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Yelp Open Letter Writer Talia Jane Is A Dishwasher Now

Remember Talia Jane? The Yelp employee who wrote an open letter to her CEO on Medium and was somehow shocked that she got fired? She’s back. Jane wrote a first-person essay for The New York Post describing in a bit more detail what led to her Medium meltdown, as well as what she’s up to […]

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Babe.net Editor Katie Way May Have Killed Her Career

Katie Way is an editor of Babe.net, which finally gained an iota of notoriety by posting a questionable account of either a bad date with or a sexual assault by Aziz Ansari (depending on your interpretation of the piece). I won’t get into the details, because chances are you’ve read the story and the thinkpieces […]

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A Note On Public Shaming And Online Witch Hunts

Remember how I said that Miami doctor deserved to get fired after physically assaulting an Uber driver in a drunken rage? I stand by it. She publicly disobeyed the Hippocratic oath, displayed extremely poor judgment, and apparently lacks the medical knowledge to understand her own blood alcohol level. That said, I’m not a huge fan […]

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‘House Of Cards’ Doesn’t Need Kevin Spacey

Kevin Spacey was fired from House Of Cards because of his penchant for allegedly sexually harassing and/or allegedly sexually assaulting people, some of whom worked on the crew of the show. We already know sexual harassment and sexual assault is a problem. More on that later, we’re sure, because this is rampant. But the point […]

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Matt Lauer Accused Of Sexual Assault, Somewhat Apologizes

In addition to years of alleged sexual harassment, now Matt Lauer is also being accused of sexual assault. A former NBC employee told The New York Times that Lauer sexually assaulted her in 2001. The alleged victim claimed that Lauer often made sexual remarks to and about her before the assault. She claimed that Lauer asked […]

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10 Ways To Deal When You Start Crying At Work

Crying at work sucks. It happens, but it sucks, and it’s often perceived as unprofessional … which probably only makes you feel worse and want to cry more, right? Here’s how to turn off the waterworks when you start crying at work, no matter how hard you tried to not do just that. 1. Ignore […]

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5 Career Management Tips To Achieve Work-Life Balance

Work-life balance is imaginary for a lot of people, a Shangri-La that no one can ever really achieve. That’s because these people are doing it wrong. (Some of these people even need a selfish alternative to maternity leave, then wonder why trolls come out from under their bridges on the Internet to comment on their […]

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12 Career And Life Lessons From The Women Of ‘The Walking Dead’

he Walking Dead premiere is still on everyone’s minds and tongues. There are no spoilers here for the season six finale, so don’t worry. There’s just a lot of wisdom … and maybe some spoilers from previous seasons of The Walking Dead, but it’s not my fault if you’re not caught up. Here are life lessons from […]

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10 Career Lessons From Beyonce’s ‘Lemonade’

Beyonce pretty much broke the Internet with Lemonade because, well, she’s Beyonce and she’s flawless. Here are a few lessons Beyonce can teach us from her visual album that we can employ at work, no “Becky” identifications necessary. 1. Don’t apologize unless you truly should.Screw up a presentation? Spill coffee in the break room? Then sure, say […]

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7 Ways To Make The Most Of Your Office Christmas Party

Your office Christmas party is coming! Here’s how to survive it without making an ass out of yourself or seeming like a Grinch. 1. Show up. I know, your couch is more inviting and you won’t have to share your egg nog, but it looks good for you to show face. Do it. It’s an excuse […]