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Millions of Americans have been out of work for more than 6 months - these 2 charts break down who the long-term unemployed are

People line up outside a Kentucky Career Center hoping to find assistance with their unemployment claim in Frankfort Reuters About 3.9 million Americans were long-term unemployed, or out of work for at least 27 weeks, in December. noted in a recent analysis that "many unemployed people have been out of work for most of the COVID-19 crisis." Among demographic groups reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Hispanic or Latino men and women had the largest differences in long-term unempl...
Tags: US, Trends, Strategy, Joe Biden, Economy, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Unemployment, Biden, PPP, US Bureau of Labor Statistics, Long-term Unemployment, NWLC, Joseph Zeballos Roig, Coronavirus Recovery, BI Graphics, Madison Hoff


Facebook temporarily stops ads related to 'weapon accessories and protective equipment' ahead of the inauguration and after the Capitol Hill riot

In this photo illustration a Facebook logo seen displayed on a smartphone. Rafael Henrique/SOPA Images/LightRocket/Getty Images Facebook is pausing advertisements for "weapon accessories and protective equipment" until two days after President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration,  reported. The move came after a report from , complaints from employees, and two separate letters to Facebook from some attorneys general and senators. One letter to Facebook by four attorneys general said, "Faceboo...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, News, Mac, White House, Massachusetts, US, Trends, Joe Biden, United States, New Jersey, Capitol Hill, Dc, Tammy Duckworth, Illinois, Zuckerberg


Walgreens and Pfizer become the latest corporations to suspend political donations to Republican lawmakers who objected to Biden's presidential win

A customer walks out of a Walgreens pharmacy store in Austin, Texas Reuters Walgreens has suspended contributions to the 147 Republican lawmakers who opposed the certification of president-elect Joe Biden. The pharmaceutical corporation Pfizer has also reportedly decided to also suspend contributions to those lawmakers for six months.  The two corporations join Amazon, Marriott, AT&T and others in suspending donations to GOP lawmakers who tried to overturn the election.  Some corporations ...
Tags: Facebook, Politics, Microsoft, Corporate America, Congress, Finance, America, Trends, Walmart, Joe Biden, Walgreens, Gop, Comcast, PAC, Capitol Hill, Pfizer


Nestle recalls more than 760,000 pounds of Hot Pockets because they might contain bits of plastic and glass

Nestlé recalled over 760,000 pounds of its hot pocket products on Friday. Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters Nestlé Prepared Foods recalled over 760,000 Hot Pocket that might contain bits of glass and plastic. Four people complained to Nestlé of "extraneous material" in their Hot Pockets. One person suffered minor mouth injuries.  The recall is for not-ready-to-eat pepperoni Hot Pockets that were made between November 13, 2020 and November 16, 2020. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. N...
Tags: Food, Trends, Usda, Recalls, Retail, Nestle, GrubHub, Food Safety and Inspection Service, Nestle USA, Hot Pockets, Madison Hoff, Arnd Wiegmann Reuters Nestl, Prepared Foods


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


The 15 most in-demand jobs in 2021 and the salary ranges you should expect for each one, according to LinkedIn

LinkedIn saw an increase in digital creators during 2020 in its latest report. Indypendenz/Shutterstock To find the most in-demand jobs as we start a new year, LinkedIn examined its hiring data to find what kinds of occupations saw the most growth from April to October 2020 compared to 2019. According to the report, many of these jobs saw an increase in response to the pandemic. For instance, LinkedIn saw employment growth for nurses and in e-commerce in 2020, since more people were needed...
Tags: Jobs, Digital, Careers, Trends, Linkedin, Features, Healthcare, Hiring, Boston Globe, Cavan, Dina Rudick, The Black Lives Matter, Seaman, Mario Tama Getty, Suzanne Kreiter, Madison Hoff


12 charts show the wild ride US employment took in 2020 - and just how far we still have to go to recover

A server clears a table as patrons dine outdoors at Gloria's Cocina Mexicana restaurant in California on Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020. Watchara Phomicinda/MediaNews Group/The Press-Enterprise/Getty Images Although the year started with a low unemployment rate of 3.5% in February alongside steady job growth, the coronavirus pandemic quickly changed the employment situation of millions of Americans. The US lost 22 million jobs in the spring, but only 12.3 million jobs have been added since the...
Tags: California, Disney, US, Trends, Bureau of Labor Statistics, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, United Airlines, Business Insider, Gould, Economic Policy Institute, Evercore ISI, Pew Research, Department of Labor, BLS, Josh Bivens


