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  1. Lifestyle choice

    I herd this on the radio a couple of weeks ago and I've been turning it over in my mind since. It's from a debate in the House of Commons on work and employment: "taxpayers recognise that while there should be a welfare state to act as a safety net, it must not be a lifestyle choice" ...

    Started by spot, 06-06-2016 01:51 AM
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    10-25-2016 03:18 PM Go to last post
  2. Some skinny on court reporting

    Well, I used to be a court reporter in PA, and a little in FL. I did that for 12 years. Everyone always thinks -- court reporting, wow, you must be earning so much money, blah, blah, blah. It is truly a lot of fluff!!! Court reporting agencies seem to dole the good work out to reporters that...

    Started by Valerie100, 04-25-2006 06:17 PM
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    12-09-2015 11:13 PM Go to last post
  3. The Tories have begun turning the screw.

    Newly appointed Business Secretary Sajid Javid has said there will be "significant changes" to strike laws under the new Conservative government. A strike affecting essential public services will need the backing of 40% of eligible union members under government plans, he said....

    Started by Bruv, 05-12-2015 10:18 AM
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    05-12-2015 02:58 PM Go to last post
  4. Smile is becoming a court reporter in my mid-50's a bad idea

    Hi, just need some feedback from current court reporters. I am an empty nester as of this year and am looking for something to fill my time. Years ago I was interested in court reporting but never pursued it. I remember at that time I was told the machine was expensive. Is it worth doing...

    Started by Kathysusan, 11-13-2014 07:59 PM
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    11-14-2014 08:05 AM Go to last post
  5. Fishy?

    I saw this position advertised on Indeed yesterday: Searching For People With Basic Computer Skills job - SOCIADATES LTD - Southampton | Indeed.co.uk (http://www.indeed.co.uk/cmp/SOCIADATES-LTD/jobs/Searching-People-Basic-Computer-Skill-efeed072a6d4b94c) As it didn't give that much information it...

    Started by FourPart, 08-23-2014 10:42 PM
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    08-27-2014 12:38 PM Go to last post
  6. PC Positions

    As a Job Seeker myself, I find it so irritating having to plough the decoding of basic jobs tarted up by using Politically Correct Terminology. For example. Environmental Waste Disposal Engineer .... Binman. Technical Landscaping Operative .... Gardener. Sanitary Specialist .......

    Started by FourPart, 06-08-2014 02:09 AM
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    06-08-2014 04:27 AM Go to last post
  7. Any experience?

    So my dad is being take to court this monday, to a cantonal judge (i think that's the right translation). His employer wants to sack a sick employee within 2 years of being sick. He got welders lung whist working there and had a heart attack 5 weeks ago. All contact went by email, threating...

    Started by Chloe_88, 03-28-2014 01:17 PM
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    04-16-2014 02:01 PM Go to last post
  8. Jobs Vacancies in Nigeria daily http://www.nigeriajobs-today.blogspot.com

    Find Jobs Vacancies in Nigeria daily nigeriajobs-today.blogspot.com • Advertising / Marketing Jobs in Nigeria • Agriculture/Poultry/Fishing Jobs in Nigeria • Banking / Financial Services Jobs in Nigeria • Construction / Real Estate Jobs in Nigeria • Consulting Jobs in Nigeria •...

    Started by qma9, 12-24-2013 12:08 AM
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  9. Passion vs Stability

    My absolute passion above passion is; working with animals. This year I was inspired by my own passion (my mum kept a book on me growing up and it reminded me of my passion for animal care), so I enrolled in a home course 'Animal medical knowledge and first aid for pets'. Today I updated my CV,...

    Started by Chloe_88, 11-14-2013 02:08 PM
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    11-29-2013 01:01 AM Go to last post
  10. Need suggestions for my small business

    Having just partially retired, i need to pass my time so have started a small business with my friend. We are into online marketing. Problem is we are not able to find a name for our company. Please suggest us some cool and catchy names.

