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True Story: I Got Fired

I got fired on a Friday, just before lunchtime. No one stood over me as I gathered my coffee mug and my photos, I wasn’t escorted out of the door.

Anonymous | May 23, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Shocker: The Job Market Isn’t Looking Too Rosy For Graduates

According to Time and a survey by consulting company Accenture, this year’s college graduates are about to be faced with a big reality check regarding their professional future. I find this totally confusing,…

Claire Hannum | May 15, 2014 - 3:30 pm

President Obama Will Issue Two Executive Orders On Equal Pay

President Obama will sign an executive order tomorrow that will force federal contractors to submit information to the Labor Department about employees’ pay along with their race and gender,…

Jessica Wakeman | April 7, 2014 - 6:00 pm

Survey: Millennials Are Most Willing To Move For A Wife’s Job

Some things do change for the better: a new survey found that more than half of millennials questioned said they would move if it benefitted their wife’s career. Compare that…

Jessica Wakeman | April 6, 2014 - 10:00 am

Women Don’t Apply To “Male-Sounding” Job Postings, Whatever That Means

A small study of 260 people found that women are deterred by the language in job postings, particularly when “male-sounding” words are used like “aggressive” and “assertive.” Instead, ladies…

Jessica Wakeman | April 3, 2014 - 5:30 pm

5 Life Lessons I Learned From Working At Whole Foods

I worked at Whole Foods for almost four years, the majority of which I spent in the bakery as a cake decorator in a fun, busy suburban store. It had…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | April 3, 2014 - 2:00 pm

The Soapbox: How PayPal & WePay Discriminate Against The Adult Industry

I was packing my bags, looking forward to a week trip to the Feminist Porn Awards and the Feminist Porn Conference, having finally earned enough through my Patreon patron-funded writing…

Kitty Stryker | April 2, 2014 - 2:00 pm

6 Things Nobody Tells You About Working At Disney World

Disney World is the happiest place on Earth, at least according to Disney’s copyright lawyers. That description may fit pretty well for kids and a few adults, but working here is…

Cracked | March 26, 2014 - 12:45 pm

17 Unmistakable Signs You’ve Worked At Starbucks

The other day, my boyfriend Nick and I were in the middle of ordering our drinks at Starbucks when two or three different coffee timers started going off at at…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | March 20, 2014 - 12:00 pm

The 10 Absolute Worst Things I’ve Done For Money

It’s completely normal and natural to complain about your job, even to hate it at times. When you spend 40+ hours a week doing anything, it doesn’t matter what, you’re…

Ami Angelowicz | March 12, 2014 - 1:00 pm

World’s Touchiest Woman Snarls At Any Job Seekers Who Contact Her On LinkedIn

It’s a harsh job climate out there right now, as anyone scrambling to cope with unemployment and underemployment knows. And it’s an especially harsh world out there for anyone who…

Jessica Wakeman | February 26, 2014 - 5:00 pm

5 Horrible Things You Learn Working At A Convenience Store

With few other job options available, I found myself mired in the drudgery of managing a convenience store for six damn years. Thankfully, about a year ago, my freelance writing…

Cracked | November 3, 2013 - 1:30 pm