I Am Unemployed and Hating It

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 140 People

    4 Months And Counting

    They tell you not to take getting layed-off personal, but after working at one job (a job I loved) for 15 years, how can you not take it personal? I gave my job at the local public library 15 years of my time. I chose that job over going to school. I made that job my career. I...
    JewelryGirl JewelryGirl
    36-40, F
    1 Response Feb 5, 2010


    I hate not having something to do! I looooved when I was working 6 days a week. I had no time to be too depressed or sit and sulk about crap. I was so busy working, or eating or sleeping. Perfect. But I've been out of work since November. :( I've applied at sooo many places and...
    Melody08 Melody08
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Apr 9, 2009

    I Just Wrote A Book To Help Unemployed People.

    Knowing how bad the economy is these days, I decided to take some time to write a book. Unemployment now is very different than other times due to the economic mess the world is in. So I took the time to write a book to help the unemployed. It's on Amazon and Called...
    PercyKwong PercyKwong
    36-40, M
    May 24, 2012

    Why I Hate My Life Right Now....

    I am consiered a live-in maid I guess. My sister loves me and she does show it. But I clean her house, handle her horrible children (literally the WORST kids ever), and I am confined to a small room with all my stuff and I have to make sure her kids dont go in there and break my...
    jessicaporter19 jessicaporter19
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Aug 23, 2011

    Grrrr! >.<

    I have not been able to find a job that I can actually stick with. For 3 years I have either been unemployed or stuck in a temporary dead-end job. I know it's the area I live in, but I can't afford to get out just yet. It's frustrating. I wish I could find a job that I am good at...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Nov 28, 2011

    Unemployed And Hating It All.

    Wow where can I begin. In 2006 I experienced my first lay off. Every since then it been all down hill. I was on that job only 6 years. It took me 4 months to find my next job. I suffered a disappointment on that job and decide it wasn't for me. It took me a month to find another...
    freelsjr freelsjr
    51-55, M
    1 Response Dec 8, 2011

    Unemployable And Hating Life

    My 1st Step Toward Becoming Unemployable: Wheels of Justice Make Odd Gyrations Written by Philip Martin Arkansas Democrat Gazette Octoberish 1995 Mark X Is in trouble, and he doesn't know what to do, maybe he deserves the trouble, maybe he is nothing more than a punk drug dealer...
    gwmgwm gwmgwm
    Sep 29, 2012

    Due to Personal Circumstances...

    I had a temp job but two weeks in, I had to give it up due to personal cirmcumstances. I had worked for the company a few times before. A couple of times the contract was several months long. Anyway, there I was, loving the responsibilities, boss & co-workers and...
    grinch83 grinch83
    41-45, F
    1 Response Sep 11, 2009

    What Recover??

    I need to vent to cyberspace. I got my masters in special needs in 2010. Since then I have substitute taught and applied to countless teaching jobs with maybe three interviews with the rest the usual patented rejection letter. So....I used to be a C.N.A. so decided to go with...
    irish55 irish55
    Jun 7, 2013

    Starting School Soon-had First Interview

    Since January I've done three temp jobs that each lasted a handful of weeks. My last gig ended early July--- so it's been a bit tough these last two months. On a good note, I had my first interview all year this past tuesday. I should hear soon if I got the job or not. The...
    creativesun creativesun
    26-30, F
    1 Response Sep 27, 2009

    Sunrise Soon?

    I have been unemployed since June 2009. That is when i lost my job with DII Dynamic Ind.  I was a spotter there and unfortunately attracted more than enough attention from the men.  Understandable since there were very few women out in the field anyway, that paired with...
    soreadytowork soreadytowork
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jan 18, 2010

    Becoming Debt Free Is Amazing.

    I see a lot of hokey stories on here , sounds like half of them are just people who have nothing better to do then sit around and complain, i can say that because i use to be one of those people. Get up and do something about it or get on your computer ( since your here anyway...
    traciyoshi traciyoshi
    51-55, F
    Feb 13, 2013

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    lyndilee lyndilee
    46-50, F
    May 27, 2015

    yeah, its been a slow couple of months.

