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Is going back to school the answer for a good career? Need Advice

I am 23 graduated at UC school with a biology degree with a 3.0 gpa. Went through my undergrad years jumping around different health professions,...

22 1 hour ago HopefulGuy in New Jersey
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a new one

I got a call back from a state job app i filled out several months ago. They asked lots of questions and sent me some of those prove it tests. About...

2 1 hour ago greenapple in Illinois
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Can't find a job in business?

I've been applying for a job in marketing since September of last year. I have a bachelors in marketing, MBA and around 10 years experience as a...

3 1 hour ago greenapple in Illinois
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I have been applying but when I call to check on app they tell me they are reviewing the apps and will call when finished..So I give it a few weeks...

3 1 hour ago greenapple in Illinois
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Continue MSW or Try Master of Arts in Human Resource Management?

Please help me Indeed! I'm a 23-year-old MSW student in my 5th semester of the program and I intended to graduate August, 2012. I was placed at a...

7 2 hours ago ahilly01 in Fort Gratiot, Michigan
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I can't find a job with a college degree and plenty of experience

I graduated with a Master's of Business Administration and over 10 years' experience in different administrative roles like sales, office management,...

102 3 hours ago Barry2 in Austin, Texas
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How could I find a part-time job if I'm Self Studying?

Here's my situation, I'm 21 years old, I live with my Mum, I would like to work part-time, and focus the rest of my time and energy on my own...

1 3 hours ago youdontkillmoney in Los Angeles, California
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New job nightmare

I started a new job a mere two days ago - and hate it! I know, I know.. Two days is a very short amount of time to judge how you truly feel about...

1 5 hours ago Andromeda Rising in Rockbridge, Ohio
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Should a person

stop looking for a job, if they're on the verge of homelessness and their future is "up in the air"? After all, they don't know where they're going,...

17 5 hours ago Shingami in Chicago, Illinois
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Would you consider this discrimination?

I was not hired because I don't have a car. That was the direct reason stated to me. I fulfilled all requirements for the job at hand, in fact, they...

14 6 hours ago leynad272 in Detroit, Michigan
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Has anyone paid to have a resume written for them?

A few questions: * How much did you pay for it? * What was unique about it? * Was it more effective than your old resume? * Would you do...

145 6 hours ago Kristen Gilbert in Macungie, Pennsylvania
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Frustrated Job Seeker's Rant -- Feel Free to Add Your Thoughts

This is an open rant on behalf of every unemployed person who has been kicked to the curb. To employers who laid off staff: I hope you die a...

21079 7 hours ago Shingami in Chicago, Illinois
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I recently graduated college and I am seeking a Human Resource position. Does anyone know who is hiring for this field?

14 9 hours ago Steve J A in Los Angeles, California
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Need Advice - Car Salesman going somewhere new - HELP!

I am a bilingual sales manager currently working at a small, "tote-the-note" dealership with a weekly draw of $400 and $100 per car sold. I average...

52 10 hours ago jmn in Lake Elsinore, California
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Deciding between 2 jobs

Background: My wife makes good money, we could probably live off of her 1 income. I like to contribute and I want to keep advancing in my career...

20 11 hours ago DillieDally in Agoura Hills, California
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Interested in making transition from University Administration (Student Affairs) to Human Resources Management

Hello everyone, I currently work at major university in Los Angles as an academic advisor and coordinator for a large interdepartmental...

0 11 hours ago Steve J A in Los Angeles, California
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A little pickle

Hello everyone! I have a small dilemma that I need some experienced advice about. I've been on a few interviews and have had one offer extended in...

2 12 hours ago shanny04 in Franklin, Ohio
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I literally have no referees

I only had one or two professional jobs, Royal Mail and a private company. I don't know anyone in Royal Mail that would give me a reference and my...

1 13 hours ago Ruby Slippers in Las Vegas, Nevada
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Reporting Job Search to Unemployment

I don't know if this applies in all states guys, but as January 1, 2012, the state of Pennsylvania now requires anybody who's on unemployment to keep...

83 13 hours ago Dee in Bronx, New York
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Bio science in general course

I am doing bio science course undergraduation . . not honours . .general course with combination of zoology, botany, chemistry . what can i do next....

0 14 hours ago ayesha.jaiswal1995 in Ashburn, Virginia
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Tired of Scams!!

I'd like to ask if anybody else has been victim of a scam and what your experience was... This summer I returned from a semester abroad and my...

104 15 hours ago emily C in San Diego, California
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Frustrated with job search in NJ. 4 years of work experience and liberal arts degree. Need advice!

I’ve been job hunting essentially since I graduated college in 2011. I have a BA in Sociology. I’m aware that it isn’t a lucrative degree. The plan...

0 15 hours ago Soft Science in Morris Plains, New Jersey
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Hiring company dragging it's feet?

Has anyone ever been offered a job, gone through the drug test and physical portion of the preemployment screening and then just not heard back from...

0 16 hours ago InvisibleMann435 in Hudson, Wisconsin
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Received offer as a salary for long work hours

Hey guys, I just graduated from school a few months back and need some advice. I received an offer letter from a General Contracting firm. The...

2 16 hours ago Andromeda Rising in Rockbridge, Ohio
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Quality Control Inspector seeks alternate line of work. Any ideas?

I once worked a solo QC position doing electro-mechanical inspections and enjoyed it for several years. It involved programming of CMMs and other...

4 1 day ago mawr.mawr in South Jordan, Utah
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Too late

I cant get a job. Go to the interviews and for some reason you won't hire me. In a couple weeks, I will have to file for bankruptcy. Too late now...

