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Roy323 Wrote: Oct 04, 2012 3:45 PM
Hound-Souns like TX has/had a handle on the situation When I retired from the Military in 1978, I was required to "sign up" at the Job services (or whatever they were called) and was told that I "probably could not draw Unemployment because my Retirement exceeded that payment. But I was given a listing which included a EE (or equiv, experience) and went to work the following Monday. Still haven't gotten an Unemployment Check, nor do I have an EE Degree! Lucky? Maybe!
PinkysBrain Wrote: Oct 05, 2012 10:51 AM
It wasn'tluck. You were industrious, competent, and willing to work.
"There are no jobs!" That is what people told me outside a government "jobs center" in New York City.

To check this out, I sent four researchers around the area. They quickly found 40 job openings. Twenty-four were entry-level positions. One restaurant owner told me he would hire 12 people if workers would just apply.

It made me wonder what my government does in buildings called "job centers." So I asked a college intern, Zoelle Mallenbaum, to find out. Here's what she found:

"First I went to the Manhattan Jobs Center and asked, "Can I get help finding a job?" They told...