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Finance 2020-09-26T13:23:00Z
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Big Law is going through a huge transformation: here's the latest news on pay, hiring, and career prospects

The latest news on Big Law hiring, compensation, layoffs, law school recruiting, diploma privilege, people moves, hot practice areas.
Premium Premium 2020-09-25T19:04:00Z
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[SLIDE DECK] Six Figure Side Hustles 2020

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.
Premium Strategy 2020-09-25T18:22:00Z
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14 books every recent graduate should read on building a career and living a fulfilling life

These reads can help ease some of the stress of transitioning from college student to working professional.
Strategy 2020-09-25T16:28:38Z

LinkedIn has a new stories feature — but you shouldn't treat it like Instagram

The new tool mimics the more relaxed experience of other, more casual social media outlets, but you should still be careful what you post.
Premium Careers 2020-09-25T16:27:00Z

Cannabis salaries are soaring. Here are the 24 jobs where you can take home a 6-figure salary in the $31 billion industry.

Cannabis-cultivation managers, compliance directors, and information-technology managers can take home big paychecks.
Tech 2020-09-25T14:41:01Z

Google will start giving employees up to $2,500 a year to help pay off their student loan debt

Google said the goal of the program is to help employees pay off their loans so they can save for retirement, start a family, or buy a home.
Premium Strategy 2020-09-25T14:21:08Z

These are the highest-paying remote jobs in computing that you can do anywhere in the world, and they're all hiring right now

The highest-paying fully remote jobs in the computer & IT sectors include head of product and backend engineer roles, and two pay more than $100,000.
Premium Strategy 2020-09-25T13:00:00Z

JOB INTERVIEW PREP: Career coaches and recruiters from top companies like Google and Facebook share their best advice for impressing the hiring manager and landing a top job

Here's what you need to know ahead of your interview, including what to wear, how to answer tough questions, composing a thank you note, and more.
Premium Strategy 2020-09-25T12:45:00Z

Inside the annual event that partners with giants like Google and Apple to increase gender diversity in tech and draws 30,000 attendees from around the globe

This year, the Grace Hopper Celebration is prioritizing working with women who have been laid off or furloughed because of the pandemic.
Premium Strategy 2020-09-24T18:21:00Z

6 important tips for interviewers looking to hire top talent from diverse backgrounds, according to HR and D&I leaders

Having "a very limited pool of black talent to recruit from," isn't the problem — telling a Black person they're "articulate" in a job interview is.
Careers 2020-09-24T17:25:55Z

Half of adults who lost their jobs during the pandemic are still unemployed

Pew Research Center also found that 60% of the people who took a pay cut early in the pandemic are still making less than they were before March.
Premium Strategy 2020-09-24T14:10:00Z

11 books to read if you want to learn about the future of work

These books explain how the quality of work and work-life balance changed in recent years, and what to expect of the gig economy as it develops.
Premium Strategy 2020-09-24T14:04:00Z

3 flexible side gigs perfect for parents looking to make some extra cash from home

Full-time parents told Business Insider that these side gigs have helped them bring in thousands a year in extra income, on their own time.
Premium Strategy 2020-09-23T22:07:18Z

I reviewed 587 resumes in 49 hours to help people impacted by the pandemic. Here are my best tips on how to build a resume that stands out — along with the best examples.

Eugene Hayden has worked at top companies like Google, KPMG, and Boston Consulting Group and has spent years tweaking his own resume.
Premium Strategy 2020-09-23T21:40:00Z

How to get into the MIT Sloan School of Management, the No. 3 business school in the world

With a cohesive story that incorporates MIT's mission, experts said, candidates can land a coveted spot at one of the best business schools globally.
Premium Strategy 2020-09-23T21:32:00Z

Here's what it takes to get into Wharton's MBA program, the No. 2 business school in the world

Landing a spot in Wharton's MBA program, ranked No. 2 in the world, isn't easy — but owning your narrative and communicating clear goals can help.
Reviews 2020-09-23T21:30:00Z

I sit on the Purple seat cushion while I work — it helps improve my posture and makes sitting much more comfortable

It's made sitting through the workday more pleasant, and thanks to its effect on my posture, it also improved my time spent standing.
Premium Tech 2020-09-23T21:27:49Z

