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Premium Politics 2021-01-20T21:50:39Z
Biden Harris victory

Joe Biden is hiring about 4,000 political staffers to work in his administration. Here's how 3 experts say you can boost your chances of getting one of those jobs.

Government hiring experts share their tips for snagging one of the 4,000 jobs Joe Biden and his team will be doling out as they build a new administration.
Premium Premium 2021-01-20T17:00:00Z
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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 Media 2021-01-20T15:34:17Z
Atypical Netflix

How to get noticed by Netflix job recruiters who can help you get hired, according to company insiders

Netflix insiders, including its top hiring exec, suggested crafting your online persona, connecting with employees, and attending industry events.
Premium Law 2021-01-19T15:55:46Z

The 7 dos and don'ts of virtual interviews for Big Law summer associate programs, according to hiring decision-makers at Skadden, Latham & Watkins and a top industry recruiter

OCIs for summer associate programs are in full swing. Insiders at Skadden and Latham and an industry recruiter share tips on acing virtual interviews.
Advertising 2021-01-19T13:10:41Z

Inside Amazon's advertising business, which is $13 billion and growing fast

Amazon is betting big on advertising, sending ripples through the advertising industry.
Premium Strategy 2021-01-18T18:05:59Z

How to optimize your LinkedIn profile using keywords so it's super easy for recruiters to find

Recruiters gave Insider the inside scoop on how they search for and pick out candidates on LinkedIn.
Premium Strategy 2021-01-18T17:56:24Z

The founder of the 170,000-subscriber newsletter Girls' Night In shares her best tips for growing a loyal audience and turning your side gig into a full-time business

Alisha Ramos grew her audience organically to 30,000 people in her first year by keeping subject lines consistent and responding to every reader.
Careers 2021-01-17T15:15:00Z

FINDING A JOB IN 2021: Your guide to making big career moves and landing the role you've always wanted

The best advice from career coaches, recruiters, and hiring managers for getting noticed and landing a new job.
Careers 2021-01-17T14:51:00Z

I'm a former NFL pro who started a winery with two of my teammates — here's how we carried lessons from football into our business strategy

Former Green Bay Packers player Tony Moll says sports skills like fast thinking and rolling with the punches have been key in running his Sonoma winery.
Premium Strategy 2021-01-17T14:00:00Z

I'm a business coach who made $400,000 while pregnant with my first child. Here are 5 strategies I lived by to balance motherhood and running a company.

Creating a solid game plan and ditching the pressure to "do more" helped Cait Scudder keep her business growing while she became a first-time mother.
Careers 2021-01-16T15:25:00Z

I'm a former Broadway actress who makes over $8,000 a month running a digital marketing company. Here's how I set my prices and find new clients.

Rachel Schur Chase expanded her social media side hustle into a full-time business to help actors and stores move online during the pandemic.
Premium Media 2021-01-16T14:00:00Z

A 22-year-old Twitch streamer who earns over $200,000 a year shares how she got her start and the biggest misconceptions about making it big in streaming

Kailey "Kbubblez" Hankins got into gaming with her dad, and at 18 started streaming 12 hours a day, seven days a week. She now has 210,000 followers.
Premium Strategy 2021-01-15T19:04:08Z

At 37 weeks pregnant, she launched an online coaching business that brought in over $40,000 last year on top of her full-time job. Here's how she did it.

Liz McVoy, a marketing consultant, had to balance a full-time job, a kid and one on the way, and a growing new business — all during a pandemic.
Premium Careers 2021-01-15T16:42:48Z

8 tips for improving your Zoom interview skills to increase your chances of landing a job

Paul J. Bailo, the author of "The Essential Digital Interview Handbook," shares his best advice for acing any virtual interview.
Premium Small Business 2021-01-15T16:03:21Z

A 29-year-old private jet broker reveals how he built a career in luxury lifestyle from the ground up and landed celebrity clients like Diddy and the Kardashians

Kelvin Mensah, one of the youngest Black private jet brokers in the world, moved from the Bronx to LA to launch his career in high-end travel.
Premium Strategy 2021-01-15T15:34:06Z

A cold email from a Twitter employee to the head of HR got the sender her dream job. Here's exactly why the message stood out among a sea of requests.

Jennifer Christie received a cold email from an employee interested in changing roles. The note impressed her because it was thoughtful and direct.
Premium Careers 2021-01-15T13:50:54Z

We analyzed 11 years of Glassdoor employee rankings to determine the best companies to work for. The top 20 include grocery chains, tech giants, and airlines.

