Thursday, February 3, 2011

When you stop to think about it


Someone asked an employment guru what she should do. She and hubs were both out of work for ages, desperate, and her mother-in-law said some companies will let you work for nothing for a month and still collect unemployment.

How nice of them—let the state pay them to take a chance on you. Also, this amounts to duh—getting you to work for free.

Are you into that? Unemployment is probably way less than your new salary.

Still, a lawyer said maybe the companies could get your four weeks approved as a training program. This seemed like an outside possibility to me.

This one does not pass the sniff test—they win and you lose. And what if they don’t hire you?

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