Interesting Year So Far

January was okay. No major bumps in the road, healthwise everything seemed to be okay after the A1C scare and a couple of really high blood pressure readings. February on the other hand sucked the big one. 1) Sick almost the entire month between stomach flu and viral bronchitis. I missed about 3 weeks of… Continue reading Interesting Year So Far

A Request For Help

It never rains but it pours is a saying here in the USA. First one of my online jobs has been on hold since May 17, 2013. Second, my roommate gave 30 days notice on June 9, 2013 which coincidentally was also the same day my last online job went on hold–with no warning at… Continue reading A Request For Help

Cheeky at Best

So I went to the employment office today, which isn’t my favorite thing to do in the first place since it’s a full mile walk or bike ride on a busy street (or an hour on two buses). I wasn’t going there for any reason other than getting referrals for jobs; some of their listings… Continue reading Cheeky at Best

Burn Down The Mission You tell me there’s an angel in your tree Did he say he’d come to call on me For things are getting desperate in our home Living in the parish of the restless folks I know Everybody now bring your family down to the riverside Look to the east to see where the fat… Continue reading Burn Down The Mission

English Skills Optional?

Just received this horse manure which I am hoping is only pretending to be from Resume Bucket. After being rather nastily turned down today for an online writing position, I sorely needed the laugh this male bovine fecal material provided. Dear Applicant The Human resources have just reviewed your resume due to the one you… Continue reading English Skills Optional?


Dear Applicant(s), Thank you for your interest in employment with our company. We have reviewed your resume and have carefully considered your qualifications. At this time we have decided to pursue other candidates for the position of Customer Service Associate. We will maintain your records and should a position open that matches your qualifications, we… Continue reading Define CAREFULLY!!

Only been doing this for over 2 years now

“look in the employment section of your new paper or go to the unemployment office they will help you look for work all so are go around the grocery stores in restaurants in fill out a application,” Thanks for the condescending comment. I call it condescending because since April 2009 I have applied for 332… Continue reading Only been doing this for over 2 years now

References Revisited

Those of you who follow my blog know that I am looking for a job, and have been for quite a while now. My references are problematical: Barry Trotta, my boss at ACI, has refused to give me a working phone number for him (probably in retaliation for me suing –and winning — in small… Continue reading References Revisited

Craigs List Job Scams

Hello, Thank you for emailing us in regards to the available job opening. Good news, we would like to setup an interview with you! As an employee, the responsibilities of this position are as follows: You will be working alongside our current marketing team and helping them with administrative duties and Feedback Reports. Feedback Reports… Continue reading Craigs List Job Scams

I must be awfully out of it…….

Apparently I am so out of it that I missed an interview AND a job offer! Dear Applicant, I want to thank you for coming to interview with FedEx Office for the Customer Service Associate position. We had a number of excellent applicants including you, which made our choice a difficult one. I am, however,… Continue reading I must be awfully out of it…….