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  1. ask a boss
    ‘Should I Warn Job Candidates About How Bad My Company Is?’Imagine if someone assured you a job was fine, and then after accepting it, you found out they knew it was a nightmare.
  2. how i get it done
    How I Get It Done: Disability-Rights Activist Judy HeumannTalking to one of the stars of Crip Camp about working from home, disability representation, and the importance of organizing with different groups.
  3. 25 famous women on
    How to Negotiate A Salary, According to 25 Famous WomenAdvice from Michelle Obama, Meryl Streep, Ellen Pompeo, and more.
  4. ask a boss
    ‘My Boss Wants Us On Zoom All Day Long’Decent bosses know that monitoring isn’t the same as managing.
  5. how i get it done
    What It’s Like to Be a Firefighter in California Right NowTalking to a Los Angeles firefighter about this year’s unprecedented wildfires.
  6. ask a boss
    ‘How Am I Supposed to Network in a Pandemic?’Be specific, show you’ll use the other person’s time well, and be appreciative
  7. how i get it done
    How I Get It Done: Poet Elizabeth Alexander“I think that women are the masters of finding and using bits of time.”
  8. beginnings
    25 Famous Women on Their Career MilestonesAlexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, and more discuss a single moment of success.
  9. ask a boss
    ‘My Co-Worker Keeps Pressuring Me to Get Pregnant’She’s forcing your hand: She’s so over the line that you don’t really have a choice but to be extremely direct.
  10. how i get it done
    How I Get it Done: Writer Akwaeke Emezi“Right now, I have a list of about 15 books that I have to write, and I’m only on number eight.”
  11. ask a boss
    ‘My Boss Wants to Be My BFF, and It’s Making Me Uncomfortable’It’s hard to receive critical feedback from someone who you got drinks with the night before (it’s hard to give it in that situation too.)
  12. how i get it done
    How I Get It Done: Marie Claire Editor-in-Chief Aya KanaiFrom a morning walk over the Brooklyn Bridge to working her way through a 25-pound bag of lentils.
  13. how i get it done
    How I Get It Done: Dead to Me Creator Liz FeldmanOn pitching a comedy series about grief, learning to trust her gut, and the challenges of a virtual writers’ room.
  14. piece of work
    25 Ideas for Next Time You Need a ‘Fun Fact’We could all use a little help.
  15. ask a boss
    ‘Should I Tell My Boss About My Slacker Co-Worker?’When something impacts your team’s work, there can be an argument for having a onetime, discreet conversation with your manager.
  16. how i get it done
    How I Get It Done: TV Host Cari ChampionOn knowing what she’s worth, going vegan, and her new Vice show, Stick to Sports.
  17. ask a boss
    ‘How Can I Make a Good Impression in Phone Interviews?’Phone interviews can level the playing field a bit, and that’s a good thing, even if it’s different from the interview set-ups you’re used to.
  18. overloaded
    Life As a Black “Digital Nomad” Isn’t the SameMany people see living and working abroad as a privilege. For me, it’s a way of escaping deadly racism in the U.S.
  19. overloaded
    Beyond BurnoutFive Black women on working yourself sick.
  20. overloaded
    I’m the Only Doctor in My ER Who Stands Up to the CopsEmergency rooms are stressful even without the threat of brutality.
  21. overloaded
    Am I Being Set Up to Fail?The recent wave of Black promotions and connections seems full of promise and potential, but this nagging thought remains.
  22. overloaded
    ‘Racism at My Job Literally Gave Me PTSD’Years later, in a whole new workplace, I’m still waiting for the day when things will go wrong.
  23. ask a boss
    ‘I’m Worried My Boss Will Flip Out When I Quit’Keep in mind that once you’re on your way out, you have a lot more power.
  24. overloaded
    Wellness Doesn’t Belong To White WomenA disturbing culture of anti-Blackness is thriving in an industry that continues to peddle a message of care, community, and light.
