At the height of his career, Tom Palome was pulling in a salary in the low six-figures and flying first class on business trips to Europe. Today, Palome
At the height of his career, Tom Palome was pulling in a salary in the low six-figures and flying first class on business trips to Europe. Today, Palome juggles two part-time jobs: one as a $10-an-hour food demonstrator at Samâ s Club, the other flipping burgers and serving drinks at a golf club grill for slightly more than minimum wage. (Phelan M. Ebenhack/Bloomberg News)