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I Am Jobless

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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...
    FutureFriend FutureFriend 31-35 Jun 11, 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...
    textron textron 36-40 3 Responses Dec 16, 2011

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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...
    NothingToDo NothingToDo 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 15, 2009

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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...
    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...
    DanielMorris DanielMorris 41-45 Apr 22, 2013

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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...
    mbenrubi mbenrubi 31-35, M 2 Responses Jan 12, 2010

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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...
    CodeVeroby CodeVeroby 26-30, M Jan 6, 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...
    LaRose92 LaRose92 18-21, F 2 Responses May 24, 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...
    ZerocooloreZ ZerocooloreZ 31-35, M Oct 6, 2011

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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...
    UnemployedStudent UnemployedStudent 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 9, 2012

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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...
    MitchJuhl MitchJuhl 22-25 2 days ago

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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...
    loser9 loser9 18-21, M 2 Responses Dec 8, 2010

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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...
    billsout billsout 51-55, M 3 Responses Jul 29, 2009

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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...
    UnemployedStudent UnemployedStudent 26-30, M Oct 22, 2012

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    Two months ago I lost my job over having a learning disability. I did report this to human rights. It took time to get thing setup. Last week human rights spoke with my employer...
    ChillyWilly82 ChillyWilly82 31-35, M Jan 27

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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...
    PhoEniXAriEs PhoEniXAriEs 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 16, 2012

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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...
    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...
    warrioroflove warrioroflove 18-21, M 3 Responses Feb 14, 2010

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    Depression And Getting Motivated Searching For Work - Last week I shared my story of me losing my job. Like anyone losing their job, it can cause depression which will make...
    ChillyWilly82 ChillyWilly82 31-35, M Nov 28, 2013

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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...
    tamikay tamikay 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 25, 2013

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    Empower Project (what A Scam) - Have you ever wanted to do network marketing but the guys asked you for amounts ridiculous amounts of money with a straight face like everybody...
    bellacc bellacc 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 30, 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...
    bazza270577 bazza270577 31-35, M 1 Response Oct 25, 2012

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    I wrote last month about me losing my job. There some important things you should know if this relates to you. To start my boss wanted me to sign an termination letter before he...
    ChillyWilly82 ChillyWilly82 31-35, M Dec 12, 2013

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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...
    bworth81 bworth81 22-25 Jul 4, 2013

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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...
    Midnightghost Midnightghost 46-50, M 2 Responses Mar 14

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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...
    Alexious77 Alexious77 31-35 1 Response Dec 30, 2012

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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...
    brian12392 brian12392 22-25 7 Responses Oct 13, 2008

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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...
    sweetasheaven sweetasheaven 22-25 1 Response Oct 27, 2011

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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...
    gingershuman gingershuman 36-40, M 2 Responses 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...
    TAMSBIRD TAMSBIRD 51-55 1 Response Dec 8, 2010

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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...
    zeframcochrane zeframcochrane 16-17 1 Response Feb 5

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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...
    Rinata Rinata 22-25, F 1 Response May 13, 2013

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    Lost My Job A Few Days Ago - I seen this event happen for a long time. I told people this on EP about my concerns losing my job. Some thought this might not happen because the...
    ChillyWilly82 ChillyWilly82 31-35, M 2 Responses Nov 23, 2013

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    I am over it, I'm sick of being this loser. Nobody loves me, my family don't even answer my calls. My friends are sick of me, I'm jobless AGAIN, and I might be homeless soon AGAIN...
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    It's been a while since I've posted here, but it I love it when it says "welcome home" when I log in, it feels like it was recent ago when I shared my story and it's really...
    WellisntThisjustPeachy WellisntThisjustPeachy 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 29

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    Help Me Day Prayer O God, when I have food, help me to remember the hungry; When I have work, help me to remember the jobless; When I have a home, help me to remember those...
    wvtxpen wvtxpen 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 30

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    I am like you. Depression has been my way of life ever since I can remember. I'm 46 years old. I'm a virgin, but proud of it although I am not proud of the fact that I've done...
    churchworker churchworker 46-50, F 2 Responses Apr 6

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    How many of you have heard your spouse or girlfriend ask "What’s so bad about being a man?” my spouse asked me when I finally confessed to her that I was much more than just a...
    Trisha60ts Trisha60ts 61-65, T 6 days ago

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    A man walked in to a Topeka, Kansas Kwik Shop, and asked for all the money in the cash drawer. Apparently, the take was too small, so he tied up the store clerk and worked the...
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