Trump, lacking the authority to cut off school funding and continuing to urge a fall reopening, threatens to cut off school funding
About 90% of school funding is state-directed, but teachers have been asking for more federal funding so they can reopen safely.
How to get your work to install all-gender bathrooms before everyone returns to the office, including the exact email to start the conversation
You can use this letter to explain to managers the benefits of all-gender bathrooms, and what they should include when they're installed.
Job postings are still far below February's level despite a recent uptick, which shows why unemployment benefits have to be extended past July
Job-search giant Indeed found that openings are surging in retail and transportation, but overall they're still down 23% from February's level.
3 Black millennials who are heirs to major enterprises discuss how they're continuing the family legacy
Marcus Jordan, the son of basketball legend Michael Jordan, carved his own path within his father's legacy by founding retail company The Trophy Room.
Don't leave your job in a recession — even if you hate it. Here's how to make work less miserable before you can reasonably quit.
If you're unhappy at work but worried about the implications of quitting in a recession, take heart. There are ways to alleviate the daily stress.
'Hamilton' creator Lin-Manuel Miranda's best advice for juggling projects, meeting deadlines, and never throwing away your shot
The composer, actor, rapper, playwright, and father knows a thing or two about getting his work done.
These guides will give you the inside scoop on how schools such as Harvard, Stanford, and Wharton sift through applicants and help you stand out.
How to get accepted into INSEAD — the top feeder school to McKinsey & Company and other major consulting firms — according to students, alumni, and admissions consultants
Poets & Quants called INSEAD business school "the king of consulting," noting that the program sent over 40% of its grads into the industry in 2019.
22 books on race and white privilege that will show you what's really happening in America right now
Black sociology, literary, and history scholars shared their top book recommendations for people looking to educate themselves on anti-racism.
The best pitch decks weave data, vision, and storytelling in a captivating presentation. Here are the decks that startups have used to get funded.
With the warm summer weather in full swing, we decided to look at which jobs require being outside the most.
As businesses reopen amid the pandemic, here's what you should know if you're worried about getting sick at work, according to a professor of employment law
Depending on the size of the company you work for, you may also qualify for additional paid time off for childcare needs.
Americans also refused to wear masks and obey social distancing during the 1918 influenza pandemic — and one city saw a second spike in deaths as a result
US residents in 1918 flocked outside and gathered in large groups, and led open strikes against safety regulations.
How a 41-year-old 'house hacker' built an $8 million real-estate portfolio that would let him retire now — if he wanted to
Mike Hills went from $25,000 in student-loan debt 19 years ago to a portfolio that includes eight single-family homes, a condo, and a trailer park.
The founders of Panda Express built a $3 billion fortune off of the Chinese food empire. Here's why the first-generation immigrants say the key to achieving the American dream is giving back.
Panda Express CEO Peggy Cherng launched her Chinese food empire, but says her greatest invention is the donation box by each location's cash register.
Apple's iOS update comes with a new accessibility feature — but big tech still has a long way to go if it wants to be truly accessible
Apple announced that iOS 14 will have a new accessibility feature that can alert deaf and hard-of-hearing users to 14 different sounds.
A universal jobs guarantee is the bold new solution for how to bring back all the workers sidelined by the coronavirus
Pavlina Tcherneva, one of the leading lights of modern monetary theory, said federally guaranteed jobs could be more helpful to communities than UBI.
I tried the McKinsey problem-solving game every candidate has to beat to land a 6-figure job at the firm. Here's what you need to know to prepare for the test and impress recruiters.
The game tests the organizational and decision-making skills you need to be successful at the consulting firm.
Students say that Holberton School, a coding bootcamp where students don't pay until they get a job, is more like 'Lord of the Flies' than the inclusive educational experience they were promised
Holberton boasts of graduates landing jobs at giants like Google and Apple. But students who signed income sharing agreements say they were let down.
How to best use LinkedIn's new photo-frame feature to easily alert recruiters that you're looking for work
While the feature makes your job search public, recruiters agree that it's a great tool for quickly getting a hiring manager's attention.
A 36-year-old business owner saw her pandemic sales skyrocket without spending a dime on marketing. Here's how she tweaked her Etsy shop and used word-of-mouth power to keep revenues high.
Ashleigh Evans works alone at home and said that she's gone from filling 20 to 200 orders a day for her booze infusion company inBooze.
There's a direct link between income and happiness, and lower-income white Americans have gotten sadder since the 1970s — setting up Gen Z for unhappy times to come
Researcher Jean Twenge says her study findings 'help explain' Donald Trump's election in 2016, and the coronavirus is furthering this class divide.
This week's Gender at Work newsletter explores alternate possibilities for the future of working parenthood. Women of color could be hit hardest.
