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In His Father's House By James Buchanan
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Cramped into a Glasgow tenement, the McMillan family grows as unemployment rises. Young Billy McMillan watches the world change with his best friend Jacky, and Mr McMillan moves from job to job.... More > Eventually they are all faced with the inevitable onset of Adolf Hitler's ambitious Germany, and yet another war.< Less
The Workbook 2.0 By Diane Grimard Wilson
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10 lessons for successful work life transition. Emotional unemployment, that distracted, disconnected and confusing state we all can feel, is only part of the process. This Workbook is a collection... More > of exercises, quizzes and writing and behavioral activities to help you take control while in the midst of change. It is a companion to "Back in Control: How to Stay Sane, Productive and Inspired in Your Career Transition" (Sentient Publications, 2004) which now also available as an audio book (2009, Wetwaremedia.com).< Less
The Workbook 2.0 By Diane Grimard Wilson
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10 lessons for successful work life transition. Emotional unemployment, that distracted, disconnected and confusing state we all can feel, is only part of the process. This Workbook is a collection... More > of exercises, quizzes and writing and behavioral activities to help you take control while in the midst of change. It is a companion to "Back in Control: How to Stay Sane, Productive and Inspired in Your Career Transition" (Sentient Publications, 2004) which now also available as an audio book (2009, Wetwaremedia.com).< Less
How Cigarettes Saved My Life By John-Ryan Griggs
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In this collection of short essays, Griggs recounts his turmoils as a working—and not working—man in these humorous and elegiac tales. With Griggs, the details matter as he recalls the... More > excitement of purchasing his first piece of designer furniture, being mugged outside the neighborhood Italian Deli, or the anxiety experienced when leaving the unemployment office, certain he will be spotted.< Less
Father Everlasting By David L. Ruggeri
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When forty-five year-old banker, James O'Brien, loses the only job he has ever had, he discovers a number of harsh facts: His age and educational limitations reduce his value in a tough job market;... More > he has lost the esteem of Clare, his wife; unemployment compensation is an inadequate and finite resource; and, the only thing genuinely important to him is the love of his children. His fifteen-year-old daughter, Amanda, is exquisite, but her beauty conceals the mentality of a five-year-old. Her brother, Chad, is a bright twelve-year-old. As Jim's life spirals out of control he struggles with new moral choices and learns the meaning of "quiet desperation."< Less
Father Everlasting By David L. Ruggeri
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When forty-five year-old banker, James O'Brien, loses the only job he has ever had, he discovers a number of harsh facts: His age and educational limitations reduce his value in a tough job market;... More > he has lost the esteem of Clare, his wife; unemployment compensation is an inadequate and finite resource; and, the only thing genuinely important to him is the love of his children. His fifteen-year-old daughter, Amanda, is exquisite, but her beauty conceals the mentality of a five-year-old. Her brother, Chad, is a bright twelve-year-old. As Jim's life spirals out of control he struggles with new moral choices and learns the meaning of "quiet desperation."< Less
Robots Will Steal Your Job, But That's OK - How to Survive the Economic Collapse and Be Happy By Federico Pistono
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You are about to become obsolete. You think you are special, unique, and that whatever it is that you are doing is impossible to replace. You are wrong. As we speak, millions of algorithms created by... More > computer scientists are frantically running on servers all over the world, with one sole purpose: do whatever humans can do, but better. That is the argument for a phenomenon called technological unemployment, one that is pervading modern society. But is that really the case? What will become of us in the coming years, and what can we do to prevent a catastrophic collapse of society? Robots Will Steal Your Job, But That's OK: how to survive the economic collapse and be happy explores the impact of technological advances on our lives, what it means to be happy, and provides suggestions on how to avoid a systemic collapse. ---- "Robots Will Steal Your Job, But That's OK" is a smart, humorous, but thorough, and potentially important approach to a fundamental question of our time. -- David Orban CEO of dotSUB< Less
Robots Will Steal Your Job, But That's OK - How to Survive The Economic Collapse and Be Happy By Federico Pistono
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You are about to become obsolete. You think you are special, unique, and that whatever it is that you are doing is impossible to replace. You are wrong. As we speak, millions of algorithms created by... More > computer scientists are frantically running on servers all over the world, with one sole purpose: do whatever humans can do, but better. That is the argument for a phenomenon called technological unemployment, one that is pervading modern society. But is that really the case? What will become of us in the coming years, and what can we do to prevent a catastrophic collapse of society? Robots Will Steal Your Job, But That's OK: how to survive the economic collapse and be happy explores the impact of technological advances on our lives, what it means to be happy, and provides suggestions on how to avoid a systemic collapse. ---- "Robots Will Steal Your Job, But That's OK" is a smart, humorous, but thorough, and potentially important approach to a fundamental question of our time. -- David Orban CEO of dotSUB< Less
Notes from the Nightstand By Michael Gersony
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Notes from the Nightstand is exactly what the title conjures in your mind. A trio of short stories written from notes made on a pad next to the bed for the writer to write down ideas as he was... More > waking or falling asleep. "In Plane Sight" - The story of a fledgling reporter who is struck by a family tragedy. Her brother and his wife are killed in a tragic accident at an air show. When she travels to his home to deal with his affairs she starts looking around and finds out more than some people want her to know. "The Life of a Spy" - Can be exciting as well as dangerous. Follow this story to the very end to find out the truth. Is he really a spy or is this just a dream? "Unemployed" - The search for a new job can be daunting. Even more so when you are a bungling, inept person like our character Adam. Follow the journey of Adam as he sets out to find his dream job, with the help of the employment agency manager in this comedy.< Less
Between Jobs: A Novel By Pamela Bellarose
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Fired from her first real job, Pam thinks it will be a piece of cake to find a new one. After all, she has a Masters degree! She soon realizes, however, that she has a far greater task at hand. From... More > committing massive conversational idiocy when first combating the question "So what do you do?", to contemplating her role in the world of work, to developing an acute case of "The Nasties," Pam’s journey into this new phase of her life is never a dull one. Based on the author's experience as a budding young professional, Between Jobs: A Novel is a charming lemons-to-lemonade tale. Pam's trials and tribulations, as well as her unique perspective and style, will leave you laughing long after you've put the book down.< Less

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