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Make It Work: How To Work From Home Without Losing Your Shit

The elusive dream of all office employees is being able to work from home. “What a privilege and a pleasure it will be!” you tell yourself, envisioning freshly sharpened pencils, crisp…

Megan Reynolds | January 5, 2015 - 12:00 pm

The Soapbox: On The “Confidence Gap” & Women Undermining Other Women

Last week, ABC News reporter Claire Shipman and BBC World News American anchor Katty Kay published an essay in The Atlantic called “The Confidence Gap” about the divide in confidence…

Jessica Wakeman | April 22, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Survey: Millennials Are Most Willing To Move For A Wife’s Job

Some things do change for the better: a new survey found that more than half of millennials questioned said they would move if it benefitted their wife’s career. Compare that…

Jessica Wakeman | April 6, 2014 - 10:00 am

Women Don’t Apply To “Male-Sounding” Job Postings, Whatever That Means

A small study of 260 people found that women are deterred by the language in job postings, particularly when “male-sounding” words are used like “aggressive” and “assertive.” Instead, ladies…

Jessica Wakeman | April 3, 2014 - 5:30 pm

World’s Touchiest Woman Snarls At Any Job Seekers Who Contact Her On LinkedIn

It’s a harsh job climate out there right now, as anyone scrambling to cope with unemployment and underemployment knows. And it’s an especially harsh world out there for anyone who…

Jessica Wakeman | February 26, 2014 - 5:00 pm

Hate Your Job? This App Will Send A Breakup Text To Your Boss

Technology! Ain’t it grand? A new app called Quit Your Job will, yes, quit your job for you and it will do the whole thing via text. Seriously.

Claire Hannum | January 14, 2014 - 2:30 pm

I Have A Love/Hate Relationship With Being A Waitress

This summer, I, like many of my college-attending peers, split my weeks between an internship here at The Frisky and a part-time job. I happen to be waiting tables at…

Mary Odell | July 19, 2013 - 10:00 am

Pooping At Work Is “The Last Office Taboo For Women,” Apparently

Everybody poops.

Deal with it, ladies.

And yes, I mean “ladies.” Because while there are many ways you are discriminated against in the office because of…

Jessica Wakeman | April 29, 2013 - 3:20 pm

Man Quits Job Via Cake

Bosses are never happy to learn they suddenly need to hire and train someone new, so why not ease the bad news with a slice of cake? Baker Chris Holmes…

Jessica Wakeman | April 16, 2013 - 2:40 pm

UPDATE: Black Meteorologist Fired For Responding To Racist Facebook Posts, Including One About Her Hair

UPDATE: HuffPost has a copy of an email sent by KTBS to employees regarding the company’s “guidelines” (as they put it) for using social media — which Lee confirmed she…

Jessica Wakeman | December 12, 2012 - 1:20 pm

Girl Talk: Things I Learned On Unemployment

When I entered the ranks of the unemployed, I was full of optimism. How hard could it really be to get a job? I asked myself. I have a college degree.

Lauren Hunter | September 17, 2012 - 1:00 pm

Girl Talk: I Was The Victim Of An Internet Nanny Scam

About a year ago, the ad agency I worked for let me go and while I looked for another job in advertising, I started babysitting to pay the bills. It…

Lauren Hunter | July 30, 2012 - 12:00 pm
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