You’re Not the Mean Lady at Work

Go ahead and assert boundaries with unvaccinated colleagues, impertinent clients and, yes, even Mom.

#careers-and-professions, #coronavirus-risks-and-safety-concerns, #work-life-balance, #workplace-environment, #your-feed-selfcare

You Don’t Need to Like Those Vacation Pics

In fact, your boss needs some guidance on the downside to oversharing.

#careers-and-professions, #content-type-service, #work-life-balance, #workplace-environment, #your-feed-selfcare

Start-Up Boom in the Pandemic Is Growing Stronger

After waning for decades, applications to start businesses surged last year. If the rebound proves durable, it could provide a more resilient economy.

#careers-and-professions, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #entrepreneurship, #family-business, #labor-and-jobs, #small-business, #start-ups, #united-states-economy

Workers, in Demand, Have a New Demand of Their Own: A Career Path

More low-wage employees want opportunities to grow. Big companies are making more promises to help them.

#bank-of-america-corporation, #black-people, #careers-and-professions, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #hiring-and-promotion, #hispanic-americans, #labor-and-jobs, #merit-america, #npower, #per-scholas-inc, #vocational-training, #wages-and-salaries, #year-up

People Who Changed Their Lives Are Focus of New Times Series

Stories about people trying something different in their lives have always inspired me. Now, the Times series It’s Never Too Late offers readers more examples.

#appointments-and-executive-changes, #boise-idaho, #books-and-literature, #cameron-julia, #careers-and-professions, #content-type-service, #idaho, #mongolia, #national-football-league, #new-york-times, #paris-france, #rivers-keith-1986, #rousseau-henri, #the-artists-way-book, #tisch-school-of-the-arts, #writing-and-writers

Biden’s Climate Plans Are Stunted After Dejected Experts Fled Trump

Hundreds of scientists and policy experts left the government during the Trump administration. The jobs remain unfilled six months into President Biden’s term.

#agriculture-department, #appointments-and-executive-changes, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #careers-and-professions, #environment, #environmental-protection-agency, #global-warming, #greenhouse-gas-emissions, #interior-department, #research, #schoonover-rod, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

Investment Banking Becomes Less Popular With Young Professionals

As young professionals re-examine their work-life balance, investment banking is becoming a less popular choice despite the money.

#banking-and-financial-institutions, #careers-and-professions, #generation-z, #hiring-and-promotion, #work-life-balance, #workplace-environment

For Some People, Working From Home Sped Up Their Decision to Retire

Those near the top of the income ladder said it had given them a different perspective on work. As one financial manager put it, “They’re getting a flavor of what retirement will look like.”

#careers-and-professions, #content-type-service, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #personal-finances, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #telecommuting

A Storm at ESPN Over Rachel Nichols Comments on Maria Taylor

In comments still rippling through the network, the reporter Rachel Nichols, who is white, said Maria Taylor, who is Black, earned the job to host 2020 N.B.A. finals coverage because ESPN was “feeling pressure” on diversity.

#athletics-and-sports, #basketball, #black-people, #careers-and-professions, #espn, #hiring-and-promotion, #internal-storyline-no, #nichols-rachel, #pitaro-james-a, #race-and-ethnicity, #rose-jalen, #taylor-maria, #television, #video-recordings-downloads-and-streaming, #wojnarowski-adrian, #women-and-girls, #workplace-hazards-and-violations

Being ‘Always On’ Has Reached Its Limits. For Parents, It’s Time to Reset.

What crisis-acquired habits should working parents break? Daisy Dowling author of “Workparent” weighs in.

#careers-and-professions, #parenting, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #work-life-balance

George Clooney’s New Cause: A Public High School in Los Angeles

The actor and other stars will start a school to train teenagers for jobs in Hollywood, the latest in a series of entertainment industry donations to city schools.

#black-people, #careers-and-professions, #clooney-george, #creative-artists-agency, #darling-hammond-linda, #education-k-12, #kaling-mindy, #longoria-eva, #los-angeles-calif, #magnet-schools, #nicole-avant, #philanthropy, #washington-kerry

‘I Quit My Job’ Is a Signal of Economic Recovery

With new opportunities and a different perspective as the pandemic eases, workers are choosing to leave their jobs in record numbers.

