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How would you react to an employer you interviewed with weeks ago calling you up and offering you the job now?

Let’s say you had a great interview with a potential employer, you really hit it off and had great answers for all of their questions you asked...

4 7 hours ago John in Pasadena, Maryland
Career Advice

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...

33295 16 hours ago Michelle in Fenton, Missouri
Job Interviews

Jobs That Don’t Require Experience?

I’m in my 40s and haven’t worked in several years, due to health issues. I used to have parents who helped me, but now they’re gone. When parents...

9 16 hours ago Michelle in Fenton, Missouri
Career Advice

I'm ready to give up on this whole job thing :-(

I'm in my 40s and have lost all hope I will ever have a job again. I need to know if there are any jobs out there that I could do because i've...

42 21 hours ago Vspiel27 in Deerfield Beach, Florida
Job Interviews

To follow up or not follow up what difference does it really make (if any)?

I have followed up in the past when it was possible and there were times where I didn’t follow up and the outcome was the same I didn’t get the job....

1 23 hours ago Confusedhelp in Boston, Massachusetts
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...

1549 23 hours ago Rod in Covington, Virginia
Job Interviews

Did I get fired from my temp agency

I just landed a job not too long ago. I accepted the position and now I'm on the filling out paperwork stage. One of the questions I have to answer...

6 1 day ago Waiting in Saint Paul, Minnesota
Career Advice

Applied to almost 300 jobs, why can't I get a job?

Hello everyone, I'm looking for answers and advice. First let me lay it all out. I am a 26 year old 8 year veteran from the United States Air Force....

41 1 day ago Ted in Holden, Massachusetts
Career Advice

difference between CNA and CMA or is it thesame?

I was just some people I may sound really dumb but I wanted to know the difference between being a certified medical assistant and a...

261 1 day ago Shaundelyn in Cypress, Texas
Job Interviews

Can HR make or break an offer even after you gaged that the hiring team likes you?

My interviews usually has HR gatekeeping the interview process in the beginning, which could be a hinder. But luckily for one of my interviews the...

3 1 day ago Confusedhelp in Boston, Massachusetts
Resume Tips

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...

526 1 day ago Adam Fray in Etobicoke, Ontario
Job Interviews

Big City vs. Small Town Job Prospects?

So, I am desperately seeking a job after being out of work for a long time. I haven’t had much luck here in San Francisco, but the opportunities here...

0 1 day ago Eva in San Francisco, California
Job Interviews

Would you work for $10 an hour?

I just heard from my neighbor that she found a job. She was looking for quite a while and this was the only offer that she had. She has an...

183 1 day ago Mean Mike in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Career Advice

Your Application Has Been Viewed

Hi there! I applied to 30 jobs through indeed but only got a single email saying "your application has been viewed by the employer" does that...

6 2 days ago Struggling to Find Full-Time Work in Silver Spring, Maryland
Career Advice


I have a question regarding the application process for NC State jobs. I had a conference call on April 10th then a face to face interview on...

41 2 days ago Lily in Cary, North Carolina
Job Interviews

background check good sign?

I interviewed for an administrative assistant in a fairly large company. The seemed welcoming and told me I would need a background check (this was...

42 2 days ago Mike in Norwalk, California
Career Advice

Unemployed and being looked down upon

Does anyone ever get the feeling that people look down on you because you're unemployed? My whole family has treated me like crap ever since I...

169 3 days ago CALLITCLEAR in London, United Kingdom
Job Interviews

Hiring/interview process at Lowe's

I filled out 7 apps online for a local new construction. Was called and told to complete Secondary Survey and call back. Did that -went to interview...

368 3 days ago Mean Mike in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Job Interviews


I have been receiving a whole lot of emails in response to my resume that give you the directions to interview by Gmail/Google Hangout. I do not...

75 3 days ago hwallis in Texas
Job Interviews

Interviews you're getting vs. applications you're sending

How many interviews are you getting compared to how many applications/resumes you've sent? I'm looking for real numbers from real people, not "you...

32 3 days ago MAH1 in Providence, Rhode Island
Job Interviews


Here is the email i received from "CYMO" a company I never applied to: Hi, Tayler! We appreciate your interest in our company! I did try to...

0 3 days ago Tayler in Phoenix, Arizona
Job Interviews

Fairly Low-Stress Non-Desk Jobs that Pay a Middle Class Income or Higher?

I am interested in generating a list of fairly low stress non-desk jobs that pay a middle class or higher salary. Additionally, I would like some...

1 3 days ago UpperMidwest in Saint Paul, Minnesota
How to Use Indeed

Frustrated with Internet Job hunting.

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

100 3 days ago Notone13 in Morgantown, West Virginia
How to Use Indeed

Employees getting bribed to give good reviews on Indeed

When I checked 2 weeks ago my current employer had a rating of 1.5/5 stars on Indeed. A couple days ago my employer sent out a company-wide email...

2 3 days ago Michelle in Fenton, Missouri
Job Interviews

Scam/Texts regarding a posistion

Lately, I'm getting text messages about a position that I may have applied for on this site. But the odd thing is these texts are coming from a 510...

67 3 days ago CB in Brooklyn, New York
How to Use Indeed

I have sent 100s of resumes through indeed and never received an email or call from a single employer

I have sent 100s of resumes through indeed and never received an email or call from a single employer. I have an extremely qualified resume, edited...

0 3 days ago bkfoodandbev in Brooklyn, New York
Career Advice

I hate my job & want to quit.

