I've been working low-paying jobs for a long, long time. Here's what I've learned.
Summer jobs exist to remind us that we're human garbage put on this earth to serve those with wealthier parents.
A year in the shoes of your average worker might give Britain's political leaders a little more perspective.
"I don't imagine he's had much experience with Centrelink because he seems hell-bent on a fight rather than a swindle. That's not the way to get paid in this place."
Is the country's famous workaholic culture finally changing?
How did we get to the point where people are constantly spouting nonsense about "deliverables," "drill-down," "catch-up," "moving forward," and "quick wins"?
It touched a nerve because one of the guys going to prison is my cousin, and he doesn't deserve your mockery.
Apple and Facebook have begun offering their female employees the opportunity to freeze their eggs as a way to prolong their childbearing years. The rest of us should get that chance too.
All the people who approached Hannah were men. One even offered her a job she was blatantly unqualified for (she was holding a sign touting her falconry prowess), then took the offer away when she wouldn't give him her phone number.
So it's Sunday night, and you have to go to work tomorrow which sucks. Sorry we can't be there to stroke your hair and fetch you cups of tea. In our absence here is some stuff to watch in bed until you fall asleep and dream of bikies making cheese burgers…
Group interviews seem to be devised by a generation of managers who view The Hunger Games as a model for how to find employees. The competition and dishonest narcissism of a normal interview, amplified by all the people you're hoping to outshine to…
If you like us rely on 'Game of Thrones' to dull the pain of everyday life, we've made you this 55 minute video care package to get you through this GoT-less Memorial Day Monday.
Imagine becoming superhuman. Or, at the very least, becoming superhumanly good at your job. Imagine a drug that would give you total focus, total composure, genius-level clarity of thought, and the ability to stay up and in the zone for two days straight…
Director/writer Martha Washington is a cog in the massive, thick, throbbing, veiny adult film machine. I met her when I worked as a porn blogger, before I left the industry to pursue employment with far fewer tits. We recently got together to discuss the
Yes, you are way too late. It's the end of June, you idiot.
Will Ivy from Lilac taught me that you can get a job by just looking "artsy" at Trader Joe's, but advertising yourself as a "nice person" on Craigslist will get you nowhere.
Photos by Ben Ritter, Styling by Annette Lamothe-Ramos
I started working in the mines in about '69 or '70, when I was 17 years old. I just worked part-time during the summer.
I had 22 years in the coal mines, all underground. I started down there when I was about 22. I thought it was the greatest thing in the world when I was young.
I'm the manager of Nin-Nah-Too-Sii ("Chief Sun" in Blackfoot), an employment-contract managing business. We started because of the huge need we have here on the reservation for work.