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Just Me Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-01-04 08:18 PM
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20. I empathize, totally,...
,...having been scraping by for three years as a single mother on whatever odd job or contract work I can find while seeking FT employment. I am 41,...I financed my own eight years of education working as a cocktail waitress and, regrettably, indebting myself to the tune of $33K ('cause NOTHING was handed to me on a silver platter). How exactly am I to finance additional training/education? More loans? Please!!!! What additional training/education am I to pursue? How will more training/education serve me better than all that which I invested greated personal time and money?

My whole life have proven time and time again that,...success isn't based upon what you know (knowledge not necessarily being "power"),...but upon who you know. Is that really the case? I dunno. I only know what evidence my life has provided me.
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  -For some, job loss can become a gain Finnfan  Feb-01-04 01:17 PM   #0 
  - There's been A LOT of this crap going on recently....  kalian   Feb-01-04 01:31 PM   #1 
  - "I'll never be laid off again!"  cheezus   Feb-01-04 01:32 PM   #2 
  - Here is a copy of the letter to the editor I wrote in response:  Finnfan   Feb-01-04 01:49 PM   #3 
  - Great letter, Finnfan!  ndaozone   Feb-01-04 01:56 PM   #5 
  - Write On FinnFan!  Barkley   Feb-02-04 01:18 AM   #29 
     - Just a note: They are considering publishing my letter  Finnfan   Feb-02-04 05:18 PM   #55 
  - Shooting a TV with a 45 may improve reception  rock   Feb-01-04 01:51 PM   #4 
  - Who Moved my Cheese  markses   Feb-01-04 01:57 PM   #6 
  - I hated that book! Whole dept had to read it though. n/t  54anickel   Feb-01-04 04:14 PM   #12 
  - Yeah, we had to read it too...  Sapphocrat   Feb-01-04 04:50 PM   #14 
  - they made us read it, too.  louis-t   Feb-02-04 11:35 AM   #42 
  - Not only  banana republican   Feb-02-04 12:12 AM   #28 
  - PhiliInquirer to the laid off: LuckyDuckies...  salin   Feb-01-04 02:22 PM   #7 
  - Laid off to Philly Inquirer: You're Next  Crisco   Feb-02-04 12:01 PM   #45 
     - or when the company  salin   Feb-02-04 12:49 PM   #48 
     - Amen.  Zhade   Feb-02-04 02:11 PM   #51 
  - The benefits of changing jobs  daleo   Feb-01-04 02:35 PM   #8 
  - Loss of benefits, loss of pension, loss of self-estemm..  Caliphoto   Feb-01-04 02:58 PM   #9 
  - This is the same line of bs  llmart   Feb-01-04 03:56 PM   #10 
  - Bush should use this  Cocoa   Feb-01-04 04:10 PM   #11 
  - So let's make Bu$h lucky -- and take away his job!  Vitruvius   Feb-01-04 04:31 PM   #13 
  - Maybe he can go to Congress and request...  Sapphocrat   Feb-01-04 04:52 PM   #15 
  - Next right wing news headline: "Cancer, it's really really great for you!"  Democat   Feb-01-04 06:48 PM   #16 
  - "Who Moved My Cheese"  hadrons   Feb-01-04 07:14 PM   #17 
  - ",...the pause that refreshes,..."?!?!?!?!  Just Me   Feb-01-04 07:26 PM   #18 
  - That has to be the stupidest line I've EVER read about job loss.  Zhade   Feb-02-04 02:14 PM   #52 
  - "a new sense of optimism about the future"  LizW   Feb-01-04 07:27 PM   #19 
  - I empathize, totally,...  Just Me   Feb-01-04 08:18 PM   #20 
  - Liz . . .  TeeYiYi   Feb-02-04 11:41 AM   #43 
  - NPR did this a year after ENRON  Ilsa   Feb-01-04 08:29 PM   #21 
  - That's exactly what happened to me  Prisoner_Number_Six   Feb-01-04 08:31 PM   #22 
  - you have not faced reality...  cap   Feb-01-04 09:10 PM   #24 
  - math mistake here  cap   Feb-02-04 04:40 AM   #32 
  - You don't really "Work for yourself"  BiggJawn   Feb-02-04 11:13 AM   #36 
     - I'm aware of all the facts outlined in the above replies  Prisoner_Number_Six   Feb-02-04 12:19 PM   #47 
        - big problem  kgfnally   Feb-02-04 01:16 PM   #49 
  - Yeah sure whatever  knight_of_the_star   Feb-01-04 08:41 PM   #23 
  - Oh my God  JohnnyFianna1   Feb-01-04 09:57 PM   #25 
  - And what right wing think tank is coming out  JPace   Feb-01-04 10:02 PM   #26 
  - Golly Gee!!!  trekkerlass   Feb-01-04 11:24 PM   #27 
  - Anyone else have the feeling that  DemBones DemBones   Feb-02-04 01:24 AM   #30 
  - The Revolution Is Coming Friends, There Is No Doubt About It!  mhr   Feb-02-04 01:41 AM   #31 
  - No. Why? "Hey! Nekkid Titties on Tee-Vee!"  BiggJawn   Feb-02-04 11:21 AM   #38 
  - Start your own business: who will be your clients,  rman   Feb-02-04 09:48 AM   #33 
  - By way of parenthesis.....  9215   Feb-02-04 10:08 AM   #34 
  - so the rich are allout of luck getting no refreshing pause  rman   Feb-02-04 10:22 AM   #35 
  - "Free to find NEW Cheez!"  BiggJawn   Feb-02-04 11:15 AM   #37 
  - The big lie  The_Casual_Observer   Feb-02-04 11:27 AM   #39 
  - Some sample headlines: "Business Pulse Beating Faster"  hatrack   Feb-02-04 11:30 AM   #40 
  - Thanks for the good object lesson.  benfranklin1776   Feb-02-04 12:07 PM   #46 
  - The answer is a barter economy  jokerman2004   Feb-02-04 11:34 AM   #41 
  - Once the dollar crashes, this will be reality.  Zhade   Feb-02-04 02:25 PM   #53 
  - Rush has been preparing the minions for this for years...  louis-t   Feb-02-04 11:47 AM   #44 
  - I wouldn't dismiss it out of hand  Flightful   Feb-02-04 02:02 PM   #50 
  - The Article IS Objective  RobinA   Feb-02-04 02:53 PM   #54 

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