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Dictionary of Occupational Titles, Revised Fourth Edition

After weeks of hunting, I am pleased to present to you the complete electronic version of the Dictionary of Occupational Titles, Revised Fourth Edition, as supplied by the U.S. Department of Labor as ASCII files on 34 floppy disks. This electronic version contains data published in the following print volumes: Dictionary of Occupational Titles, Revised Fourth Edition, Vol. I Dictionary of Occupational Titles, Revised Fourth Edition, Vol II Selected Characteristics of Occupations Defined in the Revised Dictionary of Occupational Titles Data published in these volumes are in the public domain and may be reproduced and distributed without source credit. This [ . . . ]

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How I Got Here

Last time, I told you that I got myself a lovely job with Ardiwa, the American Retirement and Disability Insurance and Welfare Administration*. Here’s the story of how I got it. Since being admitted to the bar in Key Midwestern Swing State, I practiced general law out of my mother’s house in Greater Northeast Key Midwestern Swing State City. I lived (and still live) with her because it was cheaper that way while I was looking for something steady to pay off my crippling law school debt. As it turned out, the market for legal jobs was grossly overestimated by [ . . . ]

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On the Thing Into Which I Have Gotten Myself

Right then. So. I got a job. And I’d bet someone is wondering what kind of job it is. So I will tell you. First, keep in mind a few things. I have a law degree, which was very expensive. I owe approximately $100k on it still. I have a law license in Key Midwestern Swing State, which I have had and tried to use since November of 2009. The current national government has seen fit to completely destabilize the private job market by making the future so unpredictable that private employers won’t risk making new hires in any positions, [ . . . ]

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Farewell, Unemployment

Obviously I have been neglecting WoPSR.net for a while. My unemployment following admission to the bar is entirely to blame for that. It’s not that I had nothing to say during that time. I just had nothing interesting to say that couldn’t be said in 140 or fewer characters. That shall change now very soon. For I, the Unemployed Attorney, have obtained a position! I can’t share any details about it yet; at least not until I know what those details are myself. But know you that whatever it is, it will lift me out of my doldrums and fill [ . . . ]

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