“Retrain and relocate” sounds so reasonable … unless you’re the one needing to retrain & relocate.
When the Obama administration declared war on coal, and Hillary famously declared “we’re going to put a lot of coal companies out of business and a lot of coal miners out of work” … most government employees whopped and hollered in delight.
Their advice: Shake it off, coal miners.
Go back to school and get trained as a java programmer (even if that’s a quantum leap from your skills, education and interests … and as natural as learning to speak Swahili).
Move to thriving locales like Austin or Palo Alto (even if it means leaving 3 generations of family and friends behind).
Suck it up and turn the page, bro.
You’ve got to embrace change and adapt to the changing times (even if the change is artificially induced by government know-it-alls)
Well, it looks like the worm has turned …