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Strategy 2020-05-28T17:49:39Z
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Legendary journalist Marty Baron offered critical advice for the next generation in his 20-minute Harvard commencement speech: 'We risk entering dangerous territory.

Under his leadership, Baron's newsrooms have won 17 Pulitzer Prizes. He was also the subject of Academy Award-winning film 'Spotlight'.
Strategy 2020-05-28T15:53:00Z
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Disney World is reopening — here's how much workers are paid at America's amusement parks

Disney World plans to reopen its parks in July after closing due to the coronavirus. The overall median wage for amusement park workers is low.
Strategy 2020-05-28T15:50:36Z
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PUTTING AMERICA BACK TO WORK: 18 of the country's top economists and lawmakers share their best ideas for the 40 million newly unemployed Americans

From Ted Cruz to Pramila Jayapal, libertarians to progressives, Stanford to Harvard, here's how policy leaders are outlining recovery.
Strategy 2020-05-28T14:26:10Z

I'm a healthy 34-year-old who spent 17 days in a coma after contracting COVID-19. Now I'm trying to keep my barbershop in business.

Miles Martinez says that 80% of his staff was infected with COVID-19, though he was hit particularly hard.
BI Prime Strategy 2020-05-28T14:10:15Z

3 entrepreneurs used their unemployment benefits and severance pay to start businesses — here's how they smartly invested their cash

Katie Hotze used her severance pay to launch recipe technology startup Grocery Shopii in 2018, now at an over $4 million valuation.
Strategy 2020-05-28T13:30:00Z

Hotel general managers share what it's been like to ride out the pandemic at 3 very different resorts, from a private island in the Caribbean to a wilderness lodge in South Africa

One resort had to clear out guests, telling them: "You need to get on a plane, quickly. Because you may get stuck here."
Strategy 2020-05-28T13:15:00Z

Virtual therapy is growing in popularity during COVID-19, and it may be making counseling more accessible

Online therapy can be a lifeline for people who are shy or feel stigmatized by seeking help for their mental health.
Strategy 2020-05-28T13:00:00Z

If you were recently laid off, here's how to revamp your LinkedIn profile

When adding new connections, be sure to read their profile thoroughly and send a personal note regarding something you have in common.
Strategy 2020-05-28T13:00:00Z

7 ways to recognize if you are in a toxic relationship, according to a therapist

If your partner is hurting you over and over, whether by hurtful comments or repeated behavior, it's a sign that your relationship isn't healthy.
Finance 2020-05-28T11:28:00Z

WeWork is grappling with a fresh setback after the pandemic emptied offices. Here's the latest on job cuts, financials, and legal battles.

After a failed IPO, coworking giant WeWork has been struggling to turn itself around. Here's the latest on job cuts, legal battles, and more.
Strategy 2020-05-27T17:53:35Z

Coronavirus will likely have a long-term impact on older workers. Here are the 14 jobs that have the highest share of workers age 55 and over.

Older workers typically work in jobs that cannot be done at home and that involve close contact with others.
BI Prime Strategy 2020-05-27T14:02:19Z

How freelancers can ensure they're paid fairly and on time in a crisis, according to seasoned professionals and legal experts

The pandemic has many businesses tightening their purse strings. But that doesn't mean you shouldn't get paid for work you've already completed.
Strategy 2020-05-27T13:00:00Z

5 things to know if you're apartment hunting in the middle of the pandemic

During this time, more realtors are open to giving lockbox access so that potential tenants can safely tour the apartment solo.
BI Prime Executive Lifestyle 2020-05-27T12:55:00Z

4 steps schools, museums, and other nonprofits can take right now to attract sponsors and land major donations during the pandemic

The ultra-wealthy are looking for new ways to give back during the pandemic, making this a great time for nonprofits to recruit new donors.
Strategy 2020-05-27T12:45:00Z

5 things entrepreneurs can do to come out of the COVID-19 crisis even stronger

Using downtime to establish effective recovery strategies can help you rebound stronger in your next professional pursuit.
BI Prime Strategy 2020-05-26T21:00:14Z

3 immediate actions managers should take to be considered confident leaders during the coronavirus pandemic and beyond

Leaders that focus on retaining talent and respecting local safety measures are overall viewed as more confident, research finds.
Education 2020-05-26T19:59:00Z

