Wednesday, April 29, 2009

My suspicions about the career fair are confirmed, and I haven't even been there yet

My former employer published a story today on the Idaho Job & Career Fair and its lack of decent jobs.

From the article: "Most of the booths ... were occupied by insurance companies and financial services firms looking for commission-only sales people, or by multilevel marketing companies pitching opportunities in cosmetics and kitchen gadgets."

Something tells me I'm not the ideal candidate to hawk ionized tampons.

4 comments:

  1. Do not take a job with an insurance company. I work for an insurance company. In fact this is the second time in 25 years that I've worked for an insurance company. Perhaps you can learn the lesson I haven't. Don't end up in a job you can define as long periods of tedium punctuated by screaming bouts of boredom...unless you're desperate. Then at least you can say you're indoors and your clothes stay clean.

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  2. Thanks for the advice, Uncle Emergency Pants. The Odd Todd book arrived, by the way, so thank you for that!

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  3. Uncle Emergency PantsMay 1, 2009 at 10:05 AM

    You can also thank me for Nancy Hubbard, you unemployed ingrate!

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  4. I owe you a ... I don't know, I'll think of something.

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