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The Necktie Might Finally Be Dead

Last month during the second Democratic presidential debate, we saw Kamala Harris address Joe Biden’s dicey civil rights record, Bernie Sanders stand his ground on […]

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Philly Workers Are Basically in Denial About Robots Replacing Them

For years, blockbuster films like “2001: A Space Odyssey,” “Bladerunner,” “The Terminator,” and “I, Robot” have been predicting a massive robot takeover. That might never […]

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Ask the Editor: I’m Clearly Over 21. Why Do Bartenders Still Card Me?

Why do bartenders still card me even though I’m well into my 40s? —Michelle in Manayunk I’ll never forget the face my dad, who was […]

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Why Burnout Is Hitting Women the Hardest

It’s the end of a long workday. You just got home, and right when you collapse onto the couch to unwind, you look around and […]

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Philly Business Execs on How to Truly Unplug on Vacation

There are a lot of reasons to love the Shore (here are 21), but it’s hard to find boardwalk bliss when you’re still swimming deep […]

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How to Navigate Your Office’s Summer Dress Code

The annual reminders of office dress codes during warmer months have begun to circulate. A typical code for a business casual office might advise against pieces like […]

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Philly Has an Employee Burnout Problem. Here’s How To Beat It.

If you’re harboring negative feelings toward your job, experiencing a mental distance from it, and noticing that your professional efficacy has decreased, there’s a big […]

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I Am Fed Up With All-Male Panels. Here’s How We Change Them.

“Himposium.” “Manel.” “Colloqui-him.” “Manference.” This cheeky terminology lampoons an all too common trend: man-led conversations at industry conferences and events. Conferences influence conversations about what’s […]

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Ask the Editor: Is the Restaurant Host Lying to Me About the Wait Time?

Wait times at restaurants are never as long as the host says. Do they lie? —Gina in Whitman So many factors go into guesstimating a […]

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Be Well Philly

We Talked to a Philly Sports Dietitian to Find Out How Runners Should Eat

This post is part of our Running Week series. Stay tuned for more stories related to pounding the pavement. During my junior year of college, I decided […]

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9 Philly Podcasts to Listen to Right Now

It’s a new month, which means it’s time to refresh your podcast rotation. This list of Philly shows will keep you updated on beer and […]

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The Case for Why Millennial Women Should Definitely Job-Hop

Lazy. Social media-obsessed. Uncommitted. The everyday messages we hear about millennial workers paint them as workplace disruptors of the most undesirable kind. With their short […]

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How to Shut Down Mansplaining at Work, According to 5 Philly CEOs

It is 2019, and mansplaining is unfortunately still a thing. Merriam-Webster defines the practice as “what occurs when a man talks condescendingly to someone (especially […]

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Be Well Philly

How to Survive Philly’s Rough Allergy Season, According to a Local Expert

In Philly, winter doesn’t ease into spring. This year especially, it seemed like the warmer, greener season unfurled its leaves overnight (like this cool botanic […]

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4 Philly CEOs on What to Do If You’re Miserable at Work

No job comes without moments of unhappiness, be it workplace drama, chronic imbalance or the classic battle between pay and fulfillment. So what do you […]