Jobs are like your three-year-old child – some days your job is literally the best thing in the world, and the very next day it seriously tests your patience. WTF, you were doing so well! Jobs are fragile things. They come and go. Sometimes they are the best things ever, and other times they suck … Continue reading Love work, not your job
Okay, I have a confession to make. My wife didn’t “retire” back in April before we left Tucson in pursuit of full-time travel. She took a sabbatical instead…nice person that she is. But, that’s not the whole story either. First, I did retire. I am 100% out of the workforce. I was offered a sabbatical … Continue reading My wife is going back to work!
A few weeks ago, I received an email from a reader asking me if I would work in the tech industry again if I had the chance to do it all over. Like I said before, this business can drain the life out of you. Long hours. It’s boring, but also exciting, frustrating and lucrative … Continue reading A guide to a career in the tech industry
At my company, employees can take as much vacation as they want. It’s virtually limitless, within reason. Vacation time isn’t “accrued”. You take it when you need it, as much as you want. At first blush, this seems pretty damn sweet. As much vacation as you want? Score! Here is the rub: My company also … Continue reading All about deceptively generous vacation policies
In a previous life, I did quite a bit of hiring. I’ve seen all kinds of candidates from all walks of life. I’ve read more resumes than I could possibly remember, and I politely sat in interviews while candidates whistled their way through bullshit answers to questions that I really didn’t care much about anyway. … Continue reading How to rock your next interview and get the job
Welcome to the first exciting installment of the 4-part article series “Our Next Life“. Here, we divulge our retirement plan, in some detail, for others to consider, scrutinize and endlessly ridicule. And yes, I am fully aware that the name of this series also happens to be the name of one of our favorite finance blogs around … Continue reading Our Next Life series: Part 1 – Quitting!