(un)employment

26 Things I Learned During My First Year Of Real Employment

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13. If you’re consistently five minutes late for everything, it’s not considered an eccentric sort of punctuality.

Increasingly Awful Questions To Ask During Your Job Interview

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It’s recommended that you appear thoughtful and informed during a job interview by asking questions. But not these questions…

How to tie a tie in 32 easy steps

My first piece with Slacktory – hooray!

10. When you were a kid, they always asked you what you wanted to be when you grew up; you eagerly responded, “A doctor, just like my dad!” which really troubled everyone, since your father was an alcoholic wig salesman.

The 5 Stages Of Job Interview Grief

 “There goes The Can Man,” they’ll say. “He used to have a future; he was gonna be somebody. Then he went on a job interview, and when they asked him where he saw himself in five years, he got nervous and whispered, ‘Inside of a cloud, wearing a jetpack.’”

12 Tips For Working In Retail Without Killing Everyone Around You

If you work in a store that uses a playlist of fewer than 100 songs for in-store music, you will probably show up for work one day wearing a trench coat and wielding an axe while screaming the lyrics to a Michelle Branch or Maroon 5 song.

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