POWER PLAYERS: The 10 most influential diversity leaders fighting inequality in corporate America right now
The demand for diversity and inclusion professionals is on the rise. We picked the 10 using their posts to push innovation and get things done.
6 books on success that employees at cannabis recruitment giant Vangst say you should read to get ahead in the $85 billion industry
Reading can boost your performance at work. Vangst CEO Karson Humiston said employees who read about personal development outperform those who don't.
10 US states where black entrepreneurs have the best chance of establishing successful businesses and getting the resources they need to succeed
There are 2.6 million black-owned businesses in the US, yet black founders receive just 1% of venture capital.
A top exec at $7 billion UiPath warns that the turbulence at SoftBank-funded AI startups could scare investors away from the once-hyped market
The market for AI startups may soon contract, if the layoffs at startups like robotic pizza-maker Zume are any indication.
The US and Papua New Guinea are the only countries left in the world that still don't guarantee paid maternity leave.
The CEO of the Amazon-backed startup Aurora reveals two signs he looks for in a job candidate to tell if they're a jerk
Aurora Innovation is developing software and hardware for self-driving cars and has attracted investors like Amazon and Sequoia Capital
Goldman Sachs is going through a huge transformation under CEO David Solomon. Here's everything you need to know.
The bank has big consumer ambitions and is transforming its image. Meanwhile, a slew of partners have headed for the exits.
Working weekends can often seem like part of "paying your dues," but it can come with advantages that could boost your career.
Don't fall for these common 9 money myths — they may actually be preventing you from getting rich, according to Barbara Corcoran, Gary Vaynerchuk, and other moguls
Instead of waiting for investments to pay off in 40 years, invest in yourself with education and new skills — so you can start making more money, now.
Getting pregnant made me terrified I'd lose my freelance business. Here's how I persevered and became even more successful with less time in my day.
"I'd spent years ducking and diving from landlords," writes Allison Landa, who became a better businessperson after she found out she was pregnant.
Coronavirus testing is free, but the hospital trip may set you back thousands. One graphic breaks down potential costs.
Twenty-seven million Americans are uninsured. A trip to the ER for suspected COVID-19 could set them back thousands.
Here's how Ellen DeGeneres became the highest-paid comedian in the world — and what she spends her $330 million fortune on
Comedian Ellen DeGeneres has spent and made millions flipping nearly 20 luxury homes since 2003. Take a look inside her fortune.
Professor Scott Galloway says young people should take advantage of the dip in the market to invest in companies temporarily impacted — like Carnival Cruises
"Unregulated monopolies and firms subsidized by the US government are the only companies young people should invest in."
3 marketing secrets from America's first self-made female millionaire, who built a beauty empire from scratch 100 years before Kylie Jenner
Before Kylie Jenner, there was Madam CJ Walker. A descendant tells us her business secrets and why she'd be an Instagram girl if she were alive today.
Experts suggest stocking up on your medicines to prepare for a coronavirus outbreak, but insurance restrictions could get in the way for now
In an emergency, insurers can relax their restrictions to make it easier for people to get care and stock up on prescriptions.
None of the 4 black CEOs on the Fortune 500 are women. And the overall number is down from 7 black Fortune 500 CEOs, almost a decade ago.
Here are the US professions with the biggest risk of getting hit by coronavirus — and the threat goes way beyond hospitals
Medical professionals, first responders, and service workers are all at risk of being exposed to illnesses like the coronavirus.
Even the slickest grammarian struggles with proper comma use, so we compiled a list of the places in a sentence you'll need one — using ducks.
How first-time founders can partner with Instagram influencers for under $50K, bring in 200,000 followers, and get a slice of the app's $10 billion shopping revenue
An influencer expert and founders who built successful brands on Instagram gave us 5 key tips for boosting follower count and sales.
It's unhealthy to tell children to hide their emotions, both positive and negative. Avoid squashing emotions with these five phrases.
Google tried to prove managers don't matter. Instead, it discovered 10 traits of the very best ones.
The best managers are coaches who foster inclusivity, collaboration, empowerment, and strong decision-making environments.
Laurene Powell Jobs says she won't pass down her and Steve Jobs' billions to their children: 'It ends with me'
Powell Jobs, who is worth an estimated $24 billion, said she believes a massive accumulation of wealth is "dangerous for a society."
Personality can have a big impact on the workplace, and that's why certain types of people are less likely to get ahead.
