Posts tagged "job"

Part Of The Time

It’s a tough gamble, striding out on your own, bare-faced into the world with nothing but the skills you think you’ve got and the faith that it will work out. That’s the gamble every single person makes every time they apply to a college, or a job, or starts their own business, or tries to... Read more »

True Tales from Interview Land: The Tiger Handler

This will easily be the longest blog entry posted to Part Time. “The Tiger Handler” is a long story I’m working on for stand up. I do a version that’s maybe six minutes on stage, and it probably needs to be four. Here’s the full, incredibly long, un-expurgated version. The story is true, certified not exaggerated... Read more »

"It's not my job" and other Famous Last Words

There’s a standard mantra repeatedly uttered at your company amongst your coworkers during meetings and typed in emails. It’s a multi-purpose statement, sort of the corporate equivalent of “prego” in Italian. People use it as a greeting, a salutation, place filler, and most particularly a defense. Four simple words: it’s not my job. How many times... Read more »
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Shia LeBoeuf and the Top 5 Ways to NOT Quit Your Job

So, Shia LeBoeuf quit a job today, amid incompatibility issues with esteemed coworker Alec Baldwin. Within fifty-five minutes, producers of Orphans (the play LeBoeuf quit) had replaced him with Ben Foster. Even superstars aren’t indispensable; there’s always an army of qualified people ready and waiting to take your place. This is something that I’ve been keeping tucked... Read more »
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    A first-generation American, Dan was born and raised in Chicago. He has consistently approached real, honest adulthood, but is still known to play with G.I. Joes and eat spaghettios directly out of the can. Throughout his half-adult man-child existence, he's worked many different jobs and followed many different professional paths, including but not limited to Zamboni Driver, pizza cook, luggage salesman, social media consultant, generic marketing professional of nebulous level of seniority, journalist, video game reviewer, stand up comedian, unpublished author of novels and screenplays, freelance photographer, and now, blogger.

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