Tag Archives: job search

Ground Zero for the American Dream

I hate a lot of stuff, or at least it can appear that way to the reader passing through. My cousin suggested over dinner a few weeks back that I change the blog’s name to Hate Less and Less. The suggestion didn’t quite make sense; he’s not too bright. But the spirit of the comment […]

Perk-y jobs and the unemployed who love them

I need a job because I need money to pay my bills. I’ve grown attached to food, shelter, Netflix and other necessities of life. Life without access to every DVD known to man is just death by another name. My situation, like most people’s, is pretty straightforward. I’d love to make a lot of money […]

My spam is better than your spam

Mmm, mmm, gross. Because my resume is posted everywhere, job sites, recruiters and job search companies spam the crap out of me. Some emails are intended to be helpful – 10 tips to improve your resume, 8 ways to turbo-charge your job search, 6 reasons not to drink whatever you find under the sink and […]

Job interview routine, the morning of

Every batter has a routine – what he does to get ready for the next plate appearance. Some are elaborate and generic cialis price compare laced with crazy superstitions. Others are basic and pretty utilitarian. Getting ready for a job interview is like warming up in the on deck circle, without the million-dollar payouts for mediocrity. The time and […]

Start crying, but keep trying

Unemployment figures may be bad, but there are also job search opportunities. In this article, an unemployed blogger gives tips from his experience.

Why can’t the holidays be everyday?

A jobless guy’s pep talk to himself

Stories of the unemployed with rich daddies and boyfriends or money in the bank

New York magazine decided to steal my idea and tell the stories of unemployed New Yorkers… My Laid-Off Life They picked seven people from the jobless middle class masses and lent them the services of a professional writer. If only their stories were as interesting, engaging, exciting, moving, gripping, captivating, intriging, refreshing, enjoyable, glamorous, thought-provoking […]

Not the clothes off my back

A fashion guide to unemployment

Don’t believe your unemployed friends at the gym

Unemployment benefit extensions seem to work just like regular unemployment benefits

Music for the day off that should have been

What unemployment sounds like when your music tastes are as great as mine…