Work

Federal employees receive some pretty awesome benefits. Time off is definitely one of these perks. Employees with 0-3 years service get 13 days off a year, 3-15 yrs earn 20 days a year, and 15+ yrs earn 26 days off a year. In addition to vacation days, each employee is granted 13 sick days per […]

What would you do?

July 1, 2009 · 8 comments

We all have fantasies about our ideal job. Dream jobs come in all shapes and sizes. Some are already working in ideal situations, while others are desperately trying to gain the experience needed to move up the corporate ladder. I got a little predicament for you. What would you do if you were offered your […]

It’s time for this San Diego beach bum to put on a pair of cowboy boots and a pair of leather chaps cause I’m on my way to Houston. I’ve been practicing my southern drawl and been downing sweet tea by the gallon to prepare. I’m going to be there from the June 24th to […]

Check it out you crazy delicious bloggers. I’m gonna take some time today to get all academic on your a$$ and explain how gettin’ paid by the Feds works. Consider this a peephole to the public sector. For those that don’t care how gov pay works you can read an old post about “The importance […]

When someone asks what I do for a living, they almost always follow up their question with “How did you get that job?” There is something about the title Special Agent that sparks interest in most people I meet. Over the last two years I have probably been asked that question at least a hundred […]

I guess the title of this post is not completely accurate as we all work in our underwear (except for those of you that prefer going commando), but I literally can work in just my tighty whities. The biggest perk of my job is the ability to wake up and be in my office. I […]

I was browsing the internet today when I came across a rather interesting article. You can find the full article here, but this is the gist of it… McDonald’s creates jobs for long-term unemployed.Fast food giant McDonald’s is offering 85 jobs to the long-term unemployed across Kent. It is part of a nationwide programme that […]