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Current boss sabotaging job search

I see a lot of advice on former employers sabotaging your job search with bad references. Unfortunately, I know that my current boss has caught wind...

14 4 hours ago Leeann66 in Capitalism Sucks, Ontario
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COMMUNITY RESOURCE SOLUTIONS, LLC

For all considering employment at Community Resource Solutions, LLC: This is not a company anyone should want to be associated with. Not only are...

0 6 hours ago c.ray in Columbia, South Carolina
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HELP I'm in a conundrum. Fell into once in a lifetime job by chance...Totally UNDER-QUALIFIED!!!

I've found myself in a conundrum... It's kind of a long post, sorry!! I had to do it in two posts. The second part is below as a comment. I am...

10 6 hours ago Leeann66 in Capitalism Sucks, Ontario
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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...

20521 6 hours ago Shingami in Chicago, Illinois
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bad recruiters and companies...

is something going on with recruiters today? it seems scary to me...ive been on many job interviews. prior to meeting me everyone seems VERY...

5 6 hours ago Leeann66 in Capitalism Sucks, Ontario
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How much longer until I find out if I'll get an interview?

I submitted a job application about a month ago, and I just checked my application status today, and it still says "Under Review." Do you think it's...

9 7 hours ago anonymous in New York, New York
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Got job offer by email with no follow up - Don't understand

I interviewed for at PT job for which I am well qualified. Same day I got email from the interviewer offering me the job based on my interview and...

2 7 hours ago NE in Portland, Maine
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Is it most likely I got dropped from contention?

Last Monday (7/14) night someone from Human Resources called me out of nowhere in regards to a position I applied for the week before. He asked me if...

8 7 hours ago Hannah Larsson in Boston, Massachusetts
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Advice on being fired and interviews

The best way to illustrate my issue is to explain my situation. I took a job in 2012 within a small (less than 50 employees) wealth management firm....

17 8 hours ago youdontkillmoney in Los Angeles, California
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Best Interview Tips

There may have been a thread already this topic. I couldn't find it, so... practice your typing and just list some of your good ones. .Take a clue...

15 9 hours ago EndlessJoy in Atlanta, Georgia
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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...

280 11 hours ago Fight For Your Rights in Anaheim, California
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I want a change...already

I just graduated with a Bachelor's degree in psychology. I absolutely loved studying it. I planned on going on graduate school and pursuing a career...

29 11 hours ago ChrisV in Dearborn, Michigan
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Fired from job and can't find another

I have discussed this throughout this board, but I wanted to create a thread of my own so that I’m not pulling a “Kanye on a Taylor” in other...

4 12 hours ago Beacon in Atlanta, Georgia
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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,...

90 12 hours ago melissa in Oviedo, Florida
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How should you turn applications in?

I plan to go this weekend and get applications for restaurants, hotels, stores (retail, clothing, book, music), pet shops, gas stations, theatres,...

7 13 hours ago Leeann66 in Capitalism Sucks, Ontario
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Listing a bad reference?

I'm trying to get a position at a cosmetics retail store that is opening near me. I worked at another cosmetics this past winter, but quit due to...

3 15 hours ago NotMyTimeYet in Ohio
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Your Dream Job?

What would be your dream Job? for me Administrator or IT techincian

7 15 hours ago NotMyTimeYet in Ohio
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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...

3 15 hours ago youdontkillmoney in San Pedro, California
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Tired of Scams!!

I'd like to ask if anybody else has been victim of a scam and what your experience was... This summer I returned from a semester abroad and my...

102 16 hours ago Astralwolf37 in Waukesha, Wisconsin
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Question...

Considering I'm not the "office" type, I'm figuring aim retail. Thing is, I have no cashiering experience. Retail steers clear of me (I figure)...

3 17 hours ago Duck! in Brooklyn, New York
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I had an interview on friday, they said they would call monday

Should I wait until tomorrow to call them if they don't call- Or should I take it as a hint that they don't want me? Even if I do call- what do I...

4 18 hours ago Eveeelyn in Windsor, Ontario
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Should I take a job that I don't want just for the opportunity

Hello, I'm sure this gets asked a lot but I need some advice So I've been offered a job (in online writing) by a company and I've verbally...

8 19 hours ago mattyp783 in Baldwin, New York
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Found out how much I *should* be getting paid - how to convince my boss?

Long story short, a friend owns a business and hired me on to be the general manager. Because of our friendship and that I like the business, I...

3 20 hours ago NE in Portland, Maine
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Restarting a career in Computers at 30?

Is it too late to start a career in computers in my 30s? It's a crazy time to think about this since I'm about to finish a master's degree in a...

21 20 hours ago NE in Portland, Maine
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Leverage a New Job With Promotion?

Hi everyone, I've been with the same company for five years and for the past year have been suggesting increased workload / promotion opportunities...

2 20 hours ago NE in Portland, Maine
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Boyfriend Fired for Major Mistake, Needs Help with Job Search.

