A memo from Airbnb's CEO announcing huge staff cuts is a case study in how leaders can conduct layoffs in a compassionate way
Airbnb is cutting about one quarter of its staff. CEO Brian Chesky's memo to the company shows respect and compassion for all employees affected.
McDonald's is giving employees in corporate stores a 10% bonus in May as a reward for working during the coronavirus pandemic
McDonald's is giving workers at company-owned stores at 10% bonus in May for working during the coronavirus pandemic.
Elon Musk and Grimes just welcomed their baby boy. Here's how the eccentric CEO makes and spends his $38.2 billion fortune.
The Tesla and SpaceX CEO already has 5 children with ex-wife Talulah Riley. Fortunately, he also has billions to take care of his growing brood.
Ohio asks businesses to report employees who don't come back to work as it seeks to regulate unemployment claims
The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services created an online form for employers to report workers who "quit or refuse work when it is available."
California is suing Uber and Lyft, accusing the ride-hailing companies of misclassifying their drivers
It's a major escalation of the state's fight to classify the workers as employees instead of contractors, forcing Uber and Lyft to pay benefits.
Contact tracers identify people who have crossed paths with COVID-19-positive people to track and prevent the spread of infection.
What to do if an employee contracts coronavirus, including the emails you should be sending to your team to calm concerns
The primary reason to act, of course, is to protect the health of your employees and yourself, but there can also be legal implications if you don't.
54% of adults want to work remotely most of the time after the pandemic, according to a new study from IBM
IBM surveyed 25,000 people to gauge changes in perspective about work, transportation, shopping, and events since the outbreak of the coronavirus.
Apple, Ford, and GM are stepping up to address global shortages of ventilators, hand sanitizer, face masks, and gowns. Here's a running list of companies helping out.
Tim Cook, James Dyson, Mary Barra, and other leaders are responding to calls for more healthcare equipment.
The bill from Rep. Carolyn Maloney would relieve public and private student loans for healthcare workers on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The end of campus life: What colleges will look like in the fall, from Zoom classes to deserted quads and sports stadiums
Several university leaders have weighed in on how coronavirus will affect dorms, classes, and social events, not to mention the number of students.
The US and Papua New Guinea are the only countries left in the world that still don't guarantee paid maternity leave.
We spoke to experts and business leaders about the steps you should take to prepare for a return to work.
Hospital chaplains offer solace from the sidelines, as patients ask them: 'Am I going to die alone in here?'
"You really can't overstate the role that isolation has played in this illness," a New York hospital chaplain told Business Insider.
Cities or suburbs: A new survey reveals that the coronavirus may change where Americans decide to live
More and more Americans who live in cities are considering moving away for good as the coronavirus outbreak forces a reconsideration.
What you need to know to prepare for and excel at the online GRE, according to testing experts and instructors
With in-person testing shuttered amid the pandemic, people seeking graduate school education can still take the GRE exam online, with some caveats.
I've helped over 1,000 people successfully launch their own businesses. Here are 4 easy steps you can take today to get started even during a time of crisis.
Even during a pandemic there are steps you can take to get your business off the ground — and a crisis might even offer some advantages.
From crown to scrubs: A British beauty queen shares why she returned to her job as a doctor amid the country's coronavirus crisis
"It's been normalising to return to work — it's the only contact you have at the moment," Mukhurjee told Business Insider.
The best benefit options for business owners to keep staff happy and engaged while working from home
Paid sick leave laws have recently changed because of coronavirus — and employees also need more mental health benefits during this time.
What you need to know about Grimes, the Canadian musician who just had a baby with tech billionaire Elon Musk
Grimes has been dating Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk since 2018, and Musk just announced the birth of their first child together.
May 5 is National Teacher Appreciation Day. A public school teacher's salary can vary drastically from state to state.
Your paycheck could go up or down as a result of your company getting a Paycheck Protection Program loan — but it can't decrease by more than 25%.
Ask your boss to do more of the tasks that you enjoy, and see how you can better collaborate with coworkers.
One big fan of Michael Jordan's is New York governor Andrew Cuomo, who has discussed him during COVID-19 briefings.
How companies can use virtual reality to train their managers to handle coronavirus at work before reopening offices
There's often no easy way to handle a tough situation in the office, but VR tools may be able to help.
