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The Government Shutdown has finally come to an end. The country is dealing now with over 20 Billion dollars of damage to the economy though. Hundreds of thousands of jobs that should have been created during that time frame were not.
The loss of jobs hit many different categories and industries. Join Flex Hour Jobs as we talk about the many facets of job losses during the Governement Shutdown.
The Recent Fiftieth Anniversary of the March on Washington has many of us asking if our world has changed so much?
We are all still so much in need of jobs and freedom. Why is there so much economic disenchantment in the world today and what are the reasons for it ? What is it's effect on jobs?
Some university professors are going as far to say that the science behind the heat waves and weather has prodcued much of the discontent and violence in the world.
But what is this economic disechantment doing to our citizens, our cities, our states, and our families? Cities are going bankrupt and people are still out of jobs everywhere. If the country is changing so much then what is it going to do to our younger generation?
Join Flex Hour Jobs as we discuss where we are in 2013 and what impact economic disenchantment can have on ourselves and our communities.
Are you a CDL student, graduate or even experienced truck driver unable to find a truck driving job? Allen welcomes James McCormack to the show. As founder of Trucking
Careers of America, they are dedicated to working for you and not for the trucking companies. Never a fee for their services, Mr. McCormack will take your questions and explain how Trucking Careers of America can get you hired and back in the driver seat. You will NOT want to MISS this show!
Defensive driving courses teach drivers of all ages how to drive safely to avoid accidents. One of the most predominate problems a defensive driving course tries to eliminate is distracted driving. Over the last few years, I am sure the majority of us would agree that cell phones have become one of the biggest distractions for all drivers. We all know of the potential and dangerous out come, yet we continue to use these unsafe driving habits.
When considering a career in trucking, there are many questions and concerns a newcomer will have when searching for the best truck driving jobs. For this show, Allen opens up his email vault and answers some of the hundreds of questions he receives on a weekly basis. Listeners are encouraged to call in with their questions for this special Q&A broadcast.
He's Back! Digital Dave and crew are back on BTR. Check out the interview with the BookZone rep on Jobs! Jobs! Jobs! part 3 Digital Dave Talks about Jobs! 2013
We all feel a need to take more control of our lives and try to fit more in terms of balancing our obligations to work and family. It's work-life balance and factoring in family needs that take precedence so we won't feel resentful for either of them.
Women with young kids are the fastest growing segment of the American workforce and they are in desperate need of jobs with wome sort of flexibility.
Join Flex Hour Jobs as we discuss Reasons for Workplace Flexibility.
Automotive Journalist ALAN GELL was among the test drivers and judges for the annual TAWA autowriters Texas Truck Rodeo. The 2014 Kia Sorento competed in the Mid-Size Crossover SUV/CUV category. Although it did not win, the Kia received a significant number of votes from the media members.
Following a test drive through the Texas Hill Country, Alan stopped to chat with EMILY GRANNIS about the Kia Sorento. Emily was the Account Executive accompanying the Kia at the event and rode along on most of the drives. She is with the Zeno Group, the PR agency for Kia.
Automotive Journalist ALAN GELL was among 40-something media types who attended, judged, and voted at the 2013 Texas Truck Rodeo. One vehicle that caught his eye was the 2014 Mitsubishi Outlander. He interviewed SOPHIA KO, an Account Representative with Mitsubishi's PR agency.
The Mitsubishi Outlander competed in the MID-SIZE crossover CUV category against the Hyundai Santa Fe, Chevrolet Equinox, and Kia Sorento. The Santa Fe won the category award.
The Truck Rodeo test drive vehicle was a dark color called Labrado Black Pearl, listed as a 4 door SUV and powered by a 2.4 liter engine, matched with a CVT (Continuously Variable Transmission), SE trim level, and full-time All Wheel Drive.
In addition to all the standard items, it was equipped with the SE Touring Package that added a powered sunroof, Fosgate Radio sound system, navigation, power remote tailgate, and a whole lot more.
Bottom sticker price with all options and delivery charges was $32,720. It was EPA mileage rated at 26 mpg average.
You've gone to the CDL school, made it through the course, have your CDL in hand and nobody will hire you. Trucking companies want experience, but if nobody will hire you, how do you get the experience? You were "pre-hired" for truck driving jobs, but that turned out to be false also. Come join in the conversation as Allen looks at the current state of the economy and what it means for students and recent CDL graduates. Ken Bons of Eagle Training
Dead End Jobs show with Elaine Viets
Ken Triester, Maya Architecture Acclaimed architect Ken Treister brings a unique perspective to the physical remains of the ancient Maya cities. Through his knowledgeable treatment of construction methods and materials, Treister discusses the ways in which Maya structures have influenced current forms of design and construction. By observing these ancient cities Treister seeks to unlock the secret of the Maya’s mysterious collapse.
Josh Hanagarne, “The World’s Strongest Librarian” Few people expect to find a 6’7” weightlifter with Tourette Syndrome manning their local library’s reference desk. Yet, patrons at the Salt Lake City Public Library have become accustomed to exactly that. Today, Josh Hanagarne has gained control over the worst of his tics—partly through tearing phonebooks in half and bending iron spikes like paperclips—but growing up he was just a scrawny kid who loved books.
Bok Tower Gardens: America’s Taj Mahal The stunning Bok bell tower and garden was built in Central Florida by millionaire publisher Edward Bok. Architect and author Kenneth Treister talks about the masterpiece on Iron Mountain on this week's Dead-End Jobs Show. Kenneth will appear at the Miami Book Fair Nov. 24
MK Asante, author, film maker, hip-hop artist and university professor, talks about “Buck,” his memoir about his life as a teenage outlaw and drug dealer in north Philly on this week’s Dead End Jobs Show.