Bill Gates spoke with CNN's Anderson Cooper on Wednesday - his first public appearance since his divorce was finalized.
People are more willing than ever to listen when social media whistleblowers reveal the problematic behavior of the world's power-holders.
The #BlackLivesMatter and #MeToo movements have exploded in recent years, shedding light on systemic racial and gender bias across American society, and in particular, within American workplaces. In 2020, workers spoke publicly in increasing numbers, often by taking their employers to court over pay disparities, harassment and abuse, and toxic […]
If you’re on the hunt for a new job, keep an eye out for signs of an unhealthy work environment during your interviews. Latesha Byrd, CEO and founder of Byrd Career Consulting, shared with Business Insider tips for properly vetting potentially toxic employers. The majority of your life will be […]
Toxic workplaces don’t just pop up in physical buildings; remote work has shown that they can breed online too. In fact, in an unstable economy, toxic bosses may take advantage of workers’ fears over losing their jobs. There are a few telltale warning signs that you’re in a socially distant […]
“The Ellen DeGeneres Show” is the subject of an internal investigation following reports of a toxic work environment,Variety reported on Monday. Employees have complained about their treatment during the pandemic as they grapple with reduced hours and the show’s reliance on nonunion staff for its remote broadcasts. Earlier this month, […]
Former employees for “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” described to Buzzfeed News the alleged toxic workplace at the show in stark contrast of the show’s positive ‘be kind’ mantra. The former employees said they felt stifled in their ability to speak up out of fear of retribution and losing their position. […]
This story is for Business Insider subscribers. For a brief period, we’re making it widely available. For more information on a subscription to Business Insider, click here. Business Insider spoke with 10 current and former employees at G/O Media. They felt that a newly instituted dress code was hostile to […]
Research suggests that around 70% of people will experience an illogical sense of being a phoney at work at some point in their careers. It’s called the impostor phenomenon (also known, erroneously, as a syndrome). These impostor feelings typically manifest as a fear of failure, fear of success, a sometimes […]
Protests in the wake of the killing of George Floyd are shining a spotlight on racism in all facets of American life – including at work. The research says that the majority of American workers have seen or experienced workplace discrimination. Some of this prejudice comes out in the form […]
Silicon Valley’s billionaires and big tech corporations love to donate to a charitable foundation called the Silicon Valley Community Foundation. On Wednesday the organisation announced that its CEO, Emmett Carson, is out after an independent investigation into the company’s “toxic culture.” Emmett Carson, the CEO of Silicon Valley Community Foundation, […]
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