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Amazon's 2 new headquarters will need bodies to fill 50,000 high paying jobs: Here's how to land one

Amazon's 2 new headquarters will need bodies to fill 50,000 high paying jobs: Here's how to land one

Finance
Amazon will soon have more than 50,000 jobs to fill. The company announced this month it will open two new headquarters, one in New York City, and the other in northern Virginia, and that the average salary will be more than $ 150,000. Wondering if you could be a contender? CNBC talked with former recruiters at the e-commerce giant about what candidates should expect. They spoke on the condition of anonymity because they're bound by agreements not to speak publicly about their time at the company. ...
These jobs have the highest risk for suicide

These jobs have the highest risk for suicide

Health
With suicide rates rising across the country, a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) finds that certain occupations are associated with a higher risk of suicide. Suicide rates were highest among men who worked in construction or extraction (oil rigging, mining) jobs and women who worked in arts, design, entertainment, sports and media, the report found. Following construction and extraction jobs, the jobs with the highest risk of suicide for men were those in the arts, design, entertainment, sports and media, as well as installation, maintenance and repair. For women, arts, design, entertainment, sports and media were followed by protective service and health care support. The study, published in the CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly, looked at ...
These 20 jobs will put you on the path to be a millionaire

These 20 jobs will put you on the path to be a millionaire

Finance
Medical school might be your ticket into the millionaires' club — provided you can repay the debt you'll incur on the way. Indeed, many of the nation's highest-paying occupations are in the health-care field, according to a GoBankingRates analysis of 2017 compensation data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Anesthesiologists are the top earners in the U.S., bringing in an average salary of $ 265,990. Surgeons follow close behind, with an average annual salary of $ 251,890, while obstetricians and gynecologists earn an average of $ 235,240...
Lloyds Bank 'to cut 6,000 jobs but create 8,000 new ones'

Lloyds Bank 'to cut 6,000 jobs but create 8,000 new ones'

Business
Lloyds Banking Group is expected to confirm it is cutting 6,000 jobs and creating 8,000 new ones as it overhauls its digital services.Britain's biggest High Street lender has been trying to reorganise as more people bank online, rather than going into branches. The 6,000 job cuts are expected to be spread across the bank and unions have been briefed.Lloyds Banking Group has so far declined to confirm the reports.According to Sky News, the cuts are expected to fall in divisions like corporate and retail banking, while the 8,000 new roles will be focused on digital services. Lloyds replacing debit cards for some Lloyds Banking Group to close 49 branches It is understood that bank will not be announcing further branch closures. Unions are expected to discuss...
Amazon creates 1,000 'highly skilled' jobs in three UK cities

Amazon creates 1,000 'highly skilled' jobs in three UK cities

Business
Amazon has revealed plans to create more than 1,000 jobs in the UK in Manchester, Edinburgh and Cambridge.At least 600 "highly skilled" roles will be added in Manchester working on software, machine learning and AWS, its cloud computing business.The company will also create 250 and 180 jobs at its development centres in Edinburgh and Cambridge respectively. Doug Gurr, Amazon's UK country manager, described the new roles as "Silicon Valley jobs in Britain".Liam Fox, the International Trade Secretary, said the new positions were an "enormous vote of confidence in the UK".Amazon will have about 27,500 employees in the UK by the end of this year, with 6,500 people in its corporate, AWS and R&D divisions. That means more than 20,0...