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A dean at Barnard College shares 3 things college graduates should do on their job search in the pandemic recession

A-J Aronstein is the dean of Beyond Barnard, a careers and advising program at Barnard College. A-J Aronstein A-J Aronstein is the dean of Beyond Barnard, a program that provides career and professional advising resources for students and alumnae of Barnard College. As college seniors prepare to graduate into an economic recession brought on by the pandemic, Aronstein says they should rethink their approach to networking and job hunting. Instead of searching for jobs solely online, ask you...
Tags: Networking, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Recession, United States, Job Search, Career Advice, Nordic, Nature Communications, Barnard, Barnard College, University of Chicago Read, Roblox, College Graduates, Aronstein


How a 28-year-old sold his first jewelry design for $25,000 and within 3 years built an exclusive client roster including Rihanna

Emmanuel Tarpin. Emmanuel Tarpin At just 28 years old, Emmanuel Tarpin is one of high-end jewelry's rising stars.  Tarpin has amassed an elite list of clients over the last five years, winning the Rising Star prize from Fashion Group International and Designer of the Year at the 2019 Town and Country Jewelry Awards along the way. Today, Tarpin's client roster is so exclusive that he works only by private appointment — he's not sold in stores or online, at least not yet.  Tarpin opened up t...
Tags: Jewelry, Feature, Fashion, New York, Design, Beyonce, Small Business, Rihanna, Jay Z, France, Trends, Watches, Luxury, Paris, Retail, Christie's


I'm a Butterball turkey hotline expert who's been answering wild, funny, and panicked calls from home chefs for 18 years. This year people need us more than ever.

Phyllis Kramer in the Butterball Test Kitchen in 2013. Butterball Turkey Phyllis Kramer is a Butterball Turkey Talk-Line expert based in Aurora, Illinois. She's been working for the Talk-Line during the holidays for 18 years, answering customer questions about how to choose, thaw, prepare, and cook their turkeys. Over the years, Kramer says she's gotten countless wild calls including customers who've asked if they can wrap their turkey in an electric blanket or slip it into a hot tub to ma...
Tags: Amazon, News, Holidays, Careers, Trends, Turkey, Retail, Alexa, Nordic, Kramer, Naperville Illinois, ConAgra Foods, Aurora Illinois, Butterball, Pandemic, Jenny Powers


Industries like healthcare, tech, and education are poised to add a lot of high-paying jobs in the next decade. We found how to break into those fields.

Software developer is one of the best jobs of the future. Maskot/Getty Images Business Insider recently found 30 high-paying jobs that were poised for strong growth based on employment projections for between 2019 and 2029 and median wages in 2019. The occupations at the top of our list fall into five main industries, all of which require different education, certifications, and skills. We took an in-depth look at the various paths to getting into these industries, according to career expe...
Tags: Jobs, Education, Future, US, Careers, Los Angeles, Trends, Tech, Healthcare, Teaser, Southern California, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, BLS, Labor Department, Bureau of Labor Statistics BLS, Banuelos


Nordstrom's Cyber Monday 2020 sale is happening soon — here's what we know so far, and what to expect when deals begin

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Nordstrom; Gilbert Espinoza/Business Insider Cyber Monday is happening on November 30 and Nordstrom will be one of many retailers having sales.Nordstrom's Cyber Monday will have deep discounts on women's, men's, and kids' clothing, beauty and fragrance, and home goods.Black Friday comes first, though. We're keeping tabs on Black Friday deals available online at Nordstrom as well as Amazon, Target, ...
Tags: Reviews, Deals, Cyber Monday, Nordstrom, Life, Sales, Trends, Ultraboost, Amir Ismael, Style (Reviews, IP Graphics, Insider Picks 2020, Kitchen (Reviews, Deals (Reviews, Home (Reviews, Beauty & Personal Care (Reviews


How to change or cancel flights during the pandemic

Thomas Pallini/Business Insider A surge in COVID-19 cases across the US is encouraging would-be travelers to cancel their holiday flights. Four major US airlines have eliminated change and cancel fees permanently, while others have travel waivers to make it easier to cancel when plans change. Most airlines won't offer a refund, however, unless a flight is canceled or there is a schedule change, so flyers should be strategic when they cancel.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more sto...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Air Travel, Mexico, Life, Planes, US, Trends, Flight, Alaska, Delta, Aviation, South America, Credit, Airlines, United


