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Old 11-19-2012, 10:56 PM
Leaffan Leaffan is offline
Join Date: Aug 2005
Linkedin: I can tell when my comrades are suddenly unemployed

The economy sucks.

Increasingly I see updated profiles on Linkedin that state "Experienced blah... blah... blah... instead of an actual job title. I feel for my comrades in electronics manufacturing. I was fortunate enough to escape to a completely different career 3 years ago. But for those left behind, and particularly those my age, it's a terrible, horrible situation. Electronics manufacturing used to be exciting, and most OEMs made their own equipment. Now it's off-shored to China and Mexico, etc.

I feel for my brethren in electronics manufacturing. An industry I cut my teeth on and know inside out and backwards. It was a really good career 20 years ago, and now it's pretty much dried up.

I never thought I'd see the day.
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