Category Archives: Unemployment

Is It Easier to Get a Job….Without a Degree?

Excellent news on the homefront…B got a job! What a huge sense of relief I am feeling. Not only do I not plan on going back to social services, but it also gives us a little more breathing room in … Continue reading

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In Comparison the DMV is Enjoyable…

Yes you read correctly. The DMV is an enjoyable experience compared with the brutal experience of dealing with social services. If you have never had to endure the humiliation, degradation, stupidity and WAITING of attempting to apply for social services … Continue reading

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Wanted: Intelligent Pregnant Women…Sike.

I typically have trouble talking about myself to strangers. The art of “selling myself” or what the rest of the world calls interviewing just doesn’t come easily to me. I get very nervous at the prospect of interviews and am … Continue reading

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