Apr 102010
Half a Year Gone

It’s been six month’s now since being escorted off my place of work.  I didn’t think I would be able to do it, but this time, this layoff did not put me down in the abyss of depression and despair.  Instead, despite the financial stress it has put on my partner and me, I am […]

Feb 102010
The Power Job Search: Leveraging LinkedIn

As I have written in a previous post, one of the most powerful tools for a successful job search is using Web 2.0 tools like LinkedIn to help spread that wide job search net. So I thought I would take a look at what experts say on how to maximize LinkedIn and see what I […]

Oct 302009

I guess my life is a little microcosm of what is happening in the economy — I left UC Office of the President because the entire unit I worked in was being disbanded and happily found a job working at Kaiser Health Plan before the UC hammer actually fell. I felt unbelievably fortunate that I […]