Advanced degrees in cybersecurity, AI, healthcare — and even English — could set you up for a strong career in a prolonged recession, experts say.
A career site analyzed 133,000 résumés from employees across the US. Here are the 4 most important insights for job seekers.
If you're in search of a new gig, you need to have a résumé that will attract the attention of your future employer.
Business Insider rounded up science-backed insights on the traits and behaviors that can doom a romantic relationship.
We spoke to experts and business leaders about the steps you should take to prepare for a return to work.
The next stimulus plan could include more checks for Americans. Here's what else DC power players want to cram into the bill — and who would benefit most.
Nancy Pelosi and House Democrats have passed a $3 trillion bill including checks up to $6,000 for Americans. Mitch McConnell swears it won't be law.
Mark Zuckerberg is now the 3rd richest person in the world after his fortune grew $30 billion since the coronavirus crisis began
The Facebook CEOis now worth $87.8 billion, making him the third-richest person in the world behind Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates.
The offboarding process of my suddenly remote internship was easy —?but figuring out how to convey my thanks virtually was a little harder.
10 critically acclaimed documentaries you can stream right now to feed your brain during the Memorial Day weekend
Here's a list of documentaries to watch during the long weekend if you've already binged "Tiger King," ranked by their Rotten Tomatoes score.
The class of 2020 on what it's like to face down crumbling colleges, a frozen job market, and COVID-19 disrupting your entry into adulthood
High-school seniors are unsure what campus life will look like. College grads are entering a paralyzed economy. But Gen Z is ready for a fight.
SIGN UP NOW: Lessons in pitching, leading, and building a company from Steve Martocci, the serial entrepreneur who sold GroupMe for $85 million when he was just 27 — and has raised more than $100 million for his new music startup Splice
Splice CEO Steve Martocci is the next guest on Starting Up. He's going to unpack how to find the market, nail the pitch, and scale the company.
The corporate office as we know it is dead. Long live the 'dynamic' workplace, says a CEO who's been experimenting with this new concept for a year.
"The workplace we all know is a thing of the past," Okta CEO says. HQ'd in expensive SF, he's been experimenting with the idea for nearly a year.
Amazon sellers share the 3 strategies they used to ramp up shipping and customer service during the pandemic
When Amazon halted fulfillment for nonessential products, entrepreneurs had to quickly learn how to ship products and deal with delays to meet demand.
Barbara Corcoran says her 'Shark Tank' businesses have reinvented themselves during the pandemic. 4 of them told us their winning strategies — and how one is posting revenue 15 times higher than a year ago.
Founders from the hit show shared their pandemic pivot strategies and advice for other entrepreneurs looking to adapt to a new normal.
A relationship researcher on how a 'love hack' can help save your relationship with your partner during quarantine — and how to maintain relationships with coworkers
It's normal for stress and financial anxiety to cause tension, but you don't have to let it overwhelm your relationship.
A headhunter who's placed more than 500 execs in top companies shares the 3 C-suite roles that will be in most demand after the pandemic
Having worked through other global crises, Boyden's Jim Harmon thinks the COVID-19 pandemic will fuel a wave of innovation for businesses.
POWER PLAYERS OF CONSULTING: Meet the 38 consultancy stars disrupting the $130 billion industry and solving problems for clients in crisis
Business Insider's list of top power players in consulting features CEOs, senior partners, diversity and inclusion leads, and recruitment heads.
If you're open to hosting your wedding on an 'off-day' of the week, your venue and vendors may offer a discounted rate.
Incentives are a simple and easy way to increase happiness, morale, engagement, motivation, and teamwork.
Startups are willing to do whatever it takes to keep their top engineering talent happy, including massive cuts to executive salaries
An analysis of late-stage tech companies from Thomvest Ventures found that many were in favor of slashing executives' salaries to avoid layoffs.
Mental health, college, and the job market: It's all going downhill for Gen Z. Here's what the generation can expect in a post-pandemic world.
I had COVID-19 and just got tested for antibodies, hoping for comforting news — instead, my results made me realize how far science still has to go
"At this point, science has no way of telling how long my antibodies will stay with me," writes Alexander Spinelli, who had COVID-19 in March.
Read the full memo one of tech and media's biggest investment bankers just sent to his team laying out why returning to the office will be a 'complex art'
Aryeh Bourkoff, a tech, media, and telecom banker who founded LionTree Advisors, wrote to staff with his views on reopening and the post-covid world.
The shoe company Hirka markets its shoes as alternatives to ones made from reptile skin, which have long been controversial in the fashion industry.
Watch Reddit cofounder Alexis Ohanian's funny and heartfelt commencement speech to the 2020 graduates: 'Any investment you make in the best people in your life right now will pay massive dividends.'
