How happy are workers at New York City’s “Happy” businesses?
We talked to employees at a few businesses in New York City with “happy” in the title. It was a little awkward.
What will people do if they don't have to work for a living?
Hopes&Fears answers questions with the help of experts. Today, we asked economists, media theorists and authors to predict what our lives will look like in a post-labor world.
How much paid leave do people get in cities around the world?
Hopes&Fears gathered information on the paid leave, whether for vacation, state holidays, illness or parental leave, legally guaranteed to workers in cities around the world.
Behind the costumes: Talking with Times Square's 'Hello Kitty', 'Cookie Monster' and 'Mario'
Over the course of a few days, we talked to several people working in costume and photographed their daily lives behind the masks. The interviews were conducted in Spanish.
Study says, freelancers are people too
A new study from the University of Leicester proposes that the happiness of freelance workers -- contractors, copy editors, coaches, designers and, we assume, writers -- depends on a few key factors.
US workplaces are getting farther away
A new study shows that over the last 15 years, Americans in metro-areas live farther and farther from where they are employed.