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Glassdoor's best jobs of the year include titles like Data Scientist, Data Engineer and Analytics Manager. The rankings were determined by the combination of three factors: number of job openings, salary and overall job satisfaction.

The other quality they all have in common? These jobs are less likely to fall victim to automation. That's because they require "soft-skills" like creativity, judgement and flexibility, which are all extremely difficult to automate, Glassdoor Chief Economist Andrew Chamberlain told Business Insider. "Having them allows workers to team up with technology to be more productive, rather than simply being replaced by it."

Why it matters: The Trump administration is concerned about jobs — particularly lower-skilled jobs — disappearing as technology advances. It's also pushing companies to hire U.S. workers for highly-skilled jobs rather than relying on temporary visas to bring in foreign workers with advanced degrees. These automation-resistant jobs will help fuel the urgency around creating a stronger pipeline of U.S. workers who have the engineering skills to fill these roles domestically.

Top 10 Jobs in America/ Median Salary

  1. Data Scientist: $110,000
  2. DevOps Engineer: $110,000
  3. Data Engineer: $106,000
  4. Tax Manager: $110,000
  5. Analytics Manager: $112,000
  6. HR Manager: $85,000
  7. Database Administrator: $93,000
  8. Strategy Manager: $130,000
  9. UX Designer: $92,500
  10. Solutions Architect: $125,000

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A well-funded and intensely motivated chunk of tech's hive mind is finding common cause in a vast new project: rebuilding the web on a foundation of cryptocurrency and blockchain tech. They call it "Web3."

The big picture: Developers, investors and early adopters imagine a future in which the technologies that enable Bitcoin and Ethereum will break up the concentrated power today's tech giants wield and usher in a golden age of individual empowerment and entrepreneurial freedom.

First look: Biden summons top CEOs on supply chain

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President Biden will meet Monday afternoon with CEOs of big retailers, grocers and consumer-products firms to send this message, according to the White House: Products will be on shelves for holiday shopping.

Zoom out: Black Friday sales rebounded from 2020.

Thanksgiving box office shows theaters have long road to recovery

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Box office ticket sales over the Thanksgiving holiday show that consumer confidence in moviegoing is slowly improving, but not enough to bring the struggling theater industry back to pre-pandemic levels anytime soon, if ever.

Why it matters: "We may have to temper expectations a bit" for next year, said Comscore senior media analyst Paul Dergarabedian.