So last week my boyfriend had a major off day at work. He had a headache, wasn't feeling great and made a mistake that cost his company $500. He...

9 20 hours ago NE in Portland, Maine
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Need assistance with direction!

Hello everyone, I joined this forum in hopes of finding an answer to the predicament that I’m in. If anyone is curious or needs to know, I am almost...

2 21 hours ago NE in Portland, Maine
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Leaving after 3 weeks

I have recently started a new job, I'm just into my third week, I have had an offer from another company and the contracts etc sent through, this is...

1 1 day ago Leeann66 in Capitalism Sucks, Ontario
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Undercover Job Seeker (would make good reality show)

With all the crap that goes on in getting a job, wouldn't it be a great idea for someone to do a reality TV show ?

16 1 day ago tigergrowl in East Elmhurst, New York
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Looking for an entry level IT Job

I'm looking for an entry level IT job. I have no certifications, but I do have experience working with a Information Technology Department. Any tips...

4 1 day ago Andromeda Rising in Rockbridge, Ohio
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Opinions needed: is this job worth it?

me: new graduate, very little work experience currently at a place that is very unprofessional and simply offers no benefits of any kind but I'm...

5 1 day ago Kate_outta_kontrol in deep in the heart of, Texas
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Is 40 min(29-30 miles) drive too far for work?

I've been having a hard time finding a job to start my career in HR. I have a chance to take a job that fits my career goals but I'm a little...

35 1 day ago EndlessJoy in Atlanta, Georgia
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Oh Please, Why Can't You Live On $10.00 An Hour?

"Oh please, why can't you live on $10.00 an hour?" That's the question I heard from a young male while bypassing a couple.. that made we want to...

102 2 days ago Jury 14 in Hartford, Connecticut
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THE GAME ( trying to get a job)

In the good old days, you applied for a job and got a straight answer from the person hiring. Today, it's become nothing more than a game. I have...

17 2 days ago tigergrowl in East Elmhurst, New York
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What was your first job?

what was the first job you have ever had? mine was work experience in 2008 when i worked in Birkacre Nurseries.

4 2 days ago Jury 14 in Hartford, Connecticut
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salary for private psychiatric hospital marketer?

I've been an employee for a private psychiatric hospital in the Midwest for over eight years now. I've worked my way up from a tech on the floor to...

0 2 days ago movinonup in Saint Peters, Missouri
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Ramp Agent

Hey guys I have a little bit of a problem. I got 2 job offers as a Ramp agent with 2 different companies: IAS(Integrated Air Services) and CAO (Cargo...

5 2 days ago Andromeda Rising in Rockbridge, Ohio
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What is the Best/Worst Job you have ever had?

out of all the jobs you have ever had , what has been your best one , and what has been the worst one? for me Best - one at the Job Centre a...

0 2 days ago hbk4894 in Liverpool, United Kingdom
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career opportunity . advice needed now!!

I work as contracted security on a military base . It's a dead end job...no way to advance. To make decent money I have to put in crazy amounts of...

17 3 days ago Devoncounts in Pulaski, Virginia
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Should you tell a potential employer you may need surgery?

I injured my wrist in 2012. At the time, I was told it couldn't be broken or I wouldn't be able to move it. I was self-employed and didn't have any...

8 3 days ago Leeann66 in No Future, Ontario
Job Interviews

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...

6 3 days ago tigergrowl in East Elmhurst, New York
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Reimbursement of gas for further office location?

My father has been working at the same office for over 8 years. Now, the company decided to buy their own building which is further away from our...

5 3 days ago Andromeda Rising in Rockbridge, Ohio
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Getting stressed: When should I call them???

I am interviewing for a new job. I have been on two interviews, both of which went really well. After my second interview, the district manager told...

2 3 days ago Leeann66 in Unemployed and living the dream, Ontario
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Recent chemistry graduate looking for advice working for big pharma companies/industry??

Hi, so I graduated in May (2014) with a BS in chemistry. I worked two jobs while in college, one as a student research assistant in a bio chem lab at...

0 3 days ago jessica in Williamstown, New Jersey
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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...

352 3 days ago xboxer in Tucson, Arizona
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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...

26 4 days ago tigergrowl in East Elmhurst, New York
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How do I discover niche careers?

Hey, all, I am 24 and taking general college courses but have no idea what I am trying to do. How do I become informed in such a way that I can...

5 4 days ago xboxer in Tucson, Arizona
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why

Why would a local college advertise for a weekend librarian and require him/her to have a freakin Masters degree?

29 4 days ago Leeann66 in Unemployed and living the dream, Ontario
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New job not working out

I am into my third week of my new job and it is not working out. I have nothing to do. Despite me asking nothing comes my way apart from the odd...

2 4 days ago Leeann66 in Unemployed and living the dream, Ontario
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Telling Your Boss (and Co-Workers) You're Looking For Other Work (Okay or Not Okay?)

I've been putting serious pedal to the metal lately in an effort to find other work and get out of my uncomfortable work environment. However,...

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