Unemployed stories, books, poems, and more

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Once my gas station manager gave me a ride back to my parent's house early in the morning and asked if she could come inside for a cup of coffee. I told her no because I did not want her to see how my family lives. My father is a… Read More

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Mad Malcolm Fraser was one of Australia's two most evil prime ministers (along with Tony 'The Evil' Abbott). Fraser spent 7 years in office, with two main objectives: 1) To wipe out the union movement and reduce the working class to slaves, 2) To brutalise and terrorise the unemployed. He… Read More
This story is about a girl getting unemployed and more things happen after that happens. Read More

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This is for my book I am writing, called "An American Carol", as well as "One Fine American Day", and/or "One Fine Day" Read More
There was a young graduate man. Whose name was Surya. He was the jobless man with his useless friends. There were literally hard days for him. Because he was actually doing nothing but the watching tv all the time. He was searching for the job but he was getting clear… Read More
A humorous, illustrated practical guide to freeloading off other people as a career choice. Read More
What I learned from being unemployed for nearly a year. Read More
Details how a joke resume landed a distraught job seeker a full-time job Read More
A bet to spend the night in a four poster bed in a museum. Read More

Poem / Humor

April 21, 2012

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Some thoughts on working in a call centre. Read More
Christian has to provide for his wife and newborn baby, but he recently got fired from his job. Christian desperatly looks for a job or a way to pay the bills and put food on the table. Read More

Poem / Poetry

October 05, 2011

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It really sucks to be unemployed.... Read More
Brie's life is spinning out of control; she was always an above average student, but never had that drive that one needed in order to go further. After finishing her degree, she loses all motivation and self-belief, but could this be her one chance to turn her life back around?… Read More
Josh and Arianne have known each other for years. After having both moved into the city after college, their lives take completely different paths, but somehow they manage to keep up their friendship. But Josh’s perfect high flying job is on the line, and Arianne’s just found out that her… Read More
taken from my book, "Too Thoughtful For Questioning" Read More

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A poem about the effects of the recession on the area where I live. Read More
Not about the Omen cycle, rather about a monstrous creep I met in real life, when as an invalid on unemployment benefits I was forced to attend a horrid organisation called YesWest. Read More
A young woman runs mall management for her dad while he's away in Europe for his second honeymoon with her mom. She's as green as grass although she did step into his shoes for a weekend a couple of months earlier and the mall didn't collapse. What Sam achieves is… Read More
help the homeless regardless of their situation Read More
This is the book Rod Blagojevich and others in job transition should read. Eight building blocks to successful job transition and job search featuring an Irish job transition guru with the intriguing name of Finbarr Kozlowski. Searingly honest, often funny, but truely helpful for the job seeker and anyone suffering… Read More
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