Slack's cofounder shares 3 key steps employers should take to onboard remote workers during the coronavirus pandemic
Some companies are onboarding remote employees for the first time ever and communication is key to their success, says Cal Henderson.
Offices are transforming forever. Here's what to expect when you go back to work — and why it won't be like you remembered.
How employers, real-estate services providers, and landlords are rethinking offices post-coronavirus, and what to expect when you return.
These are the best mezcals from all over Mexico which would pair well with your Cinco de Mayo meal or dessert straight out of the bottle.
Scott Galloway predicts Amazon will be the fastest-growing healthcare company by 2025 and many US universities may never reopen, and he says the best time to start a business is in the depths of a recession
NYU's Scott Galloway says every large government program is designed to maintain the wealth of baby boomers at the expense of younger generations.
Meet 2019's Rising Stars of Wall Street from firms like Goldman Sachs, Blackstone, and Apollo shaking up investing, trading, and dealmaking
From starting a hedge fund before 30 to running alternative-data shops and helping lead $27 billion investments, this group is in a league of its own.
The best tequila brands for cocktails or straight sipping hail directly from regions in Mexico and are made of 100% agave.
Many banks that specialize in restructuring also rely heavily on M&A revenues, meaning it's essential to capture their share of restructuring work.
Business and health leaders and lawyers offer their best tips to ensure worker safety and productivity once they walk through your business' doors.
2 smart pieces of money advice for Gen Z to avoid the financial fate of the last generation, according to a financial adviser for wealthy millennials
Members of Gen Z need to focus on increasing their value to potential employers and slashing spending to avoid the same financial fate as millennials.
Career advisers and professors at Harvard's, Stanford's, and Carnegie Mellon's business schools offer their best advice for MBA graduates navigating the competitive post-pandemic job market
MBA advisers said students should pitch their unique strengths and explore career options in industries that will boom after the pandemic.
Teachers are truly going above and beyond during the coronavirus pandemic. Here's how they're adapting, as well as a history of changes to the job.
PRESENTING: How top business schools like Harvard, Stanford, and Wharton are extending application deadlines, deferring enrollments, and altering their programs during the pandemic
From waiving standardized test scores to delaying deadlines, these top institutions are changing the process for prospective candidates.
How to decide whether to furlough or lay off staff — and the costs and benefits of each, according to experts
Regardless of which route you choose, put your employees first and think about salary cuts or other measures before furloughing or laying off staff.
9 books you should read right now if you're struggling with imposter syndrome and need a confidence boost
If you feel like you're walking on eggshells, waiting for people to discover you're not talented, you should probably read one of these books.
How to support nonbinary and trans colleagues at work, and the email template to use if you accidentally misgender them
Trans and nonbinary employees often fear they will be misgendered (or gendered incorrectly) when they come out at work.
Opinion | The belief that the wealthy will stimulate an economic recovery is false — and caused fatal mistakes in the White House's COVID-19 response.
Expand what you know about software engineering, and brush up on your grammar skills at the same time.
A startup that uses AI to scan Wall Street chats is flagging more people for cursing and complaining — and it could be a sign of bigger compliance issues while people work from home
Behavox, a startup that uses AI to monitor employee conversations, has seen a 10 to 20% increase in negative sentiment across its platform.
Taking employees' temperatures sounds like a smart safety measure, until you consider the logistical challenges involved.
CODING CRASH COURSE: Everything you need to know about teaching yourself to code from the comfort of your couch
Coding is a lucrative skill that can help you land a high-paying job with only a few years of experience.
PRESENTING: 7 'mini MBAs' that'll cost you $6,000 or less and give you a taste of what business school is like at top programs
These shorter programs offer certificates, networking opportunities, and up-to-date information for business professionals in a matter of weeks.
Managers and medical occupations with the largest annual salaries in the United States usually require knowing Microsoft Office programs.
Staying up on your phone all night isn't the best way to get rest... and if you have a bad night, you're likely to have a worse day.
Social media can be a tool to grow your business as well as a place to stay engaged, and have genuine conversations with people.
I'm the CEO of a major nonprofit, and I caught COVID-19 — and still had to lead my team through the pandemic. This is what the biggest test of my career taught me about leadership and tough choices.
JUST Capital CEO Martin Whittaker writes about his experience contracting COVID-19 while keeping his company running.