Whether because of a prominent fictional character with a very fictional version of your career or just because of a lack of visibility, there’s a lot of things we think we know about individual jobs that are just plain wrong. Today, we get the real story.
My days are filled with emails, pings, and notifications. So much so that I forgot what it was like to be away from all of the distractions of technology I’ve grown accustomed to. Here are some lessons I learned—or relearned—spending a week away from it all, and how you can incorporate them in your own life.
Just how do you get a job revealing the unseen beauty of science? Here, animator Drew Berry whose stunning visualizations of the inner workings of cells have been displayed everywhere from scientific journals to the MOMA, explains his own path into the field.
You graduated from middle school and found your way to a desk job, but that doesn't mean you have to leave rubber-band-powered projectile launchers behind. YouTube's mist8k is here to show us how to build three weapons of mass distraction, using stuff you've already got at your desk. Now (goofing off at) work can be…
Last year's Harman Kardon CL headphones were absolute knockouts: A beautiful minimal design plus nearly perfectly clear sound, all for the totally reasonable list price of $200. With the new SoHo headphones, HK hopes to revise that success in a more portable package, while retaining the sound that made them a smash…
Apple has posted on their jobs pages a job opening at Cupertino for a Connector Design Engineer, which only strengthens the growing speculation that the 30-prong dock connector we've all grown accustomed to is on its way out the door.
While self-confidence is definitely a route to job interview success, it's often suggested that outright arrogance and narcissism is a real turn-off for employers. But a new study suggests that's not the case: interview performance doesn't depend on how much the interviewer likes you in the slightest, but just how…
Britain's intelligence service, GCHQ, is recruiting. But it wants its newest spies to be tech-savvy, so it's inviting home-grown hackers to crack a puzzle on its new website in order to apply for a job.
Hi there, we're looking for some interns, in San Francisco.
Hi there, we're looking for some interns, in New York and San Francisco.
You don't have to simply be a fan of Apple products, you can actually help build them. The company has hundreds of job openings in everything from operations to HR to hardware and software engineering. It probably helps to have a friend at the company, but you can just cold apply for positions through Apple's site.
For whatever reasons, you believe that computer programming is the obvious career path for you. Before you pursue that dream job though, let's imagine how things would be after a few years.
We've heard that Apple's so secretive that it fires people just for mentioning product codenames, but Google might not be much more lenient either. Supposedly the search engine giant fires "an average of two people" per month for leaking secrets.
Many dream about a job which will allow them to work from home. After all, there's something appealing about the idea of not needing to put on pants to clock in. Unfortunately though, such a gig isn't without problems.
Hello, we're still looking for more awesome Gizmodo interns in New York City. Are you one?
It might not be the smartest way of giving a zero-weeks notice at work, but you've gotta give this guy some credit for doing extra work and making a custom Mac OS X app just for the purpose of quitting.
If this is indeed a real job offer packet from Apple, the guy who posted it might not be working at Apple after all. I don't know—call it a hunch.
Hey guys, just a reminder that applications to be our New Year NYC intern are due tonight by 11:59PM EST. Here's what you need to know and what we want out of you:
Hey guys, just a reminder that applications to be our NYC intern are due by 11:59PM EST Dec. 31. Here's what you need to know and what we want out of you: