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Hackett’s Axe Falls in Earnest As Ford Announces 7,000 Salaried Cuts

The steep white-collar job cuts that simmered on Ford’s back burner for a year have come into clear focus. In a letter to employees on Monday, CEO Jim Hackett announced the elimination of 7,000 salaried positions — some 10 percent of the automaker’s global workforce. The move, part of Ford’s $11 billion restructuring plan, also […]

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LinkedIn refresh includes skills assessment tests, new referral tools

LinkedIn, which with over 20 million listings is the world’s largest job marketplace, will soon roll out changes aimed at making it easier for recruiters to spot qualified candidates and for job seekers to stand out from the crowd. The company detailed a few of the upcoming improvements — some of which were previewed in […]

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Long Walks Were the Antidote to My Fear of Failure

Photo by Phil Chang. This Is Fine. is a weekly newsletter about the highly personal tactics people use to make the world feel less harrowing. In this edition, Judnick Mayard writes about how doing the unthinkable—taking long walks around Los Angeles—helped her feel at home in the world. Sign up here to receive a new […]

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The top 9 companies with the most AR/VR job postings

New data from job site Indeed shows that the share of job postings per million for augmented reality and virtual reality increased by 21.86% in 2018. To find out which companies have been hiring most for these roles, Indeed analyzed data from its job site and came up with a list of the companies with […]

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Shrinking F-150 V8 Demand Prompts Shift Cut at Ford Engine Plant

<img data-attachment-id="1642590" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/2018-ford-f150-white-two-tone-e1556889113941.jpg" data-orig-size="2000,1335" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"18","credit":"","camera":"NIKON D810","caption":"2018 Ford F-150 Media Drive","created_timestamp":"1502424000","copyright":", ,","focal_length":"102","iso":"1600","shutter_speed":"0.003125","title":"2018 Ford F-150 Media Drive","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="2018 Ford F-150 White Two Tone" data-image-description=" Image: Ford ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/2018-ford-f150-white-two-tone-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/2018-ford-f150-white-two-tone-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1642590 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/2018-ford-f150-white-two-tone-610×407.jpg” alt=”2018 Ford F-150 White Two Tone – Image: Ford” width=”610″ height=”407″> Americans love their Ford F-150s, but buyers are increasingly opting for […]

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Tennessee Governor to Volkswagen Employees: Please, Do Not Unionize

<img data-attachment-id="1672418" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/Volkswagen_Chattanooga_Commemorates_700000th_Passat_Build__with_Limited_Edition_GT_Model-Medium-8254-e1556735057221.jpg" data-orig-size="3167,1855" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="Volkswagen_Chattanooga_Commemorates_700000th_Passat_Build__with_Limited_Edition_GT_Model-Medium-8254" data-image-description=" vw ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/Volkswagen_Chattanooga_Commemorates_700000th_Passat_Build__with_Limited_Edition_GT_Model-Medium-8254-e1556735057221-450×264.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/Volkswagen_Chattanooga_Commemorates_700000th_Passat_Build__with_Limited_Edition_GT_Model-Medium-8254-e1556735057221-610×357.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1672418″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/Volkswagen_Chattanooga_Commemorates_700000th_Passat_Build__with_Limited_Edition_GT_Model-Medium-8254-e1556735057221-610×357.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”357″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/Volkswagen_Chattanooga_Commemorates_700000th_Passat_Build__with_Limited_Edition_GT_Model-Medium-8254-e1556735057221-610×357.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/Volkswagen_Chattanooga_Commemorates_700000th_Passat_Build__with_Limited_Edition_GT_Model-Medium-8254-e1556735057221-75×44.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/Volkswagen_Chattanooga_Commemorates_700000th_Passat_Build__with_Limited_Edition_GT_Model-Medium-8254-e1556735057221-450×264.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/Volkswagen_Chattanooga_Commemorates_700000th_Passat_Build__with_Limited_Edition_GT_Model-Medium-8254-e1556735057221-768×450.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/Volkswagen_Chattanooga_Commemorates_700000th_Passat_Build__with_Limited_Edition_GT_Model-Medium-8254-e1556735057221-120×70.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Volkswagen’s singular U.S. plant has toyed with the idea of unionizing for the past five years. Chattanooga Operations, in Tennessee, initially seemed fine […]

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VentureBeat is looking for an edge reporter

VentureBeat is looking for a skilled technology writer who can cover the emerging, red-hot area of the “edge.” With AI bringing vast compute power to devices — whether those are phones, sensors, or robotic arms — data is increasingly being crunched at the edge. This beat covers the sub-themes of 5G, the cloud, memory/storage, and […]

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Report: Daimler Ready to Call It Quits With Renault-Nissan

<img data-attachment-id="1580596" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/2018-Mercedes-Benz-X-Class-off-road.jpg" data-orig-size="1400,933" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"8","credit":"Daimler AG","camera":"NIKON D3X","caption":"Mercedes-Benz X-Klasse \u2013 Exterieur, Beringwei\u00df metallic, Ausstattungslinie POWER \n\nMercedes-Benz X-Class \u2013 Exterior, bering white metallic, design and equipment line POWER","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"Daimler AG","focal_length":"135","iso":"100","shutter_speed":"0.002","title":"Mercedes-Benz X-Klasse \u2013 Power Exterieur","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="2018 Mercedes-Benz X-Class Power" data-image-description=" Image: Mercedes-Benz ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/2018-Mercedes-Benz-X-Class-off-road-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/2018-Mercedes-Benz-X-Class-off-road-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1580596 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/2018-Mercedes-Benz-X-Class-off-road-610×407.jpg” alt=”2018 Mercedes-Benz X-Class Power – Image: Mercedes-Benz” width=”610″ […]

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Triplebyte raises $35 million to match engineers with employers

