There are fewer high stress situations than a job interview. You’re being asked to endure intensely private scrutiny that a proctologist would find invasive and have to pretend to be interested in the boring speeches and conversation of a man who you will spend the rest of your life …
Looks like all those employees who’ve been putting in extra time to make up for a shrinking workforce have had enough — new research indicates almost half of employed Americans will be looking for a new job in the next year.
As kids, we typically had to listen to adults preach to us about how we needed to study hard in school to become doctors and lawyers. However, what they didn’t tell us is that it was possible to earn six figures doing other, more unusual work.
For most us, the only physical danger we are faced with at work comes from eating too much junk out of the vending machine or standing too close to someone with bad breath. On the upside, none of these things are life threatening and can usually be remedied with a couple of Tums and a breath mint.
The summer job is a rite of passage for most teens. It can also often be a bone of contention between parents, who’d like to see their kids earn money and be responsible when school is out, and children, who would rather enjoy as much time with friends in the sun as they can.