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Citi's new head of diversity wants to shake up Wall Street: 'What gets measured gets achieved'

Samantha Lee/Insider Erika Irish Brown, Citi's head of DEI, wants every manager at the firm to embrace inclusion. Bloomberg Insider presents the first installment of The Equity Talk, a new series with executives on DEI. Citi hired former Goldman executive Erika Irish Brown to lead its diversity and inclusion strategy. Brown shared how she wants to change the financial giant and her goals for the next three months. See more stories on Insider's business page. For over a ...
Tags: Interviews, US, Trends, Strategy, United States, Goldman, Citi, Mckinsey, Brown, June Brown, Jane Fraser, Goldman Sachs She, Diversity and Inclusion, Samantha Lee, Erika Irish Brown, Dei

8 entry-level jobs in tech that don't require a STEM degree

Certain STEM related career paths, such as customer success manager, can help you enter the tech industry with little or no experience. Ngampol Thongsai/EyeEm/Getty Images Not all jobs in the tech industry require a STEM background for entry-level candidates. Tech companies also need employees for social media management and customer service positions. Depending on the role, creative and analytical skills can be just as important as technical proficiency. See more stories on Insider's ...
Tags: Opinion, Stem, Trends, Strategy, Linkedin, Tech, It, Seattle, Nordic, Degree, CSM, Encarnacion, Contributor, The Muse, Tech Insider, Entry-Level Job

10 quick tips to be your most disciplined, productive, happy, and healthy self while working from home

Justin Lewis/Getty Images I was homeschooled from first through eighth grade, and now I'm a work-from-home writer. Years later, I still use my homeschooling experience to create a healthy and productive work routine. These are my 10 tips to get the most out of working from home. See more stories on Insider's business page. Homeschooled from first through eighth grade with my three brothers and one sister, I grew up in a strict orthodox group and was generally only allowed outside ...
Tags: Work From Home, Careers, Sacramento, Trends, Strategy, Working From Home, Homeschool, Lewis, Matic, Charles Duhigg, Hawaii New York, Home School, BI-freelancer, Contributor 2019, Justin Lewis Getty, Contributor 2021

The Megaman Battle Network Inspired Hero.EXE Nearly Funded in a Single Day

Those hoping for the return of the Megaman Battle Network series can perhaps have the next best thing as Hero.EXE, which recently launched on Kickstarter, hopes to provide a game that is similar to the tile-based battler, offering just as much customizability and sure to have prospective players already planning out strategies. The title is […]
Tags: Games, Trailer, Parody, Strategy, Crowd Funding, Kickstarter, Anime, Ps4, TCG, Pc Gaming, Rockman, Image Gallery, Nintendo Switch, PS5, Megaman Battle Network, Xbox Series X

How to carry your vaccine card on your phone so you can leave it at home

Thierry Monasse/Getty Images Restaurants, music venues, and other businesses are requiring proof of COVID-19 vaccination. But toting around an important health document in paper form can be worrisome and inconvenient. Here are a few ways you can carry that proof on your smartphone like you would a boarding pass. See more stories on Insider's business page. We're now at the proof-of-vaccination stage of this 18-month-long pandemic.Restaurants, concert venues, airlines, and other bu...
Tags: Apple, Google, Utah, Science, News, Mississippi, California, Trends, Strategy, Nba, Vaccination, Opentable, Apple Wallet, Pandemic, Tech Insider, Katie Canales

For Strategy Work, It Pays to Learn and Use the Right Tools

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Tags: Leadership, Strategy, Leading Change, Martin Reeves, Decision-making, Art of Managing, Richard Rumelt, Management Innovation, High Performance Management Teams, Geoffrey Moore, Strategy Tools, Bad Strategy, Good Strategy, Kernel Of A Strategy, Strategy Creation, Strategy Palette

7 improv tricks to ease social anxiety and make work conversations less awkward

Being aware of coworkers nonverbal cues and body language is key to being a good listener. fizkes/Shutterstock Conversations with coworkers can be awkward, especially when returning to in-person work. Comedian Megan Gray says applying the basics of improv to workplace interactions can help. Active listening, building on others' ideas, and finding common ground can help ease tension. See more stories on Insider's business page. Talking to people at work can be challenging and stress...
Tags: Productivity, Networking, Trends, Strategy, Coworkers, Start, Improv, Nordic, Don, Scott, Jim, Work Advice, Monroe, Contributor, The Muse, Work Relationships