Nontraditional educations and career paths shouldn’t disqualify computer scientists from well-paying jobs, so long as they have the right skills. That’s the seed of an idea which spawned Triplebyte, a San Francisco startup that uses coding quizzes and machine learning to match would-be employees with open jobs. After a year in which revenue grew three […]

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Musk Picks Up the Axe Again, Cuts Sales Staff in Major U.S. Markets

<img data-attachment-id="1534969" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/TeslaStoryModelX-1b.jpg" data-orig-size="2880,1920" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="tesla model x" data-image-description=" Image: Tesla Motors ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/TeslaStoryModelX-1b-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/TeslaStoryModelX-1b-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1534969 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/TeslaStoryModelX-1b-610×407.jpg” alt=”tesla model x, Image: Tesla Motors” width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/TeslaStoryModelX-1b-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/TeslaStoryModelX-1b-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/TeslaStoryModelX-1b-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/TeslaStoryModelX-1b-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/TeslaStoryModelX-1b-120×80.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> The torturous wait to learn if Tesla’s job cuts would come to […]

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Close to 10% of U.K. jobs at risk from automation, but it’s not all bad news

Close to 10 percent of the U.K.’s workforce — about 1.5 million workers — occupy jobs that are at “high risk” of automation. That’s according to a study today published by the U.K.’s Office for National Statistics (ONS), which found that of the 19.9 million people the department surveyed in 2017, approximately 7.4 percent could […]

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Opioid Addiction to Be Part of UAW Contract Negotiations

<img data-attachment-id="1642592" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/2018-Ford-F150-assembly-line.jpg" data-orig-size="1280,853" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="2018 Ford F150 assembly line" data-image-description=" Image: Ford ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/2018-Ford-F150-assembly-line-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/2018-Ford-F150-assembly-line-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1642592″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/2018-Ford-F150-assembly-line-610×407.jpg” alt=”2018 Ford F150 assembly line -Image: Ford” width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/2018-Ford-F150-assembly-line-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/2018-Ford-F150-assembly-line-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/2018-Ford-F150-assembly-line-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/2018-Ford-F150-assembly-line-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/2018-Ford-F150-assembly-line-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/2018-Ford-F150-assembly-line.jpg 1280w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Opioid addiction is on the rise in America […]

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President Trump Shares His Thoughts on GM … Again

<img data-attachment-id="920082" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/GM-Renaissance-Center.jpg" data-orig-size="627,417" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"4","credit":"GM","camera":"NIKON D3","caption":"The General Motors headquarters at the Renaissance Center in Detroit, Michigan following the close of trading on the new GM's first day as a public company Thursday, November 18, 2010. (Photo by Steve Fecht for General Motors)","created_timestamp":"1290100109","copyright":"\u00a9 2010 Steve Fecht\/General Motors. This image is protected by copyright but […]

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Toyota’s Trying to Remain Non-threatening in the U.S.

<img data-attachment-id="1647890" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/20180323_01_10_s.jpg" data-orig-size="1920,1358" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="toyota logo badge corolla hatchback" data-image-description=" Toyota ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/20180323_01_10_s-450×318.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/20180323_01_10_s-610×431.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1647890″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/20180323_01_10_s-610×431.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”431″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/20180323_01_10_s-610×431.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/20180323_01_10_s-75×53.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/20180323_01_10_s-450×318.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/20180323_01_10_s-768×543.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/20180323_01_10_s-120×85.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> While the Trump administration is carefully considering whether or not imported vehicles qualify as a threat to […]

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Greener, but Leaner: It’s Volkswagen’s Turn to Cut Jobs

<img data-attachment-id="1656306" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/2020-Volkswagen-Passat-6.jpg" data-orig-size="980,600" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="2020 Volkswagen Passat 6" data-image-description=" vw ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/2020-Volkswagen-Passat-6-450×276.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/2020-Volkswagen-Passat-6-610×373.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1656306″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/2020-Volkswagen-Passat-6-610×373.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”373″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/2020-Volkswagen-Passat-6-610×373.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/2020-Volkswagen-Passat-6-75×46.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/2020-Volkswagen-Passat-6-450×276.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/2020-Volkswagen-Passat-6-768×470.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/2020-Volkswagen-Passat-6-120×73.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/2020-Volkswagen-Passat-6.jpg 980w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Volkswagen Group just announced a restructuring plan aimed at raising the company’s operating margin to 6 […]

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This Is the Year, Ford CEO Tells Employees

Of all the Big Three domestic automakers, Ford’s direction seems the most ambitious and confusing. Since taking the helm less than two years ago, CEO Jim Hackett has tried to articulate his vision for both the company and the country’s future roads, sometimes with head-scratching results. There’s no doubt that change is afoot. The company […]

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Uncertainty Reigns at Tesla Retail Stores

If Tesla doesn’t exist anywhere on your shopping list, it’s easy to ignore the turmoil surrounding the automaker. If Tesla’s your employer, however, the past few weeks have been a roller coaster ride. Retail employees, who, along with store managers and regional managers, learned of the automaker’s plan to divest itself of stores through media […]

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ZenSourcer raises $9 million for candidate recruitment platform, rebrands as Gem

You’d think technology would make finding the right job candidates easier than before, and it has to a degree. According to a report published by Clutch, 58 percent of hires say their last job search lasted two months or less. But things don’t always go that smoothly. According to CareerBuilder, close to half of all […]

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As It Sheds Employees, Tesla Promises a Faster Charge

Tesla, the upstart electric automaker who reminds your author of that person you knew in high school who existed in a perpetual cloud of drama, wants Tesla owners to juice up their cars in a hurry. Recharging times are one factor behind the slow adoption of EVs in North America (cost, range, and recharging availability […]

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