fact or fiction

Is it a fact or is it merely fiction? Fact or Fiction explores the lesser known truths in the corporate culture of Journal.

Sarah Blain6 months 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...
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Summer Patterson8 months ago
10 Things You Didn't Know About Your Server/Bartender
An Insight Into the World of Restaurant Working and Workers
Mike Scruton10 months ago
The Weird and Wonderful World of the Office
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 year 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...
Holly P.a year ago
Google Search: Jobs You Can Do Without a College Degree
I just changed my major for the third and (hopefully) last time. I am still three years away from graduation, meanwhile, I am building a business with a skill that I learned outside of a university. E...
Culture Flub
“Culture” is defined as the set of shared attitudes, values, goals, and practices that characterizes an institution or organization. “Culture fit” is a common phrase, often given a lot of weight withi...
Five Myths About Landing a Good Job Later in Life
Many people get their big break relatively early on in life, especially when it comes to fields like entertainment and finance. However, there are many people who have made their wealth by landing a g...
Things That the Wealthy Do Differently
Living close to New York City has given me an amazing perspective on life—one that has been molded by the myriads of people I've met throughout my time wandering through the city. In my years, I've me...
Rhonda Farleya year ago
My Adventures as a Pizza Delivery Driver
It was the first time that I had worked delivering pizzas on Valentine’s Day and I did not have any idea how busy the night ahead was going to be. I just thought that it was going to be another regula...
Rhonda Farleya year ago
My Adventures as a Pizza Delivery Driver
Before I go to work each day, I always think to myself and wonder where that I am going to be delivering pizzas to that day. Not that it does any good, though. When you hear your name called at work, ...
Rhonda Farleya year ago
My Adventures as a Pizza Delivery Driver
I find myself once again at work, delivering pizzas, only this time, it is the weekend and I am heading to a local Hotel in Town, little did I know, this was the first of many deliveries that I would ...
Clara Lina year ago
Victory and Defeat
Anyone would long for a sweet taste of victory. They want to feel the rush of joy when they win a match or be a part of this pinnacle moment when they receive a scholarship or hold a trophy in their h...
Baleigh Robertsa year ago
5 Reasons College is Better Than High School
Anyone that experienced the four years that was high school, understands that it was interesting, to say the least. However, four years of never quite feeling like yourself and still having to raise y...
N Ma year ago
Dyslexia - What You Don't Know
Let's start off by stating that I am dyslexic. Many of the sentences I write may or may not make sense, so I do apologise in advance. I will hopefully help people understand that dyslexia isn't just a...
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Haydn Greena year ago
Quitting My Job As A Teacher Was The Best Decision I Have Made
It's midnight on a Sunday evening and I am not asleep. I have to be awake at four o'clock, but my brain seems unable to comprehend this fact. My body, like my brain, is completely and utterly exhauste...
Most Dangerous Jobs
It doesn't take a large paycheck to convince people to take on the most dangerous jobs. Some jobs, like working in the military, are obviously dangerous. Soldiers die sometimes by the thousands each y...
Home-Schooling
In the UK, it has been usual to enroll a child in a school at age four or five. Other options would have been considered out of the ordinary. Nowadays, however, more and more parents are choosing othe...