Category Archives: Jobs

FedEx Ground

I started at FedEx five years ago, as a seasonal employee, and was then retained after the holdays because I was reliable. That’s the biggest thing they look for when deciding who to keep, if there are openings. Initially I … Continue reading

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Welcome to Help

This is one of those posts where I am reviewing my work experience, chewing on it and describing it in some detail, to give myself material to distill down to a better employment section that incorporates “skills.” There may be … Continue reading

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So Here’s The Deal

A former manager who is VP of a company, and whose wife is a recruiter, perused my current resume and advised me that most recruiters would not even consider it. Why? Because it has “employment gaps.” Except it doesn’t. It’s … Continue reading

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Employment and Education

I did a series of posts in “list plus elaboration” format, collecting my thoughts about as close as I could come to everything I had ever used for software and even hardware. This is the followup to that “experience dump,” … Continue reading

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