Work

4.4.19

Japanese Workers Are Very Upset About Their Upcoming 10-Day Holiday

"To be honest, I don’t know how to spend the time when we are suddenly given 10 days of holidays," said one worker.

3.29.19

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."

3.14.19

The Moral Distress of Being a Veterinarian

Many vets feel conflicted about pet owners' insistence on over-treatment or inappropriate requests for euthanasia, and it takes a toll: suicide rates in the industry are high.

3.10.19

The Concept of Women 'Having It All' Has Never Been Realistic, But Now It's Extinct

As a literal statement it's never held water, but it ultimately boils down to the option to have both a career and children. Now, late capitalism has rendered that near-impossible.

3.8.19

We Asked an Economist What Would Happen if All Women Took 'Period Leave'

Would the economy crumble as businesses fell apart under the strain? Er, no—and it might actually make work more productive for everyone.

3.6.19

Even Millennials with Money Are Miserable Now

If you're not submerged in debt or the victim of a scam, you're still probably overwhelmed by worry about the future.

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2.28.19

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

Who knows, you might be one of these people.

2.8.19

I Was a Forever Intern and Here’s What I Learned

Internship culture is out of control. I've done 11 of them—and learned some things along the way that could have saved me the occasional breakdown.

2.2.19

How Long Can Weed Show Up in a Drug Test?

A study on some of the world's heaviest smokers may give us a better understanding of how long marijuana can be detected in urine samples.

1.28.19

How to Deal with Your Nightmare Boss

A new comic by Will Laren.

1.14.19

All the Ways You Will Be Laid Off

There are bad ways, and less bad ways, to find out you are being canned.

1.14.19

My Chronic Illness Makes My Bed a Haven—and a Prison

When I was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease at 19, for better or worse, my bed became a catch-all for place of work, place of rest, and everything in between.

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