Jobbing Archive: November, 2009

Good news, bad news

Comment icon 0 Comments
The bad news is that the job situation is horrible. The good news is that Philadelphia could be a lot worse off, or at least that's the message... Read more

Supporting our troops

Comment icon 0 Comments
Veterans Day has come and gone, but the tribulations of soldiers and their families continue. I didn't know this, but 48 percent of our available... Read more

The wasting-money Blues

Comment icon 0 Comments
Reader Doris Digilio, a senior citizen from Flourtown in Montgomery County, said she's not surprised that Independence Blue Cross is trying... Read more

The right number

Comment icon 0 Comments
Last week, on Friday, the U.S. Labor Department released its monthly report on the national job situation. The headline, of course, was the... Read more

First buy soap

Comment icon 0 Comments
Any of us who have worked on a job for any length of time can probably trade top-this-tales of inept managers, but one of the trickiest of... Read more

Dancing on the grave

Comment icon 0 Comments
One positive side (if there can be a positive side) to all the bloodletting on the job can be the opportunity for advancement. No one wants... Read more

SEPTA strike: Too much vitriol

Comment icon 0 Comments
Lots of vitriol yesterday on my voice mail and email, mostly about the SEPTA workers. One or two had some racial epithets for Willie Brown... Read more

Swiss miss

Comment icon 0 Comments
This blows my mind -- six of the top 10 staffing agencies (based on global staffing revenue in U.S.) are foreign-owned. I guess I should be... Read more