the Onion: 95% of grandfathers got their jobs by walking up and asking
By Ask a Manager on March 31, 2014
The Onion has an awesome article that will resonate with everyone who’s ever been told by an elder to just show up at a business and ask for a job: 95% of grandfathers got their jobs by walking up and asking I mean, I don’t know why you’re on your computer all day when you could get hired on the spot if you’d just show some gumption. Related: my parents say I should offer to work for free for a week to prove myself to employers Ignore your parents! They are forbidden from giving you advice. . . .