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?

How to Survive in Fashion Retail
I started working in a women's clothing shop last year and can now say that the smallest things hack me off or cheer me up, some of which I had no idea even existed. Working in a high street fashion s...
Carson Lucas4 days ago
Oh, to Have a Stable Income
I want to start this off by saying this article is not intended to guilt trip you. I do not need your sympathy, I merely ask you to see things from my point of view, and get a new perspective on what ...
Adventure Junkie13 days ago
Tree Planting: The Hardest, but Most Rewarding Job in North America
Tree planting is hands down the most difficult job in North America, but it is also the best experience you will ever have. It will help you find yourself, develop confidence, and create life long mem...
Badger Hill15 days ago
I'm a Time Traveller
“I’m a time traveller.” Well, at least that is what I told the child who asked me why I was wearing medieval clothing when I was waiting for a fellow re-enactor to pick me up for an event. The child t...
Anna Flaherty17 days ago
Author's Reflections – A Series of Interviews with Real Authors
After trying many different styles of writing, I decided to try something completely separate from anything I've done before. I took it upon myself to reach out to some published authors whose books I...
Sammy Tanner19 days ago
What It's Really Like to Be a Barista
In this day and age, coffee is everything. It is something we drink to wake us up, something we have for a mid-morning rest break, something we drink when seeing friends. Millions of people enter coff...
John Gordon20 days ago
5 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Became a Chef...
I started working as a chef in the United Kingdom 5 years ago and have undergone the trials and tribulations necessary in order to become the chef de partie of a large scale commercial kitchen. They s...
Rebekah Raynard21 days ago
The Life of a Short, Angry, Brutally Honest Line Cook
This industry sucks. I say that with all the love in the world. But as much as it may suck; where would all of us tattooed, pissed off pyromaniacs who need a place to swear work? None of us are happy ...
Kate O'Callaghan24 days ago
A Librarian's Life, Part 3
I've changed the names of everyone in this article to protect their identities.