Crypto Crash Widens Divide Between Rich and Amateur Traders

No cryptocurrency investor has been spared the pain of plunging prices. But the fallout from more than $700 billion in losses is far from even.

#armstrong-brian-1983, #bitcoin-currency, #careers-and-professions, #coinbase-inc, #computers-and-the-internet, #currency, #executive-compensation, #gemini-trust-co-llc, #high-net-worth-individuals, #labor-and-jobs, #layoffs-and-job-reductions, #start-ups, #unemployment, #virtual-currency, #winklevoss-cameron, #winklevoss-tyler

Why a Rhodes Scholar’s Ambition Led Her to a Job at Starbucks

Jaz Brisack became a barista for the same reasons that talented young people have long chosen their career paths: a mix of idealism and ambition.

#american-federation-of-labor-congress-of-industrial-organizations, #careers-and-professions, #collective-bargaining, #content-type-personal-profile, #labor-and-jobs, #national-labor-relations-board, #organized-labor, #rhodes-scholarship, #starbucks-corporation, #wages-and-salaries, #workplace-hazards-and-violations

How Work-From-Home Setups Have Changed

Hybrid or remote work is settling in as a permanent reality for millions. Their setups and technical skills can still feel like a temporary solution.

#art, #books-and-literature, #careers-and-professions, #coronavirus-return-to-office, #videophones-and-videoconferencing, #workplace-environment

Why We Still Haven’t Solved the Unpaid Internship Problem

Unpaid internships benefit schools and employers, but aren’t fair to college students footing their own tuition bills.

#careers-and-professions, #colleges-and-universities, #conde-nast-publications-inc, #content-type-service, #financial-aid-education, #internships, #labor-and-jobs, #scholarships-and-fellowships, #tuition

My Times: Career Advice From a Career in the Trenches

Thirty years ago, I arrived at The Times as an intern. This is what I’ve learned.

#careers-and-professions, #content-type-service, #hiring-and-promotion, #labor-and-jobs, #new-york-times, #news-and-news-media

For Truck Drivers Across the U.S., Major Change Is Approaching Fast

As truck drivers are forced to adapt to increasing difficulties on the road, the support system that serves them is at risk of disappearing.

#careers-and-professions, #driver-distraction-and-fatigue, #labor-and-jobs, #shortages, #supply-chain, #traffic-accidents-and-safety, #trucks-and-trucking, #united-states, #wages-and-salaries, #workplace-hazards-and-violations

What Sheryl Sandberg’s ‘Lean In’ Has Meant to Women

The high-profile executive’s decision to leave Meta is also a moment to reflect on the impact of her best-selling book and philosophy about success in the workplace.

#black-people, #books-and-literature, #careers-and-professions, #content-type-personal-profile, #facebook-inc, #lean-in-women-work-and-the-will-to-lead-book, #meta-platforms-inc, #minorities, #sandberg-sheryl-k, #women-and-girls, #womens-rights

Silicon Valley’s Worship of Work Hurts All of Us

Work has become religion for many knowledge workers. It hurts all of us.

#careers-and-professions, #labor-and-jobs, #places-of-worship, #religion-and-belief, #silicon-valley-calif, #start-ups, #united-states, #work-life-balance, #workplace-environment

‘I Had to Go Back’: Over 55, and Not Retired After All

After leaving the labor force in unusual numbers early in the pandemic, Americans approaching retirement age are back on the job at previous levels.

#age-chronological, #careers-and-professions, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #hiring-and-promotion, #labor-and-jobs, #retirement, #united-states-economy

The Power of Humility

Tonight, America begins an annual festival celebrating hubris.

#allen-josh-1996, #brady-tom, #careers-and-professions, #draft-and-recruitment-sports, #football, #hiring-and-promotion, #internal-storyline-no, #mahomes-patrick-1995, #national-football-league, #new-york-jets

The Revolt of the College-Educated Working Class

Since the Great Recession, the college-educated have taken more frontline jobs at companies like Starbucks and Amazon. Now they’re helping to unionize them.