The 25 best large companies for diversity in 2020, according to employees

Microsoft is the best large company for diversity, according to Comparably's new ranking. Bryan Thomas/Getty Images Career site Comparably shared its fourth annual ranking of the best companies for diversity. The ranking is based on ratings from employees of color over a 12-month period.  Microsoft, Google, and Zoom all made the top 25. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. As many companies work to improve their diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts after a year of pr...
Tags: Google, Microsoft, Careers, Toronto, San Francisco, Trends, Atlanta, Diversity, Companies, Miami, Ibm, San Jose, Santa Clara, Fort Worth, San Antonio, Thomson Reuters


The 25 best small and midsize companies for diversity in 2020, according to employees

inDinero is one of the best small or midsize companies for diversity, according to Comparably's new ranking. Courtesy of Comparably Career site Comparably shared its fourth annual ranking of the best companies for diversity. The ranking is based on ratings from employees of color over a 12-month period.  FinTech company Upgrade was named the best small or midsize company for this Comparably award. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. There is still work needed to be done...
Tags: Careers, Toronto, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Trends, Atlanta, Diversity, Upgrade, Features, Companies, Palo Alto, Portland, Miami, Fintech, Santa Monica, San Francisco California


The 25 best large companies for women in 2020, according to female employees

Facebook is one of the best large companies for women, according to Comparably's new ranking. Courtesy of Comparably Career site Comparably just published its annual ranking of the best companies for women. The ranking is based on ratings from female employee over a 12-month period. HubSpot, which makes a marketing and sales platform for businesses, ranked at the top of the large company list.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. HubSpot is the best large company for wo...
Tags: Google, Career, Facebook, Adobe, Microsoft, Women, Careers, Toronto, San Francisco, Trends, Atlanta, Features, Companies, Bellevue, Ibm, San Jose


The 25 best small and midsize companies for women in 2020, according to female employees

Pendo is the best small or midsize company for women, according to Comparably's new ranking. Courtesy of Comparably Career site Comparably shared its fourth annual ranking of the best companies for women. The ranking is based on ratings from female employees over a 12-month period. Pendo, a software-as-a-service company, was named the best small or midsize place for women to work for.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. One career site found out which companies are hig...
Tags: Career, Women, Careers, Toronto, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Trends, Atlanta, Features, Companies, Portland, Hollister, Arlington, Redwood City, PTO, Irvine


The 25 large companies with the best CEOs in 2020, according to employees

Eric Yuan, CEO of Zoom Video Communications, is the best CEO of large companies according to Comparably. Carlo Allegri/AP Career site Comparably just released its annual list of the best CEOs at large companies. The list is based on anonymous employee ratings over a 12-month period. Eric Yuan, the CEO of Zoom Video Communications, ranked at the top of the list. View the full lists from Comparably here. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. One career site found the most highl...
Tags: Apple, Google, New York, Microsoft, Satya Nadella, US, Careers, San Francisco, Trends, Atlanta, Features, Companies, Tim Cook, Silicon Valley, San Jose, Seattle


The 25 small and midsize companies with the best CEOs in 2020, according to employees

Ellen Kullman, CEO of Carbon, is among the 25 best CEOs of small and midsize companies according to Comparably. Joe Scarnici/Getty Images Career site Comparably just released its annual list of the best CEOs at small and midsize companies. The list is based on anonymous employee ratings over a 12-month period. Jason Purcell, the CEO of e-commerce software company Salsify, ranked at the top of the small and midsize companies list. View the full lists from Comparably here. Visit Business Ins...
Tags: Career, New York, Boston, US, Careers, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Trends, Atlanta, Features, Companies, Alex Austin, Chicago, San Diego, San Jose, DuPont


The 25 large companies with the best culture in 2020

Google has the best company culture among large companies, according to employee ratings on Comparably. Courtesy of Comparably Career website Comparably released its fourth annual ranking of the companies with the best company culture. Comparably used anonymous employee ratings over a 12-month period to develop its ranking. These ratings included 50 questions making up 20 different metrics, such as work-life balance and compensation. At the top of the list of companies with more than 500 e...
Tags: Apple, Google, Facebook, Microsoft, US, Careers, San Francisco, Trends, Atlanta, Features, Companies, Bellevue, Farmers, San Jose, Santa Clara, LexisNexis


The 25 small and midsize companies with the best culture in 2020

Eargo has the best company culture of small and midsize companies, according to Comparably. Courtesy of Comparably Career website Comparably released its fourth annual ranking of the businesses with the best company culture. Comparably used anonymous employee ratings over a 12-month period to develop its ranking. At the top of the list of companies with fewer than 500 employees was hearing aid manufacturer Eargo. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Some companies are a grea...
Tags: New York, Boston, US, Careers, Toronto, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Trends, Company Culture, Atlanta, Features, Companies, Portland, San Diego, San Jose, Santa Monica


