Inbox consuming your life? Take a page from the email slackers and naysayers and try declaring email bankruptcy, setting filters—and just letting it go.
Columnist, The Wall Street Journal
Rachel Feintzeig is the Work & Life columnist at The Wall Street Journal, writing about the intersection of jobs and everything else. From 2013 to 2020, she covered management and career trends as a reporter for the paper's management bureau, writing about everything from dating at work to people who get tattoos of their company's logo. A former bankruptcy reporter, she joined the company in 2008.
Firmer work-life boundaries, conversations with other humans, the quiet of a commute. Some remote workers are embracing the benefits of their old work lives.
Rachel Feintzeig |Photo Illustrations by Yasara Gunawardena for The Wall Street Journal
May 16, 2022
At the office, your colleagues’ bad habits may seem worse after spending so much time apart.
May 2, 2022
Feel like your whole identity has been distilled down to work responsibilities and kids? Here’s how to rediscover the “I can’t believe I just did that” feeling.
April 18, 2022
During months at home, we got comfortable, and said what we wanted—even when it was a four-letter word. Here’s how that’s going back at the office.
April 11, 2022
Find your box of stray cables. Untangle your wired headphones. These professionals say the key to reliability is old-school technology.
March 28, 2022
At home, we wear what we want—and research suggests that our work benefits.
Rachel Feintzeig | Photo illustrations by Yasara Gunawardena for The Wall Street Journal
March 21, 2022
Don’t be cavalier about what it will take to get back into the workforce. Start looking before you’re ready.
March 14, 2022
As conversations about loss come to work, some companies are rethinking bereavement leave.
February 7, 2022