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Singing my kids (and my neuroses) to sleep

At bedtime a few nights ago, the girls were giggling and telling Joe, “Do it again, Daddy! Do it again!”

So Joe re-entered Neve’s room, stood at the foot of her bed, and starting crooning “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” like a jazz singer wannabe. 1,715 more words

Saving $1.8T but at what cost? and do we have a choice?

We continue to automate and improve business systems. I’ve spent my whole career improving business efficiency. Each time we do so, we mostly disrupt lower level service jobs and now some medium level professional jobs. 514 more words


Federal grant money to help laid off Deere employees find work

WASHINGTON, D. C. (KWQC) – Financial help is on its way to Iowa to assist workers affected by recent layoffs at John Deere facilities. The U.S. 117 more words


Goodbye, Examiner.com

I can’t remember how I heard that they were hiring. Maybe it was on Craigslist? I started writing for them in December 2010 as a Cleveland nightlife journalist, and I really didn’t know what I was doing. 559 more words

Not So Random Thoughts

A lay off at the office

Yesterday somebody was laid off at my workplace. I knew how this person performed as she worked directly under me in quite a few projects. She had some areas that needed improving on but this was kind of unexpected. 303 more words


Seagate announces more job cuts, will reduce its workforce by a further 6,500

(Source: www.hardwarezone.com.sg)

Seagate announces more job cuts, will reduce its workforce by a further 6,500

Seagate has just announced another round of job cuts. The hard disk drive maker said it will lay-off about 6,500 workers, which is roughly 14% of its workforce. 187 more words


Festering in Fremont


Erin had figured she’d wake up with a hangover, but not one this bad. Even now, as she pulled into the office parking lot, her head pounded with a rhythmic pulse. 14,841 more words