#careers-and-professions, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #hiring-and-promotion, #labor-and-jobs, #labor-department-us, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #telecommuting, #unemployment, #united-states-economy, #wages-and-salaries, #work-life-balance

Why More American Women are Delaying Motherhood in their 20s

The birthrate is falling for American women in their 20s, especially in places where the local economy is booming.

#birth-rates, #careers-and-professions, #families-and-family-life, #hispanic-americans, #population, #states-us, #women-and-girls

To Fill Millions of Open Jobs, Many Workers Need More Than Skills

Helping people land good jobs with career paths takes more than skills training, labor experts say. Coaching, mentoring and other assistance are also needed.

#careers-and-professions, #coaches-and-managers, #goodwill-industries, #google-inc, #hiring-and-promotion, #labor-and-jobs, #markle-foundation, #microsoft-corp, #per-scholas-inc, #unemployment, #united-states-economy, #vocational-training

Sometimes the Grass Really Is Greener at Another Job

A list of pros and cons works in most situations, but there are no pros to telling your boss about your co-worker’s old D.U.I.

#careers-and-professions, #work-life-balance, #workplace-environment, #your-feed-selfcare

Look, Just Keep Filling the Chocolate Dish

A reminder to mind your own business and know your worth.

#careers-and-professions, #content-type-service, #work-life-balance, #workplace-environment, #your-feed-selfcare

How 3 Women Made Career Changes in Midlife

Have your career goals withered after 16 months of pandemic-life? Three women share their stories of later-in-life career success.

#age-chronological, #careers-and-professions

The Dead Moose in the Office Next Door

Sometimes you do have to draw boundaries, and sometimes you have to learn to live with other people’s predilections.

#careers-and-professions, #work-life-balance, #workplace-environment, #your-feed-selfcare

How to Get Back Into the Job Market

Many job seekers don’t know where to look after the year we’ve just had. If you count yourself among this crowd, here’s how to get back into the market, even if you’re feeling rusty.

#careers-and-professions, #content-type-service, #hiring-and-promotion, #labor-and-jobs, #quarantine-life-and-culture

I Have Read Thousands of Résumés and I Have Some Advice

The history of this strange document can tell job-seekers what works and what doesn’t.

#careers-and-professions, #classified-advertising, #da-vinci-leonardo, #english-language, #hiring-and-promotion, #labor-and-jobs

Email, a Modern Expression of Passive Aggression

One option that is always available: embrace the petty.

#careers-and-professions, #work-life-balance, #workplace-environment, #your-feed-selfcare

The Traveling Work Diary of a Master Distiller

Marianne Eaves has traded the distillery life for travels with her partner’s circus, connecting to clients in the spirits business from all over the globe.

#alcoholic-beverages, #bourbon-whiskey, #brown-forman-corp, #careers-and-professions, #content-type-personal-profile, #eaves-marianne-1986, #whiskey

Job Training That’s Free Until You’re Hired Is a Blueprint for Biden

Social Finance, a nonprofit, is spreading a model in which training programs get paid if students get hired, not just if they enroll.

#blue-meridian-partners, #careers-and-professions, #infrastructure-public-works, #labor-and-jobs, #nonprofit-organizations, #philanthropy, #united-states-politics-and-government

Sorry, Sometimes You Do Have to Be Uncomfortable

Confronting the things that challenge us, off-the-charts stress levels and money matters.

#careers-and-professions, #work-life-balance, #workplace-environment, #your-feed-selfcare

How Wall Street Deals with Banker Burnout

Junior bankers are burning out. What should banks do about it?

#banking-and-financial-institutions, #careers-and-professions, #labor-and-jobs, #saturdaynewsletter, #wages-and-salaries, #working-hours

As Pandemic Upends Teaching, Fewer Students Want to Pursue It

Disruptions to education during the pandemic are turning people away from a profession that was already struggling to attract new recruits.

