Christmas Wish: A Job

Christmas Wish: A Job

There are 5 comments on the WZZM Grand Rapids story from Dec 4, 2007, titled Christmas Wish: A Job. In it, WZZM Grand Rapids reports that:

Walker - There's only one thing Ken Montoya wants for Christmas: a job. The Belmont man recently moved to West Michigan from Phoenix to be closer to family.

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Pittsburgh, PA

#1 Dec 4, 2007
Hey thats what I want for Christmas too!
I even have that higher education they are talking about, but apparently masters degrees aren't that impressive anymore.
candy bella jr

United States

#2 Dec 4, 2007
His 1st mistake was coming to Michigan. Someone should have told him that we are all fighting for the few jobs that [email protected] has not run out of here.
I think [email protected] should hire us all. We can cater her fancy meals, wash her limo, style her hair and do her nails, laundry etc... the list goes on and on.
Good luck at the job fairs. The companies that use job fairs are seeking minimum wage workers.

Since: Jun 07

Location hidden

#3 Dec 4, 2007
What was this guy thinking? Doesn't he watch or read the news? Move to Michigan to get a job????? What's he going to do next, take a vacation in Florida to go skiing????
He should have stayed in Phoenix and moved his family there, they would have all been better off.

Grand Rapids, MI

#4 Dec 5, 2007
The only available jobs are in low-wage retail or customer service. It's so bad in Michigan that the only reason people are coming INTO this state, rather than leaving, is for the extensive welfare benefits. How strange is that? We have the highest jobless rate in the nation, but give more money to freeloaders. Nice, huh? Thanks, Granholm!

Battle Creek, MI

#5 Dec 13, 2007
There are NO jobs in Michigan. The only jobs around are ones that you have to quit due to bad owners that are verbally abusive both in the work place and in their own homes and then they bad reference you so you cannot get another job due to their own personal problems. I know this to be true because I am going thru this problem myself. Been unemployed for a year now and the ex boss has "black listed" me so now I am loosing my house because he says I am a "hot head" which is far from the truth. I left because I couldn't take him treating everyone so bad but yet he is says it's me. He won't take any responsibility whatsoever.
Am gonna be homeless because he is revenging me not putting up with his yelling and screaming and no one could do anything right in his eyes.

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