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    I lost my job due to new management coming in

    and taking over our department. One of the guys I worked with was put in charge and we did not see eye to eye to say the least. He is one of those managers who only wants to be surrounded by yes men and well I tend to have my own opinion on things. Not that he needs to take...
    Midnightghost Midnightghost 46-50, M 2 Responses Mar 14

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    Jobless And Hopeless Yet Thankful

    Ive been jobless for about 3 weeks now. I got laid off on my birthday which was depressing in it self. I am 29 and i am starting to feel like there is no hope for me. Not only i got laid off on my birthday but i also got laid off with no money in the bank for a rainy day! Through...
    mimi7729 mimi7729 26-30, F 3 Responses Oct 27, 2011

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    Rent Is Almost Due...

    Ever since I left high school I've been looking for a job. That was when I was 16. I'm 18 now, turning 19 in May and have only had one job in this 2 year bracket. I was an apprentice mechanic, not the greatest of jobs but it was better than nothing. The work was tiring, the...
    warrioroflove warrioroflove 18-21, M 3 Responses Feb 14, 2010

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    There'S Hope...

    I was jobless for 8 months, sending out dozens of resumes a month and wondering why I wasn't getting called in for interviews. Then I got desperate and started doing some research online, and I found a religious organization in California that awarded honorary doctoral degrees...
    DanielMorris DanielMorris 41-45 Apr 22, 2013

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    Jobless Might Not Mean Doom

    To all in my position I too am still jobless, but are lucky enough it have the internet and a free opportunity that actually pays money, its based on the Groupon Model, I put a simple website together www.themathmachine.com to explain it all. As I said, its Free, and while we...
    textron textron 36-40 3 Responses Dec 16, 2011

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    Going Crazy Searching For A New Career!

     I am on my 2nd stint of unemployment over the last 2 years.  I just don't know how to go about finding a new career that's right for me with the lack of education sometimes required.  I was working for new home builders/developers for nearly nine years and we all...
    mbenrubi mbenrubi 31-35, M 2 Responses Jan 12, 2010

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    Help Me Complete My Dissertation On Unemployment

    I am trying to finish my dissertation and I need your help! I am studying how people cope with the stress of unemployment. If you are 18+, live in the US, and are unemployed, please participate in this survey! It's short, anonymous, voluntary, and enters you in a raffle for 1 of...
    UnemployedStudent UnemployedStudent 26-30, M Oct 22, 2012

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    I Lost My Job But Found My Passion!

    So I just got fired this morning from the telemarketing company I’ve been working for the last few weeks! I worked at a mediocre hourly rate while working my *** off. It was one of the hardest things ever to simply wake up to work because I lacked ANY motivation besides money...
    CodeVeroby CodeVeroby 26-30, M Jan 6, 2013

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    steack2 steack2 41-45, M Apr 21

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    Hey. I live in Columbus,

    OH. If you need me for a job and want to hire me then please message me. Thanks!
    BustyLove BustyLove 18-21, F May 14

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    Buy My Life

    100,000 Reward for whoever finds buyer "ebay item buy my life" 100,000 Reward for whoever finds me a buyer "eBay item buy my life" i am looking for someone who wants to help me sell it. / who will promote it on line or to people. make the sale, maybe you know someone who would...
    bworth81 bworth81 22-25 Jul 4, 2013

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    Anyone interested in making some extra money

    or perhaps a new career path? My friend is expanding his business across the country and is looking for people interested in working part time/full time around their current commitments. He has done very well creating a large organization. It doesn't matter where you live or...
    MitchJuhl MitchJuhl 22-25 Apr 15

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    I'm Screwed...here's Why

    Though delighted by the prospect of actually getting a Driver's License in the next month or so, I've been struck by the (not so sudden) realization that in this society (or any society, for that matter) a guy like me is pretty worthless when it comes down to employment. Let me...
    loser9 loser9 18-21, M 3 Responses Dec 8, 2010

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    I Am Out of Work Now

    hi friends, this time i lost my job sort of like with no reason at all, ummm, but probbaly cuz of the big working pressure there in relartion to sales-job, and i am a salesman, on the morning of the day before yesterday, i got up and felt tired m, thinking of the ******* uneasy...
    brian12392 brian12392 22-25 7 Responses Oct 13, 2008

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    Just Hire Me Dammit.....

