Why is it that the most diligent works seem to be paid less?  Jan Priddy shares her experiences with teachers aides; those groomed and thoughtful underpaid caretakers of teachers and youth.

Perry Genovesi shares a 300-word flash focused on a daydreaming white collar employee. A day in the life never felt so good.

This week’s Memoir Contest Runner-up, Ilana Long, dives into the depths of waiting for a gig while waitressing.

Our Non Fiction Contest Runner-up, Bryen Kaynash Kufa, takes WORK to Namibia.

Also this week, an interview with Tawanda, a career counselor who grew up in South Africa, shares her “Fuck It” survival technique.

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.

We’re taking a two-week vacation to review the contest entries! We’ll resume publication on June 14th.

Have a good one!

We’re wrapping up May with a final offer from Dr. Wow and his secret laboratory.

Also, this is the LAST WEEK for contest submissions! You’d be silly not to send us something.

Work driving you crazy? We think you need therapy. Dr. Wow is happy to lend a helping hand.

Also, less than two weeks until the contest closes! Send your interviews for a chance to win, no entry fee.

Lost your mojo? Dr. Wow offers a chance to get it back.

Also, our contest ends with the month of May. Get out there and ask some questions! We’re excited to read your work.