Posts tagged "jobs"

The Top 10 Places Psychopaths Work

Nobody wants to have a run-in with a psychopath. Whether it be in walking down a dark alley or in the work place. As far as the dark alley goes … avoid, avoid, avoid. On all other fronts, there are some psychopath red flags, which you can read up on all over the interwebs –…

By: Ami Angelowicz / January 9, 2013

10 Dream Jobs That You Had No Idea Existed

Not that I’m looking for a career change; my job is freaking awesome, and trust me, I know it. But there are some jobs that sound too incredibly amazing to be true.

Can you imagine getting paid (not sure how much) to jump on the bed? That’s what Reuben Reynoso does. He’s a…

By: Ami Angelowicz / November 2, 2012

Girl Talk: Things I Learned On Unemployment

When I entered the ranks of the unemployed, I was full of optimism. How hard could it really be to get a job? I asked myself. I have a college degree. I’ve been gainfully employed since I graduated.

Answer? Very hard. I was out of work for over a year and reached a level…

By: Lauren Hunter / September 17, 2012

How To Negotiate: 12 Steps To Negotiate A Zillion Times Better And Get What You Want

I wasn’t always good at negotiating. As a writer, I was usually just delighted to be getting paid anything at all, so if I was told a freelance rate or a starting salary was standard or set in stone, I took it and I liked it, with the kind of deranged enthusiasm that you only…

By: Diana Vilibert / June 14, 2012

7 Life Lessons I Learned From Working At Starbucks

A few years ago, I got a job working part-time at Starbucks, for the same reason as approximately 75 percent of coffee shop employees: to augment my writing income. The ‘Bux I worked at was a drive-thru store out in the suburbs, and although I’m still trying to figure out whether or not it wa…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 5, 2012

10 Jobs For The Celebrity-Obsessed

If your goal in life is to work with George Clooney, but you have zero acting ability, consider these 10 career paths. Any one of them could eventually get you in the proximity of a celebrity, LiveScience notes.

Nanny: Someone has to take care of Brangelina’s six kids. Read more …

By: Newser / May 9, 2012

What Was The Worst Job You Ever Had?

I am the queen of bad jobs. I had my first at age 15 when my dad informed me I’d be working at the local dry cleaners for the summer. It was a very long three months at $5 an hour. I took my next bad job as a hostess at Chili’s thinking it would…

By: Ami Angelowicz / August 18, 2011

22 Guy Careers That Sound Great On Paper, But Just Aren’t In Actuality

When I was younger, I thought that dating a professional baseball player would be awesome. Free VIP seating at every game, the notoriety of being a celebrity wife, plus getting to look at a chiseled, athletic body every day? Sign me up! I thought. Well, life has taught me to be more of a realist.

By: Kamilah Black / July 28, 2011

The Lies We Tell Ourselves To Stay In Jobs We Hate

Not everyone can love, adore, brag endlessly to others about the amazingness of their job. It would be nice if we could, but to quote the great Mick Jagger: “You can’t always get what you want.” However, finding a job you love isn’t a complete impossibility. Sometimes it’s denial and the lies we tell ourselve…

By: The Grindstone / July 24, 2011

Job I Want: Sand Castle Consultant

Are you looking to pick up some extra cash this summer? Apparently there are big bucks to be made in the sand castle industry. According to an article in the Wall Street Journal, top “sand castle consultants” can rake in up to five figures during sand-sculpture season, which is beginning to resemble the pro-golf or…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 1, 2011

Nicki Minaj Is Principal For A Day While Lady Gaga Becomes Editor For A Day. What’s Next?

Earlier this week, Lady Gaga became editor-in-chief of London’s Metro newspaper for a day, because wearing jeweled nipple tassels is as essential to an editor’s job as being able to wield a red pen and fix a serial comma. Today, I hear that Nicki Minaj became principal for a day at Collins Academy High School…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / May 21, 2011

Girl Talk: I Want The Job And The Guy After I Graduate

This month, I turned 22. Young, I know, but for me the birthday served as another float in the parade of reality that my graduation day is marching closer with each passing moment. Instead of the usual array of fun and frivolous gifts wrapped in brightly colored paper, far too many people chose to get…

By: Kelli Bender / March 30, 2011

Your Daily Junk-Touching Career Opportunities

Were you looking for a new career? Perhaps one that allows you to touch random stranger’s junk? We thought so. Allow us to present you with this helpful Venn diagram of possible junk-touching career options. Enjoy! [F**k Yeah Venn Diagrams]…

By: Julie Gerstein / December 28, 2010

A Completely Arbitrary Graph Of Sexy And Unsexy Dude Professions

Go ahead and take issue with our completely arbitrary list of sexy and unsexy professions: we get that it may be hard to understand why a pizza guy is sexy to us (um, they smell like pizza) and a fry guy is so totally not (fry grease makes us gag). And yes, our definition of…

By: Julie Gerstein / December 8, 2010

Coco Rocha Wore Nine West Pumps—What Was Your First Interview Outfit?

Coco Rocha tells Modelinia that for her first casting—an audition to model for Prada—she depended on a pair of Nine West pumps to make an impression:
“I had to buy my first ‘casting shoes’ which were these high stilettos. Pointy, black … I didn’t even know how to walk in them. So I ran out…

By: Leonora Epstein / October 19, 2010

“What Do You Do?” Week: Anne, Coroner Investigator And Autopsy Tech

This week, we’re spending a little time learning all about you and the awesome and unexpectedly cool jobs you do. Each one of these profiles was culled from you, dear Frisky readers, and we’re amazed by the incredible jobs you have. This is our attempt to learn more about what you do for a living.

By: Julie Gerstein / October 15, 2010

“What Do You Do?” Week: Kim, Phenomenal Weather Woman

This week, we’re spending a little time learning all about you and the awesome and unexpectedly cool jobs you do. Each one of these profiles was culled from you, dear Frisky Readers, and we’re amazed by the incredible jobs you have. This is our attempt to learn more about what you do for a living.

By: Julie Gerstein / October 13, 2010

“What Do You Do?” Week: Lynn, Rad Radio DJ

This week, we’re spending a little time learning all about you and the awesome and unexpectedly cool jobs you do. Each one of these profiles was culled from you, dear Frisky readers, and we’re amazed by the incredible jobs you have. This is our attempt to learn more about what you do for a living.

By: Julie Gerstein / October 13, 2010

“What Do You Do?” Week: Alyssa, The Funny Girl

This week, we’re spending a little time learning all about you and the awesome and unexpectedly cool jobs you do. Each one of these profiles was culled from you, dear Frisky Readers, and we’re amazed by the incredible jobs you have. This is our attempt to learn more about what you do for a living.

By: Julie Gerstein / October 12, 2010

“What Do You Do?” Week: Sarene, Cool Copy Editor

This week, we’re spending a little time learning all about you and the awesome and unexpectedly cool jobs you do. Each one of these profiles was culled from you, dear Frisky Readers, and we’re amazed by the incredible jobs you have. This is our attempt to learn more about what you do for a living.

By: Julie Gerstein / October 12, 2010