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Janet McElroy

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General > Career Advice

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

Here you have to speak English and Spanish to be a 911 operator

4 months ago
General > Career Advice

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

The different states argue about who owns the water and who's going to pay to have the pipes built. Sometimes we forget we are one nation not state to state.

4 months ago
General > Career Advice 4 months ago
General > Career Advice

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

[QUOTE who="Jane Willow in Ann Arbor, Michigan"]Does anyone else get panic attacks when pulling up job searching sites? I'm literally in tears right now over job searching ...

5 months ago
General > Career Advice

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

[QUOTE who="Riot in Massachusetts"]My brother lived at home well into his 30s, and I moved out at 27 myself. This is just how things are today.[/QUOTE]

My son, his ...

5 months ago
General > Career Advice

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

Ms. Smartmouth, Again please explain why you are on this forum since it bothers you sooooo much. Do you have no friends?

6 months ago
General > Career Advice

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

[QUOTE who="MsSmartMouth in San Francisco, California"]I can't identify with your "we" group, but going nuts less than a year into unemployment is scary[/QUOTE ...

6 months ago
General > Career Advice

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

MyCon, I wonder how lonely you are. You are constantly voicing your view point of disgust on this website. To track Xboxer for the past 4 years of their job search is stalking ...

7 months ago
General > Career Advice

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

My con, are you employed? If your system works you have been on this forum for some time now. Why aren't you working?

7 months ago
General > Career Advice

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

Your correct about long term employed having no clue what's it like out there. I'm now a nanny and the people I work for are unhappy with their jobs and sere looking for something ...

9 months ago
General > Career Advice

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

The interesting thing is to sell insurance you have to be licensed. You need to pass a very hard test and it costs money. So I think these ads are scams.

9 months ago
General > Career Advice

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

Years ago I had a Shell Credit card and I quit paying on it and seven years later it was dropped off my credit. A year later Capital One bought the debt and tried to go after me ...

9 months ago
General > Career Advice

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

I feel 90 percent of the reasons people aren't getting hired has nothing to do with experience, knowledge or these personality tests. The reason your not being hired is due to your ...

9 months ago
General > Career Advice

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

The title of this form says "Rant" so go ahead and rant all you want. If people don't like they can go to a different forum.

11 months ago
General > Career Advice

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

I used to work in life insurance offices. Companies left and right were leaving California. They would leave and I'd be stuck looking for another job. After about the 5th time and ...

13 months ago
General > Career Advice

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

[QUOTE who="Beth in Plano in Plano, Texas"]With ObamaCare, hiring will grind to a trickle.[/QUOTE]

People who are working just to obtain health insurance will now ...

18 months ago
General > Career Advice

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

If you have to pay for anything job related and they don't I say the job is a scam. If the company is solid they would be able to afford to cover the background and drug test.

21 months ago
General > Career Advice

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

Hi, I worked in an insurance company that was cut throat. I enjoyed the work but not the people I was working for. The companies mostly moved out of state. I was babysitting for ...

22 months ago
General > Career Advice

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

[QUOTE who="John in Catonsville, Maryland"]That may also be related to employers claiming that they "just can't find qualified people". How much less qualified ...

22 months ago
General > Career Advice

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

I have pink eye so I had to see someone. Checked CVS minute clinic and they wanted 80 to 90 dollars. Called my old doctor and he charged me 40.00 because I too don't have ...

23 months ago
General > Career Advice

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

Let me guess. You are over 50 yrs old. Age discrimination.

23 months ago
Job > Tax Preparer

Tax preparation software and bank products

I received a 1099-C regarding a credit card. I am trying to fill out the 982 form but am confused. They want me to send it in along with the rest of my tax forms as if I worked ...

23 months ago
General > Career Advice

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

I'm. 59 now and I can't retire until I'm 68. My parents could retire at 55. Not many people want to hire a 60 year old when there are so many young people looking for work.

2 years ago
General > Career Advice

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

I think we must have worked at the same company.
[QUOTE who="Unhappilyunemployed in Pennsylvania"]Ha! Good question. My company did their layoff in the middle of ...

2 years ago
General > Career Advice

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

[QUOTE who="where is my cheese in Taunton, Massachusetts"]Californian, I understand what you mean. I am also "too nice". I provide household help to a family ...

2 years ago
General > Career Advice

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

[QUOTE who="Mr. Brooklyn in New York, New York"]What are you guys doing to maintain sanity? Anyone working on any side businesses?

The day began with the alarming ...

2 years ago
General > Career Advice

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

Also saying 15 yrs experience they are doing the math and age discrimination.

2 years ago
General > Career Advice

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

No matter how good your resume is or how well you interview as soon as they see you and your over 50 your in trouble. I wish we were given the chance to retire at 55 like our ...

3 years ago
General > Career Advice

Have you lost confidence in your abilities like I have?

[QUOTE who="OldandSad in Saddle Brook, New Jersey"]After two years of not having a full time job and many rejections after interviews, I can honestly say I have lost ...

3 years ago
General > Career Advice

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

dirtwig. It must have been from Chase. Their call center is in the Philipines.

3 years ago
General > Career Advice

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

Employment Specialist. How many people do you place over 50. It doesn't matter how you interview, if you're over 50 you're screwed.

3 years ago
Job > Administrative Assistant

Older Worker Seeks Employment

[QUOTE who="Rebekah in New York, New York"]It seems to me that these lowlifes don't think they will ever be our age. Maybe they're right. Sadly young people are ...

4 years ago
Job > Pest Control Technician

Getting a pest control technician job.

Yes he passed the test. He bought a study guide from the dept of agriculture and it was 10.00. He is waiting to get his license in the mail. He hasn't started working yet so I ...

4 years ago
General > Career Advice

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

I have a friend who works as a security guard at a ranch in the mountains. Last weekend she was going on and on about how she didn't get a raise and was going to quit if things ...

4 years ago