Bullshit Job Diary

Bullshit Job Diary: The Magazine Editorial Assistant Who Dresses to Impress

The first instalment of a weekly diary about stupid fucking work.
International Women's Day 2019

The Concept of Women 'Having It All' Has Never Been Realistic, But Now It's Extinct

As a literal statement it's never held water, but it ultimately boils down to the option to have both a career and children. Now, late capitalism has rendered that near-impossible.
Emma Garland

Here's Every Office Nemesis You're Going to Have at Your Job

Who knows, you might be one of these people.
Joel Golby

How to Deal with Your Nightmare Boss

A new comic by Will Laren.
Will Laren

I Was Injecting Heroin in the Bogs While Working at One of the UK's Biggest Papers

Joel Lewin worked at one of the world's most prestigious financial newspapers. But while he was writing about Tesco's shares he was also shoplifting there to feed a heroin addiction.
Joel Lewin

Drugs, Money Laundering and Rehab: What It's Really Like to Work on a Super Yacht

"Many captains start to party too much, and so they become lazy, lose their job as a result and go bankrupt because they've started living a life they couldn't afford."
Arkasha Keysers
sex work

Your Job Has More in Common with Sex Work Than You Might Think

We spoke to one of the authors of 'Revolting Prostitutes: The Fight for Sex Worker's Rights' about how to make the world of work better.
Tom Whyman

I Used a Bot to Get Myself a Job

These days, there's software that can do the tedious chore of writing your cover letter, so I gave it a go and applied for a load of open positions.
Simon Pepper

Porn Stars Tell Us What They Think About During Sex

"It’s very easy for a lot of mundane thoughts to pop into my head: 'what type of pizza will I get after this? Do I have beers at home?'"
Chris Shearer
Eugh, men

The Shitty Work Emails Women Receive from Men

We asked women for the worst emails they received from men at work.
Edie Miller
Pay Gap

Plus-Size People Reveal How They're Discriminated Against at Work

It seems the gender pay gap comes with an added weight limit.
Gina Tonic
horror stories

How Working in Retail Taught Me to Hate Humanity

"This woman ripped the changing room curtain open and then just watched as her toddler puked up his lunch. She took one of the shirts hanging over her arm, cleaned the kid's face off and held it out to me."
Juli Katt