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Here's how much every US state pays its teachers and how much they spend on each student

Public school teachers made $61,730, on average, in 2018-2019. Getty Images May 3 to May 7 is National Teacher Appreciation Week. The typical public school teacher's salary varies across the country. The following is how much public school teachers made during the 2019-2020 school year. See more stories on Insider's business page. 51. Mississippi Rogelio V. Solis/AP 2019-2020 average teacher salary: $45,192Change in adjusted salary since 1999-2000: -6.6%State spendi...
Tags: Utah, Florida, Texas, Education, Montana, Massachusetts, US, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Features, Teachers, Pennsylvania, Wyoming, North Dakota, New Hampshire


The founder of $5 billion healthy snack company Kind on how to build a culture of empathy without losing your competitive edge

BI Graphics Daniel Lubetzky. Kind Daniel Lubetzky is founder and executive chairman of Kind snacks and a "Shark Tank" guest judge. He recommended leaders incorporate kindness into their cultures as it helped him find success. To build an empathetic culture, define and implement your "how" and encourage honest feedback. This article is part of a series called "Secrets of Success," which examines specific leadership tips from prominent business leaders. Daniel Lubetzky, founde...
Tags: Leadership, Mexico, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Kindness, Empathy, Shark Tank, Nordic, Daniel Lubetzky, John Leahy, Work Culture, Kind Snacks, Lubetzky, Secrets Of Success, Edit Series


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

Paula Davis is the founder and CEO of the Stress and Resilience Institute. Courtesy of Paula Davis Sign up for our event on May 24 at 11 a.m. ET / 8 a.m. PST if you're an Insider subscriber. See more stories on Insider's business page. Paula Davis calls herself a "recovering people-pleasing perfectionist achieve-aholic." As a commercial real estate lawyer, she tried to exceed expectations in her incredibly demanding job. One day she wound up in the hospital for stress-induced stoma...
Tags: Microsoft, US, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Stress, Walgreens, Resilience, Davis, Burnout, University of Pennsylvania, US Army, Webinar, Shana Lebowitz, Work Culture, Paula Davis


'Gray divorce' - getting divorced later in life - is on the rise. Here's how an attorney says you should handle separation when you're older.

"Gray divorce," also known as "silver splitter" or "diamond divorce," refers to the increasing trend of late-in-life divorces. Kupicoo/Getty Images Nicole Sodoma is the founder of a family and separation law firm in Charlotte, North Carolina. She says 'gray divorce' may be caused by factors like longer life expectancy and financial independence. Older couples should consider division of retirement benefits and marital estates in the separation process. See more stories on Insider...
Tags: Marriage, Life, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Divorce, United States, United Kingdom, Medicare, Attorney, Gray, Nordic, Separation, AARP, Gray Divorce, Charlotte North Carolina


Why divorce rates could spike after the pandemic ends, according to a family and divorce lawyer

Couples spending more time together during quarantine may experience new stress or tensions. Ruben Earth/Getty Images Valerie H. Tocci is an attorney who specializes in matrimonial and family law, including divorce. She says in legal circles, there's been talk of an increase in divorce filings after the pandemic. Some factors that cause couples to break up, like incompatibility or stress, have been amplified during lockdown. See more stories on Insider's business page. It seems eve...
Tags: New York, Couples, Opinion, Relationships, China, US, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Divorce, Atlantic, Lawyer, Sichuan, Nordic, University of Washington, Ruben


4 women share how they reached six-figure salaries by turning their passions into careers

Finding work that you're passionate about is the first step to attracting a six-figure salary. Tara Moore/Getty Images The average American salary is between $21,944 to $50,232, from your first job to the time you retire. Earning a six-figure salary is the goal for many people, especially women in business. These four working women say reaching a high salary requires reflection, dedication, and focus. See more stories on Insider's business page. Looking to join the $100,000+ club?...
Tags: Careers, America, Entrepreneurs, Trends, Strategy, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Women In Business, Denver, Nordic, Salary Negotiation, Contributor, Fairley, Tara Moore Getty, Lindsay Tigar, Diamond Reserve, Contributor 2019


Bill and Melinda Gates are getting divorced. Here's a look inside their 27-year marriage, from meeting at work, to having 3 kids, to spending $45 billion on philanthropy.

