Tagged: job

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work: What… Do I do?

I’m the best there is at what I do. But what I do best doesn’t matter much outside this place. With all apologies to Stevie Wonder and Chris Claremont… Recently, a very good friend who works for a very good...

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video: did you know…?

Turns out that my parents’ internet is still functioning and my connectivity is secure and no one’s really “done” with working for the holidays, so I’ll have a while to myself at the house today anyway. I did try to...

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adobe: have a good book nearby

Why is it that the day or two after you refuse a new job offer, your own job stinks even worse than usual? After mulling it over and weighing pros and cons, I decided that my current job is best...

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work: what me, hireable?

I had my “on-site” interview today, actually meeting the federal client and seeing where I might work. I’m still deciding what I want to do, but I can’t help wear a smile and perhaps a slight swagger. Being in-demand, professionally,...

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video: three is too many

So I broke a 5-year streak and went on an interview today. It was for a job that’s similar to what I’m doing now, but might focus more on the parts of my job that I enjoy and have very...

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BSOD: the ghost of Windows past… today!

When you’ve been sitting at your desk for 20 minutes and a co-worker walks past and says, “Hey take your coat off and stay a while.” — It’s not going to be a good day. This morning at home, after...

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Oh yeah, you betcha!

This is the last day before my friend & co-worker Betsy goes out for her maternity leave or some such thing, it sounds made up to me. While she’s out, I’m once again in charge of the team for a...

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What a f**king liberty!

Y’know, it’s been a while since I’ve had a really bad customer service experience so I suppose I was way overdue. Thankfully it didn’t exactly happen to me, though considering where we were, we should have already learned our lessons....

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Spinning that wheel for me

Looking for a new job isn’t an issue just for recent college graduates. People who have spent 10 or 15 years in the same careers can often face similar issues and stresses — think burnout, stress or plain-old tedium. Other...