Introverts may sometimes feel left out or overlooked at work, but their reserved nature can actually make them a strong asset in any industry.
Afraid to increase your rates as a freelancer? Here's how one 6-figure presentation designer does it.
Adrienne Johnston started freelancing as a graphic designer in 2018, earning $200,000 her second year. This is how she raised her rates to make more.
Valentine's Day on a budget: These dinner, gift, and date ideas could help you make this special day fun — and affordable — for your special someone
Expensive gifts aren't the only way to show your partner that you care. These Valentine's Day options will make both your partner and wallet happy.
6 strategies to manage your work and personal life during a divorce so you can regain control and avoid burnout
Splitting from a partner can be both mentally and physically draining, but divorce attorneys say compartmentalizing can help you stay productive.
We've collected our salary breakdowns for top schools like Wharton, Booth, Kellogg, and more to gauge whether the pricey programs are worth it.
The simplest yet most effective ways to prevent workplace stress from damaging your relationship, according to a psychotherapist
While going for a brisk walk during your lunch break might sound simple, a little exercise might be all you need to replenish your emotional reserves.
Inside the work week of a luxury destination wedding planner, who pulled everything together in 5 days and woke up at 1 a.m. to build the venue from scratch
Event planning is hard work — from finding vendors to day-of coordination. One veteran shares how she managed to pull off a wedding in one week.
Apple's Swift programming language is headed towards 'world domination' — here's why developers at Uber and Airbnb are placing their bets on it
Apple first launched Swift at its Worldwide Developers Conference in 2014. Since then, it's been embraced by Uber, Airbnb, Lyft, and Square.
A day in the life of New York sanitation workers, who get up at 3:30 a.m. to pick up trash in one of the filthiest cities in America
We shadowed two sanitation workers from the New York Department of Sanitation and discovered why it's one of the most dangerous jobs in America.
Up-and-coming financial advisers explain how to use your network to land clients as a newbie and stand out in a fiercely competitive field
We profiled six financial advisers at some of the largest US wealth managers and asked what advice they have for people just getting started.
Elon Musk said the worst job he's ever had was so dangerous, it put him at risk of getting hyperthermia
Elon Musk said on a podcast that his least favorite job was a short-term position at a lumber mill when he was a teenager.
Active listening, English language skills, and psychology are all important skills and areas of knowledge for these jobs.
Goldman Sachs is going through a huge transformation under CEO David Solomon. Here's everything you need to know.
The bank has big consumer ambitions and is shedding its old-school image, and a slew of partners have headed for the exits.
5 lessons on jealousy and romance that couples can learn from their friends in non-monogamous relationships
Research shows that about 20% of Americans engage in CNM in their lifetimes, and psychologists say it's a case study in effective communication.
A journalist interviewed hundreds of people to see what life after 30 looks like in the US. Meet the 30-year-old trying to figure out how far he is from his American Dream.
"I feel like my life is just beginning. A lot more to it. I'm in a better place, more secure in myself," says Joe Tocci, a 30-year-old living in NYC.
Wall Street Insider is a behind-the-scenes look at the stories dominating banking, business, and big deals.
Google can claim rights over code that its employees write for outside projects, and former Googlers say this policy 'could potentially put' other projects at risk
Google has publicly documented rules owning intellectual property that employees create. Former Googlers share their experiences with this policy.
Charles Schwab expects branch closures and job cuts when its TD Ameritrade deal goes through. Here's a look at exactly where the 2 brokerage giants have the most overlap.
Schwab execs have flagged "geographic footprint rationalization" and "workforce overlap" as ways to find billions in cost savings from the mega-deal.
The most unusual, extravagant ways tech executives like Larry Ellison and Elon Musk have spent their money
They've spent money on everything from a massive chunk of the state of Hawaii to the submarine car from the James Bond film "The Spy Who Loved Me."
Read the full memo Goldman Sachs' top brass just sent to staff announcing 2 heads of the bank's private-investing arm are out as it's gearing up to raise billions
Here's the full internal memo sent on Friday from Goldman CEO David Solomon, President John Waldron, and Chief Financial Officer Stephen Scherr.
PRESENTING: The anonymous spreadsheet 700 women (and counting) are filling out with their salaries to close the wage gap in tech
Lizzie Kardon wanted to close the gendered wage gap in tech. So she made a spreadsheet for women to compare salaries with one another.
Finland just gave both parents 7 months of parental leave. Here's why it could drastically reduce postpartum depression in the country.
A woman's physical health benefits with another partner at home after childbirth, researchers found.
The income needed to join the top 1% of earners varies greatly from country to country, and the bar is highest in the United Arab Emirates.
Many women face gender bias on the path to becoming a CEO. Here's why those obstacles?often persist even once they've reached the top.
Men are more likely than women to get jobs that involve profit-and-loss responsibilities, which better positions them to become CEO.
The CEO of Swiss pharma giant Novartis voluntarily gave up $400,000 of his bonus because of a controversy swirling around the world's most expensive drug
Novartis CEO Vas Narasimhan requested a lower bonus because of a data-manipulation controversy involving the gene therapy Zolgensma.
