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A chef who offers health benefits, paid vacation, and a 401(k) plan raised base pay to $18 to $24 per hour and said he's not struggling to hire workers

Irene Jiang/Business Insider The restaurant industry is facing a staffing crisis, with 75% of operators struggling to hire. Restaurant owners are finding a solution by paying workers more, The New York Times reported. Chef Jason Hammel said adding a higher wage to his benefits package made it easier to find staff. See more stories on Insider's business page. The past two decades have been busy for Chicago chef Jason Hammel, who opened Lula Cafe in 1999 with a four-burner stove and som...
Tags: News, US, Careers, Trends, Bloomberg, Minimum Wage, Chicago, Maine, New York Times, The Times, Retail, The New York Times, Ruby, Matt Murphy, Hammel, Jason Hammel


A chef who offers health benefits, paid vacation, and a 401(k) plan raised base pay to $18 to $24 per hour and says he's not struggling to hire workers

Irene Jiang/Business Insider The restaurant industry is facing a staffing crisis, with 75% of operators struggling to hire. Several restaurant owners are finding a solution by paying workers more, according to the NYT. Chef Jason Hammel said adding a higher wage to his benefits package makes it easier to find staff. See more stories on Insider's business page. The past two decades have been busy for Chicago chef Jason Hammel, who opened Lula Cafe in 1999 with a four-burner stove and s...
Tags: News, US, Careers, Trends, Bloomberg, Minimum Wage, Chicago, Maine, New York Times, Retail, Ruby, Times, Matt Murphy, Hammel, Jason Hammel, American Staffing Association


Giorgio Armani Cool Brown (20) Neo Nude Melting Color Balm Review & Swatches

Cool Brown (20) Giorgio Armani Cool Brown (20) Neo Nude Melting Color BalmGiorgio Armani Cool Brown (20) Neo Nude Melting Color Balm ($38.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a light brown with subtle, warm undertones and a matte finish. It had semi-opaque, buildable color payoff applied with a fingertip and more semi-sheer, buildable coverage applied with a brush. The texture was smooth, more velvety in its glide and feel, which made it clay-like–dr...
Tags: US, Beauty, Christine, Giorgio Armani, Blushes, Cheek Products, Pigmentation, Temptalia, Charlotte Tilbury Lightgasm Bronze LE, Nordstrom Saks Selfridges Where, HarrodsHarvey Nichols UK House of Fraser UK, Fall 2021, Giorgio Armani Cool Brown, BalmGiorgio Armani Cool Brown


Huda Beauty Rich Glow Obsessions Mini Face Palette Review & Swatches

Rich Huda Beauty Rich Mini Glow Obsessions Face PaletteHuda Beauty Rich Mini Glow Obsessions Face Palette ($29.00 for 0.22 oz.) includes four shimmery shades of different takes on copper–they were more similar than they needed to be! The texture of the formula was where the palette fell short; it was firmer, denser, and thicker overall, which made it harder to pick up product evenly with a brush. In order to do so, I typically had to...
Tags: US, Beauty, Sydney, Sephora, Christine, Gabrielle, Laura Mercier, Westman, Cheek Products, Highlighters, Makeup Palettes, Huda Beauty, Pigmentation, Cheek/Face Palette, Temptalia, Mario Bronzite


Meet the average Netflix user, a Millennial woman without a college degree living in the American suburbs earning less than $50,000 a year

Daniel Reinhardt/picture alliance via Getty Images Netflix has 74 million subscribers in the US and Canada. Its typical user is a woman who lives in the US suburbs and has some or no college education. The average user is also more likely to identify as liberal or a moderate, not republican. See more stories on Insider's business page. Netflix is arguably the most ubiquitous streaming service, with 74 million subscribers in North America.It appeals to viewers of all walks of life, but...
Tags: News, Media, Entertainment, Disney, US, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Netflix, Canada, Streaming, North America, Tech Insider, Bridgerton, Streaming Platforms, Katie Canales


Lancome Coquette, Exotic Orchid, Berry Noir L'Absolu Rouge Lipsticks Reviews & Swatches

