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Originally posted by charlyv
That is 100% BS , America is not lazy. Most of us are bewildered by what corporate America has done to our job structure. You could be a plumber, electrician, office assistant, welder, professional engineer, aircraft mechaneic, metal worker, biologist, nuclear scientist....the list goes on, but the foundation that creates and nurtures a productive, dedicated and loyal worker has completely evaporated over the last 20 years.
Originally posted by Obl1vion
people just lack the innovation... Period in America....
I see it all. around me...
Americans think they are entitled...
To eat and get fat... And be taken care of all their lives...
If work required labor, or something that makes them get up early its over...
This was the case even during the great BOOMing economy...!!!!!!!!!!!
There are so many followers in America its funny...
Corporate America has sacrificed us for the almighty buck, and has found that outsourcing our jobs overseas as well as importing goods cheaper than we can manufacture them ( with the help of the US Government that will not adjust the value as a tariff on those imports) have left us out to dry. This single set of facts are the problems with the US economy today and has left most of our loyal workforce dumbfounded.
There are jobs out there, but they have been 'adjusted' to give the worker hardly any benefits, opportunity for advancement given proven proficiency, and job security. The unions today now lowball anyone coming on board to the point that there is not enough self-esteem left in a productive workforce that is really proud of what they produce, and that, good people, was the foundation that made this country one of the most productive and envied nation on this planet in the 50's thru 70's
Wall street, the FED, The Fortune 500 and the last 3 presidencies have sold out America to the point where we stand today. Want to change it?
Originally posted by ModernAcademia
Originally posted by Kryties
There you go again, assuming everyone has the same life and opportunities as you.
Pray tell, how did you learn programming and networking? Did you pay to learn it by any chance?
I bought a book on web design and web programming
I believe in total it must have costed me maybe 90$ in total
Originally posted by Kryties
During this time I had no IT degree or certifications
Originally posted by AnIntellectualRedneck
The OP's attitude pretty much gives you the picture of what's wrong with the U.S.
Instead of recognizing that people do actually run into bad stretches and that not everybody may be as lucky as they are, people immediately jump to throwing accusations of laziness and stupidity.
Hence, there will be no employment problem until this person has a problem.
Originally posted by Openeye
reply to post by bg_socalif
You know I haven't really looked into that, mostly because I don't speak any other language.
A few people I know are working in China right now, said it was actually really easy to get a job there. But they know the language, I have started studying Chinese, and Japanese, but I do not take to other languages very well.
I hate my brain sometimes
Originally posted by DrEugeneFixer
reply to post by Jean Paul Zodeaux
What have you got against collective bargaining?