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  1. ask a boss
    ‘My Job Offer Was Rescinded — After I’d Given Notice’It sure does seem like your current manager said something that gave them pause.
  2. how i get it done
    The Cancer Survivor Training for the Mission of a LifetimeMost days, Hayley Arceneaux goes to work at St. Jude, where she treats children with leukemia. On September 15, she’s going to space.
  3. 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.
  4. the long haul
    The Stench of Living (and Working) With ParosmiaFor some COVID-19 long-haulers suffering from an altered sense of smell, an average day at the office has become a minefield of unbearable stink.
  5. how i get it done
    Conflict Is Jane Ferguson’s Comfort ZoneThe PBS NewsHour reporter is recently back from Kabul, and talking with the Cut about the risks and rewards of her work.
  6. ask a boss
    ‘My Co-worker Doesn’t Pull His Weight’You shouldn’t have to cajole a peer into doing his part.
  7. how i get it done
    Miss Grass Wants to Make Cannabis More EquitableCo-founder Kate Miller explains how she gets it done, including, yes, a nightly joint.
  8. delta variant
    Does Anyone Want to Hear About Burned-Out Moms Anymore?There’s more pressure than ever to get back to normal, but we’re still here, and we’re not okay.
  9. 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.
  10. how i get it done
    How 60 Minutes+ Correspondent Laurie Segall Gets It DoneOn interviewing QAnon militants, relearning to drive a car, and her “lobster moment.”
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. how i get it done
    Yamiche Alcindor Knows Her Job Is Serious Business“People have been watching Washington Week for 54 years, so I better be really good and know my stuff.”
  14. 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.
  15. how i get it done
    The Luxury Hotel Owner Who’s Willing To Get Her Hands DirtyHow Jayma Cardoso, founder of the Surf Lodge, gets it done.
  16. ask a boss
    10 Impressive Questions to Ask in a Job InterviewTo show employers you’re exceptional, and find out if it’s the right job for you.
  17. how i get it done
    Emily Oster Thinks of Herself As an Expert on Data in Parenting, Not ParentingHow the economist, writer, and face of school reopening is getting it done during the pandemic.
  18. ask a boss
    ‘I’m Worried Going Back to the Office Will Mean More Work’And more concerns about the transition to working in person.
  19. how i get it done
    You Can Be Shy and Still Be a CEOTake it from Shilla Kim-Parker of online vintage marketplace Thrilling.
  20. ask a boss
    ‘Should I Warn My Work Friend That She’s Going to Get Herself Fired?’It would be a kindness to try, but don’t expect to spark a transformation.
  21. how i get it done
    Lauren Bonner on Life After Her Me Too Lawsuit“After going through that, what’s the worst that can happen? Someone doesn’t want to invest in the thing I think they should invest in? Okay!”
  22. ask a boss
    ‘I Had a Great Job Interview — Why Haven’t I Heard Back?’It’s really impossible to tell from the outside what might be going on.
  23. how i get it done
    How Cosmologist Janna Levin Makes Space for Big IdeasWhen she’s not teaching, writing, running the Science Studios at the Pioneer Works cultural center and captaining her digital magazine, The Broadcast.
  24. work
    How to Gracefully Decline a Job OfferIt’s completely okay for you to reject an employer.
  25. how i get it done
    How the Former Chief of Staff to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Gets It DoneCatherine St-Laurent on investing in women, the power of Post-it notes, and unwinding with mezcal.
  26. ask a boss
    Going Back to Work With Blue Hair, a Rescinded WFH Promise …And other return-to-the-office questions.
  27. how i get it done
    How Olympic Gold Medalist Natasha Hastings Trained During Pregnancy“I didn’t enjoy pregnancy. Part of the reason is that I hid it for about six months because I didn’t know how my sponsors would react.”
  28. minding our business
    How I Made Over 1 Million Sales on EtsyFor jewelry designer Kate Kim, great customer service is the key to success.
  29. ask a boss
    ‘Am I the Only One Who Hates Working From Home?’Lots of people feel like you do and can’t stand it.
  30. how i get it done
    How This Green New Deal Architect Gets It DoneRhiana Gunn-Wright on choosing to have children during a climate crisis, being a Black Rhodes scholar at Oxford, and more.
  31. ask a boss
    ‘I’m Afraid I’m Terrible at My New Job’A lot of jobs take around six months to even start feeling comfortable. And that’s just feeling comfortable, not mastering the role.
  32. how i get it done
    Rebecca Minkoff Wrote Her New Book in the BathroomIt “has double doors that the kids can’t kick through.”
  33. ask a boss
    How Is Returning to the Office Supposed to Work, Exactly?Responding to readers who dread going back, including reuniting with problematic co-workers and having to wear a bra every day.
  34. how i get it done
    How Dascha Polanco Gets It DoneThe In the Heights star talks therapy, nutrition, and not identifying as a mother.
  35. ask a boss
    ‘I’m Scared I’ll Never Be Qualified for a Promotion’Talk to your manager! Part of retaining good people is giving them opportunities to develop their skills.
  36. how i get it done
    For the McBride Sisters, Wine Isn’t Just a BusinessIt’s a sibling ritual.
  37. 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.
  38. how i got this business
    The Photographer Who Opened a Store to Serve the CommunityHow (and why!) Dominick Lewis opened Photodom during a pandemic.
  39. reckoning with a reckoning
    Inside the Booming Diversity-Equity-and-Inclusion Industrial ComplexWhat are companies desperate for diversity consultants actually buying?
  40. 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.
  41. ask a boss
    ‘I Got a Terrible Review on Glassdoor, and I’m Spiraling’The reality is, when you’re a manager, not everyone will like working for you.
  42. minding our business
    ‘What I Learned From Seeing My Business Fail’Three successful entrepreneurs on the wisdom they gained from setbacks.
  43. 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.
  44. how i got this business
    “For Me, It Was Like Extreme Business School”How Bridget Connelly launched the hard-kombucha brand of her dreams.
  45. how i get it done
    Morgan Jerkins Managed to Put Out Two Books During the PandemicThe best-selling author on ambition, self-confidence, and napping.
  46. 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.
  47. 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.
  48. how i got this business
    This Fashion Brand Took Off During the PandemicHow Sheena Sood turned her side hustle into a business.
  49. minding our business
    Survival Secrets From Small-Business OwnersSix women share the advice no one gave them when they were starting out.
  50. 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.
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