Under Vanessa Pappas, TikTok could go from political nightmare to a powerhouse focused on investing in creators

Vanessa Pappas has been a TikTok executive for years and is now its acting CEO. Here's how she might lead the company out of troubled waters.
Premium Strategy 2020-09-23T18:34:00Z

13 books HR executives recommend for managers who want to become better leaders and communicators

This eclectic collection of books will help you become a more thoughtful and influential leader at work.
Executive Lifestyle 2020-09-23T15:59:00Z

What it takes to be a celebrity bodyguard

Bodyguards go through intense training to protect celebrities, CEOs, and politicians. Global Threat Solutions' bodyguards have protected Joe Biden.
Strategy 2020-09-23T15:21:00Z

The pandemic could be turning the gig economy white-collar, if this summer's new freelancers are any indication

An Upwork report found that this summer, 24% more people made a recent decision to enter the gig economy than in most years on record.
Premium Strategy 2020-09-23T15:19:29Z

A founding member of 'The Try Guys' with 7.3 million YouTube followers launched a tea company that sold out in less than a day. Here's how he started and managed a successful business during the pandemic.

Zach Kornfeld stuck to a low budget by hiring an independent artist to design his logo and shooting his own photos in his living room.
Executive Lifestyle 2020-09-23T15:17:00Z

Meet the CEO behind the company that owns the rights to all your favorite bankrupt brands and dead celebrities, from Forever 21 to Marilyn Monroe

Authentic Brands Group CEO Jamie Salter has spent the coronavirus pandemic buying up the rights to struggling retailers.
Premium Strategy 2020-09-23T14:01:52Z

Mailchimp's chief product officer says clarifying priorities should be your number one focus when managing a 100% remote team — here's how to start setting clear, actionable goals

John Foreman argues that if you're doing your job right, ensuring employees know exactly what to do next should feel a bit dry and boring.
Premium Strategy 2020-09-23T13:57:00Z

95% of Stanford MBA students take a nonrequired course nicknamed 'Touchy Feely.' Here's why alumni say it's been voted the most popular elective for 45 years.

The course's popularity has increased so much in recent years that it's now offered every quarter, as well as to students outside of the GSB.
Premium Strategy 2020-09-23T13:41:00Z

The personal essay that helped one student land a coveted spot at Stanford Graduate School of Business

Aja Edmond is a 2012 graduate of Stanford Graduate School of Business, the No. 1 MBA program in the world for 2021. This is the essay she submitted.
Premium Strategy 2020-09-23T13:36:00Z

Here's what it takes to get accepted into Stanford Graduate School of Business, according to 6 grads and the assistant dean of admissions

Stanford Graduate School of Business was ranked as the best business school in the world for 2021. Here's how to be one of the 6.1% accepted.
Premium Strategy 2020-09-23T13:27:00Z

8 questions to ask at meetings that will show the CEO you're a born leader

Ask these questions during a meeting with your CEO, experts say, so that you look smart, knowledgeable, and engaged.
Premium Strategy 2020-09-23T13:00:00Z

ACING THE APPLICATION: Career experts' best advice for writing a standout résumé and cover letter that will impress hiring managers and help you land a plum job opportunity

In a competitive job market, your application materials can mean the difference between a job offer and a rejection.
Premium Strategy 2020-09-22T17:12:00Z

The 8 best executive MBAs that let you get a prestigious degree from anywhere in the world while working full time

11 alumni and staffers explain what makes these programs so great in terms of curriculum, job prospects, networking opportunities, and more.
Personal Finance 2020-09-22T15:34:00Z

8 pieces of advice to help you retire when you want, according to people who have done it

To retire how you want to, it's crucial to plan ahead, according to retirees who have stopped working and continue to live comfortably.
Strategy 2020-09-22T13:05:00Z

I became a manager before I knew how to lead effectively. Here's what I wish someone told me before I was promoted.

