I'm a Black bipolar woman. The way we talk about celebrities like Kanye West shows how much we still need to fight stigma around severe mental illnesses.
"As self-care takes up more of the discourse around mental health, people like me are pushed further and further to the margins," writes Nylah Burton.
5 strategies Twitter's head of HR will use to manage employees now that the company will let staff work from home forever
Twitter plans to work from home forever. In an interview with Business Insider, head of HR Jennifer Christie shares tips for managing staff remotely.
How to build a lucrative business on the popular clothing resale app Depop, according to young sellers making thousands a month
Depop's first million-dollar seller and other millennial entrepreneurs making big money on the app share their secrets to building from the ground up.
3 actions companies can take right now to support working parents with children returning to school in the fall
Employees expect support from their companies for the back-to-school and virtual learning transition, survey data finds.
Here are 8 tips for interviewing, getting hired, and starting a new job remotely, according to a college grad who just went through it
The pandemic has made job searching that much harder. But people are still getting hired — here's how to hack it.
Cannabis companies that weathered the pandemic are staffing up to prepare for huge shifts to the industry. A top recruiting firm shares the 3 skills that will be key to landing a job.
Job-seekers in the cannabis industry will want to have skills in sales, marketing, and IT to land a role.
From chief business officer Jeremi Gorman to chief strategy officer Jared Grusd, here's a who's who of Snap's new leadership team.
8 roles parents must play if they want their children to be successful, according to Harvard research
From being an "early learning partner" to a "GPS navigational voice," these are the top positions you should play in your child's development.
The stimulus functioned as a trial run for a kind of universal basic income and it worked. New research also finds no evidence it held back hiring.
A study just found that over 2 million Americans called out sick from work this April — the highest number of missing workers ever reported.
THE JOB HUNTER'S TOOL KIT: The ultimate tips, tricks, and resources for finding your dream job during the pandemic and beyond
Though the coronavirus pandemic has slowed hiring, companies are still looking for skilled candidates. Here's how you can stand out and secure work.
Tech's biggest companies have been accused of antitrust violations. Here's what 'antitrust' means and how 'trust-busting' laws attempt to keep the biggest firms in US history from growing too powerful.
"Trust" refers to the big oil and railroad firms circa 1900. Antitrust laws were created to keep them in check, and now it may be big tech's turn.
Experts explain the three simple steps that every company can use to cut cloud software costs as economic turbulence leads to shrinking IT budgets
Companies looking to save money during the pandemic should take a closer look at their cloud software spending, experts told Business Insider.
The 6 important steps you need to take to successfully change careers, according to coaches and real people who've done it
Making a career change isn't easy, but it's certainly not impossible. We interviewed several people who did it and came out the other side unscathed.
Remote work isn't just the new normal in the age of coronavirus — it's what we'll need to get through a recession
Coronavirus forced companies into work-from-home arrangements, but it's the recession that will ensure that remote work is here to stay.
10 expert-backed tips for navigating virtual career fairs and making sure you stand out to hiring managers
A recruiter and career coach offer the crucial steps you need to take to find virtual career fairs in your industry and network successfully online.
Today is National Tequila Day — here are 25 tequila-based cocktail recipes you can make this weekend
Hit the weekend running with these tequila cocktails, from a classic skinny Margarita to a spicy Piña Picante.
What the top 25 colleges and universities in the US have said about their plans to reopen in fall 2020, from postponing the semester to offering more remote coursework
The spread of the coronavirus led many major US colleges to switch to remote coursework. Now, universities are discussing how they'll reopen.
The American Federation of Teachers said on Tuesday it would support its 1.7 million members if they choose to strike against school reopening plans.
12 throwback industries making a comeback for entrepreneurs who want to build unique businesses that bring people joy
During the pandemic, people have turned to retro Americana pastimes, known as "homesteading" activities, that bring happiness to the whole family.
Zach Aarons is co-founder of a VC firm that invests in real estate tech. Every tool you need to get started is online — and it's never been easier.
The personal essay that helped one student land a coveted spot at Stanford Graduate School of Business
Aja Edmond is a 2012 graduate of Stanford Graduate School of Business. She shared with Business Insider the unedited essay she submitted in 2009.
A former SVP in the hospitality industry who was laid off during the pandemic shares how he set up his own consulting firm and signed on 3 new clients in a matter of weeks
Gourav Patel found out in March that he'd lose his job at Sage Restaurant Concepts in June. He's already landed $30,000 in new business.
4 Gen Zers who have launched their own consulting firms say what brands should be doing to successfully market to the TikTok generation
We spoke with 4 Gen Zers about their consulting firms, and each shared advice for companies trying to reach the youngest generation of consumers.
