Work

Work

How to Quit Your Shitty Job and Become a Ceramicist

Project manager Elza Jaszczuk swapped her soul-sapping desk job for soft clay and a pottery wheel.
Rose Stokes
2 days ago
career

'Family-Friendly' Occupations for Women Are a Myth

A New York Times story pushed medicine as the ideal career for women. A closer look at data shows "better work-life balance" is actually "choosing careers that require fewer hours" and "still relatively less pay."
Alyson Lewis
4 days ago
mind

How I Learned to Deal With Stress After My Creative Escape Became My Job

As I started to make more money off of stand-up comedy, I had to find a new way to blow off steam.
Josh Gondelman
7.29.19
Work

The Gig Economy Screws Over Everyone But the Bosses

It keeps wages down and the majority of gig workers would prefer the security of a full-time job, a recent report says.
Anne Gaviola
7.24.19
mind

I Eat the Same Fast Food Every Day to Manage Anxiety About the Gig Economy

Working in a familiar place and eating familiar, anodyne food gets me through the chaos of life as a freelancer (and life in general).
John Paul Brammer
7.16.19
Inequaity

Three Reasons a $15 Minimum Wage Won't Actually 'Kill' Tons of Jobs

Headlines about a wage hike putting Americans out of work are misrepresenting a major new report.
Harry Cheadle
7.10.19
Work

If You Want Me To Stop Saying 'Like,' Stop Interrupting Me

Your problems with the way women speak may, in fact, be your own fault.
Casey Johnston
7.3.19
mind

Plane Crash Investigators Describe the Horrors of Digging Through Wreckage

Going to crash sites, talking to grieving families, and listening to black box recordings takes an emotional toll.
Louise McLoughlin
7.3.19
money-inequality

Burnout Is Real, and the Solution Is Radically Changing How We Work

"It should not be necessary for all of us to work our asses off."
Mike Pearl
5.30.19
money-inequality

In the Future, You'll Work, Exercise, Sleep, and Die in the Same Building

This is what's become of the American dream.
Alex Norcia
5.16.19
Sex

A Dominatrix Reviews ‘Bonding,’ Netflix’s Show About a Dominatrix

Mistress Blunt, a real-life dominatrix for the last nine years, gives her review of Bonding, a new Netflix series about being a domme.
Mistress Blunt
4.29.19
this is fine

A Huge Pikachu Phone Case Was My Unexpected Solution to Professional Dread

Pikachu turned a depressing professional and social crutch into a joy—a small (and, okay, mostly useless) act of defiance.
Clio Chang
4.22.19
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