The hottest Jobs Substack posts right now

And their main takeaways
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Noahpinion • 20235 implied HN points • 17 Mar 24
  1. The concept of comparative advantage means that even in a world where AI outperforms humans in many tasks, humans can still find plentiful, high-paying jobs by focusing on what they do relatively better compared to other tasks.
  2. Wages have historically increased despite automation, suggesting that the job market continuously evolves and diversifies, creating new tasks for humans to perform.
  3. Concerns about AI causing human obsolescence and stagnant wages should be considered in the context of factors like energy constraints and the potential for increased inequality and adjustment challenges in the economy.
Big Technology • 10258 implied HN points • 11 Aug 23
  1. Artificial intelligence is used by companies to increase productivity without reducing jobs.
  2. There was a fear that many professions would be automated by AI, but it hasn't happened as quickly as expected.
  3. Individuals can access full articles on Big Technology with a 7-day free trial.
Eric Harper • 3 HN points • 13 Jun 24
  1. AI is rapidly growing in the music industry, even capable of generating fully produced songs imitating popular singers.
  2. Creative individuals are concerned about the influence of AI on art and culture, as it may lead to generic, algorithm-driven content.
  3. While AI can enhance workflow and assist in creating music or art, maintaining the human element is crucial to preserving the essence and authenticity of creative work.
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Faster, Please! • 822 implied HN points • 14 Feb 24
  1. Tech progress involves creative destruction - some jobs are lost, but new ones are created, especially in AI-related fields.
  2. Advances in artificial intelligence are reshaping the workforce as companies invest in AI systems and technologies.
  3. The impact of AI on the job market is a big question for the future - will it lead to widespread technological unemployment or follow historical patterns of job creation and loss?
Risk Musings • 343 implied HN points • 17 Mar 24
  1. It's important to consider the balance between what we can do and what we should do with technology and advancements in society.
  2. Lessons from past experiences, like the unregulated internet explosion, emphasize the importance of having cautious conversations about the benefits and risks of technological progress.
  3. Discussing the 'can versus should' dilemma is crucial when considering the replacement of human labor with AI and robotics, and having a strong risk culture helps navigate these trade-offs effectively.
The Recovering Academic • 435 implied HN points • 16 Feb 24
  1. Academia being viewed as a business can help job seekers transition to industry with a new mindset.
  2. The perception of a PhD as 'just a job' and academic institutions as commercial entities is crucial for adapting academic experience to industry expectations.
  3. For many faculty members, especially non-tenure track ones, the idea of a PhD as merely a job no longer aligns due to low pay and challenging work conditions.
Talking Travel Writing • 373 implied HN points • 06 Feb 24
  1. Commercial travel writing may not be suitable for everyone due to its demands and nature.
  2. Engaging in commercial writing can provide opportunities for financial gain and skill development.
  3. Commercial travel writing involves a variety of tasks beyond traditional editorial work, contributing to a writer's growth.
High ROI Data Science • 255 implied HN points • 04 Feb 24
  1. In times of economic uncertainty, it's crucial to work for companies that offer top compensation, interesting projects, and stability to excel in your career.
  2. Data analysts and mid-level data leaders are facing challenges with salary declines and shifting demands, necessitating reskilling into safer roles like data engineering or AI product management.
  3. Data engineers are still sought after, but the market is becoming more competitive, requiring advanced skills like handling streaming data. AI product managers are in high demand, with lucrative compensation up to $300K.
Journo Resources - The Opportunities • 255 implied HN points • 16 Jan 24
  1. Last chance to pre-order the 2024 magazine from Journo Resources before sales close in four days.
  2. Various job opportunities in journalism available, such as staff writer positions at Cyclist and correspondent roles at The News Movement.
  3. Numerous events and awards deadlines coming up, including the GG2 Leadership Awards and the Sigma Awards.
Journo Resources - The Opportunities • 235 implied HN points • 09 Jan 24
  1. There are many journalism jobs and opportunities available at various organizations.
  2. Consider pre-ordering a copy of the Journo Resources magazine to support the creation of new resources for journalists.
  3. Attend online events and workshops to enhance your journalism career and skills.
The Ankler • 137 implied HN points • 11 Feb 24
  1. Learn about job opportunities in entertainment: Discover growing fields, unexpected job areas, and where Hollywood professionals are being placed by recruiters.
  2. The documentary market shifts: From small stories to celebs and sports stars, there's a potential return to a lucrative phase.
  3. TV news star salaries declining: High-profile news anchors like Rachel Maddow and Sean Hannity are seeing budget cuts and changes, indicating a shift in the industry.
