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Industry related topics in the realm of corporate culture, business, and the workplace.

Jennifer Jones6 days ago
Misadventures in Self-Storage Management
A few years back, I got the privilege of being an onsite resident manager of a self-storage facility for five years. Looking back, parts of it were great, other parts, let's just say, I've had my fill...
Keziah Flack17 days ago
The Customer Is Not Always Right
If there is one thing I want my hypothetical children to do, it’s work in retail. Not forever, just a short sentence. Having suffered through this myself, I know that it is the most brutal character b...
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Tia Spahan23 days ago
10 Things I’ve Learned Working In the Beauty Industry
As an Esthetician and Sales Consultant, I’ve worked at M.A.C, Dior, Smashbox, Ulta, Nordstrom, and a couple med spas. I’ve tried countless different products and many different aesthetic treatments. I...
Claire Edmundsona month ago
In Defence of the 9-5
Having experienced the stress of growing a ‘start-up’ and the comparative mundaneness of working 9-5 (‘what a way to make a living’ – sorry, couldn’t resist!), I have come to the not-so-startling real...
Anneke Gracea month ago
It's OK To Not Have Career Ambition
From a young age, we're told that our career defines us. It is the most important thing in our life. We must pass exams as young teenagers that affect the route we can take for later exams, then go to...
Harmion Morrisa month ago
Tips For Finding Entry Level Mining Jobs
Mining is the process of extraction of minerals or geological materials from the surface of the earth. In a wider sense, it includes extraction of non-renewable resources such as coal, petroleum, natu...
Christina St-Jean2 months ago
Is Google Not as Diverse as It Seems?
Even as Google's parent company, Alphabet, takes the throne as the world's largest company, there are rumblings that the ubiquitous software giant may not be the positive place that it's been made out...
Kyle Stumpo2 months ago
What It's Like Being: An Independent Musician
I am a musician and YouTube content creator. I spend most of my time working from home trying to make money by creating entertaining content. I work upwards of 10 hours a day, 7 days a week, but I absolutely love what I do. I get to live the dream of being my own boss and getting paid to play music in front of a live audience. The main issue is that when you first start out as a musician and even a YouTuber, you don't make much money if you even make any at all. Being my own boss is one of my fa...
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Zachery Lee2 months ago
On My Way (Working for Moeller)
So, like I said, I haven't had many jobs in my life cause, I'm usually pretty good at keeping them. This place however, felt the need to "get back" at my name because my brothers created a shitty look...
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Zachery Lee2 months ago
On My Way (Working for Duncan Disposal)
I haven't had many jobs in my life; I'm pretty diligent when it comes to working to make a name, and then keeping it stable. When things get old, and or are just tiring to a point where it's not worth...
n/a n/a2 months ago
Do You Understand?
They say if you're great at something NEVER do it for free. Well actually Joker said that in Dark Knight. But still, a great “mo” to stand by and force people to respect. But make sure you're really g...
Lizzy Arrow2 months ago
What Is The Tales of Three Triplets About?
I had started writing The Tales of Three Triplets originally when I was in year 10 I think, which would be back in 2006. I'm not 100% sure, it's been going for so long that I've been re-writing it non...
Benjamin Weinberg2 months ago
Managing Your IT Services Effectively
IT Services is an extremely important part of any online business or company. While the average customer is not aware of this fact, it takes a lot of money, effort, and manpower in order to devise an ...
Poor Girl's Guide to Side Gigs That Work
Side hustles are the millennial way of life, and reporters are eager to point it out. Of course, back when I first started my first “side hustle” it was just called a second job, and everyone felt sor...
Katy Preen2 months ago
Goop and the Monetisation of Female Empowerment
Lately, there has been a lot of coverage of the ludicrous claims made by Goop, the “modern lifestyle brand” owned by Gwyneth Paltrow. A few weeks previous, it was the preserve of a particular niche of...
Katherine Schaefer2 months ago
Pizzas and Pennies
I don’t want to sound like a Debbie downer, but most people generally suck at tipping. Maybe it isn’t necessarily the public’s fault, but hell I like using their ignorance as a scapegoat. The real pro...
Kaitlin Hodson2 months ago
Truth About Acting
Okay, so you want to be an actor? That's amazing, and I want you to know I believe in you! The truth is though, it's going to be a very long journey. I'm 18 years old, fresh out of high school. I was ...
Evelien DM2 months ago
Why Working as a Blue-Collar Worker for a While Is a Good Idea
As a 20-year-old student, you'd do anything to make some desperately needed money. I've worked summer jobs as a warehouseman for the past 4 years and I've noticed that there are quite some perks to be...