Bill and Melinda gates are splitting up, the Microsoft co-founder announced on Monday. Scott Olson/Getty Images Bill Gates, the founder of Microsoft, announced he and his wife, Melinda, will divorce. Gates married Melinda French in 1994 after the two met at work. The two run the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, which has an endowment of $49.8 billion as of 2019. See more stories on Insider's business page. Bill and Melinda Gates are getting divorced.The billionaire Microsoft founder an...
Tags: Florida, Marriage, Microsoft, Bono, Life, Finance, Africa, US, Barack Obama, Trends, Strategy, Ted, Relationship, Features, Munich, Nelson Mandela


From cafeteria workers to principals, here's what everyone makes in a public school

Elementary school teachers earn a median wage of $62,050 a year. Ariel Skelley/Getty Images May 3 to May 7 is National Teacher Appreciation Week. Public schools employ a wide variety of workers, including different kinds of teachers. Using BLS data from May 2020, here's how much workers in 35 public school positions typically make. See more stories on Insider's business page. 35. Fast food and counter workers earn a median of $25,510 a year and 121,970 are employed by public sc...
Tags: Education, Office, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Features, Getty Images, Teachers, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Schools, Public Schools, Associated Press, Salaries, Ross, Oslo, Reuters


4 ways to get to know your target audience before launching a side hustle - and actually get them to buy into your product

Entrepreneur Jen Glantz says knowing your audience is key to launching a side hustle. Gaby Deimeke Jen Glantz is an entrepreneur and founder of the company Bridesmaid for Hire. She says studying your customer base is key before launching a side hustle or small business. Use social media to engage with your target audience and ask for feedback on products and services. See more stories on Insider's business page. One of the biggest mistakes people make when starting a side hustle is tha...
Tags: Facebook, Small Business, Careers, Entrepreneurs, Trends, Strategy, Founder, Nordic, Growing A Business, Jen Glantz, Side Hustles, BI-freelancer, Contributor 2019, Bridesmaid for Hire, Gaby Deimeke Jen Glantz, Linkedin Groups Slack


The 30 highest-paying jobs in New York State

We found the highest-paying jobs in New York state based on May 2020 occupational wage data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Westend61/Getty Images New York state is home to the financial and media capital of the United States. Using BLS data, we found the occupations with the highest average salaries in the Empire State. The following are the 30 highest-paying jobs in New York, based on May 2020 data. See more stories on Insider's business page. 30. Judges, magistrate judges, ...
Tags: New York, Jobs, US, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Features, Bureau of Labor Statistics, United States, Salaries, New York State, Airline, Rick Bowmer, Justin Sullivan Getty, Department of Labor, BLS


Giving employees control over when, where, and how they work is key to attracting and retaining talent, says future of work expert

BI Graphics "The next generation is looking for meaning in their work," Arvind Malhotra said. UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School Arvind Malhotra, a professor at UNC's Kenan-Flagler Business School, studies the future of work. He says people want to control when they work, where they work, and what they're working on. The challenge for companies is to create jobs that reflect workers' desire for autonomy. This article is part of a series called "Future of Work," whic...
Tags: Work, Career, Colorado, Boston, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Remote Work, Research, Remote, University Of North Carolina, UNC, Malhotra, Burn Out, Kenan Flagler Business School, UNC Kenan Flagler Business School


The CEO of a company you've probably never heard of earned $211 million in compensation last year - and the title of highest-paid chief executive, according to a new ranking

Paycom founder and CEO Chad Richison Business Wire Paycom founder and CEO Chad Richison was the highest compensated CEO in 2020, the New York Times reported. The company provides cloud-based HR management software to 31,000 employers. Since going public in 2014, the stock has vastly outperformed the S&P's index of software companies. See more stories on Insider's business page. Jeff Bezos may be the world's wealthiest man, but his $1.7 million pay package from Amazon was nowher...
Tags: Amazon, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Compensation, New York Times, Jeff Bezos, Glassdoor, Oklahoma City, Company, JPMorgan Chase, Jason Clark, Paycom, DOMINICK REUTER, Chad Richison, Richison


