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Len Leger

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Len Leger

Bio:

Over 15 years experience in Warehouse and Production enviorments. Ran forklifts in Shipping and Receiving for several previous employers, and worked as a Machine Operator and Material Handler in Production for several previous employers as well.

Interests:

Hunting, Fishing, Camping, Dart League, Singing Karaoke, Sports (participating and watching).

Recent Forum Topics & Comments (31)
Forum Discussion Posted
General > Job Interviews

Why are negative interviews used?

Actually the jobs were an average of 1-2 years in length, and were spaced over 14 years. When Donnelley Marketing in Nevada, Iowa closed back in '97, I looked for jobs where ever I ...

4 years ago
General > Job Interviews

Appling for jobs vs interviews

[QUOTE who="Worried in Chicago, Illinois"]I have read in a survey that some people have applied to an average of 15 jobs per week, yet they only have been on less than 10 ...

4 years ago
General > Job Interviews

Why are negative interviews used?

I had an interview once where the HR person conducted a very negative interview with me. She down right rude, and accusatory towards me. All this does in my opinion is puts a very ...

4 years ago
General > Career Advice

Trying out a new town

Just so you all don't think I came up here blindly, this is what happened. I was laid off at the 3M plant in Ames in late June. My girlfriend mentioned to me that I should come up ...

4 years ago
General > Career Advice

Trying out a new town

[QUOTE who="DS in Saint Paul, Minnesota"]Does your girlfriend know anyone in Woodbury or other suburbs/cities here? Have you tried looking for work in western Wisconsin ...

4 years ago
General > Career Advice

Trying out a new town

Thanks everyone. Don't get me wrong, I really did try, but no one was calling, and if I did get a call, they wanted way less than what I need to survive, and were usually in some ...

4 years ago
General > Job Interviews

Employers Taking Advantage in the Current Economy

I hear ya, they don't call back unless you hold a gun to their heads, and when they do, they offer way less than what you know the job is worth. They say they are going with ...

4 years ago
General > Career Advice

Frustrated Job Seeker's Rant -- Feel Free to Add Your Thoughts

Just ignore his worthless a$$ like the rest of us do, then he'll go away.

4 years ago
City > Chicago, Illinois

Central Iowa

Anyone know which industries are doing good, and which ones are slowing down. I have experiences in warehousing, production work, custodial, restaurants, and retail. Most of my ...

4 years ago
General > Career Advice

Staffing Firms Low Pay

He's a troll people just ignore him and he'll eventually get bored and go away.

4 years ago
General > Career Advice

Resorting To Extremes

Has anyone else had to do something like this? Here I am. over 22 years in the workforce, the last 15 or so have been factory work, and here I am today filling out applications for ...

4 years ago
General > Career Advice

Staffing Firms Low Pay

At this point, I'd give my left nut for a 12 an hour job, take it.

4 years ago
General > Career Advice

Good or bad job seeking method?

Thanks for the tips, I'll take them all into consideration my next go round on the job search trail.

4 years ago
General > Career Advice

Trying out a new town

Well, I guess Minnesota doesn't need me unfortunately. I'm going back to Iowa, and pray I have better luck down there. Guess I didn't realize just how bad the job market is up here ...

4 years ago
General > Career Advice

Trying out a new town

I'm born and raised San Diegan!!! Small world!!

4 years ago
General > Career Advice 4 years ago
General > Career Advice

Staffing Agencies don't even respond to thier own Job Postings

I have yet to find a dependable, and reliable temp agency or temp agent.

4 years ago
General > Career Advice

Staffing Agencies don't even respond to thier own Job Postings

Ya I was half way into a new job when all the sudden an agent called me once. I guess "get back to you soon" means something entirely different in staffing agency lingo.

4 years ago
General > Career Advice

Frustrated Job Seeker's Rant -- Feel Free to Add Your Thoughts

Lol, what ever you say... trolls are funny.

4 years ago
General > Career Advice

Staffing Agencies don't even respond to thier own Job Postings

I agree. Manpower I about had to twist their arm to find me something, and Synico staffing only deals with one employer, and the supervisor for them sucks on ice. They don't pay ...

4 years ago
General > Career Advice

Trying out a new town

I decided to try the Woodbury, Minnesota area, where my girlfriend has lived the last 14 years, and see how the job market is up here. I came armed with copies of my updated resume ...

4 years ago
General > Career Advice

Frustrated Job Seeker's Rant -- Feel Free to Add Your Thoughts

Ok, really now, are you friggin kidding me? are we back in school now? this is a jobs forum, and people are on here name calling and being childish for stupid reasons all the ...

4 years ago
General > Career Advice

Temp Agencies

I try to not use their benefits, but unfortunately The asthma and allergy meds I use are very pricey without insurance. I'm hoping one day I'll get a great job with awesome ...

4 years ago
General > Career Advice

Temp Agencies

I use them as a last resort myself. They are ineffective at times, and at times have some very inexperienced or unintelligent, or arrogant and egotistical people working for them ...

4 years ago
General > Career Advice

Temp Agencies

Agreed, I hate not being called back, or made to feel like I am hounding them by calling them weekly. Also, don't insult my intelligence by telling me that I'm on the top of your ...

4 years ago
General > Career Advice

Temp Agencies

Ok, in all honesty and seriousness, are they even worth it? I have worked for two agencies in the past, one was one company specific in my area, the other had me working all over ...

4 years ago
Job > Equipment Operator

Warehousing/Production

Anyone in the Central Iowa area know of any companies hiring for warehousing (sit down forklift operator, shipping, receiving worker) or production (material handler, machine ...

4 years ago
General > Career Advice

Frustrated Job Seeker's Rant -- Feel Free to Add Your Thoughts

I can understand the whole weeding out process, I mean you obviously wouldn't want a pedophile as a elementary school custodian, or a drug addict as a city bus driver, but they ...

4 years ago
General > Career Advice

One More Thing-Unwelcome Calls

If I am applying for a job, I am doing exactly that, and that only. I'm looking for a job, I'm NOT looking to further my education, or looking to sell insurance or vacation rentals ...

4 years ago
General > Career Advice

Good or bad job seeking method?

When I'm looking for a job, I generally do the same thing every time. I update my resume, make about 100 copies, mass mail my resume and cover letter to every business in the area ...

4 years ago
General > Career Advice

Frustrated Job Seeker's Rant -- Feel Free to Add Your Thoughts

Ok, Seriously, what is the deal with some of these companies hiring practices, applications, and interview procedures? I apply to one job and they want info that I really don't ...

4 years ago