Books tagged: unemployment

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How to Find a Job
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,500. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Careers / job hunting, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
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With the constant change in the way we exchange information and conduct business today it is hard to keep up with all the new tricks to finding jobs. From massive job sites such as Monster and other electronic job bulletin boards, to social media, the landscape of finding a job is continually evolving. Even with this, the simple basic rules still apply and must be followed.
The Study
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,720. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
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The medical community is seeking volunteers for a sleep study - but something goes very wrong.
Silver Icon
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,100. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Silver Icon is a short story about a day in the life of a typical American worker at a typical American corporation during a reduction in workforce action. Job elimination, off-shoring, and systemic layoffs to reduce costs is common place in today’s workforce. This is the story of Rick, an information technology worker, who experiences this ever repeating story in America.
The Surprising Benefits of Being Unemployed
Price: Free! Words: 17,860. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Technical Writing
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It's all here: My 2003 satirical essay on unemployment which got hundreds of responses, details of my 40-year work history, why it's probably not your fault if you're laid off, some unconventional advice on resume writing, and lots of encouragement for anyone who is currently job hunting.
Still Here: The Debt
Price: $1.59 USD. Words: 43,810. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Ever wonder why bad things happen to good people? This family of three generations does too: Sergio is recovering from the bottom falling out of his dot.com enterprise, his wife has just learned that she is slightly pregnant, daughter is chess champ, son wants a horse ranch not soccer, father is dealing with prostate concerns, mother has an incurable disease, and the dog has a grudge.
Bibi's Bargain Boutique: A Collection
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,730. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2012 by Metamorphosis Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Six short stories about magic, new beginnings and healing the past. This collection ncludes the stories ‘The Beaded Bag’, ‘The Doc Martens’, ‘The Chandelier’, ‘The Leather Jacket’, ‘The Teapot’ and ‘The Chair’.
The Teapot
Series: Bibi's Bargain Boutique, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,970. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2012 by Metamorphosis Press. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Elena’s life has gone down the tubes, dumped by her boyfriend, friends drifted away and now she’s had to close her business. What must she do to pull her life back together and can Bibi and a magic teapot help? A Bibi's Bargain Boutique Short Story.
You're Screwed
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 32,060. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Careers / job hunting
A Maddening Journey through the Crap-Infested, Get-A-Job Jungles of 21st Century America.
Ten Toes Down
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 94,520. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
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Sebastian Behr used to have everything he wanted: high paying executive job, big house, and a pretty wife. Now his life looks like he lives in a card board box - his wife has a boyfriend, unemployment won't pay the mortgage and his single friends (card carrying members of the "He-man Woman Haters Club) are his new roommates. When life gives you lemons, add tequila.
At War With Mr. Murphy: Strategies for the RIFed, Pink-slipped, Downsized and Nervous
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,160. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
At War With Mr. Murphy: Strategies for the RIFed,Pinked-slipped, Downsized and Nervous provides strategies for coping with being downsized from a job and guidance on how to decide what to do next. Mr. Murphy was a character created by a Job Readiness instructor to help individuals understand that they have the power to overcome the feeling that Murphy's Law was in control of their lives.