Monthly Archives: August 2011

Quit Yankin’ My Chain: Unemployment Benefits – Yes or No?

Sat., Aug. 27, 2011: A few posts back I described the elation and incredible relief I felt when I thought my unemployment insurance benefits were being temporarily restored. It appears that might not be the case after all. Right now I … Continue reading

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Bonus Blog: I Scream, You Scream…

August, 2011: We all scream for ice cream! This a fun bonus blog that realy doesn’t have much of anything to do with job hunting – time for a little break! There is nothing like a sweet, creamy ice cream cone … Continue reading

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How Do You Spell Relief: UIB

Friday, Aug., 19: My week did not get off to a good start. Of course when you are unemployed, that’s pretty much the case every week. Monday was one of those Murphy’s Law kind of days. Nothing big, but just … Continue reading

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Stopgap Jobs: Hold the Pickles, Hold the Lettuce

A friend, who, I might add, has never had to look for a job a day in her life, recently said to me “I can’t understand why you can’t find a job, I mean any kind of job. Really? I … Continue reading

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Bring me your your kids, your dogs, your deranged relatives, but not (gasp) your cats!

Mon., Aug 8: First, TBIM – Too Bad It’s Monday! Although you employed folk should be saying TGIE – Thanks God I’m Employed! Most people facing long-term unemployment eventually reach a housing crisis, when the unemployment benefits run out and the savings, … Continue reading

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Not Wanted: Stellar Star Unemployed Workers!

Augu. 3, 2011: I’ve always been a stargazer. When I was a  little girl I always looked for the Big Dipper hovering above the northwest side of our house in ND as you walked up the sidewalk. I looked for it every night. I … Continue reading

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