This chart shows which kinds of jobs have actually grown their workforces during the pandemic

Industries that benefit from a big ecommerce bump, like couriers and messengers, have seen employment gains amid the pandemic. Carlo Allegri/Reuters The US added 245,000 jobs last month according to Friday's job report, far fewer than the number of jobs expected by economists and much lower than the level added in October. While several industries are still below their pre-pandemic levels, some are actually seeing higher levels of employment.  November employment for couriers and messenger...
Tags: Amazon, Hbo, US, Employment, Trends, Walmart, Economy, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Warner Bros, Wall Street Journal, Journal, BLS, Nick Bunker, Carlo Allegri Reuters, Coronavirus, BI Graphics


The 25 best MBA programs in the world for a career in tech

MIT (Sloan) has the best MBA program for a career in tech, according to Quacquarelli Symonds. MIT Sloan QS Quacquarelli Symonds, a global higher education analyst, released its list of the best MBA programs for people interested in a career in technology. This ranking is one of seven specializations lists that were recently published; The best MBAs for a career in finance was another one of these rankings that looks at a specific career path.  MIT Sloan School of Management's MBA program w...
Tags: New York, Texas, Stanford, Careers, Los Angeles, Trends, Tech, Barcelona, Features, Chicago, Paris, Oxford, Philadelphia, Seattle, Nus, Madrid


America's unemployment has been worse amid the pandemic than other countries, but Joe Biden has a plan to fix it

One of Biden's plans is to reform short-time compensation programs. Kevin Lamarque/Reuters The US saw a bigger spike in unemployment early in the pandemic than many other rich countries that also faced early coronavirus outbreaks. Work-share or short-time compensation programs allow employers to reduce a worker's hours while keeping them employed, and the worker can receive partial unemployment benefits rather than facing layoffs. Germany is one country that has a successful work share...
Tags: Germany, US, America, Trends, Bloomberg, Joe Biden, Economy, Cnn, Canada, Unemployment, International Monetary Fund, OECD, Dc, Biden, Illinois, Cnbc


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


The racial wealth gap in real estate is growing. Here are 3 ways housing has been harder for Black Americans in 2020.

Black Americans pay higher mortgage interest rates on lower-value homes than white Americans, new studies find. Prostock-Studio/Getty Images The racial wealth gap in real estate between Black and white Americans seems to be worsening, according to two new studies and a recently filed lawsuit. On average, Black families pay over $60,000 more in lifetime homeownership costs than white families, according to MIT researchers. Meanwhile, their homes don't receive valuations as high as white hom...
Tags: Real Estate, Design, News, Washington Post, Housing, US, Trends, Wealth, Economy, Mit, Green, Chicago, Hud, Newark, Cnbc, Black


Florida residents voted for a $15 minimum wage. Here's how much $15 is really worth in the Sunshine State and other states and cities that have increased their minimum wage.

Charles Perez wears a protective face mask and gloves as he waits on tables at the Morada Bay Beach Cafe in Islamorada, Florida, on June 1, 2020. Lynne Sladky/AP Florida residents voted to increase the minimum wage to $15, a gradual raise that will start with an increase to $10 next September. But $15 in one state may not get you as far as in another state with a lower cost of living. Using 2018 regional price parities data from the Bureau of Economic Analysis, we looked at how much $15 ca...
Tags: Florida, New York, Maryland, California, Massachusetts, New York City, US, San Francisco, Trends, Joe Biden, Minimum Wage, Economy, Features, Hawaii, Connecticut, Rochester


The 15 countries that are best at attracting talent

Switzerland ranked at the top of IMD's World Talent Ranking. Prisma by Dukas/Getty Images Switzerland is the best country at attracting and retaining talent, according to a new ranking that looks at 63 economies.  The IMD World Competitiveness Center released its annual World Talent Ranking, as first reported by CNBC.  The US placed below many European countries that took over the top spots; the US ranked 15th.  The following are the 15 countries that are best at attracting talent, acc...
Tags: Hong Kong, Sweden, Germany, Singapore, US, Careers, Trends, Workers, Features, Austria, Canada, United States, Netherlands, Switzerland, Finland, Denmark


Teachers have been hit hard by the coronavirus recession. These maps show how many education jobs have been lost in every state.

