What It's Like To Be

What It's Like To Be

From postal worker to film producer, what is it like to do what you do?

Rayelle McKowna month ago
The Reality of Compassion Fatigue and Burnout
EMTs, police officers, firefighters, social/case workers, medical professionals… they’re the bleeding hearts, the empaths. They often see the very worst of us but the majority of them choose their car...
Sarah Blaina month ago
Fitting Room Etiquette
In my 23 years of living, I never had to work in retail. I did my fair share of shopping in department stores without knowing the other side of the retail business. I have been in continuous guilt bec...
Dylan Gonzaleza month ago
What It's Like to Be: A Microbrewery Sales Manager
Craft beer has come a long way since San Fransisco's Anchor Brewing was recognized as the first brewery of its kind. In my previous life, I saw the rise of craft beer in the state of New Jersey, which...
Jessica Whartona month ago
What It's Like To Be: A Sociotherapist
When it comes to social workers, a certain stock image is likely what comes to mind: a stern, no-nonsense presence, a clipboard in one hand and metaphorical red tape in the other; an agent of the stat...
Kimberly Stylesa month ago
6 Things a Call Centre Worker Wishes You Knew
When working in a call center, you have your good days and your bad. I'm here to give you 6 tips on how to interact with call center staff so you don't make their day a bad one.
Hannah Amiee2 months ago
5 Things Working in Care Has Taught Me
Until recently I worked as a care assistant in a nursing home. It was the most rewarding and emotionally taxing job I have had to date (and probably will ever have). The work can be super demanding (n...
Melissa Jones2 months ago
Librarians Are Not What You Think They Are
When most people think about librarians they remember the mean, glasses-wearing old lady who worked at their school or public library. You probably assumed they had nothing to do better with their liv...
Carol Wilson2 months ago
Roles and Responsibilities of System Analyst
System Analysts are IT professionals who act as a mediator between clients and technical team. They are responsible for integrating business requirements into technology and ensure smooth functioning ...
Sami K3 months ago
Child and Youth Work
Do you work in a daycare? I wish I could scream when asked this question. Because no, I do not work in a daycare. I am not qualified to work with newborns or infants. I value the workers who are. You ...