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Are You Self-Employed and Hating it Like 450,000 Others in the UK?

The supposedly relaxing life of the self-employed modern worker isn't working out well for some, with stats suggesting around 450,000 of the UK's newly self-employed population would rather have normal regular jobs. Jobs where someone else does the bloody taxes and fixes your computer. Read More >>

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What it's Like to Taste Frozen Food for a Living

Understandably, there is some point in life where getting paid to stuff your face with chips might sound like a desirable thing. For most people, this point quickly passes. A former professional frozen food taster tells all in a gross and engrossing interview at The Billfold. Read More >>

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Steve Wozniak Tells Us He Can't Pick an Actor to Play Him...Can You Help?

There are rumours that Christian Bale would play Steve Jobs in the good Jobs movie—written by Aaron Sorkin. But who can play the awesome Steve Wozniak? He's one of my personal heroes and I'm having a hard time imagining it. So I asked him about his opinion. Here's his reply: Read More >>

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Stephen Elop's New Microsoft Job is Xbox Division Boss

Nokia man Stephen Elop may have missed out on the big CEO job at Microsoft, but he has a pretty decent consolation prize -- he'll be taking control of the Devices and Studios team that manages the Xbox gaming brand and MS's entertainment ambitions. Read More >>

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Chromecast UK Launch Given Shot in the Arm by Job Listing

Expanded app support isn't the only bit of Chromecast news coming out of Google HQ. It seems the company is finally gearing up for an international launch, with Google on the hunt for an international product manager. Read More >>

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The Queen's Cleaner Only Barely Makes Minimum Wage

The UK's monarchy is advertising for a new travelling cleaner, although with a starting salary of just £14,400 for a 40-hour week you'd be better off down your local ASDA or staying at home pretending to be unemployable. Read More >>

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What Does It Take to Snag a Job as a Lego Designer?

The Wall Street Journal goes has gone behind the scenes at a very stressful job interview for the coolest job in the world: Designer at Lego world headquarters in Billund, Denmark. Read More >>

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Google Employees Take to Quora to Slag the Company Off

A mass of former and current Google employees are currently talking about the best and (mostly) worst things about working for the company, revealing that because it's such a popular workplace the smartest of tech graduates will do anything to work there. This generation's Alan Turings are kept busy checking YouTube policy violations. Read More >>

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Holographic Receptionists Installing Themselves Over Here, Taking Our Jobs

Local council staff are about to become even more robotic and unresponsive than usual, thanks to Brent council launching a new holographic receptionist. She's called Shanice and will point you in the right direction if you need the toilet, apparently. Read More >>

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LinkedIn Lowers Its Age Limit Because 13-Year-Olds Need a Social Network For Their Paper Rounds

This is a little, well, absurd. LinkedIn has dropped the age gate for access to its social network for business contacts to just 13. Obviously kids need yet another place to hang out and share job stories, get headhunted, and manage their CVs -- Facebook's just not cutting it anymore. Read More >>

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Jobs, Reviewed by Steve Wozniak

In response to our Jobs review, Apple cofounder Steve Wozniak weighed in with his own impressions of the movie — and how he and others were portrayed. What follows is Woz's unedited take on Jobs: Read More >>

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Jobs Movie Review: A Sadly Appropriate Metaphor

There isn't very much human about Jobs, Ashton Kutcher's Steve Jobs biopic. It's about Steve Jobs working more than it is about Steve Jobs' work. And that's probably about as unintentionally fitting a character portrait as you'll find — just not always an entertaining one. Read More >>

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This New TV Spot For Jobs Shows Ashton Kutcher Can Actually Act

By now we've seen the trailers and watched the behind-the-scenes clip and learned all about the method acting and all that, but what we haven't done is really figured out if Ashton Kutcher can really be Steve Jobs. Brace yourselves, folks: He's pretty good. Read More >>

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New Jobs Behind-the-Scenes Clip: Ashton Can Definitely Act Like Steve

Waiting for the new Jobs flick has been a rollercoaster of managed expectations for Apple fans. Is it going to suck? How can actor-bro Ashton Kutcher possibly play a legend? This latest clip has got me feeling more excited than ever about this tribute piece. Read More >>

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Of Course They Made an Instagram Trailer for Jobs

Here's one of those things you'd always think was a joke but turned out to be real — the filmmakers behind Ashton Kutcher Steve Jobs movie have made an Instagram trailer. Read More >>

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GTA V Might Actually Make It to the PC After All

After showing off some fantastic new gameplay yesterday, Rockstar posted a job advert in Leeds for a bod to "help bring our latest titles to the PC platform". If that doesn't scream GTA V for PC, I don't know what does. Read More >>

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