What's the job market like?

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    What's the job market like?

    Have a 48 year old native English speaking Caucasian friend with a PhD, permanent residency and lots of work experience but he cannot find a job paying more than $15k. Any suggestions other than becoming a NET? It seems all the jobs these days require Eng, Canto and PTH.
    Do you have any career or business suggestions?

    Last edited by mrsmith; 16-09-2012 at 08:56 AM.

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    If you told us what "work experience" then maybe appropriate suggestions could be made.


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    What's the job market like? Full of buyers and sellers.

    Anyway jokes aside there are some NET's around. Pay is good I believe but leave it for them to provide some details.

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    Really?! Perhaps there is a bit of age discrimination at play? Also, what is the PhD in?


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    A job 'other than being a NET' would require some experience beyond education, especially at the age of 48. Any more info?

    And is he ruling out teaching full stop or just at schools?

    Last edited by justjoe86; 18-09-2012 at 05:00 PM.

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    Perhaps he should try a head hunter. Any recommendations?

    Last edited by mrsmith; 22-09-2012 at 10:12 AM.

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    I don't understand why you won't say in what industry he has "lots of work experience" ? You might get some helpful responses then.


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    phd as a pretty huge dick or the degree?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mat
    phd as a pretty huge dick or the degree?

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    interesting! this post is completely irrelevant yet so amusing.