Everything About Being An Assistant Is Awful

Over my years I have noticed that, the more exciting and important a position is, the less willing any company seems to be to hire from within.

Starting A New Job Right

Day 1, I had to convince my principal to act like an adult and show me around.

How Geena Davis Made Retail Work for Her

First Jobs of Famous People: Gerard Depardieu

A Summer Interning at a Center for Performing Arts

My First Job, Or How Not to Deal With A Boss Who Masturbates at Work

I continued to engage in this magical thinking for another two weeks, but it became increasingly difficult. He’d often emerge from his office tucking his shirt into his pants, his belt unbuckled, a behavior I could not, no matter how hard I tried, rationalize.

Josh Michtom’s First Job: Helping Teach Argentinians English

The joy of a given job often comes down not to the salary but the intangibles: coworkers, setting, commute, and the like. This is doubly so in our teenage years.

‘The president brought you a rose on your birthday’: 1st Jobs, Starring Nicole & Parents

My 1st Job: Magazines in the ’60s

It was a dream of mine back then to make $10,000 a year, something I did not achieve until after I married; my husband, also in publishing, had just hit $12,000 a year then: 1970.

What Did Your First Job Pay Then and What Does It Pay Now?