Slate Careers

Getting past "and what is it you do?" to "how do you do it?" and "why?" These episodes, drawn from across the Slate network, dive into how to live while making a living.

Business
1
Working: Understanding Bong Joon Ho’s Brilliance
46 min
2
How To!: Know When to Quit Your Job
Author Annie Duke, on the power of walking away.
34 min
3
Working: Creating a Piece of Immersive Theater ...
51 min
4
Working: CG Animation With Stop Motion Charm
43 min
5
Working: How a Romance Novelist Churns Out Sedu...
43 min
6
A Word: Black Panther’s Pride
While Wakanda Forever honors Chadwick Bosman, writers are inventing Wakanda’s future.
26 min
7
The Waves: Inside Voice
The actresses’s new audio book Inside Voice will make you rethink how you sound.
25 min
8
Working: A Poet Demystifies Her Process
45 min
9
Working Overtime: Giving Constructive Feedback
25 min
10
Working: How an Abbott Elementary Episode is Born
50 min
11
Working Overtime: Burnt Out on Goal-Focused Work
20 min
12
Working: Movie Poster Design, With Artist Drusi...
42 min
13
Working: Making Lincoln Center More Welcoming
48 min
14
How To!: Pick a College (And Actually Afford It)
Ron Lieber on what you need to know before taking on a ton of debt.
31 min
15
Working: An Editor for HBO's The Rehearsal Expl...
44 min
16
How To!: Make the Leap to Your Dream Job
Nathan and Susannah Furr on the upside of uncertainty.
32 min
17
Working: Reporter Casey Parks on the Book She N...
45 min
18
Working: Fight Choreographers on the Artistry B...
47 min
19
Slate Money: Quiet Quitting
Slate Money talks labor shortage, quiet quitting, and the fast-food labor council.
38 min
20
Working: How Perfumers Can Tell Stories Through...
45 min
21
Working: The Artist Behind Liberty Puzzles’ Whi...
44 min
22
Working: Writers Rob Walker and Joshua Glenn on...
50 min
23
A Word: Designing Wakanda
The Black Panther franchise is lifting up a new generation of Black creatives in film.
23 min
24
Working: How Chef Hooni Kim Brings Korean Stapl...
42 min
25
Decoder Ring: The Most Famous Poet No One Remem...
Searching for Rod McKuen
43 min
26
How To!: Be an Artist and Not Starve
Aaron Dworkin on finding your signature style and making a living.
33 min
27
Working: Casting Director Angelique Midthunder ...
46 min
28
How To Crack Up Your Coworkers (Without Being O...
Michael Terry, hilarious hedge fund guy, on reading the room — part two.
30 min
29
How To Stand Up To a Workplace Bully
Megan Hunter on how to handle a high conflict personality at work.
27 min
30
How To Bounce Back From Burnout
James Altucher on finding a new job you don’t hate.
29 min
31
Sponsored: Striking a Transformative Tone with ...
34 min
32
Introducing: Thrilling Tales of Modern Capitalism
21 min
33
Food52 Co-Founder Merrill Stubbs
37 min
34
Reductress Co-Founders Beth Newell and Sarah Pa...
31 min
35
Bonobos CEO Micky Onvural
32 min
36
Zola Co-Founders Shan-Lyn Ma and Nobu Nakaguchi
45 min
37
Oscar CEO Mario Schlosser
38 min
38
NerdWallet CEO Tim Chen
32 min
39
Merge Records Co-Founders Laura Ballance and Ma...
41 min
40
Coffee Meets Bagel CEO Dawoon Kang
34 min
41
Harry's CEO Andy Katz-Mayfield
36 min
42
Chirps CEO Rose Wang
32 min
43
Field Notes Co-Founder Aaron Draplin
30 min
44
E.L.F. CEO Tarang Amin
29 min
45
Carnival CEO Arnold Donald
34 min
46
Kickee Pants CEO Aerin Nicole
32 min
47
DoSomething CEO Aria Finger
33 min
48
Betterment CEO Jon Stein
34 min
49
Big Gay Ice Cream Co-Founder Douglas Quint
33 min
50
Cuyana CEO Karla Gallardo
29 min
51
Coming Nov. 19th: Who Runs That?
1 min