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The 15 most in-demand jobs in 2021 and the salary ranges you should expect for each one, according to LinkedIn

LinkedIn saw an increase in digital creators during 2020 in its latest report. Indypendenz/Shutterstock To find the most in-demand jobs as we start a new year, LinkedIn examined its hiring data to find what kinds of occupations saw the most growth from April to October 2020 compared to 2019. According to the report, many of these jobs saw an increase in response to the pandemic. For instance, LinkedIn saw employment growth for nurses and in e-commerce in 2020, since more people were needed...
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Wayfair boosted its minimum wage to $15 an hour for all employees

Wayfair has boosted pay to at least $15 per hour. Suzanne Kreiter/The Boston Globe via Getty Images Online furniture retailer Wayfair boosted its minimum wage to $15 per hour, a move that will benefit 40% of its employees. Wayfair shares rose more than 2% Wednesday, adding to their 7% rally so far in 2021. The company's stock has skyrocketed over the past year, as the pandemic prompted people hunkered down at home to turn to home improvement projects.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for...
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Amazon and Walmart are hiring hundreds of thousands of warehouse workers, as the invisible retail underclass form the 'backbone of our economy' this holiday season

Some stores are closing on Thanksgiving 2020, but people in warehouses will be working harder than ever. Yuqing Liu/Business Insider Warehouse employment is surging this holiday season, as e-commerce sales skyrocket during the pandemic.  The US added 146,700 warehouse and storage jobs from April to October, as companies like Amazon and Walmart scrambled to fulfill online shopping orders and prepare for the peak holiday season.  Some warehouse workers say that employers have not done enough...
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Inside the invisible retail underclass working through the holidays, as Walmart and Amazon's booming online sales turn warehouse workers into 'the backbone of our economy'

Some stores are closing on Thanksgiving 2020, but people in warehouses will be working harder than ever. Yuqing Liu/Business Insider Warehouse employment is surging this holiday season, as e-commerce sales skyrocket during the pandemic.  The US added 146,700 warehouse and storage jobs from April to October, as companies like Amazon and Walmart scrambled to fulfill online shopping orders and prepare for the peak holiday season.  Some warehouse workers say that employers have not done enough...
Tags: Amazon, California, US, America, Trends, Walmart, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Investigative journalism, Illinois, Smith, Sam, Warehouse, Boston Globe, Moody, Roberson, Charlotte North Carolina


Inside the invisible retail underclass working through the holidays, as booming online sales turn warehouse workers into 'the backbone of our economy'

Some stores are closing on Thanksgiving 2020, but people in warehouses will be working harder than ever. Yuqing Liu/Business Insider Warehouse employment is surging this holiday season, as e-commerce sales skyrocket during the pandemic.  The US added 146,700 warehouse and storage jobs from April to October, as companies like Amazon and Walmart scrambled to fulfill online shopping orders and prepare for the peak holiday season.  Some warehouse workers say that employers have not done enough...
Tags: Amazon, California, US, America, Trends, Walmart, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Investigative journalism, Illinois, Smith, Sam, Warehouse, Boston Globe, Moody, Roberson, Charlotte North Carolina


The rise and fall of Friendly's, which just filed for bankruptcy after 85 years in business

Friendly's restaurant. QualityHD/Shutterstock Friendly's, the fast-casual chain known for its ice cream and diner-style menu items, opened in 1935. Founded by brothers Prestley and Curtis Blake, Friendly's has gone through a number of ups and downs throughout the chain's lengthy history, from lawsuits to family feuds and two bankruptcy filings. At the chain's height, there were 850 Friendly's restaurants in the United States. Now, there are just 138 restaurants remaining. On November 2...
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3 billion people could struggle to get a COVID-19 vaccine because the world doesn't have enough fridges to store it

A refrigerator containing vaccines seen at the Kraft Center for Community Health in Boston on January 2, 2019. Suzanne Kreiter/The Boston Globe via Getty Images Three billion people may be denied a COVID-19 vaccine when it's here because a number of countries don't have sufficient cold storage facilities, the Associated Press reported. Most vaccines need to kept at between 2 and 8 degrees Celsius, but the vaccine candidates from Moderna and Pfizer need temperatures of minus 15 and minus 70...
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Walmart, Target, and Kohl's are slated to hire an estimated 240,000 employees this holiday season — many of which will be dedicated to fulfilling online orders

This holiday season, retailers are betting big on e-commerce. Suzanne Kreiter/The Boston Globe via Getty Images National retailers like Walmart, Target, and Kohl's are betting big on e-commerce this holiday season. Those three companies alone plan to hire an estimated 240,000 seasonal workers. Consumers in the US have increasingly come to rely on e-commerce during the coronavirus pandemic. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Walmart, Target, and Kohl's plan to hire a combin...
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7 Steps To Greatness

You're reading 7 Steps To Greatness, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. Be not afraid of greatness. Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and others have greatness thrust upon them”. William Shakespeare As a life coach, my clients often come to me and say, “I want to be great”! Then their follow up question comes shortly after, “how can I do that”? It took me some ti...
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Dear Hollywood, here are 5 female founders to showcase instead of Elizabeth Holmes

Joseph Flaherty Contributor Joe Flaherty is director of Content & Community at Founder Collective. More posts by this contributor Why the ‘end of the startup era’ could be great for entrepreneurs Invisible unicorns: 35 big companies that started with little or no money There’s a seemingly insatiable demand for Theranos content. John Carrerou’s best-selling book, Bad Blood has already inspired an HBO documentary, The Inventor, an...
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Teenagers Embrace JUUL, Saying It's Discreet Enough To Vape In Class

Teens say they like the JUUL e-cigarette because it's sleeker than other devices and teachers don't notice it. But researchers say teenagers who vape are more likely to move on to cigarettes.(Image credit: Suzanne Kreiter/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
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Meet The Women Of The U.S. House Of Representatives

The 435 members of the House of Representatives will have a big impact on your future.That's because those elected to serve in Congress are tasked with passing — and blocking — legislation that directly affects your day-to-day life. Given the stakes, doesn't it make sense for women to be a major part of that process?Thanks to the election, the number of women in the Senate will hit a record of 21 this year. But the number of women in the House went down, from 84 to 83.Due to this decrease, the ...
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Suzanne Kreiter/Globe STaff/file ObituaryBarbara Anderson was the voice of limited taxation in Mass.

Barbara Anderson, who as the longtime executive director of Citizens for Limited Taxation played a highly visible and influential role in Massachusetts politics for more than three decades, died Friday afternoon after a months-long battle with leukemia. She was 73 years old.
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