Welcome to the You & Them stream of conscious. Where you’ll find everything from profiles of our favorite jobs and companies to random inspiration. And even a few pieces of sage advice about work, life and the that all-important balance of the two.

The Handy Checklist That Guarantees You’ll Start Your New Job on the Right Note


By Alyse Kalish   Starting a new job is exhilarating. And the opportunities are endless—a new chance to make an awesome first impression, new responsibilities to help you grow, new professional connections who could turn into friends, even a new (and clean) desk. But before you head to bed thinking all the fantasies, there are a…

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Elon Musk’s New Genius Way to Make Yourself Meet Deadlines


By Erik Sherman Elon Musk and his companies have never been known for timeliness. A number of Tesla’s cars have been late, with the Model X having run three years behind schedule. A promise of launching tourists in an automated rocket for a trip around the moon and back in 2018 has experts in space exploration raising their eyebrows…

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Job of the Week! – July 12th


Digitally savvy client champion   YOU: You have an appetite for business and an aptitude for technology and design. Comfortable leading as well as collaborating, you don’t see client business “problems”; your holistic strategic approach allows you to identify client business challenges and offer world class innovative product solutions. THEM: A Brooklyn-based ‘agency’ that focuses solely on…

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5 Ways to Upgrade Your Job When a Promotion Isn’t an Option


by Gloria Feldt Maybe you didn’t successfully negotiate that promotion (or maybe you didn’t even try). But while it’s true that how far your career advances—and how quickly—is largely up to your boss, you might have more power than you think. And particularly if you’re a woman, you may need to use it if you’ve got…

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3 Rules For Making A Career Change (Without Losing Everything You’ve Ever Worked For)


Earlier in my career, I was working as a marketing manager at a beauty company — a position that I thought would check every box on my “dream job” checklist. But, as it turns out, I wasn’t great at marketing, I wasn’t fulfilled by working in that industry, and I realized that what I really…

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Job of the Week! – July 5th


Seasoned Beauty CD    YOU: You are more than a Creative Director. You are a master problem solver with strong design chops and a powerful POV. You have a crystal clear vision of story and the execution that will bring it to fruition.   THEM: They are a creative and strategic advertising agency that develops business solutions. This…

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5 Signs You’re Not Pulling Your Weight at Work (and People Know It)


We’ve all had to work with those colleagues who never pull their own weight. Instead, they seem to skate by with the bare minimum—all the while relying on their team members to carry them over the finish line. While the rest of your team is working away, this person seems content to just coast. Those…

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Are You Legally Required To Give Two-Weeks Notice?


You did it. You went out and found (and landed) a new job. Congrats! It probably wasn’t easy and you should feel relieved and proud — but there’s one more big thing you have to do before you celebrate: quit. In some ways, giving notice is scarier than interviewing. You might imagine going out in…

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Job of the week! – June 28th


Digital whiz + Biz Dev powerhouse    YOU: You are a winsome Business Development Director with extensive digital product experience and the charisma and experience to identify and establish strategic relationships with clients. A trusted leader and active collaborator,  fluent in strategy, design, and engineering and an inspiration to all.   THEM: A Brooklyn-based ‘agency’ that…

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Why Do People Quit Their Jobs, Exactly? Here’s the Entire Reason, Summed Up in 1 Sentence


By Marcel Schwantes   In my line of work, I do a lot of listening to managers bickering about losing good employees. It’s understandable–turnover is costly and disruptive. So, many of them will point fingers somewhere, but the data I receive from exit interview reports, feedback instruments, and employee engagement surveys has fingers pointing back at…

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