    Started by josh22, 10-23-2013 03:43 AM
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    11-09-2013 09:31 AM Go to last post
  11. What if Money Was No Object? - Alan Watts

    I agree in large part with the message in this video but I also realize that for sheer practicality it may not always be feasible. For the lucky, their passionate interests allow them to make a living but the rest of the world has to work at things that maybe aren't their first love. If you...

    Started by tabby, 10-24-2013 03:46 AM
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    10-24-2013 01:37 PM Go to last post
  12. Natural Resources

    Who should own them and why? Should everyone have a share in the production and distribution of our natural resources and why or why not? Is this an inherent right for everyone as humans or is this a right to the individuals through an emphasis on social rights with the sole purpose of...

    Started by K.Snyder, 10-22-2012 10:24 AM
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    08-26-2013 11:22 PM Go to last post
  13. Seasonal Workers from Abroad

    Hi to everyone, Looking for summer positions for Ukrainian, Russian, Chinese and Kyrgyz J1 visa students. Please contact me if you are in need of summer staff. Thank you! Ruslan, e-mail: [contact details excised by the moderation team]

    Started by ruslan, 03-16-2012 10:53 AM
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    08-15-2013 02:06 PM Go to last post
  14. Teacher's Suicide Blamed on Test Scores

    Or as I like to call it, "Completely and Totally Screwed Up." Here's a good, award-winning, and beloved teacher, willing to work with poor and disadvantaged minorities who can barely speak English, and he is vilified in the press for it. This country is screwed. I can retire in four years and...

    Started by Saint_, 10-14-2010 06:43 AM
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    11-17-2012 08:54 AM Go to last post
  15. Lord Bichard proposes the retired should carry out community service

    Outrage as former head of benefits agency Lord Bichard says the retired should take up community service or have their pensions docked - Home News - UK - The Independent...

    Started by Oscar Namechange, 10-24-2012 12:42 PM
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    10-24-2012 01:17 PM Go to last post
  16. Women In top jobs

    I just listened to a debate on the radio where the UK In the name of equality Is pushing for 40 % of boardroom positions to be given to women.... I recall cynically that the last time we had all this nonsence was the last Labour Government and we ended up with the likes of Blears, Harmen and...

    Started by Oscar Namechange, 10-23-2012 04:53 AM
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    10-23-2012 04:53 AM Go to last post
  17. my office lapotop problem

    our office laptop has a simple problem, we can't put our Powerpoint Presentation or any work we need to present on a projector everytime we hit the button to make the presentation project on a screen the display on our laptop just flickers and nothing happens on the projector screen. as far as i...

    Started by sadia1230, 10-02-2011 02:22 AM
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    10-02-2011 06:34 PM Go to last post
  18. Stay or leave?

    What would you do in my position? Currently I'm in an IT position in a big company with a corporate environment. We have great benefits, great 401k matching and 4 weeks of vacation. My manager is nice and I enjoy working with the rest of the team. I have been here almost a year. Just today, I...

    Started by Hfjslfj, 09-29-2011 01:53 AM
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    09-29-2011 03:12 PM Go to last post
  19. At a crossroads...

    I'm not sure what to do and I could use some advice. I have a lot of medical problems which prohibit me from working anywhere "regular". I am not eligible for social security, disability, or any government programs--I've tried. I've seen some work from home programs, but they all seem to be a sham....

    Started by Scott Hetkowski, 06-03-2011 03:19 PM
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    06-27-2011 12:10 AM Go to last post
  20. Ny Last Unemployment Check

    I've reached a milestone. This Sunday I file for my very last unemployment check. I'm at the end of my first 20 week extension and I'm not reapplying for another. On July 13th my first Social Security check will be deposited in my checking account. I will be officially retired. My last day of work...

    Started by bobmielke, 06-17-2011 04:33 AM
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    06-19-2011 10:22 AM Go to last post

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