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Out of Work

So. I was fired today.

Oh noes! What happened?

It has nothing to do with being a snitch; the stated reasons for the dismissal are pretty much made up. 188 more words


I got laid off...now what?

Today marked my last day at my most recent employer, and the first time in my life I’ve been laid off.  Don’t get me wrong, the employer that I was laid off from wasn’t exactly roses and rainbows, but being out in the cold is a feeling unlike any other that I’ve ever had.   120 more words

Unemployment, ie What I Did Not Write About 2 : Spreading the News

The next day, I called my mom to tell her the news.

It was a Saturday so I called her the next morning.  My mom tends to wake up early.   632 more words


I will be fully satisfied as with the richest of foods; with singing lips my mouth will praise you. (‭Psalm‬ ‭63‬:‭5‬ NIV)

In mid-life we encounter a crisis of satisfaction. 319 more words


Laid-off in Ontario? Some Tips On What To Do With Your Severance & Pension

I was playing hockey the other day and a (now former) Blackberry employee was telling us about the lay-off that just occurred last week. The other guys were asking him “what are you going to do with your 18 weeks severance?” 433 more words

Financial Advisor

Beware of Nice Bosses

A few years ago, I left the beautiful but super expensive city of San Francisco for Austin. It was a tough decision, but 8 years of paying over $2000 in rent had begun to leave a gaping hole in my wallet.  1,534 more words

Bad Bosses

Making your own schedule.

Being recently laid off I’ve had time to get other areas of my life together. There was so much to take care of that you just don’t think about when you’re working the 9-5 schedule. 410 more words

Laid Off