• Job diary: I'm a 32-year-old porn star making five figures a month from home during the pandemic. My secret weapon is my gift of gab

    12 days ago - By Business Insider

    Rain says that at 32 years old, she's considered a veteran in the porn industry.
    Romi Rain
    Romi Rain is a 32-year-old adult film star who lives and works in Southern California. She started doing nude modeling at the age of 19 before becoming an exotic dancer at a strip club. From there, she began webcamming, and at the age 25, signed with an agency to begin working in adult films. Since porn isn't a "forever career," Rain says many adult performers find ways to make residual income on the side by uploading content to websites like OnlyFans. Rain films and edits her own content, which can...
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  • Silicon Valley's workforce is feeling more burned out than before the pandemic, with nearly 70% reporting work-home-home exhaustion

    12 days ago - By Business Insider

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    Silicon Valley's workforce is reporting feeling more burned out than before the pandemic.
    A new survey from anonymous workplace chat app Blind found that 68% of tech workers feel more burned out than they did when they worked at an office.
    That number is higher than it was in February, when Blind found that 61% of professionals reported feeling burned out.
    While working remotely has alleviated some daily stressors like commuting, which can be particularly arduous in Silicon Valley, it's added new stress like longer hours, less...
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