Dead end job

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Bad weather

So I arrive at work yesterday about fifteen minutes before six(1) and a couple supervisors drift by my desk, one after another, thanking me for coming in when the weather was so terrible and the roads so snowy, and I had to stifle a laugh because this “determination”, this “loyalty to the company” or whatever … Continue reading

Welcome back, Jon. By the way, you’re going to be fired soon.

My seasonal employment had ended last December, ten days before Christmas. Up to that point, all us new, temporary-hires were jostling for the chance at permanent employment, trying to make sales, to leave a good impression, all in the hope that sometime mid-January we’d get a phone call asking us to return. From August to … Continue reading

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