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The cofounder of Rent the Runway on why your network is everything
Rent the Runway cofounders Jennifer Hyman and Jennifer Fleiss are now household names and startup legends but when they first launched their company they felt a bit lost. They didn't really have that absolutely essential network of people you need for your career to succeed.
So, you think you can freelance? Questions to ask yourself before taking the leap
Becoming a freelancer is a big step. It means creating your own business, being your own boss, becoming an entrepreneur. It is exciting and daunting at the same time. So before you jump right in, take a breath, and ask yourself three questions.
Want to hire people who are emotionally intelligent? Do these 5 things
Don’t let your next hiring decision be one that you’ll regret. The strategies that follow will help ensure you make a great hire.
This is what it’s really like to be a hugely successful ganjapreneur
If you think the cannabis industry is just getting a lot of attention today because the date is 4/20 you would be quite wrong. The number of people employed by the cannabis industry is expected to triple from 200,000 to 630,000 people by the year 2025, according to New Frontier Data. And with sales expected to reach $50 billion in the next 10 years, it is clear that this industry is not slowing down and being a ganjapreneur is a smart and lucrative career path.
These are the most iconic jobs in every state
Americans enjoy such a large economy because they specialize and dominate in a wide range of industries. Similarly, individual states specialize in some industries more than others, as you can see in this map.
Here’s everything you need to know about a career in cannabis
the cannabis business is projected to grow to $24 billion by 2025 and 97% of recreational stores make a profit or break even. If the government and financial institutions continue to support it, we have only seen the tip of the iceberg in terms of how lucrative it can be.
How you can encourage your company to make an impact
Every company wants to turn a profit and keep their shareholders happy, but I know from experience that businesses can make money and be a force for good.
These are the 25 Fortune 500 companies that offer the most remote-friendly jobs
Working remotely is becoming the norm. There has been a 115% percent increase in telecommuting between 2005-2015 and the percentage of workers doing all or at least some of their work remotely has increased from 19% in 2003 to 24% in 2015, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
5 wardrobe tips for when you’re working remotely
While it's true that working from home affords employees a more casual experience, it doesn’t mean that showers and professional attire should be optional.
There’s a less stressful way to receive smartphone notifications
Researchers found a way to receive notifications that left study participants happier, less stressed, feeling more productive, and more in control.
This female tech CEO says women need more male mentors
Brit + Co CEO Brit Morin wants to remind you that you should not shy away from men when it comes to choosing a mentor.
The secret to understanding income inequality
Whenever we observe a massive compression of inequality in income and wealth, there are major shocks of violent disruption behind it.
Study: Women in heavier makeup are less likely to be seen as leaders
For women to be taken seriously by their colleagues at work, they may have to hold back on the mascara.
A.I. is redefining the meaning of ‘human’ in human resources
Artificial intelligence is transforming the modern human resource department by providing a variety of new data-driven tools.
This algorithm can figure out when you will die
By creating a deep learning algorithm to predict patient mortality, doctors can better inform patients about their end-of-life options before it is too late, allowing more patients to get their spiritual and cultures final wishes met.
These were the craziest workplace surveillance stories of 2017
New advances in technology are making it easier than ever for our employers to track our movements, whereabouts, and employability. These were the craziest stories of 2017.
9 ways to make your cold emails more successful
The perfect letter of introduction is hard to come by, and even harder to write. Why it’s important to craft one and what to include or leave out.
Here’s how not to lose your job in the next 15 years
Learn all you can about the technology entering your field. Stay up on all the trends. And give real thought to where the human element is still needed.
5 ways you’re setting yourself up to fail on LinkedIn
Your LinkedIn profile might be one of the first things a recruiter sees about you, so don't make these mistakes.
Survey: Career success still seen as far more important for men in 2017
According to a new Pew survey, men are valued for their ambition, women are valued for their looks and parental abilities. Still.
This is why Facebook and Google are stealing your life
Companies like Facebook and Google were built to be addictive, say many involved in their creation. These services do not have your best interest at heart.
4 signs you’re headed toward career burnout — and what to do
These are some strong indicators you’re speeding toward career burnout, and how to fix the problem before it's too late.
What jobs won’t be around 10 years from now?
Which jobs won't exist in 10 years and which are growing fast.
This CEO believes resumes are becoming obsolete — here’s why
Jeff Weiner, CEO of LinkedIn, believes that the key to finding strong talent isn’t looking at more resumes — it’s about looking in non-traditional places.
5 ways to show that you would make a great manager one day
Eyeing a promotion for next year? You might want to take a long, hard look at your behavior. Here's signs that you'll make a great manager.