Strategy 2020-03-11T17:28:00Z
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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.
Strategy 2020-03-11T17:37:00Z
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These are the most in-demand American jobs in the time of the coronavirus pandemic

Companies need workers who can help make sense of the pandemic, including data and communications specialists.
BI Prime Strategy 2020-03-09T16:52:17Z
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How Royal Caribbean is protecting its major digital projects as the coronavirus outbreak deals a blow to the cruise industry

The company's chief digital officer said projects like facial recognition and digital room keys could be shielded from any economic setbacks.
Strategy 2020-03-11T17:02:00Z

I survived swine flu as a teenager and it taught me one crucial lesson about life during a pandemic: Don't panic

While focusing on fatalities during any outbreak is important, it should not be the only discussion.
Strategy 2020-03-11T16:06:04Z

The World Economic Forum and the World Health Organization are launching an emergency coronavirus task force of 200 business leaders — including execs from Alphabet and KPMG

The COVID Action Platform is a newly convened team of international business leaders. Leaders from Deloitte, Volkswagen, and HP are getting involved.
BI Prime Tech 2020-03-12T23:20:30Z

Silicon Valley's most famous startup training program just scrapped its famous 'Demo Day' founder pitches and will instead make startups submit investor-friendly slides

The slides will be available starting March 16, a full week earlier than planned, after the in-person event was canceled on Friday.
Executive Lifestyle 2020-03-12T22:08:00Z

The Louvre, the Met, and multiple Disney theme parks are closed because of the coronavirus. Here are all of the major museum and theme park closures so far.

The spread of the coronavirus has led to temporary closures of the Louvre, the Met, Universal Studios Japan, multiple Disney locations, and more.
Strategy 2020-03-12T22:00:00Z

Oracle, Apple, Google, and Amazon are among the largest global companies who have restricted travel or asked their employees to work remotely as a precaution against the novel coronavirus. Here's the full list.

As the coronavirus spreads across Asia, the Middle East, Europe, and the US, companies are restricting travel and asking employees to work from home.
Strategy 2020-03-12T21:28:00Z

Here are the major events that have been cancelled or postponed due to the outbreak of the coronavirus so far

Major events are being canceled or postponed due to the coronavirus, including the NYC St. Patrick's Day Parade and the rest of the NBA season.
Strategy 2020-03-12T21:18:41Z

One chart shows how the coronavirus is more deadly than the flu even in South Korea, where the COVID-19 death rate is low

South Korea has reported lower coronavirus death rates than other countries. But even those rates indicate COVID-19 is far more deadly than the flu.
Tech 2020-03-12T20:01:27Z

7 tips for using Zoom, Google Meet, and other remote work apps as more companies mandate employees work from home amid coronavirus outbreak

Experts say that companies need a "culture of trust" and a "social contract" to make meetings productive while working remote.
BI Prime Strategy 2020-03-12T20:00:35Z

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.
BI Prime Strategy 2020-03-12T18:38:45Z

How an American bridal-dress brand is protecting its products and driving sales as the coronavirus outbreak deals a blow to the wedding industry

East Meets Dress is mailing $75 sample-dress kits to brides who are afraid of leaving their homes because of the pandemic.
Executive Lifestyle 2020-03-12T16:34:45Z

Forget good looks and humor — 27% of millennials said they'd consider a partner's student-loan debt before dating them

Men were more likely than women to consider a potential romantic partner's student-loan debt, according to a Business Insider Intelligence survey.
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.
Strategy 2020-03-12T15:50:00Z

Columbia, Harvard, Ohio State, and other major US colleges and universities that have switched to remote classes to prevent the spread of the coronavirus

Colleges and universities across the US are holding classes online over concerns about the outbreak of the coronavirus, which has spread to 34 states.
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.
Advertising 2020-03-12T15:32:00Z

Coronavirus has rocked the ad industry. These 25 top executives are leading the biggest advertising company, WPP, in a time of crisis

These leaders are driving WPP CEO Mark Read's efforts to turn the company around as it faces new competition and headwind.
Tech 2020-03-12T15:28:00Z
BI Prime Advertising 2020-03-12T15:19:00Z

