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Racial disparities have reduced Black life expectancy and left more than 3 million Black families in the US with a negative net worth, warns a new McKinsey report

Black Americans continue to face a disproportionately harsh economic situation, according to a new study from McKinsey & Co. Willie B. Thomas/Getty Images A study released by McKinsey & Co. illustrates the harsh economic reality faced by Black Americans. More than 3 million Black American households were found to have a negative net worth. One key cause is that Black Americans command single-digit shares of high paying jobs. See more stories on Insider's business page. On the eve of th...
Tags: Personal Finance, Jobs, News, US, Careers, America, Trends, Georgia, United States, Pacific, Pew Research Center, Black, Mckinsey, McKinsey Co, Texas Florida, Black America


Chrissy Teigen team member says designer Michael Costello faked the DMs that showed her bullying him

Entertainer Chrissy Teigen (R), designer Michael Costello (insert). Photo by Phillip Faraone/FilmMagic, Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images Designer Michael Costello accused Chrissy Teigen of bullying him in purported Instagram DMs. The designer said Teigen's purported messages and blacklisting caused him to want to kill himself. A member of Teigen's team says the messages Costello posted are fake. The screenshots appear to be manipulated. Read more of Insider's digital cult...
Tags: Beyonce, News, Instagram, Entertainment, Life, Trends, Chrissy Teigen, The Daily Beast, Courtney Stodden, Michael, Leona Lewis, Lewis, R, Teigen, COSTELLO, Digital Culture


It's time to ditch annual reviews and embrace continuous performance management, where teams are equipped with the tools and feedback they need to succeed all year round

Insider's Aman Kidwai speaks to Delida Costin (c) from Grove Collaborative and Kelli Jordan from IBM. Insider Post-pandemic, companies need to focus on giving employees feedback and support continuously. This is according to IBM Director Kelli Jordan and Delida Costin, CPO at Grove Collaborative. This was part of Insider's event "Transforming HR in the Digital Era," presented by Paycom, on June 15. Click here to watch a recording of the full event. Performance reviews and assessmen...
Tags: Careers, Trends, Strategy, Managing, HR, Ibm, Jordan, Feedback, Performance Reviews, Nordic, Don, Grove, Performance Review, Grove Collaborative, Kelli Jordan, Costin


HR leaders at Zoom and WayUp reveal how a strong virtual recruiting process can improve diversity and inclusion

Insider's Shana Lebowitz Gaynor with speakers Lynne Oldham of Zoom (c) and Liz Wessel of WayUp Insider Adding the word "remote" to a job isn't enough - think smartly about how you recruit virtually. A thorough hiring process that's inclusive includes plenty of face time and transparency. This was part of Insider's virtual event "Transforming HR in the Digital Era," presented by Paycom, on June 15. Click here to watch a recording of the full event. Supporting new hires throu...
Tags: US, Careers, San Francisco, Trends, Strategy, Remote Work, Recruiting, Unilever, HR, Hiring, Oldham, Blackrock, Zoom, Nordic, Wayup, Liz Wessel


Employees at a Chinese office have to smile for an AI camera to get through the front doors, change the temperature, or print documents

Canon's “smiling face recognition” requires a positive expression to print documents. Canon Information Technology Canon Information Technology has a "smile recognition" feature in its face-scanning tech. Office employees must smile in order to access the office or book conference rooms for meetings. The technology is part of a larger trend of employers monitoring and regulating workers. See more stories on Insider's business page. For employees at Canon Information Technology'...
Tags: Amazon, Office, Careers, Trends, Beijing, Ai, Offices, Facial Recognition, Canon, Weibo, Reuters, Tech Insider, Workplace Surveillance, DOMINICK REUTER, Canon Information Technology, Canon China


Employees at a Beijing office have to smile for an AI camera to get through the front doors, change the temperature, or print documents

Canon's “smiling face recognition” requires a positive expression to print documents. Canon Information Technology Canon Information Technology has a "smile recognition" feature in its face-scanning tech. Office employees must smile in order to access the office or book conference rooms for meetings. The technology is part of a larger trend of employers monitoring and regulating workers. See more stories on Insider's business page. For employees at Canon Information Technology'...
Tags: Amazon, Office, Careers, Trends, Beijing, Ai, Offices, Facial Recognition, Canon, Weibo, Reuters, Tech Insider, Workplace Surveillance, DOMINICK REUTER, Canon Information Technology, Canon China


