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FINDING A JOB IN 2021: Your guide to making big career moves and landing the role you've always wanted

Job seekers line up to apply during "Amazon Jobs Day" at a fulfillment center in Fall River, Massachusetts, in August 2017. Brian Snyder/Reuters January is prime time to start a job search — it's usually when companies get new budgets and start ramping up their hiring.  However, job searching might look a little different this year because of the pandemic.  Insider has compiled a guide for anyone who is looking for a job right now, from early searching to nailing the interview.  Visit Busi...
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Forget about 'Animal Crossing' and the PlayStation 5: 2020's biggest sellers in gaming were 'Call of Duty' and the Nintendo Switch

Julian Stratenschulte / Picture Alliance via Getty Images In 2020, more people bought and played video games than in any year prior. Despite all the hype around "Cyberpunk 2077" and the PlayStation 5, two "Call of Duty" games dominated sales for the year — and Nintendo's Switch was the best-selling console. "Call of Duty Black Ops: Cold War" and "Call of Duty Modern Warfare" took the top two sales spots for the year, followed by "Animal Crossing" and this year's "Madden" entry. Visit Busi...
Tags: Gaming, Microsoft, Video Games, Entertainment, Xbox One, Trends, Playstation, Sony, Xbox, Nintendo, Playstation 4, Call Of Duty, Ps4, Switch, Glassdoor, Afp


Harness snags $85M Series C on $1.7B valuation as revenue grows 3x

Harness, the startup that wants to create a suite of engineering tools to give every company the kind of technological reach that the biggest companies have, announced an $85 million Series C today on a $1.7 billion valuation. Today’s round comes after 2019’s $60 million Series B, which had a $500 million valuation, showing a company rapidly increasing in value. For a company that launched just three years ago, this is a fairly remarkable trajectory. Alkeon Capital led the round with help from n...
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PRESENTING: The 20 top companies to work for, according to 11 years of Glassdoor's Best Places to Work list

Brad Coffey is the Chief Strategy Officer of HubSpot. Boston Globe/Getty Images Glassdoor just released its 13th annual Best Places to Work list, which uses employee feedback to rank  different companies. Insider found that some companies have frequently placed on the list over the years, and that these companies come from various industries, such as consulting firms and airlines. We analyzed 11 of the 13 years of results to find out which companies have been highly rated over the decade. ...
Tags: Google, Careers, America, Trends, Companies, Teaser, Southwest Airlines, Glassdoor, Bain Company, Brad Coffey, Best Place To Work, Madison Hoff, HubSpot Boston Globe


The 15 best places to work in 2021, according to Glassdoor

Bain & Company was the top-rated company on Glassdoor's 2021 Best Places to Work list. Rick Friedman/Getty Images Glassdoor just released its annual ranking of the Best Places to Work. This ranking is based on employee feedback on Glassdoor over the past 12 months. Among the companies that typically make the list, like Bain & Company and Google, there were 19 first-time appearances, including Pfizer at No. 39. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. If you're wondering whic...
Tags: Apple, Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Boston, US, San Francisco, Trends, Strategy, Linkedin, Atlanta, Features, Amsterdam, Cambridge, Nvidia, Pfizer


Glassdoor: Best tech companies to work for in 2021

Glassdoor just released its annual ranking of the best companies to work for in 2021. We broke out the top 10 tech companies from the list of large businesses (1,000+ employees) as well as from the small to medium-sized business list. For the large business list, the rankings are based on employee feedback from companies with more than 1,000 employees. Through Glassdoor, employees rate companies based on things like their CEO, career opportunities, compensation and benefits, culture and values, ...
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Glassdoor Releases Best Places to Work in 2021 Lists

Fewer tech companies appeared on the annual Best Places to Work in 2021 list from Glassdoor, a provider of insights related to jobs and companies, but some of the more well-known names on the list saw their ranking rebound. Glassdoor has more than 70 million reviews and insights on over 1.3 million companies, and it...
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US lost 140K jobs in December in ‘alarming’ report