Insider analyzed Glassdoor's Best Places to Work rankings from the past decade to discover which companies keep rising to the top.
Strategy 2021-01-15T13:30:00Z

I improved my work-life balance by getting rid of negative thinking — here are 7 daily habits that helped me do it

Executive coach Peggy Caruso says scheduling time for self-care and checking in with loved ones can help you avoid fixating on negative thoughts.
Premium Strategy 2021-01-14T16:51:43Z

6 bootcamps that cost little to nothing upfront, teach students crucial tech skills, and help them land roles at Google and Spotify

Income share agreement programs, or ISAs, allow students to pay back the full tuition after landing a steady tech job post-graduation.
Premium Careers 2021-01-14T16:04:12Z

I'm a mom influencer who earns up to $12,000 a month through paid sponsorships. Here's how I grew my income and following while caring for my son.

Manou Oeschger charges brands between $500 and $1,500 per Instagram post and says the key to success is working with companies on a long-term basis.
Premium Careers 2021-01-14T15:09:09Z

I started my first job completely remote. Here's how I formed meaningful relationships with my coworkers and stood out when I didn't know anyone.

Getting to know my new colleagues virtually is challenging, but overcommunicating and taking time to socialize helps.
Careers 2021-01-14T14:24:53Z

Writing for Insider — Business

Learn how to write for Business Insider in one of two main ways: as a contributor or as a paid freelancer.
Law 2021-01-14T13:41:34Z

WATCH: Hiring decision-makers at Latham and Skadden and an industry recruiter reveal how to land a Big Law summer associate gig

Insiders at Latham & Watkins and Skadden and a top industry recruiter share how to ace virtual recruiting and land a Big Law summer associate job.
Careers 2021-01-13T17:02:00Z

PRESENTING: The 20 top companies to work for, according to 11 years of Glassdoor's Best Places to Work list

Insider analyzed over a decade of Glassdoor's annual rankings to determine which companies frequently perform well on the list.
Premium Premium 2021-01-13T17:00:00Z

[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 Finance 2021-01-13T15:30:53Z

Accenture salary data reveals how much it pays for jobs in consulting, data science, engineering, and computer programming

Consultants can make up to $140,658, and tech solutions managers can make as much as $225,900, according to Insider's salary analysis.
Premium Finance 2021-01-12T18:45:25Z

MBA candidates who interned at McKinsey share how you can stand out during the 10-week program and land a 6-figure job

You have a less than 1% chance of getting hired at the management consulting firm. The best candidates take on new projects and network internally.
Premium Strategy 2021-01-12T17:30:22Z

LinkedIn hashtags are an underrated tool for getting hired. 6 recruiters share the ones they use to find and poach talent.

Using and following hashtags on LinkedIn isn't a widely used tactic among job seekers, but can put you miles ahead of the competition, recruiters say.
Premium Finance 2021-01-12T15:44:49Z

Private-equity headhunters spend just 6 seconds looking at your resume. Carlyle's head of talent explains how you can stand out.

The start of private-equity associate recruiting was pushed to 2021. Here's how to land a job at firms like Carlyle, Bain Capital, and Apollo.
Premium Tech 2021-01-12T15:06:07Z

Jeff Bezos just turned 57. Here's how his leadership style propelled him to become one of the richest men in the world — and what you can learn from it.

"His unwritten philosophy is courage and curiosity, which I found to be to the real hallmark of pretty much every great leader that I work with."
Careers 2021-01-12T13:55:00Z

The 15 most in-demand jobs in 2021 and the salary ranges you should expect for each one, according to LinkedIn

From nurses to diversity experts, LinkedIn analyzed its 2020 data to see which jobs saw hiring growth and will likely continue to expand in 2021.
Premium Strategy 2021-01-11T22:00:00Z

3 ways leaders can build trust with employees and customers on Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn

A survey of 11,700 from business advisory firm Brunswick found that people were drawn to leaders who had an authentic presence on social media.
Premium Real Estate 2021-01-11T19:29:56Z

How to make 6 figures as an independent real estate agent, according to someone who did it

Despite getting into real estate during the financial crisis, Minneapolis-based real estate agent Heather Foss came out the other side thriving.
Premium Tech 2021-01-11T18:00:01Z

5 tech recruiters for companies like Tesla, Google, and Amazon share how candidates can stand out in a more competitive job market and the qualities they look for in hires

