Tuesday, December 19, 2006
Anyone who's been following the housing industry can tell you what's in the wind. Andersen Windows, long known as a very generous local employer given to handing out four- and five-figure Christmas bonuses to even its lowliest workers, was handing out pink slips this month to hundreds of employees. And they're not alone in doing so.
There was an article in the Strib this week about how certain jobs are going begging in the state (this is a stub; the original dead-tree version of this article was more extensive). But not all (or even most, I reckon) of these jobs are good for long-term employment with benefits, or pay wages commensurate with the expensive training needed to qualify for them.
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