It has been a few days since I last wrote. With the NCAA basketball tournament being on, and getting a few things squared away before my family visits this afternoon, let’s get caught up on some stuff. Call it a hybrid of linkage and some thoughts. Donnelle Eller of the Des Moines Register … More Sunday Afternoon Skimming
Today, I have a couple of things to say about the World Cup, but I have some thank yous to hand out, if you don’t mind. I want to thank Suzanne Hull a.k.a. “The Get-It Done Girl” and the force behind “Unemployed in Des Moines” for linking my blog to her site and forwarding it … More No Handballs Allowed
Late last night, the U.S. Senate “failed” to pass a bill extending unemployment benefits to people who are out-of-work. They approved it 57-41, but as the Iowa Independent put it, “in the strange logic of Congress, that is enough to prevent the motion from moving forward for now. The cloture vote has failed, likely meaning … More Do not pass go, do not collect unemployment extension
A good friend of mine, Suzanne Hull owns and operates her business, Contemporary Business Solutions, which assist organizations in create efficiencies by offering a variety of services on a virtual, as-needed basis. She also has a blog called “Unemployed in Des Moines” that has become a popular site and meeting place for unemployed workers in … More Friendly assist in helping unemployeds
The Christian Science Monitor published a story on Tuesday about the difficult choice for the unemployed to either find work or stay unemployed. If someone decides to get a part-time job, then they will lose their unemployed benefits based on a recalculating system that is used. The impression that the unemployed has is that they’re … More Is it better to stay unemployed?