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Posted 6 years ago on Feb. 17, 2014, 7:13 p.m. EST by MattLHolck (16833) from San Diego, CA
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As a matter of fact, you'd be surprised if you take a metropolitan, big city newspaper, the Sunday edition, where they run all the classified ads, even today with 10 million unemployed—there were 10 percent unemployed—even today you will find that those Sunday editions—the Washington paper, the New York papers, Pittsburgh, Los Angeles—you will find those papers will carry as many as 50 and 60 pages of help wanted ads. But when you read them, you realize that these are employers advertising for people, and the people that are presently unemployed do not have the skills and the training for those jobs. This is why what we're doing at the Federal level, one of our programs is aimed at retraining for people who are unemployed in these new lines of work. So, there'll be jobs for you.

Ronald Reagon

OH I see my last thread has been hidden

I think that my in ability to get employed may be systematic

and was hoping to show my honest efforts here



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[-] 2 points by elf3 (4100) 6 years ago

Do we need an underground job forum tab on here - for individuals who think like we do and are willing to hire forward thinking Occupiers and revolutionaries? Something for the creative types too who have been left out in the cold in this economy...

[-] 1 points by MattLHolck (16833) from San Diego, CA 6 years ago

a lot websites have a career tab

i don't know if people would post jobs here

[-] 1 points by MattLHolck (16833) from San Diego, CA 6 years ago

I got this in my e-mail

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Wo ho I got $5.40

I can't figure out the password and don't know the security question

for this account

they want my full credit card number

should I give it to them?

PayPal balance: $0.00 USD

My recent activity Payments received Payments sent

View all of my transactions My recent activity - Last 7 days (Feb 10, 2014-Feb 17, 2014)

so when I log on

the $5.50 paypal said I had wasn't there

think someone stole my card number ?

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[-] 1 points by MattLHolck (16833) from San Diego, CA 6 years ago

e-mailing resumes is like effort into a black hole

[-] 1 points by MattLHolck (16833) from San Diego, CA 6 years ago

Anmar Metrology, Inc. is currently seeking quality minded, self-motivated, and customer service oriented individuals to join our technical team.


Minimum 3 years calibration experience Proficiency in use of Test Equipment Professional Attitude Team player

Previous experience with General Purpose Test Equipment and/or Bio-technical Test Equipment is preferred. This includes, but is not limited to:

Oscilloscopes Multimeters Power Supplies Temperature Devices Pressure Devices PH Meters Centrifuges Balances

Anmar Metrology, Inc. is a long established, well-respected provider of Calibration Services in Southern California. We understand that providing the proper training, equipment, and resources to our technicians is crucial to our goal of supplying our clients with quality services resulting in long customer retention and low employee turnover.

We require honest, ethical behavior from our employees and reward them accordingly. In return, our customers have rewarded us with loyal, long-term relationships that we sincerely appreciate.

While we do have trainee positions open up from time to time, this position is for experienced technicians only. Please reply with a resume or brief summary of your qualifications along with your salary history.

Anmar Metrology, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and provides full benefit packages to our employees.


Hi, I have worked years running SPAWAR optic laboratories and would be proud to keep your systems in perfect alignment.

I could do this

[-] 1 points by MattLHolck (16833) from San Diego, CA 6 years ago

General Engineering & Research (GE&R) is a rapidly growing nanotechnology R&D company in San Diego, California that has an immediate opening for a development engineer. The successful applicant will help develop and commercialize new nanoparticle products. GE&R offers all full time employees an excellent benefits package. Salary is commensurate with background and experience.


what products ?

[-] 1 points by MattLHolck (16833) from San Diego, CA 6 years ago

Engineer I:

Bachelor's Degree or equivalent. Entry level to 2 years experience in relevant marine field. Must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Effective decision maker requiring some guidance on occasions.Requires ability to work in office environment, go aboard ship during construction, climb ladders, work throughout yard as required, and participate in Sea Trials when required. Work will generally be confined to a clean office environment but will at times, require participation in dusty, dirty, areas. Is paid for formally structured and scheduled overtime, but is not paid for casual overtime. May be rotated to other departments for professional development. Perform Design analysis and support calculations for engineering product development. Develop designs for one or more designated systems including diagrams and related BOMs using CAD/CAM system.Provides assistance to Cognizant Engineers.Assist in analysis of tests, trials, and other experiments such as: noise surveys, vibration surveys, machinery signatures, and shaft alignment surveys.Assist in the preparation of Purchase Specifications and Test Memos.Communicates effectively with internal and external customers, including Owners and Vendors, in design related matters.Participates effectively in problem resolution teams.Demonstrates professional and business skill aptitude.Demonstrates engineering ability and basic knowledge and a professional career aptitude.Other responsibilities and duties as assigned.


I have automated laser laboratories and observed 3 dimensional noise analysis through Fourier break down with SPAWAR. I am confident in my ability to under stand the dynamics of a coherent structure and map problems though detected detected vibrations.

I have washed dishes many years and enjoy hard work.

