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Premium Careers 2021-05-20T18:26:09Z

Look inside Salesforce's newly reopened San Francisco office with mandatory on-site COVID-19 testing and redesigned communal workspaces

Fully vaccinated employees who are interested in returning to the office are allowed to volunteer to return in groups of 100.
Strategy 2021-05-22T14:41:00Z
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Malcolm Gladwell shares his best career advice and and why you should always 'have a project'

"You're often a better judge of what is the best and most productive use of your time than your manager or superior," writes Gladwell.
Opinion 2021-05-22T14:19:00Z
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Noncompetes and no-poach agreements have destroyed opportunities for tens of millions of American workers. Here's how one state attorney general fought back..

State Attorney General Bob Ferguson says noncompetes help stifle competition and allow employers to keep wages low by limiting workers' job options.
Premium Strategy 2021-05-22T11:19:26Z

I've lived in 10 countries over 20 years. These are 4 things you need to know before moving abroad to work remotely.

Nina Hobson has been a nomad since moving to Germany at 18. She's lived in 10 countries and is about to move to Uruguay. This is how to do it right.
Premium Careers 2021-05-21T17:47:19Z

'Bring your whole self to work' may create more problems than it solves for employees. Here's how companies can really promote inclusion.

Only those with social and institutional power and privileges, typically white men, have the luxury to bring their full selves into the workplace.
Strategy 2021-05-21T17:07:04Z

I'm an HR director managing 106 people. Here's how I recognized and dealt with my own burnout while trying to help employees prevent theirs.

While exuding positivity and organizing therapy sessions and virtual exercise classes for coworkers, Kim Nguyen began to notice something.
Strategy 2021-05-21T14:23:39Z

I paid $200 to be hypnotized to cure my anxiety over going out in public after COVID-19. Surprisingly, it worked.

An hour-long phone call with a hypnosis expert helped Julie Peck overcome her fear after her mom got COVID-19 and calmly take her son for a haircut.
Strategy 2021-05-21T13:59:57Z

A Deloitte executive shares how leaders can prepare their teams for the future of work

Leaders should focus on the potential, adaptability, and well-being of their workforce, Jeff Schwartz said.
Premium Strategy 2021-05-21T13:45:29Z

The billionaire Zhang Yiming, 38, is standing down as CEO of TikTok's parent firm. Here's why his candid memo is a master class in stepping away.

Zhang Yiming wrote an unusually candid memo on why he was leaving his role as CEO of TikTok's parent firm to focus on longer-term initiatives.
Premium Advertising 2021-05-20T17:39:36Z

How this brand-new ad agency won over brands like P&G seeking help responding to the pandemic and social issues

Cartwright has backing from ad giant WPP, which lets it access big-agency resources.
Strategy 2021-05-20T16:10:48Z

Companies that prioritize psychological safety avoid worker burnout, retain top talent, and perform better. Here's how to foster it remotely.

Psychological safety is the idea that employees won't be punished or humiliated when they express ideas, ask questions, or bring up concerns.
Premium Strategy 2021-05-20T16:07:26Z

The Kellogg School of Management launched a new class using poker to teach women crucial leadership skills. A student shares what it's like.

The most exciting part for first-year MBA student Marilia Teixeira was reviewing plays with professional poker player Melanie Weisner.
Premium Strategy 2021-05-20T15:27:35Z

6 personal assistants dish on the wildest requests they've ever gotten from execs, like shipping a sandwich from Beverly Hills to Dubai

Farida Guetatlia's boss wanted a dog that wasn't available in her country, so she had to call 80 breeders and ship the pup from France to Switzerland.
Strategy 2021-05-20T15:06:34Z

'I was screaming': Top CEOs reflect on the shocking death of George Floyd one year ago and how it changed their perception of being a business leader

JPMorgan's Jamie Dimon and other Fortune 500 leaders said Floyd's death marked a turning point in their careers.
Strategy 2021-05-20T15:02:28Z

7 of Elon Musk's most popular tips for boosting productivity in companies

As well as founding PayPal, Hyperloop, and OpenAI, Musk is the CEO of SpaceX and Tesla. Many consider him one of the world's most successful leaders.
Premium Tech 2021-05-20T14:52:33Z

Google ordered employees to work from 合约数字币和虚拟币home. When a woman complained of sexual harassment, it said her allegations didn't happen at the office.