Recruiting Brainfood • 569 implied HN points • 05 Mar 23
  1. Maintain a multi-channel approach to audience building to mitigate risks of being removed from platforms like LinkedIn
  2. Stay informed about emerging trends like the Creator Economy and prioritize personal branding with effective LinkedIn headlines
  3. Recognize that platforms like TikTok are becoming increasingly influential, especially for Gen Z, impacting employer branding and recruitment strategies
Journo Resources - The Opportunities • 294 implied HN points • 19 Sep 23
  1. Various job opportunities in journalism are available, including roles at ITV, Notts TV, and The Conversation.
  2. Salaries for journalism roles range from £20,000 to £60,000 per year.
  3. There are also freelance opportunities and programs to support underrepresented groups in the journalism field.
Journo Resources - The Opportunities • 117 implied HN points • 19 Dec 23
  1. The newsletter shares job opportunities at various organizations like ITV and The Bureau of Investigative Journalism.
  2. Encouragement to rest and recharge during the holiday season to improve job application quality.
  3. Updates on a magazine cover reveal and sales initiative for the upcoming yearbook.
This Week in MCJ (My Climate Journey) • 176 implied HN points • 26 Oct 23
  1. Climate change education can significantly reduce carbon emissions when implemented at scale, similar to the impact of rooftop solar or electric vehicles.
  2. Many educators lack confidence, time, and resources to teach climate change effectively, leading to limited coverage of the topic in schools.
  3. SubjectToClimate provides vetted, interdisciplinary, and free resources to help all teachers incorporate climate change education into their lessons, promoting action and hope.
Last Week in AI • 294 implied HN points • 28 Jul 23
  1. Some workers are losing jobs due to advancements in AI technology like ChatGPT.
  2. Predictions vary on the impact of AI on future jobs, with some foreseeing significant automation that could affect millions of jobs globally.
  3. We are still in a transitional phase with AI technology, and the impact on the workforce is heterogeneous, with job cuts stemming from various economic factors.
Top 5 HN Posts of the day • 19 implied HN points • 01 Apr 24
  1. Today's Top 5 HN posts feature interesting articles in various tech fields.
  2. The HN posts cover topics like CPU performance, email deliverability, macOS widget libraries, JavaScript signals, and a cybersecurity backdoor.
  3. There are job opportunities in tech highlighted as well, such as positions in GPU container runtime development and UI tests elimination.
Everything is Light • 314 implied HN points • 13 May 23
  1. A community in Wales wants more nuclear reactors but faces governmental challenges.
  2. The potential socio-economic benefits of new nuclear reactors in Wales are significant.
  3. Local voices express disappointment over the lack of progress in nuclear energy development in North Wales.
Journo Resources - The Opportunities • 58 implied HN points • 23 Jan 24
  1. Break down your goals into tasks to make them feel more attainable and less overwhelming.
  2. Utilize planners and journals to structure and track your monthly and weekly tasks towards your goals.
  3. Explore various job opportunities in journalism and related fields available at organizations like the BBC, Marie Claire, and others.
Top 5 HN Posts of the day • 19 implied HN points • 29 Mar 24
  1. The post highlights the top 5 HackerNews posts for today, offering a daily dose of popular tech-related content.
  2. The featured posts cover a variety of topics such as Boeing, Redis alternatives, privacy concerns between Facebook and Netflix, and tech job opportunities.
  3. Additional bonus content includes job listings from companies like Capi Money, Keeling Labs, and RankScience, appealing to tech professionals.
Japan Optimist • 216 implied HN points • 24 Jul 23
  1. Japan's young generation is set to be economically better off than their parents due to demographic changes.
  2. As labor supply decreases, wages and job quality are increasing in Japan, leading to a rise in full-time job creation.
  3. There is a shift in Japan towards valuing and investing in human capital as the country moves towards a new golden age for its young generation.
Journo Resources - The Opportunities • 39 implied HN points • 30 Jan 24
  1. Multiple job opportunities available at various reputable organizations like the BBC, The Week, and News UK.
  2. Upcoming events include workshops on investigative journalism and publishing workshops.
  3. A wide range of freelance opportunities in writing, editing, and journalism are listed for those interested in project-based work.
Inside The Newsroom • 39 implied HN points • 30 Jan 24
  1. Over 600 new journalism jobs and internships across North America and Europe were added to the board.
  2. The newsletter offers a 7-day free trial subscription for full access to job updates and archives.
  3. Prominent media organizations like ABC News, Al Jazeera, Amazon, and BBC News are included in the job listings.
Startup Pirate by Alex Alexakis • 196 implied HN points • 24 Mar 23
  1. Founder-Market Fit is crucial for startup success - ensure you are well-suited for the market you are targeting.
  2. Assess market dynamics, business model, key activities, and industry culture to determine your fit in a specific market.
  3. If you face Founder-Market (un)Fit, consider solutions like finding a co-founder, getting social proof, building a strong executive team, or exploring new opportunities.