DISCLAIMER: I know what everyone’s response to this will be, because it’s the thought that comes to mind when I myself ponder this quandry. “Quit...

43 3 days ago mrsvp in New York, New York
Job Interviews

Got called right back to interview more

Recently I applied for a senior role for a company through headhunter and the interview was scheduled for 1.5 - 2 hours. I had to meet with 2...

23 4 days ago Trying to Help in Detroit, Michigan
How to Use Indeed

Job Locations on a Map

Similar to what google flights or even craigslist, is there a zoomable MAP VIEW indicating jobs that meet your search criteria? This may heighten...

11 4 days ago brian in Austin, Texas
Job Interviews

Beacon HR "Certification" Scam

***Just received the following, after a GENERIC response to bait and find out more information I sent that "resume was correct" they sent me a link...

69 4 days ago Aj in Houston, Texas
How to Use Indeed

Different Resumes?

I use Indeed a lot when trying to quickly apply to different jobs. Because every job I apply to is different, I often edit my resume each time I...

6 4 days ago fox in Cambridge Station, Nova Scotia
Job Interviews

HR postponed decision several times

Here's what happens. After my interview, the HR promised to let me know the result within a week. Then precisely after a week has passed, I received...

2 4 days ago Confusedhelp in Boston, Massachusetts
Career Advice

Explicit Logistic Company: Scam?

On September 15th, I received an e-mail from for a job offer to be one of their Quality Managers. After checking out the...

364 4 days ago onoreally in Cape May, New Jersey
Career Advice

Possible jobs for my Social Anxiety??? help?!

So i've been trying to get a job and it's just not going that well. I had my first job at a gas station cashier and that went....horribly. I have a...

30 4 days ago Struggling to Find Full-Time Work in Silver Spring, Maryland
How to Use Indeed

Feedback to

I always assumed that when I use Indeed's "Send Message" to a job candidate, that they receive a link that includes my job posting so that they can...

8 4 days ago Louis Sanchez in Anderson, Indiana
Career Advice

Monster's Career Advice Forums (Anyone Here Used To Frequent Monster's Forums?)

I noticed that Monster's Career Advice Forums has had spammer issues recently and the last posts were dated June 20th. Whenever I try to access...

3 5 days ago Nskp1 in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts
Job Interviews

group job interview at khols

I have a group interview tomorrow at khols has anyone else had one of these interviews with them and could you tell me what it is like I know each...

70 5 days ago Matthew in El Centro, California
Resume Tips

Need help writing a cover letter and update resume

Need help writing a cover letter and update resume

5 5 days ago Alice in Champaign, Illinois
How to Use Indeed

Replying to email messages

If I reply directly to an email sent from Indeed with the candidates CV will it go to their email address or do I need to copy their email address...

47 5 days ago Dana in Mount Dora, Florida
Resume Tips

my resume is not appearing in resume search PLEASE HELP

i did everything right and it states... Success! You're ready to apply for jobs or get found! at the top of the resume page but the only options to...

0 5 days ago mon in Mystic, Connecticut
Resume Tips

Need someone to help with my cover letter

Here's My resume with questions in the bracket. Also from what I've read online i understand that excessive use of the word I isn't good for a cover...

8 5 days ago Eva in San Francisco, California
Job Interviews

If You Find Yourself A Victim Of Discrimination On The Job Hunt Is There Anyway To Prove It/Anything That Can Be Done About It?

People seem interested and eager to pretty much offer me the job until they meet me in person and at that point any and all interest they may have...

6 5 days ago Struggling to Find Full-Time Work in Silver Spring, Maryland
Job Interviews

So Rude For Prospective Employer to Not Follow Up

I interviewed for a company the beginning of July (over six weeks ago now). I thought I had a great interview and that my qualification were a great...

10 5 days ago Abbey in Chicago, Illinois
Job Interviews


Hello, So recently I found out that I was among the top two finalists for position I applied. The supervisor requested for my references. I had...

0 6 days ago parrot in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
How to Use Indeed

Required Questions

If a job posting has required questions and I answer no does my application still go through or does it just get ignored? I tried finding the...

8 6 days ago justchecking in Mobile, Alabama
Job Interviews

Have You Ever Felt Compelled To Walk Out Of An Interview For This Reason Alone?

It has become abundantly clear that they aren’t the least bit interested in you, you prepared for tough, probing questions and came up with a list of...

0 6 days ago Marv in Trenton, New Jersey
Job Interviews

Coast to Coast Job Fairs - sounds like a scam

I saw a few posts on here for job fairs hosted by Coast to Coast. I looked it up and read a lot of bad reviews about it. From what I looked up, there...

0 6 days ago Struggling to Find Full-Time Work in Silver Spring, Maryland
Job Interviews

No Longer Being Considered For A Position That Has Remained Vacant For Quite Some Time. Should I Take Any Action?

I applied for this position a while ago and was removed from consideration just over a week ago but the position is still open and has not been...

2 6 days ago Struggling to Find Full-Time Work in Silver Spring, Maryland
Job Interviews

Personal Assistant - might be a job scam?!

I know some of you might have a similar situation like this, but I still want to share my story. I moved to Chicago 3 weeks ago and applied for...

7 6 days ago Coelene in Memphis, Tennessee
Career Advice

human services or social work

Hello, I am returning to school to complete my bachelors degree. I am somewhat torn between counseling / human services and social work. With a...

16 6 days ago Cher in Miami, Florida

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