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#51 MGX

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Posted 13 May 2011 - 02:17 PM

QUOTE (willsee @ May 13 2011, 01:11 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Why would you keep applying for government jobs when you yourself say that the state is bankrupt?
Why not move? I sold my house and moved 4 hours south into a rental home after being unemployed for a year and found a GREAT job with great people.


Maybe you didn't get the memo but he lives in California where CLEAN CUT WHITE GUYS are unemployed.

#52 chaosiscash

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Posted 13 May 2011 - 02:50 PM

I moved for work when I graduated college. So can you. Or you can keep making excuses. Your call.

#53 picusld

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Posted 13 May 2011 - 04:39 PM

Also had to move.

Life lesson - Find where the work is and go there. It may or may not be more than an hours drive from your house.



#54 Capt Worley PE

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Posted 13 May 2011 - 04:44 PM

Another member of the 'moved to where the job was' group.

#55 Kephart P.E.

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Posted 13 May 2011 - 04:47 PM

If california is as bad as you say why stick around?

Personally if everywhere is just as bad for hiring fresh grads I would look into joining the Military (they typically like engineers) or working for PeaceCorps rather than an unpaid internship for some random city.

I wouldn't go to grad school in engineering unless you want to become a instructor. Otherwise it is probably a waste of money.




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