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“Whatever you do, don’t refuse any offers at this point…”

“Whatever you do, don’t refuse any offers at this point…”

Sheesh, why didn’t I have advice like that when I was dating, huh? (Actually, that would imply you have offers, wouldn’t it?)  Well, that was the advice my boss gave me a couple of days ago.  630 more words

Career

One Year Later

I just realized that it’s been a year since I was laid off from my job, almost to the day. Oof. That was bad. Maybe I don’t need to rehash the details. 181 more words

Working

Coca-Cola to Lay Off Workers

It was announced recently that soda company Coca-Cola plans to cut up to 1,600 to 1,800 jobs worldwide. The company is hoping to save $3 billion in expenses. 126 more words

Corporations

The problem with shopping while fat

A few months ago, I had a shopping experience unlike any other I’d had in the past. I walked into Wet Seal +, found several pieces of clothing that were cute, affordable, and flattering on my body, and tried on several options before actually having to decide what I wanted to buy and what I didn’t need. 951 more words

Retail

U.S. Employers Laid Off the Fewest People in 17 Years in 2014

Job cuts announced by U.S.-based employers last year were 5% fewer than in 2013 and the lowest annual total since 1997, the latest indicator that the U.S. 448 more words

Oilfield Life in '15

I’m curious how 2015 will pan out for us oilfield families.  Drilling rigs are getting stacked daily and production is slowing due to low oil prices.   329 more words

Oilfield Life