4 Ways an Arrest Record Becomes a Problem

Let’s face it; everyone makes mistakes when they are younger. Whether it was a night of underage debauchery with your parent’s pilfered booze or a dare to rob the cash register at the local 7-Eleven, you might still be reeling in the wake of that bad decision today. People who were arrested as a youth … Continue reading 4 Ways an Arrest Record Becomes a Problem

Great Jobs in the Technology Industry

It goes without saying that the recruitment sector is driven by demand. From one year to the next, there are patterns and changes regarding numbers of jobs and types of jobs available. As one job type becomes obsolete, new jobs appear, and technology has played a big part in these changes. Many traditional jobs are … Continue reading Great Jobs in the Technology Industry

Economic malaise – the part-time factor

By Steve Eggleston It's been a few months since I've been writing, and the occasion of the 8th anniversary of the beginning of the Great Recession seemed an appropriate time to return to the ranks of the punditry. I jumped into the middle of a Twitter mini-discussion over the part-time portion of the workforce, specifically … Continue reading Economic malaise – the part-time factor

The December jobs report – more ugly

By Steve Eggleston Before I begin disassembling the December jobs report, I need to provide an update on the lawfare against conservatives here in Wisconsin. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that the current judge overseeing the John Doe investigation has quashed subpoenas against the Walker campaign and three conservative groups, including two of the … Continue reading The December jobs report – more ugly

Your papers Facebook password please

"Freedom to starve is no freedom sir."Sgt. Harper: Sharpe Rifles 1993 When you live your life online people what to know what exactly is hiding behind that password: Bassett, a New York City statistician, had just finished answering a few character questions when the interviewer turned to her computer to search for his Facebook page. … Continue reading Your papers Facebook password please

Finland Finland the country where I want to make cars

Barack Obama gets his Monty Python on: With the approval of the Obama administration, an electric car company that received a $529 million federal government loan guarantee is assembling its first line of cars in Finland, saying it could not find a facility in the United States capable of doing the work. As

At the Minority Report Recoveries in Theory and Practice

Maj Hogan: What do you do when you’re short of cash Sharpe? Lt : Sharpe: Do without sir Sharpe’s rifles 1993 One of the problems you run into when office holders have a lot of theoretical knowledge but not much practical knowledge is they are more concerned with the numbers looking right than the actual … Continue reading At the Minority Report Recoveries in Theory and Practice

If this help wanted ad was from before 1950…

...it would likely disenfranchise most of the Black population of the south Voter Activation Network is an equal opportunity employer. We insure that discrimination does not occur against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, age, sex, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, religious affiliation, disability, or any other classification that … Continue reading If this help wanted ad was from before 1950…

Sure it’s legal but that’s only because it’s not against the law!

I know there are times when I hit the publish button much too fast, or accidentally erase a word or two but this is the New York Times, they have you know editors? But many of Mr. DeLay’s actions remain legal only because lawmakers have chosen not to criminalize them. and just to show they … Continue reading Sure it’s legal but that’s only because it’s not against the law!

What an interesting coincidence

Robert Stacy's post happens to coincide with a subject that recently came up for me. As you may or may not know my own unemployment benefits have run out and my wife recently lost her job so things have become incredibly tight around here with only two teenagers working, however I have a liberal friend … Continue reading What an interesting coincidence

A great lesson on how reality actually works

Don Surber reveals a lesson about college degrees: First up is Jackie Mroz, 22, of Oregon City: “She put everything she had into her studies at the University of Oregon, graduating in 2009 with degrees in international studies and sociology and a double minor in nonprofit administration and African studies. She studied abroad in Senegal, … Continue reading A great lesson on how reality actually works