[-] 0 points by MattLHolck (16833) from San Diego, CA 6 years ago

I heard 1 job for every 3 people looking

that's pretty good? - means you don't need me

it is not my job to sell myself for nothing

I am not hard to contact

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[-] 0 points by MattLHolck (16833) from San Diego, CA 6 years ago

Laboratory Assistant (Kearny Mesa)

Rapidly growing nanotechnology research and development company has an immediate need for an innovative and self-motivated order laboratory assistant who will excel in a fast-paced start-up environment. The candidate will be responsible for cleaning and organizing laboratory glassware, maintaining inventory of lab supplies and chemicals, and assisting the product team. The position is available immediately and the salary is $12 an hour.


High School Diploma or equivalent degree Ability to multi-task and rapidly learn new skills Clear and professional communicator Enthusiastic, efficient and able to balance multiple responsibilities with little supervision Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Powerpoint) US citizenship or permanent residency

Desired Skills

Previous experience washing scientific glassware Laboratory skills such as weighing, aliquoting, and pipetting Additional science education beyond high school

Application Process

Qualified candidates should apply with a resume and cover letter. The cover letter should include information on how your previous experience relates to the job requirements and your availability. You will not be considered without a cover letter.

About nanoComposix

nanoComposix specializes in the fabrication, characterization, and integration of nanomaterials into products and systems. Our mission is to enable our customers to maximize the potential benefits of nanotechnology through the use of precisely engineered, highly characterized nanomaterials. Our multi-disciplinary technical teams provide method and protocol development, rapid prototyping, integration solutions, and testing services for researchers in aerospace, defense, material science, and biotechnology industries.


Hello my name is Matt Holck and I've worked three years a a laser laboratory where absolute cleanliness is required for optimization of glass. I've cleaned cryogenic chambers though complex baking practices. I have been a dish washer many years and am proud to create a clean working environment.

Matt Holck 885-483 3833

[-] 1 points by MattLHolck (16833) from San Diego, CA 6 years ago

wasn't someone just talking about the middle class blaming the poor for being poor ?

[-] 1 points by shoozTroll (17632) 6 years ago


You misread it.

What I've been saying is.

Union YES!

[-] 0 points by nazihunter (215) 6 years ago

People in small business are delusional. First, they say a couple years special training qualifies them or these jobs. Then, when asked what the jobs pay. They say they pay pretty good. In fact, they pay $10-11/hr. In 1980, it would be a a good job. Today, with all the inflation they've passed over to us, BTW, they call $10/hr good. Those are starter jobs at best. Might as well point out an ad that says we're looking for people who sell themselves short. What your talking about was on 60 minutes. It was insulting then. Now I'd punch the fucker for saying that. In tact, the guy with all the jobs was in NY where $10/hr gets you a pot to piss in. Those employers have STARTER jobs. They just don't want to train, and don't want to admit it. That's how you get wealthy. You make a sucker out of anyone else.

[-] 1 points by MattLHolck (16833) from San Diego, CA 6 years ago

I can't sell myself at all

I'm not interested in cheating anyone

any why it appears that a bot may me filtering my browser content

could someone find out what it wants and where it came from?


[-] 1 points by nazihunter (215) 6 years ago

If you work in a company, from an organization of 5 people to one of thousands, YOU HAVE TO PLAY THE GAME. You will find yourself doing things that you may consider shameful. But, they aren't. They are because if you don't play, your finished. People used to talk of working your way up through the ranks waaayyy back. That doesn't happen anymore. It's the buddy system. You can be virtuous to your own undoing. You will out how evil people can be. There's a few good companies, still, maybe. Keeping aiming at one of the Fortune 500. One of them may eventually have something you like. You know in the 1st week or two, just how a company really is. What they tell you in interview is complete bullshit. If you work for someone else, those are the pitfalls. You may not be able to function. Then you must create your own job.It's take a lot of patience, humility and learning but, it can be done.

[-] 1 points by elf3 (4100) 6 years ago

hmm- this is where I am right now - co-ops and the like are going to have to be the way of the future ... I think we're too bright to live like the baby boomers did... we don't want to sacrifice our existence for a good pension or stuff - we want to keep our dignity and not be worked into oblivion - we want a balance between home and work... believe me I don't want to adopt my backstabbing co-workers as family though now I do spend more time with them than anyone else...it's depressing especially if you're honest and you don't like games... I don't want to prepare myself to go up against Kevin Spacey in House of Cards every day. Work that is meaningless turns you numb and bosses who love to subordinate you beyond what is needed to get the job done should be wrangled up and sent away to a Communist Regime where they would fit right in. We are all adults we don't need to be talked to like children, snapped at or manipulated. Honesty I'm ready to drop out of this 8-5 dreadmill ...please someone tell me how to get off the hamster wheel? I'm sure our generation is going to do things differently when we run the show - do we have to wait that long?

