grown up jobs
Interviews are a two-way street, and paying attention as you go through the process can show you a lot about what working there might really be like.
employment
I have to admit that The Man was kind of good for me, career-wise. The Man gave me benefits, put me up in nice hotels, and didn’t require hourly billing.
employment
Not to get too shrill -- in case you are near dogs -- but telling me I’m more likely to get a raise if I ask super-sweetly doesn’t seem that far off from telling me to suck on my finger and be all “Pweese?” to the head of HR.
in

Dec 21, 2012 at 4:00pm | 62 comments

race
Could the ethnic name bestowed on you by your parents hurt your career?
in

Nov 26, 2012 at 12:30pm | 305 comments

startups
If you want my investment capital, show me something other than white dudes.
sex
In the age of the Internet, especially, when everything may be recorded and nothing is forgotten, I think it’s time that we, as a society, broaden the spectrum of who constitutes a good employee.
in

Oct 9, 2012 at 4:30pm | 55 comments

employment
Are you having trouble succeeding in your career? A New York state senator thinks it’s probably because you lack “elegance” when climbing stairs.
in

Jul 5, 2012 at 4:00pm | 61 comments

dude seriously?
You may know Jack Welch as the former CEO of General Electric. I know him as a giant douchebag.
employment
You can’t talk about wage gaps without talking about the racialisation of these gaps.