JOIN US NEXT WEEK: Elite recruiters from The Carlyle Group, Apollo, and Bain Capital will break down how to get hired in private equity

Odyssey Search Partners; The Carlyle Group; Bain Capital; Apollo Global Management; Samantha Lee/Business Insider Landing a job in the ultra-competitive world of private-equity is a challenge, even for the most prepared candidates.That's only been complicated by a chaotic and unpredictable 2020, in which the private-equity hiring timeline has been upended by the coronavirus pandemic, and the traditional rites of recruiting — coffee-chats, gatherings with headhunters, and fierce superdays —...
Tags: Students, Finance, US, Careers, Trends, Recruiting, Private Equity, Teaser, Bain Capital, Carlyle Group, Apollo Global Management, Samantha Lee, Reed Alexander, Carlyle Group Apollo, Odyssey Search Partners, James Cherubim


A sommelier compared 11 wines from Costco, Target, Trader Joe's, and BJ's — and the winner was clear

Sara Lehman is the private sommelier and lifestyle director of 160 Madison, which is a luxury, residential high-rise building in Manhattan. She also owns the wine and travel blog Somm in the City.We gave Sara 11 different low-cost wines to try from big-box stores like Costco, Target, BJ's, and Trader Joe's. Watch the video above to see how she ranked bottles of cabernet sauvignon, pinot grigio, and rosé, all under $10.Following is a transcript of the video.Sara Lehman: I'm Sara Lehman. I am the ...
Tags: Video, Red Wine, California, Life, Trends, Retail, Manhattan, Lidl, Wine, Pinot Grigio, Ranking, Costco, Target, Joe, Trader Joe's, Rose


I'm a 45-year-old IKEA worker who travels to people's homes to help them build their furniture. I love my job — this is what it's like.

Gerard Danks has worked for IKEA for over 4 years. Gerald Danks Gerard Danks is a 45-year-old IKEA worker in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.  He's worked for IKEA for over four years and is currently employed as a quality support specialist, doing home deliveries and assembling furniture for customers.  During the pandemic, Danks never stopped working, and says he spends six hours on average driving products to customers' homes across Amsterdam.  This is his story, as told to freelance writer ...
Tags: Work, UK, US, Careers, Trends, Customer Service, Netherlands, Amsterdam, Ikea, Nordic, Danks, Personal Essay, Almere, Delivery Driver, Meira Gebel, COVID-19


Management consulting salaries revealed: How much top firms like McKinsey and PwC pay everyone from interns to C-suite execs

Boston Consulting Group office in Hudson Yards, New York. Sarah Jacobs/Business Insider Management consulting is a highly competitive industry — with highly competitive pay. The consulting industry has taken a hit since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. Over the last several months, firms had to halt business travel, adopt remote work tools, and adjust to the new normal while simultaneously serving corporate clients. But many are still hiring for 6-figure jobs. Nearly all of the consul...
Tags: Finance, Careers, Trends, Pwc, Consulting, Deloitte, Kpmg, Ey, Teaser, Bain, Mckinsey & Company, Mckinsey, Boston Consulting Group, Bain BCG, US Office of Foreign Labor Certification, Subscriber Collection


An Air Force veteran who taught himself to code explains how he started a nonprofit that has educated other vets on how to get jobs in tech

Jerome Hardaway, founder of Vets Who Code and Air Force veteran GitHub Air Force veteran Jerome Hardaway left the military after five years of service in 2009 and had trouble finding the job. The job market is already tough for veterans, and the recession further impacted the job market. Hardaway taught himself how to code and was able to find a job, and he launched the nonprofit Vets Who Code to help other veterans do the same. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. When Air ...
Tags: Open Source, Facebook, South Korea, Enterprise, Navy, Entrepreneurship, Careers, Trends, Veterans, Veterans Day, Nashville, Air Force, Department Of Homeland Security, Amazon Web Services, Enterprise Software, General Assembly


An Air Force veteran who taught himself to code explains how he started a nonprofit that has educated 250,000 other vets on how to get jobs in tech

Jerome Hardaway, founder of Vets Who Code and Air Force veteran GitHub Air Force veteran Jerome Hardaway left the military after five years of service in 2009 and had trouble finding the job. The job market is already tough for veterans, and the recession further impacted the job market. Hardaway taught himself how to code and was able to find a job, and he launched the nonprofit Vets Who Code to help other veterans do the same. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. When Air ...
Tags: Open Source, Facebook, South Korea, Enterprise, Navy, Entrepreneurship, Careers, Trends, Veterans, Veterans Day, Nashville, Air Force, Department Of Homeland Security, Amazon Web Services, Enterprise Software, General Assembly


