Is the job market as bad as everyone says?

It seems like everyone I know has no problem finding a 12 dollar an hour job through craigslist and temp agencies. What do you all think? What are your experiences? What do you think will happen? I work in the engineering field as a cad designer. Are these jobs really non existent?

Asked By: Harry - 11/13/2008
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I work in mortgage around Pittsburgh. The job market here for financial people has always been bad- but I just got a job offer so there is still hiring going on, it's just tough to find. My significant other is in marketing and he has found absolutely nothing so far this year- he's been actively looking since the... More
Answered By: RM - 11/13/2008
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I am a recruiter, and so far I have not seen any down turn in demand for good engineers.
Answered By: Jay L - 11/13/2008
I am a recruiter in the construction industry and construction work in the gulf south is doing quite well from my perspective. Pretty much any skilled labor hand should be able to find a job, including engineers. I do think if the economy continues to decline though work will cut back around 2010.
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Answered By: Q I - 11/13/2008
It is as bad. And it will continue to get worse. Then, some time in the future, it will get good again. That is the way the business cycles work..
Answered By: Ed Atun - 11/13/2008
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