Some jobs in Billings are more popular than others. Here are the five jobs that, according to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, have the largest percentage of our workforce in the Magic City.
Several businesses are struggling to find folks to work. It's not only a problem here in Bozeman and Montana, but all over the United States. Why? Why is it so hard to find people to work, especially when employers are offering really good starting wages?
Here at Cat Country, our director of first impressions is Mackenzie. Mackenzie isn't pictured in the photo because she's enjoying the gift of time off. In her place, a bell that annoys our business manager
There has been one time when I fell asleep at work and it did coincide with Daylight Saving Time. I was working at a radio station in Knoxville, Tennessee and had to be at work 5 a.m. Sunday mornings. These days, the computer handles playing the songs, but that wasn't the case back then. If the deejay wasn't paying attention, the song came to a stop and silence ensued until he or she put something else on. This particular station was a "Soft Rock" format and at the time featured such core artists as Michael Bolton and Kenny G.
With those two things in mind, I thought I'd share something I came across today. There are definitely plenty of 100k plus jobs out there, but most of them come with a lot of stress, a poor balance of home and work life and often little time to enjoy the things in life that your big salary can provide. In fact, according to U.S. News and World Report, there is only one profession on their list that gives you the big bucks and low stress.
I saw my buddy PJ's post about dressing up as the "Red Robin" when he worked there. I occasionally wore a moose suit when I was starting out in radio. But, it paid ten bucks an hour, so it was easy to justify.
Have you had any embarrassing smudges on your work resume along the way...