Michael R. Royce, Concord, N.H.
When I purchased this classic 1963 Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud III, I was doing very well as a computer software developer with over 20 years experience.
NOW, I have been a school janitor for over 8 years because I can not find a job in the computer industry.
There has been much news over the years of employers not being able to find very highly skilled qualified workers in the computer industry. Employers have testified for the need to bring in HB1 foreign workers. Not true at all! Hundreds of thousands of us very qualified US workers can not find “real jobs” and thus our American economy continues to spin downward.
We’re here to help you navigate this changed world and economy.
Our mission at Marketplace is to raise the economic intelligence of the country. It’s a tough task, but it’s never been more important.
In the past year, we’ve seen record unemployment, stimulus bills, and reddit users influencing the stock market. Marketplace helps you understand it all, will fact-based, approachable, and unbiased reporting.
Generous support from listeners and readers is what powers our nonprofit news—and your donation today will help provide this essential service. For just $5/month, you can sustain independent journalism that keeps you and thousands of others informed.