Quit Your Job

Our careers depend on it!

Dress for the Job You Have

This purchase would mark my transition from the casual wardrobes of grad school and summer camp into the sobering reality of the modern American office workplace.

Work and What I Wore

Four food service jobs, four uniforms.

Poverty, From a Paramedic’s Perspective

Here’s another essay that’ll stick with you: Elizabeth Rosen’s “A Real Emergency,” at Hazlitt.

On Delivering for Amazon Flex

Today’s must-read essay comes from Alana Semuels, at The Atlantic.

When Your Clothing Has to Represent the Brand

I worked at the clothing store Express for the summers of 2007, 2008, and 2009.

The Cost of Wearing a Renaissance Uniform

It wasn’t until I was hired that I learned wearing a corset and skirt was mandatory during my shift, and I had to buy them myself.

A “Bad Jobs” Open Thread

Alison Green (of Ask A Manager) explains how bad jobs can distort our sense of what the workplace should be like.

Are You Following the Bird Scooter Story?

It comes with an unexpectedly exploitable set of economic incentives.

Do You Want to Discuss Yesterday’s Supreme Court Decision?

I don’t know about you, but I was not pleased with yesterday’s Supreme Court decision regarding workers’ rights to class action lawsuits.