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Melissa

Updated 24 minutes ago

Job Hoax - 964 Replies

they just tried to get me using the Amcor Company name after contacting , but I noticed phrasing was off and googled and found this page.

Tveloso5

Updated 2 hours ago

The Most Useless and Frustrating Job Search Advice...EVER! - 7 Replies

I've been looking online to ask for opinions on my current situation, this seems the most fitting I guess. A company in Princeton NJ contacted me...

Special Snowflake

Updated 4 hours ago

Any Experience with Suspicious Recruiters? - 4 Replies

[QUOTE who="Catchup54 in Newark, California"]Just recently got back to the job market in a many years, and poseded my resume in numerous websites. ...

Special Snowflake

Updated 4 hours ago

Waiting on final result of job interview - 3 Replies

[QUOTE who="Ruby Slippers in Las Vegas, Nevada"]No. Right now you got nothing. You take the job that you are offered first! We will call it Job A....

Rich

Updated 4 hours ago

When was the pivotal moment you decided to give up on your job search? - 7 Replies

[QUOTE who="Special Snowflake in Smallville"]When did you just stop or took an extended, indefinite break?[/QUOTE] Don't stop looking. Change your...

Rich

Updated 4 hours ago

Rejection emails - 15 Replies

[QUOTE who="tgpii in Chicago, Illinois"]I am sick of smug employers.[/QUOTE] There are so many SCAMS online now that if you do ANYTHING...

Rich

Updated 4 hours ago

Received rejection letter stating they have selected another candidate but job is still posted - 5 Replies

[QUOTE who="Butterfly Lady in Monroe, Wisconsin"]So they send me a letter in the mail which are rare today, that they selected another candidate,...

Jobseeker1927

Updated 5 hours ago

Anybody see 20/20 Hidden American with Diane Sawyer? - 13 Replies

[QUOTE who="blessedandhappy in Atlanta, Georgia"]Tell that to the know it alls who think "now hiring" means an immediate call and interview. Anothe...

AndyRising

Updated 6 hours ago

Is it normal for manager to take bit longer to response back for a interview date? - 1 Reply

It's 1/24, so if you haven't heard from them by now, contact them again. They may have just forgotten. While you're waiting for another response,...

AndyRising

Updated 6 hours ago

I have a few different job quesitons: - 1 Reply

The easy question first... you access LinkedIn groups under the Interests tab. There's a My Groups option on that tab. I suppose it shows your...

TGPII

YMCA of Rock River Valley. If so please contact me. Thank you.

Does anyone know anything about YMCA of Rock River Valley. If so please contact me. Thank you.

whamp

Updated 22 hours ago

Second Interview - What does it mean? - 8 Replies

what does it mean when indeed.com jobs says interviewing?

Ms Doppelganger

Updated 1 day ago

Frustrated Underemployed Rant Part II - 82 Replies

Onion article of the day Stealing Tampons From Office Bathroom Currently Woman’s Only Source Of Joy http://www.theonion.com/article/stealing-tampo...

uptoyou

Updated 1 day ago

Was told that I wasn't a good fit - 22 Replies

[QUOTE who="uptoyou in providence, Rhode Island"]I've gotten every job I've ever had by "bypassing HR" completely. I am 56 yrs old and have been...

Ruby Slippers

Updated 1 day ago

3 weeks since Job Interview - 17 Replies

[QUOTE who="TRUTH in Greenwood, Indiana"]Let's be 100% honest. When someone says "it's just business" that's their excuse for treating...

Jessica

Updated 1 day ago

situation - 5 Replies

Hi, I think it's a very good sign that they asked for your references and inviting you for a second interview but as Andy mentioned, you are most...

Jessica

Practice your job interview questions and get professional feedback

Practicing your answers before the job interview is one of the key success factors. Practice out loud in front of the mirror, with...

Jessica

Updated 1 day ago

Weakness answer in interviews - 5 Replies

The number one rule is to talk about a weakness that: 1) You are already working to improve (be specific about the actions and results you have...

AndyRising

Updated 1 day ago

Uniuqe situation needing advice - 3 Replies

http://www.google.com/search?q=explain+employment+gap+&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8

Ruby Slippers

Updated 2 days ago

A job ad does not post the job salary. What is the best way to find the salary and benefits without sending the wrong signal? - 1 Reply

[QUOTE who="tgpii in Chicago, Illinois"]A job ad does not post the job salary. What is the best way to find the salary and benefits without sending...

hercules

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Employed

Updated 3 days ago

Things interviewers say that let's you know you won't get an offer - 299 Replies

As a person who had gone through a fair number of interviews (>15) and job offers (5) in my life, I can give a few tip bits in regards to the...

AndyRising

Updated 3 days ago

Salvation Army - 1 Reply

The only places I've found that do paper applications are either very local businesses (companies that have one location) or impoverished social...

Jobseeker1927

Salvation Army

Filled out the paper app I got from them recently. Called a bit ago, to find out its status, only to be told that they're not taking paper apps...

Zeb

Updated 4 days ago

Has anyone here ever used proveit.com - 110 Replies

If the software you were tested on was QuickBooks, your description is completely accurate. The prove it test that I took on QuickBooks was exactly...

