My Week: Lack of Sleep and Bad Moods – Correlation or Causation?

Sunday, August 27th Forcing oneself to take naps in the afternoon when one is not really that tired to prepare oneself for an overnight shift at work that night will probably result in poor sleep. Monday, August 28th Likewise, sleeping until 1pm the day after working an overnight shift will probably result in a poor … Continue reading My Week: Lack of Sleep and Bad Moods – Correlation or Causation?

Chatty People and the Risks They Present

Have you ever had a “conversation” with someone who literally doesn’t stop talking? I’m saying, they leave zero pauses anywhere for you to insert any opinion of your own what. so. ever. So the “conversation” from the start is just them talking and you nodding until your neck might break in half and all you’ve … Continue reading Chatty People and the Risks They Present

Don’t Be an Asshole this Holiday Season: A Letter from Your Cashier

Dear Customer, My name is Teri and I work in retail. It’s not a job that I particularly like nor a job that I am super concerned about doing well at, because frankly, I’m hoping I don’t have to be working in this job for much longer. This is a busy and overwhelming time for both … Continue reading Don’t Be an Asshole this Holiday Season: A Letter from Your Cashier

How to Survive Your New& Lousy Part-Time Position

You have a job now! You can pay your bills! You have a reason to leave your apartment! Now you just have to go -- and keep going for a really long time. This is not my first part-time job. Back in high school, I worked at a local arts/crafts/party/Halloween store (it was eclectic to … Continue reading How to Survive Your New& Lousy Part-Time Position