humanity

The real lives of businessmen, professionals, the everyday man, stay at home parent, healthy lifestyle influencers, and general feel good human stories.

Rosalyn Grams5 months ago
Confessions of a Disabled Job-seeker - The One with the Call Centre
I applied for a call centre position for a very large bank in Glasgow with a horse for the logo. We were given our task feedback at the interview. I was pleased to find out that I got the highest grad...
Will Jackson5 months ago
Dear Customers
Let me start this off by saying, if you think that this letter isn’t for you, it’s probably for you. I’m not about to be nice, because one thing is for sure: I’m tired. This is for every customer who ...
JennyMae 5 months ago
Taking the Leap
Sometimes the worst part about making a decision is the three hours it takes between decision and execution. Recently I decided to leave a part time job that I had been working for seven years. I was ...
Maria Marino5 months ago
Mid-life Crisis at 20 Years Old?
Hello all. Maria here. For those of you who don’t know, which means all of you, I am currently 20-years-old. I also live in New Jersey. Yay? Not really. I’ve brought myself to write this very personal...
Restaurant & Retail: Not for Me
Hi everyone. My name's Shadow. I used to work as a crewman at McDonald's. You can imagine how that went—at least the majority of you can. Not only did I get grouchy customers every now and then, but t...
Bazooka Teaches6 months ago
The Thousand-Dollar Parking Ticket
So I was driving for Uber on a nice Thursday evening in Glendale, California. It was cooling off, and the streets were crowded with Angelenos enjoying the weather. I had three young ladies that were f...
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Jos Green6 months ago
On My Own
From the moment any kid turns 18 all they want to do is escape from home and be on their own. I was no different. While I knew I wasn't ready at 18, I was trying to make myself ready and find a way. I...
Katie Kostelic6 months ago
19 and Unemployed
Allow me to introduce myself. My name is Katie, and I'm a 19-year-old student who just moved to Chicago full time after a year at a college in the city. At the end of my third and final quarter of my ...
Victoria Tabak6 months ago
"Hey! Those Were My Ideas!"
I've written stories about what it's like to be an educator in this world and how others perceive me because of my profession. But have any of you ever had someone within your own company befriend you...
Mia Price6 months ago
Life Limits
Something I have always struggled with is where I want to go in life. I have absolutely no clue where I want to be when I'm 30 and married with a toddler running around the house. Hell, I don't even k...
Rayelle McKown7 months ago
The Reality of Compassion Fatigue and Burnout
EMTs, police officers, firefighters, social/case workers, medical professionals… they’re the bleeding hearts, the empaths. They often see the very worst of us but the majority of them choose their car...
Madison Rheam7 months ago
9 (Charitable) Organizations You Need to Know About
Here are nine of the many companies out there that give back with every purchase.
Melody Lau7 months ago
I’m 20 and Never Had a Job Before
Does anyone else feel as if the process of applying for jobs is more stressful than the actual part of working? Well, I have never actually held a formal job before in my 20 years of living, so maybe ...
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A Fillmore8 months ago
Taking My Time
It’s been two months since I’ve been off work. I quit my job, leaving the company with the pandering boss and floundering culture. Read my posts about that here: "Strong Woman Syndrome" "Strong Woman ...
10 Types of Customers You'll Meet as a Starbucks Barista
Starbucks is all over, so it's no surprise that it sees its fair share of customers. Some of them are just passing through, whereas some are locals and might be seen more often. Some customers fall in...
Lilly Tairi8 months ago
If Money Were No Object
If money were no object I would be able to create and bring to life so many dreams I have had locked away in this mind of mine. Dreams some would say are too big for a person like myself, but if you a...
Zarii Young8 months ago
Why Are We...?
"My dictionary defines opportunity as a set of circumstances that make it possible to do something. The world has conditioned us to wait for an opportunity, have the good sense to spot it, and hope to...
Milica Markovic8 months ago
The Rise of Podcasting and Its Benefits
Before I became a full-time brand journalist, a large portion of my freelancing days consisted of producing and editing performance criticism, as well as providing news coverage for an online theatre ...