employment

Work

What Everyone Does When They're Bored at Work

When you’re bored and underpaid, sometimes taking a long dump is the only respite.
Jordan Foisy
5.21.19
Work

Thirteen Stories from Retail Workers About Times They Took Revenge

"When this dickhead went in to pay, I keyed his car. I have no regrets."
Nana Baah
3.29.19
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
3.4.19
Work

Here's Every Office Nemesis You're Going to Have at Your Job

Who knows, you might be one of these people.
Joel Golby
2.28.19
Culture

All the Ways You Will Be Laid Off

There are bad ways, and less bad ways, to find out you are being canned.
Elianna Lev
1.15.19
Know Your Rights

What Are Your Rights As a Freelancer?

Working for yourself? Good for you! Now let’s make sure you’re not getting screwed.
Kamna Muddagouni
8.23.18
Know Your Rights

What Rights Do I Have at Work as a Trans Person?

The trans and gender diverse community endure some of the most discriminatory work practices in Australia. Here's what you can do.
Kamna Muddagouni
8.2.18
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
summer jobs

People Told Us Their Worst Summer Jobs in Six Words

“Temp job: clown at waterbed store.”
Anna Goldfarb
6.20.18
Payday

The Wage Gap Isn't Just Keeping Women Poorer—It's Making Them Sicker

Researchers are finding clear links between anxiety, depression, and workplace inequality.
Laila Tyack
6.4.18
Work

Nine Brilliant Schemes for Slacking Off at Work

"I automated 80 hours of financial analyst work down to 15 minutes. Used the remainder of my time to play computer games, day trade stocks, and write a blog."
Justin Caffier
5.23.18
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
5.20.18
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