Young Professionals at a Premium in R...

Young Professionals at a Premium in Rural Areas

There are 4 comments on the ArkansasBusiness.com story from Sep 24, 2012, titled Young Professionals at a Premium in Rural Areas. In it, ArkansasBusiness.com reports that:

With national unemployment at 8.3 percent and the statewide rate at 7.3 percent, it's easy to believe that there must be thousands of young professionals desperate for jobs all across the state.

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Cal_Q_Lator

Mountain View, AR

#1 Oct 16, 2012
Boo hoo. Many of these businesses got rid of their older, more expensive employees, years ago. They replaced them with less expensive younger workers. Surprise! The younger workers moved away to work their way up the financial ladder. Now these short sighted businesses wonder how they will fill these positions, and still pay such low wages. Whaaa. Screw them.

“Flying Spaghetti Monster”

Since: Nov 11

Stone County, Arkansas

#2 Oct 17, 2012
What businesses are you referring to?
Cal_Q_Lator

Mountain View, AR

#3 Oct 19, 2012
I was referring to the news article above.

“Flying Spaghetti Monster”

Since: Nov 11

Stone County, Arkansas

#4 Oct 20, 2012
Young upwardly mobile professionals like accountants and financial analysts are not going to head to the rural countryside as a first priority. Pay scales are not competitive compared to larger urban areas. I am not sure I believe the banks and financial institutions of our rural areas deliberately sacked their veteran employees. That is something Wal-Mart is more guilty of.

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