The Average Girl's "How To" Guide

Advice on how to live a well-balanced lifestyle

Tag: Job

How To: Know You’re Working Too Hard

by Shannon

When it’s only Wednesday but you’ve definitely already surpassed a 40 hour work week.

The early bird gets the worm, but the employee in the office until 10 p.m. hears the weird reggae music playing from next door.

How To: Give To Others

by Shannon

Donate blood. It doesn’t cost you any money, you get free snacks, they check your blood pressure for you to make sure your job isn’t as stressful as you think it is and giving you heart issues, and oh yeah, you help save lives.

A man who is good enough to shed blood for his country, is good enough to receive some Bits N’ Bites afterwards

How To: Have The Best Job Ever

by Shannon

You are specifically asked to surf the Ikea website.

How To: Be Craaaazy Stressed Out

by Shannon

Work a full time job and plan your wedding at the same time.

How To: Feel Like A Martyr

by Shannon

It’s tough job, getting paid to taste-test beer all afternoon. It makes you sleepy as as Hell.

How To: Debate Changing Careers

by Shannon

Make a list of all the jobs that don’t require you to get up early, and think, Hey, working at a grocery store again wouldn’t be that bad, as long as I consistently get the 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. shift.


How To: Love Your New Job

by Shannon

Realize you no longer are required to document your day in 15 minute increments. You can just actually do your work.

How To: Get Free Cake At A Restaurant

by Shannon

Telling people it’s your birthday is so 2011.

Tell them it’s your last day at work and receive free cake AND a sparkler!

How To: Cower In The Awe Of Symbolism

by Shannon

On the last day of your job ask a stranger for help doing up your zipper because your roommate isn’t around.

Realize you had to do EXACTLY THE SAME THING on the first day of your job.


How To: Get A Promotion At Work

by Shannon

Avoid eating popcorn and then awkwardly coughing and hacking while you try to remove the popcorn kernal that is now stuck at the back of your throat. Not the back part that you can reach either – that really far back part that feels funny and you’re afraid you might die because it’s really stuck guys, can someone please help me?

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