NEW YORK, April 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Ladders, Inc., a leading professional careers site, today announced the launch of its new digital publication. Helmed by editorial director Ryan Sager and editor-in-chief Heidi N. Moore, Ladders News provides news, analysis, and commentary across a wide range of work, career, and management-related topics, from office culture and gender issues, to interview and job advancement skills, to productivity, technology, and breaking news events.
Ryan Sager, previously of TIME, The Wall Street Journal, and The New York Post, will serve as editorial director, overseeing a team of seven editors and reporters. At The Wall Street Journal, Sager developed and launched Review, the popular WSJ Weekend section devoted to books and ideas — home to essays including the Journal's most-read story of 2011 on "Tiger Parenting," 2012's most-read story on French parenting, Bill Gates's "Plan To Fix the World's Biggest Problems," and Marc Andreessen's "Why Software Is Eating the World."
Acclaimed financial journalist Heidi N. Moore, formerly of The Wall Street Journal, Mashable, and The Guardian's US edition, will serve as editor-in-chief, overseeing the daily reporting of news, profiles, and features for the new publication, focused on how work changes our lives and the world around us. At The Guardian, Moore launched the US Business and Money sections and revamped the business coverage at Mashable to include closer looks at the humans behind the businesses.
"We spend a third or more of our lives at work, yet office life tends to get treated as an afterthought," said Ryan Sager, editorial director. "We see the workplace as the day-to-day arena of human achievement, a place where small personal battles are won and lost every hour."
"We aim to cover the world of work as news every single day," said Heidi N. Moore, editor in chief. "Our jobs change who we are. We want to bring readers the human stories of success and struggle, and we're arming you to improve your work life with news, analysis, advice, and wit."
Major stories at launch include:
- The Millennial Workforce: A deep dive into what motivates millennials in the workplace, based on a Ladders/SurveyMonkey poll of more than 4,700 adults. Key findings include:
- Millennial women are by far the group most likely to be friends with their manager on social media.
- Millennial men were the group most likely to think it's acceptable for companies to expect people to answer work emails outside of business hours.
- Millennials are twice as likely as Baby Boomers to think it's acceptable to text and use social media at work.
- Millennials were the only age group to say career growth was more important than starting salary when accepting an offer.
- Despite their reputation as idealists, Millennials were far less likely than Baby Boomers to say it was important to work for a company whose mission they believe in.
- The Ladders 101: A diverse list of key influencers on the topic of work and careers, ranging from economists and CEOs of Fortune 100 companies to startup founders and productivity bloggers.
- The founders of theSkimm on why "Nobody is too senior to do something. Nobody is too junior to do something."
- A look inside Workaholics Anonymous
- The truth about what reality contestants do when they have to take time off work to be famous
- And why we should all stop bragging about being so busy all the time
Stories from Ladders new digital outlet will also be delivered through the company's newsletter, which already reaches nearly 10 million readers per month. More than nine out of 10 Ladders readers hold a bachelor's degree or higher and 45% have an advanced degree.
Visit the new Ladders digital publication at: https://www.theladders.com/news
About Ladders, Inc.
Ladders, Inc. is a leading professional careers site that offers comprehensive, data-backed career tools and guidance to place members in top tier professional jobs. Founded in 2003 in New York, NY, Ladders now has more than 9 million members who use the platform to manage, market and move up in their careers. For more information on Ladders, please visit www.theladders.com.
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