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    2021 MBA Employment: Plenty Of Jobs For Yale MBAs, But Median Pay Flattens

    Yale School of Management released employment data for its MBA program this month MBA job offers and acceptances were down across the board in 2020, and we don’t need to remind you why. However, while the jobs were harder to find, the ones that graduates did land paid well enough to allow B-schools to boast about the continued strong ROI of their programs. That was the case at Yale School of Management. Last year, in the depths of the pandemic, the Yale Class of 2020 made news with a major increase in total compensation, fueled by a big boost in median base pay — even as both job offers an acceptances…

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    10 jobs with the most remote work opportunities and how much they pay

    As some companies look to return to the office in 2022, others are expanding their remote work opportunities, responding to increased employee demand for flexibility during the pandemic.  New research from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, however, suggests that some industries are embracing remote work faster than others. While more than 60% of software developers and market research analysts are able to work from home, less than 1% of those in construction, health-care support or personal care service roles can do their jobs remotely. The BLS only included permanent remote work opportunities, not temporary arrangements made because of the pandemic, in their report. “If you have to interact with co-workers…

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    Some pay over $70,000 per year

    1. Customer care advocate Customer care advocates field customer requests and inquiries and ensure their needs are met. They advocate the customer’s case to higher-level executives and help them solve problems. Average national salary: $36,900, according to Salary.com 2. Human resources assistant Human resources assistants are responsible for many administrative tasks in the HR department, including scheduling appointments, conducting orientation for new hires, and keeping company employment information up to date. Average national salary: $41,800, according to Indeed 3. Sales development representative A sales development representative helps a company’s sales team generate and find leads by doing research on prospects in their industry and reaching out to potential clients. Average…

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    Education investments pay off, apprehension on gas stoves and federal stimulus dollars come to Nevada

    Behind the Bar is The Nevada Independent’s newsletter devoted to comprehensive and accessible coverage of the 2021 Legislature.  This week, the secretary of state says she still hasn’t found any examples of widespread voter fraud, apprehension is expressed by certain Democratic lawmakers on banning gas stoves and we have results from some high-profile K-12 education initiatives. Check this link to manage your newsletter subscriptions. The newsletter is published on Mondays and Thursdays. I want to hear from you! Questions, comments, observations, jokes, what you think we should be covering or paying attention to. Email me at [email protected] A mere 42 days ago, former President Donald Trump signed the $900 billion…

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    State orders Utah charter school to pay back $3 million in misspent special education funds

    Utah Board of Education approves amount, but American Preparatory Academy administrators say they’ll appeal. (Photo courtesy of American Preparatory Academy) Pictured is American Preparatory Academy in Draper.   | Feb. 8, 2021, 1:00 p.m. A Utah charter school has been ordered to pay back nearly $3 million in special education funding that state auditors say was not actually spent on services for students with disabilities. After months of reviewing the ledgers at American Preparatory Academy, the accounting team at the Utah Board of Education reported that it was unable to find any system that showed the money was “being properly expended.” And the board voted last week to accept the team’s…

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    Many laid-off workers are landing new jobs for more pay

    Brandon Boyd was furloughed from his communications jobs for an events company in March and then permanently laid off November, making him a little nervous, especially with his jobless benefits set to expire within weeks. “It kind of put me in scramble mode,” says Boyd, who lives in Erie, Pennsylvania. “I’m 29 and filing for unemployment.” But it took Boyd just a month to draw two offers, and he accepted a position as marketing coordinator for Mercyhurst University. While it pays about $4,000 a year less than his old job, he’s offsetting that gap with free online classes at the school that will allow him to earn a Master’s degree. He’s…

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    What Amazon will pay workers at its new center in Alcoa, Tennessee

    Heard the news that Amazon is coming to East Tennessee? That means an estimated 800 job openings in 2022.  The internet retailer announced Wednesday that it will build a 634,000-square-foot fulfillment center in Alcoa, just a 16-minute drive from the Sunsphere.  Interested in joining the Amazon workforce? Here’s what you need to know about the announced Alcoa facility and the jobs there.  What are the Amazon jobs? Amazon employees at the Alcoa campus will pick, pack and ship smaller items such as books, electronics and consumer goods. The facility will be the third in Tennessee to use innovative robotics technology.  Jobs might include package sorters and general warehouse workers. Many of these jobs…

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