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How does employers check references?

Long story short, I lied on my resume regarding my job experience. So far, I did extremely well on my phone interviews and they have asked me to come...

30 37 minutes ago bob in Wilmington, Delaware
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When to move from first job

Hi, Around 11 months ago i started my first job since leaving university (i studied history and got the job about 2 weeks after finishing...

1 50 minutes ago Andromeda Rising in Rockbridge, Ohio
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22 year old that has never been formally employed

Hi, I'm a (just turned) 22 year old male that has never been formally employed by a company or organization. I've spent the past few years pretty...

2 54 minutes ago Andromeda Rising in Rockbridge, Ohio
Job Interviews

When the interviewer makes it sound like you got the job, but then...?

I just had an interview today at a small salon. It was with the owner and he seemed very impressed with my knowledge/experience, and we ended up...

0 1 hour ago snooze in Richmond, Virginia
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You are not being hired because you are unemployed

There is no way to deny it. Many of the employers are giving the brush off to anyone unemployed even if they don't state it in their ads. They do it...

152 2 hours ago Mandy in Park City, Utah
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Starting in the environmental field from a biology background

Hey everybody, I recently graduated with a BA in Biology and I'm looking to enter into the environmental science field. I understand that a lot of...

0 2 hours ago TonyDLT in San Marcos, California
Job Interviews

job offer

was offered a job offer by telephone and said they would send the hiring paperwork by email, do you know when I am supposed to get paper and sign the...

0 4 hours ago andre88 in Freeport, Illinois
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Employment Back and Forth

I originally applied at this bank 4 months ago in December. I was contacted by email 3 weeks ago (April 2nd, 4 months later) that there was a new...

3 5 hours ago ChriscsHunter in New York
Job Interviews

Has anyone here ever used proveit.com

I did this assessment/test last night and it took 3.5 hours. It consisted of 55 questions for powerpoint, 55 for excel and 55 for Word and then a 3...

56 5 hours ago Ruby Slippers in Las Vegas, Nevada
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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...

19252 5 hours ago FutureAirForce in Croydon, Pennsylvania
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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...

687 8 hours ago Ndidi Nwosu in St.louis, Missouri
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,...

266 12 hours ago MoneyTalks BSWalks in Dallas, Texas
Resume Tips

Stacey Valnes - What to put on your resume

As a local south Florida restaurant and tanning saloon owner I often get asked the question of what should I put on my resume to impress you after...

0 15 hours ago staceyv in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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Careers for people who "don't like people"

Hello all, What are some good career paths for someone who is not a "people person". I am not one of those smiley, happy, outgoing people. I like...

632 16 hours ago Bezel in Sacramento, California
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Graphic Designer Needs a Career Change

I have been a graphic designer for the better part of 15 years. I'm 40 years old. I have a BA in fine arts, but I have had design classes and many...

275 18 hours ago Calam in San Jose, California
Job Interviews

Things that you don't really want to hear in an interview

After countless interviews you hear the same lines sometimes, and you can tell that the end result will be a rejection. When I hear the line at the...

152 18 hours ago Calam in San Jose, California
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Trying for a Career Change

Dear Career Advice Team, I am an IT professional with over 8 years of overall experience with Retail industry as a main domain. I have had worked...

0 20 hours ago vinod in Santa Clara, California
Resume Tips

Stay at home trying to re-enter the workforce, Seeking resume tips & advice

I believe that my resume just isn't selling me. I'm not good with resumes & I don't know how make employers want to hire me. I've been a sty at home...

3 20 hours ago jmudooks in Georgia
Job Interviews

What does it mean to 'sell yourself' in an interview?

People always tell me that when I ask for interview advise but I don't know how to sell myself. Are there any tips? I have a interview Thursday for...

3 22 hours ago Duck! in Astoria, New York
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Update Resume

Hello, I recently got "asked to leave" from my new job. I was only employed for 3 weeks. I was wondering if I have to place that employer/skills...

15 22 hours ago mkromah in Irving, Texas
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Why can't I find a job? :(

24 years old, college degree in International Studies. GPA over 3.0, can't get a job. Briefly, some more information: - I spent a year teaching...

2 22 hours ago PM2012 in Washington D.C., District of Columbia
Job Interviews

Two months after interview

I interviewed with two companies back in February and I sent them thank you emails right away. Both interviews went well and I was told by both...

1 22 hours ago Andromeda Rising in Rockbridge, Ohio
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1 1 day ago dyoung0701 in Acworth, Georgia
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Dear Staffing agencies and DOLs and HR and Hiring Managers.....

Thank you for messing around with what little money I was receiving to sustain myself. I have no gas money to go down to your filthy facilities to...

24 1 day ago Fight For Your Rights in California
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How did you get your last job?

How did you find out there was an opening - did you see it online, did you call to find out, or did a friend at the company tell you? Did you...

19 1 day ago MonteCarloCarFan in Hallandale, Florida
Resume Tips

Question about CV

I've corrected the mistakes, tidying CV, modified, adding a few things, but each person speaks differently, everyone has a story how to write a CV,...