#amazon-com-inc, #careers-and-professions, #colleges-and-universities, #education, #labor-and-jobs, #organized-labor, #recreational-equipment-inc, #starbucks-corporation, #united-states-economy, #wages-and-salaries

The End of the All-Male, All-White Cockpit

Airlines are struggling to find enough pilots and to diversify a profession that has been very resistant to change.

#airlines-and-airplanes, #black-people, #careers-and-professions, #content-type-personal-profile, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #discrimination, #labor-and-jobs, #minorities, #pilots, #race-and-ethnicity, #shortages, #skywest-inc, #united-airlines, #united-states, #united-states-defense-and-military-forces, #vocational-training, #women-and-girls

Japan’s Workers Rethink Their Priorities Amid the Pandemic

The country’s traditional job-for-life model is eroding, with pressure now coming from workers who want more flexibility, autonomy and control over their careers.

#careers-and-professions, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #hiring-and-promotion, #japan, #labor-and-jobs

You Can Still Wear Masks in Meetings

Your boss may balk, but you should be able to keep your family healthy — and keep this customer happy.

#business-travel, #careers-and-professions, #content-type-service, #coronavirus-return-to-office, #gifts, #masks, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #work-life-balance, #workplace-environment, #your-feed-selfcare

How Naomi Osaka Broke Her Slump in Miami

Sometimes you deliver your best performance when your back is against the wall.

#anxiety-and-stress, #careers-and-professions, #content-type-service, #mental-health-and-disorders, #miami-open-tennis, #osaka-naomi-1997, #tennis, #wozniacki-caroline

A New York City Exterminator on Hunting for Bedbugs

“I’m an exterminator and a bedbug eliminator. I’m a consultant. I’m a psychiatrist (I’m not a psychiatrist, I’m just being facetious).”

#bedbugs, #careers-and-professions, #new-york-city, #palatnik-scott

There Is No Upside to an 8 A.M. Meeting

The Early Bird in your office may do as he pleases, but he should not demand that you join him.

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

After Tragedy, a Female Construction Worker Builds Homes

Female construction workers are still a rarity, but they are on the rise. After personal losses and three bouts of Covid-19, Deyonna Hancock is finding a new start in the industry.

#black-people, #building-construction, #careers-and-professions, #content-type-personal-profile, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #hancock-deyonna, #ironworker, #labor-and-jobs, #oakland-calif, #vocational-training, #women-and-girls, #women-and-leadership-2022

Being on Leave Means Not Sending That 2 a.m. Email

What to do about a boss with enough self-awareness to want to avoid micromanaging but not enough to actually do it.

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

With Remote Work, Women Decide Who Knows They’re Pregnant

The liberation of being pregnant on Zoom and not in the office.

#careers-and-professions, #hiring-and-promotion, #labor-and-jobs, #pregnancy-and-childbirth, #women-and-girls

Can Workers Climb the Career Ladder Working Remotely?

Translating opportunities for networking, mentoring and advancement to the virtual world isn’t easy.

#careers-and-professions, #coronavirus-return-to-office, #dealbookworkplace, #labor-and-jobs, #telecommuting, #workplace-environment

Your Self-Worth Is Not in Your Inbox

A nonresponse to email may be rude, but it is not the end of the world.

#careers-and-professions, #content-type-service, #e-mail, #febos-melissa, #labor-and-jobs, #work-life-balance, #workplace-environment, #your-feed-selfcare

Tour Companies Aim to Boost Diversity Through Training and Funding

After the global reckoning over race in 2020, some group-tour providers made a pledge to improve equity through training, mentoring and funding for minority guides.

#black-people, #careers-and-professions, #hiring-and-promotion, #hurtigruten, #intrepid-group, #minorities, #race-and-ethnicity, #travel-and-vacations

College Seniors Prepare to Enter a Work World in Flux

As workplaces transformed by the pandemic negotiate a “new normal,” DealBook asked college seniors across the country what they hope it will look like.

