Tag: laid off

Sticky 80s With Ethel

I started my new job last week, almost exactly three months to the day I was laid-off. My new job is a good fit. I really love it; more than I thought I would. I’m back in my wheel-house where I’m comfortable, and I’m surrounded by happy, positive people so I’m laughing my ass off

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Two Down, One To Go

Today I had a list. I had a plan. I was going to wake up early, have my usual two cups of coffee, eat breakfast and go to Weirdmart for dinner and paint supplies. Then I planned to come home and throw a roast in the crockpot, and go for a run. Later, I planned

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Hey Mr. Postman

Today is my tenth day of unemployment. And I’ve discovered a few thingsā€¦ I can eat cake for lunch, and if I get tired I can take a nap. An afternoon nap. Oh-my-gawd. This is heaven. I can wear yoga pants. I mean, I can LIVE in yoga pants. L.O.V.E. And I haven’t worn an

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I Have Mad Skills

I was laid off yesterday, so I’m updating my resume, and several different resume building sources recommend personalizing my resume, and noting any special skills. Hmmm. Special skills. Let’s see… I can write in perfect, mirror image handwriting. Like this: Maybe I can get a job as a Christmas card decorator. Oooh. And I can

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