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I Am Tired of Searching For a Job

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    Went out job searching today.

    .. I don't understand why some people say "no thanks, I'd rather not see your resume." What? Am I not even worth looking at?
    hem592 hem592 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 9

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    Tired Of It.

    I am tired of searching for a job. I've had a vocational specialist who has been trying to help me find one for the past 2 1/2 years now. But all I've gotten out of numerous applications is one job interview last August. I have absolutely nothing to put on a resume. Even though...
    lyricalongings lyricalongings 31-35, F 4 Responses Apr 22, 2010

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    A Degree Worth Nothing

    I just graduated from drexel university with a BS in fashion design and I feel like my degree is useless.  I have been job searching for over a month, I have put out over 100 resumees, I am well qualified for every job I apply to but somehow I am still jobless.  I...
    lifeiswaiting lifeiswaiting 21-25, F 4 Responses Jul 16, 2007

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    A Permanent One

    I can get temp jobs right and left but nothing permanent. Argh!
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 8 Responses Apr 22, 2010

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    I Have Problems Getting Work And Staying In It

    not out of intention... I just have a few issues to overcome... like illness and back disorder ... and depression there are some jobs I feel sure I can do but when I was younger I never got the chance to show anyone what I could be I would have loved to have worked in David Jones...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F 5 Responses Apr 1, 2012

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    I swear I get more calls from the edegree

    and continuing education people than the people I am filling out applications for. The online process is convenient but it leaves a lot to be desired in terms of response time. I posted my resume and I get calls outside of my area so what's up with the people in my area? I need...
    PrettynBlack PrettynBlack 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 18

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    I have never felt so...so alone. I need love in my life...any interested boys?
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    It's now officially been a year since I had a real job. Ugh!! I am so depressed about it, all those years in school seems to have been for nothing. :(
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    I finally got a call back from one of the places I put my name in at for an interview. I had the interview today....I am really hoping I get this job, I think the interview went...
    mamabutterfly mamabutterfly 36-40, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I got really bad one . Love my job , but my sup is completely useless , entire company strives on finding ur small mistakes but they never tell you how great ur doing even know I...
    Selma40 Selma40 36-40, F 5 hrs ago

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    I'm too young to feel tired but I am. Battered. Facing the consequences and doing what I've got to do.
    Quanitta Quanitta 26-30, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    I am so tired of people saying "everything happens for a reason," or "you just have to take it as a learning experience...," or "God has a purpose for everything." Quite honestly...
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    Ok, money does a lot of good things. However, so often I see stressed out unhappy people. What do they have? Money, good amounts of it. Unfortunately they have to work their butts...
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    Yes, that's right. I'm tired of putting forth all the effort to meet and become friends with people. I'll admit that making friends has never been easy for me for whatever reason...
    Cristofori Cristofori 41-45, M 2 Responses Jul 1

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