Living in a state of worry helps no one — instead, work on controlling your internal thought process and being present.
Rayni Williams, the cofounder of an estates group that closed over $620 million in deals last year, takes us through her daily routine from 6 a.m. to 12 a.m.
Williams and her husband ranked second on Real Trends' list of top-producing small teams nationwide, and they boast over $5 billion in career sales.
I worked in PR for over a decade before writing a novel. Skills like writing for executives actually helped make me a better novelist — here's how.
Rachel Beanland mastered the art of public relations before writing debut novel "Florence Adler Swims Forever."
My company hosted a successful 3-day virtual conference that brought in over 14,000 attendees. Here are my 4 best tips on organizing an online event that people will want to attend.
Slide decks and talking heads aren't enough to engage audiences. Andrey Khusid shares the tools he used to compensate for lost in-person connection.
There's no perfect time to start a business — don't let a crisis stop you from stepping up and making it happen.
Practicing gratitude is the simplest and fastest way to build mental strength, according to a psychotherapist. Here's how you can get started.
It only takes a few minutes, and if you practice it daily, it will help exercise and grow your mental muscles.
13 questions managers must answer to support employees who come out as transgender or nonbinary in the workplace
Updating names on IDs and having a point of contact for a transitioning employee are some of the many ways companies can support trans workers.
To get a Tax ID number, you can speak with your accountant or bank, call the IRS directly, fill out a form and mail it to the IRS, or apply online.
Meet 2019's Rising Stars of Wall Street from firms like Goldman Sachs, Blackstone, and Apollo shaking up investing, trading, and dealmaking
From starting a hedge fund before 30 to running alternative-data shops and helping lead $27 billion investments, this group is in a league of its own.
The weekly $600 unemployment bonus that millions of Americans are relying on will end on July 31 unless Congress can agree on a plan to extend the payments
Democrats' plans appear to be dead in the water, but the Trump administration is mulling the idea of more stimulus payments or a return-to-work bonus.
These high-paying jobs are poised to see employment growth over the next decade, including multiple occupations in medicine and tech.
The US government just released the names of hundreds of thousands of small businesses that received emergency coronavirus bailouts
The move to release the business data came after pressure from Republicans in Congress, who praised the new transparency.
You don't just need to consider state regulations — you also need to figure out how you'll handle the health and financial risks of reopening.
The hiring policy at McKinsey, one of the world's most elite management consultancies, is defined by one thing: Harvard
McKinsey is famous for hiring lots of young graduates from the world's top schools — like Pete Buttigieg. We take an inside look at the strategy.
SUCCESS INSIDER: 6 key steps to launching a successful Amazon store, from people who did it from the comfort of their own homes
Our regular newsletter on getting things done, like how to start your own successful Amazon business at home.
8 steps companies need to take before reopening the office, according to disaster recovery experts and IT specialists
Disaster recovery experts make plans to protect business assets and operations during a crisis. They said to develop safety protocols for coming back.
Commercial real-estate hiring is heating back up. 4 recruiters lay out the exec roles they're trying to fill.
Commercial real estate companies are hiring more executive-level strategic roles, and also filling spots focused on industrial real estate.
The best benefit options for business owners to keep staff happy and engaged while working from home
Paid sick leave laws have recently changed because of coronavirus — and employees also need more mental health benefits during this time.
You'll get much better sleep if you turn off Netflix and spend the time before bed quietly reading, stretching, or drinking tea.
A horse show clothing designer pivoted to make face masks for brands like Target, Starbucks, and USPS. Here's how he leveraged a strong domain name and his network to make it happen.
Kevin Garcia's mask business is now 3,000 orders deep, supplementing his usual gig of designing high-end outfits for competitive horseback riders.
Citi and Goldman Sachs are kicking off virtual internships this week. Here's how Wall Street's summer programs will work this year — and how you can impress remotely.
Goldman Sachs and Citi moved start dates for summer internships to July 6. Here's how Wall Street's shortened, virtual programs will work.
Rutgers University and Carnegie Mellon University are two schools whose graduates can expect to earn high salaries.
I'm a professional bridesmaid: Strangers hire me to pretend to be their close friend during their wedding — and yes, I have way more than 27 dresses
Jen Glantz's full bridesmaid-for-hire package starts at around $2,500, which includes her attendance at the bachelorette party and bridal shower.
If you work a side hustle from home, you can get a tax break for new business-related supplies like a new laptop or printer.
The definitive collection of the best finance stories Business Insider published during the week ended July 4.
"If we're doing this carefully rather than carelessly, then I think we can all enjoy ourselves even though the environment will be different."
Whether you're doing it to pay off student loans or pursue an unfulfilled passion, you may be able to turn your side hustle into a high-paying career.