Leaders from Paycom and the New England Patriots explain how they use technology to improve the employee experience

Insider's Aman Kidwai speaks to Miranda Blaiklock, the New England Patriots (the Kraft Group and Affiliates) (c) and Holly Faurot from Paycom. Insider Employers have a responsibility to holistically support employees. Executives from Paycom and the New England Patriots (the Kraft Group and Affiliates) shared their thoughts on the role of technology in improving the employee experience. The conversation took place at the Insider event "Transforming HR in the Digital Era" on June 15, 202...
Tags: Amazon, Careers, NFL, Trends, Strategy, Data, HR, Employees, New England Patriots, Human Resources, Kraft, Patriots, Nordic, PTO, Kraft Group, Affiliates


Leaders from Paycom and The Kraft Group explain how they use technology to improve the employee experience

Insider's Aman Kidwai speaks to Miranda Blaiklock (c) from Kraft, and Holly Faurot from Paycom Insider Employers have a responsibility to hollistically support employees. Executives from Paycom and The Kraft Group shared their thoughts on the role of technology in improving the employee experience. The conversation took place at the Insider event "Transforming HR in the Digital Era" on June 15, 2021. Click here to watch a recording of the event. Miranda Blaiklock knows HR teams didn&#...
Tags: Amazon, Careers, NFL, Trends, Strategy, Data, HR, Employees, Human Resources, Kraft, Nordic, PTO, Kraft Group, Paycom, Enterprise Technology, HRIS


The 4 best whitening toothpastes of 2021, according to dentists

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Whitening toothpaste helps remove surface stains from teeth. We spoke to 4 dentists on what to look for in a whitening toothpaste that won't hurt your teeth or gums. Our top choice, Colgate Total SF, is effective, ADA-approved, and budget-friendly. Whether you're a coffee addict, ex-smoker, or just want to polish your smile a little brighter, virtually everyone wants whiter teeth. There are all kinds of intensive options available, from whitening strip...
Tags: Reviews, Health, Washington, Trends, Features, Toothpaste, Beauty, Buying Guide, Manhattan, Ada, Teeth, Grooming, Cadillac, Tom, Don, American Dental Association


The best indoor herb gardens in 2021

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Indoor herb gardens make for delicious meals year-round. The best options are easy to set up and have successful seed growth, even if you don't have gardening experience. Our top pick by Click and Grow allows for year-round growth and automatically feeds your plants. Herbs enhance the flavor of any meal, but it's too easy to run out of a particular herb once you've already started preparing dinner. Buying an entire bundle of parsley at the store do...
Tags: Reviews, Cooking, Gardening, Life, Trends, Features, Planting, Amazon Sleek, Insider Picks, Insider Picks 2020, Insider Picks Guides, Home (Reviews, Home Guides, Amazon Product Coverage, Paige Cerulli, Food Guides


Russian state news trashed Biden's choice of tie, saying it looked like it belonged in the kid's collection

Russian state media aired a segment criticizing the tie worn by Biden during his meeting with Putin. Mikhail Svetlov/Getty Images A Russian state news outlet criticized the tie that President Biden wore to meet with Russian President Vladamir Putin. A business etiquette consultant told RIA Novosti that Biden's light-blue tie was childish. The same consultant said Putin's tie showed "decisiveness." See more stories on Insider's business page. A Russian state news outlet on Wedn...
Tags: Fashion, Politics, News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Russia, International, Trends, Joe Biden, Geneva, Biden, RIA Novosti, Vladamir Putin, Connor Perrett, Speed desk, Putin Mikhail Svetlov Getty


64 gifts under $25 that anyone will love - from a cold brew coffee maker to a silk pillowcase

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. West Elm You can get a great gift and still stick to your budget. We rounded up 60+ gifts under $25, from a mini waffle iron to a set of travel-friendly lipsticks. For more inspiration, check out all Insider Reviews gift guides. The elements of a good present - being thoughtful, useful, or novel - aren't restricted to a big budget. But the best gifts under $25 are usually hidden in a minefield of...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, Gift Guide, Makeup, Etsy, France, Disney, Trends, Gifts, Fox, Brooklyn, Beauty, New York Times, NARS, Smith, Pacific


