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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...

23186 3 hours ago Fight For Your Rights in Giving Up Hope, California
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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...

17 6 hours ago Praying and Hoping Every Day in Henderson, Nevada
Job Interviews

Thank You Note For Not Getting Hired

There seems to be mixed advice on whether or not to send thank you notes after an interview. I've had family and friends tell me not to send a...

12 7 hours ago Leeann66 in Back to the job search, Ontario
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15 years owning a reputated Web Agency and a successful I.T. Company.

I now want to work for others and I want them to find me because I am so experienced has an executive in the IT industry. Where should I...

0 11 hours ago Alexandre Morin in Obregon, Mexico
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15 years owning a reputated Web Agency and a successful I.T. Company.

I now want to work for others and I want them to find me because I am so experienced has an executive in the IT industry. Where should I...

0 11 hours ago Alexandre Morin in Obregon, Mexico
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Can I fail a background check for not having a W2 for an unpaid internship?

I was made a job offer and I've been waiting for my background check to be completed. I received an email at 5:30 pm (on Friday, great way to start...

0 13 hours ago phoenix12 in New Brunswick, New Jersey
Job Interviews

Should I give up?

I had an interview in mid/late August for a position; the interview went really well. They told me that I asked really good questions and it was...

10 13 hours ago V_Sullivan in Woodstock, Georgia
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From what I heard in the media,

there's a politician in SF that wants to make it a law that companies have to give their retail employees 2 weeks notice on their work schedules. ...

0 13 hours ago Jobseeker1927 in Anytown
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What places in America have the highest wages?

I live in st. louis and the office jobs are usually part-time and have low wages. After years of low paying jobs and being supported by my family...

4 13 hours ago AndyRising in a State of Bliss
Job Interviews

What you think?

I interviewed for a state position in Sept. I hadn't heard anything so I emailed hiring manager and was told that a decision would be made within 2...

2 13 hours ago findjob in North Carolina
Job Interviews

The Arrogance of Employers During the Hiring

Hello all, I needed somewhere to vent my experiences and frustrations of this matter. I'm really getting tired and fed up of all these rude and...

14 13 hours ago Thaimaster in Sarasota, Florida
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Who wants to start naming names?

It's time to be at war with these staffing agencies and companies that keep wasting job seekers time with their antics. Let's fulfill these boards up...

496 13 hours ago Thaimaster in Sarasota, Florida
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Interview Advice - Do I still stand a chance?

Hello everyone! I have an interview story and I'm wondering what you guys think. I had a (what I think) was a great interview at a company I really...

4 13 hours ago Punkinhead in Florissant, Missouri
Job Interviews

unprofessional lying interviewers.

This has happened to me more then one time. I had a phone interview which went well. The woman e-mailed me and said she would like to meet me in...

6 13 hours ago Thaimaster in Sarasota, Florida
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Had to put dismissal on Job Application Form - Help

Four years ago I worked as a secretary and had a power-struggle with my nasty bullying boss and ended up getting fired. The official reason for my...

14 14 hours ago Punkinhead in Florissant, Missouri
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Does anyone

know of anyone who DOES work full-time in retail, but is NOT "management"? Years ago, I did an overnight shift as a stock clerk. We had to be in...

0 14 hours ago Jobseeker1927 in Anytown
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Thoughts on - Fight for $15

I was just wondering what people thought about this. Minimum wage should be at least $15 in both the US and Canada. I applaud the food service...

56 14 hours ago Suburban Girl in Illinois
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Im 29 years old and i have no idea what i want to do with my life

I have no clue what i want to do with my life. Ive thought about somethings from time 2 time but never can decide. Ive had a few different jobs but...

68 14 hours ago Thaimaster in Sarasota, Florida
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Fellow Illinoisans

I read an article recently that people are more likely to end up on food stamps than they are to find a job. Supposedly, food stamp enrollment...

4 14 hours ago Tiffiney O in Northbrook, Illinois
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Interviews held outside the office?

I am back on the interview circuit looking for a secretarial job but two interviews (with quite large companies) were held at the local Starbucks. ...

8 14 hours ago NE1 in Somewhere
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What is in my pre-employment background check?

I received an offer for a job I applied for. The process took approximately a month and a half. When I had begun the process and interviewed, I was...

6 14 hours ago phoenix12 in New Brunswick, New Jersey
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When will I hear back?

Here's a summary of my situation. About 2.5 months ago I landed an interview with a company with help from a friend. There wasn't a position...

2 16 hours ago phoenix12 in New Brunswick, New Jersey
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Egregious Temp Agency Bait-and-Switch Scam - What to Do in the Future?

I am a recent grad looking for office experience. I applied to many agencies and finally found one willing to work with me. I said I would be happy...

11 18 hours ago Parafreegal in Chicago, Illinois
How to Use Indeed

blocking/hiding jobs

I can no longer block or hide jobs. as about 75% of what gets listed is an obvious scam or a minimum wage CDL job, this is very frustrating to me.

6 19 hours ago Parafreegal in Chicago, Illinois
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I'm contemplating

aiming for a stock clerk job that I figure I'll end up losing after the holidays. I've steered clear of this work, because of the horror stories...

13 19 hours ago Parafreegal in Chicago, Illinois
Job Interviews

How to response to Indeed Email?

