6 posts tagged with work by nebulawindphone.
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How to discuss home life with your coworkers when you're polyamorous

I've been polyamorous for a long time, and kept it quiet at work for most of that time because it's seemed unprofessional to do otherwise. But now I work at the kind of place where my teammates and I all know the names of each other's partners and kids's partners and parents and pets and blah blah blah — and I'm in a serious, stable, committed long-term relationship with two people who I hope to spend the rest of my life with, so hiding the existence of one of those two people is starting to feel Real Weird. I also expect to stay at this company for a long time. How can I navigate this situation other than "Keep lying forever"? [more inside]
posted by nebulawindphone on Dec 19, 2016 - 62 answers

How do you get work done when life's got you down?

Life kicked me in the teeth, but I've got work to do. I don't need anyone to cheer me up, I'm just looking for a specific bit of advice: how do you get things done when you're depressed? [more inside]
posted by nebulawindphone on Jun 1, 2008 - 39 answers

Writing a (non-academic) resume for a perpetual student?

Writing a (non-academic) resume for a perpetual student? [more inside]
posted by nebulawindphone on May 13, 2008 - 8 answers

Huge gaps in my construction/maintenance skillset. What's my best shot to find work?

What summer job should I get in Austin, TX with this new mixed bag of construction and maintenance skills? And how on earth do I go about getting it? [more inside]
posted by nebulawindphone on May 24, 2007 - 2 answers

(Am I) good enough for government work?

Who writes all those pages and pages of text that the US government generates? More to the point, might someone pay me to write some of them? [more inside]
posted by nebulawindphone on Feb 10, 2006 - 23 answers

How can I find decent seasonal work?

Lately I've been hearing from people who support themselves on a low budget doing seasonal work part of the year: ski bums in Canada who plant trees up north in the summer, punks here in Pittsburgh who work the cranberry harvest out east each fall. I'm curious about this sort of job. [more inside]
posted by nebulawindphone on Mar 29, 2005 - 13 answers

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