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Mean Mike

Updated 13 days ago

I hate my job & want to quit. - 44 Replies

Shorter shifts and fewer days may not always be the answer as I know a lot of people who work in part time performance based sales positions and...

Jobseeker1927

Updated 13 days ago

Volunteering (does it REALLY help?) - 6 Replies

Imo, volunteering in order to get a job in the same field is a gamble. One I prefer not to take. Those you volunteer for, may not give a decent...

AtExit8

Updated 14 days ago

What is in my pre-employment background check? - 14 Replies

A lot of times when an employer says background check, they mean a criminal background check. When I volunteered at a non-profit, they did a...

TheBestEeveelution

Updated 16 days ago

You use to be able to go to indeed forums through indeed.com. Now I have to google indeed forums to get to them? Is it just me - 9 Replies

I have Indeed's forum saved in my bookmarks, so I don't really worry about it anymore.

AtExit8

Updated 16 days ago

3 jobs which 1 to take. :( - 10 Replies

I don't know why you are even hesitating about leaving your current employer. HUH ??? Your current employer is shady! nothing on paper =...

Michelle

Updated 17 days ago

Was advised by a co-worker to skip a shift while my boss is away on vacation because Metrix will be kicking in soon. - 3 Replies

Mike - do not skip a shift. Anybody who wants to be your fast buddy at a new job is a red flag. You are in a sales environment. Compete and kick some...

Struggling to Find Full-Time Work

"Be On The Lookout For Job Scams" from Maryland Work Exchange site

Information on how to look out for scams: https://mwejobs.maryland.gov/vosnet/scamhelp.aspx?pu=1 Sharing this because there are so many people...

mika28

Updated 17 days ago

Please Help Me Get A Job - 2 Replies

are you both Electrical engineers having a hard time getting jobs? are you open to moving? we need more young engineers in florida

Ryko Ferrior

Updated 17 days ago

Applied to almost 300 jobs, why can't I get a job? - 43 Replies

You have to create your own lane and opportunities. We cant sit around and wait for people to hire us that dont want us there in the first place. So...

Suburban_Gal

Updated 17 days ago

Offering Employers 1-2 Week Paid Trial Periods At $9 or $10/HR (good or bad idea?) - 2 Replies

[QUOTE who="AtExit8 in City, New Jersey"]Trying an employee out is why many employers use temp agencies. They pay for that privilege.[/QUOTE] Tha...

Suburban_Gal

Updated 17 days ago

After an interview I usually send a follow up email within 24 hours. Then I usually mail out a thank you letter or card. Do you - 3 Replies

[QUOTE who="tgpii in Chicago, Illinois"]Also on indeed.com use to be a link to indeed forums. I can't find it anymore. To find indeed forums I have...

Big-d

Updated 18 days ago

Lying about Your Age? - 5 Replies

This is a hot button item with me. I’ve interviewed people for where I work now. I never ask 1. Age(I can guess it by looking at them) 2. Kids...

Big-d

Updated 18 days ago

Is adecco a legit company? I need help - 7 Replies

Do not use addecco! Back when I was in college I did some temp work for them. They took my last check sent it to unclaimed funds of Ohio claiming I...

GuyfromCA

Updated 18 days ago

Help with new career path in corporate world after being an entrepreneur my entire adult life. Where do I begin? - 1 Reply

I find your goal interesting. I am on the other end of the spectrum. I've become pretty jaded by the corporate system. Those who should do well...

JessF

Updated 18 days ago

How soon is “too soon” to request transfer to another department? - 1 Reply

[QUOTE who="meanmike in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania"]I just began a new position in the home improvement department of a major retailer a few weeks...

JessF

Updated 19 days ago

I was hired almost a month ago why is the position I was hired for still posted on the company website with a recent date? - 1 Reply

[QUOTE who="meanmike in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania"]I was hired for a position nearly a month ago but the exact same job posting keeps popping up...

Salan7242

Updated 19 days ago

Part-time job offer but still searching - 1 Reply

They dont care about you, so dont care about them. Unfortunately thats the way it is. TAKE the part time job. You dont want to be left, with...

uptoyou

Updated 19 days ago

Help! Want to return to old job after one week! - 16 Replies

Don't have the very first interaction with your new boss be complaining about not having the red carpet being rolled out for you, just because they...

Iyana

Updated 19 days ago

Questioning career/education choices...Public Health is not a good degree - 16 Replies

I advise anyone pursuing a Public Health degree to Get Out Now! I have been reading the comments and see that many others have been going through...

duellingcarl

Updated 20 days ago

Been a few years since my degree and now cant get a job - 8 Replies

My mom wants me to take the WI real estate exam again, but I'm hesitent and for good reason.[/QUOTE] I wanted to put my degree on hold until all...

Suburban_Gal

Updated 20 days ago

Why will companies not hire you or respond when you apply. Then the same companies post the same job over and over? - 7 Replies

[QUOTE who="AtExit8 in City, New Jersey"]It is not just wanting the "perfect" job applicant, they aren't even willing to pay when they find...

Suburban_Gal

Updated 20 days ago

Haven't gotten ONE response, what's going on here? - 1 Reply

It should be easierr to find another job when you're employed, but this just goes to show that even employed people are having a difficult time these...

Suburban_Gal

Updated 20 days ago

A company wants you to work for a day to see if you fit before they hire you. Is this legal? - 1 Reply

[QUOTE who="tgpii in Chicago, Illinois"]A company wants you to work for a day to see if you fit before they hire you. Is this legal?[/QUOTE] Yes,...

TGPII

Updated 21 days ago

The Curse of Taleo? - 637 Replies

Is TALEO legal?

Michelle

Updated 21 days ago

How to emphasise better, more recent GPA - 2 Replies

Take you GPA off your resume for both. If GPA is a required field in the job application then you just have to be honest and report it. If it is...