Total payrolls declined for the first time since April due to spiking COVID-19 cases.
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Kanarys raises $3 million for its data-driven platform to assess diversity and inclusion efforts

Mandy Price was already a highly successful lawyer in private practice before she took the jump into entrepreneurship alongside two co-founders to launch Kanarys a little over one year ago. The Harvard Law School graduated didn’t have to start her company, which helps businesses measure the efficacy of their diversity and inclusion efforts using hard data, but she needed to start the company. Now, a year after its launch, the company counts companies like Yum Brands, the Dallas Mavericks, and...
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Glassdoor CEO: How to attract the best talent in 2021

Christian Sutherland-Wong is the chief executive of Glassdoor. Glassdoor Christian Sutherland-Wong become the CEO of Glassdoor in January 2020. He talked to Business Insider about what he's learned, and what's changed, since he stepped into the top job. "The data is pretty clear that you can't just get away with being an average employer or a bad employer, thinking money solves all evils," he said. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Christian Sutherland-Wong stepped into t...
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How to Remove Negative Review on Glassdoor & Improve Your Business Reputation

If you need to know how to remove a review from Glassdoor.com, you have come to the right place. There are several ways in which you can attempt to remove negative reviews, but there are also obstacles that may become a problem. What Is Glassdoor? Glassdoor is a review website that you can use to search open jobs, check out reviews made by past employees for the companies hosting those jobs, and leave your own reviews for others to see. The platform is highly effective for getting to know a co...
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Here's how much 28 jobs in the art world really pay

Art directors can rake in $100,000 a year. Dan Kitwood/Getty Images Creative jobs — like artists, musicians, and dancers — can bring in surprisingly high salaries.  The Bureau of Labor Statistics offers information about pay across different industries, including jobs related to arts and entertainment.  From florists to architects, here's what 28 creative jobs earn on average. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Being creative can pay off. From musicians to artists, people ...
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Data scientists are some of the happiest employees in America - this online Harvard program can help you break into the field and land a great position way more affordably than grad school

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. EDX; Alyssa Powell/Business Insider Companies collect data in order to understand their users and drive strategic business decisions. Data scientists, who make this information understandable are thus very in-demand employees. The Data Science Professional Certificate Program ($792.80), offered by Harvard University through edX, is a reputable and flexible way to learn this valuable skill. By being...
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Pave raises millions to bring transparency to startup compensation

Compensation within private venture-backed startups can be a confusing minefield that if unsuccessfully navigated can lead to inconsistent salaries and the kind of ambiguity that breeds an unhappy workforce. Pave, a San Francisco-based startup that recently graduated from YC Combinator is aiming to end the pay and equity gap with a software tool it developed to make it easier to track, measure, and communicate how and what they pay their employees. The question is whether Silicon Valley, which h...
Tags: Startups, San Francisco, Tech, Wyoming, Silicon Valley, Andreessen Horowitz, Marc Andreessen, Glassdoor, Kramer, Carta, Schulman, Kristina Shen, YC Combinator, Emily Kramer, Bessemer Venture Partners Bezos Expeditions, Jeff Bezos Dash Fund


How to Effectively Motivate Remote Workers

Companies are beginning to embrace the idea of having their staff work remotely. Workers are required to adapt to the changes and learn to work in a completely new environment.  Managers and leaders need to do more than ever to ensure their remote employee’s well-being and job motivation. Industry leaders are realizing they need systems in place to keep their workers motivated and in good spirits while they are working remotely.  It can take significant effort to make the changes needed to cr...
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How to Strategize Your Job Search

By Leslie King When you’re hunting for a new job, the biggest challenges are always knowing where to start, how to get organized, and figuring out the most effective way to approach your job search. In this article, I share a helpful structure and approach that can maximize your ability to land the right new job. Identify your job goals—and share them with your network Start by thinking critically about what you are searching for in your next position, and create a document outlining what is m...
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Amazon Fresh opens in Porter Ranch, company’s 3rd Southern California grocery store

