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BI Prime Strategy 2020-05-21T14:04:46Z
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The top recession-proof master's degrees for grad students who are uncertain about the future

Advanced degrees in cybersecurity, AI, healthcare — and even English — could set you up for a strong career in a prolonged recession, experts say.
BI Prime Strategy 2020-05-21T12:30:00Z
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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.
Strategy 2020-05-21T15:41:00Z
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30 blue-collar jobs with the highest salaries

We used data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics to see which working-class jobs had the biggest salaries. It pays to work at nuclear power plants.
BI Prime Strategy 2020-05-21T14:52:00Z

12 subtle behaviors that could be seriously jeopardizing your relationship

Business Insider rounded up science-backed insights on the traits and behaviors that can doom a romantic relationship.
Strategy 2020-05-20T21:21:00Z

THE RACE TO REOPEN: A comprehensive guide for offices to safely and efficiently bring back workers

We spoke to experts and business leaders about the steps you should take to prepare for a return to work.
BI Prime Strategy 2020-05-22T17:47:00Z

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.
Tech 2020-05-22T17:47:00Z

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.
Strategy 2020-05-22T17:15:46Z

I finished my internship remotely. Here are 3 things I did to leave a good lasting impression.

The offboarding process of my suddenly remote internship was easy —?but figuring out how to convey my thanks virtually was a little harder.
Strategy 2020-05-22T16:49:00Z

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.
Strategy 2020-05-22T15:47:00Z

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.
Strategy 2020-05-22T15:38:00Z
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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.
BI Prime Strategy 2020-05-22T14:18:18Z

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.
BI Prime Strategy 2020-05-22T13:40:21Z
Strategy 2020-05-22T13:20:00Z

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.
BI Prime Strategy 2020-05-20T13:27:29Z

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.
BI Prime Strategy 2020-05-19T11:30:00Z

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.
Strategy 2020-05-22T13:15:00Z

4 ways to save money if you have to cancel or postpone your wedding due to the pandemic

If you're open to hosting your wedding on an 'off-day' of the week, your venue and vendors may offer a discounted rate.
Strategy 2020-05-22T13:00:00Z

7 tips for minimizing distractions and managing remote workers

Incentives are a simple and easy way to increase happiness, morale, engagement, motivation, and teamwork.
BI Prime Tech 2020-05-22T13:00:00Z

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.
Strategy 2020-05-22T12:41:25Z

The future of Gen Z as the class of 2020 graduates into chaos

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.
Strategy 2020-05-22T12:37:00Z

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.
BI Prime Finance 2020-05-22T11:44:00Z

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.
Strategy 2020-05-21T20:05:00Z

An Indonesian entrepreneur is making leather shoes out of leftover chicken feet

The shoe company Hirka markets its shoes as alternatives to ones made from reptile skin, which have long been controversial in the fashion industry.
Strategy 2020-05-21T19:12:19Z
Strategy 2020-05-21T18:56:50Z

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.
Strategy 2020-05-21T16:46:00Z

What to do if you get laid off on an H-1B visa during the coronavirus pandemic

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.
Strategy 2020-05-21T16:19:01Z

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.
BI Prime Strategy 2020-05-21T14:49:23Z

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.
BI Prime Strategy 2020-05-21T13:53:52Z

The legal and tax implications of taking your company remote permanently

Letting employees work from home forever like Twitter did isn't as simple as mailing them a laptop. Consider federal and state regulations.
BI Prime Transportation 2020-05-21T13:28:44Z

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.
Strategy 2020-05-21T13:15:00Z

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.
Strategy 2020-05-21T13:05:00Z

Avoid irritating your coworkers and ditch these 10 annoying work email clichés

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.
Strategy 2020-05-21T13:00:00Z

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.
Careers 2020-05-20T21:33:00Z

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.
Strategy 2020-05-20T19:22:00Z

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.
BI Prime Strategy 2020-05-20T18:05:53Z

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.
Strategy 2020-05-20T17:52:07Z

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."
Strategy 2020-05-20T17:34:40Z

NYU will reopen in the fall for in-person classes

NYU, which is located in the city and state hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic, plans to resume in-person classes this fall.
BI Prime Strategy 2020-05-20T17:13:20Z

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.
Tech 2020-05-20T17:03:00Z

AI 101: How learning computers are becoming smarter

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.
Strategy 2020-05-20T16:29:10Z

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.
Strategy 2020-05-20T16:24:00Z

The 30 best high-paying jobs of the future

These high-paying jobs are poised to see employment growth over the next decade, including multiple occupations in medicine and tech.
Strategy 2020-05-20T16:21:39Z

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.
Strategy 2020-05-20T16:09:13Z

Data shows US birthrates fell to a record low — and that was before coronavirus hit

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.
Strategy 2020-05-20T15:32:00Z

How to support your Muslim coworkers who are fasting during Ramadan

Here's what to know to make sure you don't say the wrong thing to a Muslim colleague who is observing Ramadan.
Strategy 2020-05-20T15:15:18Z

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.
Strategy 2020-05-20T15:08:16Z

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.
BI Prime Strategy 2020-05-20T14:59:00Z

10 simple reading strategies that will improve your memory and make you smarter

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.
Strategy 2020-05-20T14:15:00Z

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.
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