Thursday, December 4, 2008

We’re in a recession and you’re job hunting – you’re screwed right? (Part 2)

If you haven't done it yet, please read part 1 of this article.

I, like about 1.25 million people in America, am looking for a job.

But in a recession, it’s important that you hunt and apply for a particular sort of job. Instead of getting a job in, say the dead industries: construction, real estate or banking. Maybe you should look around the job vacancies of public utilities, good companies like grocery store chains, Green Technology companies . . . you know the companies that produce products that everyone still spends money on – water, gas, electricity, food, and alternative fuels.

Wow, look at that a whole set of recession-proof jobs I can apply for. And if you don’t have the skill-set to apply to the jobs in these recession proof industries – then get them. Online classes, adult classes, university extension courses, the “library.” You’re out of work anyway, do something constructive, get the training, get educated and start fresh.

Remember . . . be like the water:

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