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Discussion in 'News' started by isor357, Sep 9, 2005.

  1. isor357

    isor357 Senior Member

    Joined: Oct 8, 2004 Messages: 2,491 Likes Received: 3
    im not joking. I look around my college campus and i see women. I would conclude that its probably around 65-70% female. The bad news is that they are mostly unattractive. I been pouring through the papers and discovered that unless you have experience in one of the skilled trades you are basically fucked. Furthermore. why would i apprentice to do some shit when im spending all this time and money to go to school for a "carreer" the shit that i would perfer to do is geared towards females or it pays minimum wage. I would far rather sit on my ass and type and answer phones or clean houses than apprentice to be a plumber up to my knees in mud digging trenches at 7 in the morning for $9 an hour. Either that or its part time. Even if you find a job doing some manual labor and make decent $ its hardly enough to pay bill let alone save. Some friends of mine graduated before me and none of them have even put their degrees to use. I know way too many waiters and waitresses with college degrees. I cant even find a punk ass resturaunt job. Sorry about the complaining. Im beginning to feel like shit is hopeless. I want to move to costa rica and grow bananas and drugs.

    Im at a fucking loss 12oz. I dont have a next move. Im going down on the ramen noodle 5 oclock vodka i hope my car dont break down diet.

    Anybody with a suggetion besides kill yourself or sell rock is more than welcome to fire away. a job solution. anybody like their job? winning lotto numbers.
  2. SF1

    SF1 Elite Member

    Joined: Apr 25, 2003 Messages: 4,866 Likes Received: 5
    This is what happens when EVERYBODY goes to colledge and EVERY non-colledge educated job (other than food service) gets outsourced to another country that has people that will do it for cheaper. You have all these colledge educated kids graduating only to work as waitors/waitresses because there are so many of them, so many more than available jobs in this day and age where computers are taking peoples jobs left and right in a true to form Capitalistic style of saving corporations money at the expense of the population. Now the people that never went to colledge at all are practically fighting for construction jobs while the Mexiacans (and other cheap labor) are doing our jobs for minimum wage (nothing against them, they're doing what they have to to survive in this world).

    No I don't have any advise for you. When I graduated high schoool not everyone went to colledge, just the smart kids and the rich kids. And you could still get a halfway decent job without a colledge degree. Now you kids are taking our jobs (cause you can't get the ones you were duped into going to school for) and we're competing against immigrants for the bottom rung jobs. The only advise that anybody could give you is to somehow infiltrate politics and change our system because this particular form of Extreme-Capitalizm is eating itself.
  3. shai

    shai Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: Jan 6, 2003 Messages: 17,602 Likes Received: 707
    My girlfriend has a degree and works in a cafe.

    I'm a high school dropout and I work at a law firm, through sheer dumb luck.

    And, I took two pay cuts in the last nine months due to "corporate reorganization".

    We can barely get by, much less save...and we're not exactly stupid.

    You're not the only one, friend.
  4. theGOON

    theGOON Member

    Joined: Jun 6, 2005 Messages: 502 Likes Received: 3
    yeah, i've not much good to say... take up a hobby to keep your mind off shit like that. chess for example. or blackmail.
  5. CACashRefund

    CACashRefund 12oz Loyalist

    Joined: Oct 8, 2004 Messages: 14,171 Likes Received: 272
    I am a union laborer, fortunately my work is one that cannot be outsourced. Full benefits, paid weekly, i cant complain. Yeah you take alot of shit from foreman, and you do grimey jobs from time to time, but i think its worth it. I like it.
  6. SF1

    SF1 Elite Member

    Joined: Apr 25, 2003 Messages: 4,866 Likes Received: 5
    Or graffitti!
  7. Dawood

    Dawood Elite Member

    Joined: May 8, 2002 Messages: 4,677 Likes Received: 147
    Yo!, Paint cornerstores and bodegas for $200-$300 a pop or more!, man, thats how I used to get down when i was a young buk just trying to get by. Thats the move for a graff writer with a little hustle with him, I own a sign company now.
    I hope thats a little inspiration for you, If you don't know how to do anything else , you should be able to paint . And thats a whole lot when you learn to make the most of it.

    I did this spot about 15 years ago for like $250


    and I did this just recently, so there is definately a market for it.
  8. angelofdeath

    angelofdeath Elite Member

    Joined: Sep 15, 2002 Messages: 4,375 Likes Received: 79
    oh fuck. just stop bitching, realize any job you get when you havent had experience in the field, you start at the bottom. you gotta work up to making the big money. its not as easy as everyone thinks. if you want a blue collar job, cool. go out start working. schooling can come solely from on the job training. hey, you might start out at 7 an hour, and be the bitch, but give it 5 years, you'll have the swing of things.
    its life.
  9. villain

    villain Veteran Member

    Joined: Jul 12, 2002 Messages: 5,190 Likes Received: 2
    College degrees are not a garuntee of employment these days. MOST of the jobs created over the last 4 years are government jobs that have been outsourced from the military. This is statistical truth.
    You have a degree, you have the knowledge, be a self starter then.
    I'm thinking maybe I should write a book. People have suggested that to me before and it might just be a good way to make some change on the side and maybe even grow into a full time job someday. Who knows? Maybe my art will do something for me finally? I dunno... I'm in the military now and it may stay that way for the most part for the rest of my life... I don't know.

    Truly, the best markets right now are labor. I'm talking electricians, plumbers, bricklayers, yadda, yadda.... That shit cannot be outsourced. And without Kerry in office putting some trade regulations on this will continue to happen.

    Health Care: I've been saying this for years now. This field is blowing up and will continue too.... Not to mention growing demand for health care workers.

    What is your degree? Maybe I can give you a more specific angle.
  10. mr.yuck

    mr.yuck Veteran Member

    Joined: May 12, 2000 Messages: 6,952 Likes Received: 6
    Im a drywall finisher. I have plenty of work. Im good at what i do. I make okay money. The problem that the construction industry faces is this huge age gap where all of the foremen are getting ready to retire and there are very few young guys to take their place. The company I work for has about 150 employees. There are 3 guys in their 20's including me. The next jump in age is up around late 40s -50s.

    I might got to school for construction management. There are a lot of options down that avenue.
  11. Home Time

    Home Time Senior Member

    Joined: Dec 5, 2004 Messages: 1,797 Likes Received: 0
    All ive got to say on this is:

    Join the

    A R M Y
  12. SF1

    SF1 Elite Member

    Joined: Apr 25, 2003 Messages: 4,866 Likes Received: 5

    This is the absolute worse advice anyone could give anyone.
  13. shai

    shai Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: Jan 6, 2003 Messages: 17,602 Likes Received: 707

    This is the absolute worse advice anyone could give anyone.
    [post=4106764]Quoted post[/post]​
    [/b][/quote]Unless he's a recruiter with a quota to fill, I hope he's kidding.
    And, if he is a recruiter...I know where there's an endless supply of ruthless people looking for work...here you go. And, they have credentials. You're welcome.
  14. guerillaeye

    guerillaeye Senior Member

    Joined: Jul 13, 2005 Messages: 1,473 Likes Received: 0
    shit.. i thought you were going to say here
  15. shai

    shai Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: Jan 6, 2003 Messages: 17,602 Likes Received: 707