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Old 10-06-2007, 06:28 PM
 
Location: Silver Spring,Maryland
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Help things are about to get dire and I don't want to end up homeless.

I keep hearing how "easy" it is to get a job in this region with experience but I know people that I work with that are temping with my company and they haven't experienced this at all. I won't break each person's background down but there are at least 5 Master degreed professionals looking for work for more than 6 months.

My husband has finance and accounting exp (Bachelors degrees in both) after looking hard for 3 months is just getting callbacks for interviews. He even got a bartending cert and no luck. Just temp jobs for a few days at a time.....WHERE are all these so called jobs???? He is already signed up with at least 10 agencies.
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Old 10-06-2007, 08:49 PM
 
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Where did your husband get his degrees?
How well did he do in school?
How much work experience has he had, and with what kinds of firms?
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Old 10-06-2007, 09:01 PM
 
Location: Silver Spring,Maryland
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Univ of Cincinnati/very well/ regional,local co's to the area we came from/since 99'
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Old 10-06-2007, 11:02 PM
 
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Most of the jobs are somehow involved in the defense industry. My husband is an engineer and his company and all the other companies are desperate for engineers - they just cant find them and they are all paying over 6 figures.
It also helps if you have a security clearance for any kind of job around here.
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