Category Archives: Jobby-Jobs

Leaving a job. Not having a job. Hunting for a job. Starting a new job. These posts are about jobs.

The Hills

No, not those Hills. I’m talking about real hills – steep hills. Long hills. Unscripted hills. Lately, hills have ruled my life. I think about them all day long, envision them while I’m lying in bed at night, and generally fret … Continue reading

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Stranger in a Strange Land

(video courtesy of youtube) Ladies aaaaaaand gentleman, step right up! Come see the freak of nature! She’s a personal trainer who actually thinks she can make a living that way! She thinks you have to know what you’re doing when … Continue reading

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You’re Fired!

Well folks, I done got canned. Sacked. Terminated. I received my pink slip. They gave me the boot. I got the axe. That’s right. I will no longer be serving up Gyros or Moussaka. There are two things that bother … Continue reading

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Servitude

Readers, I realize I’ve been quiet for a little too long. The truth is, I lost my sense of humor for a while there. I got sucked into the vortex of depression and anxiety that comes with the inability to find … Continue reading

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My Fantasy Cover Letter

Hi. Before I get into this, I’d like to share something that happened to me. A couple of weeks ago, I applied for a server position via Craigslist and was ignored. Last time I dined at the establishment in question, … Continue reading

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The Joys and Sorrows of Being Unemployed

For the past two weeks, getting a job has been my job. The pay is crap. I have one “professional” outfit and have been wearing it every day. Is there anything more demoralizing than job hunting? Especially when you have … Continue reading

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Goodbye Katy Perry

The past few weeks have made me a specialist in the art of saying goodbye. Or rather, not saying goodbye. I’ve done a great job of avoiding most of the tears and heart wrenching finality that usually accompany goodbyes. Finality is … Continue reading

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