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Proud_American 34 points ago

May I ask what sector you’re in?

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BuddyTheWonderDog [S] 52 points ago

Healthcare sales, believe it or not. Since facilities are on lockdown my bosses were baffled as to why my pipeline suddenly stalled. The two people that handle business development and client service were deemed 'non essential' and we are out of a job effective Monday. Small business and our field operations are in the trenches but still...I was hoping they would hang in there a couple more weeks until things settle down a bit.

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Proud_American 34 points ago

Our small businesses are shells. Hallow to the core.

They’re cracking us one by one as they pick the winners and losers. Literally.

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Captain_Triips 32 points ago

There are shortages of everything from band aids to ventialtors with $Bs being spent to buy them and you got laid off because your idiot company could not find anything for business development to do?

fucking General Motors is selling respirators

they did you a favor, home boy

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squanchingonpao 19 points ago

I work in DME and we are seeing shortages trickle down to everything. We have been absolutely booming and hitting record sales the past 2 months but I am worried that the supply chain is going to hault and soon we won't be able to source any products.

People on r/politics can't fathom this situation and just want everyone to stay at home and magically order from amazon anything they want. They really are helpless fucks

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Bmorepirate 12 points ago

Biggest problem with everyone who thinks "lives matter more than the economy"

Wake up, fucktards, lives run on the economy.

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patriotic-noodle 7 points ago

I'm so sick of hearing people wish the economy would be shut down. People are more ignorant than I ever thought. They literally think they will be paid for sitting at home indefinitely in their PJs and just watching Netflix.

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accountable 3 points ago

Hard to know what a lot of people "think". By their actions it seems to be "not much & not often".

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BuddyTheWonderDog [S] 13 points ago

I'm starting to think that too.

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AslanFan 6 points ago

Amen...EXACTLY what I was thinking.

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Proud_American 2 points ago

The company was sales related. Not production. What sales are the developers going to develop if there’s no product?

Might as well ask them to shove a square peg in a round hole.

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Captain_Triips 2 points ago

you don't think GM is getting paid out the wazoo ?

if BD was competent they could find similar opportunities with companies that could convert their existing products into needed supplies

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BasedMedicalDoctor 12 points ago

Will they hire you back?

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BuddyTheWonderDog [S] 21 points ago

Possibly. I'm awaiting the separation papers, which were promised me by EOB today. This left a bad taste in my mouth though...

I have a good emergency fund, pantry and fridge are stocked (from normal purchases, not panic buying or hoarding!), pets are current on vaccinations and in good health, vehicles are paid off. I'll take this time to find something better, volunteer, hike with the dogs, catch up on reading...

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redd_i_ter 12 points ago

Emergency fund? Dave Ramsey? That and the paid off vehicles. Just curious.

Also, sorry for your job loss, but blessing in disguise and all that...

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the_big_cheef 8 points ago

That’s just sound finance my friend

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BladderBeerPoopin 4 points ago

It works.

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Malsikcuf 8 points ago

It certainly does! I’m on Step 2 at $9.7k from $40k in the last 7 months. This whole situation, where businesses will go out of business without 2 weeks of cash flow? did they not learn from 08/09? the businesses that survived were the ones with CASH. Every business says Cash is King, but they have debt in it’s place.

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OGTD1 2 points ago

Which makes you wonder when no one else is allowed to fail why are we doing it the correct way?!?!

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OGTD1 4 points ago

It really do. Only have a mortgage and working on that.

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redd_i_ter 2 points ago

Same here.

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DropGat 4 points ago (edited)

Absolutely start looking at other work options immediately,you have all the proof you need of how they viewed you/their workers.Even here on the Donald, there was the guy a while back who owned a Cattle Ranch & employed a couple of Pede's who posted they were sacked from their construction jobs because of the shutdowns.

He gave them work till Xmas & full board & keep thrown in as he had decided to use the business tax breaks & incentives to under go major industrial building works & expansion on their properties & to maximize the use of people who had been laid off so it benefited everyone .