    I was externing straight out of college and thought wow this good....then i got a "come and interview for this position" email. i packed up my life and moved south. Its been almost a year and a half now and i have no job to show for that move. What i do have are reject emails...
    PhoEniXAriEs PhoEniXAriEs 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 16, 2012

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    A Job Offer !

    HI ,I got a Job offer for 4 americans male or female  in Saudi Arabia. You would be teaching englisch as a native speaker.No Diploma would be required from you.1700 Dollars a month (for the beginning ) ( you dont need to pay taxes ) and housing is paid for.If you are...
    ZerocooloreZ ZerocooloreZ 31-35, M Oct 6, 2011

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    Jealocy, Shame, Inferiority Complex - Let Me Break Free!!

    I have been a stay at home mom for the past six years. There is nothing that could replace this time in my life. Mother and her children being together, to me, is one of the most natural events in life. Throughout my "unemployment", I maintained various entrepreneurial venues...
    FutureFriend FutureFriend 31-35 Jun 11, 2013

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    What Can I Do...

    Am almost 20 and have been jobless for a year now and it sucks i feel like I'm not trying hard enough:( it suck i don't know what to do anymore and with each passing day my hope for one little phone call is slowly starting to break. Everyone tells me not to lose home and that...
    LaRose92 LaRose92 18-21, F 2 Responses May 24, 2012

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    Tell My Your Story, Please.

    I created this thread to recruit participation for my dissertation, which I need to finish to graduate and find a job. More importantly, I know how helpful it is to share your story with someone. My study is important and I am asking you to consider completing my survey...
    UnemployedStudent UnemployedStudent 26-30, M 3 Responses Aug 9, 2012

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    Jobless, Homeless And Alone

    My current crisis of being unemployed has made my life complicated and hard but the simple reason is that I have little experience (I am not even 20 yet) but will not work for minimum wage (I would not be able to cover living expenses through that). That is about it. I would...
    NothingToDo NothingToDo 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 15, 2009

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    My name is Jarod, I am seventeen

    and everytime I go to school I feel terrible because my family is struggling financially in the aftermath of a divorce and all of my friends talk about how they go to work and get around a hundred dollar paychecks. I have tried and tried to apply but because I am shy most...
    zeframcochrane zeframcochrane 16-17 1 Response Feb 5

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    The Sun Will Rise Again

      I have been reading your story and I have seen my picture, with some changes in details. I have finished my university in 2002 as economist,but that relay didn't help me, I applied for lots of jobs and was not lucky enough to secure a descent job so I had to work in...
    Alexious77 Alexious77 31-35 1 Response Dec 30, 2012

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    My Miserable 1 Month Of Hell

    Dear guys,I am honestly so depressed. I have been in the workforce for two years in contractual roles and my work life has not been easy. Last year, I was fighting for a dream and in the end I got it after a long wait. I gave it all i got in the new workplace even though my boss...
    sweetasheaven sweetasheaven 22-25 1 Response Oct 27, 2011

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    Frustration With Work

    I need a Job, but applying online is pointless i never make it through the preliminaries. I am angry and feel helpless. I don't know what to or how to accomplish my goals. I don't even know what I want to do anymore or if I ever knew in the first place. I am lost and angry...
    Rinata Rinata 22-25, F 2 Responses May 13, 2013

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    Lost Job, Worried About Loosing House And Cats.

