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These Young Workers Are ‘Romanticizing’ the Return to Office

Meena Kirupakaran didn’t think there was anything especially exciting about her job in publishing. She had an hourlong commute each way, including a 40-minute train ride. The HarperCollins Canada office […]




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Amazon Is Said to Plan to Lay Off Approximately 10,000 Employees

The company has told Wall Street that it has tightened its belt in the past and can do so again. Last week, Amazon executives met with institutional investors, according to […]




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Tech’s Talent Wars Have Come Back to Bite It

When Stripe, a payments start-up valued at $74 billion, laid off more than 1,000 employees this month, its co-founders blamed themselves. “We overhired for the world we’re in,” they wrote. […]










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How Pharmacy Work Stopped Being So Great

If any group of workers might have expected their pay to rise last year, it would arguably have been pharmacists. With many drugstores dispensing coronavirus tests and vaccines while filling […]




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Start-Up Equity Is a Great Retirement Plan, if You Can Pull It Off

Nearly two years ago, Trevor Ford left a job at Lending Tree that gave him a 401(k) plan and a generous employer match to work at Yotta, an online banking […]




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Crypto Crash Widens Divide Between Rich and Amateur Traders

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — The cryptocurrency market was in ruins. But Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss were jamming.The billionaire twins, best known for their supporting role in the creation of Facebook, twirled […]




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

Most weekend mornings, Jaz Brisack gets up around 5, wills her semiconscious body into a Toyota Prius and winds her way through Buffalo, to the Starbucks on Elmwood Avenue. After […]




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Why We Still Haven’t Solved the Unpaid Internship Problem

The president and vice president announced this month that they were going to pay their interns. The White House put out a news release. I think we were supposed to […]