I have a very very niche job. I've been doing it for over ten years now and have made about $28,000 per year. Because of my experience, I was called in for a meet and greet. It was going to lead nowhere. So, I pretty much blew it off, and blew the next one off, and showed up to the third because it was on my way home.
They hired me and gave me a job that pays about $786,000 per year. I was told that they had reservations about me and told me they were bothered by the fact that I wore "denim with unpatched holes" at the interview. I didn't even think I was being considered. This is very unreal. And now I will have a job that pays me more in my bimonthly check than my last year's entire gross. I will be working with a different clientele, and my position will have more prestige than previously.
So how do I dress? [more inside]
posted by anonymous
on Aug 20, 2014 -
Do they make a pretty woman's analog watch that lights up, is easy to read and has both the day of the week AND the date on the face? [more inside]
posted by victoriab
on Dec 6, 2012 -
I'm looking for a wrist watch with these features: Digitial, water proof/resistant, an easy way to monitor my or someone else's heart rate in an emergency situation, and a timer that I can easily set for 2 to 5 minutes so I know when to administer additional meds if my dog has a seizure. Any feedback would be much appreciated. Thank you.
posted by htm
on Oct 15, 2011 -
I am looking for an analog wristwatch for my husband's birthday. I know nothing about watches; this is more of a meaningful/nostalgic gift for both of us. Price: let's say up to the $250 range. Anyone have model suggestions or tips for finding one? [more inside]
posted by sheena is a sock puppet
on Aug 9, 2011 -
I'd like a men's wristwatch that is cheap, rugged, simple, comfortable, functional. Which watches are the best at this? [more inside]
posted by jjjjjjjijjjjjjj
on May 19, 2011 -
A teenage boy (18...who is a recent refugee from Burma) has requested a gold or silver watch for his christmas gift (no, he does not have a cell phone to look up the time). The gold and silver watches I've seen look too old for him. Please recommend a gold and/or silver watch for a teenage boy. Thanks!
posted by irishlady1234
on Dec 4, 2010 -
[Wristwatchfilter] Me: mid-20s male looking for the perfect men's analog wristwatch for my dainty
wrists. Easy-to-set alarm a strong plus. You: experienced in these matters and willing to share your insight. Go! [more inside]
posted by supercres
on Oct 22, 2010 -
What kind of wristwatches does Hilary Clinton (or, more broadly, powerful female politicians) wear? [more inside]
posted by arnicae
on Oct 11, 2010 -
Can the hive mind recommend a reasonably-priced Seiko watch repair place in San Francisco? [more inside]
posted by Quietgal
on Mar 20, 2010 -
Can anyone recommend a good wrist watch with voice memo recording capability? I had a great watch the I bought at the Sharper Image (maybe Brookstone?) years back, but it has disappeared into my junk drawer and I'm looking for a similar replacement :)
posted by WhereAmI
on Oct 20, 2009 -
Looking to buy a new watch, something nice for daily wear but that won't break the bank. Suggest some great watch-makers. Looking for reputable and quality watch company suggestions. Criteria and background expanded on in full q! [more inside]
posted by PetiePal
on Dec 17, 2008 -
How can I get used to wearing a wristwatch?
I have not worn one for a while (4 years) because of an inability to get used to them. Now it is a requirement that I wear one.
posted by ooklala
on Sep 19, 2008 -
Mechanical Watchfilter: How does a balance spring remain wound, so as to keep the balance wheel moving back and forth? [more inside]
posted by lonemantis
on Mar 15, 2008 -
I'd like to find a San Francisco based antique watch repair shop that does impeccable work. Price is not an issue, as the watch is the only thing I have from my great-grandmother and is of the utmost sentimental value. The wristwatch is silver, with no visible manufacturer's mark, and is approximately 85 years old. The face needs cleaning and the mechanism likely is in decent shape, but needs cleaning as well.
posted by judith
on Jun 12, 2007 -
Looking for a watch that tells near-perfect time, doesn't require winding or battery replacement, has a comfortable band in hot and cold weather and will last at least 10 years. It just needs to show the time and preferably the date. It's either got to be something very special, or at the lowest price which meets the above standards. Style and uncomplicatedness a bonus.
posted by DirtyCreature
on Apr 5, 2007 -
Charity Gift: 16-year-old girl wants a silver wristwatch. Price range is about $35. No other information available about the girl; anonymous gift from tree at work. What hip watches meet these criteria?
posted by JDC8
on Nov 21, 2006 -
I would like to have a portable device for keeping track of the time that is not a wristwatch (I seem to inevitably lose all wristwatches) but can be stored and accessed with ease. I was thinking maybe something I could store in my wallet. Any suggestions or ideas?
posted by selfnoise
on May 12, 2005 -
Why do some people wear their watch face against the inside of their wrist, rather than on top? Is it cultural, a way of being unique, or just the preference of which way one likes to flick one’s wrist?
posted by lola
on Apr 15, 2004 -