Coquette (326) Lancome Coquette (326) L’Absolu Rouge Hydrating Lipstick ($32.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a medium, rosy pink with moderate, warm undertones and fine gold and pink pearl that gave it a more metallic finish. The texture was lightweight, slightly thin but not clingy, and had just enough creaminess to glide across my lips without tugging, but it didn’t slide around during wear. It had semi-opaque, buildable color coverage that wor...
Tags: John Lewis, US, Beauty, Lipstick, Lancome, Christine, Pavlova, Lip Products, Pigmentation, Tom Ford Beauty Scott, MAC Marsala DC, SephoraSephora Ulta Nordstrom Saks, Smashbox Jam, DODECYL GLYCOL COPOLYMER POLYGLYCERYL, EscentualFeelUniqueHarrodsHarvey Nichols, UK Lancome CA


The Silicon Valley wealthy have become super doomsday preppers by buying remote New Zealand properties, getting eye surgeries, and stockpiling ammo and food

Peter Thiel. Shutterstock and Neilson Barnard/Getty Some of Silicon Valley's wealthiest have developed a penchant for prepping for the apocalypse. They're turning to Lasik eye surgery and multimillion-dollar real-estate investments in New Zealand. Investing for the end of the world has been embraced by the uber-rich, many of whom exist in Silicon Valley. The so-called doomsday prepper community has been preparing for disaster, especially since the pandemic hit in March 2020.A divis...
Tags: Facebook, Texas, News, Nbc, Life, New York City, US, San Francisco, Trends, Tech, Joe Biden, Features, New York Times, New Zealand, Reid Hoffman, Peter Thiel


Huda Beauty Medium Glow Obsessions Mini Face Palette Review & Swatches

Medium Huda Beauty Medium Mini Glow Obsessions Face PaletteHuda Beauty Medium Mini Glow Obsessions Face Palette ($29.00 for 0.22 oz.) includes two gold highlighters and two copper highlighters (or blushes). The texture of the formula was where the palette fell short; it was firmer, denser, and thicker overall, which made it harder to pick up product evenly with a brush. In order to do so, I typically had to use my brush to push upwar...
Tags: US, Beauty, Sydney, Sephora, Christine, Laura Mercier, Westman, Natasha Denona, Cheek Products, Highlighters, Makeup Palettes, Huda Beauty, Pigmentation, Becca Opal, Cheek/Face Palette, Temptalia


I'm a former Goldman Sachs analyst who raised over $8.5 million for my fashion startup. Here's how I realized finance wasn't for me.

Meg He is the cofounder of fashion startup ADAY. Bridget Badore Meg He, 33, is the cofounder of ADAY, a fashion brand that creates sustainable professional workwear. After leaving a career in finance and venture capitalism, He started ADAY with former Goldman Sachs coworker Nina Faulhaber. This is what running her business is like, as told to freelance writer Claire Turrell. See more stories on Insider's business page. I've always had an entrepreneurial spirit and liked to set myse...
Tags: Fashion, UK, New York, Finance, US, Careers, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Entrepreneurs, Trends, Strategy, Startup, Italy, Portugal, Retail, Goldman Sachs


Facebook and Google condemned over ads for ‘abortion pill reversal’

Adverts promoting ‘dangerous, unproven and unethical’ procedure shown millions of times, study findsFacebook has served “abortion reversal” adverts 18.4m times since January 2020, according to a report from the Center for Countering Digital Hate (CCDH), promoting an “unproven, unethical” and “dangerous” procedure.Google shows the adverts on more than four-fifths of searches related to abortion across a number of US cities, according to the CCDH research, targeted at search terms such as “unwante...
Tags: Health, Google, Facebook, Technology, Media, Social Networking, Women, US, Life and style, Society, World news, Abortion, CCDH, Center for Countering Digital Hate CCDH


Muscles and methane: How protein became the food industry’s biggest craze

Protein has gone from a niche bodybuilding supplement to a mainstream obsession – and is now added to a huge range of food and drink products. What led to the sudden growth of this multimillion-dollar industry?At the Protein Pick and Mix store in Tunbridge Wells, you can have any snack you like, as long as it comes with extra protein. Protein pancakes, protein burger buns, protein muffins, protein nachos, protein croissants. Protein bars, of course, in every conceivable flavour: caramel milliona...
Tags: Meat, Food, New York, Climate Change, Environment, US, Life and style, Farming, Tunbridge Wells, Protein Pick, Anthony Rodgers