AndyRising

Updated 4 days ago

Including Unaccredited Work in Your Work Portfolio - 2 Replies

Sounds like a plan.

Desparate

Updated 5 days ago

Onsite Interview Went Great. How Long Before I Hear Back? - 3 Replies

Call his cell phone and ask, before someone else beets you to it.

Tatertot

Updated 5 days ago

frito-lay hiring process - 164 Replies

How's the hiring process? I was reading there's 2 interviews and then background and the drug test?

Random

Updated 5 days ago

background check for pending cases - 30 Replies

[QUOTE who="forbslist in Atlanta, Georgia"]So if they ask, can I lie and say no, and get away with it?[/QUOTE] You have to read the question...

fcdfs

Updated 6 days ago

The process so far... Your thoughts? - 3 Replies

[QUOTE who="Interiorelectric in Nashville, Tennessee"]I'm definitely applying for other jobs, and I'm getting a lot of great responses. This is the...

Holly

Updated 6 days ago

Spending hours on apps with NO RESPONSE - 24 Replies

Have you tried One Hope United? http://onehopeunited.org/locations

Sean Shane

Updated 6 days ago

References were called, good reviews, whats the next step? - 5 Replies

Interviewed by Hiring Manager last month Interviewed by HR generalist 2 weeks ago Asked by Hiring Manager to work with HR for references to MAKE...

designer bee

Updated 7 days ago

Question... - 1 Reply

Management doesn't make mistakes. Just ask them. It's always the employees fault that they got laid off. It doesn't matter if there was a lack of...

Mongoose Lover

Updated 7 days ago

Is Menard's A Good Place to Work? - 6 Replies

[QUOTE who="AndyRising in a State of Bliss"]"Mr. Mongoose Sr., sir, we understand that your son has been posting nasty messages about us on the...

dontdoit

Updated 7 days ago

How to response to Indeed Email? - 8 Replies

[QUOTE who="Augustus in Vancouver, British Columbia"]I applied a position and received an email from Human Resource . They asked me to have an...

AndyRising

Updated 8 days ago

Application Date Moving - 1 Reply

I'd give up on that job. While things can change in a business that may cause them to cancel or delay a job posting, I've never heard of one that...

Yvette

Any luck in temping

Looking at all the postings on job boards from staffing firms having temp to hire jobs what are the chances that the temp assignment becomes a perm...

Lalalagirl

Insight on state hiring process

Hi all - Applied for a child protective agency state social worker job in November 2016. Interviewed with 3 offices in the last week of November,...

Ruby Slippers

Updated 11 days ago

Thank You Letter Blunder - 2 Replies

[QUOTE who="ashtond in Pawnee, Indiana"]I had a very nice and fruitful interview today at the end of which the interviewer (sr. manager) took me to...

Trying to Help

Updated 12 days ago

Not hearing back after a test and follow-up. - 4 Replies

I wouldn't assume you didn't get it. I would assume they are continuing through the process. Remember hiring managers are already down at least one...

Trying to Help

Updated 12 days ago

Who decides which candidates are selected for phone interviews - 1 Reply

Literally every company is different. There is no right answer to your question.

Duck!

Updated 12 days ago

Would company stop interviews if they found someone that they really liked? - 6 Replies

[QUOTE who="Ruthhawk258 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania"]Hmm what's this email (below) really mean - had excellent telephone interview, received...

Duck!

Updated 15 days ago

Asked for salary range and was too high - 3 Replies

As Andy said, if their high-point is "a few thousand under" your low point, then you will be entering with your salary already maxed out. So be sure...

Trying to Help

Updated 17 days ago

Salary Expectation conversation - 3 Replies

Wait until you get to that point in the interview process. You gave them a number, but it isn't firm yet because you haven't actually interviewed...

Trying to Help

Updated 18 days ago

To follow up or not - 3 Replies

I wouldn't read into it, especially at this time of year. I would reach out again early next week (I prefer Tuesdays) and let them know you are...

If You Get Caught Between the Moon and

Updated 18 days ago

How to follow up after sending a Thank You Letter? - 15 Replies

Last year was my watershed moment: I'm now no longer gonna send thank-you emails [unless I receive an offer email/letter]. I used to use a...

lynzb

Updated 19 days ago

my interview process and questions.. - 3 Replies

its so painful... the waiting :([QUOTE who="Defeated Scrooge in Baltimore, Maryland"]Totally agree! It's the worst part of the process. You have to...

AndyRising

Updated 19 days ago

Salary Question - 1 Reply

Yes, your question should follow their question. In my experience, most of the time when I'm asked what salary (or range of salary) I expect, and I...

Trying to Help

Updated 20 days ago

Age discrimination - 8 Replies

If they ask you how many years left you want to work, if they say they don't think you can learn the new skills, if they say it may require more...

AndyRising

Updated 20 days ago

Lunch Interview Followup - 1 Reply

Anytime now would be good. It's after the holidays so people are getting back to work. Send that updated resume,and include a cover letter where you...

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