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Premium Strategy 2020-07-09T14:57:20Z
Activists hold placards during a demonstration protest fast fashion garment workers rights

A social campaign that pressured $15 billion out of 18 brands like H&M, Lululemon, and Walmart is a case study in how people are becoming ruthless about holding companies to ethical standards

Brands and consumers are pressuring big fast fashion companies to pay up for delayed or cancelled orders during the pandemic that left workers unpaid.
Premium Strategy 2020-07-09T15:38:00Z
Zoom

6 rules for running virtual meetings that will keep your remote teams productive and engaged — and make you a respected leader

The amount of online meetings has increased by 40% since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, but managers are still finding it tough to lead.
Strategy 2020-07-09T15:20:17Z
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10 powerful books about being Black in America for teens and young adults

These popular titles, which have been turned into movies or won literary awards, are great picks for summer reading.
Strategy 2020-07-09T15:19:08Z

Essential workers in 25 cities are going on a 'Strike for Black Lives'

Teachers, farmers, fast food workers, domestic workers, and others with the SEIU, AFT, and other groups will stage a mass walkout in 25 major cities.
Strategy 2020-07-09T14:46:52Z

The economy can't recover as long as day cares and schools remain closed

UChicago researchers found 11% of Americans won't return to full-time work without proper childcare — and women will probably bear the brunt of it.
Premium Tech 2020-07-09T21:41:00Z

A French startup raised $65 million in the middle of the coronavirus crisis for its cloud-based phone system. Here's the pitch deck it used.

Aircall was trying to raise new capital when governments around the globe started shutting down their economies. It was successful anyway.
Strategy 2020-07-09T21:06:00Z

30 notable Wharton Business School graduates

Trump graduated from Penn's Wharton in 1968 — and his niece just accused him of cheating to get in. Here's a look at other influential Wharton alumni.
Premium Executive Lifestyle 2020-07-09T18:13:16Z

9 things to know before you buy your first rental property, according to a brokerage VP who built an $8 million real-estate portfolio

Market rents and maintenance payments are just two things you have to know before you invest in a property, Atlas Real Estate's Mike Hills said.
Premium Strategy 2020-07-09T17:55:36Z

How accelerators like Techstars and 500 Startups are helping entrepreneurs build a network and pivot to survive the pandemic and recession

Techstars held a virtual demo day in April to connect investors with new startups, while 500 Startups launched a Slack channel to build community.
Careers 2020-07-09T17:17:00Z

11 jobs that don't require any experience to get hired

You may be surprised to discover there are many jobs available that don't require any experience at all.
Premium Strategy 2020-07-09T17:10:00Z

How to decide if now's a good time to go to grad school — and the pros and cons of applying during the pandemic

Some schools are likely to have cheaper tuition and extra scholarships, but you'll probably also miss out on the traditional graduate experience.
Premium Strategy 2020-07-09T14:32:14Z

The UK government will pay 50% of British diners' bills when they eat out in August as part of a COVID-19 support scheme. Here's the small print.

The government will pay 50% of diners' bills Mondays through Wednesdays in August at eligible restaurants and pubs. Here's what you need to know.
Opinion 2020-07-09T14:32:00Z

The pandemic is wrecking the typical 9-to-5 workday. Good riddance.

The standard work week is on the way out after its inefficiencies were made apparent by the COVID-19 crisis.
Strategy 2020-07-09T13:15:00Z

How to tell the difference between feeling routine anxiety and having an anxiety disorder, according to a psychotherapist

If your anxiety keeps you up at night or holds you back from enjoying daily activities, it may be something more serious.
Strategy 2020-07-09T13:12:00Z

If you're buying a home in 2020, add these requirements to your 'must-have' list

Homes this year have become an office, gym, entertainment space, and sanitation station all in one. Here's what your new house should include.
Premium Strategy 2020-07-09T14:45:04Z

The LinkedIn post that helped one laid-off engineer make 500 new connections and land a new job in just one month

Andrew Ngo posted on LinkedIn about losing his job in March. By April, he'd landed a new role at Atlassian, thanks to an outpouring of support.
Premium Strategy 2020-07-09T17:18:00Z

Here are the top 12 case studies every MBA student should know

Case studies are real-world examples of why businesses succeed or fail — like Apple changing its name to pivot away from just producing computers.
Strategy 2020-07-09T13:09:00Z

I'm a diversity and inclusion expert who admits that 'unconscious bias' trainings don't really work. Here are 3 ways companies can ensure they're not a waste of time.

A DEI expert explains what it takes to drive real change, and why annual trainings are not a miracle cure for systemic inequity.
Premium Executive Lifestyle 2020-07-09T13:00:00Z

3 questions you have to answer if you want to sell your house, from the Hollywood designer who counts Leo DiCaprio as a client

Joy Moyler Interiors serves the Hollywood elite, including John Mayer and Adrien Brody, and she said 3 things in particular make a house sellable.
Strategy 2020-07-09T12:47:00Z

7 therapist-approved tips for making the most of a mental health day while your home is also your office

A therapist told us that if you haven't taken a day off since you started working from home in March, you should. Here's how you should spend it.
Strategy 2020-07-09T12:24:00Z

I'm the only physician working nights in an urban emergency department during a pandemic. It doesn't feel safe.

