Does it feel to you like the days are way too full? How many jobs do you think you have? How many shifts do you cover? I reckon I have four. And I think I’m not unusual, either. Today I was making phone calls at 8 a.m. Had to line up HVAC companies to give me an estimate on … read more Quadruple shift
The worst job of 2015, according to an analysis by CareerCast, is one that I held for 12 years: newspaper reporter. That job was hard and often exasperating, but I loved the challenge, was fascinated by the people I met and stories I reported, and was proud of my profession. It seemed a perfect fit for my curiosity and my … read more The worst job I ever loved
When I was young, the ability to make change and count it back to the customer was a standard skill expected of waitresses and cashiers.
Brits use the term “sorted” in a way I’ve come to like. “Well that’s sorted” refers to a problem that’s been solved, an activity that’s been organized or a task that’s been accomplished. I like to sort things. I like to solve problems most of all – it’s one of my favorite things in any job. But also … read more Day 15: Sorted