Onmyoji in the Otherworld: Sayaka’s Heroine Has Sex to Replenish Power

Turn-based tactics and hardcore sex combine in Onmyoji in the Otherworld: Sayaka’s Story, an eroge that has the main heroine summoning all sorts of allies to help her out in battle before then recharging her powers through erotic deeds. Players will assume the role of Sayaka, an Onmyoji, as she exorcises appalling ghouls during the […]
Tags: Translation, Games, Strategy, English, Anime, Fetish, RPG, Oppai, Oshiri, Pantsu, H, Image Gallery, Doujin Soft, Eroge, Visual Novels, Sayaka

6 things you should never do at a high-end restaurant, from a Michelin-starred restaurant manager

neinchpunch/shutterstock Matthew Mawtus is the general manager of Hide, a Michelin-starred European restaurant in London. Even at as fancy a venue as Hide, Mawtus says he often sees diners making etiquette faux pas. Don't change tables without asking staff, be upfront about dietary restrictions, and please - don't fight over the bill. See more stories on Insider's business page. Michelin-star restaurants are a high-pressure environment. Staff work the craziest hours to bring y...
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It's normal to experience professional envy at work - here's how to use it as motivation

Professional envy can have positive and negative repercussions. Getty Images / martin-dm Experiencing envy at work is normal, and it can be turned into a positive force for motivation. Professional envy can either create an unhealthy work environment or inspire employees to set new goals. To reduce hostility, foster an environment of collaboration instead of competition. See more stories on Insider's business page. Back when she was in college, Alaina G. Levine used to envy fellow stu...
Tags: Productivity, South Korea, Instagram, China, US, Trends, Strategy, Spain, Envy, Jealousy, University Of Arizona, Coworkers, Aristotle, Nordic, Lee, Penn State

Working from home doesn't have to be boring - here are 5 ways to reenergize your remote work routine

Establishing a work area is key to developing a work-home life balance. 10'000 Hours/Getty Images Working from home has become the new normal for many workers during COVID. Morissa Schwartz, who has worked from home her whole career, says there are several tricks to keep it exciting. Try adding background noise that helps your concentration, and switch it up by working outside or at a local cafe. See more stories on Insider's business page. While the ongoing health crisis normalize...
Tags: Work From Home, Environment, Entrepreneur, Trends, Strategy, Work Life Balance, Remote Work, Nordic, Contributor, WFH, COVID, Contributor 2021, COVID Morissa Schwartz, Morissa Schwartz

Ravenous Furry Girls All Desire Sex in Two Beasts or Not to Beast!!

A furry protagonist tries desperately to avoid sexy distractions in Two Beasts or Not to Beast!! as he is attempting to prepare himself for a study session with a cute girl, a myriad of furry beauties unfortunately making his goal difficult to accomplish. With only one day to prepare for a study session with his […]
Tags: Games, Strategy, Anime, Furries, Fetish, Oppai, Oshiri, H, Image Gallery, DLSite, Doujin Soft, Eroge, Visual Novels, Kemonomimi

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

More Americans fell into poverty during the pandemic, and new data shows that low wage workers are struggling to bounce back

More Americans slipped below the poverty line in 2020 than the year before. Spencer Platt/Getty Images In 2020, poverty increased across the US and took an especial toll on low-wage workers. Social scientist Elena Delavega says those affected are still struggling to bounce back. Without stimulus relief and unemployment benefits, Delavega says the poverty rate could have risen much higher. See more stories on Insider's business page. Poverty in the US increased in 2020 as the coronaviru...
Tags: US, Trends, Strategy, Poverty, Economy, Social Security, Nordic, US Census Bureau, Census Bureau, Contributor, Spencer Platt Getty, Low-Income Workers, Poverty Line, The Conversation, University of Memphis Read, Pandemic Economy

Starting a side hustle on top of a full-time job can be tricky. Here's how to balance both - and make sure you don't get fired.