"If the surge comes too fast and I don't have hands, I don't have nurses, what the f--k am I supposed to do?"
Premium Strategy 2020-07-09T11:35:00Z

1 in 5 businesses are refusing cash during the pandemic. Here are the upsides to going digital, aside from not having to touch strangers' hands.

Digital payments show you take health concerns seriously and can provide a treasure trove of data that could inform better business decisions.
Premium Retail 2020-07-09T09:27:40Z

Masked waiters, cutlery in envelopes, and no loud music: How England's pubs and restaurants are coping now that coronavirus restrictions have lifted

England's chefs and pub landlords are feeling a mix of quiet nervousness and excitement about what the next few months hold.
Premium Strategy 2020-07-09T08:34:16Z

Chris Kenna is a CEO and diversity expert who counts Unilever, L'Oréal, and Amazon among his clients. Here are his 5 tips for every leader to make their company more inclusive

Owning up to your mistakes and seeking external help can help create more inclusive, diverse workforces, says Brand Advance CEO Chris Kenna.
Transportation 2020-07-08T21:19:00Z

Tesla's stock keeps ripping higher — helping Elon Musk get even closer to his 2nd $1.8 billion payday

The billionaire takes no salary from Tesla, but if the company hits an elaborate set of goals, he'll take home billions in stock options.
Strategy 2020-07-08T20:28:00Z

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.
Strategy 2020-07-08T20:09:32Z

Schools that suspend more students have more of them end up in jail

A paper finds that children that attend schools with higher rates of suspension are about 15% to 20% more likely to be arrested and incarcerated.
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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.
Strategy 2020-07-08T19:39:00Z

New York City public schools will only partially reopen in the fall

Students could engage in a hybrid learning model, having socially distanced classes up to 3 days a week, with 30-person classes shrinking to about 12.
Strategy 2020-07-08T18:52:25Z

There's a 'commonly offered' myth that financial literacy will close America's racial wealth gap. It's wrong.

The ceiling on Black affluence can't be chalked up to "deficient knowledge" or personal decisions — generations of systemic racism are at work.
Strategy 2020-07-08T18:09:27Z

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.
Premium Strategy 2020-07-08T17:56:56Z

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.
Premium Strategy 2020-07-08T17:24:25Z

Reddit cofounder Alexis Ohanian says esports investments have 'wayyyyy more upside potential' than traditional sports, so we looked into the hottest companies worth following

Experts predict the industry will top $1 billion in revenue in 2020 as social-distancing has affected esports less than traditional sports.
Premium Enterprise 2020-07-08T16:59:00Z

Meet 14 top Microsoft execs and other power players who left the company since Satya Nadella took over as CEO — and where they are now

An analysis of the most high-profile Microsoft executive departures help shed light on how the company's transformation has taken shape.
Premium Strategy 2020-07-08T16:55:17Z

3 steps to budget for a baby so you can get your finances in order and focus on being a good parent

Personal finance experts outline all the costs parents have to consider before their new baby arrives and how they can save up.
Premium Strategy 2020-07-08T16:51:00Z

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.
Premium Strategy 2020-07-08T15:49:40Z

'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.
Strategy 2020-07-08T15:42:00Z

BUSINESS SCHOOL PREP: The ultimate guides to getting into the top MBA programs in the world

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.
Premium Strategy 2020-07-08T15:36:41Z

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.
Strategy 2020-07-08T15:11:00Z

19 signs that you're a narcissist and don't even know it

Belittling others, obsessing over your appearance, and being super defensive of your own opinions are all signs of narcissism.
Tech 2020-07-08T15:04:57Z

Jeff Bezos' October surprise (no, he's not running for president)

This week in Trending, we take a look at Amazon's latest plans for its delayed Prime Day, Palantir's IPO, and the battle between Tesla and Toyota.
Strategy 2020-07-08T14:48:00Z

Harvard is suing ICE for threatening to link remote learning to deportation, right as the school announced its remote reopening plan

Harvard announced an all-online semester the same day ICE threatened to deport international students attending class online. Now the school is suing.
Strategy 2020-07-08T14:13:00Z

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.
Strategy 2020-07-08T13:34:15Z

37 jobs that are great for people who love the outdoors

With the warm summer weather in full swing, we decided to look at which jobs require being outside the most.
Strategy 2020-07-08T13:05:00Z

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.
Premium Executive Lifestyle 2020-07-08T13:00:00Z

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.
Strategy 2020-07-08T13:00:00Z

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.
Strategy 2020-07-08T12:45:00Z

5 things your therapist wants you to stop freaking out about, according to a psychotherapist

There's no use in overthinking about how your therapist perceives you — they've seen and heard it all before.
Strategy 2020-07-07T20:37:19Z

15 of the most surprising companies that the Small Business Administration listed as paycheck protection loan recipients

Kanye, Kushner, the Girl Scouts, Burning Man, and more were listed as PPP loan recipients by the SBA. Some have disputed the accuracy of the data.
Premium Enterprise 2020-07-07T19:52:00Z

VCs and analysts say these are the top 14 startups challenging Microsoft Office and reinventing how people work

Business Insider asked experts to name productivity and collaboration startups reinventing the traditional office suite and taking on Microsoft.
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