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YorkiePud

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General > Career Advice

Ripped off by going to College!

Sadly, many people with degrees (even law degrees) are working at McDonalds. Thank the people who drove us into recession. But for now, volunteering is the best option to keep your ...

4 years ago
General > Career Advice

Temp job question

I guess this is more than a rant, than advice, but has this happened to someone else?

You get a call from the agency, you got a job! Woohoo! Your job will last (for ...

4 years ago
General > Career Advice

Scams and fakes

If you are suspicious of any scams or fakes, go to flakelist.org

I found this a while back while doing a google search on an email I got from a "company" about a job.

4 years ago
General > Job Interviews

Is the job a scam? Asking for credit score before interviewing

A real company will never ask you to do a credit check for an interview! Never give any personal details (such as SS number, credit card details) to ANYONE.

4 years ago
General > Career Advice

CareerExcuse.com Job References

That was me I wasn't signed in, sorry to post twice. It didn't show up the first time! Anyway never trust these schemes.

4 years ago
General > Career Advice

CareerExcuse.com Job References

This smells like a scam! Don't do it! Be honest about why you didn't work. And if you're going to use a fake reference, at least have a friend or family member with a different ...

4 years ago
General > Career Advice

Craigslist

Oh and by the way Wendy when you said, You're being way to paranoid on the matter, and i'm not even gonna go into how the matter of craigslist reliability vs getting a career is ...

4 years ago
General > Career Advice

Craigslist

Wendy, I am not trolling your thread. I'm telling you to get off your lazy backside and find a job yourself. You look stupid asking questions you could easily find out yourself ...

4 years ago
General > Career Advice

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

What in the sam hell does the following question have anything to do with working at Applebees?

How many of your friends are of a different race than you?

Who cares ...

4 years ago
General > Career Advice

How to get a career? 48/f/divorced

Sounds like you're asking everyone else to answer questions you could answer yourself. It's not ridiculous at all for someone to do some legwork in finding their own job. I'm not ...

4 years ago
General > Career Advice

How to get a career? 48/f/divorced

If I were you, I would look into this on my own. I'm not understanding why you are asking questions you could easily answer for yourself if you would take the time to research ...

4 years ago
General > Career Advice

Craigslist

Has anyone actually gotten a job from a Craigslist ad? I've read on various forums that people have, but I'm not sure. I'm looking at them, and none of them have any information on ...

4 years ago
General > Career Advice

How to get a career? 48/f/divorced

If you want to be a nurse, you will have to go to school. Don't set your bar too high for yourself. And I'm not trying to say you can't, I'm just saying be realistic about your ...

4 years ago
General > Career Advice

Seeing the Same Jobs Being Posted

Yes! Especially when it's a recruitment agency advertising a job when they just told you they have none! OR it's one of those jobs where the company is confidential and they tell ...

4 years ago
General > Career Advice

SO THIS IS MY REWARD???!!!

The one thing I hate is when someone will tell someone to "just go get a job" like they're being handed out on ever street corner. How can I just go get a job when 100 ...

4 years ago
General > Career Advice

Air Wisconsin

I had a phone interview today for customer service. How long does it take from here until you hear back again?

4 years ago
General > Career Advice

How to get a career? 48/f/divorced

What do you want to do? What skills do you have right now? 1500+ what? A week, a month? Where do you want to work? Have you applied for jobs?

4 years ago
Job > Laborer

Finding Jobs That Will Hire People With a Felony.

I've realized that all the ones who are judging people for having a felony are a*sholes. Me included. We sit here thinking we know everything about a person when really, we have no ...

4 years ago
Job > Mailroom Clerk

employment for felons!

I have had a realization and would like to come back to tell the OP and everyone that I am sorry for my words. I should have known this, really. I am smarter than to sit here and ...

4 years ago
Job > Paralegal

Being a Teacher vs. a Paralegal

My aunt is a special education assistant and absolutely loves her job. She told me that seeing someone grow and improve academically. You really make a difference in lives. She ...

4 years ago
Job > Mailroom Clerk

employment for felons!

People don't change, and I care about my personal safety. I wouldn't want someone who's been in prison with a felony to be around me.

4 years ago
General > Career Advice

Job interview coming up

[QUOTE who="OldandSad in Saddle Brook, New Jersey"]I used to believe this. I was told this. BUT IT'S WRONG! As job seekers are time is important! Why have someone come in ...

4 years ago
General > Career Advice

Things Employers should do to make job hunting/applying easier

I thought of one, and since I haven't had any power since the tornadoes in the area, I'll just mention this again.

I wish ads would tell me when they are going to hire. I ...

4 years ago
Job > Mailroom Clerk

employment for felons!

[QUOTE who="Zo in Washington, District of Columbia"]That may be true, "Obeying the law isn't that hard.", as YorkiePud said. However, when you allow yourself to ...

4 years ago
General > Career Advice

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

Can I also add that if you are going to make a notice that you are hiring, please tell me when you are hiring. If I knew you weren't actually looking to hire for another 3 months ...

