• Upstate New York's trial with universal basic income: $500 per month to 100 people for 1 year

    9 days ago - By Business Insider

    Universal basic income has grown increasingly popular. To try it out 100 Ulster County residents in upstate New York will receive $500 monthly payments for one year.
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    Upstate New York launched a pilot universal basic income program for 100 Ulster County residents.
    Those residents will receive $500 monthly checks for a year and must make less than $46,900 annually.
    Other cities have implemented similar programs, and some Democrats want every American to get permanent payments.
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  • Project managers can command upwards of $140,000 a year. A new Google certification can help you become one in 6 months

    Project managers can command upwards of $140,000 a year. A new Google certification can help you become one in 6 months

    9 days ago - By Business Insider

    Summary List Placement In March, Google launched three new Career Certificates in project management , UX design , and data analytics. These certifications are part of Grow with Google , the company's initiative to help professionals grow their skills, careers, and businesses by providing free trainings and tools.
    A Grow with Google spokesperson told Insider that 82% of program graduates report a positive career impact within six months of completion, such as a raise, promotion, or new job. No degree or experience is required to enroll, and with around 150 hours of work , students can...
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