Warum Marvels Shang-Chi das MCU für immer verändert – hoffentlich

Sogar schon vor dem großen, explosiven Finale der dritten Phase im Marvel Cinematic Universe wurde hinter den Kulissen des Franchises am Grundstein für das nächste actionreiche Kapitel getüftelt. Bestehend aus Filmen und TV-Serien sollte die vierte Phase des MCU in ganz neue Fantasy-Welten abtauchen – voller Magie, Zeitreisen und Paralleluniversen. Shang-Chi & the Legend of the 10 Rings ist der zweite Film dieses neuen Kapitels und greift auf viele dieser fantasiereichen Elemente zurück, u...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Usa, US, San Francisco, Kraft, Michelle Yeoh, Liu, GEIST, Rolle, Frieden, Gott, Kurz, Freund, Sohn, Globus


Giorgio Armani Cool Plum (61) Neo Nude Melting Color Balm Review & Swatches

Cool Plum (61) Giorgio Armani Cool Plum (61) Neo Nude Melting Color BalmGiorgio Armani Cool Plum (61) Neo Nude Melting Color Balm ($38.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a deep plum with subtle warmth and a matte finish. It had semi-sheer, buildable pigmentation applied with fingertips as well as a brush, though I struggled to product to adhere as evenly and as well to a brush compared to other shades within the range. The texture was smooth, velvet...
Tags: US, Beauty, Christine, Giorgio Armani, TMI, Blushes, Cheek Products, Temptalia, HarrodsHarvey Nichols UK House of Fraser UK, SephoraSephora Nordstrom Saks Selfridges Where, ColourPop Vogue LE, Fall 2021, Giorgio Armani Cool Plum


Was uns die spannendsten Looks der Met Gala über „American Fashion“ verraten

Es war der zweite Montag im September – und in jedem anderen Jahr hätte das nichts weiter als einen üblichen Wochenneustart bedeutet. 2021 stand an diesem Datum aber das wohl größte Fashion-Event des Jahres im Kalender: die Met Gala. Nach 16 langen Monaten ohne prominente Badezimmer-Fotos und Star-Selfies auf der Treppe – und, nicht zu vergessen, die wohl extravagantesten Mode-Ensembles überhaupt –, fanden die „Oscars of Fashion“ gestern endlich wieder statt. Und wer nicht auf der Gästeliste von...
Tags: Fashion, Music, New York, Hollywood, Lorde, Rihanna, US, America, Ilana Glazer, Vogue, Marilyn Monroe, Grace Jones, Stella Mccartney, Tracee Ellis Ross, Helena Bonham Carter, Tessa Thompson


Anastasia Iced Out Powder Highlighter Review & Swatches

Iced Out Anastasia Iced Out HighlighterAnastasia Iced Out Highlighter ($34.00 for 0.31 oz.) is a pale, white gold that flashed light-medium, more yellowy-gold with a metallic sheen. The lighter base didn’t seem to translate when applied to my skin, so it appeared a little warmer than I had anticipated. The texture was moderately-dense, firmer but not stiff to work with, and felt consistent with the gel-powder hybrid formula it was. Yo...
Tags: US, Beauty, Christine, Pat McGrath, Anastasia, Cheek Products, Highlighters, LORAC, Pigmentation, Temptalia, Becca Citrine


Is it ethical to travel right now? Experts on flying in the age of Delta

Questions to consider before you inflict the ‘moral injury’ of a risky, nonessential trip A new season is here and, with it, seedlings of holiday escape plans to some sun-drenched beach or snowy mountain ski slope. In view of passenger data from the US and the UK, air travel is on its way toward recovering from the slump of a pre-vaccine Covid-19 pandemic – despite the rise of the Delta variant.But does that mean it’s a good idea to buy that plane ticket, even if you’re vaccinated? And if you’re...
Tags: Travel, UK, US, Life and style, World news, US news, Ethics, Health & wellbeing, Delta, Coronavirus


Natasha Denona Work and Set Gel Eyeliners Reviews & Swatches

Nude Natasha Denona Nude Work and Set Gel EyelinerNatasha Denona Nude Work and Set Gel Eyeliner ($24.00 for 0.17 oz.) is a light peach with moderate, warm undertones and a matte finish. It was richly pigmented with a smooth, lightly emollient consistency that was thin, spreadable, and easy to work using different eyeliner brushes. It applied evenly to my lash line and set fast enough not to get into my fine lines but gave me enough ti...
Tags: US, Earth, Beauty, Christine, Natasha Denona, Eye Products, Pigmentation, Eye Liners, Temptalia, NARS Rue Bonaparte, Marc Jacobs Beauty Brown, Fall 2021, Natasha Denona Brown, MAC Point Black P, Natasha Denona Work, Natasha Denona Brown Work


