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Question for HR People Regarding EEOC Data

This year it seems that every company I've applied to has ramped up their EEOC questions concerning race, military background, and disability status....

0 48 minutes ago Andromeda Rising in Rockbridge, Ohio
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I really could use some advice. I'm starting to lose hope.

I want to start off with just saying that I'm extremely stressed out. I'm moving out of the dorms and graduating on August 1st from a decently...

6 58 minutes ago Joey123 in New Jersey
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Torn between two careers

Currently I am 29 (old I know) and still have not finished college. I have finished all my general education years ago and simply have been paralyzed...

3 1 hour ago Joey123 in New Jersey
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Staying at current job

My significant other is currently nagging me to get a new job. The problem is I don't think I want a new job. I went to school for civil engineering...

9 1 hour ago Joey123 in New Jersey
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boyfriend and work

How do you maintain a relationship while working? My boyfriend works fulltime as a supervisor for his tribe's casino and is working on his mba. I...

6 1 hour ago Joey123 in New Jersey
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Cover Letters 101

If anyone has advice/ideas for creating the perfect cover letter, feel free to share.

4 1 hour ago Andromeda Rising in Rockbridge, Ohio
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Would you take ANY job if you couldnt find one??

I cant find a job and i got a job offer from a Maid service as a housekeeper traveling to peoples houses and cleaning for them. Its not something...

6 1 hour ago Tiffiney O in Northbrook, Illinois
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Interviewer never sent confirmation email?

Hello everyone, At 12:30am this afternoon I received a call from someone at HR and was asked some preliminary questions, and at the end of the...

56 1 hour ago Andromeda Rising in Rockbridge, Ohio
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Group interviews.

Are they usually a waste of time? I have been to group interviews and every single time, it was a waste of my time. Ive even been on group interviews...

6 1 hour ago exp in Massachusetts
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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...

110 2 hours ago Meg in Toronto, Ontario
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Resume Ideas

I want to change my skills & abilities section. I have used the following on some of my resumes, but I want to add one for communication skills -...

44 2 hours ago tigergrowl in down with scammers, New York
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Unemployed again. I was fired. I was wrongfully terminated

I was only there for 3 months. But the company is going to give me money sooner or later for this. Looks like I'm back to the job search. I didn't...

41 2 hours ago unemployed princess in Where ever, Texas
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Entry level web design/development

I've been applying constantly for entry level/junior level web design and development jobs. I'm certainly not trying to obtain anything out of my...

4 4 hours ago JANETKISSHO in SYDNEY, Australia
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What are some related jobs a Graphic Designer can do?

Im looking to move into the city with a few friends in the coming weeks and I need a job. I'm hoping to have something that goes with my degree I am...

7 4 hours ago JANETKISSHO in SYDNEY, Australia
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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...

353 4 hours ago JANETKISSHO in SYDNEY, Australia
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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...

20746 13 hours ago xboxer in Tucson, Arizona
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I have a job that I want to keep and grow..

Why is it that there aren't many resources that teach you how to keep a job and get ahead. All these websites about Job hopping. Well, I don't want...

0 13 hours ago Jivin Jives in West Hartford, Connecticut
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How I got my friend hired with a little square added on his resume

Hey guys! I wanted to tell you a quick story about how I helped my friend get a job recently. My buddy Mike was looking for a job for over 4...

11 15 hours ago still retired in Hawaii
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Thought this

might interest some of you... http://finance.yahoo.com/news/what-it-takes-to-get-a-good-manufacturing-job-these-days

13 16 hours ago Riot in Massachusetts
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Did I get it?

I got interviewed by 3 ppl and they were taking notes and nodding heads in a good way. I even made them smile couple of times with humor. The...

9 17 hours ago sanna in Toronto, Ontario
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Can't decide the next step..

Hi everyone! My first time posting here, I can really use some advice/opinions in terms of career direction, as my job now (while its not bad) does...

6 19 hours ago AH87 in Little Falls, New Jersey
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Help me become more professional.

Hello, I need help becoming more professional! I've been working my current job for 7 years now and I am in my late 20's. Well I pretty much have...

7 20 hours ago Fight For Your Rights in Anaheim, California
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Leaving Job after 3 months

I started a new position using a staffing agency three months ago which was my opportunity to transition into the banking industry after a few years...

4 22 hours ago Ruby Slippers in Las Vegas, Nevada
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What Career is Right For Me

I know I want a career working with children in some capacity, but I'm not sure which career would be best. I've considered teacher, social worker,...

1 1 day ago Duck! in Brooklyn, New York
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BTEC qualifications

Trying to decide what course to follow and have a choice of a BTEC level 3 or professional training course provided by a private sector firm; both...

0 1 day ago Deb in Hull, United Kingdom
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Unsure & Need Advice

I am a Caregiver in Ohio and have been thinking about returning to school but also been contemplating relocating. I'm still in the planning stages so...

