Monica Torres is a reporter for Ladders based in New York City. She previously worked as a trending news editor for Facebook. She has written about tech, feminism, and sports for Fusion, Real Life magazine, Slate, and the Hairpin.
Articles by Monica Torres
This is why hiring managers aren’t getting back to you — and what you can do about it
Yes, it is the actual worst.
Americans are afraid to take vacations because we fear losing our jobs
According to new data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Americans are all work and no play, taking among the fewest vacation days compared to the rest of the world.
Saying ‘yes’ to more work can be the best thing you ever do for your career
There are times when extra work means an extra chance at success.
3 questions to ask yourself before you move for a new job
Moving for a job isn't an easy decision. Here's what to think about.
French bus drivers wear skirts to protest prohibition on shorts
As temperatures climbed to 100 degrees Fahrenheit in a nationwide heatwave, bus drivers in the city of Nantes, France, asked for some slack in their dress code.
We waste 17 hours every week on pointless work email
Three hours a day on email is no way to live.
18 best pieces of advice about life after layoffs, from people who have lost their jobs
"Know that work doesn't define you."
3 unforgivable failures of toxic leaders
This is what gets people fired.
We repeat: Your private office messages are never actually private
If it's really confidential, say it in person.
Martha Stewart’s career success lessons become a musical
It sounds like a good thing.