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  1. ask a boss
    ‘How Soon Is Too Soon to Leave a Stopgap Job?’If your concern is that you don’t want to look like a job hopper, a single short-term stay isn’t going to be a problem.
  2. ask a boss
    ‘My Co-worker Doesn’t Pull His Weight’You shouldn’t have to cajole a peer into doing his part.
  3. ask a boss
    ‘My Boss Doesn’t Want Me to Go Back to the Office’This is pretty clearly about her agenda more than it’s about concern for you.
  4. work
    What Happens When All Your Co-workers Quit?As a record number of Americans leave their jobs, those who can’t are working themselves sick.
  5. ask a boss
    ‘My Company Isn’t Enforcing Its Vaccine Mandate’And more return-to-office concerns, including an employee whose boss may no longer trust them to WFH.
  6. ask a boss
    ‘I Don’t Want to Be Like a Family With My Co-Workers’This expectation isn’t healthy or reasonable, but it’s also not uncommon.
  7. minding our business
    How I Made Over 1 Million Sales on EtsyFor jewelry designer Kate Kim, great customer service is the key to success.
  8. career
    When Your Business Is 100 Years Older Than YouMei Lum is the fifth-generation owner of Wing On Wo & Co., the oldest store in Chinatown.
  9. how i got this business
    The Photographer Who Opened a Store to Serve the CommunityHow (and why!) Dominick Lewis opened Photodom during a pandemic.
  10. how i got this business
    How Whitney Blaylock Opened a Women’s-Only Gym in Three MonthsShe spoke with the Cut about launching a new business at lightning speed.
  11. minding our business
    ‘What I Learned From Seeing My Business Fail’Three successful entrepreneurs on the wisdom they gained from setbacks.
  12. how i got this business
    Meet the Former Google Employees Making Skin Care for Women of ColorMarie Kouadio Amouzame and Alice Lin Glover on their company Eadem.
  13. how i got this business
    “For Me, It Was Like Extreme Business School”How Bridget Connelly launched the hard-kombucha brand of her dreams.
  14. women in the workforce
    What It Takes to Make It in the Food IndustryTen women who run their own restaurants, bakeries, and catering businesses on finding success in a notoriously precarious industry.
  15. how i got this business
    How Lisa Li Brought Shangri-La to New York CityWith her whole-flower tea business and wellness brand, The Qi.
  16. how i got this business
    This Fashion Brand Took Off During the PandemicHow Sheena Sood turned her side hustle into a business.
  17. minding our business
    Survival Secrets From Small-Business OwnersSix women share the advice no one gave them when they were starting out.
  18. how i got this business
    The Plant Doctor Whose Hobby Grew Into a Main GigHow Maryah Greene’s Greene Piece became a full-blown business.
  19. science of us
    The Clock-Out CureFor those who can afford it, quitting has become the ultimate form of self-care.
  20. ask a boss
    ‘I Want to Keep Working Remotely Forever’You might not get a “yes,” but there’s nothing outrageous about asking.
  21. ask a boss
    ‘Am I a “Job Hopper,” and Is That Bad?’For most people in most fields, a pattern of moving from company to company every year or two will raise questions.
  22. ask a boss
    ‘I Feel No Ambition Whatsoever at Work’It’s both normal and okay not to feel any special passion for your job.
  23. second acts
    The Moment I Realized My Second Act Could WorkNasim Alikhani opened her first restaurant to rave reviews at the age of 59.
  24. all work no pay
    I Really Can’t ComplainBut if I could …
  25. all work no pay
    A Common Theme for Black WomenUnemployment has been our disproportionate reality since long before the pandemic.
  26. all work no pay
    Making It WorkFour women who work at Winnie, an online marketplace for child care, walk us through how they’re balancing their own work and child-care needs.
  27. all work no pay
    Who Are We Without Our Jobs?A job doesn’t need to be a passion to give you a sense of purpose. What happens when it’s gone?
  28. all work no pay
    How My Queer Marriage Got Less StraightThe pandemic forced my wife and I to take a long, hard look at each other’s work.
  29. 25 famous women on
    How to Negotiate A Salary, According to 25 Famous WomenAdvice from Michelle Obama, Meryl Streep, Ellen Pompeo, and more.
  30. 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.
  31. overloaded
    Beyond BurnoutFive Black women on working yourself sick.
  32. overloaded
    I’m the Only Doctor in My ER Who Stands Up to the CopsEmergency rooms are stressful even without the threat of brutality.
  33. 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.
  34. 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.
  35. 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.
  36. 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.
  37. 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.
  38. 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.
  39. 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.
  40. write it
    To Be a Writer I Have to Write Every DayIt’s not true for everyone, but it is true for me.
  41. 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.
  42. work
    How I Get It Done: Great British Baking Show Alum Nadiya HussainThe rising culinary star on cooking shortcuts, stress baking, and her new Netflix show.
  43. ambition
    How to Know When You Should Turn Down a PromotionDenise Pickett says, “part of being ambitious is taking risks … [not] just saying yes.”
  44. how i get it done
    How 4 Women Trailblazers in TV and Film Get It DoneThe best quotes from our “How I Get It Done” panel at Sundance.
  45. self
    What Is Imposter Syndrome, Anyway?An executive coach tells us how to conquer it.
  46. follow me
    ‘We Built a House With Our Influencer Money’He was a carpet cleaner. She was a dental assistant. Now this influencer couple has millions of followers and a mansion in Bali.
  47. follow me
    Do You Have What It Takes to Be ‘Scouted’ on Instagram?An influencer agent explains what she looks for.
  48. follow me
    How I Get It Done: Kahlana Barfield Brown Knows How to Dress for InstagramThe influencer and fashion expert on quitting her day job to focus on her own brand.
  49. follow me
    The Couple That Fakes Their Own Paparazzi Photos“We started it as sort of a joke. But now it is getting serious.”
  50. follow me
    What Is My Personal Brand?I worked with a personal branding consultant to find out.
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