In 2008, at age 44, I went back to school to finish my Bachelor’s degree and also began working for Clark County School District as a custodian. Please note, I had previously been an Arbitration Manager for a Manheim auto auction concern in Las Vegas, prior to entering the public sector.
In 2010 I finished my BSM degree and then went on to complete my MBA degree in 2012. I subsequently applied internally for numerous posted internal positions in CCSD. Never once was I granted an interview while working as a custodian. And I was told I never would. After 12.5 years, my supervisor was set to retire in October, 2020. His replacement, half my age, had no prior operations supervisory background or experience. However, the school administrator created a Building Manager position for him in direct conflict with school policy (Administrative . politics is how it was explained to me), which meant it was not a matter of if, but when I would be terminated. Hence, I was essentially forced to quit. Am now 57 with $187,000 in Federal Student Loans. Have been applying for jobs I am amply qualified for. However, is seems there are no takers in this economy and even if I wanted to, the Federal Student Loans cannot be discharged in bankruptcy. Have always done excellent work, am well-spoken, well-written, can negotiate, arbitrate, train call-center personnel, sell, collect, supervise and manage subordinate staff members and can consult. I have a passport, know how to tie a Windsor knot, know the difference between a dinner fork and a salad fork, and know what ‘Noblesse Oblige’ means. However, mediocrity (coupled with corrupt politics) appears to be the order of the day.
IRS says I can receive gifts as long as they do not exceed $15,000 USD. And while I do not anticipate ever receiving such a large gift amount, of that magnitude, I am told I have to make sure I explain that the most I can receive from one person is $15,000 per year. As before, I am and have been willing to work. However, in this economy (and I have to assume there are other people who may be far worse off than myself), for whatever reason, it has been an uphill climb, the likes of which I have not previously experienced. Thank you in advance for any help you might be able to comfortably manage. My PayPal link is: