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I Am Searching For a Job

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    1st Real Job

    I'm searching for a job and I only have a GED and no work experience. So I applied to restaurants, grocery stores, etc. in my area. I have an interview today and I'm hoping I'll get the job and start by next week. If not I have a plan to broaden my search to hotels, motels...
    Zoftig689 Zoftig689 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 9, 2009

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    On The Job Hunt

    This will be my first time having a job. I'm probably going to go for a part-time position, since I'm new to the whole working thing. I'm not really sure what job to go for yet or where I want to work in particular. I just hope it won't be something I'm going to suck at doing and...
    PenelopeParfait PenelopeParfait 18-21, F Aug 13, 2012

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    Applications, Applications

    So I've applied for Starbucks today and I'm thinking about applying to work for Subway, Brusters, and maybe trying to work at a restaurant or something.
    PenelopeParfait PenelopeParfait 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 17, 2012

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    tbhjustno tbhjustno 16-17, F Jul 11

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    After 4 months of being unemployed I finally have a job. I have no time to come on this any more which upsets me cause I had lots of people I really enjoyed speaking to. But I am...
    klxo klxo 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    Sabotage. Nothing but sabotage from co-workers and even management. This is why I can't hold a job. I get made to look bad. I get bullied. And despite finally getting a new job...
    betweenlustandlove betweenlustandlove 22-25, F 4 days ago

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