Remember When CEO Used To Stand For Chief Electricity Officer?

Labor markets, and the jobs within them, are constantly re-inventing themselves. And sometimes they leave behind curious relics, including the period of time when companies were hiring Chief Electricity Officers. » 4/11/14 4:20pm 4/11/14 4:20pm

Here are the fifteen professions that drink the most coffee. Guess…

In 2011, Dunkin' Donuts teamed up with CareerBuilder to shed some light on U.S. coffee consumption in the workplace. After polling 4,700 American workers, they concluded that "some professionals need coffee more than others." » 10/02/12 9:10am 10/02/12 9:10am

The London Olympics will force some employees to sleep in space pods

Is this the future of office work? In order to keep employees out of traffic during the London Olympics, one London company is asking employees to sleep in space pods to keep business running during the games. » 4/22/12 9:00am 4/22/12 9:00am

Will manufacturing automation finally eliminate the need for any human…

Here are some sobering statistics to mull over on the day after Labor Day: according to, U.S. manufacturers have cut nearly 5 million manufacturing jobs (about 33%) since 2001, "yet the value of manufactured goods rose 27 percent, and U.S. exports reached their highest level in 20 years." Will… » 9/06/11 3:30pm 9/06/11 3:30pm

The problem isn't a lack of scientists, it's a lack of jobs

For would-be scientists pursuing postgraduate degrees, the lack of jobs within academia is disheartening. This reality stands in stark contrast to the narrative that America's perpetually falling behind in the science game. This excellent essay at Miller-McCune dissects this misconception. » 6/14/10 5:00pm 6/14/10 5:00pm

Impress Kick-Ass' Mark Millar And Win A New Job

Looking to break into the comic biz? Kick-Ass scribe Mark Millar is looking for one-page scifi comic stories to accompany his upcoming project. » 4/21/10 9:00am 4/21/10 9:00am

Wiccan Needed For 50K Salaried Job, Cave Dwelling Included

While the economy remains crap, the Wiccan economy is booming. Past Doctor Who location Wookey Hole has a job offer you can't refuse. They need to replace their cave witch, and are offering a whopping 50K salary. Job requirements include cackling and everyday hag business. [BBC] » 7/20/09 9:30am 7/20/09 9:30am

Want to Work for io9?

io9 is looking to fill two positions starting in February: Intern and Graphic Designer. We've gotten a lot of your resumes for writing jobs, but right now we're ONLY looking for an intern and a graphic designer, so please don't send your resume in unless you are interested in one of the jobs we actually have… » 1/29/08 8:40am 1/29/08 8:40am