The Toxic Workplace

This is a chapter in a book project that I have started about the current state of how the job search and hiring processes are working:

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Musing About Pencils

When I was growing up there was a small pencil factory in town, the Ruwe pencil company.  They had their shop in a small building on the West side of town and I think that just about every pencil in school came from them.  I think that I went on at least one field trip there as well.  At least I remember the mills and gluing machines working away.

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Operations Should Never Impinge On Delivery

I’ve been a transportation watcher most of my life, which is a long time now.  So the recent United Airlines incident was especially appalling to me. Frankly at this point, I wonder if United will even survive the bad optics they created.  Having screaming old men bleeding as they are dragged off an aircraft to not make for good optics.

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