The 39 highest-paying jobs you can get without a bachelor's degree

Subway operators make a median salary of $69,440 a year and need at least a high school diploma or equivalent. Mario Tama/Getty Images Not all jobs require a four-year college degree or higher to earn a large salary. We looked at jobs where the typical education requirement is less than a bachelor's degree. The following are the 39 highest-paying jobs where you don't need a four-year degree to pursue them. See more stories on Insider's business page. 39. Farmers, ranchers,...
Tags: Transportation, Jobs, Education, College, US, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Pay, Features, Farmers, Salary, Mike Segar, Shaun, Justin Sullivan, Justin Sullivan Getty


After being an investment banker and an Uber exec, I knew the corporate world wasn't for me. I launched a private luxury travel business and have never been happier.

Sarah Groen is the founder of Bell & Bly Travel Design, a luxury travel company. Sarah Groen Sarah Groen is a luxury travel advisor and business owner based in Houston, Texas. After working in finance and tech, in 2018 she launched a company to help busy execs plan luxury vacations. Groen's fees usually start at $500 per week of travel, and most of her clients spend over $1,000 a day on their trips. See more stories on Insider's business page. My love of travel started young - now ...
Tags: Travel, Google, US, Careers, Entrepreneurs, Trends, Strategy, Portugal, Patagonia, Norway, Houston, Santa, Bahamas, Luxury Travel, Arctic Circle, Bhutan


21 high-paying careers for people who want to save the planet - and also have job security

Solar photovoltaic installers are expected to see 50.5% job growth by 2029. Reuters/Mike Blake April 22 is Earth Day, and there are many occupations out there related to the environment. Some green jobs, such as environmental engineering technicians, are expected to be in demand through 2029. Here are the 21 fastest-growing jobs within the renewable-energy sector and other green sectors. See more stories on Insider's business page. 21. Marketing managers are expected to see 6.7% jo...
Tags: New York, Jobs, Climate Change, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Features, Service, Solar, Lists, Nordic, Reuters, Rebecca Cook, Metropolitan Transportation Authority, BLS, Bureau of Labor Statistics This


Dropbox's HR chief dropped 5 hours of meetings a week she didn't need to be in after the company let workers organize their own days to be more productive

Laura Ryan's "non-linear" work day now consists of blocks for calls, following by a block for independent work. Dropbox After going "virtual-first", Dropbox introduced "non-linear" workdays to let staff organize their schedules more. International HR head Laura Ryan tells Insider how an audit of her calendar showed there were meetings she wasn't adding value to. "That wasn't allowing for any ad hoc meetings, which certainly wasn't allowing much work to get done." See more ...
Tags: Productivity, Careers, Trends, Strategy, HR, Workflow, Dropbox, Meetings, Ryan, DUBLIN Ireland, Contributor, Laura Ryan, Contributor 2019, Freelancer UK, Ryan With, MaryLou Costa


Sitting at work is horrible for you, but there’s a simple way to counteract it

Walking meetings are a great way to give yourself a screen break. Westend61/Getty Images Walking meetings are becoming a more popular trend during the pandemic. Walking is one of the best things you can do to counteract sitting all day. Research found that workers who took walking meetings got more exercise. See more stories on Insider's business page. Employees are tired of meetings. They're burned out from looking at their computers and Zoom fatigue is on the rise. The number o...
Tags: Science, Fitness, Microsoft, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Walking, Activity, Career Advice, Meetings, University Of Miami, Physical, Meetings And Presentations, Preventing Chronic Disease, Lydia Ramsey Pflanzer Caroline Hroncich


The 33 most innovative HR leaders who steered employees through a global crisis - and the plans they're using to create more flexible, equitable workplaces

Insider From left: Marissa Andrada, Naveen Bhateja, Bernard C. Coleman III, and Gianna Driver are some of this year's most innovative HR leaders. Marianne Ayala/Insider The pandemic and resulting recession put talent leaders in the global spotlight. Insider asked readers to share the names of high achievers in HR. We chose the 33 most impressive. Our list of top innovators includes HR executives from Chipotle, Zoom, and Glassdoor. See more stories on Insider's business p...
Tags: Amazon, Verizon, Uber, Utah, Texas, Leadership, Yahoo, Okta, US, Careers, America, Trends, Strategy, Remote Work, Diversity, Hp


