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Updated 11 days ago


Maybe the caps go along with your attitude.

Katherine in Texas

Updated 1 month ago

cannot pass a background check - 82 Replies

Jaime in Ohio, I do have a small bit of advice. This worked for a friend (married). His own wife, along with a district attorney accused and charged...


Updated 2 months ago

Disgusted of "All" These Agencies - 28 Replies

[QUOTE who="tired in Bronx, New York"]I go on interview and they tell me I over qualified. like really[/QUOTE] "Over-qualified" is an odd term. If...


Updated 2 months ago

Medical Receptionist - 2 Replies



What is the reception of a company in 10 years time going to look like?

With robotics and mobile devices increasingly supporting our everyday life, what will happen to the reception desk we know from hotels and companies?...


Updated 4 months ago

i've had too many jobs - 3 Replies

I feel your pain somewhat. I kept clerical jobs while in school and always knew I wanted a job working and helping people. I had an internship hire...


Updated 6 months ago


[QUOTE who="whatever in Vancouver, British Columbia"]LOL... I agree with Rachel in florida. who talks about being a ex druggy? wow...noone cares that...


Looking for any type of Job!!!!. I was a teacher. Changing career.

I am a Chemical Engineer out of the field for 19 years. I became a teacher when I came to this country. I want to Change career. I have a Master...

Office Diva

Updated 7 months ago

Recptionist - 2 Replies

Evey: I'm surprised you got a job as a receptionist at all. Based on your letter, I'd say the problem isn't the job. The problem is your rotten...

kim in North Hills, California

Updated 8 months ago

why is it hard to find a job in the valley. - 2 Replies

because I don't know spanish.

Lonelyforever1 in District Heights, Maryland

How long does after pre employment does it take to receive a call?

I have been out of work for 3 months, I am a medical assistant and receptionist with over 2 years of experience. I got an email from a. Lady that...

khysha37 in Mobile, Alabama

Updated 19 months ago

Part time front office - 8 Replies

I have been a receptionist for over 30 years. Love to direct and comfort people. Work well in customer service to be sure the public receive what...

VanessaFas in East Haven, Connecticut

Updated 21 months ago

Cannot find a job - 3 Replies

I am soo tired of applying for jobs with no replies or very few interviews. I have done everything I know how to do. I have 23 years experience in... in Baltimore, Maryland

Updated 23 months ago

looking for a apportunity job as a receptionist.... - 3 Replies

I need a job so bad,i have 5 kids and a grandson comming pretty soon.I don't have that much of experience but im willing to learn as much as i...

phyllis j in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Updated 23 months ago

receptionsts - 10 Replies

i need a job in this postion sooni lost my full time job 2 years ago.still looking to find one it is hard because not to many companies our...

PeeGee in Franklin, Kentucky

Why do I think it's so hard finding a receptionist position?

1. Location, location, location. I live in Franklin, KY. Work in Bowling Green, KY where most of the jobs in this field if any are. Jobs are few &...

Receptionist in Vancouver, British Columbia

Updated 29 months ago

receptionist position - 23 Replies

hey,why is it so hard to find a job just being a receptionist??

Receptionist in Vancouver, British Columbia

Updated 29 months ago

Sexism? - 1 Reply

I have so far been unsuccessful in my search for a full or part time receptionist position. I have noticed that I am usually the only male...

Iris in Kissimmee, Florida

Updated 29 months ago

Unemployed - 7 Replies

I am currently unemployed :(. Looking for work in the medical field. I am a medical assistant of 14 years. Does anyone know where I can find a job?

nkemchia Falice in Cameroon

Updated 34 months ago

To be the best... - 35 Replies

What are the top 3 traits or skills every receptionist must have to excel? Can you suggest any tips or insights to develop your receptionist...

havepassion in Lake Worth, Florida

Updated 39 months ago

Lack of employment for retired persons - 22 Replies

I believe we who are experienced retirees in many fields of business, are being discriminated against. Jobs are advertised, we meet the...

ixanna in Chicago, Illinois


Ok,,,I quit on my old manager, afer 2mos off,,, she called me for a job,, i took it back temporary of course,, hours of service completed. almost 3...

lori1010 in Dayton, Ohio

Updated 42 months ago

Working in the recovery from addiction. - 1 Reply

I have ran up against many obstacles this week regarding getting a job in recovery. My background is I went to the Lubbock Faith Center for 4 and...

Marcie in Davis Junction, Illinois

Difficulty finding receptionist jobs

I am 32 yrs old and since I was 18 I have been working in factories and warehouses. I have been at my current factory job for 8 yrs, and I hate it....

rabbitt65 in Denver, Colorado

Updated 44 months ago

"Receptionist/Switchboard Operator" - 9 Replies

I am looking for a Receptionist position with a professional and stable enviroment. i have so many years and experience. Salary...

azwahine in Honolulu, Hawaii

Assisting the client/potential client

I am very frustrated that the sales team ever wants to take the walk-in, email, or phone inquiry. Everybody sighs and is too busy. I'm left holding...

blfa in San Jose, California

Updated 47 months ago

age is a factor - 24 Replies

I agree age is a factor. I had 3 call backs for one position and when I got to the Director, suddenly they were looking for someone with different...

