In more than 20 years in public radio, Barbara Bogaev has served as the longtime guest host of NPR’s flagship program Fresh Air with Terry Gross, as well as host of APM’s news and culture magazine, Weekend America and the weekly national documentary series, Soundprint. A Philadelphia native, she began her radio career as the producer of the award-winning talk show, Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane. Currently based in Los Angeles, Bogaev is a frequent guest host of member station KPCC’s daily news magazine, Take Two, and a recent fellow with the USC/Annenberg Getty Foundation Arts Journalism program. When not on the air, Bogaev writes for the critical-culture website HiLobrow.com, blogs at alwaysmorequestions.com, and donates her family homebrew, Biohazard Ale, to the underground trap-door bar of the L.A. art collective, Machine Project.
Posted In: workplace, Jobs, culture
Dismissive remarks. Cattiness. Talking behind people's backs. That kind of behavior doesn't end in junior high -- it can make your life at work miserable, too. We've got advice on how to deal with a bitch at work. Plus, learn about the eight different types.
Posted In: dirty, office behavior, office, kitchen
What do the dirty dishes and moldy leftovers at your office kitchen say about you and workplace culture?
Posted In: Jobs, job interview
Think a job interview is all about answering questions? Most people do. And that's why they don't get hired, says business consultant Ramit Sethi.
Posted In: resume, Jobs, diversity, Work
From the organizations you're a member of to your educational background to something as simple as your name -- advertising your ethnicity, sexuality, religion or gender on your resume can affect the hiring process.
Posted In: credit unions, Banks
The consumer website Bankrate released its 2013 survey of credit unions. And it shows that credit unions have stepped up their game.
Posted In: scams, AARP, Postal Service
Older Americans are being targeted by con artists abroad. The victims are told they are winners of a "foreign lottery" and that they only have to pay taxes and fees to claim their jackpots. But, the scam is costing people more than money.
Posted In: present, future
Author Douglas Rushkoff explores the ways technology and business culture have evolved so as to keep consumers "present-minded" in his latest book, "Present Shock: When Everything Happens Now."
Posted In: Santa Barbara, Housing
Santa Barbara is known for its beautiful, expansive homes. But the city's reputation doesn't tell the whole story of its housing market.
Posted In: letters
Personal finance journalist and author Carmen Wong Ulrich answers listeners' questions about building credit history as a stay-at-home parent, whether buying life insurance at a young age is a good idea and where to invest a $10,000 graduation gift.
Posted In: student debt, student loan debt, education costs
This year, for the first time, total outstanding student loans will exceed $1 trillion. That's a crisis, right? The Atlantic argues no.