Everything to know about Amazon's advertising business, which is $21 billion and growing

Alex Wong/Getty Images; Samantha Lee/Business Insider Marketers cut ad spending in the pandemic, but e-commerce advertising has boomed 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, Instacart, Walgreens and other retailers that have joined Amazon in vying for a slice of the pie.Here's the la...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Media, Advertising, US, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Walgreens, Netflix, Retail, Roku, Hulu, Amazon Web Services, Alexa


After a year of navigating COVID, American workers are among the most stressed-out in the world, a new poll shows

Stelios Kirtselis/Getty Images Workers worldwide reported increased worry, stress, anger and sadness in 2020 in a new Gallup poll. Fifty-seven percent of US and Canadian workers had high daily stress, above the 43% world average. In the US and Canada, employed women and workers under 40 reported more stress than their peers. See more stories on Insider's business page. After a grueling year of work amid a pandemic, American workers are some of the most stressed in the world, according...
Tags: Work, News, US, Careers, Trends, Canada, Burnout, Western Europe, Gallup, Sarah Jackson, Stelios Kirtselis Getty Images Workers


I tested out the writing routines of 5 famous authors to see which would make me the most productive

Mel Burke. Mel Burke Mel Burke is a culture writer who recently quit her full-time job to become a novelist. To find a routine that works for her, she tried the schedules of famous writers like Maya Angelou. She liked Schwab's 25-minute word sprints and Murakami's afternoon exercise, but none were perfect. See more stories on Insider's business page. I recently "millennial YOLO'd" my stable content-management job to become a full-time novelist, and I wanted to have unshakea...
Tags: Productivity, Writing, Neil Gaiman, Careers, Trends, Strategy, New York Times, Haruki Murakami, Authors, Routines, Sandman, Writers, Nordic, George Plimpton, Angelou, Schwab


18 valuable pieces of advice from the best graduation speeches of all time

Issa Rae. Theo Wargo/Getty Images Most commencement speeches tend to follow a similar formula. However, some are so inspiring they are remembered long after graduation. Issa Rae was praised for her Stanford commencement speech that quoted the rap song "Wipe Me Down." Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. "Ditch the dream and be a doer, not a dreamer." - Shonda Rhimes' 2014 speech at Dartmouth College Shonda Rhimes at Dartmouth College. Dartmouth/YouTube The...
Tags: Apple, Motivation, Hbo, Cook, Shonda Rhimes, Jobs, Education, Entertainment, Stephen Colbert, Steve Jobs, Stanford, Careers, America, San Francisco, Trends, Strategy


I'm a notoriously bad sleeper who tried Sleep by Headspace for a month to stop waking up in the middle of the night - here's how it went

The Headspace app. Headspace Freelance writer Zoe Rosenberg has struggled with getting a good night's sleep for years. She decided to download Sleep by Headspace, which costs $69.99 a year. She liked the wind-down and mid-night exercises, which helped her get to sleep after waking up. See more stories on Insider's business page. I don't remember when it started, but somewhere along the way, I became bad at sleeping. This was way before the pandemic made sleep practically imposs...
Tags: Google, Apps, Sleep, Life, Trends, Strategy, Linkedin, Meditation, Anxiety, Jeff Weiner, Sleeping, Alexa, Nordic, Headspace, Sleep Aid, Buddhist


I tried, and failed, to earn a living as an influencer. Here are 5 hard lessons I learned after gaining and losing thousands of social-media followers.

Brian Patrick Byrne built a following by posting videos and tweets about BTS. Big Hit Music, Brian Patrick Byrne I gained tens of thousands of followers by creating content about K-pop group BTS. My biggest mistake was trying to change my brand in order to earn a living. I ultimately decided that my mental health was more important than being an influencer. See more stories on Insider's business page. In 2020, I lost my job and decided to spend my free time pursuing a dream I'd had...
Tags: Twitter, Music, Media, Youtube, US, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Brian, Hannah Hart, Max, Bts, Influencers, McDonald, DUBLIN Ireland, Mediabase


Confessions of caregiver burnout: 5 women dealing with childcare and family needs reveal how the pandemic pushed them to a breaking point

