So the economy sucks right now around the nation…ya, we all know it. At my home in Seattle, I’d been scouring the net for Austin Texas jobs relentlessly. Why you might ask? Well, like many others around the nation, I got laid off in a city where the economy is so bad Bill Gates had to switch back to dial up.
The Washington State economy is so horrible that they are making drastic cuts in every area imaginable. I competed against several thousand people to get my job as a 911 call receiver…and I was really excited when they told me I was #1 on the list and they were hiring three of us.
That didn’t last long.
It took me 9 months to go through the process of going through all the background checks and finally [Read more…]