Darjeelin Wants To Help You Get A Cheaper Flight By Employing The Crowd To Do Your ‘Flight Hacking’ For You
Darjeelin has launched with what it's calling a human-powered flight search engine. In an interesting employment of the crowd, through contest form, experts are tasked with going off and finding the cheapest flights on a bespoke basis for users who pay a small fee in return. A process referred to by the French startup as 'flight hacking', as those in the know -- frequent flyers, experienced travellers, professional travel agents -- use their expertise to source and manipulate the best online offers.
Young and Educated in France Find Employment Elusive
Despite solid credentials, college graduates cannot find permanent jobs that gets them on the path to the taxpaying, property-owning French ideal that was once the norm.
French Telco SFR Cuts Up To 2,000 Jobs Following Free Mobile Entry Into The Market
As the telecom company Free disrupted the mobile landscape in France, employment and investment are at risk in that industry. Vivendi-owned SFR is one of the first to suffer from the ever increasing competition and the union Force Ouvrière announced that SFR is planning 1,500 to 2,000 job cuts.