Monday, June 25, 2007

I don't want another job, I just want more money.

The classifieds depress me (here & everywhere). Job-hunting is time-consuming and depressing, even when I'm successful. Who would be employed in the "having your services engaged for a job that pays wages or a salary" sense if there was an alternative. I'm all for work. Work is great. But most jobs just suck. I have many jobs, and my job situation is quite good (no office, I like teaching, etc etc), but I must constantly be applying for work to make sure that it stays that way. The vast number of crappy jobs amazes me.

It's slim slim pickings around here. The keywords "writer" and "editor" turn up, in a good week, about two jobs. One job will be part-time and pay $11/hour, and the other job will be full-time and very corporate and want someone with an MA, but pay $28,000 a year. Marketing/PR and design jobs are more of the same. Other than that, there are a lot of opportunities to be a "Temporary Accounting Clerk."

1 comment:

Jessica Smith said...

augh... i have to start doing this too. i don't mind having a job, since i never had to have a job for very long or even full-time. and i like that i get paid. but i've been applying for all sorts of jobs recently and getting none of them. i should sign up with a temp agency.