9 pieces of advice I'd give to my younger self, according to a neuroscientist and business professor

Moran Cerf. Moran Cerf Moran Cerf is a professor of neuroscience and business at Kellogg School of Management. He regularly answers questions about psychology, business, and behavior via email from people who attend his talks. This week, he shares nine pieces of advice he'd give to his younger self to have a flourishing life and career. See more stories on Insider's business page. Q: What advice would you give to your younger self?A: This is a loaded question with many nuances, b...
Tags: Advice, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Mit, Brain Health, Nordic, Don, Scott, Sloan, Kellogg, Scott Galloway, Kellogg School of Management, Yossi Vardi, Viktor Frankl, Stern School of Business


This map shows the highest-paying job in every state, excluding doctors

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Tags: Maps, Jobs, Minnesota, Mississippi, Montana, Mexico, Virginia, US, Alabama, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Georgia, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Arkansas, South Dakota


The ultimate guide to Amazon's advertising business, which is $21 billion and growing

Alex Wong/Getty Images; Samantha Lee/Business Insider Amazon's e-commerce dominance is quickly expanding to advertising.The pandemic has drastically cut ad budgets as marketers reign back their spending, but e-commerce advertising is booming as people shop more from home - with Amazon leading the pack.EMarketer said Amazon claimed 10.3% of the US digital ad market in 2020, up from 7.8% in 2019 - competing with Google and Facebook for ad budgets. That growth has attracted Walmart, Ins...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Media, Advertising, US, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Walgreens, Netflix, Retail, Roku, Hulu, Amazon Web Services, Alexa


Why you should offer interviews to applicants with gaps in their résumés

Having come from a non-academic family, I certainly wouldn't have dared to leave any gaps in my résumé before my first job in a local newsroom. Westend61/Getty Gaps on your résumé often mean life experience but many people are scared to take time out. I dropped out of my university degree and later left a company job but it made me a better worker. Recruiters should view résumé gaps with curiosity and be more concerned when people don't have any. See more stories on Insider's...
Tags: Interview, International, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Recruiting, Thailand, Harry Potter, Job Interview, Vietnam, Career Advice, Nordic, Recruiters, Recruiter, BI International, Interview Advice


SAG Awards ‘ Red Carpet Fashion: Phil Dunster’s Dapper Look Includes a Chopard Timepiece!

On Sunday, April 4, 2021 actor Phil Dunster, nominated alongside his Ted Lasso castmates for Best Ensemble in a Comedy Series, posed for the 27th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards virtual red carpet wearing a timepiece by Chopard.     Notes from Phil Dunster from Instagram: Huge shout out to the entire squadron of people […] The post SAG Awards ‘ Red Carpet Fashion: Phil Dunster’s Dapper Look Includes a Chopard Timepiece! first appeared on LA-Story.com.
Tags: Photos, Videos, Featured, Television, Celebrity, Entertainment, Lifestyle, Events, Strategy, Social Media, Seo, Marketing Strategy, Art and design, Viral, Innovation, Tips


Volvo will set parental leave at 6 months for all staff globally as part of efforts to close its gender gap

Volvo's new parental leave policy is inclusive of all genders. Reuters Volvo has announced it will set parental leave at 24 weeks for all employees in all countries. CEO Håkan Samuelsson said the move would help reduce the gender gap and support career development. The policy is inclusive of all genders and also applies to adoptive, foster, and surrogate parents. See more stories on Insider's business page. Volvo has announced it will set parental leave for all parents at 24 weeks ...
Tags: Parenting, US, International, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Adoption, Gender Pay Gap, Volvo, Financial Times, Economist, Maternity Leave, Parental Leave, Nordic, Paternity Leave, Reuters


How to boost your creativity with a 'non-time' secret used by Steve Jobs, Einstein, and other neuroscientists

