Jilara (jilara) wrote,
Jilara
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My friend at Sun was right... And the truth about jobs...

He said a layoff was rumored for this week. I just heard 3300 jobs.

Those new job figures from the administration might not be so rosy. It seems that the growth was mostly in the service sector. (Yep, we can retrain those engineers and programmers.) Growth in areas like Indian gaming and tourism are also big. Job growth, yeah, lies, damned lies, and statistics, if you ask me.

I also read a report that said Silicon Valley was the third-toughest place to find work in the nation.
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