Priss Menaan hour ago
Job Application Psychosis
So… for the last couple of weeks I have been applying to jobs (and careers of course) with the hopes that I would be able to snatch something comfortable and close to home. Everyone wants that perfect...
Milica Markovic16 hours ago
Accountability and Leadership in Content Writing
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Rachel Maria17 hours ago
Customers from Outer Space
Part II At The Chain, I have a down to earth relationship with the majority of my supervisors and store managers. On a typical weekend night, just as we're an hour from closing, a couple of horrific d...
David Porter17 hours ago
Ways to Get Better at Working Under Pressure
Oftentimes life seems like an endless series of stressful situations, particularly at work. Work is hard — if it wasn’t, we probably wouldn’t get paid. Sitting on the beach isn’t very stressful, thus ...
Megan Palmer21 hours ago
Work Life, Flu Life
Ah, it's flu season. The time of year where every other person is wearing a doctor's mask in public and you're left wondering whether they are sick, or they're trying to stay healthy. Either way, I av...
Rachel Mariaa day ago
Retail Woes
Part I As per corporate customer service for the company I work for, employees throughout our store are encouraged to engage with customers to upsell products and stand out from other grocery chains. ...
Email From Hell
I moved to Chicago in January 2017 after having already been unemployed for a little over four months. I quit my old job in New York City in August 2016 while I planned to move back to the Midwest. I ...
Successories 15 days ago
Corporate Swag Products Every Startup Should Give Away
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Alex Robinson20 days ago
How To Actually Be Productive Working from Home
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Rachael Garnett24 days ago
Leaving London
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Evelyn Starra month ago
What Is Guy Culture and How to Disrupt It
Many people—men and women—hear the word "feminism" and scream, ridicule, and run away. It has been made out to be a bad word; a trigger word. The story of feminism gets twisted into "women hate men" a...
Hannah Petcha month ago
How to Get Through Writer's Block
I think it's fair to say that every writer feels the panic of not being able to think up new and original ideas. Being a writer is hard. There are so many writers constantly having new and brilliant i...
What It's Like To Be
From postal worker to film producer, what is it like to do what you do?
Home Office
A workplace watercooler for telecommuters and anyone who wears pajamas to work.
College Grads
Converse and commiserate with other newly minted adults.
Milica Markovic16 hours ago
Accountability and Leadership in Content Writing
We hear words like "accountability" and "leadership" getting thrown around a lot in business, but we generally don't truly understand what these terms mean until we make that big blunder... which isn'...
David Porter17 hours ago
Ways to Get Better at Working Under Pressure
Oftentimes life seems like an endless series of stressful situations, particularly at work. Work is hard — if it wasn’t, we probably wouldn’t get paid. Sitting on the beach isn’t very stressful, thus ...
Beth Freely2 days ago
What Inspires Your Writing?
People ask me all the time, "What inspires your writing?" It's not an easy question to answer. There are a lot of things that inspire my writing, a lot of things that get the creative juices flowing, ...
percy gracea day ago
A Fresh Start
I moved out of my parents' house at seventeen—a week before my senior year of high school. It was an intense situation as it was, but to be completely honest, I had never truly been happy there. Movin...
Email From Hell
I moved to Chicago in January 2017 after having already been unemployed for a little over four months. I quit my old job in New York City in August 2016 while I planned to move back to the Midwest. I ...
Marissa Hill5 days ago
Confessions of a Job Hopper
People always talk about how Millennials are job hoppers, and I feel partly to blame. But in my defense, it wasn't always my choice. After I graduated college a few years ago, I got a job at an employ...
Discernment of Life Calling — Excerpt 9
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Stephanie Harper11 days ago
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Joseph Civitella16 days ago
Discernment of Life Calling — Excerpt 8
CHAPTER 1: The Problem with Regular Jobs Section 6: Bottom line or higher purpose? At the end of the day, the bottom line delineates between the gains made in a company and the losses it endures. Too ...
Glenn Harriman9 days ago
Y'all Come Back, Now!
My wife and I were sipping morning coffee today and she commented on how the level of customer service in restaurants has changed here in the South. Not for the better, mind you. To be transparent, we...
Click-bait and Culture
The Internet is a land of many facets, and differing levels of quality and integrity can be found amidst the sordid strands of the Web. Much like mass producing cheap products, many content creators f...
Caitlin McDonald13 days ago
A Tale of Two Conferences
I went to two technical conferences recently which couldn’t have been more different in their approach to diversity and the quality of the material presented. Top Tips for Conference Organisers: Don’t...
Angi Bartlett9 days ago
10 Steps to Writing a Novel
Everyone knows that writing is easy... right? WRONG!!! Writing is one of the hardest things you will ever attempt in your life! You might be good with words, and able to string together some sentences...
Kathryn Ketchuma month ago
10 Things Almost All Gas Station Clerks Understand
These are some of the top things most grocery store gas station clerks understand. If you are reading this you might be agreeing or adding to this list, or perhaps you are someone who has always wante...
Savana Verret2 months ago
6 Things I Learned Working in Retail
It's the holiday season; a time where family and friends come together to celebrate their respective festivities, give and receive gifts, and take time to relax. It's also the time of year that people...
