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How Many Jobs Have you Applied For in Past Month?

Approximately how many jobs does a person need to apply for before getting an interview? I know it's going to vary from person to person, but what's...

52 1 hour ago Stare into the abyss and the abyss stare in Texas
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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...

161 1 hour ago Danny in Alexandria, Virginia
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"Applicant has to be outgoing"

I applied to a sales position and one of the requirements is that the person has to be outgoing. How exactly do you demonstrate this in a 30-60...

5 1 hour ago AndyRising in a State of Bliss
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Management gave a retroactive raise after I gave notice

I work at a management consulting firm and have recently given my 2 weeks notice as I'm going to business school in the fall. As I'm the 4th person...

2 1 hour ago AndyRising in a State of Bliss
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Career suggestion exercise

What are some specific jobs/careers you'd suggested based on the following personal description? I'm a laid back person, in between an extrovert...

2 3 hours ago Jackofnothing in New York, New York
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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...

30301 4 hours ago Given Up in Asheville, North Carolina
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the absurdity of this

Currently working a temp operator. Saw a minimum wage job for a telephone answering service operator. I called about it.......You would have to...1....

12 4 hours ago Given Up in Asheville, North Carolina
How to Use Indeed

CDCR May 2015 Academy

Q&A for May academy. I'm off to the April academy so I'll check in every once in awhile to try and answer academy related questions. Good luck to you...

850 8 hours ago L0120 in Chino Hills, California
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Job Interview Gone Wrong

Has anyone here totally bombed a job interview? I mean i was never a great interviewee! I had a phone interview with allstate, I am qualified but i...

8 11 hours ago Parafreegal in Chicago, Illinois
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** SCAM ALERT ** Recruiting and Staffing

I'm sure and/or I hope this has been posted already. I applied for a administrative position and received an email from this company to set up an...

21 11 hours ago Marpo in Newport, Washington
Job Interviews

Scheduled An Interview, But Probably Don't Want The Job

Have you ever done this? Scheduled an interview, despite lots of evidence that the job isn't really an ideal fit for you, but just in case you're...

4 12 hours ago Gtothalo in Charlotte, North Carolina
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Medical Receptionist Jobs?

I just wondered if anyone knows what the requirements might be to get a job as a medical receptionist? Has anyone ever worked as one? I have a...

2 13 hours ago Eva 14 in San Francisco, California
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research technician job

Hi My name is shruti, I have MS degree from india, and had 2 year of research tech experience, but now I am jobless from last 1 year We are going...

0 13 hours ago in Sunnyside, New York
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Systems Engineer applying for position as Project Manager at a different company

Hello, I have been a Systems Implementation Engineer for over 14 years who wants to make a career change into Project Management. I have and...

2 15 hours ago jfelix816 in Alameda, California
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Should I take a temporary postdoc job while looking for a real job?

I got my PhD from a US university. Right after, I spent a couple of years abroad due to a personal reason. I came back to the States and it has been...

1 15 hours ago CrashOverride in Connecticut
Job Interviews

Second interview thank you card--To Whom??

Hello, I had a second interview for a marketing position yesterday, where I met with my original interviewer, two executives, and the the entire...

31 15 hours ago SlaughterHouse in Katy, Texas
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I don't know what to do anymore. Why?

I’m at my wits end. I have tried everything to get a job. I am so tired of applying. I’m in my late twenties and have been unemployed for a few years...

10 16 hours ago 2Legit in Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 16 hours ago in Marysville, Washington
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Just accepted a job and still interviewing for others?

I am a college student majoring in human resources. For the past couple of months, I have been applying for part time jobs for some extra cash. I...

4 17 hours ago PoppyKenna in Manhattan, Kansas
How to Use Indeed

posting jobs on indeed, job status shows OPEN but unable to see the job vacancies when searching as a job search

I have tried posting 4 different jobs on indeed over the last week. each one has shows up as open on my jobs posted but i have not had a single...

3 17 hours ago Perdi in Luton, United Kingdom
Resume Tips

"Digital Resumes"

Hello, I saw this news story on Facebook: Really unique and...

1 18 hours ago AndyRising in a State of Bliss
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Letters of Recommendation from Professors

Is it reasonable to request a letter, not so much a "recommendation", but attesting that I attained an A in my class? I think it would help to...

10 18 hours ago C David Guittard in Greenville, Texas
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Medical Coding programs?

Hey ALL! My name is Heather. I was hoping someone here could guide me in the right direction of the best way to get into Medical Coding?! I have...

0 18 hours ago hmarens in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Job Interviews

Should I give up hope that will be called for the job

Applied to a job last Thursday that opened up last Tuesday. Should I still be patient and not give up hope with getting an interview?

2 18 hours ago AndyRising in a State of Bliss
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Company viewing LinkedIn before interview??

I am scheduled for an interview for a Process Engineer position on Thursday and so far it’s been the standard interview process…applied online, phone...

2 19 hours ago Jackofnothing in New York, New York
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Resume Advice

Hey heres my situation: I have been unemployed for 5 months. I have my BA degree in Business. Last year I was in school for my MBA but did not...

7 19 hours ago B in Alexandria, Virginia
Resume Tips

Anyone here have experience with a professional resume writing service?

