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Confessions Of A Male Nurse: Dealing With Nasty Jokes, Sexual Propositions

Confessions Of A Male Nurse: Dealing With Nasty Jokes, Sexual Propositions

It's a profession whose members help save lives on a daily basis. And given that nursing pays relatively well and is one of the fields projected to grow, more men are considering entering the traditionally female profession. But male nurses are still the butt of jokes -- and not just in movies, as Ben... Read More »

Confessions Of A Reality TV Producer

Confessions Of A Reality TV Producer

By Sharon Houston I work in syndicated daytime... Read More »

Home Care Aide Tells What Really Goes On At Work

Home Care Aide Tells What Really Goes On At Work

It's one of the fastest growing fields and requires no special training or degree, but it has some significant downsides. Read More »

What It's Really Like To Be A Street Performer

What It's Really Like To Be A Street Performer

Michael Trautman didn't start out wanting to be a street performer, never mind a mime. As with many people who came of age in the 1970s, Trautman, 56, says he wanted to "change the system" from within and planned to become an attorney. But that plan got sidetracked after he appeared in several student... Read More »

Retired Madam Would Prefer Her Daughter Be A Prostitute Than Banker

Retired Madam Would Prefer Her Daughter Be A Prostitute Than Banker

Prostitution A More 'Honest' Career Than Banking, Former Madam Says

Becky Adams began her more than two-decade career in sex work at a time of desperation. But even though her teenage daughter Emilia grew up wanting for nothing, Adams wouldn't mind if the girl followed in her footsteps. It's certainly better than banking, she told the British tabloid, The Sun. "Society may... Read More »

Hotel Employee Dishes On What Really Goes On At Work

Hotel Employee Dishes On What Really Goes On At Work

By Jill Krasny When you want the goods on the casino, lottery and airline industries, the only place to go is Reddit. Recently, Beastmachine, a self-proclaimed five-year veteran of Citadel hotels in Halifax, Nova Scotia, did an "Ask Me Anything" on the service industry that was pretty revealing. Read More »

Ex-Goldman Sachs Exec Sells Tell-All For $1.5 Million

Ex-Goldman Sachs Exec Sells Tell-All For $1.5 Million

By Matt Egan Just weeks after gripping the financial world with a scathing op-ed piece about Goldman Sachs, Greg Smith has reportedly landed a seven-figure advance on a book deal. Read More »

HR Manager's Confessions: Staff Took Photos Of Their Private Parts

HR Manager's Confessions: Staff Took Photos Of Their Private Parts

With its focus on maintaining order in the workplace, human resource management may seem like a sober profession. But HR, as it's more casually known, does have its funny -- even absurd -- side. Just ask Jenny Lawson, a 15-year veteran of the profession, who suggests that organizations' HR offices are "the... Read More »

College Grad Who Reportedly Worked For 'Soccer Mom Madam' Tells Her Story

College Grad Who Reportedly Worked For 'Soccer Mom Madam' Tells Her Story

The case of the "Soccer Mom Madam," 44-year-old Anna Gristina (pictured) who allegedly ran a prostitution ring from her upper East Side apartment, has all the ingredients of a great scandal: sex, money, a suburban mom-gone-bad. But in an article for New York's Daily News, one of her purported employees claims... Read More »

Why These Insect Detectors Let The Bed Bugs Bite

Why These Insect Detectors Let The Bed Bugs Bite

Danny Camacho's forearms are covered with red welts, in the clustered pattern distinctive to the bite of the Cimex lectularius. Camacho lets bed bugs feast on his blood bimonthly. The 55-year-old has to keep the insects well-fed so that when he scatters them around his home in New York's borough of Queens,... Read More »

JFK's Teenage Intern Details Their Alleged Affair In New Book

JFK's Teenage Intern Details Their Alleged Affair In New Book

After graduating college, one young woman went to D.C. for an unpaid summer internship, and ended up having an affair with the president of the United States. Three decades prior, a rising sophomore says that she found herself in the exact same position, with John F. Kennedy, in the last year of his... Read More »

After Decades On The Streets, An NYC Prostitute Contemplates Retirement

After Decades On The Streets, An NYC Prostitute Contemplates Retirement

It's not often that you hear the details of a career lived on the streets, let alone by someone who raised a family from the money she earned working them. But Barbara Terry supplied them for an article in The New York Times. Trained to be a medical lab technician, by age 21 Terry's husband had left, leaving... Read More »

Funniest Workplace Moments

Funniest Workplace Moments

Everyone has experienced embarrassing work moments that they'd rather forget: inopportune trips and falls, unfortunate typos, Freudian slips. But admit it. Once the initial humiliation wears off, workplace mistakes are actually kind of funny. Still, while it's virtuous to be able to laugh at one's own... Read More »

I Survived Black Friday: 3 True Tales of Post-Thanksgiving Retail Madness

I Survived Black Friday: 3 True Tales of Post-Thanksgiving Retail Madness

Black Friday, the day that strikes terror into the hearts of retail employees across the nation, is upon us again, with its deep discounts, midnight store openings and lines of panting bargain-hunters poised to be the first through the door -- and to the cash register. So what's it like to work in a retail... Read More »

Struggling Ohio Barber Lets Customers Choose Price

Struggling Ohio Barber Lets Customers Choose Price

CANTON, Ohio (AP) -- An Ohio barber whose customers are cutting back on haircuts is trying to boost business by letting people trim prices to what they can afford. Read More »

Inside Yahoo!: Employees Sound Off In Post-Bartz Era

Inside Yahoo!: Employees Sound Off In Post-Bartz Era

It's been almost two months since Carol Bartz was ousted as CEO of Yahoo and the company continues to be a feature story in the news, as rumors have been swirling about the search engine's next big move. This week alone, Yahoo has made headlines as a result of its annual Product Runway conference which debuted... Read More »

The Horror-ible Life Of A Hollywood Stunt Performer

The Horror-ible Life Of A Hollywood Stunt Performer

Fans of the 1980s action TV series, "The Fall Guy," are likely familiar with the hard-luck life of the average Hollywood stunt performer. Only a relative few can eke out a living from their chosen profession, and instead rely on odd jobs to survive. Kane Hodder (pictured at left) is well acquainted with the... Read More »

What Scares Workers The Most?

What Scares Workers The Most?

By Sonia Acosta Have you ever had that nightmare where you are in a rush to get to an important meeting at work, but you can't seem to get out the door no matter how hard you try? First, you can't find your keys. Then you realize you walked out with two different pairs of shoes on. Finally, you think you're... Read More »

The World's Richest Panhandler

The World's Richest Panhandler

He was called by Lenny Bruce as "one of the most brilliant comedians of all time," but he spends his days panhandling in the streets of New York City. Irwin Corey, 97, has spent the last 17 years traipsing up and down 35th Street in Manhattan, in search of change from charitable drivers about to enter the... Read More »

Bank Of America Employees Sound Off Post-Layoff News

Bank Of America Employees Sound Off Post-Layoff News

Earlier this month, Bank of America announced 30,000 jobs would be cut, in addition to the 6,000 jobs already cut in 2011. Since the mass layoffs news broke, employees at Bank of America have continued to turn to Glassdoor to share their perspective on what it's like to walk the halls of the bank branches as... Read More »

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