What’s the job of the future? Coder? Robotics engineer? Mars-shuttle pilot? If you’re looking at the job field that’s expected to grow the most in Minnesota in the next 10 years, the answer is a bit more down to earth: personal health care aides. Minnesota is expected to add 23,000 personal health care aide jobs between 2016 and 2026, more than in any other specific job field, according to the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development. That boom in employment is being driven by an aging population and changes in late-in-life care away from nursing home facilities and toward assisted living and remaining at home but with help. If 23,000 new jobs in the next decade sound like a good thing, there’s a pretty important caveat to consider: The pay for personal care aides is very low, averaging just $12 per hour. An aging population Economists project an explosion in personal care and other health-related jobs in the coming years for one big reason: … [Read more...] about One of the most in-demand jobs in Minnesota is in health care. Specifically, one of the lowest paid jobs in health care.
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When Nouriel Roubini talks, it’s worth a listen. Not known for his optimism, the well-known American economist bears the moniker ‘Dr Doom’. CFA Institute spoke to him to get his take on topics including the prospects for global growth and technologies. CFA Institute: When you spoke to us in 2015, roughly six years after the financial crisis, the focus was unconventional monetary policy and how it had yet to deliver a robust global recovery. How have your views evolved since? Nouriel Roubini (NR): Since 2015, the global economy has gone through periods of expansion where growth is positive and accelerating, and periods of a slowdown where growth is decelerating. There were two risk episodes. One was August–September 2015, and then the other one was January-February 2016. In both episodes, there were worries about China, and in the second episode, there were also worries about US growth stalling, signalling a slowdown in Europe, Brexit worries, and oil prices … [Read more...] about Nouriel Roubini Interview (Part I): Expect a ‘Synchronised Slowdown’ in 2019
0 Have your say A COMPANY which provides support that enables people to remain in their homes has announced plans to create up to 70 jobs over the next year. Caremark Leeds currently provides 1,700 hours of care each week to people living around Leeds.The company, which has its head office in Headingley, is planning to increase this to at least 2,500 hours by the end of the year.A spokesman said: “This is as a result of increased demand for its services from publicly and privately-funded clients across Leeds. But in order to achieve this growth, Caremark Leeds needs to more than double its staff team from the current 71 members.”Managing director Farina Tayub said: “There is growing demand for home care services as the Government strives to reduce hospital admissions and as people opt to remain in their own homes, rather than going into residential care.“This is against a backdrop of rising life expectancy which means that by 2024, … [Read more...] about Caremark Leeds plans to create 70 jobs over next year
The study, titled “2019’s Best & Worst States for Women” by the website Wallethub, ranks Utah 29th among the 50 states and the District of Columbia in terms of living standards for women. Minnesota listed at the top, while Louisiana ranked last. Two of the factors in the new study — friendliness toward women’s equality, where Utah was 50th out of 50, and friendliness toward working moms, where Utah placed 28th nationally — are taken directly from the earlier study Wallethub issued in August. Utah came in 50th in another metric in the new study, median earnings for female workers, at $24,470 a year. Utah ranked 48th in the share of women-owned businesses, at just under 15 percent. In other areas, Utah women fared much better. The state’s women ranked third nationwide in job security, fourth in the quality of women’s hospitals, fourth in the share of women who are physically active, fifth-lowest in the share of women who are … [Read more...] about Utah is 29th among U.S. states in quality of life for women, study finds, but still at the bottom in equality issues
Viet Nam News Floods struck Trung Sơn Village in Thanh Hóa Province last August. But many people’s spirits are up as they have rebuilt damaged houses and made new vegetable gardens. People were also kind and gave them things. Now they can look forward to Tết. By Khiếu Tư We recently visited Trung Sơn Village, one of the areas in Thanh Hóa Province most heavily affected by severe flooding last August. Just six months after the flood, the village has come back to life, with new stilt houses and red sheet metal roofs appearing through the green bamboo forest. Red flags hang along the path to the hamlet – a colourful welcome unimaginable just a few months ago. Households that were devastated by the high water are now ready to welcome the coming Tết (Lunar New Year) festival. Đinh Thị Đúng from the village’s Chiềng Hamlet recalls: “When fierce floodwaters rushed into … [Read more...] about Life after the August floods