One of the construction guys was the BIL of a Pede who told him of the opportunity & his sister had just had a baby at Xmas ,they were shattered when he was laid off from the job he had for 5 years & then he was able to take up the job offer within 10 days of being laid off,it was a huge relief for them .

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Vegans4Trump 9 points ago

Yo. My boyfriend works as a programmer at a health insurance sales company. They might be looking for remote workers, if you want I can ask him to put in a recommendation.

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JustHereForTheSalmon 9 points ago

Elective surgeries are a big cash cow for the healthcare sector, so I totally believe it.

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Brucesky420 6 points ago

Did you get laid off with any kind of like "we'll hire you back asap"?

That's what my boss did, he laid everyone off and said "you will all be hired as soon as we can get up and running again" which was reassuring, but this shit better not drag on for months. It's a pretty small business to be fair, and most of us have been there for 7+ years, so it's a bit of a different situation. I wish you the best man, we'll all get through this and the economy will come back stronger than ever in the end.

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Bax101 6 points ago

Apply for Arthrex in Naples, Florida. They're hiring.

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Johnfox13 4 points ago

Nonessential jobs huh? What about government? Does that mean they should shut down too?

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UpTrump 4 points ago

Fucking sucks how the governor decides who gets laid off by arbitrarily deeming things "essential"

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Thingthing22 2 points ago

Please make sure that company is held accountable. The payroll loans (including overhead such as sales) are suppose to be something that holds companies accountable. Don't let them get a loan for being douches.

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schiff_for_brains 2 points ago

I work in healthcare tech. My contract was to end soon but they asked me to take on some preparedness stuff. Good luck trying to sell anything that isn’t virus related right now. The few drug reps I know are basically locked out from their customers right now. At least you aren’t walking around a Petri dish with a mask all day.

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gregariousbarbarian 1 point ago

Medicare?

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WizKidJohnQ 31 points ago

It happened to me after 9/11 with no savings plus a wife and newborn daughter. We ended up having to crash in my sister's spare bedroom for a bit.

While it was rough for a while, it did turn out really well for me. We moved out of LA to Houston doubled my salary and moved into a wonderful community for my family.

Best of luck and prayers to you on your future.

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BuddyTheWonderDog [S] 12 points ago

Thank you. I'm hoping to make the best of the situation.

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OhLollyLollyPop 6 points ago

A lot of companies are hiring. Amazon, all major grocery chains, HD, Target, etc. It might be less than your usual salary, but it would probably pay basic bills. Amazon is hiring a lot of IT people.

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texascpa 5 points ago

As much as I hate the heat, the job market and cost of living in Houston area is just too good to leave.

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UpTrump 4 points ago

I'm thinking of Houston, Mr. Texas CPA! I have my reservations though, because I've heard it's sort of a shitty place. How do you feel about it?

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HungNavySeal300Kills 4 points ago

It's a massive city the size of US states. You can find anything there.

You can drive 85mph through the city and half the people are strapped. Also the car lifestyle tones it all down.

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mishaclara 1 point ago

Can confirm... name checks out lol

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WizKidJohnQ 1 point ago

Luckily, I got transferred to a small Midwestern town after two years in Houston. My commute is 5 minutes with no lights. Sometimes, I have to pinch myself to believe my good fortune.

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jasper_db1 24 points ago

Sorry to hear, Pede. Great idea to volunteer for DJT while off.

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MAGAMonster 23 points ago

I'd say its an even better idea to volunteer in Joe Biden's campaign, and ProjectVeritas him.

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FuckReddit4545 7 points ago

I can only hope we have a pede or two behind enemy lines documenting all the insanity they are planning for November. Did Bernie ever fire those gulag guys from his campaign?

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jasper_db1 5 points ago

probably promoted him to his super elite steering committee.

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de9ebkmd7 6 points ago

Having seen Biden I wonder if Biden himself is a Veritas insider.

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Malsikcuf 4 points ago

I like the way you think.

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BeOne420 18 points ago

Stay strong sucks but stay active too a rut is easy to get in but hard to get out

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FuckReddit4545 9 points ago

Luckily this probably won't hurt his chances at re-hire or a new job completely. Everyone knows times are tough right now and being laid off shouldn't be a big deal to those hiring once this is all over.

