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?

Shelby Weimer3 days ago
Tamp This! Pros + Cons of Living the Life of a Coffee Wizard
As a former barista, I can say that I have learned a lot about people in general. There’s a lot of people-watching, unpleasant interactions, and every now and then, surprising friendships. I’ve learne...
Shaking Bird4 days ago
Accepting Art Commissions
It's enormously exciting, that first time someone says "I want your art and I'll pay you for it." Oh the thrills, the honor, the validation of every painstaking hour spent in study and blood and tears...
Lydia B.6 days ago
Dear Customers, You Suck
Dear Customers, You truly suck the life out of the workers at the grocery store, market, or whatever else you call one of the hugest parts of the service industry. You may think "I'm always nice, it's...
Steven Altman11 days ago
Hitting the Target
You might see us pushing wheelchairs, walking with clients through your local YMCA or community centre. Sometimes you don't see us at all. We are always behind the scenes and rarely thought about when...
Q-ell Betton18 days ago
So Why Don't You Make One?
As a bit of a film and television critic, one could rightfully, some might think, ask if I could do any better. After all, making a film is not easy. As the saying goes, if it was, everyone would do it. Maybe that's true. But as technology has advanced and many professions that were the preserve of the few, become accessible to all, increasing numbers of people are doing exactly that; making films. Only a few years ago, a filmmaker, Sean Baker, made an entire feature film, Tangerine, shot entire...
Morning Coffee with Susan
It's ironic how we tend to make our way back to the very concepts and assets that we were introduced to some time ago. It could have been an oversight. These assets seem to find a way back to the obse...
Denise Hedleya month ago
Earning My Writer's Stripes
It isn't what I thought it would be. It is so much more. I wrote proposals for 20 years. Automatically—amost robotically. By the time I stopped, I could practically write one in my sleep. I now realiz...
Mikah Moore 2 months ago
The Routine Job Type
It’s very easy to get very overwhelmed when you are a cashier. The environment in which you work is often the same and the people you come in contact with on a daily basis are almost always the same a...
A Career in Museum Studies
The day you graduate high school is one step closer to the beginning of your future. You may have spent months or even years dreaming about what you wanted as a career. Filling out college application...