The internet entrepreneur spoke to the Johns Hopkins Class of 2020 in a virtual commencement address.
NYU's virtual reality grad celebration was creepy and barren — I walked around in an angry-looking avatar and almost no one showed up
Theo Wayt is a 2020 graduate of New York University who attended the school's "Virtual Reality Grad Alley," where avatars flew around a low-res NYC.
An H-1B visa allows foreign workers to live in the U.S. with sponsorship from an employer. Here's what to do if you recently lost your employer.
Harvard economist warns the coronavirus has exposed massive inequality in the US — and if business leaders don't step up it could put capitalism in crisis
More leaders are talking about income inequality and climate change than ever before, but it may not be enough.
I spent years as a top exec at UBS, Citigroup, and Royal Bank of Canada preparing leaders for an uncertain future. This is the 4-step mental exercise anyone can use to weather a major career change.
Follow the "four R's" to prepare yourself for change and come out stronger, says Anita Sands: recognize, reorient, reanchor, and reemerge.
Letting employees work from home forever like Twitter did isn't as simple as mailing them a laptop. Consider federal and state regulations.
Amazon has a 'fail fast, fail often' culture, and executives use a tongue-in-cheek term to refer to shuttered initiatives
Current and former Amazon executives revealed the term that refers to ditched program, and it reveals Amazon's fast-paced corporate culture.
A Nobel Prize-winning economist says the coronavirus recession is 'a textbook example of showing that markets don't work'
"If we don't manage things well, this will be the deepest downturn in living memory," says Nobel laureate in economics Joseph Stiglitz.
If you get annoyed when colleagues send you an email to loop you back in —?especially if they're just checking in — you're not alone.
If being stuck inside is getting you down, you can bring nature indoors using these simple tricks from an architecture professor
Indoor plants are great, but there's more you can do to invite 'wild' nature to come inside — and none of them will break the bank.
The life of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, the West Point valedictorian and former CIA director who's in hot water amid an inspector general scandal
A look into the career of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, 56, who was previously the CIA director, a representative for Kansas, and an Army officer.
We're the cofounders of the March For Our Lives. The threat of gun violence has plummeted at schools — but it's risen at home.
March was the first month in 18 years the US hasn't experienced a school shooting. Meanwhile, gun purchases are up by nearly 85% since 2019.
The pandemic has prompted a childcare crisis — here are creative ways employers can help working parents on staff juggle it all
There are tax incentives for providing childcare benefits, plus you retain top talent. Take a page out of PwC or Origin USA's playbooks for ideas.
Read the college application essay a high-school senior wrote on the dangers of pandemics — before coronavirus hit the United States
He wrote that "future pandemics are inevitable in an increasingly interconnected and urbanizing world."
NYU, which is located in the city and state hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic, plans to resume in-person classes this fall.
This overlooked tax credit might be better for your business than a PPP loan — and you could even apply for a cash advance. A CPA explains how to decide
The Employee Retention Tax Credit doesn't require businesses to rehire workers, offering more flexibility in your reopening plan.
In a new 2018 report, ?BI Intelligence,?Business Insider's premium research service, describes how AI works and looks at its present and potential future applications.
5 inspiring podcasts recommended by a life coach for anyone looking to improve their career or start a side hustle
One great way to determine your next career move is to listen to podcasts on success, personal branding, or entrepreneurship, said Susie Moore.
These high-paying jobs are poised to see employment growth over the next decade, including multiple occupations in medicine and tech.
The partisan battle over unemployment benefits will shape the future of America's safety net — and we're about to find out the hard way which party is in the right
The $600 weekly unemployment bonus is set to expire July 31. Democrats want to extend, but Republicans don't, reportedly including President Trump.
The pandemic's economic toll is likely to push birthrates lower, despite 2019 having the least births in 35 years and "general fertility" lowest ever.
Here's what to know to make sure you don't say the wrong thing to a Muslim colleague who is observing Ramadan.
Meet the 'fairy godfather' of nurses, a 40-year-old fashion wholesaler who's using his connections to gift designer clothes, handbags, and sunglasses to US healthcare workers to brighten their spirits
Peter Russell, who is based in LA, also spent $25,000 of his own money on items like face masks and groceries to send to hospital workers.
The coronavirus pandemic is creating 2 major problems in education, but there aren't as many downsides as upsides
The pandemic is further exaggerating education's socioeconomic divide. But an increase in tutoring and adaptive learning may help change that.
If you find yourself forgetting most of what you read, you may want to try active reading, a simple technique that can help you retain information.
10 companies boosting benefits so employees don't feel isolated or lonely in the middle of the coronavirus crisis
Starbucks, Target, PwC, and others are increasing mental health benefits like access to apps and free counseling sessions.