To say that I’m running behind on my blog posts is an understatement, but I think this blog has reached a point where the time of day that I put out articles doesn’t really matter anyway.
I’ve been busy lately with the usual job search business, working toward getting more than one of our vehicles running again so we don’t have to juggle everyone’s need to drive somewhere at various points in time quite so much, continuing to dig out a trench to keep a neighbor’s flood irrigation water from going where it shouldn’t (and making some progress in that department), just … taking care of business.
I’ve been getting a bit frustrated that the technical training center where I’ve been doing some re-training to try and get into a web programming job seems to have been lagging behind a bit in getting any form of a practice exam to me, and emails and phone calls to them have gotten no response either. I’m not too impressed with what I’m seeing from them in their lack of communication.
I’m getting deeper into a job search that has absolutely nothing to do with anything that I’ve been trained to do or have any experience in myself, just for the sake of finding a job. I was combing through the job listings at one of the local news web sites Sunday night, and did come across one that was pretty entertaining. It was listed under “Beauty/Cosmetology/Barber Job.”
The job listing was for “Yes Man.”
The details were as follows:
Job Number — 102605Job Views — 748Company name — big oilPay Rate / Range — way too muchLocation — salt lake city, UTPosition Type — Full Time EmployeeDate Posted — Jun 19, 2012 (closes Aug 18, 2012)
Job description — Just say yesRequirements — No opinions of your own
I’m sure there are plenty of people in that kind of job running around somewhere.
As for me in my own world, my lovely wife passed something along to me late last week that made me smile — if only it would give me an income. She said that our lovely daughter commented to her that she feels ever since I lost my job around eight months ago, we’ve grown closer as a family.
There may be some truth to that. I’ve seen more of my children, my children have seen more of me, my wife and I are working through the issues facing us on a daily basis and doing it together. We’re seeing each other in “crunch time.” We’re working to support each other, and we’re still getting some wonderful support from family and friends as well.
It’s all part of “taking care of business” at home.
Copyright 2012, Daddysangbassdude Media
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