- Indeed Host in Austin, Texas

Updated 49 months ago

Cant find a job. Everybody is hiring but who?? - 1 Reply

I cant find a job. I have all the skills that are needed for Data Entry, Receptionist, All office duties and Shipping and Rec. HELP!!!!

Theresa Butler in Portland, Oregon

Updated 51 months ago

Receptioninst - 2 Replies

Yes, I been out of work for 2 1/2 years,I send out resumes on-line daily some responses, Im a hard worker my computer skills are a little weak but it...

Certified Medical Assistant Back/Front

I am a 55 year old who has been very dependable/honest worker who wants it bad. But not getting anywhere. I have put in so many resumes with no...

Bilingual receptionist in Cleveland, Ohio

What else can I do to find a full or part time position?

I have been looking for at least5 months now I've posted my resume on several employment web site and still no ligit offers. I'll post it for a...

Skye in Pickens, South Carolina

Updated 53 months ago

Considering a receptionist job - 4 Replies

So, for personal / health reasons I've been having problems getting back into school, which of course is another story all together but I would...

Amanda Byrnes in Swedesboro, New Jersey

Job Search

Hi. I am looking for a job closer to home. I am currently working at a Daycare in Delaware County. I have been there for a little over a year now but...

Danelle in Davenport, Iowa

Considering getting certificate in the Receptionist/Clerical field and starting in this career, is it a worthwhile decision?

Hello, I am 18 years old and just finishing up my GED testing. The other day in class, I was informed about a program at our local community college...

Brittainy in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 54 months ago

How will I get the job? - 1 Reply

I am a currently Administrative Office Management student trying her best to get my foot in the door with a receptionist job. All of them require two... in New York, New York

Updated 62 months ago

A Degree vs Years of Experience? - 9 Replies

I find alot of entry level job postings for positions that deal with extensive customer service that a "Bachelors Degree is preferred". Am I...

dee in Phoenix, Arizona

Updated 63 months ago

need a job - 18 Replies

i am unemployed no more unemployment benefits l am and have been ooking for work as office, clerica, accts pay and rec clerk no luck i have 10...

weekendjobideas in Jalandhar, India

Updated 65 months ago

Weekend Receptionist - 2 Replies

Hello, I have been trying to obtain a Part-time weekend job for some time now however I have found my journey to be very difficult. I have 8...

philenehardin in Cleveland, Ohio

Receptionist search

I am presently a older college student, not much financial aid and I needed a job yesterday. However, search seems to have good Receptionist... in Johannesburg, South Africa

im looking for a job receotionist in the hospitality industry

hi guys i really need your help i have worked in the hospitality industry for about a year and a half now as waitress and i would really like to grow... in Williamston, North Carolina

Updated 68 months ago

receptionist - 2 Replies

Does anyone know of a FULL-TIME receptionist position ANYWHERE in the US??? I am looking for an entry-level position, and I know I can do it--I have...

sharon kay parker in Brandon, Mississippi

looking for a receptionist job in the brandon/flowood area of ms

I have been looking for work since may of 2009,I have alot of customer service relations and I am self directed and a fast learner, dedicated to my...

freedom loss in Sutherland, Nebraska

Updated 70 months ago

Background checks - 11 Replies

I work for a Security Co. and went o interview for a job, even asked the girl point blank if "Bad credit" was a factor and was told after...

sameera in Muscat, Oman

Updated 71 months ago

Interview Preparation - 7 Replies

Do you have any tips to help prepare for an upcoming receptionist interview? Are there common interview questions that come up again and again?

Montalvo-Haspil in Bronx, New York

Updated 71 months ago

The KEY to getting a position as a receptionist - 17 Replies

The key to getting a position as a receptionist is to smile, smile, smile while you talk! I make cold calls to offices, I'm over 60 and work...

suwwanee in Amman, Jordan

Updated 73 months ago

help - 1 Reply

doing a reception course level 5 FETAC anyone help x

Mansi in New Delhi, India

Updated 73 months ago

Receptionist job - 1 Reply

All Natural Body Care Day Spa & colonic center now hiring for full and part time! Positions include: Massage Therapist, Receptionist, esthetician,...

elaine alfano

Updated 74 months ago

DISAPPOINTED ! - 100 Replies


Dee in Lakewood, Wisconsin

Waubee lodge Resort

I am presently working at Waubee lodge, and to my suprise I hear from not managers but customers that we are going tp close?? Two of my managers have...

Mary inTampa in Tampa, Florida

Updated 74 months ago

Employment - 1 Reply

Hi, I have been unemployed for several months. I am a very experienced secretary/receptionist. I have very good people skills, and I know how...

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