I've been applying to an average of 5 jobs a week for the last 2 months with no invitations to interview. I'm getting kind of frustrated. I am...

6 19 hours ago Andrew in Alexandria, Virginia
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Whaddya do when...

you've got 2 jobs, but neither of them is adequate? One only pays once a month and isn't available NEARLY often enough. The other is more...

2 19 hours ago Sick Of It All in backwoods, California
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Have master's degree, can't find work, return to grad school for another degree?

I finished my MSW last summer, and have been unable to find full-time employment in my area. Frustrated with lack of job offers, I applied and was...

92 20 hours ago xboxer in Cactus, Arizona
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The Curse of Taleo?

When I first started reading the forums at A couple people were having discussions about "Taleo" and the agonizing trouble it brought...

576 20 hours ago NeedRealjob in Saint Louis, Missouri
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Why is it

that applying for a laundry attendant position REQUIRES no less than "5" hoops to jump through on the company's website?? It's not like I'm applying...

4 22 hours ago Kate_outta_kontrol in deep in the heart of, Texas
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No one wants to hire me... really need advice.

I feel like i've been trying to get a job in like forever. Ever since I got out of high school and went onto college, I've been trying to get a job...

45 1 day ago Stare into the abyss and the abyss stare in Texas
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My main problem: I am having a lot of trouble finding a graphic/web design job, likely because of my lack of experience. I am a graphic/web...

28 1 day ago RegJD in Houston, Texas
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I got this email from an employer..what would be the best reply? [Help]

I reside in India and had applied to several jobs in Canada 2 months ago (and am looking to move there). I just got this reply from a...

1 1 day ago Marcy Travis in Prattsburgh, New York
Job Interviews

Should I call HR?

Hi, I applied for a job at a local hospital about a week ago. Three day's after applying received a phone call from the manager of the department I...

8 1 day ago AndyRising in a State of Bliss
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Reapplying to previous workplace

Seven plus years ago I worked at a local company on an as needed basis. Due to my own faults I was let go and transitioned to another job an hour...

0 1 day ago ChinUp in Pittsfield, Massachusetts
Job Interviews

Should i call a second time on the fourth week after interview?

Hello there, I have been reading many of the post interview discussions here and I like a bit of advice for a slightly different situation. It...

32 1 day ago InnerRise in Richmond, Virginia
Career Advice

Applying for same company after rejection

What is the policy or rule on applying for the same company after a rejection? I had the opportunity to interview with the company for one position,...

8 1 day ago Nancy King in Buffalo, New York
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...

156 2 days ago stalecrackers in Las Vegas, Nevada
How to Use Indeed

Test results for BASF

On march 19th I received a email to take a mechanical aptitude and personality test on march 26th for BASF chattanooga. I'm pretty sure I passed,...

0 2 days ago Adrian W. in Cleveland, Tennessee
How to Use Indeed

Search Preferences Won't Save

I am constantly having to update my search preferences (job age, distance, how many results, etc.) -- they will not save despite clicking the "save...

1 2 days ago jaydickason in Worcester, Massachusetts
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Job didn't work out, how to explain this to future employers for same kind of job?

Hello. I turned 25 last month and a few days after I lost what felt like the perfect job. I'm going to try to condense this: The previous...

15 2 days ago Stare into the abyss and the abyss stare in Texas
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College Graduate trying to Get out of Retail

I Graduated College with a Bachelors Degree with a major in Finance and a minor in Marketing around May 2014. I currently work as a cashier in a...

5 2 days ago Stare into the abyss and the abyss stare in Texas
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Job Opening is Re-posted. Should I Apply Again?

I did two phone interviews for a position, HR and the hiring manager. I received an email rejection letter. I did send an email to the hiring manager...

16 2 days ago Anonymous in Irving, Texas
Career Advice

How do I get rid of this habit?

I start my new job in 2 days but I find that when I'm bored I still apply to full time jobs

10 2 days ago Stare into the abyss and the abyss stare in Texas
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Take pay cut to work closer to home

I travel a pretty average distance to work, 60 miles out and back. On average travel 180 to 240 miles a week. I make $20 an hour. I pay $50 for gas a...

5 2 days ago KeepAHappyFace in State of Confusion
How to Use Indeed

removing an application I just sent

Is there a way to un-apply for a job? I sent the application to the wrong employer. Argg. First time using Indeed!

1 3 days ago KeepAHappyFace in State of Confusion
Career Advice

Negotiating Advice: is it too late? Please help

I was offered a position today. It was offered via phone (I was driving, she was commuting) and I haven't received anything in writing. She ran...

2 3 days ago KeepAHappyFace in State of Confusion
Resume Tips

Stay at Home Mom Needs Resume Tips for Returning to Work

It is hard re-entering the work force after 15 years of child care. Do I include those years on my resume as work experience? If not, is there...

360 3 days ago Anne Saxton in Los Angeles, California
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Gibson and Associates Solicitors Expert Legal Help for You Across Ireland: Business Services

When you are running a business, you need to know that you have the right legal advice on your side. Managing a business is enough of a worry in...

0 3 days ago zwanenburgh in Netherlands

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