Category Archives: work

Amazon looking to hire 80,000 temp workers for Holiday season

http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2014/10/16/356551223/amazon-to-hire-80-000-holiday-workers They need people to work in its fulfillment centers throughout the US for holiday order processing. That’s the most they’ve ever aspired to hire for the holidays. The closest ones to Amarillo are in the Denton and Dallas areas, … Continue reading

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Amarillo Job Fair on Tuesday October 14, 2014

Over 90 Texas Panhandle employers will be at the Amarillo Job Fair at the Amarillo Civic Center in the North Exhibit Hall (401 South Buchanan) on Tuesday. It goes from 10AM until 4pm. Such vendors include: Amarillo College, AT&T, Cal … Continue reading

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Music and Blue-Collar Bohemianism Really good article that investigates why people in their 40’s and 50’s choose a way of life where they get by, that allows them to pursue a passion such as music rather than opt for the … Continue reading

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U.S. Union Membership the The Lowest It’s Been Since 1916

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the total number of United States workers in unions has fallen by 400,000 since last year, leaving them at 11% unionized.  This is due in part to the expansion of service-industry jobs such … Continue reading

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Hope: Lingerie Startup Company helps Single Mothers in Colombia

An example of truly wonderful creative thinking: A San Francisco-based underwear start-up company called Naja helps impoverished single mothers in Colombia. They get taught a skill, and a portion of revenue goes to the entrepreneurial program. This is a company … Continue reading

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Nice People vs. Good People

“Nice people care if you like them; good people care about you. Nice people stretch the truth; good people don’t. If you tell a nice person to do something evil, they might do it because they do not want to … Continue reading

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