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Treating Myself Better

I had an interview the other day and the interview portion went very well but there was a question on the assessment that had me stumped. 328 more words


Can I Get Disability?

I have been getting unemployment benefit for quite a long time. In recent times I developed an anxiety about standing in queues. I get very anxious and start to panic so it s difficult for me when I go to the welfare office to sign on (long long queues). 59 more words

Questioning The Job Hunting How-To's

It is Super Bowl Sunday and here I sit completely uninterested in football. To be fair, I lost interest in football years ago when the new rules came in and pretty much ruined the game. 491 more words

Confessions of a Jobless Grad in the Information Age

I guess I’m one of those lazy, narcissistic, and entitled university grads complaining about not having a job.

I’ve followed with interest the heated debates between generations trying to figure out why new graduates struggle and why millennials tend to… 590 more words

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The Deceit of Full Employment - 02/07/16

On Friday the 5th of February, US employment data was released, non-farms payrolls increased by 151,000 and US unemployment officially fell below the 5% mark to 4.9%. 698 more words

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A Quiet Afternoon at the Lost Sock Department

A few months ago I started what seemed like the interminable task of uploading thousands of photos from my old Macbook to Google Drive. 450 more words


Weekend News & Commentary --- February 6--7, 2016

On Thursday, the West Virginia State House narrowly passed a right-to-work bill, according to Lydia DePillis at the Washington Post.  Although Democratic Governor Earl Ray Tomblin is expected to veto the bill, it passed by a vote of 54-46, and overriding Tomblin’s veto requires only a simple majority vote.   383 more words

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