Is Colin Kaepernick Entitled to a Job?

Is anyone else tired of the sad little shit known as Colin Kaepernick? Kaepernick made a decision to stage a protest while on his employer’s time. That decision had a consequence, he ultimately lost his job and no other team has picked him up. Does this need collusion? Not really,… Continue reading

Cyber-security studies continue

As I have pondered it, my studies will continue. I have too much invested to stop my cyber-security career just because my new team does not utilize it much. I am drawn to the field so it is best to follow that attraction to see where it will take me…. Continue reading

Another step towards employment salvation

As I move along the timeline of my 90-day letter, my current “manager” is releasing me to my next team. My new manager is someone that I have known for about 13 years. He is one that helped train me at a previous job and has been a man that… Continue reading

How many have really given up looking for work?

Thank you Ken for this topic – This topic is something that we have been hearing quite a bit over the last couple decades. All of these people (fill in the blank) have given up on looking for work… Who are these people? WHERE are these people? When I was… Continue reading

Immigration, both legal and illegal, is bad for the economy and job growth.

A study by the Center for Immigration Studies, as reported by the Washington Post, has echoed reports done during the Reagan administration, proving that immigration is bad for the economy. All job gains since the year 2000 have gone to immigrants, while native born worker unemployment numbers continue to increase…. Continue reading

employer vs employee

We have some challenges going on at the office right now. It brings to mind the differences between management and the front line employees. Those of us on the front lines have basically two camps, the just do our jobs and get through the day, or people like me who… Continue reading

Is the economy showing signs of life?

We are seeing the unemployment rates dribbling downward, and now the jobless claims are sliding a bit. I saw a few cents fall from the price of gas over the last week but we know how volatile that is… What other signs of life are you seeing in the economy?… Continue reading

Can a municipality fire employees for being smokers?

. “The Fort Worth Mayor, Betsy Price, and the City council are considering making the entire city employee work force “Non Smoking.” In other words, if you smoke cigarettes, you can’t work for the City of Fort Worth. No-one around here knows what that will mean. Does a smoker get… Continue reading