What you can do to prepare your finances for a recession

Jamie Grill | Getty Images All the talk about a looming recession may have you worried about your finances. You aren’t alone: ​​Some 74% of US consumers are concerned about a recession, according to a new survey from Empower Retirement and Personal Capital. In addition, 85% are worried about inflation and 56% are already seeing … Read more

44% of Americans work a side hustle to make ends meet

Americans are increasingly turning to side hustles to make more money amid economic uncertainty and persistent high inflation. Some 44% of Americans are working at least one extra job to make ends meet each month, according to a survey from Insuranks, a small business insurance marketplace. The online survey of more than 1,000 adults working … Read more

Some tech leaders are turning layoffs, hiring freezes into opportunity

A man walks past a “We’re Hiring” sign posted in Arlington, Virginia on June 3, 2022. Olivier Douliery | AFP | Getty Images Recent headlines are filled with news of tech sector layoffs, hiring freezes and job offers being pulled in the midst of economic uncertainty. But according to members of the CNBC Technology Executive … Read more

Stimulus checks could be used in the next recession, economists say

Drazen_ | E + | Getty Images The stimulus checks sent out during the coronavirus pandemic were wildly popular. Nearly 4 in 5 voters were in support of the direct payments to American families. And Democrats and Republicans alike rallied behind the policy, an increasingly rare sight in Washington. Still, the checks were not without … Read more

It’s time for data-first diversity, equity, and inclusion

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Four-day week? These firms say they’ve nailed the new working model

When Alice Will and her team at Edinburgh-based food and drink marketing agency Lux decided to trial a four-day working week back in January 2020, they chose not to tell clients as a way of testing its effectiveness. “If our clients do not notice, then that’s a huge measure of whether it’s working… none of … Read more

Tech talent still in demand but outsized salaries are disappearing

Thomas Barwick | Digitalvision | Getty Images The slumping stock market, and the punishment being doled out to tech companies in particular, is poised to reshape pay packages despite the demand for tech talent remaining strong. Each day brings a fresh wave of slumping stocks, hiring freezes and slowdowns, or outright layoffs from companies that … Read more

Microsoft finds Gen Z is redefining the idea of work hustle

Inga Kjer | Photothek | Getty Images For decades Microsoft has been associated with a traditional definition of office work, long hours in front of a computer, but now the corporate enterprise giant finds Gen Z entrepreneurs disrupting ideas about workplace hustle and the traditional 9-5 day. Many recent Gen Z college graduates are flipping … Read more

I coach CEOs of multimillion-dollar businesses—here’s what I wish more people did early in their careers

In the past 20 years of my career, I’ve run many global teams at Fortune 500 companies. I know what it’s like to be the only female executive in the room. Today, I coach CEOs at businesses ranging from startups to multimillion-dollar global corporations. And from what I’ve observed, no one takes the time to … Read more

Stressed and burned out? Quitting your job may not help

The Great Resignation is set to continue, and young and burned out workers will be leading the charge. That’s according to the Deloitte Global 2022 Gen Z and millennial survey. Burnout was cited as one of the top three reasons why young people are leaving their jobs, according to the global survey which found that … Read more