How to get a job at global PR giant Weber Shandwick, according to recruiters and ex-employees

They said the public relations agency values collaboration, so candidates should check their egos at the door.
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.
BI Prime Advertising 2020-03-12T15:03:00Z

The 18 top public relations experts CEOs scramble to hire in a crisis

It's been a crisis-filled time for companies and high-profile people, with activist investors, #MeToo issues, bankruptcies, and now, the coronavirus.
BI Prime Strategy 2020-03-12T14:51:00Z

4 entrepreneurs with products stuck overseas reveal exactly how they're keeping sales thriving and revenue flowing as the coronavirus breaks global supply chains

E-commerce brands are malleable: They can reach customers directly to communicate delays and change their business model with a few website updates.
Strategy 2020-03-12T14:45:00Z

I flew back to New York after it declared a state of emergency due to the coronavirus outbreak. Here's how I prepared for and protected myself during my flight home.

The coronavirus has the potential to spread on flights and in airports. I took a US economy flight during the outbreak. Here's how I handled it.
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.
BI Prime Advertising 2020-03-12T14:21:47Z

Here are 6 companies that could be buyers of digital ad firms this year, including Walmart and The Trade Desk

Experts see them as acquirers as they try to compete for TV dollars and build businesses that compete with Google and Amazon.
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 Enterprise 2020-03-12T14:00:00Z

The CEO of popular spreadsheet app Airtable says its revenues have quadrupled in under 2 years, as it opens a pair of new offices to support its growth

Airtable is a buzzy startup trying to reinvent what spreadsheets can do — and it's catching on with users, the CEO says.
BI Prime Strategy 2020-03-12T13:43:00Z

The CIO of a major health nonprofit explains how its digital transformation helped prepare it for the coronavirus pandemic

Providence St. Joseph Health is using a chatbot to field initial questions from patients and keep hospitals free for the most severe cases.
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.
BI Prime Strategy 2020-03-12T13:36:39Z
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
BI Prime Tech 2020-03-12T13:00:00Z

Online learning giant Coursera will give colleges free access to its 3,800 courses, as the coronavirus pandemic forces a switch to remote learning

Coursera has already helped Duke University handle an abrupt transition to remote learning for its campus based in Wuhan, China.
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.
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.
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.
BI Prime Advertising 2020-03-12T12:00:00Z

Advertising is Amazon's fastest-growing business and is expected to surpass $17 billion this year. Here are the 19 top insiders leading the charge.

These people are working to expand in new areas like over-the-top advertising as well as grow Amazon's established performance-based ads.
Advertising 2020-03-12T12:00:00Z

The top 18 people in crisis PR who excel at handling reputations, deflating scandals, and spinning the press

They worked on some of the biggest crisis assignments of the year, like deflated WeWork, fugitive Carlos Ghosn, and convicted rapist Harvey Weinstein.
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.
Strategy 2020-03-11T22:22:00Z

From serving food to picking up trash, these jobs could become impossible to do under the response to the coronavirus pandemic

Workers in restaurants, bars, hospitals, and airports come into contact with several people as the coronavirus spreads, and they can't work from home.
BI Prime Tech 2020-03-11T21:40:00Z

With Airbnb reportedly considering a delayed IPO amid the coronavirus outbreak, here are 6 of the company's challenges that are worrying investors

Investors will look at how Airbnb weathers the coronavirus outbreak, its marketing costs, strategic direction, regulatory risks, and safety issues.
BI Prime Strategy 2020-03-11T21:08:00Z
BI Prime Strategy 2020-03-11T20:27:00Z

A millennial craft brewer pioneering a boom in nonalcoholic beer shares 7 marketing strategies he says drove production 10X in its first year

Athletic Brewing Co. produced over 10,000 barrels in 2019, and just landed a $17.5 million Series B and is expanding from Connecticut to California.
Strategy 2020-03-11T20:25:00Z

Coronavirus death rates in South Korea reinforce a frightening pattern of how the disease affects older people

Death rates in South Korea have been lower than in other countries hit by the coronavirus pandemic, but elderly patients are still more at risk.
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