6 places to take free and affordable classes online, on everything from programming to photography

Looking to pick up a new skill in 2020 or add some instruction to a hobby? Check out six of the most popular places for learning online.
Strategy 2020-05-26T19:44:42Z

'3-day weekends are better': Andrew Yang says the US should 'seriously' consider switching to a 4-day workweek to boost people's mental health

The concept of a four-day workweek is not a new one, but it's gained traction amid the pandemic as companies have been required to adapt.
News 2020-05-26T19:07:00Z

Investment firm fires woman over video of her calling the police on a black man who asked her to put her dog on a leash

Franklin Templeton on Tuesday said it fired an employee after a woman identified as Amy Cooper was recorded in a video that sparked outrage.
Tech 2020-05-26T18:40:00Z

The life and career rise of Instagram head Adam Mosseri, the Facebook exec behind 'like' counts disappearing

Adam Mosseri has now been the head of Instagram for over a year, ever since the photo-sharing app's cofounders abruptly left their jobs at Facebook.
Strategy 2020-05-26T15:02:12Z

SUCCESS INSIDER: Meet the 38 consultancy stars disrupting the $130 billion industry and solving problems for clients in crisis

Our regular newsletter for getting things done, like how some leaders in management consulting are transforming the industry during coronavirus.
BI Prime Strategy 2020-05-26T14:58:00Z

There are 2 options for coronavirus testing, but they can be misused. A leading epidemiologist explains the right way companies should be testing employees.

Dr. Tista Ghosh says the two coronavirus tests available, polymerase chain reaction (PCR) and antibody testing, come with a few challenges.
Strategy 2020-05-26T14:28:09Z

Without affordable childcare, working mothers are struggling more than ever to balance family and career during the coronavirus pandemic

"Will the US take something positive from this crisis by learning an enduring lesson about the power of childcare?"
BI Prime Finance 2020-05-26T14:24:00Z

Virtual ice-breakers and weekly wellness surveys: PayPal's head of talent lays out how the payment giant is hiring and training new employees and interns

PayPal is hiring for full-time jobs and running summer internships remotely. Here's the payment giant's take on remote work and flexible arrangements.
BI Prime Strategy 2020-05-26T13:48:11Z

Billionaire David Booth shares his top 3 strategies for first-time investors riding out the economic crisis

David Booth is executive chairman of Dimensional Fund Advisors. Coronavirus uncertainty may ruffle the markets, but your investments can be stable.
BI Prime Strategy 2020-05-26T13:10:00Z

Soft skills will help you get a new job amid the coronavirus pandemic, according to one of the top staffing execs in the US

Workers laid off from the hospitality sector possess soft skills needed for new jobs opening up. Here's what those jobs are and how you can get one.
Strategy 2020-05-26T13:00:00Z

Parents have a massive opportunity to teach resilience right now — here's the script a child psychologist recommends for getting the message to sink in

Learning to stay calm in the face of frustration will be much more impactful in kids' lives than completing specific math problems.
Strategy 2020-05-26T13:00:00Z

5 things that employers should consider before they furlough their workers

Furloughed employees can actually still work for your business; you just need to pay them for their time worked.
BI Prime Strategy 2020-05-26T12:41:00Z

8 consulting firms where MBA students can earn more than $30,000 during their internships

Top-tier consulting firms turn about 38% of their interns into full-time employees. Here are the firms that pay the most.
Finance 2020-05-25T20:01:00Z

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.
BI Prime Finance 2020-05-25T13:58:00Z

We mapped out Citi's 40 most powerful investment bankers. Here's our exclusive org chart.

Citigroup overhauled its investment bank in 2018, combining several divisions and overhauling leadership. Here are the group's power players.
Finance 2020-05-25T13:54:16Z

50 insiders reveal all on a massive shakeup at elite law firm Boies Schiller

Pay rifts, a partner divide, and transparency are key issues behind some partners leaving elite law firm Boies Schiller. Now BSF is re-making itself.
Strategy 2020-05-25T13:30:00Z

3 ways to cut through brain fog and stress onset by the coronavirus pandemic, according to a productivity expert

Alain Hunkins has coached leadership at Walmart and Microsoft. He says upgrading these three daily habits will boost productivity and reduce stress.
Strategy 2020-05-25T13:20:00Z