A former Googler told Insider she repeatedly raised concerns about a male colleague while working at the company's Japanese outpost in Tokyo.
Premium Strategy 2021-05-20T11:47:00Z

Employees would turn down a $30,000 raise to keep working from 合约数字币和虚拟币home, a new survey finds. Here's what that means for employers.

Working from 合约数字币和虚拟币home leads to fewer missed days, less turnover, and improves overall career longevity for workers.
Premium Careers 2021-05-20T11:30:00Z

My day job was hairdresser to stars like Paul McCartney. But I worked in my spare time to build a company I set up with my friend. It made $2.5 million last year.

Joel Silverman was a high-end stylist when he co-founded KidsKnowBest, an agency that surveys kids for their opinions on kids' films, books, and toys.
Tech 2021-05-19T17:43:26Z

Bill Gates was wearing his wedding ring at a virtual event nearly 2 weeks after announcing his divorce

Gates spoke at the conference on Wednesday in what was his first public appearance since he and Melinda French Gates announced their divorce.
Premium Strategy 2021-05-19T16:47:55Z

POWER LIST: The 13 best industries for entrepreneurs to start profitable businesses right now

Industries on the list — think pets and weddings — are slated to keep booming as the world reopens.
Premium Strategy 2021-05-19T16:00:46Z

The first-time founder's ultimate guide to hiring top talent, from a Greylock partner, a former Googler, a Stanford lecturer, and a consultant to Spotify and JPMorgan

Forty-four percent of small business owners in April said they had jobs they couldn't fill, making it harder to scale their companies.
Reviews 2021-05-19T15:29:38Z

The 14 best free or affordable online courses to help you find a job, from writing cover letters to interviewing

Online career development classes can help you find new jobs. Here are online courses to get a job, including how to negotiate salary and more.
Premium Advertising 2021-05-19T15:21:37Z

A day in the life of a 28-year-old ad agency staffer who gets paid to spend up to 40 hours a week playing video games

In 2018, George Sadler joined the ad agency Waste in London, where he works as a game-capture artist.
Strategy 2021-05-19T14:34:00Z

SIGN UP NOW: HR leaders share how businesses can transform their employee experience in the digital era

This virtual event will discuss how businesses can use the power of technology to improve employee and customer experience. Sign up here!
Careers 2021-05-19T14:25:26Z

I recruit nannies, personal chefs, and even palace managers for the ultra-wealthy. Here's what it's like to deal with the 1% every single day.

Executive staffer Darren Lewis works with big-name celebrities and athletes and says clients "want their 合约数字币和虚拟币home to be run like a six-star hotel."
Premium Careers 2021-05-19T13:24:03Z

Job advice for the class of 2021: Execs from Alibaba, IBM, and TIAA on how to jumpstart your career in the hybrid era

Executives told Insider that recent graduates should start networking early and shouldn't think of their career path as linear.
Strategy 2021-05-19T13:00:00Z

A life coach explains how to strengthen your 'true self' and be more authentic in life and business

Being overly attached to your ego can cause separation from your authentic self and make you feel inadequate and incomplete.
Tech 2021-05-19T11:01:00Z

AI 101: How learning computers are becoming smarter

Insider Intelligence describes how AI works and looks at its present and potential future applications.
Strategy 2021-05-18T19:40:04Z

An HR exec at the childcare provider Bright Horizons says the future of work rests on supporting working parents

Employees want flexibility and emergency childcare. "If they can't get it from their organization, they'll go next door," Maribeth Bearfield said.
Premium Small Business 2021-05-18T18:37:13Z

Mark Cuban explains how NFTs could provide new revenue streams for small businesses and creators

NFTs can provide something any good "Shark Tank" judge would love: passive income in the form of royalty payments.
Careers 2021-05-18T18:27:50Z

Jamie Dimon says working remote doesn't work for young, ambitious, and engaged staff. He might have a point.

