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uptoyou in providence, Rhode Island

Updated 17 days ago

Waiting for letters of recommendation? - 7 Replies

I am wondering if there are people out there who have lost opportunities due to recommenders dragging their feet when it comes to writing letters of...

jennifer in Oviedo, Florida

Updated 17 days ago

getting a job these days is a joke... - 2 Replies

getting a job now is a joke...you could be the BEST candidate, smart, qualified and they'll still hire some idiot over you..you go to these stupid...

greenapple in Illinois

Updated 17 days ago

It sucks not being bilingual - 28 Replies

I am a certified school counselor, have been for 2 years but unfortunately still not practicing as one. In New York City, it's hard getting a...

xboxer in Tucson, Arizona

Updated 17 days ago

I feel like they're trying to make me quit - 36 Replies

This is my first entry level job and I was very happy about it. I like my job and I've been here 6 months. I just hate the management and I feel like...

Fight For Your Rights in Anaheim, California

Updated 17 days ago

Leaving Job after 3 months - 13 Replies

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...

Health Ally in East Peoria, Illinois

What are the qualifications for HIPAA/ HL7 Data Security positions?

I have been in Allied Health for quite some time and would like to move away from patient care to the HIPAA & Information Security realm within...

tigergrowl in down with scammers, New York

Updated 17 days ago

What does a McDonald's background check consist of? - 14 Replies

As far as I know I don't have a criminal record. However, I had a job for a day back in April but I quit because I was dealing with depression. I put...

NV in Washington, District of Columbia

Updated 18 days ago

The Still Frustrated Job Seekers' Rants Forum - 2003 Replies

Starting a new forum for people to let it out. Carry on...

Baggerman

Updated 18 days ago

Searching For A Job in 2014 - What Hard Truths Have You Learned? - 205 Replies

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...

EndlessJoy in Atlanta, Georgia

Updated 18 days ago

Legal and Illegal Employment Practices - 122 Replies

I'm curious how many people have experienced illegal HR practices. If legal experts could comment as well it would be very helpful.

InfoPower in Seattle, Washington

Updated 18 days ago

Confused about HR/ Hiring manager decision (On Technical Job) - 7 Replies

Company “xyz” invited me for an interview for the position I applied. I knew that am a little over qualified for the position but went for it anyway....

TartBertha in Mitchell, South Dakota

Updated 18 days ago

Frustrated College Graduate - 187 Replies

So, I just graduated and can't find a job. I'm just SUPER frustrated, I was active on campus, I did a lot I worked with so many people, students,...

xboxer in Tucson, Arizona

Updated 19 days ago

Resume Ideas - 124 Replies

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 -...

MyCon in Houston, Texas

Updated 19 days ago

Should I negotiate salary before relocation package? - 3 Replies

I recently received a job offer, however the salary was quite a bit lower than I expected so the negotiating will begin. The company has also...

Leeann66 in South Western, Ontario

Updated 19 days ago

Help Me!!!! - 4 Replies

I recently applied for leasing consultant position. I had an interview with GM of the company and everything went well she stated I will be receiving...

Leeann66 in THE WAITING IS THE HARDEST PART, Ontario

Updated 19 days ago

Every time - 6 Replies

I read an online description of either a restaurant or a grocery store, they're always "touting" about themselves. Ya, they've got their...

Kate_outta_kontrol in deep in the heart of, Texas

Updated 20 days ago

Would you take ANY job if you couldnt find one?? - 25 Replies

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...

unemployed princess in Where ever, Texas

Updated 20 days ago

Unemployed again. I was fired. I was wrongfully terminated - 43 Replies

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...

MyCon in Houston, Texas

Updated 20 days ago

Cover Letters 101 - 15 Replies

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

d00gle in Sunnyvale, California

Updated 20 days ago

Congressional Investigation into Taleo? - 118 Replies

We need a congressional investigation into Taleo for purposely wasting people's time. With all the unemployed people in America, we should NOT have...

Missy in San Antonio, Texas

Updated 20 days ago

I really could use some advice. I'm starting to lose hope. - 8 Replies

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...

