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It’s been quite some time since I’ve written. I went from posting every day to posting once a month. When did this happen? These sorts of things just …. 168 more words

"The Dreaded Interview" -Reading from Worked Stiff: Poetry and Prose for the Common

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The Dreaded Interview

I see that you are wearing new shoes.

Did you buy them just for this interview?

Did you think you were going to get a job here? 367 more words


The Real Unemployment Number: 102 Million Working Age Americans Do Not Have A Job

Did you know that the number of working age Americans that do not have a job right now is far higher than it was during the worst moments of the last recession?  165 more words


I have started writing a post three times so far today.

They began:

“Today I feel like a loser…”

“The first year I was underemployed…” 126 more words


If You Do What You Love

A wise person once said, “If you do what you love, then you will never have to work a day in your life.”

I heard this saying so much as a kid. 565 more words


Millennial Challenges

Millennials are dealing with significant challenges in the new economy.

Youth, aged 15 – 24, are facing unemployment rates of more than 12%, almost twice the unemployment rate of the general population. 72 more words


I'm Back (Again)!

Weeellll, HELLO!

I haven’t posted in quite. some. time. Sorry ’bout that. A lot has happened since my last post: dating woes, finding full-time work, moving across town and then having to move back to the other part of town within a year, more dating woes, being swamped by life in general, quitting full-time job because it was terrible, hoping to find a new FT job right away but HAHA life’s never been that easy, and… y’know, those sorts of craptastic hurdles to overcome. 50 more words