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Why non-negotiable downtime is the most beneficial habit for your professional growth

Keeping your body in shape can help you keep your business in shape. Frank van Delft/Getty Images If you want to grow your business, creating space and stillness in your life must be non-negotiable. Developing healthy habits will help you turn downtime into a valuable asset to your career. Create a rest routine, take time to reflect, and follow a fitness schedule to keep your body going. See more stories on Insider's business page. You want to change the world, so you work long, tirele...
Tags: Wellness, Productivity, Happiness, Trends, Strategy, Stress, Mental Health, Exercise, Nordic, Self Care, Inc, Contributor, Contributor 2019, Raj Jana, Frank van Delft Getty

Colorado forced companies to disclose salaries on job listings - and now some companies won't hire workers from the Centennial State

Colorado State Representatives Rod Pelton, left, and Kim Ransom, right, talk to each surrounded by protective plastic barriers set up at each desk in the House chambers at the Colorado State Capitol during an emergency legislative session on November 30, 2020 in Denver, Colorado. Helen H. Richardson/MediaNews Group/The Denver Post via Getty Images Some companies are seeking remote workers from all states except from Colorado, the WSJ reported. Colorado enacted a law on Jan. 1 requiring emp...
Tags: News, Colorado, US, Trends, Strategy, Future Of Work, Remote Work, Workers, Economy, House, Employees, Wall Street Journal, WSJ, Glassdoor, Mckinsey, Johnson Johnson

Super Robot Wars 30 Anniversary Title Will Appear in English

Celebrating the upcoming 30th anniversary of the Super Robot Wars game franchise, Bandai Namco has revealed the title meant to celebrate the longevity of the series, Super Robot Wars 30, which will also be getting an English language release. The English version will be released similarly to a few other titles in the franchise: in […]
Tags: Games, Trailer, Strategy, Steam, Anniversaries, Anime, Ps4, RPG, Pc Gaming, Bandai Namco, Nintendo Switch, Super Robot Wars

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

Here's how to use data to improve employee satisfaction, promote diversity, and retain talent

Insider's Shana Lebowitz Gaynor with speakers Vincent Chee of Bevel PR (c) and Dane Holmes of Eskalera Insider People analytics is all about using data to understand your teams' motivations and work smarter. It doesn't have to be complicated - Vincent Chee, director at Bevel PR, uses employee surveys. This is part of Insider's virtual event "Transforming HR in the Digital Era" presented by Paycom. Click here to watch a recording of the event. Businesses need to start think...
Tags: Leadership, Trends, Strategy, Company Culture, Analytics, HR, Bevel, Nordic, Holmes, People Analytics, Chee, Chro, Paycom, Dane Holmes, Shana Lebowitz Gaynor, Edit Series

What to do if your boss won't let you work from home anymore

If you want to keep working remotely, there are a few things you can do to get your boss on board. 10'000 Hours/Getty Images While some companies may stick with remote work, others are calling employees back into the office. If you're someone who prefers remote work, here's what you should do to avoid wanting to quit. Determine what you value most, be realistic about what you'll lose, and provide an alternate plan. See more stories on Insider's business page. For thousa...
Tags: Work, Jobs, Office, Trends, Strategy, Remote Work, Kansas City, Nordic, Robert Half, Don, Lares, Contributor, ZipRecruiter, Job Advice, WFH, Shapiro Negotiations Institute

Jake Tapper on how to embrace rejection and the 15-minute-a-day trick that helped him finish his latest book

Jake Tapper. Courtesy: CNN Dan Schawbel is a bestselling author, speaker, and host of "5 Questions with Dan Schawbel." In a recent episode, he spoke with journalist and CNN anchor Jake Tapper. Tapper discussed his new novel, "The Devil May Dance," and shared his best career advice. See more stories on Insider's business page. Jake Tapper started his career as a campaign press secretary before transitioning to journalism and is now the host of "Take the Lead with Jake Tapper" on CNN. As...
Tags: Podcast, Media, Washington, Trends, Strategy, Author, Cnn, John F Kennedy, Frank Sinatra, Journalist, Nordic, Sinatra, Jake Tapper, Jake Tapper Tapper, Tapper, Dan Schawbel

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

PwC chairman Bob Moritz on the importance of being an agile leader

BI Graphics Bob Moritz, chairman of professional services firm PwC. AP Images / Markus Schreiber PwC Chairman Bob Moritz thinks agility is an important skill for young people to cultivate. Young leaders should learn to adapt to new jobs and challenges. It's an important leadership skill that many well-known executives have touted. This article is part of a series called "Secrets of Success," which examines specific leadership tips from prominent business leaders. The mos...
Tags: Amazon, Leadership, Microsoft, Trends, Strategy, Pwc, Young, Hiring, Nordic, Rigby, Bob Moritz, Moritz, Bain Co, Management Consulting, Secrets Of Success, Darrell Rigby

