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  1. politics
    What Would a General Strike Even Look Like?Activists have started calling for one as working conditions become more dire.
  2. ask a boss
    How the Hell Are We Supposed to Work Now?I’m hearing from people who are concerned about all the ways coronavirus and social distancing will impact their jobs.
  3. coronavirus
    13 Parents on Navigating Child Care Right Now“I lock myself in the bathroom to answer work emails.”
  4. ask a boss
    ‘My Manager Expects Me to Babysit Her Rambunctious Kid at Work’She’s abusing her power, whether she intends to or not. You weren’t hired for this.
  5. how i get it done
    How I Get It Done: Shania Twain“It’s busy to be Shania.”
  6. ask a boss
    Job Interview Tips: How to Survive 10 Awkward SituationsWhat should you say when you don’t know the answer to a question? How do you explain you were fired?
  7. how i get it done
    How I Get It Done: Face the Nation Host Margaret BrennanTalking to the Sunday morning talk-show host about the pressure of interviewing top government officials on live TV.
  8. ask a boss
    ‘My Boss Keeps Trying to Hang Out With Me’Few people want to receive critical feedback on their work from the person they had drinks with last night.
  9. how i get it done
    How I Get It Done: Parul Sehgal, Book CriticThe New York Times critic is known for her clear-eyed, razor sharp reviews, such as her recent dissection of the controversial novel American Dirt.
  10. piece of work
    22 Ideas for Next Time You Need a ‘Fun Fact’We could all use a little help.
  11. ask a boss
    How to Write a Perfect Resignation LetterTo leave on good terms, you should have a face-to-face conversation first.
  12. how i get it done
    How a Fierce Legal Advocate for Abortion Rights Gets It DoneNancy Northup is the president of the Center for Reproductive Rights, which will argue a case before the Supreme Court next month.
  13. ask a boss
    ‘How Can I Stop Being So Nervous in Job Interviews?’Often you can change that dynamic in your head by deciding that you’re there to interview them.
  14. how i get it done
    The Women Who Want to Change the Way You Dress for WorkHow the M.M. LaFleur co-founders get it done.
  15. ask a boss
    How to Make a Résumé Interviewers Actually Want to ReadHiring managers spend about 20 seconds scanning a résumé. Here’s how to get their attention.
  16. how i get it done
    How a Flight-Attendant Union Leader Gets It DoneSara Nelson is the woman credited with helping to end last year’s government shutdown.
  17. ask a boss
    ‘Apparently, I Am the Smelly Co-worker’You shower daily, wear deodorant, and keep your laundry clean. The more you can see this as a weird thing rather than a personal failing, the better.
  18. how i get it done
    How I Get It Done: Who What Wear Co-founder Hillary Kerr“My brain is always ‘on’ to some degree, because you don’t know where the next idea is going to come from.”
  19. ask a boss
    ‘I’m Stuck in Endless Interviews With a Company That Can’t Make Up Its Mind’They’re showing you that these managers have an inability to make decisions, disregard people’s time, and perhaps a worrisome comfort with chaos.
  20. how i get it done
    How I Get It Done: R&B Star Macy Gray“You can plan to death, but life does what it wants. You just deal with it.”
  21. tempting fate
    I Want This Apologetic Possum to Destroy My LifeGo ahead and upend my week, adorable marsupial.
  22. how i get it done
    How Cheer’s Superstar Coach Monica Gets It DoneThe champion cheerleading coach on pushing athletes to perform at their best, and balancing ambition with serious safety risks.
  23. ask a boss
    ‘My Employee Has an Attitude Problem’If you haven’t been crystal clear in the past about what needs to change and how critical the problem is, make sure it’s unmistakable now.
  24. 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.
  25. how i get it done
    How I Get It Done: InStyle Editor-in-Chief Laura BrownOn taking multiple showers a day, meditating in Ubers, and eating dinner at 5:30 p.m.
  26. ask a boss
    ‘My Rich Boss Won’t Pay Me Back for Lunch’Let him know he owes you money, and assume that if he’s not a monster, that will take care of it.
  27. how i get it done
    How a Celebrity Fitness Guru Gets It DoneTaryn Toomey, CEO of The Class, on breath work, her daily uniform, and dealing with self-loathing.
  28. how i get it done
    How I Get It Done: Stitch Fix CEO Katrina LakeThe entrepreneur on changing career paths, cold calling, and her once-a-week date night.
  29. how i get it done
    How a Celebrity Wedding Planner Gets It DoneJung Lee has designed glamorous events for everyone from Katy Perry to Ronan Farrow.
  30. ask a boss
    How to Survive the Office Holiday PartyFirst of all, do you really have to go?
  31. how i get it done
    How a Cult-Favorite Architect Gets It DoneKnown for her glamorous townhouse renovations, Elizabeth Roberts has been credited with redefining luxurious New York City living.
  32. self
    What Is Imposter Syndrome, Anyway?An executive coach tells us how to conquer it.
  33. ask a boss
    ‘Do I Have to Get Gifts for My Co-workers?’All your questions about holiday gift-giving at work, answered.
  34. how i get it done
    How Etsy’s Trend Expert Gets It DoneDayna Isom Johnson has made a career out of identifying emerging trends.
  35. 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.
  36. how i get it done
    How I Get It Done: Artist Mickalene Thomas“To choose to create art is definitely a courageous act. It’s not easy, ever, by any means.”
  37. ask a boss
    ‘My Boss Keeps Blowing Off Our Meetings!’What’s important is that you get what you need, not that you never get bumped.
  38. how i get it done
    How an Award-Winning Documentary Filmmaker Gets It DoneDirector Lynn Novick on ambition, self-doubt, and the joys of collaboration.
  39. photography
    A Joyful Testament to Middle AgeElinor Carucci photographs her teenagers, her uterus, and her naked self.
  40. terrible bosses
    ‘My Boss’s Incompetence Fills Me With Rage!’How to avoid freaking out and getting fired.
  41. terrible bosses
    Why Do We Lionize Bad Bosses?In this climate of reassessment, what of the legendarily awful boss?
  42. terrible bosses
    ‘My Boss and His Girlfriend Bullied Me!’It’s really common for companies with drinking-heavy cultures to have dysfunction like this.
  43. terrible bosses
    ‘My Boss Texts Pictures of Strippers to My Co-workers’What to do when your boss is treating the office like a frat house.
  44. terrible bosses
    Harvey Weinstein and Hollywood Bosses From HellThe mogul was notorious well before the sexual abuse scandal.
  45. terrible bosses
    ‘My Evangelical Boss Tried to Convert Me!’The power dynamics can make you feel trapped.
  46. terrible bosses
    What Makes Some People Such Bad Bosses?We, the employed, are impossible to satisfy.
  47. terrible bosses
    ‘My Boss Is Always Making Racist Jokes!’One of the problems with working for start-ups is that they often don’t have HR.
  48. how i get it done
    How I Get It Done: Designer Ulla Johnson“I’m not somebody who does a lot of sitting. I’m much more productive when I’m standing.”
  49. follow me
    Do You Have What It Takes to Be ‘Scouted’ on Instagram?An influencer agent explains what she looks for.
  50. follow me
    What Is My Personal Brand?I worked with a personal branding consultant to find out.
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