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Home Depot on STX??
I was wondering if there is a Home Depot on STX. I Have already fond the one on Donoe road on STT.
A while ago I heard there was plans to build one on STX but can not find a listing for it yet.
Thank you for your help
Seems kind of counterproductive to be on a "moving to the VI" message board if you're opposed to people moving here. A capitalist economy means that everyone's out for themselves. Employers will hire the person who provides the best value for the company--the best qualifications for the job at the employer's price point--and workers will take the job that meets their needs. If you're getting passed over for jobs in favor of people from the mainland, that's not anyone else's fault. That just means you're not the best fit for the employer's needs. No one is entitled to a job just because of geographic proximity.
That Home Depot is supposed to bring jobs to people who want to work for a better Virgin Islands. Typically those people are not the entitlement minded loafers who ride the backs of hardworking visionary labor leaders, activists and civic promoters, clamoring for handouts on the basis of natal geography.
EDC companies do hire non-locals. When I was hired at my present job I'd only been on-island for 7 months. They asked when I had moved to STX and noted that carefully. The HR director said that a certain percentage (sorry, I don't know what the percentage is) of the employees MUST be residents for at least one year. After I'd been here for a year, she could count me in that percentage.
I do know that jobs in hospitality go begging. Even under present economic conditions, my employer is trying to hire certain categories of employees and failing to find candates.