MADVICE: How to Nail That Big Job Interview

Hello, my name is Madeleine and—when I'm not too busy screaming into my haunted telephone or betting on illegal baby fights—I really love to help people. Welcome to "Madvice." » 3/19/15 4:10pm 3/19/15 4:10pm

No, You Absolutely Do Not Have to Love Your Job

Is it better to do something you love, or learn to love whatever job you do? Trick question! It doesn't even matter: More and more employers want you to exhibit glowing passion for your position, regardless of how you really feel. » 2/17/15 4:10pm 2/17/15 4:10pm

Probably Fake Craigslist Ad Seeks Writers for Fake Craigslist Ads

If you love reading wacky Craigslist ads and have ever thought how can I turn this hobby into a rewarding and lucrative career, then we have the answer to all your dreams. » 12/16/14 10:30pm 12/16/14 10:30pm

Leaked: The Nightmare Email Drama Behind Sony's Steve Jobs Disaster

The permanently upcoming Steve Jobs biopic has been hotly anticipated since it was first reported nearly three years ago. We're still waiting. And according to newly leaked emails out of Sony Pictures, trying to get it off the ground was a total clusterfuck: name-calling, Angelina Jolie-trashing, lying, and begging. » 12/09/14 6:27pm 12/09/14 6:27pm

LADIES!!! Your Future Husband Probably Lives on the Kentucky Border

In the market for an employed husband? Is that, in fact, literally your number-one life priority at the moment? Well, pack your bags and head for Clarksville, Tennessee, which spills over into Kentucky and apparently boasts the nation's highest concentration of job-having single dudes. » 10/02/14 3:40pm 10/02/14 3:40pm

Baker on Craigslist Will Only Hire Men Because They Can Lift, Bro

Ladies, I hope you haven't been harboring any dreams of working in a bakery in the near future, because it turns out you're just too puny and girly to handle the demands of the job. » 9/19/14 10:40am 9/19/14 10:40am

Corporate Employers Are Becoming More Accepting of Your Tattoos

Are you sick of waking up hours early to carefully cover all of your intricate face tattoos so that the square corporate overlords at your Starbucks barista job will be satisfied with your appearance? You bet you are and so am I! Which is why we should all rejoice at the news that Starbucks — along with many other… » 9/18/14 7:10pm 9/18/14 7:10pm

Love Weed? Need a Job? Here Are Some Options.

Do you like being around and/or ingesting marijuana? Do you like sex? Or maybe you prefer the company of Waka Flocka? Well, have I got some great job opportunities for you. Consider me your Mary Jane job board. » 9/16/14 4:20pm 9/16/14 4:20pm

Reminder: Take Your Vacation Days, Idiots

A survey from the U.S. Travel Association finds that 41% of you who are lucky enough to have jobs that offer vacation days "do not plan to use" all your paid time off this year. Time for a new plan. » 8/20/14 11:57am 8/20/14 11:57am

Company Posts Ad Looking for Male Sex Toy Tester

Has the job market situation got you down lately? Are you feeling unstimulated in your current position? Looking for a new job with better benefits and perks? Then I have something just for you. » 7/29/14 9:30pm 7/29/14 9:30pm

Should I Come Out at Work?

Dear Lifehacker,
I'm applying for jobs and I'm not sure if and when I should disclose to my potential employer that I'm gay. I don't want to work at a place that won't accept who I am, but I also need the money to pay bills. What should I do? » 6/17/14 2:18pm 6/17/14 2:18pm

'Slash DJ' and Other Occupations of Vogue Wedding Dress Models

There's a slideshow on Vogue.com titled "Hitched! 30 Wedding Dresses for the Bride-to-Be." The folks modeling the dresses, are, for the most part, not models. There are some "real" people mixed in. But that doesn't mean they don't have some particularly Vogue jobs. There are a lot of Slashies. » 6/02/14 7:00pm 6/02/14 7:00pm

That Cushy Desk Job Isn't Exactly What It's Cracked Up To Be

Many of us enjoy the luxury of working at a desk job. I mean, I don't have a desk job so much as I have a couch/kitchen table job (#blogger), but I relate nonetheless. And while I do miss the days of slingin' lattés Cocktail-style, chatting up the 'regulars,' making those little leaf designs in the foam, and… » 5/26/14 12:10pm 5/26/14 12:10pm

Oh You Got Your 'Dream Job' and It Sucks? Welcome to Life

You worked hard, you lay awake at night with your mind churning, you went into debt getting that degree — and that other degree — and you finally landed your dream job. Then you realized: It's not for me. You're not alone. » 4/23/14 11:40am 4/23/14 11:40am

Woman Applies for Internships With a Tiny Lego Version of Herself

File this under ideas that are so good they make the rest of us regular job applicants look bad: a hopeful ad agency intern has figured out a way to stand out from the pack of other applicants for the job she covets by making a miniature Lego version of herself. » 3/26/14 4:15pm 3/26/14 4:15pm

JC Penney To Cut 2000 Jobs And Close 33 Stores Across The Country

In a bid to return the retailer back to profitability, JC Penney announced that it will cut as many as 2,000 jobs and close 33 under performing stores. » 1/16/14 11:50am 1/16/14 11:50am

Women Filled ALL of the (Mostly Low-Wage) December Job Openings

Nobody wants to talk to the jobs report that was released yesterday, so it's going to spend the entire weekend sitting alone in the cafeteria, glancing around nervously at the small groups of popular economists whispering behind its back about how crappy it is. Poor jobs report! It's not like it contained news of… » 1/11/14 12:00pm 1/11/14 12:00pm

Beware, Artists: Lisa Frank Is Hiring

If you love unicorns and questionable labor practices, then you'll be happy to know that Lisa Frank, Inc. has a position open in its art department. » 1/03/14 12:50pm 1/03/14 12:50pm

A Lifestyle Is Not a Job

If you are lucky enough to have financial means and plenty of leisure time and a lack of more pressing responsibilities, you may be able to focus all of your energies on designing your "lifestyle" to your own utmost satisfaction. Congratulations on your good fortune. This does not qualify as a "job." » 10/28/13 12:43pm 10/28/13 12:43pm