What’s it really like to be a UPS driver? Here are some little-known facts from drivers who did their time.
They often arrive at work unsure exactly who and what they’ll be teaching—but they have some tricks up their sleeves to get up to speed quickly.
Current and former Amazon fulfillment center associates talk everything from the perils of shipping kitty litter to sharing work space with artificial intelligence: “The robots will not stop for anything.”
Paranormal investigators explore what goes bump in the night—and here's what they had to say about what their job is really like.
Celebrity publicists get a behind-the-scenes look at the entertainment industry—and it's not always glamorous.
From nail polish bans to free Thanksgiving turkeys, several Costco employees shared what it's really like to work at the world’s coziest warehouse.
Next time you see an Easter bunny at your local mall, just know that they might actually be watching Netflix under that headpiece.
Semi truck sleeper cabs can be much more tricked out than you might expect.
MLB umpires know they’re your favorite scapegoats—but they might not actually see what you’re saying about them.
Staffers at the Mexican-style food giant talk chain-mail work attire, stolen orders, and why 'soup burritos' are the worst.
We spoke to dog groomers about the most challenging breeds to groom, their tricks for handling difficult customers, and other hairy aspects of the job.
Paleographers know exactly why your dog might get weirdly excited if you whip out a medieval manuscript.
They're 'friends with' Goofy, Cinderella, and others. They work at the Happiest Place on Earth. And they'd like for you to stop asking them to hold your baby.
We spoke with three LEGO designers about the ins and outs of the job, including the rigorous quality control process, their all-time favorite sets, and their unique workspace.
Comics are the indispensable source material for a good portion of the entertainment industry. We asked a few artists for their perspectives on panels.
From how closely they work with artists to how much Spotify actually pays, here’s what songwriters had to say about their careers.
The seasonal workers of the most popular Halloween shop in the country share stories of messy customers, employee perks, and URP (Unexplained Retail Phenomena).
Many people think they know what being an astronaut is like, but real astronauts will tell you that working for NASA is a lot different from what’s portrayed in movies.
Maybe you know what the definition of ‘epidemiology’ is, but do you know what epidemiologists actually do?
Dr. Maya Warren spoke with us about how she turned her passion for ice cream and food science into one of the coolest jobs ever.
The grocery chain's employees walk tens of thousands of steps every day. They're entitled to sit down at the cash register.
So, you’d like to write for Mental Floss? We've assembled a handful of helpful tips to help you craft the best pitch possible.
Brewing beer for a living sounds like a dream job. Mostly, it is. Unless you get beer sludge on your pants.
We spoke with trainers from The Seeing Eye about why certain breeds make great guide dogs, how they keep their owner’s safe from low-hanging branches, and whether they can read cross signals.