Sunday, February 18, 2018

Yes, the robots are taking U.S. jobs, new study says

For every robot per thousand workers, about six workers lost their jobs, according to a study by the National Bureau of Economic Research. Source

H-1B visa immigration program erodes wages, curbs hiring: study

The H-1B visa immigration program has undermined wages and eroded job growth -- yet bolstered corporate profits -- according to a new report by a closely watched research group of economists. Source

Top jobs survey: San Francisco hot, San Jose so-so, tech well-represented

San Francisco is one of the hottest markets in the nation for top-paying jobs, while the San Jose area is lukewarm, according to a Glassdoor survey released Wednesday. Source

Disney, Facebook, Twitter, Google give tough job interview questions, Glassdoor says

The 27 toughest job interview questions that job applicants encountered last year came from Google, Facebook and others, according to jobs website Glassdoor. Source

New reforms proposed for H-1B visas — will they harm Silicon Valley?

A Southern California congressman has introduced legislation aimed at reforming the H-1B visa for high-skilled foreign workers, but a Bay Area congresswoman warned Thursday the bill could harm... Source