Make sure you read the non-compete rules of your full-time job contract before starting a side gig. nortonrsx/Getty Images Before starting a side hustle, read the non-compete clause in your job contract to make sure it's allowed. Don't work on your side gig during your regular work hours - this could be considered "stealing" from the company. Be honest with boss and coworkers and set healthy boundaries around your job and side gig. See more stories on Insider's business page...
Tags: Work From Home, US, Trends, Strategy, Contract, Nordic, Don, Contributor, Side Hustles, Lauren McGoodwin, Side Gig, Non-compete, Career Contessa, Nick Loper, WFH, HerMoney

3 ways businesses can use AI to improve diversity and inclusion while growing their teams

Diverse work teams are more likely to come up with influential ideas. Getty Images Diverse teams are shown to perform better as a result of varied skills and perspectives. AI technology can help employers collect data on team diversity and equity of company practices. Be open-minded when reevaluating business policies - they may be impacting some employees unfairly. See more stories on Insider's business page. As a business leader, you probably want to improve your organization's ...
Tags: Trends, Strategy, Diversity, Data, Ai, Nordic, Contributor, Dei, Kellogg Insight, Brian Uzzi, Kellog School of Management, Contributor 2021

I made more than $1.7 million in a week selling doomsday bunkers. You know who doesn't buy them? Democrats.

Ron Hubbard is the founder and owner of Atlas Survival Shelters. Rob Hubbard/Atlas Survival Shelters Ron Hubbard, 59, is the owner Atlas Survival Shelters, a bunker-building business based in Texas. Hubbard says business is booming among Republican customers since the election of President Biden. This is what his job is like, as told to freelance writer Jenny Powers. See more stories on Insider's business page. This as-told-to essay is based on a transcribed conversation with Ron Hubb...
Tags: Texas, Small Business, Republicans, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Survival, Biden, Times, Nordic, Preppers, Trump, YouTube Channel, Ron Hubbard, Sulphur Springs Texas, Jenny Powers

JOIN OUR LIVE EVENT ON OCTOBER 14: What employers can do to support working parents right now

There are a number of strategies companies can use to support working parents. Al Seib / Los Angeles Times The pandemic created a caregiving crisis and working parents have paid a steep price. At a time when companies are struggling to retain workers, this is no small issue for employers. Join us on October 14 at 1pm ET for a live event around how organizations can support caregivers. See more stories on Insider's business page. The coronavirus pandemic created a caregiving crisis, and...
Tags: Parenting, Parents, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Company Culture, Caregiving, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Webinar, American Airlines, Nordic, Working Parents, Al Seib Los Angeles Times, Rebecca Knight, Adrienne Schneider, Camille GroupKarsten Vagner

Workers are reporting increasing levels of stress - here are 3 things employers can do to help

Stress can come from many sources, but one of the most common is being overwhelmed at work. Maskot/Getty Images A recent Gallup survey revealed that employees are experiencing more stress at work. High levels of stress can hurt productivity, and offering time off isn't enough to undo burnout. To help employees relieve stress, check in on their needs and work to streamline their workflow. See more stories on Insider's business page. Employees are more stressed in their jobs than t...
Tags: Work, Work From Home, US, Trends, Strategy, Stress, Mental Health, Stress Reduction, Vancouver, Nordic, Gallup, PTO, Contributor,, Frances Frei, WFH

Goldman Sachs announces the latest part of its $10 billion racial justice investment ⁠- this time supporting Black women in STEM

Asahi Pompey shared a public letter to her 11-year-old son in a Goldman Sachs town hall that spurred the massive investment. Goldman Sachs Goldman Sachs is rolling out a new initiative that's part of its $10 billion investment in Black women. The firm's CEO David Solomon has tasked Black female execs with leading the investment. The investment came after a virtual town hall in the wake of George Floyd's death. See more stories on Insider's business page. On Wednesday, Gold...
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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

The 5 fail-safe ways to impress your team when starting a remote role

It can be harder to build relationships when working from home. FreshSplash/Getty Remote working is very different from in-person if you haven't worked at the company before. Starting a new job remotely can be challenging as workers adapt to building relationships online. From organizing online catch-ups to learning the company culture, you can make the process easier. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Remote work is on the rise and so many more people have to jo...
Tags: Google, Work From Home, UK, International, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Remote Work, Working From Home, Pwc, Muse, New Job, Remote Working, Nordic, Brown, Art Markman