Julia Lamm from PwC said young workers can benefit from observing coworkers or tagging along in meetings with managers when they're in an office.
Strategy 2021-05-18T15:04:41Z

How to delegate tasks effectively and in a way that feels comfortable, according to 5 women founders

"The magic happens when you give yourself permission to get out of the weeds," says agency owner Katie Irving.
Premium Strategy 2021-05-18T14:09:27Z

I got to live my dream as a 'Today' show intern — even if I was 700 miles away in Lexington, Kentucky

Jade R. Garnett interned through the impeachment trials with Trump, election coverage, and COVID-19 pandemic, all completely remotely.
Strategy 2021-05-18T11:41:18Z

JOIN US MAY 24: A consultant who's worked with the US Army will explain how to prevent and recover from burnout

Join Insider for an exclusive live event featuring a burnout consultant who's helped redesign work cultures at companies like Walgreens and Coca-Cola.
Science 2021-05-17T19:23:20Z

What it's like in the death zone of Everest, K2, and other mountains

The "Death Zone" is a region near the top of world's tallest mountains that earns the name because humans aren't meant to survive there.
Premium Tech 2021-05-17T18:59:54Z

Former Amazon VPs say the smartest thing companies can do after the pandemic is get rid of 2 long-standing management practices

Colin Bryar and Bill Carr say now is the time to clean up outdated methods and adopt better alternatives.
Strategy 2021-05-17T18:27:55Z
Strategy 2021-05-17T13:50:37Z

4 tips for entrepreneurs to thrive in the changing post-pandemic business landscape

Lockdowns caused many people to reconnect with nature in new and meaningful ways, creating the opportunity for businesses to focus on sustainability.
Strategy 2021-05-17T13:35:26Z

5 employee retention strategies to keep working mothers — and all caretakers — from feeling burned out

Mental health days and limited mandatory meetings help employees manage their time better when dealing with both work and 合约数字币和虚拟币home needs simultaneously.
Strategy 2021-05-17T12:54:00Z

5 female founders on how they learned to delegate — and how it redefined their businesses

"Anything that you don't enjoy or feels like a waste of time, you shouldn't be doing. Focus on the work you're great at," says founder Kristina Libby.
Premium Strategy 2021-05-17T12:00:00Z
Strategy 2021-05-16T13:30:00Z

3 predictions for how company operations will change post-pandemic, according to an operations expert

Pre-pandemic, airlines priced flights by forecasting demand. With a year of skewed 2020 data, that traditional pricing model may need to be tweaked.
Strategy 2021-05-16T13:10:00Z

What to do during a new hire's first 90 days to increase retention and job satisfaction

Spend time nurturing new hires and getting them thoroughly acclimated to the job before encouraging them to take the lead.
Premium Strategy 2021-05-16T13:00:00Z

I'm an air-quality expert who helps companies sanitize their offices before reopening. Here are the most important practices I'm seeing that will save money and actually work.

Joseph Heaney says proper sanitizing efforts can't be implemented overnight and could take up to two months to plan out.
Strategy 2021-05-16T12:57:40Z

5 research-backed practices to help you grow through times of struggle, according to an ex-Navy SEAL

An excerpt from Brent Gleeson's book, "Embrace the Suck: The Navy Seal Way to an Extraordinary Life," covers how to grow from your own difficulties.
Strategy 2021-05-16T12:15:00Z

5 costly and time-consuming mistakes to avoid when starting a side hustle or small business

An entrepreneur who launched a wedding business shares the missteps she regrets, from racking up personal debt to setting prices too low.
Premium Strategy 2021-05-16T11:15:00Z

Hybrid work is a chance to redefine your culture. Seize the moment.

Hybrid work, or having staff split their time between 合约数字币和虚拟币home and the office, is a common choice for employers. It's also the most complex.
Strategy 2021-05-15T13:40:00Z

Why you need to be aware of your implicit biases to support your colleagues during stressful times

As a team member, be mindful of your own stereotypes and microaggressions when trying to support coworkers.
Strategy 2021-05-15T13:10:00Z

A Kellogg finance professor explains why companies are adding more women to their leader boards

"When your largest shareholders create a ruckus, you listen," says professor David Matsa on the recent uptick in female directorships.
Premium Careers 2021-05-15T13:00:00Z

A day in the life of a security specialist helping the ultrawealthy protect their properties, children, and online lives from threats

Kate Bright, whose services start at $350 an hour, spends her days recruiting bodyguards — the best are former athletes — and checking 合约数字币和虚拟币homes for bugs.
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