Suburban_Gal

Updated 22 days ago

Offering Employers 1-2 Week Unpaid Trial Periods (good or bad idea?) - 10 Replies

[QUOTE who="Struggling to Find Full-Time Work in Silver Spring, Maryland"] That's not true...you ARE worth a full-time paid job.[/QUOTE] But no...

vnsmur34

Updated 22 days ago

Job two days only and feel uneasy - 6 Replies

[QUOTE who="Struggling to Find Full-Time Work in Silver Spring, Maryland"]Good for you! I hope this other position is a better fit and a better...

Smuckers

Updated 23 days ago

Need Advice - Car Salesman going somewhere new - HELP! - 65 Replies

[QUOTE who="Linda Gannon in Los Angeles, California"]I think my husband is being royally ripped off at his Honda dealership sales job. The dealership...

Suburban_Gal

Updated 23 days ago

Employers asking for photo? - 41 Replies

Unless you're in the acting or modeling business or a writer, you don't need to and shouldn't ever give a photo.

Michelle

Updated 24 days ago

HR Professional Looking for Jobs close to 6 months - 1 Reply

marcjacobsdolce - You secured final round interviews at multinational companies but no offer. Maybe you are expressing discomfort about you how your...

LB

Updated 24 days ago

Im 29 years old and i have no idea what i want to do with my life - 32 Replies

Wow.. I relate To almost all these comments as I lay here 30 years old scrolling through indeed, googling “what should I go back to school for”....

Brian

Updated 24 days ago

Unemployed and being looked down upon - 194 Replies

[QUOTE who="tpain in CHESTER, Virginia"]I honestly do not know what employers want. I hate when they ask what have you been doing since you been...

Jan

Updated 24 days ago

50 and BROKEN!! - 17 Replies

[QUOTE who="Jan in Toronto, Ontario"]Im 52 and out of work 4 years in ottawa i can relate I held great jobs all my life. I sent over 2500 resimes in...

Not Dennis Rodman

Advice needed - Application liked, but have not been called in for an interview

Hi all, I have a general question. To make a long story short, I've been trying to move out-of-state for quite some time. While I've been applying...

jonrgrover

Updated 27 days ago

I have invented a breakthrough technology and I want to find a job where I can use it - 2 Replies

The breakthrough is open source and is made available to everyone. It is too big an idea for anyone to own. It is the foundation for an entire new...

Suburban_Gal

Updated 27 days ago

If A Person Can't Get This Job, Then Just What Job Can They Get? - 1 Reply

Thank God I hadn't dropped a thank you note, in the mail today like I had originally planned to. (I was actually going to send one late last night,...

Andrew Carnegie

Updated 27 days ago

Retention Bonus Keeps Giving me Second Thoughts - 14 Replies

Considering your nature as you've identified, perhaps you should consider how secure you feel with the current company. If the environment suits you...

jonrgrover

Updated 27 days ago

Chronic Anxiety Disorder and Unemployment - 45 Replies

I have the same problem with anxiety. Here are three very important things you can do to relieve your anxiety: 1. Figure out what the very best...

Suburban_Gal

Updated 27 days ago

why wont anyone hire me? :( - 16 Replies

[QUOTE who="leahhelen73@*****.*** in Foley, Alabama"]I'm an artist working on becoming an illustrator and move to get a new house. Since my art won't...

Christina Schell

Updated 29 days ago

So I quit my part time minimum wage job. Career suicide? How to do better - 17 Replies

I left my training class at work on 2nd day. Their was not requirements saying about knowledge in certain software but definitely needed to be! I was...

TGPII in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 1 month ago

Do you ever feel when you apply for a job your just throwing your resume into a black hole? What does one do about it? My civi - 82 Replies

Do you ever feel when you apply for a job your just throwing your resume into a black hole? What does one do about it? My civilian background is in...

Bill in Wheat Ridge, Colorado

Updated 1 month ago

Getting lied to by recruiters - 59 Replies

99% of the time I have been lied to by recruiters. They waste my time with phone interviews, I send my resumes, then I never hear from them again. In...

Angela in Nottingham, United Kingdom

Updated 1 month ago

Overwhelmed and Depressed - 18 Replies

So I was laid off last month after 5 years of enjoyable, more or less, employment. I was an senior desktop analyst, jr. systems admin, IT manager,...

AtExit8 in City, New Jersey

Updated 1 month ago

How to justify for quitting less than 1 year? - 16 Replies

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...

Welcome to america in Detroit, Michigan

Updated 1 month ago

4,000 jobs applied to this year and nothing - 33 Replies

Hi, I applied to more job's then usual this year. I was laid off in May over that time applied to at least 3,000 jobs. Working full time now, but the...

Trying to Help in Detroit, Michigan

Updated 1 month ago

I can't hold a job for very long - what is wrong with me? - 26 Replies

I was fired yesterday after three months for being an Office Manager. Before that, I had an Executive Assistant job that I had for two months but...

Joe Smith in West Lafayette, Indiana

Updated 1 month ago

Your Application Has Been Viewed - 7 Replies

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...

LLME in Puyallup, Washington

Updated 1 month ago

** SCAM ALERT ** Recruiting and Staffing Careers.com - 59 Replies

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...

FormerCallCenterGuy in Acworth, Georgia

Looking For Help Changing From Financial Services To "Business Support"?

I have a Finance degree and come from 7 years in a Financial Services(Brokerage) call center background, which I left a few months ago due to my...

Paul59 in Springfield, Illinois

Updated 1 month ago

No one wants to hire me... really need advice. - 55 Replies

I feel like i've been trying to get a job in like forever. Ever since I got out of high school and went onto college, I've been trying to get a job...

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