Stressing out :( Job related
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
I hate my state governor and legislature for having terrible funding for education. They cut my university a lot, but even more shocking and despicable is the cut the ENTIRE state budget to community colleges. How on earth anyone can argue that's good for our state/economy to cut the only way that people go direct to trained workers is lying.
Came in to work today to hear dire talk about lay offs at my job, strong potential in my very small department. I'm one of only 2 full time staff people, and I know the other couldn't be cut.
If I lose my job I have no idea what else I could do, I've only ever worked here (since I was 23, 8 years ago), and its such a specific field (museum work). I haven't been sweating it because I've had the philosphy that worry doesn't help the situation, what will be will be, but now I'm really freaked because it seems like this is going to be SERIOUS cuts.
What will it even be like to work here if we lose a ton of people? Would I just lose my job next year even if I get through this one?
I know that lots of people lose their jobs, and go on, I just feel especially upset about it because there are none others that I can get like the one I have. Museum jobs are like a lottery to get and even though they pay very poorly its still that sought after and impossible to find.
I feel really anxious and bleak...