31 episodes

Work is like sex or food — you’re either getting it or looking for it. Comedian Roy Wood Jr. (correspondent on Comedy Central’s The Daily Show with Trevor Noah) explores the human condition every week through the prism of employment. Roy sits down with real people from ALL lines of work about their most memorable jobs, employment vacancies they're looking to fill, scams they've run at the office, and of course, the cringe-worthy office romances. Roy's famed humor is matched by his true empathy and curiosity for people. Join him on an entertaining exploration into the battle all of us fight every day. Balancing our need to provide with our need for emotional fulfillment. Learn from the people who got it right. Laugh with the rest of us, who constantly get it wrong. Welcome to the Job Fair.

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    • Comedy
    • 4.8 • 15 Ratings

Work is like sex or food — you’re either getting it or looking for it. Comedian Roy Wood Jr. (correspondent on Comedy Central’s The Daily Show with Trevor Noah) explores the human condition every week through the prism of employment. Roy sits down with real people from ALL lines of work about their most memorable jobs, employment vacancies they're looking to fill, scams they've run at the office, and of course, the cringe-worthy office romances. Roy's famed humor is matched by his true empathy and curiosity for people. Join him on an entertaining exploration into the battle all of us fight every day. Balancing our need to provide with our need for emotional fulfillment. Learn from the people who got it right. Laugh with the rest of us, who constantly get it wrong. Welcome to the Job Fair.

    Building Momentum

    Building Momentum

    Jamel Johnson comedian and host of the podcast 'NBA Storytime' walks us through a 'Scam of The Week' that got him unlimited gas. An industry-leading company is hiring in the world of tech and problem-solving. In WORST & FIRST: A high school football coach talks about the days working part-time in a sex shop that was run by a man who was in prison? @Rod4Short shares a new, efficient use for the police. Plus, what happens when the wheels on the school bus don’t go round and round? You call in the National Guard, of course. 
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    • 1 hr 14 min
    Daily Work, Daily Pay

    Daily Work, Daily Pay

    Flexible scheduling, daily pay, mental health breaks. Good help isn’t hard to find IF you know how to attract it. A C-suite executive breaks down the new things companies can do to attract AND retain hourly employees in a vicious job market. When entire industries collapse, sometimes those out of work are saved by their own. The team from Comedy Gives Back details how they offered a safety net to stand-up comedians in need. @Rod4Short dishes on hip-hop heavyweights ready to make peace and money, plus a dog tripping on mushrooms. SCAM OF THE WEEK: Did you hear the one about the comedian's wife who faked having cancer and fleeced a fundraiser? 
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    • 1 hr 14 min
    Gas Station Fires Feat. The Sklar Brothers

    Gas Station Fires Feat. The Sklar Brothers

    Double the fun or double the trouble?Comedy Duo The Sklar Brothers share the time they almost burned down a gas station in ‘Worst and First.’ The founder and cultivator from Wonderbrett Farms break down the cannabis jobs they’re hiring for, the challenges of a career in cannabis cultivation, and its WILD early days. SCAM OF THE WEEK: The team speeds up the FTC’s investigation into the broken McDonald’s ice cream machines, and @Rod4Short tackles the age-old question: Should you take a bath with dishwashing liquid?
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    • 1 hr 14 min
    Cannabis & Black Women

    Cannabis & Black Women

    Black women in cannabis shine as entrepreneurs and educators leading the charge on diversifying the multi-billion-dollar industry and ways other minorities can get involved even if they don't have the money. How cannabis advocacy could serve communities of color rather than oppress them, the women also break down therapeutic effects of CBD and the many forms it comes in, gummies, oil tinctures, or even dog treats. @Rod4short wants you to know what’s not suitable for your dogs as the legal use of hemp and other cannabis products grows. Bacon, alcohol, and weed are the holy trinity in the ‘Scam of The Week.’ Plus, Ralph shares why 'Marijuana' itself is a dirty word tied to a slanderous history. 
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    • 1 hr 19 min
    Street Code

    Street Code

    A TV reporter recounts the death threat that made him leave the business. Street code bleeds over into a historically black liberal arts college for women. Yes, it's Spelman! Now that OnlyFans is removing sexual material from their site, philosopher and now economist @Rod4Short tactfully positions why it's the right move. A software company with a heart of gold and killer compensation package wants you to join their team – and you don’t need a college degree – also 10K + VHS Tapes = ‘Scam of The Week.’
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    • 1 hr 20 min
    Out of This World

    Out of This World

    A former NASA employee shares her unconventional trek and how you can work there too. Actress Faiven Feshazion releases the emotional weight of being a token Black woman at a major retailer that only wanted to exploit her. Ahhh, Gov. Cuomo! The team reflects on the awkward parts of still showing up to work after resigning. Speaking of NASA, how would the gravity on the planet Mars affect one's erection? @Rod4Short shares his insights. Climate science is a BIG deal, 4C hair is STRONG yet fragile, and caffeine –the workplace drug of choice–is the center of the ‘Scam of the Week.’
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    • 1 hr 13 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
15 Ratings

15 Ratings

Gratia Caritas ,

Love all of it

Great show that’s funny with a big heart and that makes you think.

Adachi87 ,

Beautiful Souls

Roy you a beautiful soul that gets us smiling when we frowning, laughing when we crying and loving when we hating. Thank you for everything you have given this world. Also JG pretty awesome too!

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