  25. how i get it done
    How the Publisher of Simon & Schuster Gets It DoneDana Canedy is one of the most powerful women in publishing.
  26. code switching
    How I Learned to Small Talk With White PeopleI knew my career depended on connecting with people unlike me. Now I want to challenge them, too.
  27. overloaded
    The True Cost of Being a Black TeacherEven at a school that yearns for racial equity, I constantly feel like this profession is a path to nowhere.
  28. overloaded
    When Becky Yells at YouAn excerpt from Shayla Lawson’s new book, This Is Major, about working alongside a white woman with a massive inferiority complex.
  29. work life balance
    Yes, the Already-Endless Workday Is Now Even LongerAccording to a new study, people are working longer hours and going to more meetings.
  30. ask a boss
    ‘I Deeply Dislike My Try-Hard Co-Worker’Your frustrations are not misplaced, but your response is actually hurting you.
  31. ask a boss
    How to Write a Cover Letter That Will Get You a JobI’ve read thousands of cover letters in my career. Here are all the elements of an actually good one.
  32. write it
    What Drives Me to Write?I’ve been thinking more about how and why I want to express the things that feel so urgent.
  33. ask a boss
    ‘Should I Give Up on My Dysfunctional Workplace?’It’ll be hard to convince your bosses to fix your work culture. That’s because they’re the ones who need to change.
  34. write it
    Writing Probably Won’t Pay the BillsSix professional writers talk finances.
  35. write it
    To Be a Writer I Have to Write Every DayIt’s not true for everyone, but it is true for me.
  36. how i get it done
    How America’s Leading Aerosol Expert Gets It DoneDr. Linsey Marr’s research on viral transmission has never been more urgent.
  37. reopening
    ‘It’s Kind of Like You’re in an Alternate Reality’A Disney World attractions manager on trying to stay safe — and keep the “magic” alive — from behind a mask and face shield.
  38. ask a boss
    Is It Okay to Lie Just a Little Bit on My Résumé?This is a terrible idea, and could easily torpedo a job offer.
  39. how i get it done
    How I Get It Done: Cultural Critic Rebecca Carroll“We can talk about dismantling systemic racism, but the main thing that we have to do is dismantle the way people are thinking.”
  40. power
    Working Mom Says She Was Fired for Being a Mom While WorkingA San Diego woman says she was fired after a supervisor complained that her children were too noisy during work calls.
  41. ask a boss
    ‘My Stressful Job Is Giving Me Panic Attacks, But I Feel Guilty Leaving’If you wait for an easy time to go, you could be waiting years.
  42. how i get it done
    How I Get It Done: Writer and Activist Raquel Willis“I want to be someone holding the door open for the next person that comes through.”
  43. work!
    How We Told the Story of HamiltonA guide to Vulture’s nonstop coverage of a Broadway cannonball that was never just a musical.
  44. work
    5 Vulnerable Workers on the Anxiety of Returning to the Office“They basically have the power of life or death over me right now.”
  45. ask a boss
    ‘My Manager’s Venting Is Stressing Me Out’He is asking for emotional labor from you that he doesn’t have the right to expect.
  46. what i learned
    My Mom Just Blah Blah Blah’s All DayTen children on what their parents do for work.
  47. ask a boss
    ‘My Boss Knows I’m Trying to Leave and Won’t Stop Asking About It’He didn’t need to know you were job searching at all!
  48. how i get it done
    How I Get It Done: Representative Ilhan Omar“I believe if you want to make change, we have to be as bold as we can.”
  49. ask a boss
    ‘My Boss Won’t Give Me Any Direction’You’re stuck guessing, and then you’re both frustrated when your guess turns out to be wrong.
  50. power
    Audrey Gelman Is Stepping Down As CEO of The WingIn an email to staff, Gelman called her decision “the best way to bring The Wing along into a long overdue era of change.”
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