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  1. uber
    Next Stop, Uberland: The Onrushing Algorithmic Future of WorkWhat the algorithmically managed lives of Uber drivers tell us about our future.
  2. as told to
    What It’s Like to Be a Baby Nurse for Wealthy Manhattan Families“Where I come from in the Caribbean they do think it is a bit strange that these white people in New York City can’t take care of their own babies.”
  3. science of us
    Why New-Job Anxiety Is Actually GoodHow to reframe stress and self-doubt.
  4. science of us
    Proof That Using Brain Teasers in a Job Interview Is SadisticAnd narcissistic to boot!
  5. good ideas
    Now Is the Time to Abandon Your Life & Move to This Greek Island With 55 CatsDo it.
  6. jobs
    Bill Maher Believes Roseanne Barr’s Hollywood Career Is Totally Over“She should enjoy her macadamia farm.”
  7. No One Wants to Work at the White House So It’s Having a Job Fair on FridayThe steady trickle of White House departures continues so the White House is looking for “competent conservatives” of “every experience level.”
  8. work
    6 Books to Read If You Need a Career ChangeWondering what else is out there? These books will help.
  9. The American Economy Isn’t ‘Great Again’ — But It’s Still SolidTrump’s policies haven’t supercharged the good economy he inherited — but they haven’t slowed it down (yet).
  10. ask a boss
    Ask A Boss: ‘Should I Point Out Job Applicants’ Mistakes to Them?’Either way, you shouldn’t feel bad about eliminating them.
  11. U.S. Households Are Finally Making More Than They Did in 1999The median household income hit a new record in 2016 — but the American economy still isn’t great.
  12. The Opioid Crisis Is Taking a Toll On the American Labor ForceA new study suggests that opioid use may account for 20 percent of the decline in workforce participation among American men.
  13. Trump Squandered His Opportunity With Union VotersAs Trump’s approval rating in the Rust Belt dips, labor leaders work to help Democrats exploit an opening with working-class Trump voters.
  14. The Trump Economy Is a Gilded MediocrityFive reasons why the American economy is far weaker than mainstream commentary suggests.
  15. the chain gang
    Restructuring of Applebee’s and IHOP May Cost Thousands of Employees Their JobsThe parent company estimates that as many as 160 locations could close.
  16. advice
    Ask Polly: I Hate All Jobs!You aren’t wrong that offices can be miserable.
  17. Trumpcare Proves That the GOP Would Rather Increase Inequality Than Create JobsEnding the Medicaid expansion will eliminate an estimated 1.2 million jobs. But the “greatest jobs president God ever created” doesn’t seem to care.
  18. Letter of Recommendation, by Barbara Holm In my efforts to search for a new job, I’ve solicited a letter of recommendation from someone who knows me best. To Whom It May Concern, I […]
  19. Trump Says His Trip to Europe Has Already Saved ‘Millions of Jobs’Meanwhile, hundreds of Carrier workers in Indiana are learning that Trump’s trip to their plant didn’t actually save theirs.
  20. What It’s Like to Get Hired as a Late Night TV WriterIf you’re reading this website, there’s a high likelihood that you think it’d be pretty tight to land a job as a writer on a late night talk […]
  21. American Economic Growth Has Slowed to a CrawlFirst-quarter growth hits a three-year low — but there’s reason to think the slowdown will prove temporary.
  22. popular
    How I Tried and Failed to Be a Cool BossKaraoke nights just weren’t the same when I bought drinks with a corporate card.
  23. mind the gender gap
    More Than 90 Percent of New Jobs in March Reportedly Went to MenOut of 98,000 new jobs in March, only 9,000 went to women, according to a report.
  24. March Jobs Report Falls Short of ExpectationsAfter predictions of a big month, the official jobs report for March showed growth slowing to 98,000 jobs, though the unemployment rate did drop.
  25. Americans Expect Trump to Create Lots of Jobs — But They Still Don’t Like HimA new poll shows that Trump is the least popular president-elect in history — even as a majority of voters expect him to be good for the economy.
