career

Careers in the industry; from corporate to middle management, food service, media, political figures, and beyond. All workplace careers.

Nancy D4 hours ago
Babysitting an Autistic Young Adult
I've been babysitting an autistic young adult for a few weeks now, and now I'm considering going to back to school to further this type of work. Taking care of someone else makes me feel important and...
Hi, I'm Applying for the Job of Adulting
When our parents were younger, it was so much easier to get a job. Apply yourself, get a high school diploma, get a college degree, and you were pretty much guaranteed a job. Sometimes, you didn’t eve...
percy grace4 days 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 Hill8 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...
Damian Willis9 days ago
The Grind
There I was at the bottom, 25 years old, no career and fresh off a divorce. Prior to that I chased down a Real Estate career in a major Metropolitan area and came up empty, never sold a thing. I deliv...
Discernment of Life Calling — Excerpt 10
CHAPTER 1: The problem with regular jobs Section 8: The myth of full-time, permanent jobs The incontrovertible reality of corporate life (at least in the private sector) is that “full-time, permanent ...
Samantha Faherty10 days ago
Unemployment
As months go by, I just sit here and wait. I was terminated from my employment for "lying" to the company. Which all in its own is a confusing reason. I guess we should start from the beginning. As th...
Meg D.10 days ago
Looking for Work, Blindfolded
I am in my mid-twenties, working part-time, and about to graduate college at last. I have been looking for work, thinking up projects, and writing... basically, trying a little bit of everything. I'm ...
Torrey Holman10 days ago
I Freelanced My Way to Freedom
My introduction to making my living completely online began in 1996. I was a single mother and struggling to make ends meet and win "Mother of the Year" award amongst my friends and family. I never go...
Monica Daniels11 days ago
Being a Goal Getter
I've always dreamed about running my own business and being my own boss. When I was a little girl, the other kids my age wanted to be nurses, fashion designers, and one even wanted to be a cowgirl, bu...
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...
Shawn C Mace13 days ago
Lessons from Project Management
Before the housing market crash of 2008, I thrived in a small kitchen & bath retail store and cabinet shop. I was the project and business manager. This path taught me a lot about builders, owners, sa...
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...
Liz Galante17 days ago
All the Questions You Have About an Escape Room
Yes, working at an escape room is the best job we have ever had. It is loads of fun and we get the opportunity to meet a wide variety of new people and if we're lucky, plenty of chances to travel. The...
Struggling to Find a Job
People say that life is easy and tough, they also say that successful people achieve success because of their luck! But my journey has taught me that... People achieve success only when they have fait...
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...