Lancome Impatiente & Lie de Vin L'Absolu Rouge Lipsticks Reviews & Swatches

Impatiente (172) Lancome Impatiente (172) L’Absolu Rouge Hydrating Lipstick ($32.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a vivid, medium orange with moderate, warm red undertones and a cream finish. It had nearly opaque color payoff that adhered evenly to my lips. The lipstick had a lightweight, lightly creamy texture that was thin without being clingy and had a little tackiness to it. This shade didn’t sit quite as nicely on my lips compared to other s...
Tags: John Lewis, US, Beauty, Lipstick, Lancome, Christine, Pat McGrath, Claudette, Lip Products, Pigmentation, Tom Ford Beauty Connor, SephoraSephora Ulta Nordstrom Saks, DODECYL GLYCOL COPOLYMER POLYGLYCERYL, EscentualFeelUniqueHarrodsHarvey Nichols, UK Lancome CA, MAC Bittersweetie LE


What we learned from 9/11 about quitting work after life-altering events

A majority of people in the US are considering quitting their jobs right now according to the New York Times. This is obvious to me because in the months after the towers fell, my world was my recovery support groups — and in my groups, the conversations were all about who is going back to work. My groups were mostly people in banking, insurance, and tech because that’s who worked at the World Trade Center. But within the groups, there was a wide range of people. I remember a man saying the R...
Tags: US, Careers, New York Times, Red Cross, World Trade Center


Ellis Brooklyn Super Amber Eau de Parfum

The US brand ELLIS BROOKLYN founded in 2015 by Bee Shapiro, the New York Times beauty columnist and contributor to Vogue, Vanity Fair, InStyle, Glamour, and Yahoo Beauty, is launching another fragrance in 2021. Following the sweet and rich honey fragrance BEE, the newest SUPER AMBER is playing again with all the different facets and textures of the key ingredient. "Ever imagined perfume as ... Read full article: Ellis Brooklyn Super Amber Eau de Parfum from Fragrantica Perfumes and Cologn...
Tags: Fashion, US, New York Times, Fragrantica Perfumes, Bee Shapiro, Ellis Brooklyn, Ellis Brooklyn Super Amber Eau de Parfum, Vogue Vanity Fair InStyle Glamour


Lancome Rose Petale & Caprice L'Absolu Rouge Lipsticks Reviews & Swatches

Rose Petale (124) Lancome Rose Petale (124) L’Absolu Rouge Hydrating Lipstick ($32.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a deeper, reddish-coral with warm undertones and fine pearl that gave it more of a luminous sheen than overtly shimmery finish. It had opaque pigmentation in a single layer, which applied fluidly across my lips without tugging as the texture was smooth, lightly emollient, and was flattering to lip texture/lip lines. There was a touc...
Tags: John Lewis, US, Beauty, Lipstick, Estee Lauder, Lancome, Christine, Pat McGrath, Lip Products, Pigmentation, Temptalia, Tom Ford Beauty Taylor, MAC Forbidden Romance LE, Pat McGrath Skin Flixx, SephoraSephora Ulta Nordstrom Saks, DODECYL GLYCOL COPOLYMER POLYGLYCERYL


Google underpaid thousands of international 'shadow workers,' violating labor laws around the world, reports reveal

Google in Manhattan. Mark Lennihan/AP Photo Google underpaid thousands of temporary workers around the world, The Guardian and NYT report. Countries with "pay-parity" laws require equitable wages for full-time and temporary workers. One manager worried a pay bump would allow staff to "connect the dots" and cause an uproar, emails reviewed by NYT showed. See more stories on Insider's business page. Google underpaid thousands of international contract workers, violating pay-parity laws ...
Tags: Google, Asia, Europe, News, US, Careers, America, Trends, Workers, Pay, Ireland, New York Times, Poland, Guardian, SEC, Times


Top marketing and advertising salaries: What you can make at companies including Apple, Google, and Spotify

Spencer Platt/Getty Images Insider analyzed salary data across some of the hottest companies to reveal how much marketers, ad, and PR professionals make. We crunched the numbers for Apple, Google, Microsoft, WPP, and Spotify, and others. US companies report the data in visa applications for foreign workers. See more stories on Insider's business page. Even as many industries laid off people in the pandemic, companies from Apple to WPP are hiring top ad and marketing talent to fine-tun...
Tags: Apple, Google, Spotify, Media, California, Oregon, Advertising, Marketing, US, Careers, Los Angeles, Trends, Strategy, Public Relations, Intel, Snapchat