Amazon has expanded its grocery footprint in Southern California with a new Amazon Fresh market in Porter Ranch. The 30,000-square-foot store at 19340 Rinaldi St. is the e-commerce giant’s third in the region. The others are in Woodland Hills and Irvine. The Porter Ranch location replaces a former Whole Foods Market, also owned by Amazon. Amazon Fresh touts itself as a “seamless experience” for customers, whether they’re shopping in-store or online. High-tech Dash Carts The supermarkets offer ...
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21 high-paying side jobs you can do in your spare time

Virtual yoga instructors can make $25 per hour. insta_photos/Shutterstock Many of these side jobs pay more than $25 an hour. Part-time and remote opportunities allow you to choose a side job that works with your regular work schedule. A bachelor's degree or higher education isn't necessarily required — many side jobs favor work experience or other skills.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Looking to make a little extra cash without having to leave the job you already hav...
Tags: Amazon, Food, Jobs, Money, Microsoft, US, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Php, Features, Netflix, Tasker, Remote Jobs, Glassdoor, Marie Kondo


Landscape site launches with the aim of becoming the ‘Glassdoor for VC’

You’ve probably heard of Glassdoor, which exists to allow employees to rate companies anonymously. Now a UK entrepreneur has decided to address the thorny issue of rating venture capitalists. Landscape, a new review platform for tech startup founders to discover and find investment opportunities, officially launches today. Started by CompSci graduate Joe Perkins, the site purports to provide transparent feedback from entrepreneurs on their experiences with European VCs and accelerators. During i...
Tags: TC, Europe, UK, London, US, Tech, Recruit Holdings, Glassdoor, Alex Depledge, Perkins, Techstars London, Founder Institute, Coursematch, Hoxton Ventures, Development Bank of Wales, Adeo Ressi


SUCCESS INSIDER: Insiders at big consulting firms like PwC and KPMG reveal how they're adapting to the pandemic

Samantha Lee/Business Insider Leading consultancies are uncertain about what the future of the industry will look like. Here's how business travel, remote work, and client relationships have changed at firms like KPMG, PwC, and Boston Consulting Group.Read more here. Welcome to Success Insider, our regular newsletter for getting things done. This week we have insights from Shark Tank's Daymond John, how to invest in real estate if you're low on money, how a 16-year-old started a successfu...
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Insider Cannabis: Law firms eyeing psychedelics — Flowhub scoops a senior Glassdoor exec — Cannabis in the COVID relief bill

Crystal Cox/Business Insider Welcome to Insider Cannabis, our weekly newsletter where we're bringing you an inside look at the deals, trends, and personalities driving the multibillion-dollar global cannabis boom.Sign up here to get it in your inbox every week.Happy Friday readers,I hate to be cliche, but we are living in monumental times — with President Trump's COVID-19 diagnosis, it's impossible to know what will happen next.Despite the crush of the news cycle leading up to November, li...
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Glassdoor just added a new tool that allows employees to give their companies a D&I rating

Glassdoor Piotr Swat/Shutterstock Job-search giant Glassdoor just released a new tool to create more transparency around diversity and inclusion (D&I) at work.  The site, which is widely known for its employee reviews, now has a "diversity and inclusion rating" which allows workers to rate how satisfied they are with D&I at their current or past employers. Employees rank companies on a 5-point scale, with 5 being the most satisfied.  Glassdoor tested the new D&I tool with employees at 12 o...
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Glassdoor Rolls Out New Features to Rate Companies on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Job insights platform Glassdoor rolled out three new features Wednesday aimed at giving its users a clearer picture of diversity, equity and inclusion at companies they are searching. The Harris Poll conducted a survey for Glassdoor of job seekers and employees to learn more about their perceptions of diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace,...
Tags: Advertising, Diversity, Glassdoor, Diversity Equity, Social Pro Daily, Equity and Inclusion


