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  1. ask a boss
    ‘Should I Be Exaggerating Enthusiasm in Job Interviews?’If you do, you need to be prepared to keep up the act once you’re on the job.
  2. how i get it done
    The Prison Abolitionist Redefining What It Means to WinWhen not visiting clients in jail or advocating for them in court, Rhiannon Hamam also co-hosts a podcast about “how much the Supreme Court sucks.”
  3. ask a boss
    ‘My Co-worker Hijacks Our Meetings With Endless Questions’It’s hard to tell someone to talk less, especially in a spur-of-the-moment conversation that you aren’t prepared for.
  4. how i get it done
    Meena Harris Would Like to (Politely) Remind You That She Is ‘Not Kamala’She is a CEO, entrepreneur, children’s book author, lawyer, and mother. Here’s how she gets it done.
  5. ask a boss
    My Boss’s Stress Is Affecting Everyone Around HerSometimes people genuinely don’t realize how they’re coming across in situations like this.
  6. how i get it done
    How TV Personality Bevy Smith Gets It DoneOn painting in the bathtub, avoiding burnout, and not fearing the word “no.”
  7. work
    All the Jobs Lost Last Month Reportedly Belonged to WomenAccording to a new analysis, 140,000 jobs were lost in December 2020 — all of them held by women.
  8. ask a boss
    ‘Should I Disclose My Depression to My Employer?’We’re talking here about the professional world as it actually is, not the one I wish we lived in.
  9. how i get it done
    How Author Jacqueline Woodson Gets It DoneThe MacArthur fellow on morning podcasts, afternoon writing time, and evening dinner-table talk.
  10. how i get it done
    How I Get It Done: Bridgerton Producer Betsy Beers“The great thing about people is that they love to share their knowledge. They love to tell you what they know.”
  11. how i get it done
    How a Nap Guru Gets It DoneCommunity activist Tricia Hersey sees rest as resistance and reparation.
  12. how i get it done
    How A Vaccine Whisperer Gets It DoneAs the founder of the Vaccine Confidence Project, a nonprofit monitoring and addressing public trust in vaccines, Heidi Larson has never been busier.
  13. ask a boss
    35 Gifts for Every Type of EmployeeWhen you’re the boss giving gifts to your team, you can find thoughtful things for each person without playing favorites.
  14. how i get it done
    How Elmhurst Hospital’s Chief Medical Officer Gets It DoneAt 82 years old, Dr. Jasmin Moshirpur is high-risk should she contract COVID. But she shows up to work every day, supporting her staff and patients.
  15. sexual harassment
    ‘I’ll Take Your Mask Off and Stick My Tongue Down Your Throat’Sexual harassment has long plagued the restaurant industry. Amid the pandemic, workers say it’s gotten even worse.
  16. acquiescence
    Turns Out It’s Pretty Good: DesksI used to work exclusively in bed, but times change.
  17. ask a boss
    ‘Should I Give My Boss a Holiday Gift?’All your questions about holiday gift-giving at work, answered.
  18. how i get it done
    How Debbie Allen Gets It Done“I want my students to command their beauty, their time, their space, and just be who they are destined to be.”
  19. ask a boss
    ‘My Boss Keeps Inviting Herself Over to My House’Even during non-pandemic times, this would be highly inappropriate — she is abusing her power by trying to force herself on people socially.
  20. how i get it done
    How Instagram’s Favorite Teen Comedian Gets It DoneTalking to pandemic breakout star Elsa Majimbo about self-confidence, embracing the awkward, and newfound internet fame.
  21. ask a boss
    ‘My Boss Expects People to Work While They’re on Vacation’There can be real power in numbers, so if you can, get your co-workers on board with a strategy.
  22. how i get it done
    How Vice News Correspondent Paola Ramos Gets It DoneOn Latinx identity, her new book, imposter syndrome, and the importance of calling your parents.
  23. ask a boss
    ‘Is My Job the Problem, or Is it Me?’Your organization is making it so much harder on you than it needs to be.
  24. how i get it done
    How a Model Turned Muay-Thai Fighter Gets It DoneTalking to Mia Kang about Zoom photo shoots, blocking trolls, and self-soothing with skin care.
  25. ask a boss
    ‘How Can I Get Feedback After Being Rejected for a Job?’Be sure your request makes it clear that you understand you’re asking for a favor.
  26. how i get it done
    How Leading Civil-Rights Attorney Vanita Gupta Gets It Done“Voting isn’t enough to make change, but everything can be changed if you vote.”
  27. ask a boss
    ‘My Boss Is Awful. Is It Worth Going to HR?’They can make suggestions, but it’s often up to individual managers to decide what to do with that input.
  28. how i get it done
    How a MacArthur ‘Genius’ Scientist Gets It DonePolina V. Lishko’s work could change the future of birth control.
  29. ask a boss
    ‘My Boss Never Praises My Work’The fact that you’re not getting any positive feedback at all (while others do), and even after explicitly asking for it, alarms me.
  30. how i get it done
    How a Death Doula Gets It DoneAlua Arthur is a leader in the field of death work, and has guided thousands of people and their loved ones through the end-of-life process.
  31. ask a boss
    ‘My Co-worker Berates Me All Day Long’Sometimes just knowing that someone’s problematic behavior is about them, not you, can make it easier to deal with.
  32. how i get it done
    How I Get It Done: Architectural Digest Editor-in-Chief Amy AstleyOn making a magazine remotely, WFH interruptions, and giving readers a “big wow.”
  33. ask a boss
    ‘How Do I Draw the Line on Political Conversations at Work?’Burying our heads in the sand isn’t the answer, but people need boundaries too.
  34. how i get it done
    How I Get It Done: Phara Souffrant ForrestTalking to the New York State assembly candidate about campaigning while working as a nurse amid the pandemic.
  35. 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.
  36. 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.
  37. 25 famous women on
    How to Negotiate A Salary, According to 25 Famous WomenAdvice from Michelle Obama, Meryl Streep, Ellen Pompeo, and more.
  38. ask a boss
    ‘My Boss Wants Us On Zoom All Day Long’Decent bosses know that monitoring isn’t the same as managing.
  39. 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.
  40. 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
  41. 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.”
  42. beginnings
    25 Famous Women on Their Career MilestonesAlexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, and more discuss a single moment of success.
  43. 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.
  44. 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.”
  45. 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.)
  46. 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.
  47. 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.
  48. piece of work
    25 Ideas for Next Time You Need a ‘Fun Fact’We could all use a little help.
  49. 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.
  50. 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.
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