Non-time or the art of just thinking may be the secret to reigniting your creativity. Getty Writer and speaker Steven Kotler said "non-time" or time to just think was key to creativity. Writing for Ideas.Ted, he said deadlines were "kryptonite for creativity" and made non-time vital. While the term may be new, "non-time" has been used by Einstein, Jobs, Darwin, and other greats. See more stories on Insider's business page. Writing page after page, pushing through to meet deadlines, and...
Tags: Apple, Google, Facebook, Steve Jobs, International, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Ted, Creativity, Jeff Weiner, Albert Einstein, Einstein, Sundar Pichai, Darwin, Nordic


5 apps and social media platforms you should be using to connect with clients

Apps like Slack and Vox provide instant access to clients. 10'000 Hours/Getty Images Tiffani Purdy is the CEO of New Paradigm Biz Bestie and a marketing and sales strategist. While most people rely on email marketing, Purdy suggests finding new ways to connect with your clients. She uses Slack, Facebook Groups, and Telegram to share content with clients and grow her business. See more stories on Insider's business page. For the last 20-plus years, email has become the standard f...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Instagram, Careers, Entrepreneur, Trends, Strategy, Facebook Groups, Vox, Telegram, Slack, Social Media Advertising, Nordic, Facebook Group, Purdy, Contributor


19 things you should never say to your coworkers

Never ask a coworker if she's pregnant. Getty Images Having friends at work can make you more productive. A 2019 article found positive work gossip can lead to friendships and warn others of bad managers. But gossiping and being too comfortable at work can backfire. See more stories on Insider's business page. Getting along with your coworkers is a beautiful thing. It can make your workday less dreary, help you focus better, and make you more productive.While making work frien...
Tags: Work, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Communication, Mistakes, Words, Coworkers, Randall, Oliver, Nordic, Don, Aren, Rachel Gillett, Barbara Pachter, Rosalinda Oropeza Randall


Lizzo Shakes Things Up with a Great Vintage DayDreamer Tee .. and Does It on Instagram!

Lizzo just posted on her Instagram wearing DAYDREAMER!      The three-time Grammy winner shared a video dancing to Cardi B while wearing an exclusive tee from  DayDreamer’s upcoming Extended Sizing, or ES, collection that launched 2 days ago- March 23, 2021. The ES line will offer 12 classic DAYDREAMER styles available in sizes 1X-3X and retailing from […] The post Lizzo Shakes Things Up with a Great Vintage DayDreamer Tee .. and Does It on Instagram! first appeared on LA-Story.com. ...
Tags: Photos, Videos, Music, Featured, Instagram, Celebrity, Shopping, Entertainment, California, Women, Lifestyle, Entrepreneurs, Strategy, Social Media, Seo, Going Green


5 big problems I see with women's conferences, and how we can fix them to actually fight gender inequality

Erin Hatzikostas. Courtesy of Erin Hatzikostas Erin Hatzikostas is a former corporate CEO turned career coach, speaker, and podcast host. She says women's business conferences are a "noble idea" - but gender diversity still persists. Instead, give women the tools to change up jobs and make conferences more creative. See more stories on Insider's business page. In comes a new email from your boss. The subject reads, "You are invited … "Your stomach flutters with anticipation. What c...
Tags: Careers, Trends, Strategy, Gender Diversity, Conferences, Nordic, Mckinsey, Abby Wambach, Janice, Don, HuffPost, Ernst Young, Contributor 2019, Original Contributor, Gender at Work, Women And Leadership


The field of economics has long excluded women, and it goes back to basic theories developed by men

Annie Fadely. Courtesy of Annie Fadely Annie Fadely is a senior associate at Civic Ventures and a producer of the "Pitchfork Economics" podcast. Fadely says it's "obvious" that economics has a gender bias that's rooted in the field's foundations. When women primarily worked in the home, what they did was considered "uncounted," or not creating value. See more stories on Insider's business page. From its most fundamental theories to the halls of academia, the field of econo...
Tags: Google, Wage Gap, Opinion, Sexism, Life, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Harvard, New York Times, Janet Yellen, Gender Discrimination, Equal Pay, Adam Smith, Nordic, American Economic Association



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