Jolene Delisle, Lidia Bonilla, Shara Ruffin, Myka Harris, and Susan Foosness. Myka Harris; Shara Ruffin; Susan Foosness; Lidia Bonilla; Jolene Delisle; Marianne Ayala/Insider Working parents and caregivers have been particularly affected by burnout during the pandemic. In a survey, 68% of women reported feeling at least somewhat burned out, compared with 55% of men. Five women shared stories about the toll of unpaid caregiving on their careers and mental health. See more stories on Insider...
Tags: Work, New York, Parents, California, US, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Features, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Brooklyn, Davis, Burnout, Philadelphia, Caregiving, Dominican Republic


I needed more than my second Moderna shot to be ready for this OnlyFans orgy

Alina Ratuska surrounded by performers dressed in their kinky bunny looks. Courtesy of the Kinky Rabbit Club The Kinky Rabbit Club has emerged as one of L.A's most exclusive sex parties as Hot Vax Summer roars to a start. The club's founder partners with sex workers who post exclusive content from the party on their OnlyFans accounts. Journalist Heather Hauswirth donned a green and gold speckled catsuit to see what it was like. See more stories on Insider's business page. A cr...
Tags: Instagram, California, Sex, Los Angeles, Trends, Party, Hollywood Hills, Jimmy Hendrix, Sex & Relationships, OnlyFans, COVID, News-freelancer, Alina Ratuska, Kinky Rabbit Club The Kinky Rabbit Club, Heather Hauswirth, Kinky Rabbit


5 tips for using your professional expertise to launch a profitable business

Professionals can turn academic expertise into a business if they're willing to take risks. 10'000 Hours/Getty Images More trained professionals are turning their academic expertise into businesses, says entrepreneur Cohin Kakar. You don't need formal business training to be able to identify consumer demands and needs in your specialty. Once you're an expert in your craft, plan your business venture carefully but also be willing to take risks. See more stories on Insider&#...
Tags: Work, Business, Entrepreneurship, Careers, Entrepreneur, Trends, Strategy, Cbs, Founder, Nordic, Bajaj, Contributor, Contributor 2019, Cohin Kakar, Akash Bajaj, Marina Del Ray CA


What Queen Elizabeth's relationship was like with every US president, from Truman to Trump

Queen Elizabeth II, pictured on a visit to Hull last month. Getty Images President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden will meet Queen Elizabeth II on their visit to the UK. Since 1951, the Queen has met with 11 US presidents and helped facilitate diplomatic relations. Here's what the queen's relationships and meetings with US presidents have been like. Sign up for the 10 Things in Politics daily newsletter. President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden are set to meet Queen Elizab...
Tags: Politics, UK, England, London, News, Washington Post, Washington, France, Life, White House, US, America, Barack Obama, Trends, Reagan, Joe Biden


A collection of rare wines up to 100 years old is expected to sell at auction for $10 million

877 bottles of vintage champagne dating back from 1911 to 1943 are being auctioned off by Acker wine auction house CNBC reported. Andreas Prott/Shutterstock 877 bottles of wine dating back from 1911 to 1943 are being auctioned off this week. CNBC reported that the collection of vintage wines are expected to sell for $10 million In 2020, champagne sales declined 18% due to restrictions on indoor dining at bars and restaurants. See more stories on Insider's business page. If you have ...
Tags: Life, Trends, Markets, Auction, Wine, Champagne, Vintage, Cnbc, Acker, Moet Chandon, Aleeya Mayo, Andreas Prott Shutterstock, John Kapon, Krug Bollinger Louis Roederer Pol Roger, Kapon


Wide Crops: Five Years In

Wide crops are cropped pants or jeans that are wide or very wide on the leg, usually mid or high in the rise, and cropped two to ten inches above the ankle bone. They are flared at the hem to create an A-line shape. The flare can be subtle and narrow, or dramatic and wide, depending on your preference. Culottes and shorter palazzo pants are a version of wide crops. Wide crops are not the same as cropped straights or cropped flares, because wide crops are wide from thigh to hem. Fabrics can be so...
Tags: Fashion, Trends, Bottoms


27 of the best skincare products available on Amazon, according to thousands of rave reviews

