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Find Fell a job!
« on: February 02, 2007, 09:34:34 PM »
Hi everybody! I'm calling in every favor and kindness that I can right now, I'm afraid: I need a job, and I need one fast. I was laid off today, and they gave me no severance at all. We can make it for about a month, and then we're living on credit cards. If you know of any real or freelance jobs that require a lot of writing and/or editing, please let me know (or, frankly, anything else that could help tide us over), please let me know. Thanks!
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Re: Find Fell a job!
« Reply #1 on: February 02, 2007, 09:50:45 PM »
Can you post a resume or summary of a resume so we know more details of what to look for?
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Re: Find Fell a job!
« Reply #2 on: February 02, 2007, 09:58:04 PM »
Wow, harsh, Fell.

I'll see what I can around here. How do you feel about moving?

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Re: Find Fell a job!
« Reply #3 on: February 02, 2007, 09:59:03 PM »
What about those WotC jobs?
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Re: Find Fell a job!
« Reply #4 on: February 02, 2007, 10:51:52 PM »
Dude.  That sucks.

Apply to Stamp it Up.

I shall keep my eyes peeled wide.

Oh, there's always UPS for an interim.  I hear they have decent wages and benefits.  Top that off with a waiting job at a snazzy restaurant in the evenings...
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Re: Find Fell a job!
« Reply #5 on: February 02, 2007, 11:36:58 PM »
http://www.omniture.com/career/43  A friend of mine works there.
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Re: Find Fell a job!
« Reply #6 on: February 03, 2007, 12:45:47 AM »
I can offer you a job as a source for my research paper about poverty. But I don't think that will help you much.

Well, one of the projects I'm working on is looking for a new Americorp member. Course, there is no way you can support a family on an Americorp living stipend.

I do know someone who works with the state as a employment and career counselor. Her job consists of finding jobs for other people. I can send her an email, but she may not have anything right now.
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Re: Find Fell a job!
« Reply #7 on: February 03, 2007, 03:03:02 AM »
Poor Fell. :( That's so harsh.

I'd also ask your bishop for leads if you haven't. He should be able to help you network with others.

And, actually, I'd urge you to turn to the church welfare system before relying on credit cards. Yes, it sucks to have to rely on that. Believe me, I'm well aware of that. And yet, that's what it's there for, and they have much more than just food. Anyway, the bishop could even help with bills like house payments and utilities.

But with so many people helping you, I'll bet you will find a job. Soon.
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Re: Find Fell a job!
« Reply #8 on: February 03, 2007, 08:10:27 AM »
Ouch, Fell.

Have you seen this ? Apparently BYU is starting up an alumni placement service. It's worth a look.

The only other leads I have right now are the Church magazine internship, which probably doesn't pay well enough and involves a long commute. But if you're interested, PM me and I'll get you the details. I'll also keep an eye out for anything else.

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Re: Find Fell a job!
« Reply #9 on: February 03, 2007, 07:24:54 PM »
Sorry to hear that, Fell. Good luck!

If you have at least six years of editing experience, you can apply to be a senior editor at the Ensign. It's pretty competitive, though--Church jobs always are. Here's the link: http://www.lds.org/emp/emp2.html, and then scroll down to the very bottom of the list.
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Re: Find Fell a job!
« Reply #10 on: February 05, 2007, 08:28:27 PM »
I say you go professional heckler, like the professional beach bully, someone pays you to heckle them at LTUE or other con panel they're on but by the end they get to make a, preplanned, fool out of you and it makes them look smart.
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Re: Find Fell a job!
« Reply #11 on: February 06, 2007, 04:59:45 AM »
Ouch.  That's very bad news.  There have been a slew of openings at Orem Public Library, but none right now.  I'll keep you up to date if any open, though.  I think there will probably be 2 part time (with benefits) in the near future.  That would only be about $15,000 a year, though.  I'll keep an ear out for other opportunities, though.

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Re: Find Fell a job!
« Reply #12 on: February 06, 2007, 07:19:47 AM »
I can give you my boss's email/phone. She runs a consulting company. She often needs writers/editors.
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Re: Find Fell a job!
« Reply #13 on: February 11, 2007, 05:48:33 AM »
Fell, it may not be WON'T be of any help, but I could get you a brand-new headset AND the Burning Crusade expansion pack, and we could waste colossal amounts of time together.

Seriously though, I'll keep an eye out.  Not a real eye out like Kopo, but you get the point.
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Re: Find Fell a job!
« Reply #14 on: February 12, 2007, 05:22:49 AM »
My Burning Crusade offer still stands--to you and to EUOL.

Though actually, I bet I could make pretty good money as a gold farmer...
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