How to use LinkedIn hashtags and resume keywords to apply for remote work

Just one in 10 companies expects all their staff to return to the office after the pandemic. Manish Rajput/SOPA Images When looking for remote jobs, it's important to tailor your résumé and cover letter accordingly. Highlighting any previous remote work or related soft skills such as Zoom could go a long way. Optimizing your LinkedIn profile and using the relevant hashtags will catch recruiters' attention. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Remote work might ha...
Tags: Google, UK, Resume, International, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Linkedin, Remote Work, Google Docs, Job Search, Salesforce, CV, Video Conferencing, Nordic, Remote workers

3 questions to ask at performance reviews to ensure you're building a strong team

Regular performance reviews are key when building a new team. Morsa Images/Getty Images Building a strong team is crucial to the success of companies looking to grow. Performance reviews are a helpful way to assess current employees to ensure they're solid team players. Ask yourself if each employee is consistent in their output, and if you'd hire them again - if not, they may not be the best asset. See more stories on Insider's business page. High-growth companies don't...
Tags: Trends, Strategy, Employees, Teams, Employer, Nordic, Business Tips, Elena, Inc, Elena Delle Donne, Benchmark Capital, Contributor, Performance Review, Katie Burke, Sarah Tavel, Contributor 2021

A study of 61,000 Microsoft employees suggests remote work is bad for communication between different teams

Remote workers can pose "insider threats" to companies, not always intentionally. Justin Paget/Getty Images Fully remote workers communicate less with people outside their team, a study suggests. They are also slower to engage new starters, the study found. Researchers analyzed the habits of 61,000 Microsoft staff before and after they switched to remote working. See more stories on Insider's business page. People working from home in the pandemic spoke less frequently with colleagues...
Tags: UK, News, Microsoft, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Remote Work, Research, University, Working From Home, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs, Jamie Dimon, Hybrid, Stephen Jones, Berkeley Haas

How to stop dwelling on regrets from the past year of the pandemic and turn them into a force for good

For many, the pandemic has caused them to miss time with loved ones and important events. Marko Geber/Getty Images Missing out on events and time with loved ones during the past year has left people with 'pandemic regrets.' Psychologist Neal Roese says these feelings are normal and can be transformed into positive action. To manage these regrets, make peace with what you can't control and focus on what you can do in the future. See more stories on Insider's business page. ...
Tags: Advice, Regret, Trends, Strategy, Nordic, Psychologist, Kellogg School, Contributor, Pandemic, Kellogg Insight, Susan Margolin, Roese, Neal Roese, Marko Geber Getty, Contributor 2021

COVID has changed the way we work for good. A Kellogg MBA professor says these are 4 big labor market trends to watch.

Remote work is becoming commonplace across many industries. Dragana Gordic/Shuttershock While recovering from the pandemic, the US labor market has changed significantly. Trends like workplace flexibility, data analytics, job shifts, and wage growth have been accelerated. Kellogg School Professor Benjamin Friedrich says some of these changes may be here to stay. See more stories on Insider's business page. With COVID case numbers rocketing back up, it may be awhile before the U.S. labo...
Tags: Workplace, Opinion, US, Trends, Strategy, Walmart, Workers, Biden, Nordic, Data Analytics, Friedrich, Kellogg School, Contributor, Dei, Wage Growth, Kellogg Insight

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

How to answer tricky job interview questions calmly and confidently

Practicing answers to standard questions before a job interview can help lessen anxiety. Getty Job interviews can be nerve-wracking for anyone, regardless of how advanced you are in your career. Rehearsing the answers to tricky interview questions can help you feel more confident and collected. Remember to be personable, prepared, have a real conversation with your interviewer. See more stories on Insider's business page. When you're going into an interview, it's intimidating...
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Why experts say you shouldn't wear orange to an interview

Recruiters recommend neutral tones - but orange can be associated with unprofessionalism. Tom Werner / Getty Images Recruiters use job interviews to see whether a candidate is the right fit for a company. Your teamwork skills, the way you speak, and the clothes you wear will be closely assessed. Recruiters recommend neutral tones - but orange can be associated with unprofessionalism. See more stories on Insider's business page. When interviewing, recruiters pay close attention to vario...
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