  26. No, Alibaba Is Not Going to Create 1 Million U.S. Jobs Because of TrumpThe Chinese e-commerce company gifted the president-elect with fodder for flattering — but wholly misleading — headlines.
  27. Big Corporations Are Lining Up to Help Trump Tell a Jobs-Creation StoryAnd news outlets are going along for the ride.
  28. Trump Takes Credit for Sprint Bringing 5,000 Jobs to U.S.For some context, the U.S. economy created 178,000 jobs in November.
  29. jobs
    High-Class Hobbies Will Help You Land a Top Job, Unless You’re a WomanSailing versus track, classical versus country.
  30. Upbeat Jobs Report Is Another Sign Trump Is Wrong About the EconomyThe last bit of economic data voters will receive is modestly positive, with unemployment down and wages up.
  31. taking care of business
    Ask a Boss: Is Job-Hopping Still a Bad Thing?Depends on the jobs.
  32. love and war
    LinkedIn Will Stop Asking If You Meant to Search for a Man InsteadThe company is changing the algorithm that suggests “Stephen” when you search “Stephanie.”
  33. Writing Branded Content Is a Great Comedy Job That Will Definitely Destroy […] I spent almost four years working as part of, and then as the head of, the branded content team at CollegeHumor. Working on branded content […]
  34. Being a Well-Rounded Person Is More Important to Working in Comedy Than […] As a former comedy agent at UTA and WME, Priyanka represented numerous big-name writers and performers before leaving to start a TV […]
  35. Giving a Memorable Job Interview Is a Lot Like DatingThe interviewer wants someone who’s just like them.
  36. make it work
    How to Dress for Any Job InterviewOutfit ideas, whether you’re up for an internship or a big promotion.
  37. dream jobs
    The Queen Is Hiring a Social Media EditorWant to work in Buckingham Palace?
  38. How Do You Network in the Comedy World? As a former comedy agent at UTA and WME, Priyanka represented numerous big-name writers and performers before leaving to start a TV […]
  39. pixely bits
    These Guys Blur Naked and Afraid’s Private Parts“You always have to keep a lookout because things will pop out.”
  40. Americans Believe Robots Will Take Everyone’s Jobs But Their OwnThe American workforce is a fat sitcom husband cracking open a beer, farting into the couch, and saying, “She’s been with me too long to leave me now!”
  41. How Does One Get a Job as a Writer’s Assistant? As a former comedy agent at UTA and WME, Priyanka represented numerous big-name writers and performers before leaving to start a TV […]
  42. the future
    Penguin Random House Takes Degree Requirements Off Job ApplicationsThe company wants to attract more “varied candidates.”
  43. You’ll Love This Home That I Definitely Haven’t Been Living In, by Henry […] So good to see you, Mr. and Mrs. Henderson! Don’t worry, you’re not late at all! I also just arrived. Yes, I haven’t been here long. I’m glad […]
  44. splitsider
    Saying WhenWhen is the right time to walk away from the comedy dream? We’ve all quit a dead end job at some point in our lives. We know how it feels to […]
  45. jobs
    Why Some U.K. Firms Are Recruiting Nameless ApplicantsIt’s not a bad idea. 
  46. women in the workplace
    Another Reason to Be Nice to Waitresses and NursesAnd nurses, and other women in service jobs — their health may depend on it. 
  47. Interview Tips Employers Don’t Want You to Know, by David Henne Congratulations! You snagged that important face-to-face interview. Now let’s upgrade your potential job offer into a sure thing. • Arrive […]
  48. Bonkers Debates, Boring Jobs NumbersVoters will end up caring a lot more about one than the other.
  49. Being a Newspaper Reporter < Being a LumberjackCareerCast says breaking news for a newspaper is the worst way to spend your life.
  50. Recovering Economy Keeps on Doing Its Thing, Adds 295,000 JobsThe latest from the February jobs report. 
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