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Amazon; Alyssa Powell/Insider There are plenty of standout products hiding in plain sight on Amazon. Below, I've compiled a list of 27 skincare products with near-perfect reviews. You'll also find the overall Amazon rating and what they're built to do for your skin. Have you ever reached the end of Amazon page results?To me, it sounds more like a riddle of what would happen if you were t...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, Trends, Beauty, Rosewater, Uva, Skin Care, Bha, Paula, Garnier, Neutrogena, Mario Badescu, Amazon Below, Amazon Overall, Maelove, LilyAna Naturals Retinol Cream Moisturizer


Naomi Osaka's anxiety concerns make perfect sense - mental health issues in athletes are wildspread, according to experts

Naomi Osaka withdrew from the French Open this week. Anadolu Agency / Getty Images Naomi Osaka announced she would be withdrawing from the French Open, citing mental health reasons. She initially boycotted post-match press conferences, before pulling out altogether. Media attention can exacerbate anxiety and depression and "impostor syndrome," according to experts who spoke to Insider. See more stories on Insider's business page. Naomi Osaka withdrew from the French Open this week af...
Tags: Media, Life, Sports, International, Trends, Mental Health, Anxiety, Tennis, Paris, Andy Murray, Osaka, Naomi Osaka, Morin, Alliant International University, Digital Culture, Amy Morin


I listened in on the first-ever Clubhouse wedding along with 26,000 other people. It included heartwarming vows, a registry to gift a $5,000 Caribbean getaway, and snapshots of the happy couple.

Natasha Grano and Michael Graziano. Misha Krutiy Photography Natasha Grano and Michael Graziano are the first-ever couple to get married on the audio-only app. The two-hour traditional ceremony included the walk down the aisle and a Corinthians reading. Guests were instructed to "Push to Refresh" to update the couple's profile photos as it went on. See more stories on Insider's business page. Natasha Grano and Michael Graziano made history on the Clubhouse app yesterday when they b...
Tags: Apps, Life, Trends, Tech, Netflix, Wedding, Gang, Weddings, Vancouver, Caribbean, Corinthians, Clubhouse, Michael, Digital Marketing, Nordic, SAN JUAN Puerto Rico


Putin has 2, maybe 3, daughters he barely ever talks about - here's everything we know about them

Russian President Vladimir and his now ex-wife Lyudmila Shkrebneva. Sergey Ponomarev/AP Russian president Vladimir Putin has at least two, possibly three, daughters he rarely talks about. He has two adult daughters with his ex-wife Lyudmila Shkrebneva: Maria, 36, and Katerina, 34. Katerina spoke at a major conference in June 2021, but nobody acknowledged who her father is. See more stories on Insider's business page. Russian president Vladimir Putin, 68, has tried to keep his personal ...
Tags: Politics, Entertainment, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Washington Post, Life, Germany, Russia, Trends, Ap, Bbc, Features, Davos, Oliver Stone, Showtime, Moscow


'Tiger Mom' Amy Chua speaks out about her battle with Yale Law

Hello!Welcome to this weekly roundup of stories from Insider's Business co-Editor in Chief Matt Turner. Subscribe here to get this newsletter in your inbox every Sunday.What we're going over today:How "Tiger Mom" Amy Chua became the pariah of Yale Law.50 founders and VCs dish on what it's like to work with Jason Calacanis, Silicon Valley's most polarizing investor.Gen Xers, in the middle of middle-age, are embracing the status quo.Capitol Hill staffers vent about unlivable pay an...
Tags: Amazon, Business, Florida, Supreme Court, Law, Congress, Life, White House, US, NFL, America, Newsletter, Trends, Bank Of America, Bloomberg, Brooklyn


12 of the richest LGBTQ people in the world

Tim Cook and Giorgio Armani are billionaires. Getty Images Some famous LGBTQ figures are worth billions after inheriting empires or building companies. In 2020, Apple CEO Tim Cook officially became a billionaire. Giorgio Armani's is worth $8.1 billion, while Domenico Dolce is worth $1.6 billion. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. David Geffen, the co-founder of DreamWorks, is worth $9.9 billion, according to Forbes. David Geffen. Stephen Lovekin/Getty ...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, England, Hollywood, Cook, Money, Steve Jobs, Ebay, Life, Lgbt, New York City, Los Angeles, Trends, Paypal, Palo Alto, Billionaires



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