Tech 2020-03-12T21:42:06Z
FILE PHOTO: Passengers board a Norwegian Air plane in Kirkenes, Norway October 26, 2019.  REUTERS/Gwladys Fouche/File Photo

Here are the companies laying off employees as they deal with the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic

Norwegian, the low-cost airline, said it would cut up to 50% of its workforce due to the decline in demand and the US restrictions on European travel.
BI Prime Strategy 2020-03-12T20:00:35Z
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I'm a brand strategy expert who reads 50 to 70 books every year. These are the 7 most essential books to read this year to grow your business.

Company growth is an obvious goal for business owners, but many don't know which questions to ask and how to build a framework for it.
Finance 2020-03-12T18:03:00Z
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From travel bans to disaster-recovery sites, here's everything we know about how Wall Street firms are handling the spread of coronavirus

Wall Street firms are grappling with the spread of coronavirus by enforcing travel restrictions and moving some workers to backup sites.
BI Prime Tech 2020-03-12T16:27:02Z

Meet the 21 startups cofounded by women that reached unicorn status in 2019, hitting a valuation of $1 billion or more

These women cofounded billion-dollar startups in everything from fashion, to office catering, to hardcore AI.
Strategy 2020-03-12T16:22:00Z

I've been working from home for nearly a decade — here are my top 9 productivity hacks to stay organized and avoid distractions

Working from home means you design your own schedule and create your own workplace. Here's how you can stay productive while working from home.
BI Prime Strategy 2020-03-12T15:48:00Z

AI jobs are booming, and they're growing quickest in 5 low-cost states where you could live an amazing lifestyle

Job seekers should consider moving to Colorado or Arizona, two of the states where ZipRecruiter found a 93% spike in AI postings from 2018 to 2020.
BI Prime Strategy 2020-03-12T15:15:01Z

A lawyer who paid off $215,000 in student loans in 4 years shares the exact budgeting strategy she used to track every dollar and become debt-free

Cindy Zuniga says refinancing and creating a zero-based budget were two of the strategies that helped her pay off her loans.
BI Prime Strategy 2020-03-12T15:07:46Z

Here's the exact coronavirus contingency plan every leader should create to keep their teams from panicking and build trust in a time of crisis

COVID-19 has reached a global pandemic. An emergency contingency plan for your office can keep your team safe, calm, and productive.
Strategy 2020-03-12T14:30:00Z

I'm the CEO of a company with 177 employees that's been entirely remote for 13 years. Here are 5 ways we built a thriving remote work culture.

Workers need to feel safe being open about their workloads and bringing any potential issues to leadership before they become unfixable.
Strategy 2020-03-12T14:27:00Z

The average salaries for Americans working in 19 life-saving jobs key to fighting the coronavirus outbreak

Nurses, EMTs, and other first responders are on the frontlines of the coronavirus epidemic. The salaries for workers in life-saving jobs vary widely.
Strategy 2020-03-12T14:15:00Z

Coronavirus is breaking our economy. A stimulus package that puts individual Americans first can fix it.

We need to treat this as an opportunity to rebuild the country, writes Paul Constant, and not allow the White House to pull off a second tax scam.
BI Prime Strategy 2020-03-12T13:40:00Z

Coronavirus will likely cause a massive hiring slowdown before the end of the first quarter, recruiting experts predict

Though the US added more than 270,000 jobs in February, staffing firms lost about 20% in value weeks afterward as markets reflected coronavirus fears.
BI Prime Strategy 2020-03-12T13:38:00Z

8 tips for crushing your job while working from home, from 6 leaders who have worked remotely for years

Working remotely is an adjustment. One of our editors says it can take 3-6 months to get the hang of it. Here are their best tips.
Strategy 2020-03-12T13:30:00Z

QUARANTINE DIARY: I was forced to stay home for 14 days with my fiancé. At first we had steak dinners and did yoga — but by the end we were ready to crack.

Bethany George and her fiance were excited to come home. Little did they know their one-on-one time would be extended due to the coronavirus outbreak.
Strategy 2020-03-12T13:00:00Z

7 simple things everyone can cut out of their life right now to reduce anxiety, according to a psychotherapist

Half of all Americans struggle with anxiety, and not everyone can seek professional help. Here are small changes you can today make to manage stress.
Advertising 2020-03-12T12:45:00Z

Inside Amazon: Everything we know about the e-commerce giant's growing advertising business

Amazon is steadily building an advertising business that rivals Facebook and Google. Here's what we know about its big ambitions.
Strategy 2020-03-12T12:45:00Z

We have plenty of toilet paper in the US — so why are people hoarding it? An economist weighs in.

