I'm a cart girl on a California golf course. The tips are great, but I sometimes have to just drive past the jerks.
Lauren Balcioni became a beverage-cart girl for the flexibility and earning potential. She makes $19.15 an hour and up to $300 in tips every shift.
I'm a tech worker whose job offer got rescinded. Looking back, I might have overlooked some red flags about the company.
I'd never had an offer for a job rescinded, but it's happening more and more in this uncertain economy.
Nearly 70% of people using ChatGPT at work haven't told their bosses about it, survey finds
Since OpenAI's ChatGPT launched in November, people have experimented with using it to ease their workloads, often without telling their bosses.
A 2nd round of layoffs at Meta and Amazon shows companies are taking back their power — and they may not stop there
After years of trying to attract and placate workers amid a labor shortage, employers are reasserting their power. Call it the "Great Reclamation."
Leaked document shows Amazon's flawed job-posting process led to 'over-hiring,' with one team listing 3 times more openings than approved for
Amazon's lax job-posting process contributed to over hiring during boom times, a leaked internal document says. Now it's conducting layoffs.
I'm the head of talent at Deloitte US. Here are the top 3 things I look for in a job candidate and my favorite interview question.
More than 2 million apply to Deloitte US every year. David Rizzo looks for applicants with clear connections between their actions and changes made.
Why Goldman Sachs alumni are being hoovered up by elite hedge funds like Citadel and Millennium
The world's top hedge funds, from Millennium to Citadel, are filling their ranks with Goldman Sachs alumni as they grow. We chart the migration.
Get ready: Gen Z is coming for the housing market
Unlike millennials before them, Gen Z has grown up during a home price boom. Now they're using tech to claim their share of the real-estate profits.
An overworked engineer says he's an example of men taking on too much because of their 'bigger egos.' It could be why so many of them are leaving the workforce.
An engineer who put up with 80-hour workweeks at his job finally quit because he wasn't getting the pay or work-life balance he felt he deserved.
I made over $10 million in revenue on Amazon last year. Here's how my husband and I became sellers and earned enough to buy our dream home.
Deanna Slamans and her husband started making money on Amazon by investing, planning, and tactful risk-taking — making $10 million in 2022.
Shopify rescinded some job offers after telling former interns for months that they would have a full-time role
The e-commerce giant Shopify, assured former interns for several months that written offers were on the way, then rescinded them.
I thought I was an introvert, but what if I'm just a shy narcissist instead?
Even if you're not a true narcissist, your sensitivity, aversion to teamwork, and inability to receive feedback can be career-limiting, say experts.
Obama wants companies to strip degree requirements from more six-figure jobs to address the labor shortage
Barack Obama and Joe Biden are promoting state policies gaining traction that make it easier for people without degrees to secure high-paying jobs.
8 free online Coursera classes to take if you want to work in AI, from experts at Amazon, Meta, and others
The buzz surrounding artificial intelligence means there's a growing need for AI experts in the workplace.
Mark Zuckerberg is leaning into Meta's 'year of efficiency' the wrong way, and multiple rounds of layoffs will be damaging
The strategy risks hurting innovation, recruiting, and morale. It also makes it less likely he'll boost productivity or make Meta a talent magnet.
I've worked on Wall Street for more than 15 years. Here are 5 ways middle managers go wrong.
Mathew C. Meade has worked for firms including JP Morgan Chase and Bank of America. He says the transition to middle management is often the hardest.
South Korea tried to push an almost 70-hour work week, but was forced to rethink after millennials and Gen Z protested
South Korea suggested a 69-hour work week in March after businesses complained about being unable to meet deadlines due to current working limits.
How credit-card points travel advisor build their businesses and give advice
Points and miles travel advisors offer consultations to teach clients about maximizing hotel points and airline miles earned for travel.
HR exec was making $165k per year —then switched to a gardening career, earning $15 an hour. Here's why.
The former tech worker got candid about leaving behind a $165,000 salary to learn more about plants and landscaping.
I'm a manager at Google by day and culinary student by night. Here's my daily routine, which starts at 7 a.m. and ends at 11 p.m.
Harrison Hill is a strategic partnerships development manager at Google and he takes cooking classes, which the company helped him pay for.
I'm a boxing 'ring girl' who gets paid $1,100 per fight. It's less catty than modelling and I've worked with celebrities like KSI.
Influencer and model Apollonia Llewellyn is a ring girl for Misfits, a boxing promotion run by KSI for vloggers and gamers. She makes $1,100 per fight.
I ditched software engineering to become an influencer. Here's how I scaled up to 6 figures — and why my computer-science degree is now my backup plan.
Vanessa Chen grew her following to more than 4 million by posting her outfits earlier in the pandemic. 80% of her income comes from sponsorship deals.
I traveled to 79 countries as a digital nomad. I'm not tied to one place and I find work on platforms like Upwork and Fiverr.
Katie Macleod is a freelance graphic designer who finds work on freelancing platforms like Fiverr and Upwork while traveling the world.
I train protection dogs for a living. The cost for clients can run up to $150,000, but it's a much better deal than hiring a bodyguard.
Mike Israeli, who owns Delta K9 Academy, said some of his clients had been robbed or attacked in the past, and are turning to dogs for protection.
Read the letter Google employees sent to Sundar Pichai about mass layoffs that tells him: 'Don't Be Evil'
More than 1,400 Googlers signed an open letter to Alphabet's CEO asking for laid-off workers to be considered for open roles.