Laurene Powell Jobs says people have been misinterpreting one of Steve Jobs' most famous quotes for years
Steve Jobs' iconic "make a dent in the universe" line may not mean precisely what you think, says his wife and philanthropist Laurene Powell Jobs.
If you want to make it past the initial test, you need to have some solid qualifications — and the perfect résumé to highlight them.
This is the first time in more than three years that the FTC has challenged a large hospital merger.
You can't please everyone: It can be human nature to try to make everyone around you happier, but that is not possible.
How iPads in the flight deck helped Alaska Airline stay ahead of the digital curve — and what it's doing now to keep pace with increasingly high-tech rivals
The carrier is now keeping an eye on technology that could help reduce emissions and lower fuel costs.
Research shows you're more likely to get an internship if you've had one before — and if you have a white-sounding name
Research shows that on average, employers only respond to one out of every 17 applications they receive.
We talked to 2 early investors in Credit Karma, which just sold for $7 billion, on why they took a risky bet during the worst financial crisis of the century and how it's paid off
Credit Karma's early investors reveal why they bet on the financial-services startup during the worst economic disaster since the Great Depression.
A partner at Silicon Valley's most important startup mentorship program explains how founders can impress investors and nail their Series A pitch
YC partner Aaron Harris spoke about the institute's new 70-page guide, its biggest takeaways, and the most common mistakes that founders make.
I survived swine flu as a teenager and it taught me one crucial lesson about life during an epidemic: Don't panic
While focusing on fatalities during any outbreak is important, it should not be the only discussion.
You can't control someone else's behavior, but you don't want to be provoked by someone's ill-mannered attitude. So what do you do?
Google, Apple, and Uber are always looking for staff. Here's an exclusive list of the top 10 recruitment firms they use.
Staffing Industry Analysts' 2019 report on the largest US staffing firms by revenue listed Allegis Group, Randstad Holding, Adecco, and Robert Half.
There are 2 types of purpose, according to a Harvard professor — but only one of them boosts company productivity. Here's the question every manager should be asking to focus on the right kind of purpose.
HBS professor Rebecca Henderson said the data showed a major output gap between the top 10% of productive companies and the rest. The reason is purpose.
There are zero black women leading Fortune 500 companies right now. Here's how company culture can be sculpted to change that.
3 black female entrepreneurs say companies don't get what inclusion means, and that is hurting their efforts at diversity.
This is how I'm talking to my daughter about coronavirus and the state of emergency in San Francisco
Amy Ettinger asked an infectious disease expert and a psychologist for the best ways to bring up coronavirus with your kids without inciting fear.
A millennial craft brewer pioneering a boom in nonalcoholic beer shares 7 marketing strategies he says drove production 10X in its first year
The nonalcoholic beer category hasn't seen major innovation in 25 years — but the 35-year-old Bill Shufelt saw a business opportunity.
Teamwork is one of the many pillars of a successful team. Here are 5 podcasts that will improve collaboration and support at your company.
Rather than searching for an elusive balance, work-life has become more of an integration for me. These tips have helped me get my head together.
These phrases can undermine your intelligence, confidence, and trustworthiness — and turn people away from you.
Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, and Jeff Bezos: Here's how old the founders of 23 tech giants were when they started their first companies
For tech founders like Elon Musk and Jack Dorsey, it took a couple tries before they launched their massively successful companies.
Reading to kids helps get them ahead. So does traveling. Being honest about different realities is also key.
Read a list of the hidden biases women face during performance reviews, from a Stanford study that analyzed 125 evaluations and unearthed disturbing trends
Women's evaluations contain nearly twice as much language about their communal or nurturing style — e.g., "helpful" or "dedicated."
Microsoft and Chevron are among 13 of the largest global companies who have asked their employees to work remotely as a precaution against the novel coronavirus — here's the full list.
As the COVID-19 virus spreads across Asia, the Middle East, Europe, and the US, companies are encouraging employees to work from home.
Researchers tracked the schedules of 27 top-performing CEOs and found 6 useful tricks for how they manage time
Avoid getting sucked into email, and try to meet with as many employees face-to-face —particularly for team-building.
It could seem like things aren't going your way just yet, but here's why you're probably doing better than you thought.
There's no magical formula for success. The easiest way to find it is to avoid being unsuccessful — by watching and learning from others.
Researchers say that airports are key to stopping the spread of disease — and should consider not allowing unvaccinated people to fly
When it comes to airplanes, "it's hard to conceive a more efficient way to spread infectious disease."
Cards Against Humanity started as a side hustle — here's how to tell if your idea has what it takes.