Some people think that, as far as work hours go, teachers have it easy. On paper, it's easy to see why one might believe this. The average American school day is only six and a half hours long, and teachers,
Whether you're a freelancer, someone with a side gig, or you run a business with 15 employees, an HR team, and a brick-and-mortar store or office, keeping your personal and business finances separate vital.
As millennials are having a harder time getting on their feet after college than the generations before them, it's no surprise that their retiring parents didn't exactly plan to support them for so long.
Austin continues to be an attractive destination for tech employers as the metro area's lower cost of living, large talent pool, and high quality of life draw workers into the region. Tech has ballooned
The suicide rate among people aged 10 to 24 increased 56% between 2007 and 2017, according to a new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The annual rate at which young people were
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The University of Chicago's Booth School of Business was one of just two MBA programs in the US to avoid an applications downturn in 2019. Poets & Quants reported this month that this fact "allowed the
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg may not have gotten an undergrad degree out of Harvard, but he has his time at the university to thank for his wife, Priscilla Chan. The couple met in 2003 at a frat party,
The adage goes: It's a board's job to hire and fire the chief executive. That's a gross exaggeration. But in the hyper-competitive world of tech startups, the cold truth behind the saying helps explain
In September, Amazon announced its first-ever award to highlight its small-business third-party sellers, which make more than 58% of the sales on the platform. Since then, more than 1,300 sellers nominated
The US economy is always changing as new businesses grow and others decline. We found 20 industries where workers' incomes have fallen dramatically in the last few decades. Using data from the 1990 Census
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Chicago teachers are going on strike — but they aren't the only educators feeling frustrated. On Thursday, Chicago public schools — part of the third largest school system in the country — are closing
Unemployment in the United States is at a 50-year low, a traditional signal of a healthy economy. And yet, it's still been tough for some workers to score a raise. Insider recently teamed up with Morning
Matt Moody, founder of Kansas City-based SaaS startup Bellwethr, began toying with the idea of automating a customer lifecycle a couple of years ago. He was blown away by the power of machine learning
There's no doubt about it: college is expensive, and student-loan debt is higher than ever. But the good news is, depending on where you work, it could come a lot cheaper — if not almost free. Chipotle
A new report from LeanIn.org and McKinsey found that women of color make up an abysmal 4% of C-suite executives — while white women get 18% of exec roles and white men get 68%. Not only are black and women
When you don't know the meaning of a word, there's one obvious place to turn: the dictionary. Naturally, some words tend to confuse people more than others, as evidenced by Merriam-Webster's list of the
As the singer Grimes, Tesla CEO Elon Musk's maybe-paramour, might say, we appreciate power. While some tech leaders, like Mark Zuckerberg, have been with their partners since college, notable figures the
Snap CEO Evan Spiegel and Australian supermodel Miranda Kerr are incredibly influential individuals, but together they make up one of the world's most well-known power couples. While Kerr, 35, is a big
How much would you have to be paid to dig graves, examine corpses, or investigate a crime scene? H&R Block recently examined its 2018 tax files to compile a list of America's creepiest jobs and the average
Successful executives have said time and time again that a sponsor or mentor were key to their climb up the corporate ladder. Many of them have had one or the other. Tricia Han, the now CEO of health fitness
As if you couldn't tell by the dropping temperatures, football on TV, and Halloween decorations in stores, fall is upon us. Fans of the season love its cozy traditions, like apple picking, pumpkin carving,
Trade is arguably the biggest reason why candidate Donald Trump outperformed all expectations in traditionally Democratic states like Michigan and my home state of Wisconsin in 2016. Trump argued that
Millennials have redefined what work looks like — and what workplaces should offer their employees. As office norms like a rigid 9-to-5 schedule and drug screenings become a thing of the past, a new report
It's hard, but hardly impossible, to land a job at Goldman Sachs. Standing out among the 1 million applicants for midlevel roles is largely a matter of preparation. The more you know what specific traits
Through success and controversy, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has been regarded as one of the most brilliant minds of his generation. With a net worth of $70 billion, the young CEO is credited with creating
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