Topic: jobs

8 Things I Learned Working For An Artist

8 Things I Learned Working For An Artist

I first met The Painter in my interview. I knocked on the door of her apartment and heard someone shout “come in” over loud vibratos of Edith Piaf. Cigarette smoke was practically seeping out from beneath the door. I opened the door, and through the dense puffs saw an elderly woman with thin orange hair, a Chinese silk robe, and a red Solo cup in hand. Brown lipstick was smeared all over the bottom half of her face, and her breath smelled like an odd combination of vodka and sherbet. The walls were covered in enormous paintings of planets, which I later learned were called “Spacescapes.” And the place was a mess. More »

Gallery: What To Do When You Hate Your Job

Gallery: What To Do When You Hate Your Job

Working here at The Gloss has been nothing but good times and girl power. A veritable top-free stroll through the park, as it were. But alas, I have not always been so happy with my employer(s). Believe it or not, I’ve had many jobs that I’ve hated quite a bit, and even one which I’m pretty sure drove me temporarily insane. Hence, I feel qualified to dole out advice to people in similar situations. Here are some things you can do when you hate your job. More »