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How GM went from bankrupt and on the brink of death to being one of the world’s best-run car companies

A decade after the financial crisis, General Motors is led by the best management team it's ever had and one of the best C-suites in business. CEO Mary Barra, president Dan Ammann, and vice-president Mark Reuss have overseen the birth of a New GM that's defining the future of transportation.
Trucking has lost much of its prestige.

Truck driver salaries have fallen by as much as 50% since the 1970s — and experts say a little-known law explains why

Truck drivers' salaries have decreased by as much as 50% since the 1970s. Economists say The Motor Carrier Act of 1980 is partially to blame for the devaluation of one of America's most dependable blue collar jobs.
Warehouse workers are finally being paid more.

Warehouse workers are finally seeing meaningful pay increases, but many are still forced to work multiple jobs to make ends meet

Pay for warehouse workers is going up after years of no increases. Now, the majority of warehouse workers can expect to make at least $12 an hour. It's a step in the right direction, but that increase still doesn't meet the living wage rate.
Workers are right to fear some technology, according to Kai-Fu Lee. He says AI threatens their jobs.

7 reasons why your salary might not be going up, even though the economy is doing great

Low unemployment should mean fast wage growth, but we haven't seen that in recent years. Three economists shared their insights with Business Insider as to why pay hasn't gone up much. The leading reason: Companies are prioritizing shareholder interest over their employees.

I run a 1,000-person company, but it’s not all that different from my first day as CEO — when I gave myself a title, rolled out of bed, an...

Ryan Holmes, CEO of Hootsuite, shares what it was like in the early days of leading a company. His first day as CEO was in 2000, and he was a company of one. Since then, he's taken on running a global company — but the same skills are needed.
Nike is the most valuable American fashion brand.

America’s 15 most valuable fashion brands are worth nearly $70 billion combined — but one company dominates

Brand consultancy firm Brand Finance named Nike the most valuable American fashion brand in 2018. The top 15 fashion brands on the list are worth nearly $70 billion together — see what else made the list.
Trump attended a New York City school before transferring to Wharton.

The 34 colleges that produced the most US presidents

Which college has produced the most US presidents in history? The simple answer is Harvard University, but here are a number of other institutions of higher learning including Princeton, Yale, and William and Mary that have had a number of US presidents walk their halls.
Trump attended a New York City school before transferring to Wharton.

The 34 colleges that produced the most US presidents

Which college has produced the most US presidents in history? The simple answer is Harvard University, but here are a number of other institutions of higher learning including Princeton, Yale, and William and Mary that have had a number of US presidents walk their halls.
Bill Gates, left, tried to hire Luis Von Ahn, right, who is now the CEO of Duolingo.

Bill Gates tried to poach the CEO of $700 million Duolingo, and they still keep in touch — here’s what they talk about

Bill Gates tried to hire Duolingo cofounder Luis Von Ahn for Microsoft's research team years ago. While Von Ahn turned down the offer, the two kept in touch, and have spoken nearly a dozen times since to talk apps and artificial intelligence.
George Wilson enjoyed his truck driving job but had to quit as his health deteriorated. This picture is from 2014, "somewhere in Texas."

Truck drivers fear for their safety on the road — but the vast majority of them face a much bigger threat

Trucking isn't just dangerous because you're out on the open road, controlling an 80,000 pound vehicle. It's also hazardous because of long-term health effects that arise from sitting all day and poor food options at trucking stops.