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Phyllis Boehme

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-- M. Mom WRUW 1972-1990 -- creative radio broadcast/engineer -- -- office assistant/file clerk/data retrieval -- -- cashier/inventory/sales -- seamstress/costumes/cosmetics -- -- lab tech/pharm tech/veterinary medicine -- -

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MST3K, science, physics, racehorse Man O'War, band Joy D/Vision

Recent Forum Topics & Comments (264)
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General > Career Advice

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

[QUOTE who="Bleh in Massachusetts"]So you're going to run out of money but gave up looking for a job...You'd rather hike all day and wait for government assistance then ...

2 days ago
General > Career Advice

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

[QUOTE who="PSequa in Houston, Texas"]Hi,

What's with all the rage on this forum?[/QUOTE]

Maybe it's either verbal venting or armed & dangerous?

2 days ago
General > Career Advice

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

[QUOTE who="Sick Of It All in backwoods, California"]Fat f***ing chance of that ever happening. My parents both work AND own their own business and are doing just peachy ...

5 days ago
General > Career Advice

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

Heard two old dudes whining that in 20 years, Ohio will lose all kinds of tax revenue because people will retire & (how dare they?!) expect services from various government ...

5 days ago
General > Career Advice

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

[QUOTE who="xboxer in Cactus, Arizona"]I think everyone knows just how much produce came from California...

From articles I have read...the Colorado River flows in ...

5 days ago
General > Career Advice

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

[QUOTE who="adapting to poverty in Kennebunk, Maine"]Did anybody hear the whole of a news story I just caught a snippet of? Something about a group of graduates from a ...

14 days ago
General > Career Advice

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

[QUOTE who="Sick Of It All in backwoods, California"]This is 100% HOW. IT. WORKS. You've nailed it exactly, Mr. XBox.

My last job was constantly cutting corners to ...

14 days ago
General > Career Advice

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

[QUOTE who="Ktalbert in Manchester, New Hampshire"]I was a single mother who went to school and had to change majors twice, had to drop out of school to take care of my ...

14 days ago
General > Career Advice

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

[QUOTE who="Sick Of It All in backwoods, California"]It's because companies can't afford to pay different people to do specific things. So they expect one person to do ...

21 days ago
General > Career Advice

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

[QUOTE who="xboxer in Cactus, Arizona"]The worst is employment though.
If we don't like our bosses, coworkers, pay, lack of benefits, etc., we just can't hop to ...

21 days ago
General > Career Advice

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

[QUOTE who="xboxer in Cactus, Arizona"]The worst is employment though.
If we don't like our bosses, coworkers, pay, lack of benefits, etc., we just can't hop to ...

21 days ago
General > Career Advice

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

[QUOTE who="Ruby Slippers in Las Vegas, Nevada"]This weeds out the sick and the feeble.[/QUOTE]

Actually, taxes support "the sick & the feeble" who ...

21 days ago
General > Career Advice

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

[QUOTE who="BJ in Sacramento, California"]Ha...I know, I saw an ad for a receptionist. Job duties listed- answer phone and direct calls to appropriate person, open and ...

21 days ago
General > Career Advice

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

[QUOTE who="Kate_outta_kontrol in deep in the heart of, Texas"]" Front desk receptionist...must be able to lift30 lbs and must stand for entire shift"....who ...

21 days ago
General > Career Advice

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

[QUOTE who="adapting to poverty in Kennebunk, Maine"]We HAVE to get back to work quicker because we have so many illegal immigrants to support.[/QUOTE]

Once saw a ...

21 days ago
General > Career Advice

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

[QUOTE who="xboxer in Cactus, Arizona"]I don't think prior generations wished this sort of thing away.
But then, they weren't enslaved by technology. They could ...

21 days ago
General > Career Advice

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

[QUOTE who="xboxer in Cactus, Arizona"]LOL that's great.
Besides, you wouldn't know if they were virgins...[/QUOTE]

One of my favorite stress relievers is an ...

21 days ago
General > Career Advice

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

[QUOTE who="xboxer in Cactus, Arizona"]There's probably no real job offer. They are just putting the line with bait into the water to see who bites.[/QUOTE]

We were ...

21 days ago
General > Career Advice

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

[QUOTE who="Cpht lifer in Extremely Underemployed and sick of it"]I don't think they are real openings, come on how long could it take for a job opening that doesn't even ...

21 days ago
General > Career Advice

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

[QUOTE who="Cpht lifer in Extremely Underemployed and sick of it"]I don't think they are real openings, come on how long could it take for a job opening that doesn't even ...

21 days ago
General > Career Advice

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

[QUOTE who="Tom3899 in Saint Louis, Missouri"]Leeann, I'm surprised they hired an MBA in the first place. Usually they're just called overqualified and passed over.[/QUOTE ...

21 days ago
General > Career Advice

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

[QUOTE who="Leeann66 in Ontario, Canada"]The good old days. You could get a job at 9am, quit at 10am, have another one by 11am, quit that job at 12pm, have another one by ...

21 days ago
General > Career Advice

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

There seems to be little actual human interaction w/job applications anymore. I am convinced that computer software is written w/built in discrimination; apparently, there is no ...

21 days ago
General > Career Advice

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

[QUOTE who="Sick Of It All in backwoods, California"]This is a regular argument between my parents & me.
The last time my father looked for a job was in the ...