4 years ago
General > Career Advice

Job interview coming up

Think of it as a practice run. I went on an interview yesterday with a job who advertised they are hiring. They didn't tell me until the interview it wasn't until August. Yea it's ...

4 years ago
Job > Mailroom Clerk

employment for felons!

I agree with Lisa, especially if you have 3 felonies. Obeying the law isn't that hard. Yes, everyone makes mistakes, but to get a felony X is no mistake. Why should anyone feel bad ...

4 years ago
Job > Social Worker

Social Work Abroad with US Degree

With all of the cuts and unemployment in the UK the likelihood of someone from the US getting a job over there is non existent. I always wonder who's even been on some sort of ...

4 years ago
General > Career Advice

Temp summer jobs

Well. My last temp job decided to tell the agency to tell me on my day off not to come in anymore. Whatever, I've built a bridge and got over it. Now I am in a sort of maybe ...

4 years ago
General > Career Advice

Where to start?

I've been in admin as a temp in a variety of offices for the last 5 or so years. I'm just so bored with it. Right now I am in a temp job as scanning clerk, so I get to scan all day ...

4 years ago
General > Career Advice

Do you really need that degree?

I've been thinking the same thing. Why would anyone go to college for 4 years, spend all of the money on books and courses to turn around to try to get a $10 an hour job. I've seen ...

4 years ago
General > Career Advice

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

*It is maddening when the court lets guilty criminals go free

What in the ...

4 years ago
General > Career Advice

Things Employers should do to make job hunting/applying easier

I know this has probably been mentioned a million times, and by me at least once. But I must reiterate, if you do not have a job opening do not waste your and my time by ...

4 years ago
City > Pensacola, Florida

jobs for disable or hard working

Well, they all are. It's illegal to discriminate against a person due to a disability.

4 years ago
General > Career Advice

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

I didn't get a job because I wasn't old enough, they wanted someone "mature", I guess they think all young people (when do you stop being "young" anyway) are ...

5 years ago
Job > Laborer

Finding Jobs That Will Hire People With a Felony.

I was charged with a felony 10 years ago and am stuck working as a fry cook. I believe that if a company refuses to hire an ex felon they should be required to pay a % of their ...

5 years ago
Job > Laborer

Finding Jobs That Will Hire People With a Felony.

If you are reading this and you are going through something hard in your life. You can't find a job because of something you did in the past, please I consider that you look ...

5 years ago
Job > Dental Hygienist

Male Hygienists?

Do what you want to do, not what "society" tells you. If women didn't stop just doing "women's" jobs, we'd all still be at home scrubbing the floors for our ...

5 years ago
General > Career Advice

Things Employers should do to make job hunting/applying easier

To follow on from my last post, the lady who interviewed me told me she would call me... Well... She called the agency and decided to go on an older lady. So she was too chicken to ...

5 years ago
General > Career Advice

Things Employers should do to make job hunting/applying easier

My wife viewed a recruiter ad for her occupation in the Sunday paper. She faxed a resume to the recruiter on that same Sunday.
The recruiter called her the next day, Monday ...

5 years ago
General > Career Advice

Things Employers should do to make job hunting/applying easier

I haven't read through the posts, but I want to add this. I went to an interview Friday, was there half an hour and the lady seemed to really like me. She took my number (since I ...

5 years ago
General > Job Interviews

Who wants to start naming names?

Adecco in Orlando

I agree with Adecco

5 years ago
Job > Medical Assistant

I have A felony

Maybe I just think differently, but if you know something will get you in to enough trouble to get a felony, why in the world do you do it? I see one person blames some other guy ...

5 years ago
Job > Housekeeper

have u ever been convicted of a felony? Should this question still be on applications?

say no....on app...say no and if they come back and ask, explain your side of it...how old it is...etc..it isn't a death sentence...lawyer may be in order

I wouldn't lie ...

5 years ago
Job > Flight Attendant

Spirit Airlines...

This is probably a silly question, but how tall are all of you? I would love to be a FA, but am afraid I am too short. I am 5'1 without heels.

5 years ago
Job > Truck Driver

Failed drug test and refusal on dac report

if i was frired from a job for random drug sceen is there something i can do because the act of1973or77 a company is suppose to help you get treatment and allow you to get your job ...

5 years ago
Job > Truck Driver

Failed drug test and refusal on dac report

Anyone who tries to defend a person who drives under the influence (like some of you) is a disgusting excuse for a human. Making a choice to get in a car and drive when you are ...

5 years ago
General > Job Interviews

No Response after 2nd Interview

I interviewed for a company a while ago through an agency and I never heard from them again. Although, during the interview I had a feeling they didn't even know what they wanted ...

5 years ago
Job > Flight Attendant

Virgin America

I'd love to be a FA, but alas, I am 5 feet tall.

5 years ago
General > Career Advice

Things Employers should do to make job hunting/applying easier

One more. With employment agencies who list about 10 jobs online, then when you call they magically have nothing in at the moment. Either you have jobs and are listing them and are ...

5 years ago

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