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Following previous brutal heat waves in the Southwest and the East, folks in northern California and western portions of Oregon and Washington will see blistering, potentially record-breaking heat starting today. The intense heat will threaten people’s health, potentially cause power blackouts and be conducive wildfires. Portland will likely hit its all-time record high temperature of 107 degrees today.
Get your resumes ready, Amazon is hiring-Amazon is hosting a job fair at 10 shipping sites across the country as part of a company-wide initiative to fill more than 50,000 U.S. positions. Job seekers can tour the warehouses, apply on-site, and potentially receive a job offer on the spot. Amazon had announced it wanted to hire 100,000 full-time employees in the next 18 months.
A Wisconsin company is offering to microchip its employees, enabling them to open doors, log onto their computers and purchase break room snacks with a simple swipe of the hand.