7 1 day ago Ruby Slippers in Las Vegas, Nevada
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Is it possible to get a job out-of-state without physically interviewing?

I'm looking for out-of-state for jobs now, and I'm curious if it's possible, for example, to get a job in Texas without actually having to fly there...

6 1 day ago youdontkillmoney in San Pedro, California
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What should I say is my greatest failure??

I'm preparing for a phone interview coming up and I'm kind of stuck on this question. I'm not sure how to answer it. I can think of plenty of small...

3 1 day ago Kate_outta_kontrol in deep in the heart of, Texas
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If an interviewer says they'll probably be making decisions within the week, is that usually accurate?

I had an interview on Monday, and I'm wondering if I can realistically expect to hear back by the end of the week if I do happen to get an offer. If...

10 1 day ago chelle in Columbus, Ohio
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When should I follow up again (post interview)?

Help! I had a job interview last Tuesday with the owners of a small company and the very next day I received an email saying that they were...

19 1 day ago EndlessJoy in Atlanta, Georgia
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It's been 4 weeks after my interview and no response even after follow-up. Advice?

I was told near the end of my interview that they were interviewing for another week and that the Hiring manager was going to go on vacation for 2...

5 1 day ago aul26 in Toronto, Ontario
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Bachelors degree in Biology, what can you do with it?

I feel like like such an idiot right now. I have a BS in Biology. After I graduated, I followed a totally different path. I know a friend of mine...

711 1 day ago Stressed Out in Lutherville Timonium, Maryland
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Want to move to Colorado, but few jobs

I'm an avid outdoorsman and having visited many places, Colorado is where my heart wants to go. Trouble is there are few jobs in my area there (food...

2 1 day ago Duck! in Brooklyn, New York
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Typo to recruiter in e-mail= deal breaker??

A recruiter from OSU contacted me for an HR position and I got really excited because I'm very interested in working there. She asked me if I was...

4 1 day ago Chelle in Columbus, Ohio
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What is the benefit of the "hiring team is on vacation" line?

I was reading a different thread and a commenter mentioned that the line "the hiring team is on vacation" is an old time trick. What is the benefit...

2 1 day ago Ruby Slippers in Las Vegas, Nevada
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New Job - Should I Quit???

Anyone's thoughts would be appreciated... I just started a new job in a nonprofit 3 weeks ago. I'm working in a small Marketing/Communications...

2 1 day ago Andromeda Rising in Rockbridge, Ohio
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Rude interviewer - how to respond?

I had an interviewer to be an administrative assistant yesterday. The interviewer was rude, so much so that I would not work for that...

37 2 days ago LF in Duluth, Georgia
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Had an interview on Friday, not sure how it went, any comments welcome

Got a phone call from "Jonathan" from HR two weeks ago, asking me general questions about my availability for a position I had applied to. Exactly a...

5 2 days ago wondering in Allentown, Pennsylvania
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What is an entry-level job?

Here's the definition from Wikipedia: "...a job that is normally designed or designated for recent graduates of a given discipline, and does not...

3 2 days ago Cloudsx in Michigan
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Seeking advice on how to help a friend.

Good morning, A friend of 20 years of age lives with my family. He went to high school with my younger brother. When my younger brother...

6 2 days ago Andromeda Rising in Rockbridge, Ohio
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Any new-grad nurse looking for jobs?

Hello everyone!I am a new graduate RPN and just got my license on July. I have been looking for jobs in GTA for over a month but did not receive any...

1 2 days ago Andromeda Rising in Rockbridge, Ohio
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Not enjoying my job/apprenticeship

So I'm 31 turning 32 in a month. And Last year I started an electrical apprenticeship. I finished year 1 of 4 in school and have now been working for...

5 2 days ago youdontkillmoney in Los Angeles, California
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working for parents business

My father owns his own jewelry stores. I started helping out when I was 12. I've worked over the years helping him. Would I list this as a job and...

2 2 days ago Andromeda Rising in Rockbridge, Ohio
Job Interviews

Job Hoax

DO NOT SIGN UP to have an interview with the screen name This is a hoax and it is not real. The position is with...

125 2 days ago moxie in Orlando, Florida
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Writing an article about negative recruiter experiences

I am writing an article about the recruitment industry and am interested in hearing stories from people's negative experiences with recruiters. The...

20 2 days ago EndlessJoy in Atlanta, Georgia
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How can I leave my current employer when doing so could cause them a great deal of problems?

I am the only programmer in the company where I work. The industry that we are in isn't related in any way to technology. I have been with this...

10 2 days ago NE in Portland, Maine
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T-Shaped Cover Letter

Has anyone ever gotten responses/jobs from this cover letter? I've been doing the 'Your Job Requirement/My Qualifications' style for a while now but...

3 2 days ago Kristen Gilbert in Macungie, Pennsylvania
Job Interviews

Confusing/Mixed signals from interviewer.

After meeting with the director for a few minutes, the morning began. First up was a tour of the facility. Then we went to the break room for...

1 2 days ago Duck! in Brooklyn, New York
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Terminated for interviewing for other jobs

So, I had a very important interview when I was scheduled to work. I couldn't reschedule the interview. I asked my manager for that day off due to an...

8 2 days ago Duck! in Brooklyn, New York
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Process of Resigning

After a series of interviews, I have been told verbally by a prospective employer that they are preparing to communicate a formal job offer. I work...

5 2 days ago Wink12 in Central District, Hong Kong

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