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BoughtByBloomberg 14 points ago

Sure, also look into if your employer takes out a loan or not. I think there was a stipulation that the loans can't be given out if they fired anyone past 13th of March.

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JustHereForTheSalmon 9 points ago

Thanks to the Demonrats, all of it is still in limbo.

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BoughtByBloomberg 5 points ago

It'll get through and will still apply retroactively to March 13th. I mean if you LIKE your employers and it's not a dick thing like those scumbags who are cutting cables and evicting people then maybe just volunteer for a bit and move on.

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HTTP_404 10 points ago

Best to you in the future. Helping Trump win might ensure a good outcome!

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BuddyTheWonderDog [S] 5 points ago

Thanks. Like others have said - I would crawl through a vat of coronavirus to vote for Trump in November. I should put some energy into helping him get re-elected!

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IncredibleMrE1 9 points ago

Sorry to hear that, pede. Best of luck in the job hunt... Good use of your newfound free time!

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PeePeePooPooTrain 8 points ago

This would be extremely selfless and moving if you did so. Plus i hear the liberal tears' futures market keeps going up and you can harvest those onsite if you go door to door

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remember1776 8 points ago

Damn I'm very sorry to hear that. The stimulus bill got passed, help is on the way

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ciaramella_is_gay 8 points ago

Sorry to hear, I hope we get this economy turned back on soon and you can be back in a job, even if it's not the same one as before.

I think volunteering for DJT would be fantastic and to be honest, a great networking opportunity. Meeting like minded Americans who value hard work will always lead to something good, I'm hoping things turn around for you quickly.

Take care and be safe.

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BuddyTheWonderDog [S] 4 points ago

Thank you! I actually helped register new voters in the summer of 2016 while volunteering at the county Republican office. We gave out yard signs and stickers - it was great fun. Trump did 2 fantastic rallies in our city in Ohio. I've moved since then and need to investigate how to get involved in our new city. You are absolutely correct, though - could be a great networking opportunity

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Oda_nicullah 7 points ago

Keep your head up. This too shall pass

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Kielo2 6 points ago

Thought you said, I just got laid! I was going to say way to go!

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DisrespectfulNipples 5 points ago

My boss fired me the day before the workforce shutdown in NYC so I couldn't claim unemployment. I was sitting on the subway like Arthur Fleck just angry and miserable. I'm still going to file but first I have to apply this makeup.

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OhLollyLollyPop 2 points ago

Every msjor big box company is hiring. Amazon is hiring IT people. 100,000 of them.

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de9ebkmd7 2 points ago

How would this stop you from claiming unemployment? Things will get better. Maybe time to leave NYC.

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MustangManny 2 points ago

After that, if things get worse maybe hire some henchmen, and do some freelancing.

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MuricMAN 5 points ago

Pede-

You wouldn’t happen to be near:

  • Spokane, Wa
  • Hurricane, UT
  • Lowell, MI -Danville, VA

I work for a food manufacturer and not only are we operating we are hiring! 100% employee owned and 100% USA based. We offer good health coverage, a living wage, and a great retirement!

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BuddyTheWonderDog [S] 3 points ago

Unfortunately, no - I'm in the midwest. I greatly appreciate the kind thoughts. Hopefully a worthy patriot will see this and reach out to you!

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MuricMAN 2 points ago

No sweat. I made a post about us hiring and I’m will to personally speak with any pede who needs a job and can vouch for then to HR. It didn’t get traction sadly, but I think it would be cool to have a section or flair on this site to delineate if we can help people with employment etc during this time

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DropGat 2 points ago

Absolutey agree l posted earlier on a couple of Pedes getting work off here after posting about being laid of a while ago .Here is part of the post -

Even here on the Donald, there was the guy a while back who owned a Cattle Ranch & employed a couple of Pede's who posted they were sacked from their construction jobs because of the shutdowns.

He gave them work till Xmas & full board & keep thrown in as he had decided to use the business tax breaks & incentives to under go major industrial building works & expansion on their properties & to maximize the use of people who had been laid off so it benefited everyone .

One of the construction guys was the BIL of a Pede who told him of the opportunity & his sister had just had a baby at Xmas ,they were shattered when he was laid off from the job he had for 5 years & then he was able to take up the job offer within 10 days of being laid off,it was a huge relief for them .

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VickiKAG 2 points ago

I am interested! Vicki

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MuricMAN 2 points ago

Vicki-

Awesome!

look through our available postings here: https://www.litehousefoods.com/careers

If something sparks your interest, let me know and I can answer questions etc, and if you apply let me know for which position and where, along with your first and last name and I can go straight to HR!

EDIT:

We can also Connect and communicate VIA linkedin if PM/IM is unavailable on this platform

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VickiKAG 2 points ago

Thanks!

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BoricuaPede 4 points ago

Not a criticism or a pat myself on the back in any way, but this is why I went into private practice. No one can lay me off except God and my own self. Look into starting your own bizz, pede.

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Choppermagic 4 points ago

Sorry to hear. When this thing passes, people are going to bounce back big i think and appreciate being able to buy things, work, and go out and socialize.

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MAGAnic316 4 points ago

God bless you and yours friend 🇺🇸

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cccpneveragain 4 points ago

That's a great idea really. Anything to keep you busy will help keep your head clear. It's not like you can job hunt all day long.

Another thought, if you're interacting with other MAGA people and doing good work, they may have connections or contacts to get you back to work. It's obviously not guaranteed but you're essentially advertising your skills and work ethic to others with the same mindset.

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AenAllAin 3 points ago

For all those laid off, on-hold, under suspension! Never forget to thank Obama, Pelosi, the Democrats, and the Progressive/Socialist/Globalists every day!

  • Thank you for Open Borders!

  • Thank you for Chinese Economic Dependency!

  • Thank you for fighting against the Border Wall, Travel Bans, and better Trade Agreements!

And most of all...

  • Thank you for (trying to) turn(ing) Trump's Economy back into Obama's Economy!
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FLIBS 3 points ago

Sorry to hear, good luck out there. You should volunteer; helps the cause and a good way to network.

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Jcholl9 3 points ago

Sounds good Pede and maybe you can volunteer and later as a Poll Watcher?

Volunteer whether they want you or not...

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VaPnut 3 points ago

If your employer is laying people off they will not qualify for the zero interest loans they will not have to pay back if they don't lay employees off. Keep a eye on them

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faxinator 3 points ago

NICE, DUDE! You just got laid! Awesome, man... I was ...

Oh shit. You said "laid off".

Sorry.

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coldfusion718 3 points ago

Sorry to hear that. I think I'm about to get laid off this week or next week.

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Vests123 3 points ago

Really sorry to hear this.

Volunteering would be a great thing to do while looking for a new job.

Good luck to you...hopefully it won't be too long and the economy starts moving along once this all passes.

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magabirdlady 3 points ago

Awe sorry to hear this pede..You sound like you have a good attitude and will be ok..Hopefully President Trump will get things under control soon and the economy will get back on track..Hugs and Prayers for you...:)

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not_a_shill 3 points ago

Couldnt hurt. and then when you apply somewhere else technically you have no gap.

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FuckReddit4545 3 points ago

Sorry to hear that pede, you'll find something soon! I'm fortunate enough to be deemed essential so I've actually picked up hours during this whole thing. Sad seeing empty streets while everyone hides away during this media induced panic.

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AslanFan 3 points ago

God bless and prayers for you and your future!

While you're looking, volunteering for GEOTUS sounds like a major WIN!

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Joeret 3 points ago

It would be a great way to network!

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FluffiPuff 2 points ago

Hugs for you, my fren. We are all in this together <3

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LukaDoncic 2 points ago

I signed up to help although I work for the government right now...

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spaceforceltc 2 points ago

Or volunteer for the local Democrat office and do a James O'keefe operation.

