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Workplace Story Podcast

Workplace Story podcast shares the experiences of working people – funny, tough or inspiring scenes that happen on the job. These living accounts tell of challenges, sometimes opportunities, and how folks got through or rose above. They might even have uncovered a bit of humor in the situation. Workplace Story – a place where the stories work.
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May 2, 2016

On this episode of Workplace Story, we meet Jerry, a professional photographer who travels to remote and exotic locations for photoshoots. He talks about being held at gunpoint in the desert, getting stuck in mud 50 miles from the nearest human and taking landscape photography in China. Music credits: “Pulse Rock,” “Twisted,” “Cold Funk,” “RetroFuture Clean,” and “Wah Game Loop,” Kevin MacLeod, Incompetech.com, licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0. Sound Credits: “Hawk” by Uncle Sigmund, and “Jeep in the Mountains #1” by Adam Wayne Gistarb, via FreeSound.org, Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0.

May 2, 2016

On this episode of Workplace Story, we’ll hear from Dave, a traveling comic. He'll tell us what it’s like to take road trips with fellow comedians, driving narrow, winding roads to gigs at far-off clubs in small towns. He has found ways to handle being sick on the road, how to deal with hecklers, and also how to gauge an audience. Music credits: “Pulse Rock,” “Twisted,” “Cold Funk,” “RetroFuture Clean,” and “Wah Game Loop,” Kevin MacLeod, Incompetech.com, licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0. Sound Credits: “EndApplause4” by Ehohnke, via FreeSound.org, Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0.

Apr 10, 2016

Caution: explicit language and adult themes. In this episode, we’re going to be “Taking on the Night” with two casino graveyard shift workers. A limousine driver who has also worked the bell desk and a professional valet tell some of their experiences. The two will talk about how they’ve handled drunk patrons, customers who forget to scan their valet ticket, and how they pulled a man out of a vehicle who was hitting a woman. Music credits: “Pulse,” “Deep Haze,” “Ossuary Four,” “Unwritten Return,” “Cut and Run,” and “Secrets of the Schoolyard,” Kevin MacLeod, Incompetech.com, licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License. Sound Credits: “Ding” by Organicmanpl, and “ChaChing” by Creek23 via FreeSound.org, Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0.

Apr 3, 2016

In today’s episode of Workplace Story, we’ll meet two millennial generation women who have worked at popular nightlife venues. A Nevada casino VIP host talks about the glamorous facade of trendy nightspots, and gives us a behind-the-scenes look. A go-go dancer who worked in Arizona shares what it feels like to wear a neon costume and be in character as part of the club’s ambiance. Music credits: “Pulse,” “Baba Yaga,” “Breakdown” and “Feelin' Good,” Kevin MacLeod, Incompetech.com, licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License.

Mar 21, 2016

In this episode, we’re going glitzy, like the TV show, “Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous,” but WorkplaceStory style. An event planner on the California coast will share experiences about hard work behind the glamour, times when plans fall apart right before an event, and when a local meeting planner wants to change up the whole menu the morning of a banquet. Music credits: “Pulse,” “Stringed Disco” and “Aurea Carmina,” Kevin MacLeod, Incompetech.com, licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License. Splat sound is the middle part of “Big Zombie Hit,” by Slave2theLight, via FreeSound.org, Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0.

Mar 6, 2016

In this episode of Workplace Story, two customer service staff members working in Northern Nevada give their own accounts – circumstances comical or bizarre, a few frustrating, and even a couple of dark scenes. What advice do they have for people entering the wild world of customer service? Music credits: “Pulse,” "Early Riser," Pyro Flow” and "Ice Flow," Kevin MacLeod, incompetech.com, licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0. Sounds are “Having a Smoke” by Husky70, and “Short Ripping Sound” by Kodack, CC0: 1.0; “Water Basement 02” by LG, and “Cash Register” by sarcasticbracket via FreeSound.org, Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0.

Feb 21, 2016

In this episode of Workplace Story, a couple who are members of the Silent Generation, born during the 1930s, talk about some of their work experiences. In Illinois, Eva helps customers with fabric in the sewing department of a busy store. Robert taught high school for 32 years, including during the 1960s, a time of civil rights unrest. How do two from the Silent Gen handle responsibilities in their workplaces? Music credits: “Pulse,” "Autumn Day" and "Pilot Error," Kevin MacLeod, incompetech.com, licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License, http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/.

Feb 4, 2016

In episode one of Workplace Story, we meet a graphic designer from Los Angeles who also has experience in production art. When a production artist leaves the packaging design firm that Dan is working for, he's asked to fill in on that side of the company. Two managers compete for his time and work, and the situation becomes stressful. He has to handle being pulled in two different directions. Will the tug of war and stress affect his position there? Music credit: "Pulse" and “Raw,” Kevin MacLeod, incompetech.com,
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