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Receptionist with 'inability to say' her law firm's name loses employment tribunal

The claimant was said to have "an inability to say the firm's name when answering the phone to clie…

Rebecca Rommen   


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My McKinsey performance rating is ruining my job prospects months after leaving the firm

A former McKinsey associate said the firm has manufactured bad performance reviews to avoid laying …

Lakshmi Varanasi   


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How to structure your résumé so it gets recruiters' attention

Setting up your résumé using the F-method might help recruiters get to the most important informati…

Tim Paradis   


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I was laid off at 57. I've been rejected from hundreds of jobs — even after knocking $50K off my salary expectations.

A woman in her 50s was laid off. She told Business Insider about how she's struggling to land a job…

Ella Hopkins   


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Robinhood CEO explains how he got employees back to the office after initially saying the company was 'remote-first'

Robinhood told employees in 2022 the company would be "staying primarily remote." A year later, tha…

Sarah Jackson   


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Welcome to anti-office Fridays and quiet vacationing

Companies have worked hard to pull workers back to the office to ensure "collaboration" and "cultur…

Dan DeFrancesco   


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I was fired from my accounting job and had to give up my apartment and sleep on my friend's floor. Now, I make $500,000 a year as a YouTuber.

Quentin Latham hated accounting as soon as he started. After he lost his job, he followed his passi…

Perri Ormont Blumberg   


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Investor Paul Graham explains why it's better to take a job at a startup over a big company — even if it ends up failing

Working for big companies might be safer, but the connections forged with startup colleagues are li…

Geoff Weiss   


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I cold-emailed Mark Cuban and a Meta exec, and they both responded. Here's how I worded it.

Andrew Yeung shares the "magic formula" to his cold emails, which have helped him reach top tech ex…

Andrew Yeung   


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Corporate America is going through a middle-management meltdown

The thinning of Corporate America's middle management is putting millennials and Gen Z at risk.

Dan DeFrancesco   


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I struggled to find a job after college, so I changed my name on my résumé and landed one almost immediately

Mukhtar Kadiri told BI he struggled to land a job after college. He thought using an English-soundi…

Charissa Cheong   


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I skipped college and now make $600,000 a year online. I'm the first person in my family to purchase my own home.

Oliur Rahman asked his parents for one year to prove he could make money on his own instead of goin…

Ellen Nguyen   


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I outsource my chores to give myself more time for work and family. We should all treat ourselves to these types of breaks when possible.

Gabrielle Gambrell details her approach to balancing an Amazon career, teaching at NYU and Columbia…

Kiara Byrd   


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I was a stay-at-home mom for 7 years. When I updated my résumé, I realized that so much of mothering applies to jobs.

After seven years of being a stay-at-home mom I decided to update my resumé. Being a mom has taught…

Nina Weierman   


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Companies are 'unbossing' the workplace, and millennial managers are getting axed

Middle management positions are increasingly being ditched by companies, and it means millennials a…

Lindsay Dodgson   


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'Shark Tank' star tells college graduates not to take a job based on pay but do find a good boss

Real estate mogul and "Shark Tank" investor Barbara Corcoran is known for dishing out career advice.

Alexandra Bacon   


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Gen Z to older workers: We're just like you

Some generational divides aren't so pronounced. Gen Z workers prioritize fair pay, career advanceme…

Tim Paradis   


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I became a data analyst and grew my salary 5x without working in Big Tech. Non-tech companies offer more flexibility and less stress.

A former academic researcher grew her salary 5x after she became a data analyst at a non-tech compa…

Charlotte Chaze   


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I can afford to go months without my main gig because my side hustle supports me. Here's how I set it up.

Ana Julia Gomes turned to Fiverr and Upwork when the writer's strike left her without work. Monetiz…

Elle Hardy   


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Amazon's CEO shares his top career advice for getting ahead at work

Amazon CEO Andy Jassy shared his "best career advice" with LinkedIn CEO Ryan Roslansky in a new int…

Alexandra Bacon   


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A software engineering job got over 3,000 applications. Here's how a recruiter screened out 98% of them before a phone call.

The more successful interviewed candidates provided specific examples of their experience in softwa…

Shubhangi Goel   


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A career coach shares 3 keys to setting yourself up for success as an entrepreneur

Career coach Marlo Lyons told Business Insider her best tips for entrepreneurs to set themselves up…

Katherine Tangalakis-Lippert   


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Recruiters share 7 tips for getting a government contracting job

Recruiters share industry-specific tips, like how to make your resume look less choppy and why you …

Ana Altchek   


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A former Google recruiter shares 4 emails to send hiring managers to avoid getting mistakenly ghosted — and when to move on

A recruiter shares why you might get ghosted, how to follow up, and when to move on. After four ema…

Alyshia Hull