My Job Offer Was Rescinded When I Asked for What I Wanted

I was stunned. I didn’t think this would be the outcome, and I certainly did not expect the news to be delivered via email.

Dear Businesslady: How Do I Switch Careers?

Advice on making the most of your experience while job-searching in a new field.

Two More Longreads About What It Takes to Get a Good Job These Days

Why even go to the job fair? Why waste time and money printing paper resumes that these employers don’t want?

I Saved $40,000 in Two Blue Collar Years

I would work and save for two years, from the end of April 2015 to the beginning of May 2017. The goal was to save at least $40,000 dollars, which I would then use to start a business.

Everything You Wanted to Know About MLMs

Today’s must-read longread comes from Quartz: “Multilevel-marketing companies like LuLaRoe are forcing people into debt and psychological crisis.”

What’s the Least Amount of Time You’ve Ever Spent at a Job?

I was a house painter for under 48 hours.

How Making a YouTube Channel Taught Me About Banking

When I was 11, I decided to make a YouTube channel. Consequently, and likely due to my youthful vitality, I became deeply intrigued by the system YouTubers used to earn profits through video advertisements and endorsements.

I Quit Halfway Through Training at a Debt Collection Agency, and I Don’t Regret It

The company seemed to be doing everything it could to help you forget what your job was.