Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Another take on life in glorious Austin, Texas, USA

2013-12-21 Thread Share Long
noozguru, last year you mentioned that your birthday was a few days after turq's so happy birthday whenever! Hope you're having fun with your visiting friends. On Friday, December 20, 2013 4:11 PM, Bhairitu noozg...@sbcglobal.net wrote:   There are plenty of degreed folks including ones

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Another take on life in glorious Austin, Texas, USA

2013-12-21 Thread Bhairitu
Thanks. Oh yeah, that birthday thang that keeps popping up ever so once in a while. I left my friends to their own devices, quite literally. These are folks who though are techies themselves told me four years ago when I got an Android phone they didn't feel they had any need for one.

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Another take on life in glorious Austin, Texas, USA

2013-12-20 Thread Mike Dixon
Let's see, she works about five hours a day and can't live on what she makes. Go to a community college, take some courses in something that will pay better and get a better job. Jobs like she has had for so long are usually considered entree level jobs and usually don't pay much. You get some

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Another take on life in glorious Austin, Texas, USA

2013-12-20 Thread Bhairitu
There are plenty of degreed folks including ones with MAs and Phds who can't find work even in the well paying STEM fields. Many of those jobs have been outsourced. And grads from college wind up in no paying intern jobs. Agreed that minimum wage jobs weren't meant to be careers. Those were

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Another take on life in glorious Austin, Texas, USA

2013-12-20 Thread Mike Dixon
It also depends on what the degree is in. A PHD in underwater basket weaving probably won't have much value but an associates degree in a computer field or medical field could net a job quickly. Finding training in what is in demand would definitely be a wise move. On Friday, December 20,

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Another take on life in glorious Austin, Texas, USA

2013-12-20 Thread Bhairitu
The real problem is there isn't that much work that needs to be done so there aren't enough jobs out there. FYI, STEM = Scientific, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics fields. So if they can't find work: Houston we have a problem. Also if you aren't really interested in an in demand

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: Another take on life in glorious Austin, Texas, USA

2013-12-20 Thread Richard J. Williams
On 12/20/2013 4:57 PM, Bhairitu wrote: I say let's crawl away, group up and ATTACK! Attack with what?