Meredith Lepore

Meredith Lepore

is the Deputy Editor of Ladders. She is based in New York City and can be reached at

Articles by Meredith Lepore

Highest Paying Jobs

15 companies in Chicago this month hiring for $100K positions like crazy

Ladders compiled a list of the top 15 companies hiring for $100K jobs right now in Chicago and surrounding areas. 


This is how much you need to work out to burn off that Pumpkin Spice Latte

Consumer Affairs took a look at a Pumpkin Spice Latte and not only broke down the contents of it but also what you would need to do in order to burn it off.

Highest Paying Jobs

15 companies in Los Angeles this month hiring for $100K positions like crazy

Ladders compiled a list of the top 15 companies hiring for $100K jobs right now in Los Angeles and the surrounding areas.


According to a new study, first impressions may not be as important as we thought

According to a new study published in the journal Psychological Science, people tend to underestimate how much another person likes them.

Highest Paying Jobs

These are the 15 cities with the most $100K+ jobs in September 2018

Ladders put together a list of the 15 cities hiring the most $100K+ jobs in September using data from its continuously updated database of high-paying jobs.

Morning Routine

Workers in this industry take the longest to get ready for work in the morning

According to a new survey from Best Mattress Brand of over 1,000 people, those who worked for the government took the longest to get ready at 42 minutes.


Almost half of employees worldwide think they could do their job in 5 hours or less each day

The case is getting stronger for a shorter workweek. According to a global survey of nearly 3,000 employees across eight nations conducted by The Workforce Institute at Kronos Incorporated, 78% of full-time workers say it would take less than seven hours each day to do their job.


5 brands that will fix all your work wardrobe dilemmas for fall

There are a number of new lines (some that don't even have brick and mortar locations) that have incredible, quality-made options for the office.

Personal Finance

San Francisco is so expensive over 50% of tech workers say they can’t afford to start families

If you can't afford a house in San Francisco and the surrounding areas there is a good chance you can't afford to have children either.

Dream Job

You could get paid (well) to watch TV all day

A company is looking to hire someone to watch TV and get paid for it. It's the perfect gig if you have some free time coming up.

Highest Paying Jobs

15 companies in New York City this month hiring for $100K positions like crazy

Using data from its continuously updated database of jobs, Ladders compiled a list of the top 15 companies hiring for $100K jobs right now in New York.


The CEO of the fastest growing conference in the U.S. on how to find your whitespace

Though you would think Jaclyn Johnson, the woman behind Create & Cultivate, the fastest growing nationwide conference platform and online platform, would have a seamless career trajectory with nothing but praise, promotion and adoration, you would be quite wrong. No one has that.


Almost one-quarter of people oversleep at least once a week

A new survey of 1000 people shows you how many people are late to work because they oversleep and which generation does this the most.

Highest Paying Jobs

These are the Top 15 companies hiring for $100K+ jobs in September 2018

To help you find what you are looking for, Ladders has put together this list of companies hiring for the highest paying jobs as of September 2018.


This is the power of letting yourself suck at things

There is a real power in letting yourself suck. Think about those words. It's hard in this society that worships and promotes fake perfectionism but Maxie McCoy, career expert and author of new book You're Not Lost, says letting yourself do things you absolutely know you are going to fail at is the only way to find your career path. But once you let yourself do that, there will be so much freedom.


These are the states where people are the most excited about Pumpkin Spice Lattes

It's that time of year again. No, not back to school time but Pumpkin Spice Latte season.

Personal Finance

Bumble is now going to help women get their businesses off the ground

Bumble has started the Bumble Fund led by Sarah Jones Simmer, Bumble Chief Operating Officer, and Bumble Senior Advisor, Sarah Kuns. With startups led and founded by women receiving only 2% of all venture capital last year, the Bumble founders saw a clear need to try to elevate these entrepreneurs.

Office Culture

People in this industry spend the most money on work clothes

Certain industries require people to dress differently, but which industries have employees shelling out some major money on work attire?

Morning Routine

This is how much time people spend in the shower everyday

Showers: Can't live without 'em and....that's about it. We have to get clean and a shower is usually the most effective way to do it unless you have a very laid back morning routine and can hop in the tub for a nice leisure bath. But for most of us, it is a rushed morning shower (though showering at night has some major benefits), or maybe it's not.


The founder of The Pomodoro Technique now has the perfect fix for inefficient meetings

The Pomodoro Technique was a game changer when it came into our world in the 1980s thanks to Francesco Cirillo.


7 leisure activities of super-successful people

It is no coincidence that these people just happen to be successful too. Hobbies can be very beneficial to one's career.


7 fall getaways you will want to go on immediately

Yes, summer is coming to an end but that doesn't mean it is the end of your amazing travels.


9 shows to binge watch that may also help you with your career

There are plenty of great shows you can stream right now that will allow you to completely relax and also may serve you with a career lesson or two.


The worst dressed people in your office tend to have this name

The survey found that 30% were influenced by another coworker's style.


The Bulletproof Coffee founder thinks sleep is the essential key for success

Most entrepreneurs running a successful company tend to have extreme and odd hours and don't sleep enough, but for Dave Asprey, founder of the multi-million dollar wellness company Bulletproof Coffee, quality sleep has been one of his main keys for finding success.