One of the more interesting jobs available to Detroiters is a career in retail in the frontier state of Alaska. Alska Commercial Company operates store throughout the 49th state and with the low unemployment rate they need to find people in other parts of the country.
These jobs have an interesting compensation package. During the training the hourly rate is $18 but they also provide free housing and pay the utilities.
The company has a rich history. They were founded in 1776 by Catherine the Great when Alaska was part of Russia. The company says they “traded goods and services for furs, gold and other tradable goods at trading posts throughout Alaska.”
When the United States bought Alaska from Russia in 1867, the company was sold to San Francisco merchants Lewis Gerstle and Louis Sloss and was renamed the Alaska Commercial Company according to their historian.
If you are willing to relocate to Alaska take some time to learn more about the jobs available. But the copany warns you to research living in rural Alaska before applying.
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