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DonaldsTrump 2 points ago

Anybody know of jobs in Utah right now..? Not fired yet but might as well be how dead everything is.

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Elanea32 2 points ago

Check out this post from upthread:

MuricMAN 4 points 5 hours ago Pede- You wouldn’t happen to be near: Spokane, Wa Hurricane, UT Lowell, MI -Danville, VA I work for a food manufacturer and not only are we operating we are hiring! 100% employee owned and 100% USA based. We offer good health coverage, a living wage, and a great retirement!

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DonaldsTrump 1 point ago

Kiiinda close to one of those! I'll shoot him a DM. Thank man!

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tankmanban 2 points ago

Yes.

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American-Patriot 2 points ago

Anyone know of any engineering companies that are currently hiring in this current economic climate? I am looking for a new engineering job, as I was recently furloughed indefinitely. Still a relative rookie with 2 years experience.

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HattrickPenfree 3 points ago

Are you an “ee”? Depending where you’re at,I know a great company.

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American-Patriot 2 points ago

ME, from So Cal, but willing to move.

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HattrickPenfree 3 points ago

Have offices in Texas, Ohio, NY upstate, VA. Pm me

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HattrickPenfree 3 points ago

SRC, inc. based out of Syracuse. Have some manufacturing, worth contacting. https://srcinc.com/

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LugNuts 2 points ago

Run for local office too.

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Rothbard 2 points ago

Good idea. Good for networking.

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MerlynTrump 2 points ago

I wonder if you could get a job working on the campaign?

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67Vert 2 points ago

I've been praying for our country and everyone like you that are affected. I wish the best for you and for family and will continue to pray for all of us.

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doctorhillbilly 2 points ago

Stay strong pede

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DearCow 2 points ago

Wish I were American!!!!!

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Luvmyhub75 2 points ago

Sorry to hear that! 🙏🏽

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rbobjones69 2 points ago

And donate the extra $600 in unemployment? Good man!

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knowIdotruth 2 points ago

That, and post your heart out on .win, winner

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Slash78 2 points ago

Good on you for taking it positively..

I've seen enough morons on Twitter today whining about not getting enough in their checks to choke a pony. Especially people who work as it is; that's beyond irritating.

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Spacedigit 2 points ago

You should do it and take the high energy from this site as the fuel to run on! If you got the Big Man's ear you could show our support every day!

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RohdKill_PA71 2 points ago

armyoftrump.com

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NYCforTrump 2 points ago

I told my 70 year-old in-laws who are staying at home to register to make phone calls for Trump.

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Smegmaless2 2 points ago

That's a great idea

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RegularReplacement 2 points ago

Genius! Give this man a coat!

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pastaroni 2 points ago

DO IT! spez: Very sorry to hear that, pede.

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Kekception 2 points ago

I’m sorry pede. You are not alone. Please continue to stay occupied.

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PotentialWizard 2 points ago

Sounds like fun.

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USA1 2 points ago

Seriously do it (when you can). You'll find other hardworking individuals like yourself - and obviously like minded.

Dont go searching for another job, but mingle...you never know who or what opportunity will find you.

Dont just sit at home. (Corona virus guidelines pending)

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OhLollyLollyPop 2 points ago

So sorry, pede. Write your D politicians for your state and let them know what you think about their Socialist policies that are screwing up aid for the economy.

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Bratts99 2 points ago

I wish i could upvote this with my old ipad2 :-/

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K-Harbour 2 points ago

BuddyTheWonderDog —- this May become a life changer for you. A lot of heavy hitters in the Trump volunteer pool. You might get noticed and discovered.

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txladyvoter 1 point ago

OANN

to social distancing so important. Such an important phrase & we do it right now the more lives we can save & get people back to work school normal. Lg sections can go back much sooner we're looking at that also. Absolutely an alternative. Major disas declarations for NY CA WA IA LA TX FL.

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MakeAmericaVapeAgain 1 point ago

so sorry to hear but i love your attitude. you actually got me a little curious about it too

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trump_lsd -1 points ago

Don’t worry bro, half this site says it’s just the flu, so you’ll prob be ok!