#careers-and-professions, #dealbookworkplace, #labor-and-jobs, #workplace-environment

Tech Companies Face a Fresh Crisis: Hiring

Recruiters in tech are desperate for workers. But candidates are the ones who hold all the power.

#careers-and-professions, #computers-and-the-internet, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #futureofwork2022, #hiring-and-promotion, #labor-and-jobs, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #shortages

Marriage Made Me Let Go of My Dreams. Good.

What if joy is found in not getting exactly what we want?

#careers-and-professions, #love-emotion, #marriages, #parenting

Revenge Is a Dish Best Served Out of the Office

In this case, keep your long-simmering resentment to yourself.

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

12 Economically Insecure Americans on What Keeps Them Up at Night

Poverty warps the way we see the world: Every broken promise from a politician reinforces the feeling that we live in a system designed to thwart those who most need its help. 

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #careers-and-professions, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #democratic-party, #hiring-and-promotion, #income-inequality, #inflation-economics, #prices-fares-fees-and-rates, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #student-loans, #supply-chain, #unemployment, #united-states-economy, #united-states-politics-and-government

After 600 Years, Swiss City at Last Has a Woman on Night Watch

Lausanne has kept a night watch atop its cathedral since 1405, but it never appointed a woman to the role until Cassandre Berdoz, after a long fight, landed a job that was her “childhood dream.”

#berdoz-cassandre, #careers-and-professions, #content-type-personal-profile, #labor-and-jobs, #lausanne-switzerland, #switzerland, #womens-rights

What Makes Quitting So Contagious?

Why leaving a job can start to seem like the thing everyone is doing.

#careers-and-professions, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #labor-and-jobs, #work-life-balance

When You’re Stuck in the Middle of a Workplace Battle

What do you do when your company’s leadership has essentially abdicated any culture-creating or policy-setting role to you?

#careers-and-professions, #content-type-service, #hiring-and-promotion, #labor-and-jobs, #work-life-balance, #workplace-environment, #workplace-hazards-and-violations, #your-feed-selfcare

The Epic Rise and Fall of Elizabeth Holmes

In Silicon Valley’s world of make-believe, the philosophy of “fake it until you make it” finally gets its comeuppance.

#careers-and-professions, #computers-and-the-internet, #fitzgerald-f-scott, #frauds-and-swindling, #holmes-elizabeth-1984, #jobs-steven-p, #silicon-valley-calif, #start-ups, #tests-medical, #theranos-inc

Work Advice on Avoiding Early Meetings and Bad Bosses

Plus, books by bell hooks and James Baldwin can be just the leadership read a bad boss needs.

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

Jobless for a Year? That Might Be Less of a Problem Now.

People who were out of work for a while have typically found it much harder to get a job. The pandemic may have changed how employers view people who have been unemployed for months or years.

#careers-and-professions, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #employment-agencies, #hiring-and-promotion, #human-resources, #labor-and-jobs, #layoffs-and-job-reductions, #recession-and-depression, #shortages, #unemployment, #united-states-economy

Public Displays of Resignation: Saying ‘I Quit’ Loud and Proud

People aren’t just leaving their jobs. They are broadcasting it.

#careers-and-professions, #hiring-and-promotion, #labor-and-jobs

Wall Street Warms Up, Grudgingly, to Remote Work, Unthinkable Before Covid

Finance employees who couldn’t imagine working from home before the pandemic are now reluctant to return to the office. Their bosses can’t figure out how to bring them back.

#bank-of-america-corporation, #banking-and-financial-institutions, #careers-and-professions, #citigroup-inc, #coronavirus-reopenings, #coronavirus-risks-and-safety-concerns, #dimon-james, #dress-codes, #fraser-jane-1967, #goldman-sachs-group-inc, #gorman-james-p, #jefferies-group-inc, #jpmorgan-chasecompany, #labor-and-jobs, #manhattan-nyc, #morgan-stanley, #new-york-city, #partnership-for-new-york-city, #solomon-david-m, #workplace-environment, #wylde-kathryn-s

Remote Work Is Failing Gen Z Employees

Unless carefully designed, pandemic office culture risks hurting the least experienced workers in our organizations.

