Pub named after Sherlock author has changed its name to ‘The J.K. Rowling’

January 13, 2018

Some of us would love to raise a glass to the literary legend that is J.K. Rowling. But, lucky drinkers in Edinburgh can do one better now, after The Conan Doyle pub changed its name to The J. K. Rowling.  SEE ALSO: J.K. Rowling just tweeted the sweetest reply to a struggling writer The pub’s original namesake Sherlock Holmes author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was born close to the pub’s…


This is how not to handle a complaint about misogynist behaviour

January 10, 2018

Heads up, companies: when a woman makes a complaint about the misogynist behaviour of a male employee, take her seriously.  Sadly, this isn’t what happened when a woman complained to a UK train company about the dismissive and patronising conduct of one of their train conductors. Instead, her complaint was met with a snarky and completely tone deaf response.  SEE ALSO: Watch 11-year-old Meghan Markle protesting a sexist ad on…


There are some amazing deals happening for Green Monday

December 13, 2017

Get tons of lots on Amazon Device and more . Image: techbargains Just to let you know, if you buy something peculiarity now, Mashable might deserve an affiliate commission. If you’re scratching your honcho about the term “Green Monday” you’re not alone. It’s unquestionably a situation, though, and with two weeks left ’til Christmas your shopping eras are numbered. SEE ALSO: Green Monday is apparently a occasion and these are…


Here’s all the deals you should check out at Best Buy on Black Friday

November 9, 2017

Read up on the transactions now to propose your Black Friday adventures . Image: Getty Images Best Buy might not have the same prestige as e-retailers like Amazon, but the brick and mortar holdout still creates the bargains when it comes duration for the most difficult shopping occurrence of the year: Black Friday. The retailer really liberated its 2017 Black Friday sales ad weeks ahead of the annual consumerist outburst,…


Are robots coming for your job? Yes, but there’s reason to be optimistic.

October 27, 2017

Image: Getty Images/Westend61 We’ve all heard that the robots are coming to take our jobs—especially considering the imagined futures in movies like “I, Robot” and TV shows like “Westworld” and “Humans.” While that’s not entirely true—life does not imitate art in this instance—automation will dramatically change the job landscape. To navigate this unfamiliar terrain, the workers of the future will need to adapt to remain valuable. The state of automation…


Woman seeks career advice on the tech industry, gets the sleaziest reply

September 4, 2017

It’s a sad state of affairs when a woman reaches out for career advice from an industry influencer, and instead finds herself on the receiving end of inappropriate messages. When 18-year-old Lydia Jones contacted a male entrepreneur for career advice, the conversation quickly took a handbrake turn into creepy territory. SEE ALSO: Yes, that controversial Google diversity rant matters. Like, really matters. Jones’ says she wanted a steer on entering…


The 20 most competitive jobs that pay over $100,000

July 22, 2017

Raking in the big bucks.Image: Shutterstock / LightField Studios For these jobs, the competition is fierce. The jobs site Glassdoor has a rundown of the top 20 jobs that earn over $100,000and face stiff competition. These aren’t all technical roles that have to pay big money to attract limited top talent. Instead, these jobs span industries. And they all have plenty of applicants. All the jobs on the list got…


Learn to code on the cheap with these online courses

July 21, 2017

Image: pixabay Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. If you’ve found yourself in a career rut, the best choice may just be to start from scratch and learn to code no matter how many years of job experience you may have. Theres so much new and evolving technology out there, and not enough people to run it. Plus, it’s…


5 lessons to reinvent your career path

July 18, 2017

Image: pixabay/greekfood-tamystika Dom Prescod came to the U.S. from his native Trinidad with dreams of working in the tech field. Hed been teaching himself how to code, but it was quickly becoming an exhausting and frustrating experience. The chances of getting a career through self-taught means was bleak, he says. So he turned to General Assembly, a tech skills boot camp with locations all over the world, as a way…


How I transitioned into the freelance economy

June 21, 2017

Image: Vasylyna Halun/ shutterstock Five years ago, I was one year into a salary writing undertaking at a indulgence fad label when it punched me: I was being grossly overpaid. You read right. I was overpaid. As a scribe. In fashion. You can imagine my boss appearance whenat our monthly recollect I paraded into its term of office, diligently listed out my responsibilitiesand informed him that I was being overpaid….