The Republican "HEALS Act" dedicates $70 billion toward K-12 education, but schools without in-person instruction wouldn't be eligible for most of it.
The 25 questions Scott Galloway would ask the CEOs of Apple, Amazon, Facebook, and Google when they testify before Congress
The NYU professor says he'd question Jeff Bezos on Amazon's Washington lobbyists, and Tim Cook on Apple's control of the "app economy."
Before these tech industry leaders hit the big time, they were immigrants trying to make it in the United States.
Parents in places like Florida and California are asking for their money back from private preschool programs and forming their own learning pods in preparation for this fall
Some families are leaving high-end, elite preschools to band together and form "hybrid homeschool cooperatives" for their small children.
Draw a timeline of your life from now to the grave, then divide it into intervals of five or ten years. Each of those intervals is a time bucket.
Having a 'poker mindset' will help you merge luck with skill, and make any situation work to your advantage.
I make $200,000 a year as a freelancer. This is exactly how I spend my money to both scale my business and still enjoy my Miami life.
Morgan Overholt works as a full-time freelance graphic designer. This is what a week of her typical spending looked like before the pandemic hit.
CONTEST ROUNDUP: The best startup competitions of 2020 for first-time founders to win up to $1 million to grow their business
The next deadline is July 31 for a contest to test a startup idea, grow your network, and win cash. Here's how to apply.
The 10 women founders who are landing the most funding for their startups — and the ideas and industries they champion
These paydays include billions of dollars for companies in finance, real estate, and transportation, as well as millions for a hot ecommerce site.
Private tuition is booming in the UK during COVID-19. We spoke to leading tutors about why online learning is here to stay.
Private tuition attracts surge in new sign-ups in the UK as the coronavirus lockdown closes schools and drives job losses.
LinkedIn analysis has revealed the remote jobs that have seen application numbers grow the most during the coronavirus pandemic.
Google just told employees to stay home until summer 2021, while Facebook and Twitter are committed to working remotely indefinitely.
We ask the founders of the hottest startups how they launched your favorite brands. On this episode, Poshmark cofounder Tracy Sun.
I've been using Zoom to do weekly Zen meditations with a Buddhist monk in Japan — it's helped relieve my anxiety and given me a sense of hope in this trying time
The first stop on Michelle Gross's journey was an hour-long online Zen meditation session that she found on Airbnb's Experiences page for $15.
The womenswear guide to dressing for Zoom this summer: We asked style experts to pick the 11 shirts, pants, and accessories for a professional at-home look
Business Insider spoke to top stylists from Silicon Valley to NYC to create the perfect style guide for Zoom dressing as temperatures soar.
The personal essay that helped a student get into the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern, one of the top business schools in the US
First-year Kellogg student Kathy Hoe and Renee Cherubin, senior director of admissions, shared Hoe's original essay and why it worked.
The most important things to keep in mind if you're looking to buy a home without seeing it in person, according to real estate experts
Low mortgage rates due to the pandemic are encouraging people to close on homes without seeing them in real life. Here's how to avoid costly mistakes.
SUCCESS INSIDER: Founders explain how microdosing on psychedelics has helped them spur new business ideas
Our regular newsletter for getting things done, like how microdosing helped some business leaders improve their concentration and creativity.
ALPHABET'S A-TEAM: These are the 23 product leaders and execs driving Google's future and spearheading its most ambitious 'moonshots'
From product leaders to C-suite executives, these are the people driving the most important parts of Google's business right now.
Execs who've worked at Google, Starbucks, and other top employers share their best advice for acing a job interview and landing your dream role
It comes down to preparation — knowing in advance how you'll answer tricky questions and reflecting on the direction you want your career to take.
Video chat isn't necessary for every meeting — here's how to know when a regular phone call will do the trick
Video chat fatigue is real, and you may already be feeling it. So, when is a good old-fashioned phone call good enough? We've got details.
A great idea or perfect product isn't enough — you need to show that you can problem solve and manage a business.
How to figure out your market value during a recession so you can negotiate the salary you deserve after landing a dream job
If you find yourself in a situation where you aren't being offered enough, you can leverage your market value to increase your pay.
KPMG's diversity head shares the exact action plan the firm rolled out to make sure its commitment to equality is more than just lip service
"Companies need those extra layers of accountability, and we can do so if more people and groups are involved," said D&I officer Michele Meyer-Shipp.
Top employees aren't yes-happy — and they know how to avoid what's called 'false influence.'
How to get onto the partner track at McKinsey and make millions, according to management-consulting headhunters and a former McKinsey HR manager
Partners at top global management consulting firm McKinsey and Company make anywhere from $800,000 to $3 million a year in salary.