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By lylehsaxon (Thu Mar 25, 2010 at 10:32:33 AM EST) (all tags)
Can't remember the last time I posted.  Maybe I was still working at BigCorp?


Not anymore!  No longer do I sit at a nasty little desk in a big evil office and tell myself "This really sucks - but at least I have a job!".  Now I'm free from evil BigCorp, but need to find a way to pay rent and buy luxuries like food....

Lyle

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Big changes... by Metatone (2.00 / 0) #1 Thu Mar 25, 2010 at 11:46:31 AM EST
Salaryman no more?

Hope the "being economically inactive" phase isn't treating you too badly.

Any thoughts on what you do next?


Exploring possibilities.... by lylehsaxon (2.00 / 0) #8 Sun Mar 28, 2010 at 08:34:44 PM EST
Yeah - not a SalaryDud any more, although it could happen again!

What next?  Not sure - but I'm looking into several things.

The shortest way home is the longest way 'round....
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What kind of work are you looking for? by muchagecko (2.00 / 0) #2 Thu Mar 25, 2010 at 11:59:37 AM EST
I got laid off a couple years ago but the state is paying for me to go to school.

Maybe you could retrain also.


A purpose gives you a reason to wake up every morning.
So a purpose is like a box of powdered donut holes?
Exactly
My Name is Earl

Looking into that... by lylehsaxon (4.00 / 1) #9 Sun Mar 28, 2010 at 08:36:16 PM EST
I did see something about getting a little money to attend a course on how to look for a job.  It wasn't very much though.

The shortest way home is the longest way 'round....
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any danger of by sasquatchan (4.00 / 1) #3 Thu Mar 25, 2010 at 12:11:44 PM EST
being sent home ? been varying amounts of press coverage on how Japan is not renewing visas and sending lots of foreign workers home.. Seems mostly to focus on blue-collar workers, but the coverage contrasts Japan's plummeting birthrate as an economic killer, so it's a bad idea to deport folks who are there and having kids etc.

Sounds like a job for me by anonimouse (2.00 / 0) #4 Thu Mar 25, 2010 at 12:54:58 PM EST



Girls come and go but a mortgage is for 25 years -- JtL
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relocate to japan and spawn more mice? by infinitera (2.00 / 0) #5 Thu Mar 25, 2010 at 01:15:20 PM EST
Sounds expensive.

[…] a professional layabout. Which I aspire to be, but am not yet. — CheeseburgerBrown

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is there a male equivalent by sasquatchan (4.00 / 1) #6 Thu Mar 25, 2010 at 01:16:58 PM EST
A job for you? by lylehsaxon (2.00 / 0) #10 Sun Mar 28, 2010 at 08:40:20 PM EST
A job for you?  A mortgage?  Not sure what that means - but I'm just a renter, so whatever happens, there is no mortgage!

The shortest way home is the longest way 'round....
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Permament Residency... by lylehsaxon (2.00 / 0) #11 Sun Mar 28, 2010 at 08:41:44 PM EST
Fortunately I have permanent residency, so I don't need a sponsor, etc. to be here.

The shortest way home is the longest way 'round....
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Hope things work out by TheophileEscargot (2.00 / 0) #7 Thu Mar 25, 2010 at 01:18:25 PM EST
At least you've had experience of freelancing, teaching, translating and so on... good luck!
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It is unlikely that the good of a snail should reside in its shell: so is it likely that the good of a man should?
But the age number.... by lylehsaxon (2.00 / 0) #12 Sun Mar 28, 2010 at 08:45:49 PM EST
Thanks!  Yes, actually I am capable of doing a number of jobs, but companies run in horror when they see the number "50".  A lot of companies only hire people straight out of school.  After that, people end up working for long-term-placement, middle-company-in-the-middle-forevermore companies, with very little legal protection against unlawful termination of employment, etc.  (That's what happened with my job at BigCorp.

Anyway - I'm exploring different avenues and hoping for the best.

Lyle


The shortest way home is the longest way 'round....
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