S. Mitra Kalita, TIME.com

S. Mitra Kalita


New York, United States

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Recent articles by S. Mitra:

The Real Reason to Support BIPOC Brands

As holiday-shopping season kicks off, a look at the state of support for entrepreneurs of color. → Read More

The Case for Sticking it Out on Twitter

I have almost 30,000 followers on Twitter. I worked my ass off for each and every one of them. And so the idea of leaving... → Read More

How the Pandemic Made 'Caregiver' the Newest Workplace Identity

How employers can best support an employee group with diverse circumstances and needs. → Read More

The 3 Pillars of a Good Job

A new definition of job quality for employers to heed. → Read More

How to Make Sure a Job Offer Is Accepted

S. Mitra Kalita on 5 ways to sway potential hires. → Read More

What the Office Return Means For Workers With Disabilities

An anonymous employee shares what they're wrestling with. → Read More

How Community Colleges Have Pivoted in the Pandemic

Two community-college presidents on surviving a tight labor market, enrollment drops, and a student-debt crisis. → Read More

The Disruptive Business Lesson in 'Never Have I Ever'

The career of Poorna Jagannathan, star of 'Never Have I Ever,' is a model for working inclusively. → Read More

Why the Career of the Future Needs a Portfolio Approach

The value of pursuing many different roles at the same time—in work and in life. → Read More

We're Asking the Wrong Question About the Recession

Whether we're in a recession matters less than who's feeling the pinch. → Read More

A Better Version of Capitalism Starts With Board Diversity

The high stakes of getting inclusive leadership right. → Read More

How to Support a Colleague Who's Sick or Grieving

Including the best way to send food and a line to include in your check-in notes. → Read More

To Relax Outside of Work This Summer, Rethink Your Workday

Rather than treat rest as something that happens off the clock, employees and companies can build it into the way work is done. → Read More

The Best Career Advice for New Graduates: Prepare for Opportunity

Why just showing up isn't enough, and other lessons for finding meaning amid uncertainty. → Read More

Lessons for Entrepreneurs from the Comic-Book Startup Reframing Black History

The founders of Black Sands Entertainment on how they beat the odds to build a successful brand. → Read More

What Your Chief Diversity Officer Needs

Two years after the killing of George Floyd, the number of corporate diversity leaders has soared—and they have their work cut out for them. → Read More

What One Executive Wishes They Could Tell Employees About Return-to-Office Plans

An anonymous C-level leader confesses the questions they're wrestling with. → Read More

How to Decide if Business Travel Is Worth it Right Now

When the time it takes to decide whether to go on the business trip is longer than the trip itself… That was me last week, weighing rising Covid cases and multiple exposures with the real need to network, build brand awareness, and raise funding for a startup. I consulted friends, family, doctors, and authorities in data, public health, even aviation and the economy. The decision-making process… → Read More

Now Is the Time to Push Companies on Abortion

Look to the rise of fertility benefits to understand how workers can demand more from their employers. → Read More

The Best Questions to Ask (and Answer) in Performance Reviews

The pandemic-era review looks a lot different from its predecessor. → Read More