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
How to tell interviewers you’re not a jerk, despite working for a terrible company
From Uber to Miramax, controversial news can drag your reputation down. Here's how to prove to interviewers you're not a jerk, even if your company is.
This is the secret behind top teams’ best ideas
Debate — not lockstep agreement — is the secret recipe for a high-performing team, a new six-year study has found.
Here’s how to win at flu season and avoid getting sick
Colds don't only make you feel crummy, they also hurt productivity. Here's how you can win a flu season and survive the cold weather without getting sick.
This is Shake Shack founder Danny Meyer’s one big tip on how to handle clients
The best experience Shake Shack's Danny Meyer can give his customers is to make them feel important. Here's his best tip on managing clients.
This is why you can’t rely on whisper networks to stop the Harvey Weinsteins of your workplace
Employees facing backlash can resort to backchannel warnings about threatening coworkers.
These 3 steps can help women get the raises they deserve
New research shows that women can face backlash when asking for a raise. Here are tips on how to overcome the odds and get what you're after.
Survey: Americans want to limit robots to ‘dangerous’ and ‘unhealthy’ jobs
Americans support having machines do the grunt work, giving humans the opportunity to pursue more creative, less monotonous tasks.
Here’s the crucial lesson Steve Jobs taught Apple’s Jony Ive about focus
According to the advice Steve Jobs gave Jony Ive, to organize your life, you'll need to prioritize what matters to you and clear away the clutter.
One hour of exercise can prevent depression, study finds
There's good news for those of us who hate to go to the gym too often: You just need an hour of physical activity every week.
How the Equifax hack could hurt your job search
The millions affected by the hack on credit reporting agency Equifax may have to explain fraudulent credit history to potentially unsympathetic employers.