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How some workers changed their careers during the pandemic

Jun 30, 2021
We talked to three people about how their career paths were altered during the pandemic and where they think they'll be a year from now.
As the COVID-19 pandemic begins to wane in the U.S., workers are reevaluating their job options.
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Reevaluating your career? You're not alone

May 4, 2021
"What seemed tolerable before may not seem tolerable anymore," says a professor at the Yale School of Management.
One in five workers changed their career over the last year, according to a Prudential survey.
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How one primary care doctor found her role in the fight against COVID-19

May 3, 2021
Physician and writer Suzanne Koven deleted an email requesting volunteers before changing her mind.
A sign in support of healthcare workers in Boston, Massachusetts on April 04, 2020. “I know this sounds really strange, but I can think of fewer happier times in my career,” said Dr. Suzanne Koven, a writer and physician at Massachusetts General Hospital.
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Number of Americans moving homes hits lowest level in 73 years

Dec 16, 2020
Migration patterns could change in a work-from-home world brought on by the pandemic.
A pedestrian walks by a building advertising an apartment for rent on Sept. 1, 2020, in San Francisco, California.
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What does it take to establish yourself in a "winner-take-all" economy?

Jun 18, 2019
The New York Times' Neil Irwin has spent some time trying to figure out exactly that.
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Becoming a food and wine "superhero"

Nov 27, 2017
"I'm in a place where I can make a difference."
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How women pay an economic price after sexual harassment

Nov 3, 2017
They often move to lower-paying jobs in fields where harassment less likely to occur, a study finds.
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After 13 years of teaching, illustrator and graphic designer goes freelance

Oct 24, 2017
"It's been fun and profitable. It's been moving forward," says Ron Hill of Cleveland.
A comic artist works on his computer.
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