It’s common knowledge that many people have been impacted by the economy through job loss and underemployment. Recent opinions suggest that the tide may be turning and the unemployment rate may be going down.
True or not, there is a disturbing trend seen by some employers in their unwillingness to hire people who are unemployed. Or to take away the double negatives, they only want to hire people who are working.
In response to this position, I put together a video based on a true story. The names and facts have been changed to protect the people involved (both innocent and guilty).
Please review the following definition of terms to help you understand the reporter’s story.
CRUD (Chronic Repetitive Unemployment Disorder)
Definition: someone who is unemployed; the cure for CRUD is CRED
Used in a sentence: I have CRUD.
CRED (Continuous Reliable Employment Disposition)
Definition: someone who is working; more extreme cases include employed individuals who have never been without a job; CREDs can become CRUDs
Used in a sentence: I have CRED.
BOB – Bottom Of the Barrel
Definition: someone who is a poor performer at work
Used in a sentence: Man, that Bob is a BOB.
CROC – Cream Of the Crop
Definition: someone who is an outstanding performer at work
Used in a sentence: I am a CROC.
Enjoy the film and let me know what you think by leaving a comment!