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5 Fictional Workplaces More Dysfunctional Than Yours

5 Fictional Workplaces More Dysfunctional Than Yours

A select (lucky) few of us aside, most employees tend to think that the offices we work in are uniquely crazy hotbeds of chaos, dysfunction, and coworkers who will leave a coffee pot with less than 1 millimeter of coffee […]

by × September 2, 2014 ×

UNUSUAL JOBS

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Joanna Rakoff, Author of My Salinger Year: On First Jobs, and Growing Up

In the early 1990s, fresh from graduate school, Joanna Rakoff moved to New York City to become a poet and landed a job working for J.D. Salinger’s literary agent. Her memoir about the experience, My Salinger Year, was published on June […]

by × June 9, 2014 ×

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6 Great Gatsby Characters Who Work in Your Office

6 Great Gatsby Characters Who Work in Your Office

In many ways, the opulent parties and narcissistic revelry found in The Great Gatsby are very similar to modern everyday life. If by “opulent parties and general revelry” you are referring to watching Netflix and going to bed at 9:30. […]

by × April 26, 2013 ×