Since the spring of 2020, the world learned how important front-line workers are. Grocery stores, delivery services, truck drivers, warehouse fulfillment associates, restaurant workers and more were categorized as essential. It makes sense; without these crucial roles being filled, our world would come to a standstill.
Last week, I received an email from a large online retailer offering me a $1,000 bonus to be a Reliability Maintenance Engineer, and their offer said I could be hired on the spot. It also highlighted other perks, like wearing jeans and tennis shoes to work and