Megan Palmer21 hours ago
Work Life, Flu Life
Ah, it's flu season. The time of year where every other person is wearing a doctor's mask in public and you're left wondering whether they are sick, or they're trying to stay healthy. Either way, I av...
Allison B.a day ago
Who Are We?
As the human race we are people; as people we have many different expectations to fulfill. Those expectations are our occupations. Whether we may or may not be paid for our occupation like most, it is...
Varden Frias2 days ago
Be a Man!
First things first: Let's rip off the band-aid. I'm transgender—female to male—and have been passing for a little over a year now. If you're unfamiliar with the term "passing," it simply means that I ...
Jason Anschutz4 days ago
How to Write a Professional Business Resume
You just heard about a job opening at a company you would like to work for. The job summary includes great potential and advancement with potential benefits. To apply, candidates must include three re...
Lady Red8 days ago
How To Manifest What You Want by Pushing Through Resistance
For many of us, finding a job is a challenge. Many factors that may be working against us in our search for employment is geographical location, the opportunities available that are within our experie...
Sarah Phillips15 days ago
Ten Successful Subject Line Formulas to Try on Your Next Marketing Email
Finding the right subject line for your amazing email series can be hard. I get it. You want to create a sense of urgency to encourage your email subscribers to open and take action, but you don't wan...
Iggy Paulsen16 days ago
Frequently Asked 401(k) Questions You Need the Answers To
Ah, the 401(k)—the modern corporate pension. Having a 401(k) is a smart way to make sure that you have enough money later on down the road, and if you're like many other Americans, it's also an epic r...
Logan Bakera month ago
Top 5 Short Term Investments
When I was in high school, I took a consumer finance class. I have always been inclined to be business minded and I remember being very excited about the class when I registered. It only took me a few...
Eva Leea day ago
Best Brand Social Media Campaigns 2017 International
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Cato Conroy17 days ago
Myths About LinkedIn That Will Hinder Your Success
LinkedIn is the "Facebook of professionals," and truth be told, it's one of the most powerful recruitment platforms in the world. This highly professional social media platform can make or break your ...
Samantha Berry 17 days ago
Depression
My depression didn't start out of nowhere. I have problems. I have chronic migraines, as well as acute confusional migraines and that basically means I'm in a state of confusion/disoriented when my he...
Caleb Sherman21 days ago
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A success, and so it continues. Driven by a properly made cup of coffee, renewed vigor, and rediscovered inspiration, I set to work on the rewrite that will truly satisfy me. A story that I am certain...
Caleb Sherman21 days ago
The Agitated Author
This is how it begins. My morning routine, uninterrupted, goes off without a hitch. Unemployment would suit me if not for the lack of funding. The dishes are washing, the laundry is going, and I have ...
Anna Flaherty14 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...
William Inglis3 months ago
Group Interview: 5 Tips to Survive and Flourish
We’ve all had that wonderful feeling of being invited to an interview, it’s confirmation that your application was top quality and the company wants to meet you. Continue reading further down the emai...
Anik Marchand3 months ago
Conversation with a Motion Designer
Let me introduce to you a fantastic self-taught motion designer from Southern France named Jordan Coelho, or what he likes to refer to himself as—Barth. Coelho, like many motion designers, has been dr...
Mike Scruton11 days ago
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In recent years I have become fascinated with the approach to work in the office environment and how we look at it differently to the shopfloor. Having worked on the shopfloor in a manufacturing envir...
Tell-Tale Signs Your Boss Wants You to Quit
Every single person out there has experienced stressful days, weeks, or months at work. There are no jobs in existence that don’t have stress attached to them, and while it’s normal to have a rare day...
Evelyn Starra month ago
What Is Guy Culture and How to Disrupt It
Many people—men and women—hear the word "feminism" and scream, ridicule, and run away. It has been made out to be a bad word; a trigger word. The story of feminism gets twisted into "women hate men" a...
Lilli Behom 23 days ago
The Cold War: Has It Started Again or Did It Ever Actually End?
The Cold War started in 1947 between the two greatest superpowers at the time, America and the Soviet Union (USSR). Although many believe it is over, there was never a clear winner in this social, pol...
Punitive Parallels — The Genocide of Neighbors
The world has witnessed many atrocities... some worse than others. The Rwandan genocide and the Holocaust are two of the most horrific and devastating. These two acts of genocide differed in the manne...
Sean Patrick6 months ago
What I Learned Reporting on the Death of Princess Diana
I was 20 years old when I landed my first job in professional radio. I began work as what we called a board operator, the person in charge of making sure that syndicated programming, in this case the ...
Samuel Spencer3 months ago
9 Famous and Inspirational People Who Found Their Dream Jobs in Their 20s and Beyond
Being in your mid-20s is hell, especially if you have any kind of big dreams. As your friends start to get their dream jobs and generally settle down in houses you have no idea how they paid for, you ...
Caolinn Douglas4 months ago
Sexual Harassment and Seeing Women As They Are
In light of recent reports detailing Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein's alleged acts of sexual harassment and assault, a Medium article was released advising male readers that if they are ever unsure ...
Gail Nobles6 months ago
Angelina Jolie
Angelina Jolie is an interesting actress. I have never seen a female actress act in movies like she does. She is fun to watch and I love watching her. Angelina can do some amazing stunts. She can driv...