I Am Out of Work

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 18 People

    For More Than a Month Now

    I finally quit Sam's Club. I don't regret my decision because I hated that job, but I'm out of work at a particularly bad time, as the economy here in Mexico is in full recession. My age (I'm 44) and my curriculum (working for almost a decade in jobs that have little to do with...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Oct 5, 2009

    Outta Work And Resentful

    I lost my dream job a little over a year ago. I wasn't fired, just wasn't getting any hours, so I had to move on. I took the first job I was offered, which was at a walmart, and I was absolutely miserable. My hands hurt, my feet hurt, my knees, my hips... I found out I had...
    yakk yakk
    41-45, F
    3 Responses Dec 8, 2009

    Yesterday I Posted A Story That I Wanted To Do One New, Fun Thing Every Day This Week..

    This is the fun thing I did today, I got fired.  If you read some of my other stories you will know that the last month has been eventful. It started with me going into work and finding out that our accountant had embezzled somewhere between $20,000 and $50,0000 over the last 3...
    smithsimon smithsimon
    46-50, F
    1 Response Apr 19, 2011

    Out Of Work, Need Motivation

    I was laid off 6 months ago from a job that paid little but I really enjoyed.  My boss was terrific.  I worked in a state political office and my boss did not win re-election, therefore I lost my job.  I come from a social policy background and would like still to work in that...
    ziggym ziggym
    1 Response Jul 18, 2011
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