Toilet paper is becoming so valuable there's even been at least one armed robbery in Hong Kong. In fact, toilet paper hoarding has its own history.
Strategy 2020-03-12T11:15:00Z

Here's how I stay productive working from home in a tiny NYC apartment with my husband and 2 kids just a few feet away

Melissa Petro has been working from her one-bedroom apartment for 10 years. Now her husband and two small kids are there too — here's how they manage.
BI Prime Tech 2020-03-12T02:16:14Z

Shopify is giving its employees $1,000 to furnish their work-from-home setups with whatever gear they need because of the coronavirus

Shopify has directed all employees to work from home. And the company will let workers spend up to $1,000 to get the gear they need to do it.
BI Prime Tech 2020-03-11T21:56:01Z

Googlers are jolted by life without free lunch as hundreds of thousands work from home — but insiders say 'nobody could be more prepared' than their company for COVID-19

Google employees have begun an unprecedented exodus from the Googleplex and logging on from home. They've got plenty of gear but no free lunches.
BI Prime Strategy 2020-03-11T21:08:00Z
Tech 2020-03-11T18:59:00Z

The 17-year relationship of college sweethearts Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan

The Facebook CEO met his future wife in line for the bathroom at a college frat party in 2003. Since then, their lives have dramatically changed.
Strategy 2020-03-11T17:28:00Z

6 American jobs most at risk of coronavirus exposure

Medical professionals, first responders, and flight attendants are all at risk of being exposed in a coronavirus pandemic.
BI Prime Strategy 2020-03-11T16:52:00Z

Here's the exact action plan managers should use to calm coronavirus anxiety at the office, along with the emails you should be sending to staff

HR experts, executives, and doctors weigh in on how to stand tall as a strong, reliable leader during the pandemic while keeping your team healthy.
BI Prime Enterprise 2020-03-11T14:54:07Z

Leaked email reveals Microsoft is telling sales people not to cancel customer visits to its briefing center in Redmond. Microsoft says it's 'open for business.'

Microsoft says its huge, state-of-the-art customer hosting facilities are business critical and healthy employees should report to duty.
Strategy 2020-03-11T14:29:33Z

Life on lockdown: A mother in Italy's 'red zone' describes how her family is coping

Michelle Schoenung lives in the Lombardy region of Italy, where schools have been closed for weeks and residents are facing terrifying uncertainty.
Strategy 2020-03-11T14:10:00Z

The 21 deadliest jobs in America for baby boomers

The American workforce is getting older, and the number of fatal injuries among workers above the age of 55 has been increasing.
BI Prime Strategy 2020-03-11T14:07:00Z

Elon Musk is right: You don't need a college degree to fill the most in-demand jobs in America

These roles include web developers, maintenance workers, civil engineers, and medical information technicians.
Strategy 2020-03-11T14:06:00Z

More workplaces are asking employees to go remote due to coronavirus. Here are 11 traits you need to be an effective remote worker.

More employees are about to be working remotely — to be successful, you should work on these 11 habits.
Strategy 2020-03-11T13:45:00Z

6 ways businesses new to remote working can adapt quickly and keep productivity high, according to a career and leadership coach

Virtual collaboration tools can keep your team working like they're in office during the coronavirus outbreak, communication expert Julia Wuench says.
Careers 2020-03-11T13:30:00Z

5 ways to handle seasonal affective disorder and winter depression, according to a psychotherapist

You don't have to wait for summer sun to boost your mood. There are helpful changes you can start making today.
Strategy 2020-03-11T13:30:00Z

Companies are preparing for coronavirus all wrong, a disaster expert says. Giving in to pessimism will actually help you get ahead.

