What working retail at lululemon taught me about company culture.

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Flashback to me circa 2014. I’m fresh out of my Master’s degree and job hunting like never before (I had a tally chart on my wall of 150 jobs I had applied to). The job market in my field seems quiet, so I land what I hope is a very temporary part-time job at my local lululemon store. It was temporary, but it was actually nine months of full-time work there before I landed a…