Re: Unemployment compensation and self-employment (was Re: Laid Off)

Subject: Re: Unemployment compensation and self-employment (was Re: Laid Off)
From: beelia <beelia -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: William Sherman <bsherman77 -at- embarqmail -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 23 Jan 2013 18:18:57 -0800

You are Google-proof - but probably not popular in Georgia, even at this
late date. ;-)

I once fell off a ladder trying to fix the satellite dish on the roof of my
mobile home. I prefer the relative safety of tech writing.

Cheers

Bee



On Wed, Jan 23, 2013 at 4:20 PM, William Sherman
<bsherman77 -at- embarqmail -dot- com>wrote:

> If anyone googles me, they get 4,880,000 hits to search through.
>
> And they will find I am a Civil War Union General who is not to be messed
> with.
>
>
> If they google me and this email address, they get 574 hits mostly on
> Techwr-l. So the secret is not to give them this email address.
>
> If they google just my name, and actually get to anything close to me,
> they find a large percentage of "People with name Sherman..." or the other
> identifier-type web sites that try to point to people and addresses to suck
> you into buying their locating services.
>
>
> Don't knock the roofing job. It gives you lots of exercise, fresh air, a
> changing scenery, and freedom you don't find in tech writing. For one
> thing, if you decided to go on vacation for two weeks, you don't come back
> to find you are two weeks behind schedule with all that piled on your desk.
>
>
>
>
>
>
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Keith Hood"
>
> I understand and to some extent agree with your thought. But if a
> potential employer is so much of a prying squint that he'll peruse this
> list on the off chance he might see a job applicant's name, and is so petty
> that he'd refuse to hire someone because that someone vented a perfectly
> understandable frustration over being tied into knots like beelia has been,
> I personally wouldn't want to work for him anyway. I'd go back to roofing
> houses. Better to not get hired by him in the first place, then to find
> yourself too late in the kind of twisty office hell that is to be expected
> by a boss with that kind of personality.
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References:
Re: Unemployment compensation and self-employment (was Re: Laid Off): From: beelia
Re: Unemployment compensation and self-employment (was Re: Laid Off): From: Lauren
Re: Unemployment compensation and self-employment (was Re: Laid Off): From: Keith Hood
Re: Unemployment compensation and self-employment (was Re: Laid Off): From: William Sherman

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