Being among the first to apply to a job and cold messaging recruiters or executives are just some of the ways tech talent can stand out in 2021.
Premium Media 2021-01-11T16:49:52Z

How to get a job at Netflix in 2021, from getting noticed by a recruiter to nailing the interview

Top tips include researching the business, crafting your online persona, preparing for an extensive interview process, and asking lots of questions.
Premium Careers 2021-01-11T16:32:40Z

Recruiters who've placed candidates at firms like Goldman Sachs, Burberry, and Lionsgate reveal 3 strategies for job searching that applicants can start using today

Job-seekers already have most of the tools necessary to ramp up their search and find a new role. Here's how to shift your mindset and take charge.
Premium Careers 2021-01-11T16:15:43Z

Use this interactive template that we created with a career coach to build your perfect résumé

Insider worked with TopResume career expert Amanda Augustine to makeover a résumé and take it to the next level.
Premium Careers 2021-01-11T14:15:00Z

10 industries booming during the pandemic that are hiring for fully remote jobs right now

Remote roles in fields like writing and e-commerce have seen an increase in job postings by over 25% since March, according to job site FlexJobs.
Careers 2021-01-11T13:51:00Z

I was a stockbroker at UBS who went to prison for fraud. Now I'm a white-collar prison consultant who helps high-profile clients get through their time in lockup — here's what my job is like.

After serving time in California for conspiracy to commit mail, wire, and securities fraud, Justin Paperny wanted to help others facing incarceration.
Premium Law 2021-01-11T13:45:04Z

Kirkland & Ellis recruiting chairs and industry insiders lay out how to get hired at the top-ranking law firm

Hiring decision-makers and an industry recruiter share tips on picking practice areas and acing your interview at the number-one Am Law firm.
Careers 2021-01-10T15:22:00Z

Author James Patterson on the moment his life changed direction, his working style, and his best career advice

The bestselling writer discusses what it was like to write about John Lennon and the Kennedys and to coauthor a book with US President Bill Clinton.
Premium Careers 2021-01-10T14:10:00Z

I'm 23 and launched a luxury picnic service in the middle of the pandemic — and while working full-time. Here's how we make up to $12,000 a month throwing personalized events.

Picnic 'n Chill offers a safe way to celebrate birthdays and anniversaries with setups that include painting activities, fondue sets, and board games.
Premium Strategy 2021-01-10T12:47:27Z

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.
Premium Strategy 2021-01-10T12:46:37Z

Food52 hit 16 million readers in 10 years. The founders walked us through a $100 million growth strategy that goes way beyond content.

Since the company "never had a lot of funding, any aggressive expansion we've had was the result of proving out a concept and expanding organically."
Opinion 2021-01-09T17:06:16Z

I'm a poll worker in Georgia — here's what it was like working the election that helped Democrats regain control of the US Senate

Denise LeGree, 58, says she was "shocked, really shocked" at the voter turnout for this year's historic Georgia runoff elections.
Premium Strategy 2021-01-08T15:31:33Z

Harvard and Stanford MBA grads reveal the most important benefits they got from business school, besides their education

These alumni say there's more to the business school experience than just what you absorb from your professors during lectures.
Premium Strategy 2021-01-08T14:49:46Z

How to make a major business pivot, according to a cofounder who went from a failed social dining app to an online sneaker marketplace that's raised $100 million from Foot Locker

Eddy Lu is the cofounder of apparel company GOAT, which has over 20 million global members. But his business idea before that was GrubWithUs.
News 2021-01-08T14:30:12Z

I'm a 17-year US postal worker who has never witnessed such bad mail delays or heard management admit 'we can't handle volume' until now

"We are completely in the dark," the veteran Massachusetts carrier told Insider. "I wish I had more information for my customers."
Careers 2021-01-07T14:00:00Z

Muriel Fahrion, the artist behind the iconic Strawberry Shortcake and Care Bears, on creating from home, how she comes up with ideas for new characters, and her love for social media

Fahrion, who resides in Tulsa, loves sharing her art on Instagram, including Olivia and Archer, two new characters based on the Tulsa Race Massacre.
Premium Strategy 2021-01-06T18:28:29Z

Here is the personal essay that got an MBA grad into the University of Chicago's Booth School of Business

Delano Saporu graduated from Booth in 2018 and credits his essay for helping him stand out. He shared the unedited version with Business Insider.
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