    I have been w/out my main job for almost six months now. I was let go after several other were laid off as well. While my main supervisor was pretty bullying  and abusive it was a job. Right now I am looking for work. While I had previously had a easy time of finding...
    dysphoricsherpa dysphoricsherpa 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 23, 2010

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    Purpose

    When the glamour of getting money for being at home fades after a couple months, you start to wonder what should i do? Doing stuff takes money you can't afford unless you have a good nature trail nearby and eventually you have to pay bills again, so where do you find purpose...
    tamikay tamikay 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 25, 2013

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    It's been two months

    since I resigned from my last job and right now, I'm still jobless. I want to take my time looking for a job that is right for me. A job that I will truly love.
    lei22 lei22 18-21 Jun 22

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    Chrysler and Compuware Creates Homeless Engineer

    Please view my video and pass it on to your friends and colleagues. The more viewers I get, will support my case in the court of public opinion and pressure the three involved companies, Chrysler, Compuware d/b/a Professional Services, and Combustion Components to settle my 11...
    billsout billsout 51-55, M 3 Responses Jul 29, 2009

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    Redundant

    I got told on Friday at 4.30PM I was getting made redundant and away by 4.40 PM.  Never even got a letter to say what i was due will send it to me.  I got 30 days paid notice. Yet I only count 28.. They knew it was happening so some warning would have been good  ...
    TAMSBIRD TAMSBIRD 51-55 1 Response Dec 8, 2010

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    My Most Recent Attempts To Change That

    A few weeks ago, after I arrived at church, a man asked me how my job hunt was going. I answered to the effect of, "They keep getting away from me." He introduced me to a fellow church member who happened to be standing about 20 feet away from us. This lady's husband runs the...
    gingershuman gingershuman 36-40, M 2 Responses Jul 22, 2012

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    Loads Of Qualifications And Experience; Shortlisted For Loads Of Jobs; Still Unemployed...

    Hello, I’m 35 years old. From leaving school until the end of 2007 I worked for Royal Mail as a postie and then an indoor sorter. It was well paid for what I actually did (far above minimum wage) and while it was boring a lot of the time it wasn’t such a bad place to work...
    bazza270577 bazza270577 31-35, M 1 Response Oct 25, 2012

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    Most attractive trait or characteristic? For me I think she has to have a job... Jobless is a turn off.
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    I think it's amazing how the US government can spend over 1 bil bombing "terrorists" in less than 2 months while people in America are being bullied, attacked, raped and murdered...
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    I feel guilty writing this, let alone thinking it. Truth is I am not really "legally" the stepmom...just the woman married to the child's father. Since the day we fell in love...
    LadyLoner LadyLoner 46-50, F 3 Responses Oct 4

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    She owes me money. She even owes an apology. I was in Cali for one week. It was June. I constantly tried to hangout with him but she brings her new bf and they r sex machines. He...
    vanessamoomoo vanessamoomoo 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 5

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    I have the illnesses of bipolar and panic/anxiety disorder. I also have damage in my right brain from an injury as a baby. I was not diagnosed until I was 47. This is because...
    Bibiana554 Bibiana554 56-60, F 1 Response Oct 5

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    Going on three weeks now, it's getting a little easier but there are time when a memory will sneak in and break my heart all over again.You were no good for me, a toxic...
    SlashedHeart SlashedHeart 51-55, F 7 Responses Oct 6

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    single, living with my mother and pregnant. The way things are going at work, I might be jobless too!!!
    wastedmonths wastedmonths 26-30 Oct 13

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    Me (18)and my boyfriend (22) recently broke up due to my assumptions that were proven with evidence , my continuous nagging based on my false assumptions & my constant outbreaks...
    CandiceRx3 CandiceRx3 18-21, F 7 Responses a week ago

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    Something so dark so deep within your eyes, I still remember the first time we met. It was at Provocateur in New York, I was out with my date that you invited to the party, you...
    triangleismyfav triangleismyfav 22-25, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Oh how the mighty have fallen! Five years ago no one would have predicted the state of my life today: Divorced, lonely, homeless, jobless, and miserable. I have fallen so far...
    sassyg1rl sassyg1rl 36-40, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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