[-] 1 points by nazihunter (215) 6 years ago

No ONE individual can do it. There are countless people who would agree with you. They just need the courage to admit it. To the extent that they don't, the mistakes of the past will compound it, (aka, the boomers). What's worse is any counter-culture of the past that wanted it different have all rolled up and played ball, (Bob Dylan commercial, Superbowl). Very disappointing. Once you're 'suaded and jaded, you're useless. Just keep the diversions going in the meantime or you'll go crazy Also, you can pray a meteor will hit the next Bilderburg meeting. Hah! Peace out!

[-] 2 points by elf3 (4100) 6 years ago

Yes the banks and Bilderburg are running the show I agree - the question is what can we do here now to create our own self-reliance and subvert the system ... how can we get back to community and helping to sustain one another? People on this site all agree on this issue - we're being controlled by those with more power - getting away from that is operating out of their reach ... how do we do that? Crowd-funding... getting off the lending and renting mentality - creating our own self-sustained communities where monopolies aren't allowed to play ball. Boycotting - crowd-funding and nourishing one another. It can be done but we also have to fight to put the reigns back on multi-national monopolies and corporate culture. By their nature corporations are sociopathic - do we really want to live in a system ruled by and where we are reliant on sociopaths? I think we need to focus on creating jobs for one another - living off the grid so to speak - a community of individuals who refuse to play with corporate America and where we are forced to we fight to break their influence and hold. What can we do to make this happen? Communities built for us by us - antiPottersville a Bedford Falls of our own.

[-] 1 points by JGriff99mph (507) 6 years ago

".. how can we get back to community and helping to sustain one another? "

It all starts local, and the only thing you can really do is try to make sure you are doing your part to the best of your ability and still managing to take care of your family and self.

Alinsky broke it up into three parts: The haves, the have nots, and the have a little and dont want to lose what we managed to gets.

The haves have all the political power, every last ounce of it. The entire government structure we have here is nothing more than a corporate fiction.

The have nots are always there to get involved, but there isnt anything that is appealing to them right now.

If its not appealing to the have nots, its sure not going to appeal to the middle class, because they have something to lose if it doesnt work out.

So I guess first and foremost is what would the have nots really respond to? What is a plan of action that would spur excitement and expansion?

The only way to figure that out is to look at it through that side.

[-] 0 points by nazihunter (215) 6 years ago

I really don't know what the answer is. I mean, your ideas are good but they require consensus and the will. Take all the complainers on this forum and see if there's anything any of them can agree on I think landing someone on Pluto will happen first. You see, your idea would require some to give up something. That's when you separate the boys from the men, the girls from the women. In other words, that answer is very difficult. It would be the great subject for a book though!

[-] 1 points by MattLHolck (16833) from San Diego, CA 6 years ago

oh gosh

when I read a company is fortune 500; I want to ignore it

I means it's sort of a sorry name for an angel

[-] 0 points by nazihunter (215) 6 years ago

you're right. it's like 500 channels and nothing on.

[-] 0 points by nazihunter (215) 6 years ago

and don't be so paranoid. Just focus on getting yourself a job. You are a corporation. Get corporating!

[-] 0 points by WSmith (2698) from Cornelius, OR 6 years ago

There are three offices in San Diego: http://www.laborready.com/

You will work the day you show up!

[-] 1 points by MattLHolck (16833) from San Diego, CA 6 years ago

i checked

the pay is around $3/hours when the government offered it

looks like a job temp place

[-] 0 points by MattLHolck (16833) from San Diego, CA 6 years ago
  1. CLAIREMONT MESA 4688 CLAIREMONT MESA BLVD SAN DIEGO, CA 92117 Branch Number: 1595 Phone: 858-273-6082 Fax: 858-273-6040 Email Address: 1595-Br@LaborReady.com Distance: 6.85 miles Get Directions

OK I'll give them a call

[-] -1 points by MattLHolck (16833) from San Diego, CA 6 years ago

survey 9 to 12 monday wednesday

come in for a survey {some sort of test before and can apply)

they have no jobs right now

[-] -1 points by MattLHolck (16833) from San Diego, CA 6 years ago

Bicycle Mechanic / Sales (Pacific Beach) © craigslist - Map data © OpenStreetMap Local Bike Shop in Pacific Beach looking for someone who is enthusiastic, knowledgeable and wants to meet people, create custom bikes and have fun! This company prides itself on providing an exceptionally high level of customer service, if you believe that you have what it takes to help our guests get the right bike and all the gear they need for a great cycling experience then our company is looking for you! We offer a fun work environment, commission and incentives!!!

You will be required to work weekends and holidays.

MUST KNOW HOW TO BUILD AND REPAIR BIKES other critical requirements

  • adjust derailleurs
  • true wheels


Contacted never heard back from them

  • overall comprehensive knowledge of bicycles

To apply please reply to this email with one paragraph about why you are the best fit & COPY & PASTE your resume no attachments


Hourly Rate $8.00 plus commission and incentive program Employee parking available free of charge

[-] -1 points by MattLHolck (16833) from San Diego, CA 6 years ago

gotta love this new solar market

Candidate Must : Have minimum of 1 year solar PV job experience

lying job ad