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what is necessary?
or what distractions will humans seek as consumerism dies?
because I work in Holland, have a permanent contract and that is protected by dutch law.
I win ;-)
Which is where I'm defecting to while the storm blows...
I believe this is the start of a 10 year economic cycle.
Or move to emerging economies like Asia or Russia.
then it's goodbye 2/3 of the public sector as they mount a purge of every public organisation to 'cut back on labour waste'.
But traditionally the conservatives are more likely to cut back on public sector and I can't see that being any different as of late.
that they'll be out to seem as different to Labour as possible by going down this route, and there's already a lot of finger pointing about how much Labour waste in the public sector. They'll make a big deal out of it in an effort to be seen as protecting people's tax. i've got quite a few friends who are shitting themselves about what they're gonna do when Cameron gets in.
they'd do well to cut back on staff in this particular Council. Frankly, no one needs to be paying for me, they certainly shouldn't be paying for me twice due to me being on a long term temp contract.
Say what you like about the Tories and their ways with the Public Sector, but my experience points to a distinct over staffing and wealth of pointless jobs.
Massive public sector cuts, massive quango cuts.
when councils cut back on staff they end up taking on quite a few temps to plug gaps. I think. Possibly.
it work in the favour of temps. Normally the perm staff get laid off, staff shortages appear, they can't re-hire properly because of the lay-offs, so they bring in temps by the bucketload. Happened last time there were cuts.
People won't be able to afford to feed pets, so they'll kill them and stuff them. Possibly dressing them in bowler hats and ties in a critique of capitalism.
I'm qualified in taxidermy if anyone's interested?
So when you get sick of staring at your dead pet (or when things get really bad and you can't afford Budgens) it can be used as a tasty and nutritious meal!
it's a species of goosefoot.
You'd stuff an animal with geese feet? Sicko.
hence one of the species name
'fat hen' It also includes Good King Henry and goosefoot and the 'oraches' It might prove useful if you learn to recognise them
the pay is pretty shit but at least it's rather secure
it depends what part of the public sector you're in. it only takes someone in parliament to say "we have too many civil servants wasting taxpayers money" (which happens reasonably regularly) and they have massive layoffs. This is what happened when I was at the civil service a few years ago. lots of people got voluntary redundancy, except the temps of course (they all had their engagements terminated). I was a temp.
It's all about being in a position where they can't possibly function without you
that kind of thing.
I'll be making illegal booze at my place.
Jobs in private pharmaceutical industries
Doctors of course
i'm going to sell everything i own except my PC and my CDs and go work on a cruise ship, swabbin' decks or something.