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Has anyone else given up trying to find a decent paying job in Michigan?

Who else does'nt buy the hype given by politicians that our future is bright so long as we "Re Train" for carreers in high tech or alternative energy? I guess six pack Joe can just change his colors overnight, get a degree in academia land and live happily ever after whilst wearing a lab coat......Laughable!! They can bring in what ever new phony jobs they want, but as long as American labor is under assault, the game never ends. I garauntee it won't be long after when these so called companies move in, that they'll ask for tax breaks and wage concessions or threaten to move out , just like all the others!!

Asked By: Jon - 9/26/2006
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Try West Michigan (Grand Rapids/Holland/Muskegon area). West Michigan is totally different than the rest of Michigan. Plus, West Michigan has beautiful Lake Michigan beaches, lots of lakes, forests, etc... More
Answered By: CB - 9/27/2006
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in chgo! yes im tired of looking for a job,so those who have a job ,learn to appreciate what you hve and keep it ,cause these days its very hard to get one!!
Answered By: KANDY_GIRL - 9/26/2006
 
yes
Answered By: nisha-nicole - 9/26/2006
 
I hear you, up here in Northern Ontario Canada people are experiencing the very same thing. We pay 15% taxes, plus outrageous prices for power, gas and all the basic necessities to live. I started my own business to help out with the cost of living. Maybe this might be a possibilty for you and the person in Chicago... More
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Answered By: poompoompam - 9/26/2006
 
i definately feel your pain, i just got laid off from my job today and i'm sitting here drowning my sorrows in "yahoo answers" right now. but i refuse to let it get me down or get upset about it because whatever is meant to be will be and i don't even question the "why" of it all anymore. i just pick myself up and keep... More
Answered By: lexdexs - 9/26/2006
 
Yes - many people in Michigan suffer from the same problem. For many of them the only solution is relocation, although many are understandably resistant to that and often truly unable to do so. Of course, politicians are loathe to see their skilled laborers and professionals hit the road, so they say whatever they... More
Answered By: Alan E - 9/26/2006
 
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