Getting Rid of All My Stuff

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I’m getting rid of all my worldly possessions. Sounds a bit dramatic eh? That’s really not my intention. It’s just more of a minimalist thing and perhaps a bit of psychological purging. As mentioned in my previous post, my job is wrapping up soon and I’m planning to depart soon for international travel in Asia.  …

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Job Loss AGAIN. Next stop ASIA.

Taiwan

Well wouldn’t you know it, the “Getting Canned” blogger is about to deal with job loss again. But this time around, I won’t classify it as truly getting fired because this is more like a contract wrapping up. Nevertheless, this is the end of a job and time to move on to the next thing. At the time …

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Recently Fired? Why not Escape to Vietnam?

Vietnam is a great place to visit in Southeast Asia.   If you’ve recently lost your job and are watching your budget, you’ll find Vietnam a very affordable place to stay for a good while.  Delicious and healthy pho is plentiful from a variety of street vendors at prices that are delightful.  If you’ve never tried it, …

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Taking a Vacation After Getting Fired

Southern Taiwan

Modern life often has us on a treadmill that can make enjoying life a challenge.  Our time typically falls into two categories throughout our career.  Gross oversimplification, but I’m talking about time employed and time unemployed.   But there is a third category that arises once every few years for many people. TIME WHILE EMPLOYED “Time employed” is the …

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Breaking Job Interview Rules and Still Getting Hired.

Well, one of the ideas of this blog has been validated.    Getting canned can often result in putting you in a better situation in the long run.   It took less than three weeks from my termination date, but I’ve now got a contract with a new employer that on first appearances seems to be …

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The first week of being unemployed.

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[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.0.47″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″ parallax=”off” parallax_method=”on”][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.2″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”]So the chronology here is as follows.    About four years of working in big corpa as an analyst for a large dinosaur retailer as of April 2018 and my first official day of being unemployed was this week.   There’s a …

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