Sam Altman admits OpenAI is 'a little bit scared' of ChatGPT and says it will 'eliminate' many jobs
The CEO of OpenAI told ABC News that artificial intelligence could replace many jobs, but that it should also lead to "much better" roles.
Brooklyn Nets owner Clara Wu Tsai on hosting a job fair at Barclays Center to benefit those impacted by the criminal justice system
Clara Wu Tsai spoke to Insider about hosting a coming job fair with the Reform Alliance at Brooklyn's Barclays Center.
I rushed from bank to bank with my infant daughter when SVB collapsed to figure out how my startup could make payroll on time
Silicon Valley Bank's sudden crash sent Dispatch Goods cofounder Lindsey Hoell rushing to try to make payroll for her employees, with her baby in tow.
ChatGPT is the Myspace of AI: It's fun, but it's far from taking your white-collar job
While some may be worried about ChatGPT, one economist said "it's nowhere near ready for real-world use other than as entertainment."
3 ways your business can survive an economic downturn without layoffs or marketing budget cuts
Spending money when you're barely surviving an economic crisis is challenging, but it'll be harder to recover your losses if you don't.
I'm a Gen Z worker and I'm not getting along with my new boss. What should I do?
The boss-employee relationship, like all relationships, can be fraught. Experts advise "managing up." Here's what that means and how to do it.
My company is using stack rankings to evaluate performance, and I'm worried about being targeted. Is there anything I can do?
In stack ranking, managers rate workers on a forced curve. It's not easy to fight it if your company uses this system, but you can take a few actions.
I have a 6-figure side hustle as a user-generated-content creator. It only takes a few hours a week — here's how I scaled it.
Kelly Rocklein dropped out of college in 2015 to pursue UGC, video editing, and creative strategy. Her UGC side hustle brought in $100,000 in 2022.
Students of BloomTech, formerly known as Lambda School, filed a class-action lawsuit against the coding boot camp
Students say the BloomTech coding boot camp, which has raised money from GV and Ashton Kutcher, advertised false placement rates into tech jobs.
Goldman Sachs' head of recruiting shares 4 tips for applicants of its ultra-competitive summer internship
From not padding the resume to thinking 'in threes,' Goldman's Vicki Tung breaks down her top tips for scoring an internship with the elite bank.
I'm the assistant to the CEO of 23andMe. I do yoga during meetings and answer 400 messages a day — here's what it's like.
Kristen Quint has worked for Anne Wojcicki for six years. They sometimes work from Wojcicki's house, and Quint's commute can be up to three hours.
The rise of AI automation in the workplace is bad news for the 'brilliant jerks' of tech
Brilliant jerks who nobody actually likes working with will have a tougher time after AI automates much of their work. The future belongs to those with people skills.
Clients like Taylor Swift and 'Euphoria' love my realistic airbrush tattoos. Here's how I built my business.
Grace Lovejoy built her airbrush tattoo business while battling stage 3 cancer. A$AP Rocky, Taylor Swift, and Halsey have been clients.
I became a hologram to see what the future of work might look like. Spoiler alert: Even cool tech won't save you from boring meetings.
As organizations embrace remote work, many are trying to amp up the production value on their special events. Hologram technology is gaining momentum.
A millennial whose employer gives paid period leave said it's improved her work life knowing she could take time off when the pain becomes unbearable
A Polish gaming company gave its workers paid menstrual leave. One employee says knowing it's there has made her job easier.
I work in a naked spa. It's exhausting and so much fun – but every now and then we have to stop people from getting intimate.
Felix Kühn manages the 'textile-free' sauna at Vabali Spa Berlin, where guests must be nude to access facilities. He describes what his job is like.
8 things you didn't know about flight attendants, like why they share 'crash pads' and rush through boarding
Being a flight attendant isn't easy. We asked a few what most people don't know about their jobs, like why they share "crash pads" and rush boarding.
I'm a CEO who stopped checking my phone when I wake up. Now I'm less stressed and more energized.
Once Will Ward started reducing his phone use for the first two hours of his morning, he noticed a big difference in his productivity and mindfulness.
If your company goes bankrupt, it's not a black mark on your résumé — unless you were in charge
If your company goes bankrupt while you are there, career experts say these are four steps you should take right away.
The pay gap has stalled and parenthood is a big reason why
According to Pew Research Center's Rakesh Kochhar, there are many factors that are "imposing some sort of a ceiling on the gender wage gap."
I'm worried I'm being sidelined at work. Is it time to find another job?
It can be disconcerting to feel like you're being ignored or falling though the cracks. Experts recommend looking at it as a growth opportunity.
Mark Zuckerberg's decision to cut another 10,000 jobs will likely decimate remaining morale at Meta
Cutting jobs in dribs and drabs creates instability and can be devastating to the mood at work, business advisors and management experts told Insider.
America's immigration system is a nightmare, and it's forcing tech companies to move jobs outside of the country
As issues with labor shortages continue, remote work makes it easier for US tech firms to hire anywhere. These companies are relocating more jobs overseas to avoid American's broken immigration system.
I'm an Amazon employee who likes working in person. I think our return-to-office plan falls short, so I'm quitting to work somewhere with a stronger office presence.
One Amazon employee likes working in person but said the mandate won't benefit her, as her teammates don't work in the same office, so she's quitting.
When everyone around you is quitting, don't wait for your boss to initiate a 'stay interview.' Ask for one yourself.
The stay interview is a career conversation that helps managers learn why high-performing employees stay — and what could cause them to leave.