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I Am Jobless

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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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    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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    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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    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 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 22, 2012

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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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    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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    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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    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 3 Responses May 13, 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, 2014

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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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    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, 2014

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    Money can buy me happiness.

    Too bad I have none of it.
    trent128 trent128 26-30, M May 27

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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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    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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    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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    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 18-21 Feb 5, 2014

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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 22-25 Jun 22, 2014

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    Yes, I just quit a dish washing job today

    because of the boss being not professional. I will not take that kind of crap.
    mother1983 mother1983 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 27, 2014

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    Filled out another application yesterday just

    to get another email today saying..."oh thank you for considering our company and although your education is impressive we have decided to go with a candidate with more experience and better meets our needs...but best of luck!" :D Me: -_- Sometimes I don't know what the...
    VelvetNoir VelvetNoir 22-25, M Apr 24

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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 6 Responses Dec 15, 2009

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    steack2 steack2 41-45, M Apr 21, 2014

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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 61-65, M 3 Responses Jul 29, 2009

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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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    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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    If you are reading this,

    I thank you. I've struggled heavily with depression for many years but I finally beat it when in 2010 I had a complete change. I lost around 40kilos of weight, starting seeing a psychologist and finally ventured in to the world of dating. I started work at a company where I...
    wobblierob wobblierob 26-30, M Feb 3

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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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    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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    I resigned from my work

    for four years as purchasing staff and find a new job as HR staff, of course the offer and benefits were good that's why i give up my four years job and also this is want i really wanted to work in Human Resources Dept. because i want to use what i have studied,..but everything...
    shy07me shy07me 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 12

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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, 2014

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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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    Ive been depressed and suicidal since the 4th grade. Kids are cruel and i was sick of being bullied. But recently in my life ive been stuck i a rut. Ive lost 3 friends this month...
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    28 years old Tunisian .. jobless of course and i need a woman that gives me the hand of help to find a job and i'll marry her ...
    hamilcar09 hamilcar09 26-30, M 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Very happily married! It's amazing how well we go together. We're both a little nuts in our own way. I'm a hothead and he tolerates me somehow. He's even helped me become a better...
    kRypt0lite kRypt0lite 22-25 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I'm 70 as of July 26 th and I need to write my story from start to finish. Not tonight but very soon . I will get up and give it a good 5 hours. I need to practice my first chapter...
    MsOracle MsOracle 66-70, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    Yeah, so I lost my job at 29 years old because my Fake Mother and her boyfriend and his family that she brainwashed against me was and still is drugging me to death. This Fake...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 22

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    When is enough enough? I've always try to help others when needed and if I'm able to. I get a sense of accomplishment, a good deed done that benefits those than me. Lately I've...
    FightingPhoenix FightingPhoenix 46-50, M 2 Responses Jul 20

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    My mother hates me a lot. Now, the whole family abandoned me for having a better life. Here's the saddest part of my story, they held me responsible (breadwinner) for everything...
    msyuism msyuism 26-30 Jul 16

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    I know most people hate being single , and so do I. Not to sound arrogant but I know that its not because of my looks nor my personality . My situation in in makes it hard for me...
    Thomasjay Thomasjay 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 15

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    I used to be young and free and happy but now I'm a jobless emotional wreck who wants to make something of himself but doesn't know how.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jul 15

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