I Am Jobless

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 165 People

    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

    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

    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

    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
    31-35, M
    Feb 3, 2015

    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

    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
    Jul 22, 2012

    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

    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

    Ok since my parents have been bugging the hell

    out of me about getting a job I start applying for some. So one of the managers or director after that experience working in a store and I said yes I do and I worked there for 2 years. that's the only job at work. And then he asked me if I can come in for a job interview...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Feb 11

    Money is truly happiness; maybe not completely.

    When you have non, or even a car & live in outside the bounds of transportation you realize how inaccurate the quote "money can't buy you happiness is".
    jenjen370 jenjen370
    18-21, T
    Nov 12, 2015

    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
    1 Response Nov 27, 2014

    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

    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

    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

    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

    Money can buy me happiness.

    Too bad I have none of it.
    trent128 trent128
    26-30, M
    May 27, 2015

    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
    26-30, M
    Apr 24, 2015

    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

    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
    26-30
    Apr 15, 2014

    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

    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
    steack2 steack2
    41-45, M
    Apr 21, 2014

    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

    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

    its been 2 years now

    since i got a job,i hope someday i be hire soon, i hate receiving rejection letters
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Aug 7, 2015

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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
    2 Responses Mar 12, 2015
    winkoryouwillsink winkoryouwillsink
    22-25, F
    Oct 8, 2015

    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

    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

    I had just went to a place about find ing me a

    job. The next time I go back they should have the talks about which job they think would be best for me. it sucks being jobless because I am the only one within my household without an job that means I have to stay here by myself. I've talked to some people about me not having...
    dreamerguy20 dreamerguy20
    18-21, M
    Oct 31, 2015

    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

    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

    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

    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
    6 Responses Oct 13, 2008

    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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