The 20 most competitive jobs that pay over $100,000

July 22, 2017

Raking in the big bucks.Image: Shutterstock / LightField Studios For these jobs, the competition is fierce. The jobs site Glassdoor has a rundown of the top 20 jobs that earn over $100,000and face stiff competition. These aren’t all technical roles that have to pay big money to attract limited top talent. Instead, these jobs span industries. And they all have plenty of applicants. All the jobs on the list got…

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Bad ads, coming to a Snapchat near you

July 22, 2017

Image: snapchat screenshot Two minutes. That’s all the time it takes to make a Snapchat ad with the company’s new tool released this week. It used to take months, and for good reason. One of the beauties of advertising on Snapchat, since its debut in early 2015, has been a high bar for quality because the formatmobile, vertical, 10 secondswas so new and the ad itself was so expensive. Now,…

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Amazons new Spark service is like a particle accelerator for shameless #influencers

July 22, 2017

If this picture of Jeff Bezos was on Spark, you could buy those sunglasses.Image: Rob Latour/REX/Shutterstock If every social network were brutally honest with you, they’d be Amazon Spark. The newest feature on the Amazon app is the grossest, purest thing on the internet. It is digital capitalism, incarnate. It’s so naked in its purpose, it’s almost hard to hate. It is the smarmiest stripe of conspicuous consumption. In the…

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Learn to code on the cheap with these online courses

July 21, 2017

Image: pixabay Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. If you’ve found yourself in a career rut, the best choice may just be to start from scratch and learn to code no matter how many years of job experience you may have. Theres so much new and evolving technology out there, and not enough people to run it. Plus, it’s…

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Run your startup the Toyota way

July 20, 2017

Toyota is known for its manufacturing efficiency. Weve probably all heard that if a worker on the Camry line sees a problem, they have the authority to stop the line and address it. At the end of the day, teams meet to discuss what went wrong and what fixes actually fixed things. Its called the Toyota Production System, or TPS, and, like any tech cult, its got lots of lingo…

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5 lessons to reinvent your career path

July 18, 2017

Image: pixabay/greekfood-tamystika Dom Prescod came to the U.S. from his native Trinidad with dreams of working in the tech field. Hed been teaching himself how to code, but it was quickly becoming an exhausting and frustrating experience. The chances of getting a career through self-taught means was bleak, he says. So he turned to General Assembly, a tech skills boot camp with locations all over the world, as a way…

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6 social entrepreneurs whose companies are bettering the world

July 18, 2017

Image: samasource As the trend of social entrepreneurship takes root in economies around the globe, future-focused impact investors are stepping up to the plate to help build a better world for generations to come. The UN’s Sustainable Development Goals are a set of 17 objectives to tackle global issues like hunger, joblessness, poverty, climate change, and food waste, among others. Below, we’ve selected six young people as examples of entrepreneurs…

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Facebook is dangerous for Democracyhere’s why

July 18, 2017

Image: AP/REX/Shutterstock Digital technology has revolutionized the modern world but as tech becomes more intelligent, its dangers on society become more transparent. From Trumps tweet depicting himself wrestling CNN to the ground to the detailed Facebook targeting used to win the Brexit vote, social media is proving to have a profound effect on humanityand lets not fool ourselves, this is dangerous. Global leaders are taking advantage of social platforms to…

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Visa is bribing your favorite restaurants to force you into a cashless future

July 16, 2017

No cash allowed.Image: Epa/REX/Shutterstock The future is cashless especially if Visa has anything to say about it. The credit card and payments company is urging restaurants to stop accepting cash with its new Visa Cashless Challenge, which comes with a $10,000 prize. At Visa, we believe you can be everywhere you want to be, and that it should be easy to pay and be paid in more ways than ever,…

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The decentralization of startup building

July 16, 2017

Sam Cash is a vice president at Betaworks. Building and investing in startups is rapidly proliferating to the many, instead of remaining the preserve of the few. The old paradigm of physical centralization Silicon Valley is the innovation bellwether of our time. The concentration of talent and capitalas well as a culture typified by speed and boldnesshas created trillions of dollars of shareholder value and pushed the envelope of innovation….

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