I applied a position and received an email from Human Resource. They asked me to have an interview. But I have not got any replies since then. In...

1 1 day ago Meex in Scarborough, Ontario
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Do you like Private Sector or Public Sector?

As a College student studying Information Technology I do want to choose a sector. I don't know which one I like better. Well about me I like Slow...

7 1 day ago Praying and Hoping Every Day in Henderson, Nevada
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London job offer agreeing terms & conditions

Hi. I have been offered a job where I can work from home but have to travel to London twice a week at company expense. Its working for my existing...

1 1 day ago AndyRising in a State of Bliss
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What would you do?

Would you sign a contract which wants you to work for 14 years in the same place. It will be a comfortable job with a fair salary. But you can't move...

8 2 days ago Mister No in Istanbul, Turkey
Job Interviews

Things interviewers say that let's you know you won't get an offer

I'm just curious what things you've heard that indicates the interview went badly. Usually when I hear these phrases at the end of the interview,...

315 2 days ago Anonymous in Memphis, Tennessee
Resume Tips

Work-study Lab assistant... no experience? Help?

Hey, I am applying for a work-study lab assistant position, and I have had no working experience in the lab. The only work experience is helping...

2 2 days ago aname in La Jolla, California
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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,...

183 2 days ago Brandycareer in Dallas, Texas
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Newport International Group Projects Tokyo Company: Hvorfor billig bagasje kan være et pluss

Victor Foo er Singapore-baserte grunnlegger og CEO av Singapore edelmetaller Exchange, en privat plattform som lar investorer å kjøpe, lagre og...

0 2 days ago Mikkimcmurtry6 in Paris, France
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Bankruptcy vs Felony record

I've noticed at least 2 help wanted ads that mentioned No felony record No bankruptcy I don't have a felony record, but I do have a BK 3 yrs...

2 2 days ago NE in Portland, Maine
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How common is Unpaid Overtime in IT positions. And would you work unpaid overtime?

Im looking at a career in IT now hes the kind of person I am I refuse to work overtime without getting paid and or I am just someone who puts in 40...

5 2 days ago NE in Portland, Maine
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Google Contract 6+ months VS Full time employment in a mid-sized company

I am very confused to make up my mind. Google has been my dream job. But, am getting a contract position for 6 months which they said might get...

2 2 days ago youdontkillmoney in Los Angeles, California
Job Interviews

How to show confidence at job interview?

Im interviewing for a HME Delivery Tech position(Home Medical Equipment Delivery Technician is primarily responsible for the delivery, pick up,...

0 2 days ago Will in Newport News, Virginia
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Is the IT Industry career a good field?

As for someone who either wants to Desktop Support Field TEch work and or be a Web Developer?

1 2 days ago Tiffiney O in Northbrook, Illinois
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Recent graduate struggling to find a job

Hi all, Just thought I would post here to see if anyone has any advice for someone in my position. I graduated in Dec 2013 from the University of...

0 2 days ago Jake in Eldridge, Iowa
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Want to switch careers at age 42... caught in a depressing dead end job... help!!

I can't believe I've allowed myself to fall into this hole. Had I known what would happen to me at age 42, or at least had some guidance on how to...

18 2 days ago Praying and Hoping Every Day in Henderson, Nevada
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Frustrated Recent Graduate

Hello, I'm 27 and I graduated Rutgers in May '13 in with a BS in Civil Engineering with a 3.2 GPA. Not only can I not get hired anywhere, I...

4 2 days ago Matt in Middletown, New Jersey
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Got a job offer but waiting to hear about another

Quick background - my husband and I recently moved to TN from IL to be closer to the Smoky Mountains. We quit our jobs to move and my husband found...

2 2 days ago NE in Portland, Maine
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So very tired of

People who supposedly keep up with current events asking how my job hunt is going (and guess what... they are typically employed) All the lies...

303 2 days ago Dewilliams30 in Jacksonville, Florida
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IT Field Service Technician VS Desktop Support Technician?

What is the pros and cons of both jobs?

0 2 days ago Pokemon Trainer in Los Angeles, California
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Now, even

sales folks are being replaced. Think of this as a crack in the wall of the dam... http://finance.yahoo.com/news/not-science-fiction--lowe-s-to-de...

10 2 days ago Praying and Hoping Every Day in Henderson, Nevada
Resume Tips

CV vs resume?

I am trying to understand the difference and use between a CV and resume. If I understand this correctly, a CV is NOT a resume? Rather a CV is a full...

2 2 days ago mystic in South Ozone Park, New York
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How long to wait after turning in job application before giving up?

I just turned in a job application about a week ago or so and when I turned it in, the manager wasn't there so I turned it in and was told that they...

4 3 days ago Lissa01 in Lansing, Michigan
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Chemical or Environmental engineering?

I posted this in the engineering section as well, but this area is also relevant. First, a little background. I'm currently attending a...

2 3 days ago Jenneke in Eastern, Washington
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ADN vs BSN? Job opportunities in Bend, Or

Are you an RN with an Associates or Bachelor's degree who is either employed or seeking employment in Bend, Oregon? If so, please take the time to...

0 3 days ago BND in Bend, Oregon
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Your Worst Interview - Tell Your Story Here

We all have had at least one horror story about an interview that just made you thank the heavens above that you didn't get the job. What was your...

94 3 days ago TracieSparkles in New York

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