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I was "downsized" on January 11th, and have been dutifully searching for
a new job. They are very rare here in Massachusetts (the subject of
Yesterday I had to attend some sort of session at the Department of
Employment and Training (i.e. the unemployment office). There were about
10 of us in the room, and nobody knew why we were "selected." We found
out at the start of the session. Apparently when we first filed a claim
and they took all our information, either our job title or our industry
was flagged as being on a downward trend.
WHAT? HUH? Okay, I've read enough to know that's not entirely true. I
have to believe it's because my last job was as a tech writer for an
engineering company, and there were actually 5 people from engineering
companies. But gee, way to motivate people to go find a job.
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