@bluteau "pervasive fear of rape culture"! god, how are any of you still living in the united states? it sounds unbelievably stressful.
@caprette That's what I was going to say. Perhaps it's because I work for a large university, but I have gone for coffee with MANY people in advance of applying for jobs/interviewing. It's a great way to show that you are invested in it (how easy is it to write an email?) and also to show off your awesome interpersonal skills (if you are a space cadet in person, perhaps emails are best).
@Heather Sundell@twitter I thought you were envisioning some evil cabal of african-american teenagaged girls on the hunt for google geeks. Then I re-read. A few times.
I don't see how this makes them an evil genius - the whole history of work benefits/social security is based on the idea that a happy/healthy employee also benefits the company. Symbiosis, yeah!
@Heather Sundell@twitter man, punctuation is everything.
@jfruh 'conservative naturopath' is fancy speak for veterinarian
@MuffyStJohn Yeah, they'd love it here!
I have nothing to contribute to this, except the obligatory Suck it, ya hosers!
@stuffisthings That’s what I was worried about. All the kim-chi in the world couldn’t entice me to return to Korea. /edit: Actually, if I had all the kim-chi in the world, I could rule that insane little peninsula. hmmmmmm....
Can you say a bit more about the job market? I'm finishing my MA in TESL next year and am looking to work abroad (again) and make some decent cash (for the first time). Canadian citizen (yay?).