A second-grade teacher cleans a desk in her Boston classroom on September 10, 2020. David L. Ryan/The Boston Globe via Getty Images The coronavirus pandemic has caused turmoil for education workers. In addition to teachers, school staff, such as bus drivers, faced layoffs and furloughs amid closures. A new analysis by The Pew Charitable Trusts looked at figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics to determine how employment in education has changed from a year ago across the US. Most state...
Tags: Colorado, Boston, US, Trends, Indiana, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Npr, Nevada, Economic Policy Institute, The Boston Globe, Pew Charitable Trusts, Elise Gould, Madison Hoff, David L Ryan, Pew Charitable Trusts Pew, Bureau of Labor Statistics Data


Frisco, Texas, is one of America's fastest-growing cities. Here's why so many people are moving there — and how the influx is turning the area more blue

Vanessa Corral and her two daughters in their marching band uniforms in Frisco, Texas. Vanessa Corral For years, it has seemed like everyone is moving to Texas: The state's population increased by 3.8 million from 2010 to 2019. One hot spot for inbound migration has been Frisco, Texas, a city 30 miles north of Dallas. Almost half of the area's homeowners have lived there for less than 10 years. Business Insider talked to locals and new residents to understand the city's appeal. It's down-h...
Tags: Florida, Texas, Nbc, California, Politico, US, America, San Francisco, Trends, Strategy, Joe Biden, Hillary Clinton, US Postal Service, Dallas Cowboys, Dallas, Isa


The chief global strategist at JPMorgan Asset Management doesn't expect job recovery until 2022

Signs that read "No Job No Rent" hang from the windows of an apartment building during the coronavirus pandemic in Northwest Washington. Andrew Harnik/AP Photo Although jobs are starting to come back, a full recovery is still relatively far away as jobs gains seemed to have slowed down in September and October. Overall, 12.1 million — or about 55% — of the 22.2 million jobs lost in March and April have recovered. A full comeback is not expected in the upcoming year, according to David Kell...
Tags: Jobs, US, Trends, Economy, Economic recovery, Wall Street Journal, Cnbc, Jpmorgan, Kelly, David Kelly, JPMorgan Asset Management, Coronavirus Recovery, Madison Hoff, Northwest Washington Andrew Harnik AP, JPMorgan Asset Management Overall


The 25 best MBA programs in the world for a career in finance

REUTERS QS Quacquarelli Symonds, a global higher education analyst, released the best MBAs to enroll in if you are aspiring for a career in finance. This ranking is one of seven specializations lists that were published on Wednesday. The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania ranked at the top MBA for a career in this industry, same as last year's ranking. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. MBA programs can help you prepare for work in a specific industry by dev...
Tags: Hong Kong, Washington, Finance, Mba, Stanford, Toronto, Los Angeles, Trends, Strategy, Barcelona, Features, Chicago, Harvard, Paris, Philadelphia, Madrid


Economic recovery from the pandemic is a mixed bag across industries, but these 26 subsectors are quickly regaining jobs

Employment in retail subsectors have begun to recover from job losses in the spring. Paul Bersebach/MediaNews Group/Orange County Register/Getty Images Employment is not recovering from the coronavirus pandemic at the same pace across different industries.  Some of the industries that were hit the hardest at the beginning of the pandemic, such as retail, have recovered most of their job losses in recent months.   Business Insider applied the same method that the US Bureau of Labor Statisti...
Tags: Jobs, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Recession, Features, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Recovery, Denton, Oakland Calif, BLS, US Bureau of Labor Statistics, Permian Basin, Navy Federal Credit Union, Job Growth, Noam Galai Getty


Florida voted to raise its minimum wage to $15 — here's what that could actually mean for workers

Restaurant staff tend to patrons having dinner on the first day of full capacity seating on September 25, 2020 in Tampa, Florida. Octavio Jones/Getty Images Florida became the eighth state to approve a minimum wage of $15 per hour; this will be phased in through gradual increases until 2026. Although almost 61% of state voters approved of this amendment, some people argue that a higher wage will lead to job losses. However, previous research on places that have increased the minimum wage d...
Tags: Florida, New York, New York City, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Minimum Wage, Economy, Wages, University Of California Berkeley, Seattle, Election 2020, Economic Policy Institute, Tampa Florida, Congressional Budget Office, W E Upjohn Institute for Employment Research


America is moving to Texas, and it could reshape the political map

Election workers accept mail in ballot from voters at drive-through mail ballot drop off site at NRG Stadium on October 7, 2020 in Houston, Texas. Go Nakamura/Getty Images Texas' demographics have been changing rapidly, and it could mean a seismic shift in the US presidential electoral map. According to The New York Times, early voters in Texas just surpassed the total number of voters in the 2016 election.  More Americans are moving to the Lone Star State because of its low cost of living...
Tags: Politics, Texas, California, Senate, US, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Chicago, US Postal Service, Migration, Hawaii, House, New York Times, Jimmy Carter, The New York Times