Monica Torres

Monica Torres

Monica Torres

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.

Email: mtorres@theladders.com

Articles by Monica Torres

The Job Search

This is why hiring managers aren’t getting back to you — and what you can do about it

Yes, it is the actual worst.

Off Hours

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.

Success

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.

The Commute

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.

Work Fashion

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.

Technology at Work

We waste 17 hours every week on pointless work email

Three hours a day on email is no way to live.

Layoffs

18 best pieces of advice about life after layoffs, from people who have lost their jobs

"Know that work doesn't define you."

Leadership

3 unforgivable failures of toxic leaders

This is what gets people fired.

Technology at Work

We repeat: Your private office messages are never actually private

If it's really confidential, say it in person.

Success

Martha Stewart’s career success lessons become a musical

It sounds like a good thing.