Blackstone president Jon Gray reveals how to stand out to land a job at the ultra-competitive firm, which hired just 0.5% of applicants for 2020 analyst jobs

Business Insider spoke with Blackstone's president, Jon Gray, its global head of human resources, Paige Ross, and two external recruiters to learn how you can stand out to land a job at the private-equity giant. Out of some 19,000 applications for the company's 2020 first-year analyst class, just 94 people were hired — an acceptance […]

Cathie Wood runs 5 funds that more than doubled broader market returns in the 3rd quarter. She and her team break down 8 winning stocks turbocharging the outperformance of its top ETFs.

Cathie Wood's Ark Invest has had a "very productive" third quarter during which the $29 billion firm's top five ETFs more than doubled the broad-based market's returns.  In a quarterly webinar on Thursday, Wood said the coronavirus crisis turbocharged the five innovation platforms her firm is focused on, which consist of DNA sequencing, robotics, energy […]

The CEO of Hinge thinks of employees as 'customers' of company culture. Here's how he's using this strategy to uncover and address burnout during the pandemic.

Leading a growing company during a pandemic is a challenge.  Hinge CEO Justin McLeod has been leading a large-scale hiring initiative completely from home while also helping workers adjust to remote work.   To do this successfully, he's focused on employee needs and mental health, careful onboarding, and drawing from other leader's approaches.  Visit Business Insider's […]

An ex-Wall Street chief strategist lambasts 3 ‘nonsensical narratives’ he says are pushing stocks to dangerous heights — and warns that the current rally is unsustainable

The stock market has rallied in October despite ongoing uncertainty on a number of fronts. To Peter Cecchini, the rise is being driven by three "flimsy" narratives — and investors should be careful. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Despite ongoing uncertainty on a number of fronts — and a sharp September sell-off — […]

People are quitting their jobs to make thousands selling everyday items on Amazon. Here's a look inside one exclusive resale group, where members have sold over $400,000 worth of goods since May.

"Retail arbitrage" refers to the practice of buying products and then reselling them online for a premium. Arbitrage Ops is an exclusive, membership-based group that focuses on training beginner arbitrageurs and helping them scale their businesses on Amazon.  Since the group's inception in May, some of its nearly 500 members have sold over $100,000 in […]

We got an exclusive look at the pitch deck Augury used to raise a $55 million Series D to help clients like Hershey's and Colgate-Palmolive make their manufacturing more reliable

On Wednesday, Augury announced $55 million Series D round led by Israel-based Qumra Capital, with participation from past investors like Qualcomm Ventures.  The company produces both the hardware and software that enables manufacturing customers to pin-point when their machines may breakdown.  That's what differs Augury from rivals in the space, which include established players like […]