Glassdoor lists the highest-rated CEOs during COVID

The website Glassdoor has released their rankings of the top CEOs and companies to work for during the pandemic. The rankings were based on a study of reviews placed on their website by employees which mentioned COVID or CEO performance. The study isn't quite definitive, but offers an insight into what employees want during times of crisis. The last time humanity faced an airborne pandemic was during the 2009 swine flu outbreak. It was a relatively mild one; it had a low death rate and reproduct...
Tags: Work, Mark Zuckerberg, Hong Kong, Business, UK, Internet, United States, United Kingdom, Innovation, Women In Business, Glassdoor, Kavanaugh, Andrew Chamberlain, Mercury Systems, Mark Aslett, Eric Yuan


The 30 highest-rated US and UK CEOs during the coronavirus pandemic, according to employees

Boston Scientific CEO Michael Mahoney Mark Neuling/CNBC/NBCU Photo Bank/NBCUniversal via Getty Images The coronavirus pandemic has been a test for corporate leaders. People, especially employees, are watching how CEOs respond to troubling times and judging them based on it. To find out which CEOs are viewed most favorably by their employees during the pandemic, jobs site  Glassdoor analyzed anonymous employee reviews posted on its website between March and July. Leaders from Zoom, DocuSign...
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The 25 highest rated US CEOs during the coronavirus pandemic, according to employees

Boston Scientific CEO Michael Mahoney is one of the top ranked CEOs, based on a summer 2020 Glassdoor analysis. Mark Neuling/CNBC/NBCU Photo Bank/NBCUniversal via Getty Images The coronavirus pandemic has been a test for corporate leaders. People, especially employees, are watching how CEOs respond to troubling times and judging them based on it. To find out which CEOs are viewed most favorably by their employees during the pandemic, jobs site  Glassdoor analyzed anonymous employee reviews...
Tags: Wikipedia, US, Toronto, Trends, Bank Of America, Business Insider, Aaron Levie, Glassdoor, Aids Healthcare Foundation, Boston Scientific, Michael Weinstein, Stu Sjouwerman, Steven P Richman, Mark Pearson, Michael Mahoney, Steve Hasker


Brand Moves for Tuesday September 15

In early March we began reporting daily on how brands were dealing with Covid-19. But it’s become clear that the current climate is one of near-perpetual disruption, so we decided to keep on telling the stories of inspiring brand leadership and strategy amid the latest crises in an anxious world. Our goal is to provide an up-to-the-minute source of information, inspiration and insight on brand moves as they happen. This year, at some of America’s biggest malls and outlet centers, the Thanksgivi...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Europe, London, Instagram, Nbc, Mexico, France, New York City, Advertising, America, United States, David Beckham, Santa Claus, Kpmg, Airlines


How to apologize if you accidentally said something at work that's racist, sexist, or offensive

Here's how to apologize if you said something offensive at work. Klaus Vedfelt/Getty Images A microaggression is an unconscious expression of racism, sexism, or other offensive set of beliefs. It's important to know how to apologize if you've made a microaggressive comment in the workplace. The most important thing to know when saying sorry: Apologize for your actions being offensive, not for the other person feeling offended. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. You mi...
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New grads consider a gap year amid job shortages

USA (MNN) -- In an economy stalled by COVID-19, recent graduates and current college students are staring down uncertain futures. Instead of seeking to beat out peers, many find themselves vying for their first jobs against more experienced workers. Glassdoor reports the availability of entry-level jobs is down  68% compared to May 2019 . For many, this means putting plans on hold as they scramble for other options. Jennifer Holloran with Wycliffe Bible Translators says with so much unce...
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Four Tips For People Who Struggle To Unplug, Take Breaks, Recharge, Or Decompress At The End Of The Workday

by Robert Glazer, founder and CEO of Acceleration Partners, and author of “How to Make Virtual Teams Work“ Author note: We may look back on 2020 as the most crucial year in the remote work revolution. Millions of workers are now working from home, and companies as large as Twitter have already announced employees never have to return to the office.The future of business is here, and it’s increasingly virtual. To help your organization stay ahead of the curve, you need the principles, tactics an...
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