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Personal | Pessoal

Job Search

I’ve been a primary school teacher for twenty years until my mind exploded with major depression and generalized anxiety disorder. While on medical discharge, I’ve tried to get mobility to some other job in the public service. In several interviews I was told to be the ideal candidate. Unfortunately, being my career distinct from the […]

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Opinion I Opinião

The Prison Of Careers

We live in a time when our professional choices are for life, if we are lucky enough to have a steady job. Sometimes I wonder how things were before the existence of the social state. A world of classes, I suppose. Workers and bosses, slaves and owners. Unfortunately the social state has not taken bold […]

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Personal | Pessoal

Insoluble

“Your situation is insoluble”, they told me yesterday, meaning I have to decide whether to get back to the job that burned me out or taking an unpaid leave. Things would be much easier if there were jobs to apply to. With this Covid-19 situation one can’t even flip burgers. I’ve been investing my time […]

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Opinion I Opinião

Make A Living

They ought to teach that at school. How to make a living? It is odd the bombardment with slogans on having success we all are exposed to since childhood. Even odder is using the term success to define the condition of having a job. Call me a leftish, a socialist or even a communist, I […]