#careers-and-professions, #labor-and-jobs, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #work-life-balance, #workplace-environment

Career Coaching Today: Forget the Corporate Ladder and Find Yourself

The pandemic created a great reckoning among workers. Here to serve them is a raft of newfangled career coaches.

#anxiety-and-stress, #careers-and-professions, #coaches-non-sports, #coaches-and-managers, #erhard-werner-1935, #fortune-magazine, #george-washington-university, #georgetown-university, #hubspot-inc, #metropolitan-opera, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #robbins-tony, #therapy-and-rehabilitation, #wharton-school-of-the-university-of-pennsylvania

It Really Would Help if People Learned to Email

You should never find out that you were someone’s second choice.

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

The Case Against Loving Your Job

Will work ever love us back? Two millennials disagree.

#audio-neutral-informative, #careers-and-professions, #hiring-and-promotion, #jaffe-sarah-l-journalist, #karma-roge, #labor-and-jobs, #millennial-generation

What to Expect at Work When You’re Expecting

Legal protections against pregnancy discrimination are one thing. Actual feelings of security are another.

#careers-and-professions, #pregnancy-and-childbirth, #women-and-girls, #womens-rights, #work-life-balance, #workplace-environment, #your-feed-selfcare

I Was Told I Have Career Advantages ‘as a Black Woman.’ Here’s How I Replied.

At this point in my career, as a senior leader, I welcome it when people engage me on the topic of race in the workplace.

#black-people, #boards-of-directors, #careers-and-professions, #hiring-and-promotion, #minorities, #race-and-ethnicity, #whites, #women-and-girls

Why Is Everyone Else Quitting?

Sometimes, as in a collective bargaining situation, you do have to think about other people at work. Other times, it’s better to focus on what you really want.

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

Return to Office Makes a Big Difference for Budding Lawyers

The generational divide on returning to the office is not neatly drawn. For some young professionals, even in a pandemic, showing up is more than half the battle.

#careers-and-professions, #chicago-ill, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-reopenings, #dickinson-wright, #legal-profession, #millennial-generation, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #telecommuting, #work-life-balance, #workplace-environment

The Economic Rebound Is Still Waiting for Workers

Despite school reopenings and the end of some federal aid, many people are in no rush to land a job. Savings and health concerns are playing a role.

#careers-and-professions, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-reopenings, #labor-and-jobs, #savings, #shortages, #unemployment, #unemployment-insurance, #united-states-economy, #wages-and-salaries, #work-life-balance

Give Phoebe Robinson the Title She Deserves: Boss

The comic has a publishing imprint, TV deals, even a primer on leadership she wrote after noting the absence of Black women’s perspectives in business books.

#2-dope-queens-radio-program, #black-people, #book-trade-and-publishing, #books-and-literature, #careers-and-professions, #comedy-and-humor, #content-type-personal-profile, #robinson-phoebe, #television, #women-and-girls

You Are Not Where You Work

Especially if you have good reason to stay employed by — and be concerned about — a global online retailer.

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

A Year After a Jobs Bust, College Students Find a Boom

Seniors and graduates are again in demand as companies revive recruiting, underscoring the economic premium that comes with a diploma.

#careers-and-professions, #colleges-and-universities, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #hiring-and-promotion, #labor-and-jobs, #united-states-economy

As I Was Saying: The Etiquette of Interruption

Interrupting a speaker: rudeness or cooperation? Also: Work and values; a presidential age limit; Trump’s response to a tell-all book; plastic waste.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #careers-and-professions, #conversation, #customs-etiquette-and-manners, #elderly, #grisham-stephanie, #ill-take-your-questions-now-what-i-saw-in-the-trump-white-house-book, #presidents-and-presidency-us, #trump-donald-j, #waste-materials-and-disposal

Divorce Can Be an Act of Radical Self-Love

I didn’t divorce my husband because I didn’t love him. I divorced my husband because I loved myself more.

#careers-and-professions, #divorce-separations-and-annulments, #marriages, #parenting