2 1 day ago Aleksandar in Belgrade, Serbia
Job Interviews

Job Hoax

DO NOT SIGN UP to have an interview with the screen name patriciawilson180@yahoo.com. This is a hoax and it is not real. The position is with...

75 1 day ago Ruby Slippers in Las Vegas, Nevada
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Entry level pharmaceutical Sales

Hello all, I'm wondering how difficult it is to get into sales in the pharmaceutical industry. What experience to you need and what certifications...

0 1 day ago Teachu2surf
Job Interviews

job offer wait

I had a phone interview with the Lincoln Nebraska correctional facility regarding a position they had, everything went well in the interview. Then a...

2 1 day ago theman88 in Freeport, Illinois
Job Interviews

Interview

I went to an interview last week, it was the second round. The HR manager said she would call all the person who has been selected to 3rd round. I...

3 1 day ago Completely Broke and Broken in Cleveland, Ohio
Job Interviews

Done with interview, asked to wait for the approval of position! What does that mean?

hello guys, I have been recently phone interviewed for a position in a company. 2 days after the interview i got an email for the HR saying that...

18 1 day ago carefree in Singapore, Singapore
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background check for pending cases

I received a job offer from my dream job... However, unforeseen events have left me on the other side of the law. After the offer was given they...

14 1 day ago Someone who is worried as wel in Los Angeles, California
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Big Dilemma

I have 2 job offers, i got the offers one day apart. one is a permanent employement offer (fortune 500) but not exactly in my field, but is a job...

1 1 day ago Andromeda Rising in Rockbridge, Ohio
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2013 Graduate, unemployed since then ...

As the title says, I graduated last year in the summer and moved to the US back in November. I studied Computer Science and had couple of internships...

18 1 day ago Insanerb25 in Lakewood, Washington
Job Interviews

Interview Feedback Needed

Looking for some feedback from some seasoned interviewees. Went in on Friday for the on-site interview. Was told by the Recruiter that there are...

2 1 day ago DariusG in Fort Worth, Texas
Career Advice

How do I find the right job for me and how do I get to the right employers who are hiring?

Hi there job seeker adviser, Here is a little about me (Mount Holyoke College grad '04, worked as an administrative assistant on and off while...

2 2 days ago artist_to_workingmom in New York, New York
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How long should your resume be?

Should your resume be the traditional ONE page? How about two, three or even four pages? What do you think is the norm nowadays? What is...

14 2 days ago Andromeda Rising in Rockbridge, Ohio
Resume Tips

Coverletter and Resume?s

In no particular order here: *in a cover letter when the ad says to email jobs@abc.com, for example, when addressing, how to you address...

1 2 days ago Andromeda Rising in Rockbridge, Ohio
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What interested you about a career in health information management?

What made you choose a career in health information management? What do you enjoy most about working with medical records?

1 2 days ago Jan in Sierra Vista, Arizona
Resume Tips

how do I get a copy of my Resume?

How do I get a copy of my Resume emailed to me?

4 2 days ago eugeneblackjr58 in Mountain View, California
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Employment Gap

What do you tell employers when they ask “what have you been doing since your last job”?

571 2 days ago unemployed princess in Dallas, Texas
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How to justify for quitting less than 1 year?

Hi all, I am in accounting, two jobs that I quit which are less than one year, and it seem to be the main issue during interview. The reason for...

9 2 days ago Stoa in Toronto, Ontario
Job Interviews

interview question "what are your weaknesses"?

Can anyone give advice on how to answer the question "what are your weaknesses" when applying for jobs or when they ask you during an interview....

19 2 days ago ZeeBiscuit in Atlanta, Georgia
Career Advice

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...

301 3 days ago Lamar in Atlanta, Georgia
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Not happy, stick it out or do something?

Fair warning, this will likely be a long post. I have never really had a "passion" or calling as many have had. My guidance counselor once asked us...

6 3 days ago Calfornian in Hayward, California
How to Use Indeed

Frustrated with Internet Job hunting.

I got out of the Army in 2007 and was introduced to indeed.com in my outprocessing from the Army. I just learned today that there is a forum for this...

54 3 days ago greentea in Zoetermeer, Netherlands
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What am I doing wrong? Why can't I get a job?

Hello. My name is Krista and I feel at a bit of a loss. You see my situation is very complicated. I'm 22 years old and I am unemployed. I have about...

338 3 days ago tracy. in Brooklyn, New York
Job Interviews

Anyone else tired of rude employers during interviews?

The woman conducting my interview today was so rude and unprofessional. When she came to get me she called me by the wrong name. Her tone when...

327 3 days ago UnemployedDragon in San Francisco, California
Job Interviews

Interview requested... then silence

If a prospective employer contacts you to say they'd like to talk to you about a position, and it's a person contacting you (not an auto-response),...

6 3 days ago Audra in Los Alamitos, California
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How do I include serious employer/ interview only in my resume? Is it appropriate to do that?

I feel really bad that those managers just call you to drive all the way down and start to look at your resume. "oh, you are a recent grad", "oh , so...

2 3 days ago Andromeda Rising in Rockbridge, Ohio

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