Experience: a stranger secretly lived in my home

Late one night, I noticed the attic hatch was open. All the puzzle pieces fell into place – someone was in my apartmentIn 1995, when I was 20, I moved to Enumclaw, a farming town in the US state of Washington, to be close to my brother and his family. I rented an apartment. My room was on the top floor but on my first night, lying in bed, I heard footsteps above me. Over the months, I started to notice things going missing. I would buy a six-pack of soda, drink one, come home from work and find ...
Tags: Washington, US, Life and style, Health & wellbeing, Enumclaw


If you work at a large or midsize company, Biden's action plan requires your boss pays you for your time spent getting vaccinated and recovering from possible side effects

President Joe Biden speaks during a joint news conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in the East Room of the White House on July 15, 2021 in Washington, DC. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images The White House unveiled a sweeping action plan to increase the vaccination rate in the US. Employers with 100 or more workers would be required to provide paid time off for vaccinations. Many unvaccinated workers previously expressed concerns that they could not afford to miss work. See more sto...
Tags: Post, Politics, Science, News, Colorado, Cdc, Washington, White House, Angela Merkel, US, Careers, Trends, Joe Biden, Economy, Retail, Vaccinations


If you work at a large company, Biden's action plan requires your boss pays you for your time spent getting vaccinated and recovering from possible side effects

President Joe Biden speaks during a joint news conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in the East Room of the White House on July 15, 2021 in Washington, DC. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images The White House unveiled a sweeping action plan to increase the vaccination rate in the US. Employers with 100 or more workers would be required to provide paid time off for vaccinations. Many unvaccinated workers previously expressed concerns that they could not afford to miss work. See more sto...
Tags: Post, Politics, Science, News, Colorado, Cdc, Washington, White House, Angela Merkel, US, Careers, Trends, Joe Biden, Economy, Retail, Vaccinations


Anastasia Golden Tan Cream Bronzer Review & Swatches

Golden Tan Anastasia Golden Tan Cream BronzerAnastasia Golden Tan Cream Bronzer ($35.00 for 0.4 oz.) is a light-medium, golden brown with moderate, warm undertones that leaned slightly yellow-orange but had a touch of red that tempered it. The finish was more of a “natural matte,” which let the natural skin come through but didn’t add or take away shine. It had medium pigmentation when applied with a brush and more semi-opaque coverag...
Tags: US, Beauty, Christine, Anastasia, Cheek Products, Bronzers, Pigmentation, Temptalia, Kaja, Kaja Shady, MAC Canyon Dreamin, Summer 2021


The 30 companies US business students are most interested in working for

People walk past the Google pavilion at CES 2020 at the Las Vegas Convention Center on January 8, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Mario Tama/Getty Images Universum surveyed over 50,000 students in the US covering nearly 160 areas of study. The company asked students to name the five employers they are most interested in working for. Below are those with the highest share of business students calling them an ideal employer. See more stories on Insider's business page. 30. Airbnb: 3.73% o...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Florida, New York, Students, Microsoft, Washington, New York City, US, Careers, Trends, Markets, Nike, Tesla, Bank Of America


Book Review: The British Raj Was Once a Narco-State

Thomas Manuel’s book ‘Opium Inc: How a Global Drug Trade Funded the British Empire’ shows how the Raj transformed entire farming economies in Bengal and Bihar into opium-producing machines. Britain may claim it gifted civilisation to India but we know for sure that the Raj transformed entire farming economies in Bengal and Bihar into opium-producing machines over the 18th and 19th centuries. British agents smuggled tons of opium into China in exchange for tea, legally and illegally, taking sil...
Tags: Hong Kong, Books, Congress, Life, China, India, US, Britain, Shanghai, Victoria, Bombay, Nanjing, Guangzhou, Bengal, Bihar, Calcutta


AI tools that companies use to scan resumes are stopping 27 million people finding new jobs, a Harvard report says

A man hands his resume to an employer at the 25th annual Central Florida Employment Council Job Fair at the Central Florida Fairgrounds. Paul Hennessy/SOPA Images/LightRocket/Getty Images 27 million "hidden workers" in the US are being filtered out of job applications by automated tech, a report says. Their skills are regularly overlooked by the AI-driven hiring practices many employers rely on. Groups that are disproportionately overlooked include caregivers and immigrants, according to ...
Tags: Florida, News, Germany, US, Careers, Employment, Trends, Strategy, Harvard, Recruitment, Vacancies, UK US, Stephen Jones, Harvard Business School, Paul Hennessy, COVID



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