Jobandtalent raises $108m to help people make a career out of ‘gigging’

Gig work isn’t typically viewed as a professional career path. But hey, the times they are a changin’. The pandemic spurred massive growth in gig...
Jacob Cohen • January 12, 2021

One of Google’s star AI researchers just left in a cloud of controversy. What happened?

Credit: Kimberly White / Stringer (Getty Images) Google can’t get out of its own way. Already facing an antitrust case (and labor dispute), the search giant is...
Trung T. Phan • December 7, 2020

With a vaccine in sight, these startups will help offices reopen

Last week, the pharma giant Pfizer claimed that its in-development COVID-19 vaccine has been 90%+ effective in early tests. Tired of hearing everyone say, “If...
Trung T. Phan • November 17, 2020

Tech can’t quit remote work: Microsoft edition

Last week, Microsoft rolled out a hybrid remote work policy, meaning a large portion of its 150k employees may be able to WFH in...
Rob Litterst • October 14, 2020

The CIA has a plan to poach Big Tech employees

The CIA has toppled governments and negotiated hostage crises. But when it comes to attracting tech-minded college grads, it just can’t beat Silicon Valley. The...
Michael Waters • September 23, 2020

The best productivity software is a keyboard from 1993

Since the start of quarantine, companies have done everything imaginable to make you more productive. They’re teaching you how to cut down on your tabs....
Michael Waters • September 7, 2020

Can startups make scheduling less terrible?

There’s only one thing worse than sitting through meetings: scheduling them. In theory, scheduling is a simple task. But now that we’re in an age...
Michael Waters • September 1, 2020

Welcome to the #MeanGirls Slack channel

Is Slack the new high school cafeteria? OneZero published an interesting piece on how some companies are regretting the decision to use the instant messaging...
Bobby Durben • August 27, 2020

How speaking a 2nd language can change your mindset — and help your career

It’s time to dust off that old Spanish-language dictionary. You won’t make an ass of yourself when that tapas place finally reopens … and it...
Caroline Dohack • August 17, 2020

Remote workers are outfoxing employer surveillance tech

Take your tattleware and shove it. Companies have spied on their workers’ productivity for years (and it’s gotten worse during the pandemic). But now workers...
Caroline Dohack • August 17, 2020

Does it matter that business travel’s on hold?

Definitely. You might not miss long flights and funky hotel bathrooms, but researchers say there’s good reason to stockpile travel-size shampoo: Biz travel boosts international...
Caroline Dohack • August 14, 2020

I scream, you scream, we all scream for a 4-day workweek?

In the early 1930s, the US considered adopting a universal 30-hour work week. Congress killed the bill — and with it, your dreams of...
Michael Waters • August 13, 2020

Some pande-positivity? Shorter meetings

There’s a lot of COVID negativity out there — but look on the bright side: You’ve memorized your credit card number from ordering so much...
Caroline Dohack • August 5, 2020

Too busy to take a break? Your boss might make you

🎵Vacation, all I… never wanted? 🎵 Top tech companies are known for handing out generous perks — like unlimited vacation. But with corona closures and...
Caroline Dohack • July 28, 2020

Could sitting on the floor be better than parkin’ it in an office chair?

Sit’s about to get real. We’ve been working from home for way too long now… and our asses are feelin’ it. Turns out the best...
Caroline Dohack • July 24, 2020

We asked, you answered: What are the rewards of taking risks?

Startup life is about breaking things ’til they’re fixed. Until we chatted with Waymo’s Julianne McGoldrick, we’d never heard it expressed so elegantly.  She got us...
Caroline Dohack • July 20, 2020

Hot industries and essential skills: Hustle readers’ takes on the jobs of the moment

Yesterday we reported that workers in many industries are upleveling their skills to stay relevant and highlighted a few hot job categories.  We also asked...
Caroline Dohack • July 15, 2020

America needs higher-skilled workers. Here’s where the jobs are.

Photo via: In Pictures Ltd./Corbis via Getty Images Automation has been the labor market’s boogeyman for years. Now the pandemic has created a sense of...
Caroline Dohack • July 14, 2020

The good, the bad, and the ugly of your corporate swag

This week, we looked at the evolution of branded swag during the pandemic. We asked you to ID some of the best and worst,...
Caroline Dohack • July 3, 2020

The startup that wants to democratize hiring

Applying for jobs feels like uploading your resume into a black hole. But a new player is here to let you show your stuff. The...
Michael Waters • July 2, 2020

Bye-bye Bic pen, hello hand sanitizer: Corporate swag goes utilitarian

Whatchoo got rolling around in your junk drawer? For many of us, it’s spare change, a couple of bottle caps, and an array of...
Caroline Dohack • July 1, 2020

Want a tech job? Try buying an employee referral

Photo: Chris Hondros/Getty Images These are dark days for those strange souls who actually enjoy networking. In just a few months, conferences, cocktail parties, and...
Michael Waters • June 30, 2020

Your best productivity hacks and unplugging tactics

Credit: Daria Nepriakhina on Unsplash Yesterday, we asked for your top productivity hacks and unplugging strategies to get through the newly weird workdays. Taking a...
Nick DeSantis • June 25, 2020

The puzzle of pandemic productivity

Have you been working hard during lockdown… or hardly working? Dad jokes aside, it’s a question on everyone’s mind lately. In the early days of...
Caroline Dohack • June 24, 2020

Everyone wants to pay you to leave the Bay Area

Thinking of moving to greener pastures? A who’s who of overlooked cities will Venmo you a little something something if you pick them. Over the...
Michael Waters • June 23, 2020

Once limited to workouts and errands, athleisure becomes a workwear staple

Your butt’s been parked on the sofa since March. But now that offices are reopening, it’s time to get your ass in gear. Which...
Caroline Dohack • June 23, 2020

Sharing is caring: These startups are streamlining knowledge-sharing

Google is great. But there’s something daunting about getting a gazillion results in .6 seconds. Info-sharing startups like Notion, Coda, and Almanac are organizing that...
Belle Long • June 23, 2020

These startups want to make your Zoomin’ a little more human

In the early days of quarantine, the magic of Zoom felt like a blessing. One click, and poof — all of your colleagues appeared...
Nick DeSantis • June 19, 2020

The Supreme Court hands a major victory to LGBTQ workers

Yesterday, the decades-long fight for LGBTQ rights took another momentous step forward. The US Supreme Court ruled that a major federal civil-rights law protects gay...
Nick DeSantis • June 16, 2020

Airbnb has a plan to fight racial discrimination (again)

Photo: JOEL SAGET/AFP via Getty Images Coming off the high of settling its long-running lawsuit with New York City, Airbnb is feeling ambitious. So much...
Michael Waters • June 16, 2020

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