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where the jobs are and how to get one

A very informative article in the Wall Street Journal on this subject.  http://online.wsj.com/article/SB1000142412788732449260457908704403360117... Thanks to regulatory overload, Obamacare, etc., if memory serves me correctly, the temp ...

Forum topic - ao - Sep 22 2013 - 10:43pm - 9 comments

Friend facing layoff: no Plan B

I just had a very disheartening online converstion with a friend who lives near Anaheim, CA. She teaches kindergarten. I got my latest evaluation, and my principal sang my praises as if there were no tomorrow. I adapt for each child, I have super ...

Forum topic - Wendy S. Delmater - Jun 15 2012 - 2:45am - 6 comments

Future Business or Employment Ideas

I am a landscape architect practicing on my own for three years now, with a previous ten years of employment. Since I do not qualify for government contract jobs work has been sparse. I know there are many "middle management" architects and ...

Forum topic - Kansaslandscape - Feb 3 2012 - 2:50am - 6 comments

Making a Life

Where are the jobs? Where can someone go to make a living? The internet? Moving to a different country? A different industry? The world is changing, and this online community is a great place to search for answers for all of us. Some people ...

Forum topic - FAlley - Jun 15 2012 - 2:50am - 28 comments

Charting the US Economy

I recently completed a series of articles that I have turned into a free eBook. Please feel free to download a copy. No registration required. Thanks RedRob.  Good read. Thanks RedRob.  Good read. Thanks. Cheers for that. ...

Forum topic - redrob25 - Apr 4 2011 - 11:04pm - 4 comments

Mig welder?

Back in my college days (1970's) I worked as a welder in a factory down in Texas.  I've been toying with getting a mig welder for a couple of reasons.  First, there's been many times that I could have used one around the homestead for ...

Forum topic - osb272646 - Nov 15 2010 - 9:43am - 9 comments

Updated unemployment numbers and graphs from the St. Louis Fed (Don't miss this)

Series: UEMP27OV, Civilians Unemployed for 27 Weeks and Over Series: UEMP27OV, Civilians Unemployed for 27 Weeks and Over View Data | Download Data | Notify Me of Updates | Add to My Data List | Vintage Series in ALFRED ...

Forum topic - saxplayer00o1 - Jun 15 2012 - 3:31am - 6 comments

EU and the four(!) E:s

The European parlament has written a report to its president on the biggest challenges EU faces in the next decade. It is a rare moment to feel that the bureucrats in Brussels "get it", especially in such important matters! ...

Forum topic - Tapani - Jun 15 2012 - 3:39am - 1 comment

The true cost of all those "saved jobs" by khanacadeny...

(Current News & Events, Economy, Employment, unemployment, Must Read) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sSqxVMbml_k&feature=sdig&et=1257484846.7   ...

Forum topic - Jeff Borsuk - Nov 7 2009 - 12:47am - 0 comments

Now hiring: Everywhere you didn't want to work

Some of the dirtiest, smelliest, most dangerous jobs are suddenly looking a lot more appealing in this economy. People who have been out of work for months are lining up for jobs at places they once considered unthinkable: slaughterhouses, sewage ...

Forum topic - investorzzo - Aug 7 2009 - 6:19pm - 0 comments

USPS may soon close over 3,000 locations

So much for buying a recession-proof tenant. If this economic downturn has taught us anything it is that no industry or vertical is immune. http://seekingalpha.com/article/152824-usps-may-soon-close-over-3-000-lo... Re: USPS may soon ...

Forum topic - investorzzo - Aug 2 2009 - 1:18pm - 3 comments

Good crash-resistant livelihoods?

I work in technology, and know that what I do for a living will probably NOT earn me much of a living if things go downhill fast. Which makes me ponder: what are some livelihoods that will not only still be in demand post-mess, but maybe even ...

Forum topic - puglogic - Jul 30 2009 - 2:48pm - 5 comments

Unemployment Claims: How bad are the "Real" numbers?

Furthermore, the jobs picture is even worse than it looks. The US consumer was nowhere near as leveraged to real estate in 1980 as now. Also note that boomers are heading into retirement now, undercapitalized and looking for jobs, in effect competing ...

Forum topic - investorzzo - Jul 9 2009 - 10:32pm - 1 comment