On yesterday’s post, Tim asked “What happened to the government job idea?” Well, I simply forgot to blog about it. We live in a location that has other nearby cities and counties. I have a bunch of county, city, state and even federal job websites book marked. I cannot believe how antiquated and UNuser-friendly they are. Tim and I had spoken on the phone the other day and he recommended a government job. Maybe as a chance to do something different? Perhaps for the typical good benefits? For whatever reasons, a government job might just be smart. Afterall, Tim does appear to be wise. Psssssssst, it’s the gray hair.
This morning I went to Nissan and met with the service director. The application had a lot of personal things that I thought are strange. It asked for my driver’s license number. On the last page was a release to get more information and perform a background check which asked for Social Security Number, DOB, and my license number (again). I think this page should only be included upon an offer of employment. Businesses have gotten away from anything that could indicate marital status, age or any other piece of information that can be used against Equal Opportunity Employment. As I was being interviewed I was asked if I was married and had any kids. Another no-no. The guy seemed ruthless too. All in all, I don’t think I’ll be offered a job here but even if I do, I don’t think it’s the right place for me.
Here’s me trying to be all super-model before my interviews:
This blog is broadcasted across the internet so just Googling my name shows me on Alix’s blog and my own blog. It’s bad enough a perspective employer can dig into my personal life but I sure don’t want it to have a negative effect. At this point, once again, my job searching specifics and what nots will be off the blog.
Tonight we had dinner at Fonda Las Cazuelas with Deanna. We used one of our restaurant.com certificates for $25.00. Deanna picked us up and as we departed the neighborhood I realized I had forgotten the camera. She offered to turn around but I declined. How many pics can I snap at dinner anyway? I’d try the place again and order something different. I had a wet burrito with beef. The menu offered ground or shredded beef. I chose ground and got cubed beef instead. Cubed wasn’t even an option. The menu was very confusing being primarily in Spanish with many a spelling error. Things like “Shimp” instead of shrimp. There was a lot of strange things (beef tongue, pork head, baby goat meat) on the menu that made us cringe and laugh. I found the menu online. If you’re curious you can click on a page below which will open a larger version in a new window.
|Last year, it was confirmed that my Uncle Alan had lung cancer. Death was eminent. On a happy note, I was perfecting my low fat lasagna and pondered why stores have so many air freshener scents.|