#american-assn-of-colleges-for-teacher-education, #cardona-miguel-a-1975, #careers-and-professions, #colleges-and-universities, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #e-learning, #education-k-12, #teachers-and-school-employees

It’s My Idea. She’s Taking Credit.

What to do about copycats on Zoom calls, a rival’s resentment and managing an intern.

#careers-and-professions, #work-life-balance, #workplace-environment, #your-feed-selfcare

I’m an Athlete, How Can I Find Clothes That Fit?

Vanessa Friedman, fashion director of The New York Times, takes reader questions.

#careers-and-professions, #content-type-service, #fashion-and-apparel, #hanks-erica-stylist, #press-christen, #your-feed-selfcare

Tackle the Big Problem With Hiring Workers in 2021

How a proposed law could combat the racism, sexism and biases associated with applicant-screening technology.

#artificial-intelligence, #careers-and-professions, #city-council-nyc, #discrimination, #hiring-and-promotion, #labor-and-jobs

How Amazon Crushes Unions

In a secret settlement in Virginia, Amazon swore off threatening and intimidating workers. As the company confronts increased labor unrest, its tactics are under scrutiny.

#amazon-com-inc, #bessemer-ala, #careers-and-professions, #chester-va, #computers-and-the-internet, #e-commerce, #hough-bill-jr-1964, #international-assn-of-machinists-and-aerospace-workers, #labor-and-jobs, #national-labor-relations-board, #organized-labor, #performance-evaluations-labor, #shopping-and-retail, #workplace-hazards-and-violations

Health Care Workers on the Frontline Face a Year of Risk, Fear and Loss

For many nurses and doctors, medicine was an inherited calling and one that bound couples. Then the virus threatened the ones they love.

#careers-and-professions, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #deaths-fatalities, #doctors, #grief-emotion, #hospitals, #mental-health-and-disorders, #nursing-and-nurses, #your-feed-healthcare

No Boys Allowed

Some very odd workplace dilemmas for which there are no easy answers, except for one. There is one easy answer.

#careers-and-professions, #work-life-balance, #workplace-environment, #your-feed-selfcare

How to Turn Your Hobby Into a Career

As the pandemic has upended the American job market, the dream of turning a pastime into a moneymaker is no longer a fantasy for these entrepreneurs.

#careers-and-professions, #labor-and-jobs, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #your-feed-selfcare

Breaking the Garage’s Glass Ceiling

Women are vastly outnumbered in the auto trades, but one pioneer, who died in 2019, is still inspiring others to pursue their dreams and lift one another up.

#anderson-sana, #automobile-racing, #automobile-service-and-charging-stations, #automobiles, #careers-and-professions, #combs-jessi-1983-2019, #holler-heather, #leon-eliza-1985, #united-states, #women-and-girls, #xtreme-4x4-tv-program

Remember: What You Do Is Not Who You Are

The line between our personal lives and our work lives has all but disappeared. Make the effort to redraw it.

#careers-and-professions, #content-type-service, #labor-and-jobs

The Economist Placing Value on Black Women’s Overlooked Work

Tracing community activism back a hundred years, Nina Banks says this labor by Black women should be counted as part of the economy.

#banks-nina, #black-people, #careers-and-professions, #content-type-personal-profile, #discrimination, #economics-theory-and-philosophy, #labor-and-jobs, #minorities, #national-economic-association, #race-and-ethnicity, #united-states-economy, #women-and-girls, #womens-rights

Doug Emhoff and the Opportunity of the Second Gentleman

As the country’s first male vice-presidential spouse, Doug Emhoff can model a masculinity that embraces support.

#careers-and-professions, #dating-and-relationships, #emhoff-douglas-c, #harris-kamala-d, #men-and-boys, #parenting, #united-states, #vice-presidents-and-vice-presidency-us, #women-and-girls

My Co-Worker Is a Scammer and She Gets on My Last Nerve

Advice for three people trying to navigate racial politics at work, and one person dealing with the emotional baggage from a previous job.

