FAITHFUL WITH LITTLE

I’ve worked at the same place for about ten years. Almost six years full time, the rest part time. I have changed significantly from when I started working there, in fact, if me ten years ago walked up to me today, I’d hardly recognize her. I’ve changed physically, emotionally, spiritually, and even economically. I don’t…

THE POSTCARD OF REJECTION With the two members of this household both seeking employment, the rejection letters and phone calls are piling up… not to mention the countless possible employers we never even hear back from. My roommate, however, recently received the most impersonal job-seeking rejection I’ve ever seen. The wording of the rejection was…

AH, A GOOD FRIDAY… It’s nearly three o’clock in the afternoon and I’m still in my PJ’s. Even though I am not getting paid for this day off, I am really enjoying myself. I’m reading an assortment of things, blogs, my Artist’s Way book (if I could ever just get my morning pages done, maybe…

ONE DAY AT A TIME I just worked 19 hours in two days, so that makes up for part of the time I missed the last two weeks. I also picked up a little work at the church so I will be working every day next week. That will extend my time to look for…

RESUME’ BLUES My fingertips are all black and smudgy from perusing the newspaper, but so far, it’s pretty slim pickins… Most of the “receptionists” nowadays double as accounts payable clerks, janitors and bookkeepers. Times are so tight that employers want one person for two jobs and less pay, which I understand, but it just makes…