Work

How Common Are Workplace Murders in America?
August 26, 2015

The killing of two TV journalists in Virginia was rare in several ways.

Freezing Offices Are Just the Beginning of Sexist Workplace Norms
August 10, 2015

Some norms can't be solved with a Snuggie—like unequal professional dress codes.

I Had the “Least Meaningful Job in America”—and I Loved It
July 23, 2015

Working as a parking lot attendant helped me become a better person.

The Debaucherous Secrets of the Goldman Sachs Elevator Are Better Left to Twitter
July 10, 2015

A banker’s lifestyle memoir ignores the frustrations of the modern workplace.

Robots Might Save the Humanities
July 06, 2015

After all, what will we do with our time? How will we live lives of meaningful leisure?

If You Want to See What Revolutionary Workplace Policies Really Look Like, Watch '9 to 5'
May 13, 2015

It's embarassing to fixate on a film that features a sequence with animated rabbits. It's more emabarassing that it's still relevant. 

Wanted: Personal Assistant. Ivy League Degree Required.
April 07, 2015

A distinction needs to be made between the jobs that exploit and the ones that just disappoint.

In Praise of Meaningless Work
March 02, 2015

Mindfulness mantras are the latest tool of corporate control. 

Obama's Immigration Plan Is a Game Changer for Undocumented Construction Workers
December 07, 2014

Latino workers are far more likely to be injured on the job.

“Innocent, Gullible, and Blinded by Illusions”: Balzac on the Misery of Interns in 1841
October 03, 2014

Internships in 1841 were even worse than internships in 2014. 

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