#careers-and-professions, #work-life-balance, #workplace-environment, #your-feed-selfcare

A First for a First Lady: Jill Biden Will Balance Her Career and East Wing Duties

Dr. Biden, who holds a doctorate in educational leadership, will continue to teach writing at Northern Virginia Community College, where she taught full-time during her two terms as second lady.

#biden-jill-tracy-jacobs, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #careers-and-professions, #first-ladies-us, #labor-and-jobs, #presidential-transition-us, #united-states-politics-and-government, #white-house-building-washington-dc

‘A Slap in the Face’: The Pandemic Disrupts Young Oil Careers

Students and recent graduates struggle to get hired as the oil industry cuts tens of thousands of jobs, some of which may never come back.

#alternative-and-renewable-energy, #careers-and-professions, #colleges-and-universities, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #engineering-and-engineers, #geology, #labor-and-jobs, #layoffs-and-job-reductions, #natural-gas, #oil-petroleum-and-gasoline, #rice-university, #texas, #university-of-texas-at-austin

No More All-Nighters!

How to navigate an office where all-night work sessions are celebrated, tips for transitions and what to do with a charismatic but abusive colleague.

#careers-and-professions, #work-life-balance, #workplace-environment, #your-feed-selfcare

Athletes Leaving the Field Are Joining LinkedIn

The platform that put the “network” in “social network” has proved unexpectedly popular with jocks seeking second careers.

#athletics-and-sports, #careers-and-professions, #free-agents-sports, #linkedin-corporation

How to Handle Bad Co-Workers of the Anti-Mask and Boyfriend Varieties

It isn’t all about you. Or your officemate (even if you are living with him).

#careers-and-professions, #content-type-service, #dating-and-relationships, #labor-and-jobs, #work-life-balance, #workplace-environment, #your-feed-selfcare

Pandemic Closures Devastate Restaurant Industry’s Middle Class

A sous-chef’s search for job security shows how cooks, managers and servers at upscale dining establishments have been hit hard by the pandemic.

#careers-and-professions, #chefs, #chicago-ill, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #food, #jeff-danaher, #labor-and-jobs, #layoffs-and-job-reductions, #restaurants, #shutdowns-institutional, #unemployment, #united-states

Reinventing Workers for the Post-Covid Economy

Especially in service industries, old jobs may not be coming back. Training programs are aiming to provide skills for more resilient occupations.

#careers-and-professions, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-aid-relief-and-economic-security-act-2020, #hiring-and-promotion, #labor-and-jobs, #layoffs-and-job-reductions, #shutdowns-institutional, #united-states-economy, #vocational-training

Covid Combat Fatigue: Doctors and Nurses Are Running on Empty

Doctors and nurses on the front lines are running on empty, under increasing duress as the pandemic surges and hospitals are overrun with patients.

#anxiety-and-stress, #careers-and-professions, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #disease-rates, #doctors, #hospitals, #labor-and-jobs, #nursing-and-nurses, #your-feed-healthcare

Recession With a Difference: Women Face Special Burden

Hit hard by job losses and the pandemic’s effect on schooling and child care, American women face short-term difficulties and long-term repercussions.

#careers-and-professions, #child-care, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #families-and-family-life, #income, #labor-and-jobs, #parenting, #recession-and-depression, #shutdowns-institutional, #united-states-economy, #women-and-girls

I’m Tired of Babysitting Man-Babies at Work

Plus: Ending reply-all abuse once and for all.

#careers-and-professions, #work-life-balance, #workplace-environment, #your-feed-selfcare

For Veterans Day, Some Former Military Officers Reflect on Lessons From Their Parents

The values that shaped them include leadership, optimism and charting your own course.

#careers-and-professions, #children-and-childhood, #defense-department, #families-and-family-life, #parenting, #united-states-army, #united-states-defense-and-military-forces, #united-states-marine-corps, #united-states-navy

Looking for Job Advice? Try TikTok

Career coaches are watching their follower counts soar on the short-form video app in the midst of a global recession.

#careers-and-professions, #social-media, #tiktok-bytedance