Oddly Enough Blog

Reboot! I said, reboot now!

May 6, 2009

Blog Guy, I’m CEO of a struggling U.S. company. I need to reduce my Information Technology costs. My employees act like computers grow on trees, abusing equipment and stuff. Our geeky tech staff is too timid to crack the whip. Help!

Give me a leash, I’m a horticulturist!

April 29, 2009

Blog Guy, I took a vocational preference test and it said I should be a horticulturist. I’m embarrassed to say I don’t know what that is. Can you tell me?

Damn you, guidance counselor!

April 28, 2009

This time of year I get lots of queries from college seniors asking for career advice.

The army exploits of Major Stoner

April 25, 2009

Blog Guy, I’ve noticed that every time you offer career advice about the military, all you do is write about the jobs you consider crappy. Are there ANY good jobs?

Packs of snapping paparazzi nuns!

April 18, 2009

Blog Guy, It’s me – the aspiring photojournalist you’ve been advising. know these are hard times in journalism, and I’m wondering if news organizations are cutting costs in the area of photography.

And what became of the monk, the monk, the monk?

April 16, 2009

Quick quiz: TheĀ man in this photo…

a) is a professional aspirin tester, giving himself a routine headacheĀ at the start of his workday.

It don’t get much worse than this!

April 9, 2009

I’m not going to prolong it. The Worst Job in the World title came down to a number of factors – danger, grossness, fecalocitude, etc.

Do YOU have the world’s worst job?

April 8, 2009

It is gratifying to see the response to yesterday’s post about the Very Worst Job in the World. Guesses are still very welcome, and the actual job will be announced at 11 a.m. on Thursday.

The very worst job: he who must not be named!

April 7, 2009

Blog Guy, my daughter hasn’t decided on a career. You give great job advice, and you’ve even named the worst job in the world. Could you remind me what that was?

Taking a stab at a swordid business?

March 19, 2009

Today we have a video clip of a sword swallower who says – now prepare to be stunned – it’s a dangerous thing to do.