NBA rookies, like anyone else starting a new job, also have to pay to—as Childress puts it—”represent myself like a professional.” It’s no longer appropriate to carry around worn-out bags, for example. Everything has to look new and high-quality, which means spending high-quality prices.
What is Gwyneth Paltrow planning to make with this assortment of food, and how is she going to make it last for a whole week?
Though millennial women know they should negotiate salary and benefits packages (except at Reddit), most — about 60% — apparently don’t.
Mika Brzezinski is an MSNBC news personality with the hair, BMI, and poise of Claire Underwood. Yet she relates to those of us who have struggled a bit with our confidence levels in the professional arena.
Kris Straub is the cartoonist behind “Chainsawsuit,” and is also known for “Broodhollow” and “Candle Cove” as well as his podcast “Morning Rush with Kris and Mikey.” I once beat him at a game of “Cards Against Humanity.” His comic art is both sensitive and extremely on-point; you might have seen his “All Lives Matter” comic, which—you know what, just click the link, it’s hard to describe a comic in paragraph form.
“I was working full time at a clothing factory lifting boxes, but the company closed down and I was out of a job. Then I was walking by Times Square one day and saw the dressed-up characters. I asked one of them about the job, went out and bought an outfit, and I’ve been here for six months.”
Some high-end salespeople will be courteous even if you’re in sweatpants, but don’t count on it.
“I’m not a celebrity, I’m a worker. I’ve always worked.”
I wasn’t someone who was addicted to shopping or addicted to spending. I just was really bad at managing money. I never had a budget, I never knew how much was in my account at any given time, and I didn’t build any credit.