How Rudy Giuliani went from a respected federal prosecutor and beloved NYC mayor to Trump's bag man

Rudy Giuliani. J Pat Carter/AP Rudy Giuliani, President Donald Trump's attorney, has been at the forefront of the administration's response to several controversies and legal issues. Giuliani was once the widely hailed mayor of America's largest city who lead the country through national tragedy. Recently, Giuliani became a key player in Trump's impeachment inquiry, found himself under federal investigation, and has represented the Trump campaign's unsubstantiated efforts to overturn the r...
Tags: Florida, Politics, New York, News, Nbc, Washington, Life, New York City, America, Barack Obama, Trends, Joe Biden, Ukraine, Cnn, Features, House


How Joe Biden went from being a kid from Scranton to a six-term Senator, VP, and now the President-elect

Joe Biden has long straddled the line between presenting himself as an accomplished, career politician and a cool, down-to-earth dad. Mark Makela/Getty Images President-elect Joe Biden turns 78 years old on Friday, November 20.  Biden, who served as US senator from Delaware from 1973 to 2009 and then former President Obama's vice-president from 2009 to 2017, ran for president three times before winning the Democratic nomination. Born in Scranton, Pennsylvania, on November 20, 1942, to a us...
Tags: Politics, England, Texas, News, Supreme Court, Minneapolis, Obama, Congress, California, Washington Post, Life, Senate, White House, Iraq, US, Barack Obama


How to change or cancel flights as the pandemic and travel restrictions cripple the airline industry's nascent recovery

Airline passengers reconsidering their holiday plans can take advantage of new policies offered by most major airlines. MARTIN SYLVEST/Ritzau Scanpix/AFP/Getty A surge in COVID-19 cases across the US is encouraging would-be travelers to cancel their holiday flights. Four major US airlines have eliminated change and cancel fees permanently, while others have travel waivers to make it easier to cancel when plans change. Most airlines won't offer a refund, however, unless a flight is canceled...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Air Travel, Mexico, Life, Planes, US, Trends, Flight, Alaska, Delta, Aviation, South America, Credit, Airlines, United


Stacey Abrams kicked off the Verzuz rap battle between Jeezy and Gucci Mane by discussing voting rights and the Georgia US Senate race

Former minority leader of the Georgia House of Representatives Stacey Abrams speaks to a crowd at a Democratic National Committee event at Flourish in Atlanta on June 6, 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia. Dustin Chambers/Getty Images Stacey Abrams kicked off the latest "Verzuz" music battle between the rappers Jeezy and Gucci Mane in Atlanta, encouraging Georgia-based viewers to support Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff in the January US Senate runoff elections. Abrams, a former Democratic minority le...
Tags: Music, Politics, Life, Trends, Atlanta, Georgia, Joe Biden, Rappers, Alicia Keys, US Senate, Timbaland, John Legend, Patti Labelle, Gucci, Rza, Gucci Mane


I'm a 29-year-old Instagram influencer who made $17,000 in one month. Here's how I turned my love of fruit into a lucrative business.

Marley Mauvais is a food content creator and Instagram influencer. Photo: @sudophotography, @zenial.pro Marley Mauvais is a 29-year-old fruit influencer and plant-based content creator who lives in New Jersey. In 2019, she started an Instagram account to share her fruit-based recipes with others, and slowly began to make and sell the products and home remedies she used. In September, Marley recorded her first five-figure month, making $17,000 from a combination of sales on her website as w...
Tags: Amazon, Food, Instagram, Small Business, New York City, Careers, Entrepreneurs, Trends, Usps, New Jersey, Bill Gates, Marley, Oprah, Bet, Nordic, My Instagram


4 ways to revamp your professional networking strategy while working from home

Don't spend every day in huge virtual conferences — ask your connections to introduce you to someone specific. FreshSplash/Getty If you're finding it hard to network effectively during the pandemic, these tips can help you leverage your contacts and virtual resources.  Ask colleagues to introduce you to their professional friends, and reconnect with people in your network to discuss new experiences or challenges you're facing.  If you have to cold contact someone, make sure your introd...
Tags: Networking, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Linkedin, Job Search, Career Advice, Wall Street Journal, Job Hunt, Nordic, Don, Inc, Contributor, Networking Advice, Pandemic, Contributor 2019