How billionaire Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk went from getting bullied as a child to becoming one of the most successful and provocative men in tech
As CEO of SpaceX and Tesla, founder of The Boring Company, and cofounder of OpenAI, Elon Musk seems to be everywhere all at once.
Real estate insiders say these are the 15 must-listen podcasts for practical advice, proptech insights, and incisive commentary about the industry
These podcasts range from interviews with real estate executives to how to guides for agents, brokers, and retail investors.
The cannabis industry continues to grow despite hurdles. From director of cultivation to VP of retail, here are some of the best-paying jobs.
From comedians to gamers to vloggers of all kinds, these YouTubers have generally built their followings outside of the control of media giants.
Melinda Gates explained the simple secret to making her marriage to Bill work — and it holds an important lesson about successful relationships
Melinda Gates said she and Bill share the same values, and relationship experts agree that couples with similar values last longer.
Ex-Carnival, Royal Caribbean, and Norwegian Cruise Line workers reveal what it's really like to live at sea
Business Insider spoke with 39 current and former cruise line employees who described what it's like to live and work on a cruise ship.
It's important to create boundaries between your personal and professional life, but you should talk to your partner about how work impacts you.
I went from intern to VP of human resources at FedEx services. Here are my 4 tips for turning an internship into a dream career.
Landing a great internship is only half the challenge — it's what you do during the internship that can make or break your career path.
The founder of the Miss Black USA Pageant on how to stop talking about your goals and actually start achieving them
Focus on small, immediate steps you can take right now, today, with whatever resources you currently have, says founder and mentor Karen Arrington.
3 freelance web designers making over $100,000 a year dish on how to find clients, market your work, and reach booming success on your own
These self-employed web designers focus on referrals and SEO, among other things, to make anywhere from $150,000 to $500,000 a year.
I landed a $10,000 gig as a 6-figure freelance writer thanks to this cold email — but the real secret sauce was following up with the client
Jen A. Miller made $135,000 in 2019 freelancing full time. This is the email she sent back in 2017 that helped her make $10,000 last year.
Fantasizing about quitting your job is more common than you think. Here's 3 ways to refocus before burning any bridges.
If you're feeling stuck at work, take up a fun hobby or try out a side hustle — it'll give you something new and energizing to look forward to.
Breakups are painful, but they can lead to important self-discovery. Here are 4 questions to ask yourself after a heartbreak.
When the dust has settled and you're ready to take a birds-eye view of your breakup, use these questions as a guide for future relationships.
PRESENTING: The entrepreneur's ultimate guide to partnering with Amazon so you can make a boatload of money with fewer risks
Amazon invested over $15 billion last year in its third-party seller partnerships. Our guide walks you through how to start selling the platform.
Billionaire Citadel founder Ken Griffin explains why he modeled his firm after Goldman Sachs' analyst program —?and says future leaders can't expect a 9-to-5 lifestyle and a 'great weekend'
The CEO of the $32 billion hedge fund said he is worried corporate America is not putting the same pressure on people right out of college.
Credit Suisse is overhauling its bonus structure for investment bankers and asking them to agree to a new claw-back provision on cash for people that jump ship
Higher-earning employees who leave within three years of receiving a bonus will have to pay back a portion of it.
The census count of everyone in America is underway, and it's about to make the US government one of the biggest gig employers in the country
The decennial count of every person living in the US began in late January in the remote Alaskan village of Toksook Bay.
Chipotle's management practices lead to food safety risks, according to 47 current and past employees
In a report by national unions, 47 Chipotle past and current workers said that pay incentives and ineffective auditing lead to food safety risks.
An analysis of 870,000 LinkedIn profiles reveals just how male-dominated the energy industry really is. Four experts told us how to make it more inclusive.
Only a quarter of recent new-hires in the oil and gas industry identify as women, and that's a problem. Here are four things that might help.
Insurance claims adjusters, toy stores, and newspaper publishers have all seen large drops in employment since January 2017.
Jeff Bezos credits Amazon's trillion-dollar success to one 'secret sauce' — an 'obsessive compulsive focus' on customers over competitors
The CEO's customer obsession not only led to Amazon Prime, but it also helps the company recruit partnerships amid cloud wars with Microsoft.
Having different love languages can cause relationship problems, according to a psychologist. Here's how to use them to strengthen your relationship.
Your love language determines how you communicate with your partner, and how you want your partner to communicate with you.
I just left my 6-figure day job to become a full-time freelance writer. Here's how I planned for such a massive career change.
At the end of 2019, Wendy Fox left behind her six-figure senior leadership role at a growing tech company, and now she's a published author.
Inside the $1,000 underground 'sleeping pods' that a developer wants to build in San Francisco's super crowded housing market
The bunk beds, which are being marketed as "sleeping pods," are the latest alternative living setup that could enter San Francisco's housing market.
Payday lending is a predatory industry that penalizes vulnerable Americans in exchange for huge profits. Here's how we can break this vicious cycle.