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Silver Icon is a short story about a day in the life of a typical American worker at a typical American corporation during a reduction in workforce action. Job elimination, off-shoring, and systemic layoffs to reduce costs is common place in today’s workforce. This is the story of Rick, an information technology worker, who experiences this ever repeating story in America. ...more
ebook, 12 pages
Published May 27th 2012 by Nick S Nicholas
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Bill Taub
May 30, 2012 rated it it was amazing
This is a fine piece of short writing that captures the shift in mood and chaos of a sudden layoff. It focuses in on the subjective experience and is chillingly familiar to the reader, regardless of their own personal experiences.
K.E. Saxon
May 31, 2012 rated it it was amazing
As a person who has lived through several such days in my working life in Corporate America, this book captivated my attention from word one. It reads like a thriller (at least to me), the tension is high-octane throughout the short amount of hours we spend inside Rick (the protagonist's) head as he tries to discover upon whose heads the proverbial axe will fall (and will his be one of them?) Great read. Highly recommended.
Angel King
Jun 02, 2012 rated it really liked it
This book actually made me cry the first time I read it. Sad story that is played out too often across America.
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Nick S. Nicholas is a devoted husband and father to two beautiful children. With a full time job during the day, he loves escaping to fantasy worlds at night. One might find him lost at the helm of a video game controller until the wee hours of the morning. You may even find him controlling the actions of an avatar masterfully with the W S A D keys and mouse on his gaming PC. If neither of those t ...more
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