Last week our Grand Prize contest winner taught us a key workplace survival skill. This week our Memoir Category winner, Bruce Greene, brings us a day in the life of a cannery worker. Pear, anyone?

Kate Baggott is Employee of the Month! When it comes to WORK, Kate knows all the ins and outs. Save yourself some trouble and take the following lesson from Kate. She is WORK’s grand prize winner.

Ahh, summer. Love is in the air, kind of. Contest runner-up Kendra Lyris explores the aftershocks of unemployment. Also this week: we announce our Employee of the Month contest winners! Watch for the memo.