employment

Work

The Worst Things People Have Been Asked to Do When Applying for a Job

“We were asked to do improv games in a group interview. The job was working in a bar."
Graham Isador
7.10.19
Religion

Ever Wondered What Life is Like as a 23-Year-Old Priest in Rajasthan?

A lot cooler than we imagined.
Parthshri Arora
5.27.19
Work

Retail Workers Reveal the Times They've Taken Their Revenge

"When this dickhead went in to pay, I keyed his car. I have no regrets."
Nana Baah
3.31.19
Travel

The Kitchen Divides Pakistan's Rich and Poor

When visiting my extended family in Pakistan, I am hyper-aware of the differences between the rich and the poor. Even at home, the classes are separated as young, impoverished men cook meals in sweltering heat for their employers.
Javaria Akbar
3.2.19
Hospitality

Scientists Say It’s More Stressful to Be a Waiter Than a Neurosurgeon

A new study has found that demanding jobs offering employees little control—step forward weekend brunch server on a 12 hour split-shift—are among the most detrimental to mental and physical health.
Phoebe Hurst
10.1.18
employment

We Asked Experts How to Survive a Soul-Sucking Job

When you can't tell your boss to shove it, and there's just no way you'll ever love it.
Anna Goldfarb
7.27.18
Work

Is Your Job Actually Bullshit?

A chat with David Graeber, author of the new book about bullshit jobs, 'Bullshit Jobs: A Theory'.
Nana Baah
5.21.18
hot people

Hot People Find It Harder to Get Entry Level Jobs

New research says attractive applicants are discriminated against by some employers.
Katherine Gillespie
10.27.17
Stuff

All the People You'll Meet at Work

So you're the new guy/ girl at the office? Well here's everyone you're going to meet on the first day/ week/ month. Have fun.
Renaldo Gabriel
7.13.17
Equal Pay

Iceland Announces Plan to Enforce Equal Pay Across All Companies

"The fact that the Icelandic government is taking this action represents an endorsement of the importance of gender equity, it recognizes that what's good for women is good for men, business, communities."
Kimberly Lawson
3.13.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Swedish Politician Thinks Everyone Should Take Midday Sex Breaks

The small-town councilman has argued that state-sponsored afternoon delight could improve couples' relationships.
Brian Moylan
2.24.17
Work

The Worst Excuses We've Used When Calling in Sick

For today is "National Sickie Day", and so we must dredge up the most transparent lies we've ever told to avoid a day at work.
VICE Staff
2.7.17
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