Jane Burnett

Jane Burnett

Jane Burnett

Jane Burnett is a reporter for Ladders based in New York City. She is a former Reuters Assistant Virtual Reality Producer, where she produced 360° videos and slideshows on the company’s first-ever team of its kind. Throughout college, she was a four-summer intern at CNBC Global Headquarters through the Emma Bowen Foundation for Minority Interests in Media. She also ran a fashion blog and studied Communications and Sociology while abroad at the American University of Rome. Jane is a May 2016 graduate of the American University School of Communications in Washington, D.C.

Email: jburnett@theladders.com

Articles by Jane Burnett

Advice

4 ways to deal in the office when an outside crisis is all you can think about

We've all been there: Some sort of crisis outside of work occurs, and it gets in the way of your job. Here's how to cope when unrest at home takes its toll.

Advice

Here’s how to describe what you do when your relatives ask you this Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving: A time for turkey, and loads of questions from family about what you're actually doing with your life. Here's how to describe what you do.

Advice

4 ways to deal with chronic time wasters at work

There's a difference between running into a coworker you're friendly with in the morning and catching up and that time wasters who bother you each day.

News

Here are two trends plaguing older workers

It’s clear that age plays a huge role in people’s concerns about work as the years tick forward. Here's how age changes older workers' views.

Advice

Here’s how to keep your quarter-life crisis from breaking you down

The quarter-life crisis is real. Here's what to do if you find yourself in one, and steps to take to avoid it altogether.

Networking

This is the huge networking mistake you don’t know you’re making

There are a host of ways you can go wrong when writing business and networking emails. This is the biggest mistake to avoid.

News

Survey: Here’s how people really feel about robots in the workplace

Among U.S. workers, only 13% would be “very comfortable” having a position where they worked with robots. This better change, fast.

Advice

5 ways to show you’re a great fit during a second job interview

Congrats: You got a second round interview! You have another chance to prove yourself, but that means even more pressure. Here are some things to remember.

News

This is why Americans suffer from vacation deprivation

Among more than 30,000 employed adults surveyed in 30 nations, 43% of American workers claim they don’t take office getaways because of their "budget."

News

Most American workers didn’t get raises this year — with this exception

Many people didn't get a raise this year, you're not alone. Besides flying off the handle, here are a few things you can do to change that next year.