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Are you concerned with how a potential recession would affect your family?

A lot 0.22192525775588 22.2% [ 23914 ]
A little 0.2039496274024 20.4% [ 21977 ]
Vaguely 0.096188646677246 9.6% [ 10365 ]
Not At all 0.060924116298709 6.1% [ 6565 ]
Hadn't thought about it 0.24323245821617 24.3% [ 26210 ]
I'm way too rich to care 0.033297140788997 3.3% [ 3588 ]
OOHH EEEE AHHH 0.1404827528606 14.0% [ 15138 ]
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Elviiee generated a random number between 345 and 10876473 ... 1976359!

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We're already past a recession

So it can only get better from here


OBAMA !! <3
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(long post ahead)

It seems to me that the people who are suffering a lot at this time are the fresh-out-of-school people who do not yet have work experience.
When I first entered college, I chose to major in biology. I earned a bachelor's degree and then a master's degree. But I was unable to get accepted into a PhD program. And biology is a degree that you can't do much with unless you train to the level of PhD. You might be able to become a biology teacher, but if you want to become a biologist (as I did) you really need a PhD degree. And even if you have a PhD degree... getting a job as a biologist is difficult even when the economy is good. And now, at this time, it's almost impossible.
Since biology didn't work out for me, I then decided to get a degree in medical laboratory science. A much more in-demand field. And even with this new training... I was job searching for over a year before I finally found a place to work. I feel like I just barely made it. If my job search had dragged out much longer, I think people would not want to hire me because my experience is not fresh.
So, these are indeed difficult times when you try to get a job in an in-demand field and it's still hard to do so.
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Hmm i haven't thought about it.
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I am worried: next year I start university and not in my city, it can be a problem.
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A lot - my internship pays crap, but it was the best I could get. Nobody will hire me full time.
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a little. We can only do so much.
Agreed.
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sweatdrop I'm sweating it

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