1 1 day ago Leeann66 in I'm Canadian Eh, Ontario
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Med Lab Technologist from Brazil wants to work in the US

Hello, I'm from Brazil and have a BS in Biomedical Science, and Master's in Fungi Biology. If I get the ASCP certification, I'll be able to work as...

0 1 day ago vanessa.ka in Recife, Brazil
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help my parents?

Hi all, I graduated college back in 2012, since then i've been working full time as a high school math teacher. I absolutely love my job, I was...

3 1 day ago NotMyTimeYet in Ohio
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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...

51 1 day ago RodeoCLOWN in Houston, Texas
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Qualified but turned down because I "look too young"...

Does anyone else deal with this crap? I'm 24 years old and get told I look young due to the "baby face". This is really affecting me getting any...

14 1 day ago Shaggins in Wilmington, North Carolina
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What was your worst job ever? Why?

What was the worst job that you ever had and why was it so bad?

18 1 day ago Shaggins in Wilmington, North Carolina
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I can't decide what to do!

Please help me, I can't make a career decision, and it is really important and serious for me. I will spend my 12 years for this. I graduated...

9 1 day ago Mister No in Istanbul, Turkey
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Whole Foods Follow Up?

I had a phone interview, then I had a group interview where we had to do skits with Whole Foods. I feel like I 100% aced it. With other jobs I...

19 1 day ago tigergrowl in down with scammers, New York
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Why do employers demand that you Not have a lapse in employment?

If I didn't have that, I wouldn't even been looking for a job >_<

22 1 day ago Ruby Slippers in Las Vegas, Nevada
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Back in the old days...

If a kid showed signs of being spoiled, their parent would either admonish them verbally or with a spanking and possibly restrict them by grounding...

9 1 day ago Ruby Slippers in Las Vegas, Nevada
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Has anyone heard of careerdean.com?

Hi everyone, I'm a 23 year old looking for job. I was searching for information regarding jobs and resume when I stumbled upon...

1 1 day ago Ruby Slippers in Las Vegas, Nevada
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Question...

Does anyone in here know which retail companies "test for drugs" and which ones don't? I've seen plenty of "drug free workplace" statements around,...

13 1 day ago Jobseeker1927 in Anytown
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Are there such things as fake "interviews"

Hello all, As a near-the-end-of-my-rope job hunter, I'm wondering has anyone ever been to a fake "interview". It goes like this: They call you in...

4 1 day ago Duck! in Brooklyn, New York
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Employers not following through...

Does anyone else feel annoyed when employers lead you on? Right now, I'm jobless. I need to pay for mortgage/bills/insurance/etc. Time is...

44 2 days ago Vall in Worst State Ever, Maryland
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A mixed feeling final partner interview

Hi friends. I had an final interview yesterday with the partner of one of the big 4 consulting which they are hiring a lot of people these days...

1 2 days ago Andromeda Rising in Rockbridge, Ohio
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Where can I expand my computer knowledge base to look more appealing to employers?

I have a friend going to school for computer engineering. He said something to me that I really was hesitant to listen to, but the truth of his words...

1 2 days ago Andromeda Rising in Rockbridge, Ohio
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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,...

284 2 days ago Jury 14 in Hartford, Connecticut
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Haven't heard -- should I follow up

In February 2014, I responded to a job advert for an adjunct professor position. Shortly after I was contacted for a phone interview. I was sent a...

5 2 days ago Alison Cross in Charlottesville
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Lab Tech / Research Assistant Job help!

Hi everyone, I would really like some feedback as to where I am falling short! I have been having a rough time lately with setbacks but I am...

3 2 days ago Future in Detroit, Michigan
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** SCAM ALERT ** Recruiting and Staffing Careers.com

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...

24 2 days ago NoneYa in Metairie, Louisiana
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You want to

tell a company something "directly"? Go to their facebook page and post it there. ;-) You MIGHT just get a lot of "likes" from other folks (not...

0 2 days ago Jobseeker1927 in Anytown
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Searching For A Job in 2014 - What Hard Truths Have You Learned?

I realized after a year and a half of looking, so much has changed since I went on a serious search before. The odds are pretty much stacked against...

201 2 days ago MyCon in Houston, Texas
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Career advice for returning to the U.S.

I'm a 24 year old Korean Citizen, and I've spent over 22 years living in the U.S. After graduation from NYU with a degree in economics I came to...

2 3 days ago youdontkillmoney in San Pedro, California
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Career Change Needed Badly

I am currently employed in an administrative assistant position in a clinical trials research setting. I am terribly bored. I am so depressed due...

4 3 days ago rwhite203 in Brooklyn, New York
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Advice on being entry level, first job

Hi all! I recently graduated and have started my first job as an occupational therapist. It's been two weeks so far however I feel so anxious and...

0 3 days ago Sue Msot in Long beach, California

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