What Millions Want For Christmas: A Job

From Mish's Global Economic Trend Analysis
December 24, 2012 - 12:12pm

If you have a job be thankful. Be especially thankful if you have a job you really like. Stories like the one following show what many people want for Christmas is a job, perhaps any job. Bloomberg reports Delta Air Gets 22,000 Applications for 300 Attendant Jobs Delta Air Lines Inc. (DAL), the world’s second-largest carrier, received 22,000 applications for about 300 flight attendant jobs in the first week after posting the positions outside the company. The applications arrived at a rate of two per minute, Chief Executive Officer Richard Anderson told workers in a weekly recorded message. Applicants will be interviewed in January and those hired will begin flying in June, for the peak travel season. “We’re hunting for foreign-language speakers as we continue to expand to all points around the globe,” Anderson said. “We are experiencing a phenomenal response to the job ...

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