College Graduates in Shock, Regarding Sudden Disappearance of Good Jobs

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    George talks with a recent college grad experiencing shock and awe with regards to the current job climate. College students spend great time, energy and financial resources in the pursuit of a degree. Many are hitting a brick wall in seeking good paying work. Many are taking minimum wage jobs, or leaving the country to teach english. It seem that America will soon face a massive "brain drain" in reverse, where our best and brightest young people choose to pursue work overseas. A very sad ending to the story of a first world power.
     
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    Cant imagine why... Couldn't be that the business sector isnt investing because they have no clue when the government is going to come in and change the rules is it?
     
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    College Graduates in Shock, Regarding Sudden Disappearance of Good Jobs

    It's not "sudden". Republicans have been working to move jobs to communist and socialist countries since 2000.

    It takes years to ruin an economy this big. You can't do this in just the last two years.

    How long do you think it takes to get a plant employing 300,000 people up and running?
     
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    but...but...she voted for Obama and hope and change!

    Newsflash: If you have a job, it IS a good one.
     
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    rdean = Useful Idiot.
     
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    Cry me a bucket of tears.
    In 1979 at age 23 I bought my first home, a small house in a neighborhood experiencing white flight.. I worked 2 jobs, bought 5 acres in the suburbs, attended college and started building my empire at age 24. At age 26 I moved tomy new house.
    I own 3 corporations now. My 2 sons graduated college the last 6months. One works 2 jobs and the other is looking for his 2nd job.
    Are the Chinese crying and boo hooing? Are the Mexicans that do not speak the damn language yet come here and survive crying?
    Cry babies go to your mama.
     
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    What sort of corporations? Employing thousands of people? Or is this one of those situations like all those 'actors' in Hollywood who are waiters 'part time'.....
     
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    Now they're planning a second plant.

    Republicans are so fucking stupid. Look what you guys write. Serious fools. Must be terrifying, knowing I'm right.

    Foxconn plans new 300,000-worker China plant amid suicide scrutiny - SiliconValley.com

    A spate of worker suicides at an enormous Foxconn complex in the southern boomtown of Shenzhen has drawn attention to the stress many young workers face working in some factories. It also has coincided with a spate of strikes and wage protests at other factories, especially those of Japanese automakers.

    Calls to Foxconn's spokesman in China rang unanswered. A company official in Taiwan's capital Taipei, who refused to give his name, said he could not comment because any expansion plan would require approval by the company's board of directors.

    Foreign companies that rely on China as a source of cheap labor are finding it harder to attract and keep workers, who have begun demanding significantly better pay and working conditions.

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    They are talking about Apple and Hewlett Packard whose profits declined 36% after striking workers salaries were DOUBLED to 273 DOLLARS A MONTH. That's what Republicans want American workers to make.
     
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    As a 2009 college graduate, I know the oppurtunities that were there 5 years ago are not there today. Everytime I interview for a job that would be considered entry level at a company with a reasonable chance for upward mobility I have to contend with people who have established careers. So ive pretty much had to settle with a job as a low level supervisor at a retail store and a part time bank teller... jobs that I pretty much would have had if I had not gone to college. Of course a paycheck or a job shouldnt be the only measures we use to judge how successful an education is to a person's life.
     
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