25 days ago
General > Career Advice

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

[QUOTE who="BJ in Sacramento, California"]Ha...I know, I saw an ad for a receptionist. Job duties listed- answer phone and direct calls to appropriate person, open and ...

25 days ago
General > Career Advice

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

Ridiculous? "We have Multiple Openings. No Experience Needed. Full Training provided. Looking for Motivated Individuals to Start ASAP"
Capital letters as in the ad ...

25 days ago
General > Career Advice

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

[QUOTE who="Leeann66 in Ontario"]Gotta wonder why a Receptionist needs a degree. I see that more and more now. Some also want 2 years of accounting experience and you ...

25 days ago
General > Career Advice

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

[QUOTE who="Sick Of It All in Santee, California"]They've been outrageous for awhile. Is it time for those of us with "ordinary" qualifications to start ...

25 days ago
General > Career Advice

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

[QUOTE who="AndyRising in a State of Bliss"]Jut about everyone who visits this forum has had these same experiences. So, welcome!

Today I applied for two jobs at a ...

27 days ago
General > Career Advice

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

[QUOTE who="Cpht lifer in Extremely Underemployed and sick of it"]I wish I could even land a job in sales. Everywhere I apply (if I hear anything from them) it's that I ...

27 days ago
General > Career Advice

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

[QUOTE who="Leeann66 in Ontario"]I just found an article that listed the easiest top 10 jobs to get. Cook was #1, flowed by Sales at #2. No one really wants to be a cook ...

27 days ago
General > Career Advice

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

[QUOTE who="xboxer in Cactus, Arizona"]C'mon, 14 steps is nothing. I've filled out more than that.
What do you mean you don't have the patience to fill out an ...

27 days ago
General > Career Advice

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

[QUOTE who="Leeann66 in Ontario"]Employers might think over qualified applicants will eventually bail on them.[/QUOTE]

This is what is so irritating when friends ...

27 days ago
General > Career Advice

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

[QUOTE who="Shingami in Chicago, Illinois"]Of course this works WHEN you can do that. You can choose to only use this method or you might have to send the resume wherever ...

27 days ago
General > Career Advice

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

[QUOTE who="NeedRealjob in Saint Louis, Missouri"]Especially with stuff like TALEO. You apply for a job with TALEO and use your degree, but keep it off on another ...

27 days ago
General > Career Advice

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

[QUOTE who="xboxer in Cactus, Arizona"]That's a good point.
But if you came here from country X, you could get everything free. Housing , food , healthcare ,an ...

27 days ago
General > Career Advice

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

[QUOTE who="xboxer in Cactus, Arizona"]Yes. They must sell our emails from the job sites. I don't know how else they are getting our names.[/QUOTE]

& you have ...

27 days ago
General > Career Advice

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

[QUOTE who="Ruby Slippers in Las Vegas, Nevada"]SS is the Mother of all Ponzi Schemes. You pay in and it instantly goes out. Your problem is that there won't be enough ...

27 days ago
General > Career Advice

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

[QUOTE who="xboxer in Cactus, Arizona"]It won't be there or will be cut.
Millions are coming into this nation, and the govt wants to even increase the HB-1s coming ...

27 days ago
General > Career Advice

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

[QUOTE who="xboxer in Cactus, Arizona"]You can find it all on the net.
Our nation cannot keep up with bringing all of these people in, as cheap labor, from all over ...

27 days ago
General > Career Advice

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

[QUOTE who="xboxer in Cactus, Arizona"]You can find it all on the net.
Our nation cannot keep up with bringing all of these people in, as cheap labor, from all over ...

27 days ago
General > Career Advice

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

[QUOTE who="Ruby Slippers in Las Vegas, Nevada"]SS will be broke in 20 years unless something major changes. The evidence is indisputable. There is more being paid out ...

27 days ago
General > Career Advice

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

[QUOTE who="xboxer in Cactus, Arizona"]And for all of the people who give me a thumbs down for my prior comment about SS, you should read up about how this will affect you ...

27 days ago
General > Career Advice

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

[QUOTE who="Ruby Slippers in Las Vegas, Nevada"]I once did a temp stint for a company that had "American" as part of the company name. They didn't make a single ...

27 days ago
General > Career Advice

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

[QUOTE who="Jury 14 in Hartford, Connecticut"]I've heard UPS is actually a great company to work for. A lot of working people in older generations never take absences ...

27 days ago
General > Career Advice

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

[QUOTE who="Leeann66 in Ontario"]Just called a temp agency. The girl there told me they have some light industrial work available. Putting stickers on products, packaging ...

27 days ago
General > Career Advice

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

I try to avoid an application to any job that I know is further than it makes sense to drive, not only cost of gas, which will rise eventually, but wear & tear on your car as ...

27 days ago
General > Career Advice

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

[QUOTE who="Jury 14 in Hartford, Connecticut"]You should hear the amount of "older" workers who swear to god things are not more difficult in terms of finding a ...

30+ days ago
General > Career Advice

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

[QUOTE who="xboxer in Cactus, Arizona"]That's so dumb of him.
People can be with their families. It doesn't mean they are immature if they live at home. A lot of ...

30+ days ago
General > Career Advice

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

[QUOTE who="xboxer in Cactus, Arizona"]Those people are stuck in time warps.
Should buy them an old typewriter for Christmas.
And a rotary phone.[/QUOTE]

30+ days ago

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