    .. changed cities and am finding it hard to find my feet..am staying positive and believing something good will happen in the new year but i cant say that i don't hate my present situation... Hope i catch a break soon...
    rover112 rover112
    26-30, M
    3 Responses Jan 13, 2015

    I Cant Find A Job

    i been looking all over to find a job and i never get a call back or nothing, i feel so helpless and i dont know what else to do, i just wanna get on my feet and do great in life.
    Jones261986 Jones261986
    26-30, F
    1 Response Oct 25, 2012

    I'm a smart woman and

    yet the jobs aren't flowing in. All I want is to be a success and have the perfect life, but it feels like I'm being run over by a steamroller every day.
    emiveritas emiveritas
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Jan 12, 2015

    Help And Hope In The Time Of Need

    My friend recently lost my home when there was a tornado. I am currently trying to get them on their feet again. Luckily, i found this website that helps me. All i have to do is do EXTREMELY SMALL surveys, and i earn points. The points are like cash, and when you have enough...
    g0str3c0n g0str3c0n
    18-21, M
    Jan 2, 2011

    Unemployed For Over A Year

    I have been unemployed for over a year. I feel like life has tossed me away and no one wants me. After countless interviews and no job offers I just do not want to get out of bed in the mornings. I sit and watch the world go by without me and it makes me so sad:( On top of this i...
    imsurvivor101 imsurvivor101
    1 Response Apr 8, 2011


    My job was like an abusive relationship, how they treated me like a red-headed step child. After 2 years and 2 months I finally had enough. Wrong move on my part, I was denied unemployment, I really thought I could have found a job by now. I figured anything had to be beter...
    thoughtsbecomethings thoughtsbecomethings
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Oct 24, 2009

    My Temp Contract Couldn't Have Ended At a Worse Time!

    I was teaching this year, but it was only a year's contract and my job was "dissolved" at the end of this year, as they didn't want a fulltime psychology teacher anymore.   The history and RS staff are each going to do a bit of the syllabus (good luck to them...
    monkeymoo monkeymoo
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Aug 14, 2009

    I was made redundant from a large financial

    company in 2012. Since then I have done work but it has been mostly casual. I was working a zero hours contract, but then they started cutting back as they said they had overspent on the budget. The company I was working for preferred to ask their own staff to work as it is...
    Moonstar14 Moonstar14
    46-50, F
    9 Responses Nov 11, 2014

    Still Going,,

    Iam sixteen yrs old and have forver been trying for the last past school holidays to get a job with much failure. I have never been employed and havee always been short on cash, our family isnt poor but we havee too many luxuries to pay for. So i though to myself 'I'll gain...
    liveitupGravityX liveitupGravityX
    18-21, F
    Jan 19, 2010

    Make An Extra Income While Unemployed

    Hi!How are you? Are you interested in making money clicking on ads, making some surveys and tasks? If you are i will teach you the right way to do it ;) I started a month ago and made $53 without any investment and only spent 15-20 minutes a day. Its not that much but i only been...
    ricardooo ricardooo
    31-35, M
    Aug 4, 2013

    I'm Desperate

    I don't know if anyone is listening but the story is all the same I need my unemployment and need it now everyone needs to get together and march at their state capitols and unemployment offices on July 10th
    loosearrow45 loosearrow45
    1 Response Jul 8, 2010

    Hate Being Unemployed

    I am unemployed and unemployable due to my disabilities .I have gone from working 12 hour days and sometimes more to nothing .I was brought up to believe you worked for a living and you could say I was a workaholic .I never did well at school thanks to being dislexic so always...
    beastman111 beastman111
    46-50, M
    1 Response Jul 14, 2011

    Here I go. Fill out 33 job apps.

    & nothing is offered, let alone the wage I need to keep my home. I sit here in my pj's in front of this screen hours upon hours, tweaking my resume & looking @ job offerings. Long ago, my chosen field was / is Printing. Printing is now going the way of the do do chiefly due to...
    navyvet navyvet
    56-60, M
    3 Responses Mar 8, 2015

    Looking For Work And Really Stressed Out!

    I lost my job, involuntarily, on Monday this week. I'm in California. This first thing I did was apply for unemployment and I nervous that when I hear back from them in 10 days they will not approve my claim. I've been to two temp agencies so far and will be going to one...
    hcaufield1945 hcaufield1945
    3 Responses Dec 5, 2012

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    Ican10 Ican10
    26-30, M
    Oct 14, 2012
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