17 consulting firms where you can earn more than $200,000 right out of business school

Summary List Placement Consultants are still earning hefty salaries despite the losses the industry has suffered during the pandemic.  The market for consultants shrunk from $160 billion to $132 billion in 2020 due to decreased client demand, according to research platform Statista. Giant advisory firms including Deloitte, KPMG, and Accenture have laid off thousands of workers, […]

YouTube creators have seen big viewership spikes on short videos as the platform preps its TikTok rival

Summary List Placement Hi, this is Amanda Perelli and welcome back to Insider Influencers, our weekly rundown on the influencer and creator economy. Sign up for the newsletter here. YouTube is quietly promoting short videos as it prepares its TikTok rival for US release.  Some creators say this has led to a spike in engagement and […]

Huawei smartphone shipments fell by more than 40% after being hit by US sanctions, according to researchers

Summary List Placement With US sanctions pressuring sales, Huawei smartphone shipments slipped more than 40% in the holiday quarter, according to data from two research firms.  Huawei’s worldwide shipments fell to 32.3 million phones, from 56.2 million in the same year-earlier quarter, according to IDC. Its market share slipped to 8%, down from 14% a […]

UK government withdraws sexist ‘stay home’ coronavirus campaign showing women cleaning and doing childcare

Summary List Placement The UK government has withdrawn a public information campaign urging people to “stay home” during the coronavirus pandemic, after criticism of its stereotyped depiction of women doing domestic chores and looking after children. A government spokesperson said the advert had been withdrawn because “it does not reflect the government’s view on women.” […]

Reddit’s small investors organized to screw over America’s richest hedge funds, lol

Embed from Getty Images I’m old enough to remember what kind of “internet age” we were promised. We were promised mass information, mass communication, and the rise of a socialist-lite egalitarian community. What we got was “too big to fail” banks wrecking the economy and the rise of Nazis, fascism and dumbf–k conspiracies like QAnon. […]

Facebook seeks to scale back politics on the platform and ‘turn down the temperature’

Facebook is evidently now looking to minimize politics on its platform, as CEO Mark Zuckerberg says the company hopes to “turn down the temperature.” Zuckerberg during an earnings call Wednesday announced Facebook will stop recommending political and civic groups to users, which he described as a “continuation of work we’ve been doing for a while […]

Inside the rise of Blackstone’s Jon Gray, the mastermind behind a bold transformation that’s won unlikely fans like Bumble and Oatly

Summary List Placement It was a meeting that Jon Gray couldn’t miss. So when his transatlantic flight touched down in the early hours of a September 2019 morning, the president and chief operating officer of the nearly $600 billion alternative-asset manager Blackstone told his driver to head straight to the company’s headquarters on Park Avenue […]

Demand for tech and cloud expertise in accounting is growing, says Deloitte’s audit CEO. Here are the skills can help you land a job at the firm.

Summary List Placement After 2020 threw the professional services industry for a loop, auditing and assurance emerged as a steady force keeping firms afloat, and in some instances leading them to new highs. While the management consulting industry shrunk from $160 billion in 2019 to $132 billion in 2020, according to research platform Statista, US accounting […]

Berufswechsel: Ist es zu spät, einen Neubeginn zu wagen?

Wer heutzutage die Karriereleiter hochklettern will, hat viele Herausforderungen zu bewältigen. Es reicht nicht mehr aus, die Ärmel hochzukrempeln und Vollgas zu geben, um beruflich aufsteigen zu können (als ob das jemals der Fall gewesen wäre). Der Weg zum Erfolg ist jetzt entschieden zickzackförmiger: von trivialen Dingen wie der Erwartung, dass man Begriffe wie „Pivot“ […]

Paris Hilton: ‘I believe that having a family and children is the meaning of life’

Embed from Getty Images Paris Hilton and boyfriend Carter Reum are going strong over a year after we found out they were together. So strong, the couple is looking to take the next step in the relationship. But not the one we were expecting. According to Paris, the couple is currently undergoing in-vitro fertilization to […]