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VictoriaB

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Asked by VictoriaB on 9/9/08 1 Answer»
caterina63

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I really enjoy this website. It has helped me through some dark days.

I worked for the same company for 35 years. Boy, what a shock when I became a victim of outsourcing. My job was shipped overseas. Since I worked for a local newspaper, I was flabbergasted to think that my job could be done by a foreign country.
I am a Graphic Artist, I had worked my way up over the years. I still cannot believe it!
When you work for a company for that long and then get tossed out so they can save money on labor and benefits hurts you emotionally.
I am starting to feel that the United States is no longer the place I grew up in, as long as you worked hard you got ahead. What kind of future do our children have?
I look everyday online for jobs, but the job market is
tough.
Thank You for listening.

Answered by: caterina63 on 9/14/08
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