Mike was doing some freelance audio production for a company. But the economic downturn hit the company first and then Mike. This is from a series of conversations on losing jobs I recorded at Pablo’s Coffee in Denver, Colorado.
Kyle thought it would be fun to pull a prank at the golf course where he worked. Bad idea. But wait until you hear what might have happened that REALLY could have caused problems. From my series of conversations at Denver-area coffeehouses on different themes.
Andy lost a job because he couldn’t “hack it.” It was manual labor in a manufacturing facility and he was supposed to clean up an oil spill. In letting him go, Andy’s boss taught him a very valuable lesson. Recorded at Pablo’s Coffee in Denver.
JD left a job because he never had a chance to talk to anyone in Cubicle Hell. And he’d spent years training for the job. But his new gig is all about the people. From my conversations on losing jobs at Pablo’s Coffee in Denver.
Roger worked for a cruise ship company. He walked away from the job after a very brief time because he couldn’t sleep. Find out why. This is another in a series of conversations I hosted and produced at Denver-area coffeehouses.
Cristina was in a new job and really missing her mom. She knew that the company had a toll free line. You know what comes next, but there is a poignant part of this story that sneaks up on you. From a series of conversations on losing jobs I recorded at Kaladi Coffee in Denver.
Dan’s works in the art world. Some time ago he lost a job because his boss said he used humor inappropriately. Sometimes, I guess, people can’t take a joke! From my series of conversations on losing jobs, recorded at Denver’s Kaladi Coffee.
For this series I spent time at Kaladi Coffee in Denver asking folks how they lost a job. Stephanie was working in a hardware store with her boyfriend, who managed to get them both fired. You might think that’s all there is to the story, but there is more.
Oliver lost a job in engineering because the work just dried up during the recession, but he told me at Kaladi Coffee in Denver that this seeming misfortune has actually turned out to have a plus side.