Jon of All Trades Podcast

Ep. 230: Mailbag!

Time for a long overdue mailbag episode! I take your questions and answer them. I love nothing more than a good riff, and having a bunch of inane shit to play off of makes this a really fun, short listen. In this week’s mailbag, we tackle whether I’d rather be Anna or Elsa from Frozen,…

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Reflections on Five Years

This week the Jon of All Trades Podcast celebrates five years of being on the air and more than 200 guests. I realize as I write this, that’s longer than I’ve done any one thing professionally. My longest actual job tops out at four years and five months. I wrote Cru Jones Society for just…

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Jon’s Audio Resume Vol. 12 – PR Professional

Welcome to Jon’s Audio Resume, the Jon of All Trades solo exploration of all the weird ass jobs I’ve had in my life. This series runs in chronological order and here is my 12th job. Job: Account Executive/Account Manager – MGA Communications, Inc. Duration: April 2007 – December 2010 Pay: ~$40,000/yr. Did I get along with my…

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Ep. 200: Kristin Crites – My Wife, Friend, Consigliere, and Inspiration

As I approached Episode 200, a crazy milestone I never envisioned hitting when I started this show four and a half years ago, I knew I wanted to give you something I never had before. Because once you hit 200 episodes, you’ve necessarily covered a lot of ground. I’ve had filmmakers, restauranteurs, rock stars, drag…

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Jon’s Audio Resume Vol. 9: Public Speaking Teacher

Welcome to Jon’s Audio Resume, the Jon of All Trades solo exploration of all the weird ass jobs I’ve had in my life. This series runs in chronological order and here is my ninth job. Job: Public Speaking Teacher at Colorado State University Duration: 2004-2006 Pay: Full graduate school tuition, ~$1,100 per month stipend Did I get along…

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Jon’s Audio Resume Vol. 8: Lifeguard

Welcome to Jon’s Audio Resume, the Jon of All Trades solo exploration of all the weird ass jobs I’ve had in my life. This series runs in chronological order and here is my eighth job. Job: Lifeguard Duration: Summer of 2004 Pay: $8/hr (I honestly can’t remember, but what I can remember is the pay was pretty crappy)…

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Jon’s Audio Resume Vol. 7: Alaska

Welcome to Jon’s Audio Resume, the Jon of All Trades solo exploration of all the weird ass jobs I’ve had in my life. This series runs in chronological order and here is my seventh job. Job: Alaska State Fair booth construction and staffer Duration: One week in August 2003 Pay: $1,000 Did I get along with my boss? This…

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Jon’s Audio Resume Vol. 6: Retail

Welcome to Jon’s Audio Resume, the Jon of All Trades solo exploration of all the weird ass jobs I’ve had in my life. This series runs in chronological order and here is my sixth job. Job: Vehicle accessories salesman and installer Duration: College breaks from summer 2001 – summer 2002 Pay: $8.50/hr. + commission Did I get along…

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Jon’s Audio Resume Vol. 5: Property Maintenance

Welcome to Jon’s Audio Resume, the Jon of All Trades solo exploration of all the weird ass jobs I’ve had in my life. This series runs in chronological order and here is my fifth job. Job: Property Maintenance Grunt Duration: June – July, 2001 Pay: $10.00/hour Did I get along with my boss? No, he was a fucking…

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Jon’s Audio Resume Vol. 3: Food Service

Welcome to Jon’s Audio Resume, the Jon of All Trades solo exploration of all the weird ass jobs I’ve had in my life. This series runs in chronological order and here is my third job. Job: Salad Bar Worker, Chart House Duration: November – Decemberr 1999 Pay: $6.50/hour (I think, I honestly can’t remember) Did I…

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