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What It’s Like for Blue-Collar Guys Who Become White-Collar Later in Life

Karl Grueschow had just entered his twenties and begun a college career when the unexpected happened: His father committed suicide. Grueschow’s own life went into…

Why Men Should #TalkPay With Their Female Colleagues

Terra, a 29-year-old Torontonian, is telling me about a “sketchy” restructure that took place last summer at the health charity where she works. “A more…

The Worst Job I Ever Had: Selling Internet Access Door-to-Door for WorldCom

There are few things in life more soul-crushing than a terrible job. Having to spend a third of your life working a job you actively…

Turn Your Fitness Tracker Into a Cash Cow

What if your Fitbit, or Apple Watch, or whatever other doodad you use to obsessively track how many steps you take each day didn’t just…