Tag: 99er

Legacy and Dignity

    My mother has an elderly aunt who was just moved into a nursing home. Dementia finally incapacitated her, and she could no longer live on her own. The only reason my mother is involved is because this particular aunt had no children, spent 60 years alienating herself from her family and friends, and... Read more »

Quality is Job Fun

  I’d like to thank Alltop.com for listing my blog in their careers section (it’s waaaaay at the bottom). I’ve been getting good response to this, and that’s a great feather in my cap on which to end the week. It’s a Saturday, the first Saturday of this series. Saturday is leisure time for me,... Read more »

Odd Jobs Don't Stand Still

  Inevitably, during the course of a job hunt, there will be down time. There will be days, maybe even weeks during which not a single job opening will look right. Today, for instance, I searched through seven different job boards from 8:00 a.m. through 11:00 a.m., and came across a total of two jobs... Read more »
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Unemployed but Focused

It took less than one week for me to get a job interview. That gave me a head of steam to push through and keep applying for jobs. After that first interview, though, it became a lesson in focused job hunting. CareerBuilder has a tool called “QuickApply” that allows users to submit the same resume... Read more »

Perspectives from the Event Horizon

In a flagrant disregard for local traffic laws, the first thing I did from my car as I drove home from my last day at the office was call my girlfriend. Not to vent, not be emotional, but to set up a routine of taking her son to school every morning. At that moment, I... Read more »
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