So here's a brief intro to what's going on:I have a job that moved me out of state for 2 years. My wife moved with me and found employment out here at a large online college (a physical campus…Continue
"A man has got to know his limitations. Sometimes when you start advancing at your job because of your hard work and ability to take on things that are above your pay grade it's hard to just stop and say i don't think i can accomplish that…"
"may not be manly, but i keep a flashlight, rain jacket, and a pocket knife or razor knife within arms length of me while i drive. i drove over a bridge everyday for most of my life and drowning because i stuck in my seat belt was a real concern."
"i'll throw in my .02.
v-day is a pressure packed and very busy day to try to create a new relationship. when you're first trying to connect with someone i recommend a lot of face to face time and less phone/text time. i'm not really…"
"i know, i just feel like employers have more power now with such a bad market. why pay you if they could bring in your replacement cheaper and not waste another dime on you? luckily my employer is the polar opposite, and hopefully her next one will…"
"i was going to have her create a new email account and contact Corporate HR asking questions without anything specific involved. I would just talk to the bank directly and ask that they not specify where the house we're looking at is located,…"
"There are all sorts of employer safeguards in terms of firing people who take medical leave. They only apply to larger employers; the employee has to be there for a certain amount of time; the employee needs to make good-faith efforts that the…"
"Yes they have over 50 employees, but a guy that works there was going to have surgery on his leg and they told him if he took the time off for it they would fire him. I don't know all the circumstances so I won't comment on the legality of…"
"Thank you for your response. I have read about situations where as long as you have a paycheck then you're good to go, and hopefully steady employment over the past 5 years (job changes, but only maybe a few months of total time unemployed)…"
"I can't really follow with all the run-on sentences. But, does your wife's employer have more than 50 employees? It's against the law to fire people for taking medical leave.
Is there a human resources department that's not part…"
"I had a friend who bought a house and signed for it the day after his first paycheck form the company in the town he relocated to. The real estate agent does not know what they are talking about and the broker does not care. Find a new…"
So here's a brief intro to what's going on:I have a job that moved me out of state for 2 years. My wife moved with me and found employment out here at a large online college (a physical campus position, that can't be moved to online). My time out here is up in the next few months so we decided to look into buying a house in our home state for when we move back. We've been preapproved for our price range (our preapproval is far above what we're willing to pay), but here's the catch:My wife is…See More
"i agree with this. women don't have to prove anything to you, they'll do fine on their own. i think that a lack of exposure to real women can cause a person to become jaded, then again meeting men of a certain caliber will certainly cause…"
"i believe that part of this is our role models and media representation of our generation. comedy has always been an advantageous trait to have and modern comedy (not so different from comedy of any generation) contains a lot of…"
"It is interesting, on a sociological level, how we humans attempt to quantify something that is subjective: we feel the need to have a law to protect those who are too immature to handle "adult matters," but we have no means of assessing…"
"At least the professional sommeliers and wine-makers I've met have been honest. They all had the same recommendations: 1. Don't buy a wine because an expert says you should like it; buy it because you like it. 2. Don't judge a wine by…"
"I like this guy. And, I don't even drink beer.
I've long figured most armchair wine connoisseurs can't really tell the difference between a $20 bottle and a $200 bottle. Snobbery is usually more about impressing people…"
""I love beer. I love trying new beer. My fiance and I always go to small breweries whenever we get the chance (they're ubiquitous in New England). And after trying so many beers, I find that I am enjoying the simple, predictable…"
"If that case happened in Canada 15 years ago, there'd be no crime. If it happened today, there'd be a crime. If it happened today but the kid was 16 instead of 15, there'd be no crime. If it happened today and the kid was 16 but the…"