Work

Culture

All the Ways You Will Be Laid Off in Your Life

There are bad ways, and less bad ways, to find out you are being canned.
Elianna Lev
3 days ago
Drugs

I Was Injecting Heroin in the Bathroom While Working at One of the UK's Biggest Papers

"Everything felt better and easier on heroin. I felt OK with myself, OK with other people, and OK with life."
Joel Lewin
1.8.19
Late Capitalism

What a Student Loan 'Bubble' Bursting Might Look Like

Let's game this out a bit.
Allie Conti
1.2.19
Views My Own

Don’t Work 80 Hours a Week for Elon Musk, or Anyone

Musk claims "nobody ever changed the world on 40 hours a week." Not only is that totally wrong, it's a trademark of boss exploitation.
Rick Paulas
11.29.18
The VICE Guide to Life

How Not to Get Fired

Now that you got the job, it’s time to keep it.
Rick Paulas
11.28.18
Work

Drugs, Money Laundering and Rehab: What It's Really Like to Work on a Super Yacht

"Many captains start to party too much, and so they become lazy, lose their job as a result and go bankrupt because they've started living a life they couldn't afford."
Arkasha Keysers
11.22.18
sex work

Your Job Has More in Common with Sex Work Than You Think

We spoke to one of the authors of 'Revolting Prostitutes: The Fight for Sex Workers' Rights' about how to make the world of work better.
Tom Whyman
11.20.18
Work

I Had a Bot Write My Job Application Cover Letters

These days, there's software that can do the tedious chore of writing your cover letter, so I gave it a try and applied for a ton of open positions.
Simon Pepper
11.16.18
porn

What Porn Stars Think About During Sex

"It’s very easy for a lot of mundane thoughts to pop into my head: 'What type of pizza will I get after this? Do I have beer at home?'"
Chris Shearer
11.11.18
ugh men

Women Tell Us About the Shittiest Work Emails They've Gotten from Men

"You don't fit in the core artist look. Maybe skip a sandwich and look the part."
Edie Miller
11.9.18
horror stories

How Working in Retail Made Me Hate Humanity

"This woman ripped the changing room curtain open and then just watched as her toddler puked up his lunch. She then took one of the shirts hanging over her arm and cleaned the kid's face off with it."
Juli Katt
10.30.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

Generation Z Is Choosing Trade School over College

With the job market in flux, younger Americans are trying to avoid an education that comes with a massive amount of debt.
VICE Staff
10.29.18
Newer0116Older