Where are they?

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I keep hearing about how many people are still out of work. I need people to work. Seems like it should be a good fit.

As much as I dislike having to stop what I'm doing to talk to someone who just walked through my door unannounced, I expect them to come looking for work. But for some reason, they are not showing up.

It used to be that there were at least two or three people a week walking into my shop to ask if I was hiring. And that was when the economy was much stronger than it is now and the unemployment rate was half or less than at present. But it's a rare occurrence when someone comes knocking these days.

I wonder where all of those people looking for work are looking.

D.D.

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