Technology is hailed as a powerful engine of job creation, but things may not be as rosy as we like to think. It creates opportunities for new businesses, but there is also evidence that tech destroys jobs and the industry is beset by layoffs.
After Facebook’s botched initial public offering, observers feared that Silicon Valley would plunge into a downturn. But in June, the Bay Area job market came back in a big way, adding 16,900 jobs.
Guest Post Technology entrepreneurs love to talk about disruption while simultaneously touting themselves as job creators, but the two roles are often contradictory.
Facebook is partnering with the Department of Labor and other government agencies to help unemployed Americans get back to work, the company announced today in Washington, D.C.