hiring

Design Bias

This User-Friendly Menstrual Cup Is What Happens When Design Is Inclusive

When her old cup kept failing her, Jane Adame, whose connective-tissue condition makes her joints unstable, had to imagine there was a better way.
Rose Eveleth
11.5.18
Work

I'm Not Hiring You Because You Don't Really Want the Job

Eagerness to get hired isn’t the same thing as enthusiasm for doing the work.
Anita Hamilton
10.23.18
Work

How to Convince a Robot to Hire You

Ready or not, artificial intelligence in hiring is probably here to stay. Here’s how to prepare.
Melissa Locker
10.17.18
algorithms

An AI Analyzed My Twitter Feed and Discovered I’m a Shithead

DeepSense says it can analyze tweets to see if someone is a good employee. I'm going to need to make better tweets.
Derek Mead
9.21.18
Broadly

Employers Don't Like to Hire Intelligent Women

A new study found that high-achieving women were less likely to get called back for a job interview than high-achieving men—as well as only moderately-achieving women.
Kimberly Lawson
3.22.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Unemployment Is the Lowest It's Been in Almost a Decade

The monthly report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics found that most of the new 178,000 jobs were added to professional and business services, the healthcare industry, and construction.
Lauren Messman
12.2.16
employment

Having Tattoos Can Actually Help You Get Hired

According to a new study, getting inked may increase your chances of employment—depending on the type of job you're after.
Linda Yang
9.21.16
Culture

Editor of 'Science': Stop Calling Women Nice

Another example of creeping gender bias.
Victoria Turk
5.7.15
Motherboard Blog

There's Only One Reason for Companies to Look at Your Facebook Profile

Employers have every incentive to quit screening out people who did a well-documented keg stand.
Ben Richmond
12.20.13