Photo by David Croxford.

My Job: EXTRA: Read All About Him!

Jackie M. Young

Real estate agent’s other job is background actor for movies and TV shows. He’s great at blending in. NAME: Jerald Pang AGE: 56 JOB: Nonunion background actor (extra) and full-time real estate agent START: In the summer of 2013, Pang joined thousands sweltering in long lines for a chance to be an extra on the Read the full article…

Careers , June 2017
June, 2017

Parting Shot: Survival Training

Hawaii Business magazine

A solder with gear, plunges into the 15-foot section of Richardson Pool from the 16-foot high dive as part of survival training. The soldier is then required to swim to the shallow end of the pool. The training is conducted routinely and is required for all soldiers in the 325th Brigade Support Battalion “Mustangs,” 3rd Read the full article…

Careers , Government , May 2017
May, 2017
Photo by David Croxford.

My Job: He Goes In After the Police Are Done

Jackie M. Young

NAME: Robin Fujiyama AGE: 53 JOB: Biohazard Technician, Bio-One Hawaii START: Fujiyama served in the Air Force Reserve for eight years, and has been a firefighter for 26. His cousin owns Bio-One Hawaii and, in 2014, contacted Fujiyama about doing crime-scene cleanup due to his background as a firefighter. The company does commercial, residential and Read the full article…

Careers , May 2017
May, 2017

Secrets of Headhunters

Beverly Creamer

Sandra Ohara and Chris Cruthers Adams don’t miss a thing: The conversations in the outer office. Smiles. No smiles. Chaotic piles of desk papers. The easy way employees communicate. Or don’t. In short, they explore the culture of a workplace with probing gazes and incisive questions. They do this for a living – analyzing a Read the full article…