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November 11, 2012

Hey, apparently South Dakota isn’t the only place hiring.

Canada lures energy workers from the US

Canadian employers are swarming U.S. job fairs, advertising on radio and YouTube and using headhunters to lure out-of-work Americans north. California, with its 10.2% unemployment rate, has become a prime target. Canadian recruiters are headed to a job fair in the Coachella Valley next month to woo construction workers idled by the housing meltdown.

It’s not like they’ll have much work here – EPA regs and all. But I’m betting a portion of those 102 coal miners can probably move.

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