We are hard-wired with mental blindspots — cognitive biases — that make it more difficult for us to evaluate risk and make effective plans.
BI Prime Strategy 2020-03-11T13:28:00Z

13 rules for using commas in business emails and presentations that you're probably not following

One way to tell where to place a comma is to read your writing out loud and listen for natural pauses.
Strategy 2020-03-11T13:16:00Z

10 ways to calm down and feel happier when you're having a bad day, according to therapists

Try writing down what you're feeling to better identify it, and don't beat yourself up too much — speak to yourself the way you would to a child.
BI Prime Strategy 2020-03-11T13:15:00Z

Here's how to write a LinkedIn headline that instantly draws in recruiters searching for top talent on the platform

Four seasoned recruiters reveal exactly what makes someone's headline pop — and what turns them off when browsing LinkedIn.
BI Prime Strategy 2020-03-11T13:05:00Z

A labor and employment attorney says these are the 5 most important things to do before signing any contract with your employer

It's often hard to read contracts loaded with legal jargon, but take care to assess all agreements and look out for these red flags.
BI Prime Strategy 2020-03-11T12:30:00Z

An actor turned freelance copywriter went from making $50,000 to $250,000 in one year. Here are 3 unique strategies she used to make it happen.

Marisa Corcoran is on track to double last year's $250,000 by following steps that she learned while acting, including giving her expertise a stage.
BI Prime Strategy 2020-03-10T20:38:08Z

I was once a toxic employee. Today, I get to lead an award winning company culture — here's what I've learned.

Being a top performer doesn't make you a great leader. Here are four simple principles that helped JT McCormick grow a thriving company.
BI Prime Strategy 2020-03-10T20:12:09Z

Amazon sellers with manufacturing in China have banded together to exchange information around coronavirus and cope with the evolving situation as they wait for their products to arrive

Lori Barzvi, who produces the Amazon bestseller My Solemate, leaned on her network when she found out her inventory from China would be delayed.
Executive Lifestyle 2020-03-10T20:05:00Z

Joe Biden is reportedly considering JPMorgan Chase's Jamie Dimon for a top position in his administration. Here's how the CEO became one of the richest men in banking.

Amid rumors he's being considered for a role in Joe Biden's possible administration, Jamie Dimon is also recovering from emergency heart surgery.
Strategy 2020-03-10T18:47:00Z

Google found 3 ways to improve employee collaboration and productivity while working virtually. Here's how your company can apply those principles.

As companies enforce remote-working policies to prevent the coronavirus' spread, Google's tactics to better long-distance meetings prove productive.
Tech 2020-03-10T18:30:28Z

The incredible life and career of Sean Parker, who got his start as a teenage hacker before cofounding Napster and becoming a Facebook billionaire

Sean Parker got his start as a teenage hacker before cofounding Napster in 1999. These days, he's a billionaire philanthropist.
Enterprise 2020-03-10T18:13:25Z

Here's what you need to know about why developers love Swift, the Apple programming language that developers are using to build most new iPhone apps

Apple launched Swift at its Worldwide Developers Conference in 2014. Since then, it has been embraced by Uber, Airbnb, Lyft, and Square.
Strategy 2020-03-10T17:52:34Z

Once a contestant on 'The Bachelorette,' Dean Unglert now lives out of a van and travels the world. Here's why he says it was his best decision yet.

Dean Unglert competed on The Bachelorette, Bachelor in Paradise, and Bachelor Winter Games. Now he lives in a van.
Strategy 2020-03-10T17:41:00Z

The 34 jobs in the US where women typically make more money than men

The gender pay gap affects women across industries, but in these jobs, the median woman actually outearns her male counterpart.
Tech 2020-03-10T17:38:01Z

Jimmy Iovine once reportedly blew it in a meeting with Mark Zuckerberg and missed out on investing in Facebook

Jimmy Iovine was reportedly 45 minutes late to a meeting with Mark Zuckerberg in 2007 and told him that he didn't use Facebook.
BI Prime Strategy 2020-03-10T16:46:03Z

How to say 'no' to your boss if you feel overburdened and anxious at work

Be upfront about why you can't complete a task and offer an alternative, career expert Alison Green says.
BI Prime Strategy 2020-03-10T15:58:00Z
Tech 2020-03-10T15:22:00Z

When your pet is a celebrity, your grief is put in the spotlight — and so is what you plan to do next

The owners of Lil Bub, Grumpy Cat, and other celebrity animals face a unique challenge: After famous pets die, how do you keep their legacies alive?
Tech 2020-03-10T15:19:00Z

Everything we know about venture capitalist Josh Kushner and model Karlie Kloss, the power couple with unconventional ties to the White House

Josh Kushner and Karlie Kloss are connected to everyone from Taylor Swift to Donald Trump. Take a look at their über-private seven-year relationship.
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