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Any idea of how much a trillion is? To put in perspective 1 million seconds is about 6 days, 1 billion seconds about 36 yrs. One trillion seconds is about 36,000 years. I cannot get my head around a trillion.

You've got some math errors there. One billion is one million multiplied by one thousand. Six times a thousand is 6,000. Divide 6000 days by 365 and it is 16.4 years, give or take.

But your six days for a million seconds is also not right. The correct number is 11.57 days.

Getting from a trillion from a billion is easy, one trillion is one thousand billions. Running the numbers, I come up with one trillions seconds is 31,709.79 years, give or take.
 

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I agree that the world doesn’t owe employers a ready supply of workers. But how does a worker go from no skill/experience to a higher wage without entry level experience and pay?
Just to add a little perspective from another part of the country, I am having a heck of a time hiring here. I am trying to expand the number of folks in the field by about 30%. I can't even fill the training classes. We have a fairly competitive starting wage, lot of room for advancement to a really good wage, full benefits, etc. and so on.

Several of the potential candidates have outright stated that they weren't interested because of the expanded unemployment benefits. I kind of get it honestly. If you take a short sighted view, why would you go bust your hump in the heat when you can make about the same money sitting on the couch. But, like I said, that is the short sighted view and says a lot about the long term potential of a person as an employee in my opinion.

The other problem I am experiencing is just flat out lack of work ethic. I am desperately trying to bring some younger folks into the industry. It is a struggle. Maybe 1 in 20 of the twenty somethings show enough drive to succeed at what we do.

As far as paying more goes, that would be awesome. There is a fine line there though between paying employees as much as possible and not having a business with which to pay employees with.

It's not just my company that is experiencing this. I hear the same story from many other employers in the State.
 
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Any idea as to who will be paying the piper for the trillions of dollars printed? The hole our government is digging is a bad thing. When the recession/depression comes it will be bad.

Any idea of how much a trillion is? To put in perspective 1 million seconds is about 6 days, 1 billion seconds about 36 yrs. One trillion seconds is about 36,000 years. I cannot get my head around a trillion.
Obama’s just gonna get some money out of his stash…😄

I agree with you about the government printing money.

It’s gonna be okay though. I plan on paying my taxes with a check and have the IRS put an IOU on file when it bounces because of insufficient funds… 😉
 

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Any idea as to who will be paying the piper for the trillions of dollars printed? The hole our government is digging is a bad thing. When the recession/depression comes it will be bad.

Any idea of how much a trillion is? To put in perspective 1 million seconds is about 6 days, 1 billion seconds about 36 yrs. One trillion seconds is about 36,000 years. I cannot get my head around a trillion.
I’m sure Eric’s post wasn’t intended to make a partisan statement 😉, but just so everyone’s clear, this “printing money” thing didn’t start, nor will it end, with the current administration…

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But your six days for a million seconds is also not right. The correct number is 11.57 days.

Getting from a trillion from a billion is easy, one trillion is one thousand billions. Running the numbers, I come up with one trillions seconds is 31,709.79 years, give or take.
Good to know, I’ll be 3.23 billion seconds old soon. Have hope to make another billion.
 
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