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    :: Saturday, September 10, 2005 ::

    After searching for food and shelter, now comes job hunt - By Stephanie Armour, USA TODAY
    Bob Findeiss, vice president of human resources for BeairdCo, a Shreveport-based manufacturer of fabricated and machined metal products, talked with evacuees for jobs in welding, industrial maintenance, industrial electricians, machinists and related fields. Some workers walking past the balloons at the fair have struggled to provide references or job history because they can't reach employers.

    'I had a gentleman walk up to me, and he had his welder's certificate in a frame that he must've taken from the wall when he left,' Findeiss says. 'It hurts to watch.'
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