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10:10 AM on 01/04/13 
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thesinkingship
this boat is obviously sinking
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Unemployment is currently 7.8% which is interestingly enough the current rate in the U.K.
10:37 AM on 01/04/13 
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9/10 times you find a job here by knowing someone or having some type of "in". I have friends with masters degrees who are really having trouble finding an entry level job. You need to make yourself stand out in some type of way. If you have money saved up, move here and look. Stop by businesses in person and hand them your resume. Make an impression. But rest assured, if you do that, it's a full time job in and of itself. And it'll most likely require more energy than any job that comes of it. It's exhausting.



I'll bite. What's your degree in? Only reason I ask is because you seem like an asshole and I want to see if you fit any funny stereotypes.

Yeah i guessed as much. I'll keep looking and hope that anything comes up. It's obviously not an ideal time to be looking for work right out of university, but I'll just have to get on with it! Cheers dude.
11:57 PM on 01/04/13 
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I moved from Reading over to Boston last September and managed to get a job at GameStop. Within a year, I've been promoted twice and am now an assistant store manager.

You'll find the accent helps A LOT when trying to find a job. It certainly helped me out.
09:08 AM on 01/05/13 
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I moved from Reading over to Boston last September and managed to get a job at GameStop. Within a year, I've been promoted twice and am now an assistant store manager.

You'll find the accent helps A LOT when trying to find a job. It certainly helped me out.

I'm confused - how did you manage that one? Are you marrying someone from the US and on some fiance Visa?
07:23 PM on 01/05/13 
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I moved from Reading over to Boston last September and managed to get a job at GameStop. Within a year, I've been promoted twice and am now an assistant store manager.

You'll find the accent helps A LOT when trying to find a job. It certainly helped me out.

Totally true.
07:38 PM on 01/05/13 
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I'm confused - how did you manage that one? Are you marrying someone from the US and on some fiance Visa?

I married a girl from here 4 years ago. It took 3 years for the visa to come through. I finally moved here last September and got the job in October. It was the best thing that ever happened to me, marriage not included.
07:43 PM on 01/05/13 
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I moved from Reading over to Boston last September and managed to get a job at GameStop. Within a year, I've been promoted twice and am now an assistant store manager.

You'll find the accent helps A LOT when trying to find a job. It certainly helped me out.

And this whole time I've been trying to get rid of mine............
12:12 AM on 01/06/13 
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Jenajena
Jena ≈ Gina.
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Las Vegas is a great place to live. It's not extremely expensive, and is only a few hour drive away from California (which is expensive, but a fun place to visit). I would suggest not living TOO close to the strip, though. There are nicer areas of LV to live in, and they're cheaper.

Also, you could try applying in marketing departments of the hotels and businesses here. Even if jobs are scarce, your degree could help.
12:18 AM on 01/06/13 
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Would not recommend living in Las Vegas, but hey, to each their own I suppose. I just really really wouldn't. Too hot, too old, too much white trash and everything is dead. Maybe it's just what I notice.

Although I do agree the marketing there could have opportunity because of the hotels and endless shows, at least for a starter position, so you win some you lose some. Chicago like others said is also a big place for marketing and advertising businesses.
12:23 AM on 01/06/13 
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Jenajena
Jena ≈ Gina.
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Would not recommend living in Las Vegas, but hey, to each their own I suppose. I just really really wouldn't. Too hot, too old, too much white trash and everything is dead. Maybe it's just what I notice.

Although I do agree the marketing there could have opportunity because of the hotels and endless shows, at least for a starter position, so you win some you lose some. Chicago like others said is also a big place for marketing and advertising businesses.

I see where you're coming from. I understand that some of the town is pretty old, but most neighborhoods are pretty new. Especially the Aliante area, which is far from Old Las Vegas.

The white trash thing, I'm not following as much. But we all have different experiences I suppose.

Oh, and I personally don't mind the weather. Yeah, it's hot in the summer, but at least our winters aren't too cold. And it isn't humid, which is something I hate about New York summers.



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