Gallup estimates that unqualified managers cost US businesses hundreds of billions of dollars annually.
Strategy 2020-09-22T12:00:00Z

Use this exact script to talk to your boss if you're struggling with anxiety or depression at work

Employees aren't talking about coronavirus-related stress and depression, and that's bad for business.
Premium Strategy 2020-09-22T10:30:00Z

The top 10 hottest startups hiring for more than 3,000 jobs right now

LinkedIn's list of startups includes food delivery app DoorDash and commission-free trading tool Robinhood.
Strategy 2020-09-21T21:16:22Z

I'm the female CEO of a think tank devoted to diversity and inclusion. Workplaces — and the government — can honor Ruth Bader Ginsburg's legacy by building the world she fought for.

"We must recognize just how important systemic solutions are in the fight for equity — and federal law has a crucial role to play."
Finance 2020-09-21T21:01:00Z

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.
Strategy 2020-09-21T20:48:12Z

Interest in hiring MBAs has swung back to pre-pandemic levels — or so say banks, consultancies, and tech companies

The Graduate Management Admission Council surveyed hundreds of firms on MBA recruiting. Hiring interest is back up, but salaries remain slightly down.
Premium Strategy 2020-09-21T17:24:48Z

Facebook's head of recruiting shares 3 qualities the tech giant is looking for in remote job candidates — and how you can make yourself stand out

Miranda Kalinowski says Facebook looks for people it calls "builders," or employees who go beyond what's expected of their work.
Strategy 2020-09-21T15:29:19Z

SUCCESS INSIDER: What people in the C-suites of Apple, Facebook, Disney, and 90 other big tech and media companies earn

Our regular newsletter for getting things done, like understanding how executive compensation works at some of the biggest US companies.
Tech 2020-09-21T15:24:25Z

Silicon Valley's workforce is falling out of love with massive tech campuses. Experts predict what will take its place are networks of satellite offices.

Silicon Valley may no longer be the center of tech it once was, as companies like Amazon and Uber plan for a future around satellite offices.
Premium Strategy 2020-09-21T14:45:00Z

The ultimate guide to figuring out how (and if) you should start your own company

Should I start a business? It's a question on many ambitious professionals' minds. We asked entrepreneurship experts how to make the decision.
Strategy 2020-09-21T14:16:23Z

The 15 most influential universities in the world

School ranking website AcademicInfluence.com analyzed the impact of notable alumni and professors from top-tier institutions to compile the list.
Premium Media 2020-09-21T12:56:00Z

5 key takeaways for media job seekers as the pandemic and consolidation alter the industry, according to top recruiters

Media recruiters said the industry is slowly starting to hire again, and there's growing demand for media in other sectors, as well.
Premium Strategy 2020-09-21T12:00:00Z

A 5-step guide to hosting a successful virtual recruiting event, according to execs from job search giants Handshake and Indeed

Employers have to set a target number of RSVPs, promote the event online, and prepare engaging content.
Premium Strategy 2020-09-21T11:40:00Z

Consulting salaries revealed: How much employees make at 12 boutique firms including Booz Allen Hamilton, AlixPartners, and Mercer

Consultants can make $165,000 at boutique firms, and compensation for principals can top $200,000, according to Business Insider's salary analysis.
Strategy 2020-09-20T15:00:00Z

The top 10 coding languages recruiters are looking for right now — and how to learn them online for free

An analysis of Indeed.com job listings revealed which languages are the most highly sought after, including C++ and Javascript.
Premium Strategy 2020-09-20T14:24:00Z

Use this effective fill-in-the-blank template when writing your LinkedIn profile summary and save time

Adrian Granzella Larssen is a content strategist who founded her own business. Here's her LinkedIn summary template.
Premium Enterprise 2020-09-20T13:45:00Z

Atlassian's US salaries revealed: How much the $42 billion giant pays engineers, product managers, data scientists, and more

Disclosure data filed with the US Office of Foreign Labor Certification reveals a snapshot of how much the firm pays its US employees.
Strategy 2020-09-19T20:34:00Z

Wealthy expectant parents in New York are paying this couple hundreds of dollars to baby-proof their homes

Fred and Courtney Ilarraza say they once charged a client $10,000 to kid-proof a rental home in the Hamptons.
Strategy 2020-09-19T14:00:00Z

PRESENTING: 6 side hustles you can start from home, according to 2 freelancers earning $15,000 a month

Full-time freelancer Stephanie Smolders makes money online from all over the world. These are her recommendations for building a business from home.
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