If You Drive For a Living, Look for Another Career

Hamilton Nolan · 08/18/16 08:25AM

There is nothing wrong with planning for the future. If you are a cab driver, or a truck driver, or an Uber driver, now is the time to plan for what you will do when your job disappears. And for what we should do for you.

Man Kills His Boss Before She Can Report Him For Stealing Thousands 

Aleksander Chan · 02/02/15 03:26PM

Randolph Sanders was arrested by Philadelphia police over the weekend after he confessed to killing his boss. He told police he decided to kill Kim Jones because he suspected she was planning to report him for allegedly stealing money from the child advocacy group they worked for.

BuzzFeed Pulls Writer’s Employment Offer Over Leak Allegations

J.K. Trotter · 01/06/15 05:30PM

The small staff of Boston.com, the breaking-news site associated with The Boston Globe, is still reeling from weeks of internal unrest stemming from a series a viral posts about a Harvard professor and a Chinese restaurant published in early December, which resulted in a retraction, some disciplinary actions, and a suspension for one staffer. The turmoil’s latest casualty, however, involves a previously unrelated party: a young journalist who was about to start a fellowship at BuzzFeed.

Hamilton Nolan · 11/21/14 10:07AM

Did you know that if your coworkers quit, your chance of getting a raise goes up? There's a "'very clear' correlation between resignations and pay raises." I beg my coworkers to quit each and every day.

Interns Interning At A Lot More Internships

Dayna Evans · 02/16/14 01:15PM

Panic over the undetermined future of the millenial class continues as the New York Times reports on the overwhelming number of the post-graduate set who are still toiling at unpaid internships. Taking on two, sometimes three internships with no pay, many fear that interning has become its own career path, instead of a bridge to solid employment. As Alex Williams reports:

Humbled Men Take the Jobs of Womenfolk

Hamilton Nolan · 05/21/12 10:40AM

How bad is America's neverending recession? So bad that The American Man—mind enfeebled by Axe body spray fumes and Spanx-induced circulatory cutoff—now thinks nothing of taking a job that has traditionally been held primarily by women, so that he may earn money to pay for food, clothing, and shelter. The evidence is clear: "An analysis of census data by The New York Times shows that from 2000 to 2010, occupations that are more than 70 percent female accounted for almost a third of all job growth for men, double the share of the previous decade."