Ruby Slippers in Las Vegas, Nevada

Updated 20 days ago

Leave off irrelevant graduate degree? - 2 Replies

Thank you for your assistance. I spent the last year studying a subject (namely, comp engineering) but I haven't exactly had any luck finding a...

Andromeda Rising in Rockbridge, Ohio

Updated 20 days ago

I'm confused about the job status.... - 1 Reply

I recently applied for leasing consultant position. I had an interview with GM of the company and everything went well she stated I will be receiving...

John in Perris, California

Updated 20 days ago

Writing Outstanding Cover Letters - 15 Replies

I'll be honest with you. I can't write an outstanding cover letter for every company I apply for. Sure I have hands on experience drinking something...

xboxer in Tucson, Arizona

Updated 20 days ago

Torn between two careers - 5 Replies

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...

NE in Portland, Maine

Updated 20 days ago

help my parents? - 4 Replies

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...

NE in Portland, Maine

Updated 20 days ago

Staying at current job - 11 Replies

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...

Ruby Slippers in Las Vegas, Nevada

Updated 21 days ago

Question for HR People Regarding EEOC Data - 1 Reply

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

Joey123 in New Jersey

Updated 21 days ago

boyfriend and work - 6 Replies

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...

still retired in Hawaii

Updated 21 days ago

How I got my friend hired with a little square added on his resume - 11 Replies

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...

Riot in Massachusetts

Updated 21 days ago

Thought this - 13 Replies

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

AH87 in Little Falls, New Jersey

Updated 21 days ago

Can't decide the next step.. - 6 Replies

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...

Deb in Hull, United Kingdom

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...

Leeann66 in I'm Canadian Eh, Ontario

Updated 22 days ago

Unsure & Need Advice - 1 Reply

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...

vanessa.ka in Recife, Brazil

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...

RodeoCLOWN in Houston, Texas

Updated 22 days ago

Need Advice - Car Salesman going somewhere new - HELP! - 50 Replies

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...

Shaggins in Wilmington, North Carolina

Updated 22 days ago

Qualified but turned down because I "look too young"... - 14 Replies

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...

Mister No in Istanbul, Turkey

Updated 22 days ago

I can't decide what to do! - 9 Replies

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...

Ruby Slippers in Las Vegas, Nevada

Updated 22 days ago

Why do employers demand that you Not have a lapse in employment? - 22 Replies

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

Ruby Slippers in Las Vegas, Nevada

Updated 22 days ago

Back in the old days... - 9 Replies

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...

Jobseeker1927 in Anytown

Updated 22 days ago

Question... - 13 Replies

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,...

Vall in Worst State Ever, Maryland

Updated 23 days ago

Employers not following through... - 44 Replies

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...

Andromeda Rising in Rockbridge, Ohio

Updated 23 days ago

Where can I expand my computer knowledge base to look more appealing to employers? - 1 Reply

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...

Future in Detroit, Michigan

Updated 23 days ago

Lab Tech / Research Assistant Job help! - 3 Replies

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...

Jobseeker1927 in Anytown

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...

youdontkillmoney in San Pedro, California

Updated 24 days ago

Career advice for returning to the U.S. - 2 Replies

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...

Sue Msot in Long beach, California

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...

Leeann66 in I'm Canadian Eh, Ontario

Updated 24 days ago

Unemployed Only Please - 148 Replies

I created this discussion for people who are UNEMPLOYED ONLY!! It's not for people who have a job making $50K and are looking for a job making $80K....

NotMyTimeYet in Ohio

Updated 24 days ago

How do I speak to 3 people in a panel interview? - 6 Replies

When I spoke in front of 3 interviewers, I realized my eyes were usually on the person who sat directly in front of me, while almost ignoring the...

Andromeda Rising in Rockbridge, Ohio

Updated 24 days ago

How should I follow up my interview and trial shift? - 6 Replies

Yesterday I interviewed for a job position (bar staff) at a pub in London and later that day I was invited go back and do a trial shift. I completed...

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