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The Gig Economy Blurs the Line Between Work and Fun for Freelancers

When coworking spaces offer night-time social events and other freelancers invite you to “laptop pedicures,” it’s hard to know where the work ends and the socializing begins.
Melissa Kravitz
2 days ago
Work

How to Not Be Replaced by a Robot at Work

What the future of work looks like and how you can protect your career.
Anne Gaviola
12.13.18
Work

Doctors Who Are Mothers Talk About Workplace Discrimination

The stress of being treated differently than their colleagues doesn’t just hurt them—it hurts patient care.
Anita Hamilton
12.12.18
Side Gigs

I'm a Therapist Who Walks Dogs to Stay Sane and in the Black

After seven or eight hours of listening to people talk about life’s complexities, the simplicity of being with dogs is a relief.
Francesca Sternfeld
12.6.18
Invisible Jobs

What It’s Like to Be a Woman Working in Construction

Solid union wages are a big draw—and a great equalizer—but being the only woman on a 500-person crew comes with its own set of challenges.
Anita Hamilton
12.4.18
Work

A Survival Guide for Avoiding Awkward Workplace Gifting Drama

We asked a manager and a gifting expert for advice on how to steer clear of an embarrassing office gifting faux-pas during the holidays.
Melissa Kravitz
11.26.18
Work

Introverts Are Better at Sizing People Up Than the Rest of Us

In a new book, Karen Wickre explains how introverts are more attuned to the steady thrum of needs, desires, secrets, and worries of others—and how that gives them an edge at work.
Karen Wickre
11.20.18
Work

I Doubled My Public School Teacher’s Salary in 10 Years

To finally be compensated not just in warm fuzzies but in an actual denomination that pays the bills is incredible.
She Picks Up Pennies
11.15.18
Invisible Jobs

A Day in the Life of a Home Health Aide Earning $13 an Hour

Home care workers take care of our most vulnerable populations for rock-bottom pay in a high-turnover job that is both tough and rewarding.
Rick Paulas
11.1.18
Work

How to Respond to Your Ignorant Coworker’s Microaggressions

Unintentional biases wear away at your self esteem. Here are some strategies for curtailing unwelcome and discriminatory comments from coworkers—whether they are directed at you or someone else.
Ivory King
10.30.18
Work

10 Great Jobs You Can Do From Anywhere

These jobs provide the cash and flexibility needed to live life as a digital nomad.
Evie Carrick
10.25.18
Work

I'm Not Hiring You Because You Don't Really Want the Job

Eagerness to get hired isn’t the same thing as enthusiasm for doing the work.
Anita Hamilton
10.23.18
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