Not employment. But a commission-based contract job.
Next week Himself starts this telecommuting job.
There's still an employment option that's "alive". One that is quite interesting and a good fit for his corporate skills. He's interviewed with them 3 times.
He did get a, "Dear John, we chose the other guy. But you were our second choice!"from another place he'd interviewed.
Thankfully it was after The Job details were firmed up and a "Go!"