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The founder and CEO of Jobster, Jason Goldberg, is one of many executive bloggers, but most likely the only one who gives hints of massive layoffs in his posts. Right after the New Year, Goldberg cut 40% of the staff, or 66 employees. Despite rumors of layoffs before the holiday, Goldberg assuaged his employees’ concerns by posting a list of songs he was listening to, which were basically all songs in the “triumph in the face of adversity,” “ad astra per aspera,” or “you’re about to get fired,” genre.
Goldberg continues to blog away, so below is a helpful primer that lists the activity that corresponds to each song that Goldberg posts about:
Pour Some Sugar on Me – Def Leopard (Baking a cake)
Dust in the Wind – Kansas (Spring cleaning)
It Wasn’t Me – Shaggy (Testifying in court)
Plush – Stone Temple Pilots (Reupholstering couch)
Jump – Van Halen (Contemplating Suicide)
We Didn’t Start the Fire – Billy Joel (Arson)
Turning Japanese – The Vapors (Completing a Sudoku puzzle)
Unskinny Bop – Poison (Starting diet)
Put It in Your Mouth – Akinyele (Finishing diet)
The Sweater Song – Weezer (Cursing discovery of mothballs)
You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet – BTO (Attending speech therapy)
Ignition (Remix) – R. Kelly (Buying new car/having sex with underage girl)
Ironic – Alanis Morissette (Meeting the man of his dreams, then meeting his beautiful wife)
A Boss Takes to His Blog to Deny, Then Confirm – [DealBook]
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