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Old 09-05-2011, 01:52 PM
 
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When I was in the Navy many years ago, we would often go out to sea for several weeks at a time. When a ship is out to sea for a long time, it obviously starts to run out of supplies such as food, fuel, mechanical parts, etc. I remember that we'd meet supply ships out in the middle of nowhere to obtain everything we needed.

Those supply ships were ran by civilians, not military people. The ships belong to something called the Military Sealift Command (MSC). MSC is the Navy's civilian branch. The people manning those ships were civilians. They had NO combat role. Their only purpose was to provide supplies.

The MSC is a great starting point for a young person. You travel, get paid, learn a skill of your choice, and have job security. . .something really scarce in today's economy. These jobs can be performed by men and women. All you need is a little determination.

For those of you living in Puerto Rico, MSC is conducting a job's fair in Hato Rey on September 15, 2011. Please see the floowing link:

MSC Career Fair | Military Sealift Command

The following is a youtube clip describing MSC life.


Maritime Careers - Military Sealift Command - YouTube

The opportunity is there. Will you take it? Will you go for it?
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Old 09-05-2011, 03:11 PM
 
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Way to go.....if just one person follows up and lands a job...you will have made a difference in the future of Puerto Rico !

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Old 09-05-2011, 04:40 PM
 
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Way to go.....if just one person follows up and lands a job...you will have made a difference in the future of Puerto Rico !

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Gemstone1
There are plenty of jobs out there to be had. . .and plenty of them. To find them, one must look beyond conventional sources of employment, and conventional 9am to 5pm type jobs. It's a matter of how desperate one is, and how bad does one want a promising job with career opportunities.

I'm in my 50's and gainfully employed in a very very secure line of work. Nonetheless, I decided to contact an MSC recruiter last year, just out of curiosity. After discussing my background and qualifications he assured me I'd be hired the next day if I applied. Should I ever find myself without work, I know exactly where to find a secure and promising line of work with a future. It is extremely satisfying and reassuring to know that one's skills are in high demand, regardless of a bad economy or recession.

One of the best things about MSC is that they provide on-the-job training (OJT) and schooling for anyone ambitious enough to pursue it. If you want it bad enough, it's there for you.

Gemstone, doing something for others is very satisfying and a worthy endeavor. I'm sure you bring something to the table that others can benefit from. I encourage you to do the same.

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Old 09-05-2011, 09:41 PM
 
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chacho_keva...

your message is on target, however you're preachin' to the choir on this forum.....somehow your message has to get to that portion of the population that is too busy loafin' to to look for a job or to take the time to read a newspaper or listen to the news. With the high use of cell phones, maybe Facebook is the best way to spread the word to the younger generation....

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Gemstone1
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Old 09-06-2011, 11:16 AM
 
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BTW, here's the correct job's fair link in Hato Rey:

MSC Career Fair | Military Sealift Command
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