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JT

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Message Posted: Dec 23, 2012 12:01:02 AM

Are you more concerned about your own job security today than you were a year ago?
Yes
No
Not sure
No job

Post your thoughts about this poll below.
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georgia2girl
Champion Author Georgia

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Message Posted: Mar 11, 2014 10:02:22 AM

No change since last time I posted here. Employers seem to have the "we don't really need you" attitude these days.
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5w30
Rookie Author Gary

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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2014 4:48:46 AM

no.
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0848Marine
All-Star Author Dallas

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Message Posted: Dec 4, 2013 10:54:47 AM

No
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snirt
Champion Author Anchorage

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Message Posted: Jun 3, 2013 1:21:30 AM

yes
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georgia2girl
Champion Author Georgia

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Message Posted: May 29, 2013 1:04:14 PM

More so now than a year ago. Businesses and organizations are now looking to staff with temporary part-time non-benefit employees and are letting the permanent full-time employees go.
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HFAJR0034
Champion Author New Mexico

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Message Posted: May 29, 2013 10:36:06 AM

no
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gassprite
Champion Author Toms River

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Message Posted: May 6, 2013 3:26:39 PM

No.
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HFAJR0034
Champion Author New Mexico

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Message Posted: Apr 27, 2013 8:00:24 AM

no
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theocean
All-Star Author New York

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Message Posted: Mar 21, 2013 8:42:56 PM

nope ... it's great to be RETIRED !!!!
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nopnopnsht
Rookie Author London

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Message Posted: Mar 19, 2013 4:35:06 PM

definatey im always worried about everything
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DORELBC
Rookie Author Abbotsford

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Message Posted: Mar 16, 2013 4:44:56 PM

Here in BC is still OK , but it could get worse any day now .... especially if our neighbours print some more money ...
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pawnkingfour
Champion Author Georgia

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Message Posted: Mar 7, 2013 8:48:46 PM

Certainly.
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zitad70
Rookie Author Hartford

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Message Posted: Mar 1, 2013 1:10:16 PM

MOST CERTAINLY, the economic affect is affecting small businesses as well as big, shoot, look at the government....
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Baydreamer
Rookie Author North Carolina

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Message Posted: Feb 15, 2013 9:42:29 AM

Yes, I am. I lost a good paying job last year due to the economy. I am thinking about opening my own business this year.
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Scottman8
Rookie Author Lansing

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Message Posted: Feb 6, 2013 9:04:47 PM

No...I have no Job
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kmpickard
Rookie Author New Mexico

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Message Posted: Feb 5, 2013 12:21:55 AM

Yes
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kmpickard
Rookie Author New Mexico

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Message Posted: Feb 5, 2013 12:21:55 AM

Yes
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achung53
Veteran Author Orange County

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Message Posted: Feb 2, 2013 3:27:06 PM

Yes
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HFAJR0034
Champion Author New Mexico

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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 7:11:03 AM

n
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calypso93
Champion Author Scranton

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Message Posted: Jan 28, 2013 9:58:38 AM

Job? What job?
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appleNY
Champion Author Long Island

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Message Posted: Jan 28, 2013 9:23:54 AM

yes
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Rigo1007
Rookie Author Miami

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Message Posted: Jan 27, 2013 7:22:40 PM

No
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happyfeet413
Rookie Author Michigan

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Message Posted: Jan 25, 2013 7:07:45 PM

no. A year ago, I was a temp and a few months later, they hired me. Also, my current job was a new creation for my supervisor and we deal with the auto industry, too. We've been hiring engineers.
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t1954
Rookie Author Lansing

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Message Posted: Jan 24, 2013 6:11:43 AM

yea ,very
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Geo1002
Sophomore Author Twin Cities

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Message Posted: Jan 20, 2013 8:20:56 PM

Not at all.
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NakedDriver
Champion Author Des Moines

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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2013 11:47:03 PM

ə i am retired, so i chose the last one. ə
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ScrmnEagle
Rookie Author Illinois

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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2013 2:02:32 PM

no
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Vikinggirl
Rookie Author Las Vegas

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Message Posted: Jan 13, 2013 11:33:21 AM

No. I retired last fall and feel very lucky I have retirement to sustain myself with.
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RZF350
Rookie Author Tacoma

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Message Posted: Jan 8, 2013 9:19:58 AM

No
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april4
Champion Author Virginia Beach

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Message Posted: Jan 4, 2013 6:54:34 PM

No
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hawkman74
Champion Author Dallas

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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2013 12:08:03 PM

no
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CoolbreezeFL
Rookie Author Miami

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Message Posted: Dec 30, 2012 12:54:18 PM

No.
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Lou08
Champion Author California

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Message Posted: Dec 30, 2012 2:17:51 AM

Repeated Poll: No, I'm retired and love it!!!:^/



[Edited by: Lou08 at 12/30/2012 2:24:00 AM EST]
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MidNJ
Champion Author New Jersey

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Message Posted: Dec 30, 2012 1:43:34 AM

Interesting question that has settled on 18% of GasBuddy voters are unemployed, way more than those who still work to make a living in the USA.

18% GB voters are not employed, WOW!

So one question is how many GB voters are included in the 47% of US citizens who are freeloaders?

?????????????????

P.S. when the question was first asked a week ago the percentage of GB members who are unemployed was 22%!!

!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Just an observation.
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All_Wheelin
Champion Author Twin Cities

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Message Posted: Dec 30, 2012 12:33:17 AM

No
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gizmojoe
Veteran Author Ontario

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Message Posted: Dec 29, 2012 11:59:22 PM

No
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wshutton
Champion Author Albuquerque

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Message Posted: Dec 29, 2012 11:55:25 PM

For three & one half years: what job?
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RxHugh
Champion Author Greensboro

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Message Posted: Dec 29, 2012 11:21:09 PM

n
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Lbro
Champion Author Denver

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Message Posted: Dec 29, 2012 10:22:05 PM

Not too concerned now... even though I'm in the airline industry
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Pizzaslut
Champion Author Baltimore

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Message Posted: Dec 29, 2012 7:22:12 PM

No
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rd2d
Rookie Author London

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Message Posted: Dec 29, 2012 7:04:58 PM

no, because my job status has not changed: I'm still on short term contract, with a fixed end date, and constantly looking for my next job.
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eupgas
All-Star Author Michigan

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Message Posted: Dec 29, 2012 5:54:29 PM

Retiring shortly. Worried about cost of living in future. Especially medically.
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gir1938
Champion Author Indianapolis

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Message Posted: Dec 29, 2012 5:33:39 PM

retired
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QuagmireLA
Champion Author Louisiana

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Message Posted: Dec 29, 2012 4:18:16 PM

Gotta love the Obama economic recovery
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zacksnanny
Champion Author New Brunswick

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Message Posted: Dec 29, 2012 4:01:38 PM

Retired
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WendingWanderer
Rookie Author California

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Message Posted: Dec 29, 2012 2:48:53 PM

I'm a cab driver and an independent contractor.

As long as I pay the lease fee for the cab, I'll have my "job".
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Baloo58
Rookie Author Alberta

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Message Posted: Dec 29, 2012 2:48:44 PM

I am just 3 months on a new job and loving it! My last job I was there for 5 years but the future was very unclear for the future, so I took the chance on this one. My job security is better now I feel.
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pkhdonovan
Champion Author Maine

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Message Posted: Dec 29, 2012 2:19:00 PM

no
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chui
Champion Author Dallas

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Message Posted: Dec 29, 2012 2:16:42 PM

no............
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SuperMoto
Champion Author Connecticut

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Message Posted: Dec 29, 2012 2:02:49 PM

No!
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