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Daily Archives: July 18th, 2012

The Roots of the Abysmal Job Market

  JEFF W. writes: Your job market thread has been another very good discussion. I liked the comments about LinkedIn. I have always hated it and the people who use it. I would like to describe my theory of why the American job market has been destroyed. On the surface, it makes no sense. The decline […]

Feminism: Another Name for Female Indentured Servitude

  IN THE discussion of today’s job market, a male commenter tells a woman trying unsuccessfully to find a job that she deserves her hardship because women advocated for economic independence. The female reader responds: MarkyMark thinks there were all these men who wanted to support me, but I snootily turned them down. I never in my life […]

Goodbye (and Have a Greasy Slice Before You Go)

  BEN J. writes: My company was just sold to a hated competitor, and they will be closing my office in Colorado, and laying me off in December. To add insult to injury, the ‘new’ company is buying the office pizza tomorrow, from a local chain so greasy, the pizza can soak through the box […]