I received a $1,000 stimulus check from the government — here's exactly what I did with it

Erin Greenawald wanted to give back to local businesses, so she donated to freelancer funds, commissioned art, and bought gift cards from restaurants.
BI Prime Strategy 2020-05-25T13:00:00Z

A freelance UX consultant who makes $80,000 a year shares how he built up business in a niche field and landed gigs with brands like Walmart and Staples

Jason Kogan, a self-employed user experience expert, got his start by cold calling clients and networking at conferences. He also teaches on the side.
Executive Lifestyle 2020-05-25T12:17:00Z

Want to become a billionaire? Here are the industries that produce the most ultrawealthy people

While a select few have become billionaires working in the food and beverage sector, a lot more people become rich in real estate.
Strategy 2020-05-25T12:00:00Z

PRESENTING: 38 power players disrupting the $130 billion consulting industry and solving problems for clients in crisis

These leaders are strategizing for clients, rethinking recruitment, and leading D&I efforts at global firms.
BI Prime Strategy 2020-05-25T11:30:00Z

4 ways college grads entering a bleak job market can boost their chances of launching successful careers

A career coach wants college graduates to resist the urge to panic. Instead, there are specific things they can do to prepare for new careers.
Strategy 2020-05-24T16:44:00Z

The 25 best US cities for veterans to live, ranked

The top three best US cities for veterans to call home, according to factors like economy and employment, are Tampa, Austin, and Orlando.
Strategy 2020-05-24T16:18:00Z

COVID-19 will have a lasting impact on nurses — here's how we can be there for them, just as they've been here for us

Maureen White is the chief nursing officer at Northwell Health, which has treated the most COVID-19 patients in the US.
Strategy 2020-05-24T14:00:00Z

PRESENTING: The tools and strategies one freelance graphic designer making $200,000 a year uses to capitalize on her downtime to learn new skills and increase revenue

Morgan Overholt bolstered her business by hacking her free time — here's what she recommends you do to elevate your career and income.
BI Prime Strategy 2020-05-24T14:00:00Z

How a 26-year-old entrepreneur turned his side hustle drawing anime into a successful e-commerce company that earns him $500,000 a year

Ryan McCarthy quit his day job in digital marketing and bootstrapped his online retail company, Imouri, in just five years.
Enterprise 2020-05-24T13:50:00Z

These developers run a website to buck the myth of the '10x engineer' who is a brilliant jerk and promote a healthy work-life balance in tech

These two developers maintain the open source project '1x Engineer' to dispel 'toxic' ideas in tech about how who succeeds in tech.
Tech 2020-05-24T12:02:00Z

A social impact expert for Lyft shares her advice for helping during a crisis: Giving cash might be the best option, even if it's not 'sexy'

Joan Hanawi, a social impact manager for Lyft, has advice for people who want to do something to help during a time of crisis.
Strategy 2020-05-24T02:47:00Z

Why intelligent and high-performing women fall for toxic partners

Your successful friends aren't dating toxic jerks because they have low standards —it's much more complex than that.
BI Prime Strategy 2020-05-23T20:30:00Z

How to build a pitch deck that will wow investors in 2020, featuring a slide-by-slide breakdown of the decks a founder used to raise $448 million

We asked successful entrepreneurs and investors to share their best tips on how to build a winning presentation in 10 slides or less.
Strategy 2020-05-23T17:00:00Z

PRESENTING: The top recession-proof master's degrees for students to consider in the fall

With coronavirus weighing on the economy, now's the time to consider an advance degree that will propel you into a long-lasting, high-earning job.
Strategy 2020-05-23T16:18:00Z
Strategy 2020-05-23T15:58:00Z

The 40 highest-paying jobs you can get without a bachelor's degree

Not all high-paying jobs require a bachelor's degree or higher. These jobs all earn over $63,000 annually and require an associate degree or less.
Strategy 2020-05-23T15:39:00Z

Meet the 'fairy godfather' of nurses, a 40-year-old fashion wholesaler who's using his connections to gift designer clothes, handbags, and sunglasses to US healthcare workers to brighten their spirits

Peter Russell, who is based in LA, also spent $25,000 of his own money on items like face masks and groceries to send to hospital workers.
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