The best winter boots for men

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky With a great pair of winter boots on your feet, snow, ice, and frigid temperatures won't stop you from having fun or getting your work done.We considered insulation, tread pattern, lacing systems, and more to find the best winter boots.The Columbia Bugaboot Plus IV Omni Cold-Weather Boots are our top pick, thanks to the comfort, support, and amazing insulation properties of these boots.If you're looking for women's styles, check out our guide to the best winter...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, Fashion, Winter, Minnesota, Trends, Features, Canada, United States, Heritage, Maine, Buying Guide, Men, Gq, 3m, Columbia


I'm a DoorDash delivery driver who makes anywhere from $200 to $800 a week. Here's what I wish I knew before signing up to drive for the company.

Mike Hayes is a delivery driver for DoorDash in the Portland, Oregon area. Mike Hayes Mike Hayes, 35, is a DoorDash delivery driver in Oregon. A chef for 17 years, he lost his job during the coronavirus pandemic and began doing deliveries two months ago to make ends meet for his family of four.  During busier times, he can make up to $800 working about 45 hours a week; a slower week means more like $200 to $300. While he likes the flexible schedule, he wishes DoorDash would do more to supp...
Tags: Work, Facebook, Youtube, Oregon, Careers, Trends, Portland, Reddit, Retail, Food Delivery, Portland Oregon, Independent Contractors, Doordash, Nordic, Christie, Hillsboro


SIGN UP HERE: Elite recruiters from The Carlyle Group, Apollo, and Bain Capital will break down how to get hired in private equity

Odyssey Search Partners; The Carlyle Group; Bain Capital; Apollo Global Management; Samantha Lee/Business Insider Landing a job in the ultra-competitive world of private-equity is a challenge, even for the most prepared candidates.That's only been complicated by a chaotic and unpredictable 2020, in which the private-equity hiring timeline has been upended by the coronavirus pandemic, and the traditional rites of recruiting — coffee-chats, gatherings with headhunters, and fierce superdays —...
Tags: Students, Finance, Careers, Trends, Recruiting, Private Equity, Teaser, Bain Capital, Carlyle Group, Apollo Global Management, Samantha Lee, Reed Alexander, Carlyle Group Apollo, Odyssey Search Partners, James Cherubim, Matt Breitfelder


A contraband pair of Levi's were worth up to $500 on Germany's black market during the Cold War because they were an icon of American culture

Levi Strauss 501 jeans. Cash/RDB/ullstein bild via Getty During the Cold War, a pair of Levi's jeans represented the American spirit to thousands of Germans divided by capitalism and socialism.  Levi's were banned from Soviet-occupied East Germany, yet teens wore them anyway.  The jeans became a symbol of freedom and youth culture throughout the 70s and 80s.  To hear the full story, subscribe for free to Business Insider's podcast, "Brought to You By ..." Visit Business Insider's homepage ...
Tags: Fashion, Washington Post, France, Germany, Berlin Wall, Berlin, US, San Francisco, Trends, West, Vogue, Retail, Getty, Levi's, Levi Strauss, Levi


The best dry shampoos for gorgeous second-day hair

Some days you just run out of time to wash your hair (or you just don't feel like it), but that doesn't mean it has to look greasy.Dry shampoo is here to save you from a bad hair day. Just spritz your roots, give it a little fluff, and you're done. Of all the dry shampoos we tried, Living Proof's Perfect Hair Day Dry Shampoo is the best because it makes your hair look — and smell — just-washed. Although you may feel guilty for not washing your hair as regularly as you'd like to, you're actually ...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, Shopping, France, Billie, Trends, Features, Beauty, Buying Guide, Hair, Dry Shampoo, Bumble, Rich, Sephora, Death Valley, Insider


8 free classes from Bill Gates' favorite websites that you can sign up for right now to teach yourself to code

These online courses are free. Getty Images/ Maskot If you find yourself at home with a lot of free time on your hands, consider learning the basics of coding. Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates said he loves Khan Academy and Code.org. Here are eight free online courses on everything from JavaScript to SQL, from the platforms recommended by Gates. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. To help slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, which is again spiking across the country, mil...
Tags: Learning, Microsoft, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Features, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Bill Gates, Coding, Khan Academy, Gates, Bloomberg News, Coding Bootcamp, Marguerite Ward, Programming Khan Academy Gates, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign They


