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Robots interviewing graduates for jobs as students practice how to impress AI…

“But this kind of preparation could soon become a thing of the past, as prestigious city graduate schemes – including Goldman Sachs and Unilever – are increasingly using robots to conduct interviews” writes Education Editor for telegraph.co.uk. Derek Walker, who used to run the graduate recruitment at Meryll Lynch and Barclays bank, said that most big firms have been using automated online tests for the past decade. Source: telegraph.co.uk Share This:

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AngelList Reports Doubling of Crypto Jobs Since New Year

“AngelList, a website for startups offering vacancies to job seekers and investment opportunities for angel investors, reported that the number of crypto job openings has doubled in the past three months, according to their weekly newsletter published Thursday, April 19” reports cointelegraph.com. In their newsletter, AngelList lists three companies hiring in the field of “Decentralized Finance,” three in “Security Hardware,” and three in “Decentralized Internet.” Last December, Cointelegraph wrote about the various new kinds of job opportunities in crypto in 2018, including in development, law, and design.The newsletter also mentions…

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Construction jobs abound in South Florida as unemployment declines

“But all three counties in South Florida added jobs” writes Marcia Heroux Pounds for sun-sentinel.com. Meanwhile, construction jobs are still booming in South Florida, with all three counties adding more than 10,000 jobs in March over the year. “Good, solid economic conditions and population growth are leading to growth in residential construction,” said Gus Faucher, chief economist for PNC Bank.Palm Beach County added 5,453 jobs, an increase of 0.7 percent over the year. Source: sun-sentinel.com Share This:

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Qualcomm cutting 1,500 jobs at its California offices

“(Reuters) – Chipmaker Qualcomm Inc is cutting 1,500 jobs across multiple divisions at its offices in California, as part of its promise to investors to cut annual costs by $1 billion” writes Midwest Communications Inc for 95kqds.com. The company, which has about 33,800 employees as of Sept.24, informed about its job cut plans in California in a regulatory notice that was filed with the state on April 18.Qualcomm said it plans to cut 1,231 jobs in its San Diego office and 269 from its San Jose and Santa Clara offices…

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The typical Amazon employee makes less than you think

“Amazon (AMZN) disclosed in a filing Wednesday that the median pay for its employees was just $28,446 in 2017” writes Seth Fiegerman for cnn.com. Jeff Bezos, Amazon’s CEO and the world’s richest man, received a total compensation of about $1.68 million last year — or 59 times the median Amazon employee compensation.Put another way: half of Amazon’s employees earned less than that amount. Source: cnn.com Share This:

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Qualcomm is slashing about 1,500 jobs in California to cut costs

“Qualcomm has started cutting jobs in California, with aims to let go of around 1,500 people to meet a $1 billion savings commitment the company made to investors, reports Bloomberg” writes Apr Edt for theverge.com. Qualcomm cut thousands of jobs in 2015 and has struggled with falling sales over the past few years.The job cuts are concentrated in California, but layoffs will also occur at other locations.It also requires the company to give affected employees 60 days notice that they will be let go.Qualcomm will offer severance payments to those…

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The real downside of making more money, according to a new study

“People who report making a higher income tend to face higher levels of stress at work and don’t necessarily experience higher job satisfaction, according to career platform LinkedIn” writes Zameena Mejia for cnbc.com. Even millionaires will tell you that making more money does not necessarily lead to a happier life and certainly not a stress-free one.While a third of Americans say they are constantly stressed about their finances, new data finds that making more money can actually do harm as well as good.Although millennials report the least amount of stress…

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Republicans realize they can’t count on Trump to sell the tax law to voters — and to keep their jobs

“Vice President Mike Pence has stayed focused on the tax law, campaigning for it during a series of town hall events” writes Ap Photo Alex for washingtonexaminer.com. On key issues such as affordable healthcare and the tax bill, House Republicans are losing the debate,” said Tyler Law, spokesman for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee.Senior Republicans are declining to publicly finger Trump for the heralded tax overhaul’s sagging approval ratings.President Trump is undermining voter support for the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act with erratic messaging after it was gaining popularity, alarming…

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GOP alarmed by tax law’s falling poll numbers, privately blame Trump

“Vice President Mike Pence has stayed focused on the tax law, campaigning for it during a series of town hall events” writes Ap Photo Alex for washingtonexaminer.com. On key issues such as affordable healthcare and the tax bill, House Republicans are losing the debate,” said Tyler Law, spokesman for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee.Senior Republicans are declining to publicly finger Trump for the heralded tax overhaul’s sagging approval ratings.Privately, Republicans complain that the president’s sudden shift to tariffs, with threats of trade wars, distracted from the positive impacts of $1.3…

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