career

mind

How Small Talk With Almost-Strangers Profoundly Affects Your Happiness

Research shows weak-tie relationships can be just as important as strong-tie relationships for our mental health.
Jamie Friedlander
5.8.19
Hey, You Around?

Hey, You Around? A Weed and Pills Dealer Talks About His Game Plan

"I do have other aspirations but when people see you a certain way, it’s hard to shake that reputation."
Max Daly
3.26.19
relationships

Couples With Big Income Gaps Talk About Money Problems

“I think her salary just makes me feel inferior, and like we’re less equal partners.”
Laura Bell
8.20.18
psychology

Why Do We Hate People Who Seem Too Nice?

Psychologists call it "antisocial punishment" or "do-gooder derogation".
Jesse Hicks
7.24.18
Work

This Feminist Dating App Wants to Help Advance Women’s Careers

I spent a week on Bumble’s speed networking platform 'Bizz'. Even Kardashian momager Kris Jenner posted a job.
Molly Kay
6.20.18
Work

People Talk About Leaving Their Soul-Crushing Rat Race Jobs

We asked how it all worked out after committing career suicide.
Sarah Berman
7.19.17
financial crisis

Porn Stars Talk About Their Day Jobs

"To really make it in porn, you need a lot of talent and a massive dick. Otherwise, you'll have to flip burgers on the side."
Niccolò Carradori
6.27.17
Comics!

'Mabel,' Today's Comic by Urbano Ortega Matta

Every day Mabel commutes from Mexico to the US for work. Today, she finds an unlikely commonality with one of her regular customers.
Urbano Ortega Matta
5.22.17
The Sick Day Issue

Figuring Out the Freelance Economy

Could new technology make the lives of freelancers less lonely and more secure?
Nathan Schneider
9.27.16
The Sick Day Issue

Two Glasses of Sangria with Comedian Phoebe Robinson

The cohost of the new podcast '2 Dope Queens' is having a moment.
Morgan Jerkins
9.8.16
Stuff

What It's Like to Tell Your Boss That You're HIV Positive

By law you can't be discriminated against in the workplace for having HIV – but the reality is that law can be completely ineffectual.
Chris Godfrey
8.8.16
Stuff

Hair Stylists Tell Us About Their Worst Clients

"Mall security had to be called."
Sean McManus
7.22.16
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