Advance Wars 1+2: Re-Boot Camp Comes Back Even More Colorful

Nintendo and developer Intelligent Systems have announced a remake of Gameboy Advance turn-based strategy games Advance Wars and Advance Wars 2: Black Hole Rising coming to the Nintendo Switch at the end of the year. The overview of the remake directly from Nintendo together with a reveal and gameplay presentation: Rally the Troops! Advance Wars is Marching […]
Tags: Games, Trailer, Strategy, Military, Nintendo, Anime, Remakes, Release Dates, Nintendo Switch, Intelligent Systems, Advance Wars

Twitter may now be held directly responsible for every single tweet in India

If the Indian government decided tomorrow that a tweet didn't comply with its laws, the platform would have questions to answer. SOPA / Getty Images Twitter's non-compliance with new tech rules may make it liable for tweets on its platform in India. Content could be punished under the Information Technology Act 2000 and the Indian Penal Code. The new IT rules have been challenged by civil liberties organizations as unconstitutional. See more stories on Insider's business page. ...
Tags: Twitter, India, International, Trends, Strategy, Information Technology, Nordic, Modi, IFF, Facebook Google, BI International, CCO, Tech Insider, SFLC, Internet Freedom Foundation IFF, Mishi Choudhary

How one Durham-based foundation is investing in North Carolina's entrepreneurs and growing the state's innovation footprint

Insider Thom Ruhe and Roy Cooper. NC IDEA The NC IDEA foundation supports entrepreneurship and economic development across North Carolina. Using grants, seed funding, mentoring, and other programs, NC IDEA helps entrepreneurs directly. Some initiatives include the NC Black Entrepreneurship Council, NC IDEA SOAR, and NC IDEA LABS. This article is part of a series focused on American cities building a better tomorrow called "Advancing Cities." From a non-dairy cheese brand and s...
Tags: Apple, Google, Small Business, Entrepreneurship, Funding, Support, Entrepreneurs, Trends, Strategy, North Carolina, Gates Foundation, Durham, Mentorship, Grants, Nordic, Ruhe

MacKenzie Scott has given away over $8 billion since divorcing Jeff Bezos, but her wealth keeps rising thanks to Amazon's soaring stock price

MacKenzie Scott. Taylor Hill/FilmMagic via Getty Images; Taylor Borden/Business Insider MacKenzie Scott has given away over $8 billion since divorcing Jeff Bezos. She recently gave $2.74 billion to charity, but she's still worth around $60 billion. Scott owns a 4% stake in Amazon, whose share price has continued to skyrocket during the pandemic. See more stories on Insider's business page. MacKenzie Scott has given away over $8 billion in the last year, but it hasn't made much...
Tags: Amazon, Trends, Strategy, Bloomberg, Getty Images, Billionaires, Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, Jeff Bezos, North America, Seattle, Scott, Bezos, Mackenzie Scott, Warren Buffett Bill Gates, Avery Hartmans

3 qualities you should look for when hiring for leadership and C-suite roles

The best candidate not only demonstrates "teamwork" but lives and breathes that ethos to lead your business to the next level. Notion Hiring for executive and leadership roles places immense pressure on companies and their founders. The best candidates for executive roles understand the immense value of multigenerational employees. They should also be willing to embrace technology, communicate strongly, and be data-driven. See more stories on Insider's business page. While last year wa...
Tags: Leadership, Trends, Strategy, Leaders, Recruiting, Teams, Hiring, Nordic, Inc, Executives, CEOs, Contributor, Team Player, Contributor 2019, Mandy Gilbert

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

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

These 2 charts show how rumors of pandemic mass migration are probably overhyped

Despite news stories of mass migration during the pandemic, census data show rather typical trendlines. Jordan Siemens/Getty Images Recently released Census estimates show the pandemic didn't really change population growth. Most metro areas that saw population growth from 2018 to 2019 also grew between 2019 and 2020. Insider looked at four major metro areas to see just how much their populations changed in 2020. See more stories on Insider's business page. Despite stories about a ...
Tags: Real Estate, New York, New York City, US, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Trends, Strategy, Linkedin, Bloomberg, Austin, Population, Miami, The New York Times, Brookings Institution, Cnbc

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

Bill Gates released his 5-book summer reading list, themed around the conflict between humans and nature

Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates Paul Richards/AFP via Getty Images Bill Gates released his summer reading list on Monday. Gates recommended five books that he said examine humanity's relationship with nature. The list features four non-fiction books - including Barack Obama's memoir - and one novel. See more stories on Insider's business page. Bill Gates has released his annual summer reading list for 2021.This year, Gates said the theme connecting his reading list is the relati...
Tags: News, Ge, Microsoft, Obama, Osama Bin Laden, White House, Barack Obama, Trends, Strategy, Earth, Features, Getty Images, Reading List, Bill Gates, Richard, General Electric

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

An HR expert explains how companies can avoid 'wellbeing tokenism' when supporting employee health

Some companies often miss the mark, but health and productivity can coexist. Goodboy Picture Company/Getty Images Employees shouldn't have to choose between health and productivity at their job. Supporting employees professionally in addition to promoting lifestyle changes is important for wellbeing. Instead of marketing gimmicks, offer resources that have been proven to make an difference. See more stories on Insider's business page. Corporate giant Amazon is taking heat over rep...
Tags: Wellness, Amazon, UK, Australia, US, Trends, Strategy, Nordic, Contributor, Producitivity, Frederick Herzberg, The Conversation, COVID, Contributor 2019, Goodboy Picture Company Getty Images Employees, AmaZen Booths Also

How People Quitting Jobs Impacts Your Marketing

One of the most challenging things to tackle is any news headline where the source data isn’t provided. This was the news blurb from LinkedIn: “Predictions of a “Great Resignation” appear to be coming to pass, with the share of workers leaving jobs at 2.7% in April — the highest level in more than 20 […]
Tags: Marketing, Strategy, Seo, Economy, Marketing Data Science

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

A cofounder of Bleacher Report reflects on the two biggest decisions that changed the trajectory of his startup

Dave Nemetz. Inna Lila Dave Nemetz is a cofounder of Bleacher Report and the founder of Inverse and writes a weekly newsletter on media and startups. The following is a recent post, republished with his permission. In it, Nemetz advises startup founders to focus on their personal journey and forget about the 'what ifs.' See more stories on Insider's business page. In the movie "Sliding Doors," Gwyneth Paltrow's character follows two parallel storylines.If she catches a trai...
Tags: Startups, Advice, Entrepreneurs, Success, Trends, Strategy, Sports Illustrated, NHL, Founders, Nordic, Athletic, Vince McMahon, Bleacher Report, Contributor, Tech Insider, Personal Essay

A business ethicist explains why billionaires like Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos shouldn't use tax avoidance strategies, even if it's legal

Ordinary people don't have access to tax avoidance strategies like the superrich do. Britta Pedersen-Pool/Getty Images; Arif Hudaverdi Yaman/Getty Images; KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/Getty Images; Mike Cohen/Getty Images; Yuqing Liu/Business Insider Some US billionaires reportedly pay minimal amounts of federal income tax, or sometimes nothing at all. While not illegal, tax avoidance strategies can seen as unethical, says business ethics scholar Erin Bass. Regardless of ethics, if the super ric...
Tags: Mark Zuckerberg, Elon Musk, Taxes, US, Trends, Strategy, Billionaires, Bill Gates, Tax Avoidance, Jeff Bezos, Propublica, Tax Evasion, Donald Trump, Michael Bloomberg, Aristotle, Nordic

3 ways to decide if starting a side hustle on top of your full-time job is right for you

Many Americans have taken on side gigs as a way to earn extra money. FG Trade/Getty Images A side gig is a great way to add extra income or explore your passion outside of a full-time job. Look at your savings and current workload to determine if the gig economy is right for you. Network with other creatives to get a sense of whether or not the financial rewards are worth the extra work. See more stories on Insider's business page. Side gigs can be a lucrative way to earn extra cash o...
Tags: Entrepreneurship, Trends, Strategy, Income, Gig Economy, Nordic, Contributor, Side Hustles, Side Gigs, WFH, Contributor 2019, HerMoney, FG Trade Getty Images, Instacart Amazon Uber, Sara Gelsheimer

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

Metal Slug Spin-off Metal Slug Tactics Returns as Tactical Strategy Game

Dotemu and developer Leikir Studio have announced they are creating a tactical strategy spin-off of SNK’s run and gun arcade franchise Metal Slug. The premise and features of the game as seen on the title’s Steam page along with a wondrously animated trailer: Metal Slug is back with a brand new entry in the Metal Slug universe. Discover […]
Tags: Games, Strategy, Steam, Anime, Announcements, Pc Gaming, Metal Slug, DotEmu, SNK, Leikir Studio