Once upon a time a high school diploma would get you a job , at least after beating the sidewalks for a month or so . Then it became a market where you needed a degree and search the employment centre and streets for six months to a year to acquire a job not likely in your field nor in an hourly wage you could live on. Now a masters or a couple of degrees , (and a huge student loan in tow) if you’re born under a lucky star ,you may get a job in a year or two and it may actually be in one of your academic areas . However , by predictability rules one may end up taking any job in the minimum wage bracket since employers require years of experience as well as a university degree. Along with progress for the rich went higher interest rates on student loans from banks and bye bye to the days of government bursaries to poorly funded students.
All these great government policies , schemes , take backs , technology growth seem to have put employees back in the dark age , no matter how many hundreds of computers glitter in corporate big risers
The biggest reason for this trend has been the elitist currency holders and the government planners who at first started hiring efficiency experts . These experts who were highly paid to figure out the least number of workers needed to accomplish the most amount of work humanly possible in a day. More and more geniuses came up with systems of technical components that would be able to do the work of all the people laid off . Sometimes we call this industrial accomplishment or progress ; but progress for the rich elitists and government ideals or for the unemployed and underpaid . One of the best magical tricks was the labor board and government policy of full time/part time hiring . This ensured no benefits such as health care or over time wages only went to regular full time employees. However with prolific corporate earnings and government greed the idea of hiring regular full time employees would become an almost alien phrase .
This policy of only hiring full time / part time workers is the name of the game in CA for sure ; other countries including CA have another little scheme . This is known as exporting jobs to other lower paid countries. Then just to put our graduates at an even worse situation government paid positions like councillors , teachers , nurses , Drs and social workers are unable to be hired as government budgets are always being cut . This may sound cynical but there doesn’t seem to be any kind of watch dog for the elite or government. In short I have to wonder whom progress and monetary assets benefit ? I guess the lower to middle classes have been the ones who are economically regressing. Things are always changing but it would seem more fitting when progress was thought to be for the greater good of all.