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DampYankee

Name:

Jennifer Pemberton

Bio:

HR Professional with 8+ years' progressive career seeking out employment with non-auto related manufacturing, healthcare, or government entities.

Interests:

Reading, photography, writing, dance, fine arts, too many to list.

Recent Forum Topics & Comments (19)
Forum Discussion Posted
City > Houston, Texas

felon looking for work

Unfortunately, the economic climate still isn't that great and it is pretty difficult finding positions.

I've worked in HR for some years, and while my current field ...

22 months ago
Job > Corrections Officer

Tips for corrections officer interviews.

Here's a few more questions that our agency commonly asks Correctional Officer applicants:

1) Inmates in this facility outnumber staff 10 to 1. Assume that you are assigned ...

22 months ago
Company > T-Mobile

did i not get the job?

It doesn't necessarily mean that you don't have a chance to be hired in, especially if the assistant manager has a lot of autonomy in selections as far as job candidates. The delay ...

2 years ago
General > Career Advice

on line aps, what to post or not post

[QUOTE who="Stillsmiling in Saint Marys, Georgia"]I fill out most of it but stop short of ss# and dob. Now certain government jobs I gave that info but normally I don't ...

2 years ago
General > Job Interviews

Who wants to start naming names?

[QUOTE who="Joe Gagill in Monticello, New York"]Tick Tock Tick Tock your time is running out.

Your not going have a job much longer since you can't pick good solid ...

2 years ago
General > Career Advice

HR Rejection Letter Language Decoded!

Ever wonder what those generic rejection letter phrases REALLY mean? Well, wonder no longer--here's the truth from a disgruntled HR practitioner:

"overqualified" ...

3 years ago
General > Career Advice

The Effects of Being Unemployed This Long........

Wish granted to the OP...I'm in management, and I'm in HR. I'm also currently unemployed and have been since January 2012.

It's hard to not get discouraged...I'm 42 and ...

3 years ago
General > Career Advice

Just turned 30, no real career progress, HELP!

I would definitely continue on with comedy and writing if that is your passion and what you want to do, even if it is secondary to a regular career. Before you decide on what you ...

3 years ago
Job > HR Manager

Best way to get hired in hr, stay in HR and get rich in HR

Yes, you have this right and MUST currently work in HR or are more likely working in HR and hating it. I switched career fields to get into HR (even got the MBA to do so *stupid me ...

3 years ago
General > Career Advice

Is being 44 years old offensive to employers?

Having a clean background (no criminal convictions/no drug use/no excessive motor vehicle violations) is definitely required for work in the criminal justice fields, so it sounds ...

3 years ago
Company > Sykes

What's the company culture at SYKES?

The culture seems to be one of lowered expectations...I interviewed a long time ago with them for a manager level job, and 4 weeks after the interview, sent a polite email to the ...

5 years ago
Job > Nurse Practitioner

Nursing & FT Work

Hello, I have made up my mind to finally follow my desired career path at age 39...I want to go into nursing, and would like to eventually end up as an NP, in either Psychiatry or ...

6 years ago
Job > Respiratory Therapist

Online school

I did not go in for respiratory therapy. I went to Baker College which is based in Flint, MI.

7 years ago
Job > HR Manager

Show me the money...

HR Manager salaries vary greatly by industry, company size, non-profit/for profit status, and geographically. HR Manager salaries also vary by one's experience and degree level ...

7 years ago
Job > Hairstylist

Please Help Me!

There are a few things you can do in this case. See if you can get some extra help from the instructor--many instructors are glad to help so students succeed in their class. You ...

7 years ago
Job > Respiratory Therapist

Online school

I did my BA degree online, and part of my MBA online. It's no more difficult than in a traditional classroom, but you have to be disciplined and be able to keep up since the ...

7 years ago
Company > Sears

sears

Just call the person who set up the interview and inform them that you would like to reschedule if possible. If they are serious about you, they will not mind re-scheduling it.

7 years ago
Company > Sears

A manager everyone is quitting over, or she tries to fire.

Sorry to hear that your manager was let go because he wasn't brave enough to confront this woman and let HER go.

It is unlikely that they will let the store go ...

7 years ago
Company > LabCorp

What's the company culture at LabCorp?

My sister-in-law worked for them for 30 years...she got great reviews, etc. Then, one day, they lay her off, giving her the reason that her job was a "degreed job" and ...

7 years ago