall Street expectations. Upgrades for September added to evidence that the labor market is holding up despite rising interest rates. But hold the confetti. The labor market also showed the beginning of some cracks as the unemployment … Read more

For chip makers, the shift from scarcity to abundance is intensifying

For chip makers, the shift from scarcity to abundance is intensifying

The chip industry has swung hard from a demand for higher output to cost savings as it adjusts to a semiconductor downturn that has infected nearly every part of its business. Chip companies in recent weeks have instituted hiring freezes and layoffs, slashed investment plans, reduced factory output and warned investors of a sharp turnaround … Read more

Amazon halts hiring for corporate workforce

Amazon halts hiring for corporate workforce

Amazon.com Inc. AMZN -2.75% is halting hiring across the company’s workforce as the tech giant joins other companies in dealing with economic uncertainty. Beth Galetti, senior vice president of human experience and technology at Amazon, notified Amazon employees of the break in a letter Wednesday. “We expect to keep this pause in place for the … Read more

Lots of jobs still available on Main Street

Lots of jobs still available on Main Street

Nov. 3, 2022 at 8:35 ET Photo: Nam Y. Huh/Associated Press Demand for labor remains intense at American small businesses as owners continue to struggle to find willing and qualified applicants for their many open positions. This is according to the latest monthly employment survey from the National Federation of Independent Business, which will be … Read more

Google’s bottom line is now top of mind

Google’s bottom line is now top of mind

Despite reports of tech giants cutting back on hiring amid global economic woes, Google recruiters remained busy as the company added 12,765 employees to its roles in the third quarter. Photo: noah berger/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images Google is no stranger to expenses, but the company picked a bad time to stop watching its bills. Results for … Read more

Uncle Sam wants you for a military job that matters

Uncle Sam wants you for a military job that matters

An all-volunteer military has defended the United States for nearly 50 years. America’s soldiers, sailors, airmen, marines and guardians stand shoulder to shoulder with allies and partners to defeat tyranny, prevent war and defend the freedom that allows democracy and prosperity to thrive. As the United States refocuses on rising challenges from China and Russia, … Read more

CFOs change jobs, retire as companies face uncertainty

CFOs change jobs, retire as companies face uncertainty

A number of finance chiefs at some of the country’s biggest companies have left their jobs in recent weeks, an exodus that comes amid pressure that high inflation and the Covid-19 pandemic have had on corporate balance sheets and the economic outlook. Fall is often a period of increased CFO turnover because that’s when companies … Read more

Amazon will use Airbus cargo planes for the first time

Amazon will use Airbus cargo planes for the first time

Amazon.com Inc. AMZN 0.90% said it is hiring Hawaiian Airlines to fly its packages on 10 leased Airbus SE EADSY -0.77% jets around the US, and it will take a stake in the airline. The e-commerce giant has a fleet of more than 110 planes, mostly Boeing 767s that used to carry passengers but now … Read more

Amazon will use Airbus cargo planes for the first time

Amazon will use Airbus cargo planes for the first time

Amazon.com. Inc. said it is hiring Hawaiian Air HA -0.71% lines to fly its packages on 10 leased Airbus SE EADSY 0.29% jets around the US, reducing dependence on Boeing co. B.A 0.53% plane. The e-commerce giant has a fleet of more than 110 planes, mostly Boeing 767s that used to carry passengers but now … Read more