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Lyft’s Jobs Access Program provides rides to low-income riders in over 35 markets

In March, hot on the heels of its initial public offering, Lyft announced City Works, a $50 million program seeking to strengthen the company’s civic engagement in the places its drivers live and work. Building on this and subsequent offshoot efforts, the ride-sharing startup this morning launched the Jobs Access Program, an initiative intended to […]

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Uber Pet launches so you know Fido can ride with you

Uber is piloting a new feature in the U.S. that allows riders to request a driver that has pre-agreed to accept pets. Uber’s existing pet policy requires drivers to accept service dogs only — that is, dogs trained to help someone with a disability, such as visual impairment. Aside from that, it’s left to the […]

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Uber’s push into on-demand recruitment is a natural progression for the gig economy

It had been rumored for a while, but Uber officially confirmed today that it is expanding beyond on-demand transport and into on-demand staffing for the recruitment industry. The move represents a natural evolution both for Uber and the modern day workforce, which has pushed steadily toward temporary, part-time, and shift-based employment. The Financial Times first […]

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Uber receives 2-month reprieve in battle to regain London license

(Reuters) – Uber on Tuesday received only a two-month London operating license, failing to secure a maximum five-year term in a battle with the regulator which has previously stripped the app of its right to take rides. Transport for London (TfL) rejected the Silicon Valley company’s license renewal request in 2017 due to failings it […]

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Glassdoor: 10 of the 25 highest-paying U.S. jobs for 2019 are in tech

Career website Glassdoor today released its 2019 report on the “Highest Paying Jobs in America.” Out of the top 25 U.S. jobs listed, 10 were in tech — three fewer than last year, but as always, more than in any other industry (health care was next in line, with six jobs). Glassdoor’s list is ordered […]

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Seen by Indeed helps tech workers figure out their best job opportunities

Indeed.com is launching a new platform, Seen by Indeed, to help tech workers evaluate their skills and find interesting career opportunities. Tech workers are in demand, but it isn’t easy for job seekers to figure out which jobs are right for them. Tech recruiting is 65% more competitive than other fields, according to recruiters. And […]

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How Uber and Lyft got lost

Uber and Lyft may have a long-term vision to transform the face of transportation. However, it’s clear that the firms have a key problem: their short-term mindset when it comes to implementing this vision. Last month, Uber drivers in California staged protests demanding better workers’ rights. Last week, the Teamsters protested drivers’ ‘gig worker’ status. […]

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Incredible Health raises $15 million to match nurses with hospital jobs

Incredible Health, a health care hiring platform provider headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area, today announced that it’s raised $15 million in series A funding led by Andreessen Horowitz, with participation from NFX, Obvious Ventures, Precursor Ventures, Gingerbread Capital, Obvious Ventures, and NFX. Several individual backers also contributed, including Matt Mickiewicz (founder of Hired), […]

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Uber Freight HQ opens in Chicago

Uber announced in March that it would hire hundreds of Chicago-area Uber Freight workers ahead of plans to lease additional city office space, and this morning the ride-hailing giant revealed its long-term vision for the newly christened Uber Freight HQ. Uber said it has signed a 10-year lease on the Old Main Post Office in […]

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Google’s next antitrust headache could be its AI-driven job search

Google has hailed the power of artificial intelligence and machine learning to bring greater efficiencies to job hunting. But the tools the company has created have put it in the crosshairs of rival job sites, who are accusing the search giant of antitrust abuses. According to Reuters, a coalition of job sites has sent a […]

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Hiring global tech talent brings benefits beyond growth

Presented by Velocity Global When it comes to finding qualified talent, borders hold less sway than ever — and decision-makers know this. Ask just about any leader in the tech space looking to grow their global presence and they’ll say that the right talent for the job is often overseas, not in their domestic market. […]

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Built In raises $22 million to connect job seekers with employers

Built In, a startup fostering tech talent pools in cities around the U.S., today announced that it has recently closed a $22 million series C funding round led by Updata Partners. The fresh capital, a portion of which was contributed by existing investors, including Math Venture Partners, brings the company’s total raised to around $30 […]

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Uber expands Pro perks globally, but drivers would probably prefer better pay

Uber is bringing its driver-focused Uber Pro service to international markets, following a series of pilot programs. The San Francisco-based company unveiled Uber Pro back in November as part of a broader charm offensive to regain public support ahead of its IPO. For the U.S. launch, Uber Pro offered drivers benefits based on their ratings […]

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Indeed: AI job-posting rate slows and interest dips

Artificial intelligence jobs have been hot in Silicon Valley and elsewhere, with a machine-learning engineer getting an average salary of $142,858 a year. But the job-posting growth for AI jobs has slowed, and interest in these jobs is also dipping, according to a study by job site Indeed. AI job postings on Indeed rose 29.1% […]

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Uber pilots ‘simulated trips’ to build drivers’ confidence, relaunches auto-accept for rides, and more

Uber is (re)introducing a handful of new features to its driver app today as part of a pilot, as the ride-hailing giant looks to lure more drivers onto the platform — and make them stay. First up, a new “simulated trip” pilot inside the driver’s app will allow them to experience a dummy run of […]

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Lyft begins piloting discounts for late-shift employees in Nashville

In an effort to better accommodate bar and restaurant employees who work late nights, Lyft will soon begin piloting a new program — the Late Night Employee program — in downtown Nashville, Tennessee. Starting June 11, eligible employees who work at businesses open past midnight at The District, a historic Nashville neighborhood along the Cumberland […]

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Foreigners are still interested in U.S. tech jobs despite volatile politics

Global interest in technology jobs in the United States is holding steady, despite the volatile political situation related to immigration, according to an analysis by job site Indeed. But interest has declined in India, which has historically been the largest source of foreign clicks on U.S. tech job listings. That’s the latest interesting data that […]

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