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Four ‘dream jobs’ for people who love to travel

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Many people occasionally travel for work. But for some, travel is at the heart of their jobs. CNBC Travel spoke with people from four industries about occupations where working from home — or an office for that matter — isn’t......

As college enrollment tanks, there’s a growing push to celebrate students going into skilled trades

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Michael Martinez wanted to be an airline pilot. But as he got older, Martinez, now 18, decided to follow in his father’s footsteps and become a professional welder instead. In fact, the senior at Brazoswood High School in Clute, Texas,......

Recession is ‘likely,’ former SEC chief economist says. Here’s his advice for how to prepare

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Larry Harris Source: Larry Harris To tame the recent inflationary spike, the Federal Reserve signaled it will continue to raise interest rates. When rates are high, consumers get a better return on the money they stash in a bank account......

Here’s what to consider before staring a side hustle

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Side hustles have become an increasingly popular way to boost income. But are they necessary to reach financial freedom? “The answer is no,” said Gorick Ng, author of “The Unspoken Rules,” adding that there are plenty of people who don’t......

Amazon accused of discrimination against pregnant and disabled workers in New York

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Staff make their way around the aisles collecting items before sending them to the on-site dispatch hall to be packaged inside one of Britain’s largest Amazon warehouses in Dunfermline, Fife. Jane Barlow | PA Images | Getty Images New York......

Garage-door maker employees get cash reward in takeover as private equity tests ownership model

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here In the otherwise-sleepy town of Arthur, Illinois, this week brought a life-changing surprise for hundreds of workers at locally based garage-door maker, C.H.I. Overhead Doors.   C.H.I.’s private equity owner, KKR, is selling the company to steel manufacturer Nucor in a......

Google opens new ‘Bay View’ campus that was designed for worker flexibility — here’s what it looks like

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Google executives Michelle Kaufmann and Asim Tahir said the company wanted to design high ceilings, plants and natural light to give the illusion of working outdoors. Jennifer Elias  Google this week is opening its newest campus in Mountain View, California......

‘Unretiring’? Here’s how to handle your Medicare coverage if you return to the workforce

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Blackcat | E+ | Getty Images Retirees on Medicare who are heading back to the workforce may discover they have choices when it comes to their health-care coverage. That is, depending on the size of your new employer, you might......

White House hits back at Amazon’s Bezos after Biden inflation spat

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos speaks during the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow, Scotland, Britain, November 2, 2021. Paul Ellis | Reuters The White House on Monday hit back at Amazon founder Jeff Bezos after he took a swipe......

Post-pandemic, four years of college steadily loses its appeal

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Xander Miller, 18, will graduate from Hastings High School in Hastings, Minnesota, this June, and he has big plans for his future. Rather than attend Minnesota State or get a liberal arts degree like his older brother, Miller is enrolled......

Negotiating a job offer works: 85% of Americans who counteroffered were successful. Here’s how to do it

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Steve Debenport | E+ | Getty Images When it comes to negotiating a job offer, if you don’t ask — you won’t receive. It turns out many don’t ask, according to a survey from Fidelity Investments. Some 58% of Americans......

Education is important, ‘but the money does not seem to add up,’ says UNESCO

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The amount spent on financing education doesn’t match the view that education is important, said Priyadarshani Joshi, a research officer on UNESCO’s Global Education Monitoring Report team. Nobody would argue that education isn’t important, “but the money does not seem......

The vicious cycle of burnout is leading Americans to quit in droves

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Pay isn’t the only thing leading people to quit in droves. While 63% of recent quitters say money was a top concern, 53% cited family and personal obligations as reasons why they left an old employer, according to a new......

Recruiters decide if you’ll be a good hire within seconds—these 4 things will help you stand out

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A year into the Great Resignation, the fight to hire workers is as competitive as ever. Some recruiters have thrown out big pay raises, signing bonuses, incredible perks and gone to the extreme to close new job offers as quickly......

Women are doing more thankless tasks at work — here’s how to help fix the problem

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Morsa Images | Stone | Getty Images Lise Vesterlund felt she was “spread too thin” at work, but it was only when the economist started discussing it with friends that she realized the source of the problem — “non-promotable tasks.”......

Employees everywhere are organizing. Here’s why it’s happening now

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Senator Bernie Sanders, an Independent from Vermont, left, speaks next to Christian Smalls, founder of the Amazon Labor Union (ALU), during an ALU rally in the Staten Island borough of New York, U.S., on Sunday, April 24, 2022. Victor J.......

Google is raising pay, revamping employee reviews, documents show

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Sundar Pichai, Google CEO David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Google is overhauling its performance evaluation process, implementing changes that will result in increased salaries, as the company tries to ease tension between employees and leadership on the......

Here’s where the jobs are — in one chart

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Zoom In IconArrows pointing outwards Strong hiring in the manufacturing, transportation and warehousing and health-care sectors during April helped the U.S. economy notch its 12th straight month of job gains of 400,000 or more. The U.S. economy added 428,000 jobs......

Starbucks criticizes Biden’s visit with union leaders, requests White House meeting

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here US President Joe Biden delivers remarks on economic growth, jobs, and deficit reduction in the Roosevelt Room on Wednesday May 4, 2022. Demetrius Freeman | The Washington Post | Getty Images Starbucks is asking the White House for a meeting......

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