How Fair Harbor, one of fashion's fastest-growing sustainable brands, hit record sales during the pandemic

(L) Jake and his sister (R) Caroline. Fair Harbor Jake Danehy, 26, and his sister Caroline, 23, are the founders of Fair Harbor, a sustainable brand that turns recycled water bottles into clothing.  Last year, the duo was honored for their work in fashion and sustainability with a spot on the coveted Forbes 30 Under 30 list. Jake and Caroline previously spoke to Business Insider about how they spent the past five years scaling their business to become a popular — and profitable — sustainab...
Tags: Fashion, Small Business, China, Southeast Asia, New York City, US, Entrepreneur, Trends, Strategy, Sustainability, Retail, Business Insider, Forbes, Millennial, Soho, Jake


I'm a chess grandmaster who's made over $280,000 from esports tournaments. As the highest-rated blitz player in the world, I spend up to 7 hours a day playing chess online.

Hikaru Nakamura is a professional esports athlete and champion chess player. TSM Hikaru Nakamura is a 32-year-old esports athlete based in Los Angeles, California. He is the first chess player to join the esports team TSM (formerly Team SoloMid). According to Esports Earnings, Nakamura has made over $281,000 in winnings from online chess tournaments in 2020. At 15, Nakamura became the youngest American to win the title of chess Grandmaster, and competed worldwide as a professional chess pl...
Tags: Japan, Usa, Instagram, California, US, Careers, Trends, Netflix, Mario Kart, Esports, WNBA, Chess, Nordic, Los Angeles California, Eric Rosen, Nakamura


Founded by MIT grads, Maelove's under-$30 skincare products are on par with many luxury brands I've tried — here's what they're like to use

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. is an affordable skincare line founded by MIT grads. Most products, with the exception of the  and the Moonlight Retinal Super Serum ($34.95), are under $30. The cult-favorite (which customers have pointed out is very similar to SkinCeuticals' $166 version) put the company on the map and is prone to frequent sellouts. I've used eight products from Maelove: the  , the  , the  , the  , and more. Across ...
Tags: Reviews, Trends, Mit, Beauty, Kim, Skin Care, Sephora, Bha, NIA, Skincare Routine, Peter Thomas Roth, Dendy Engelman, Engelman, Bioderma Micellar Water, Jackie Kim, Maelove


I'm a flight instructor in Las Vegas, where clients rent private planes for up to $1,000 an hour. Business is booming as people are coming out of the woodwork wanting to learn to fly.

Carl May has been a pilot and flight instructor for nearly two decades. Carl May Carl May is a 38-year-old flight instructor and director of flight operations for All In Aviation in Las Vegas. He's been teaching and flying planes around the US for 17 years. Despite the ongoing pandemic, business for All In Aviation has boomed this year, and May has nearly doubled his staff of flight instructors since April. He typically sees several clients a day for three- to four-hour flight lessons on p...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Planes, US, Careers, Trends, Tennessee, Arizona, Las Vegas, Airlines, Air Force, Pilot, Scottsdale, Nordic, Gibson, Cirrus


This memory foam pillow is a hit with everyone I know — it can be customized to support many sleeping positions

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Lauren Savoie/Business Insider The Coop Home Goods Original Pillow can be customized and adjusted based on your usual sleep position — back, side, or stomach.I slept on the Coop Home Goods Original Pillow on my back for several weeks; it was comfortable and supportive, and I loved being able to adjust the fill.I also enlisted a stomach and side sleeper to try the pillow, and one of them likes it so...
Tags: Reviews, Life, US, Trends, Bedroom, Pillows, Coop, Coop Home Goods, Greenguard Gold, IP Graphics, Product Card, Insider Picks 2020, IP Reviews, Lauren Savoie, Saatva Pillow, Coop Original Pillow


The best Amazon fashion deals that you can buy right now — from popular brands like Herschel and Ray-Ban

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Shopbop Amazon has tons of excellent deals on apparel, accessories, and shoes year-round that many shoppers don't know about.Below are the best deals available right now, plus ongoing fashion sales from Amazon's Holiday Dash.For more info before you buy, check out our guides to Amazon fashion gifts and the in-house fashion brands here.Read Insider Reviews' Black Friday 2020 deals and Cyber Monday 2...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, Fashion, Trends, Adidas, Levi, Oakley, Ray Ban, Burt, Herschel, Best Amazon, Amazon Save, Style (Reviews, Product Card, Insider Picks 2020, Deals (Reviews



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