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    motivation to look for work

    new plan ... apply for 1 job per day.

    maybe I should make that 1 job per week
    cycling is like baseball ~ it doesn't take much to make it interesting

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    I remember when I was looking for work I would apply to 3-5 jobs a day, but I really needed a job.
    You see, their morals, their code...it's a bad joke, dropped at the first sign of trouble. They're only as good as the world allows them to be. I'll show you. When the chips are down, these...These "civilized" people...they'll eat each other. See, I'm not a monster. I'm just ahead of the curve

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    Quote Originally Posted by rumrunn6 View Post
    new plan ... apply for 1 job per day.

    maybe I should make that 1 job per week
    I like your plan, I looked too hard for a new opportunity, thus my pretend retirement only lasted 4 days.
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    The longer you go without working, the more difficult it becomes to find one.
    "He who serves all, best serves himself" Jack London

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    I don't care if you are on a unicycle, as long as you're not using a motor to get places you get props from me. We're here to support each other. Share ideas, and motivate one another to actually keep doing it.

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    ^^ this is a very true fact, unless you can explain the gap in your employment history, like you spent x amount of time doing volunteer work or something.
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    food... I find that is pretty much a motivator for me... and the wife kicking my behind... otherwise... why work?

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    Well the frig usually gets kinda empty. Are you still in good shape to dine & dash ?
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    Quote Originally Posted by ilikebikes View Post
    I remember when I was looking for work I would apply to 3-5 jobs a day, but I really needed a job.
    I wish I could find that many in my field. The truth is what I'm looking for is not very common. Also I'm working working full time in my field, which easily leads to complacency.
    cycling is like baseball ~ it doesn't take much to make it interesting

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    Quote Originally Posted by Artkansas View Post
    The longer you go without working, the more difficult it becomes to find one.
    fortunately I'm working. unfortunately this keeps me from looking for a better opportunity
    cycling is like baseball ~ it doesn't take much to make it interesting

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    Quote Originally Posted by bikeguyinvenice View Post
    ^^ this is a very true fact, unless you can explain the gap in your employment history, like you spent x amount of time doing volunteer work or something.
    I fill in the gaps with "self employment" but also part time jobs
    cycling is like baseball ~ it doesn't take much to make it interesting

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    My wife decides my employment search parameters.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GP View Post
    My wife decides my employment search parameters.
    she must make you very happy
    cycling is like baseball ~ it doesn't take much to make it interesting

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    Motivation? Bike stuff!

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    Quote Originally Posted by rumrunn6 View Post
    The truth is what I'm looking for is not very common.
    Fulfilling work AND a good paycheck.
    "He who serves all, best serves himself" Jack London

    Quote Originally Posted by Bjforrestal View Post
    I don't care if you are on a unicycle, as long as you're not using a motor to get places you get props from me. We're here to support each other. Share ideas, and motivate one another to actually keep doing it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by agent pombero View Post
    Motivation? Bike stuff!
    good one :-)
    cycling is like baseball ~ it doesn't take much to make it interesting

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