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I Found a Job

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    It's Sad to See - I now belong to such a small EP group! I hope more can join soon. Well, I've been pounding the pavement and the computer keyboard for more than a week now...
    RubyTewes RubyTewes 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 12, 2008

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    Jobs - A friend told me that a factory about and hour from my studio is looking for new personal for night shifts, I think is a  manufacturer of intravenous solutions and...
    Secretpoem Secretpoem 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 11, 2007

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    I Finally, After 5 Months, Found A Job... - Granted, it is at McDonald's...but it will pay me more than I am making on unemployment...that's all I guess any of us can really hope...
    DreamsofmyE DreamsofmyE 31-35, F Jun 7, 2013

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    Happy With It. - Yes I finally found something that I am willing to give a try, a job at a little restraunt. Its a nice place and the owner and the other workers seem nice. I...
    imperfectbeauty imperfectbeauty 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 17, 2012

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    If you read some of my posts from the past you would remember I was fired right before Christmas of 2013. That sucked. I worked in a very stressful environment. I worked for a very...
    Mariah522 Mariah522 31-35 Mar 26

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    Hey! I'm new here at EP and I really need someone to talk to, good advice, experiences and such.. I don't know what to do! My boyfriend did do drugs and tried to take his own life...
    lilcarey lilcarey 22-25, F Mar 27

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    I have been with my boyfriend for two years and I love him dearly we are very compatible and he found a job last summer and its awesome he finished his course for plumbing and...
    kindhearted77 kindhearted77 18-21, F Apr 3

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    Not really my job but some of the things that you see. As I have said I am a paramedic. 2 months ago I picked up a young girl (Under 3 years old) who was having trouble with her...
    ParamedicJohn ParamedicJohn 51-55, M 1 Response Apr 3

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    Hello everyone, I am a 21 year old married man. Until now my wife (21 years old as well) and I have been living in our house which we bought 5 months ago. We have been having...
    jbp1992 jbp1992 18-21, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I've been an avid lover of all things aerospace. My first two professional jobs were probably as good as it gets in terms of work/life balance, fun at work, good company focus...
    cjkord cjkord 31-35, M Mar 19

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    Five years. FIVE YEARS I've been with this company...starting when I was still in highschool and working my way up to supervisor and I STILL hate my job. Its thankless. No one...
    shoxic shoxic 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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    I just started at a new job working in a group home for people with disabilities about a month and a half ago. I know how to help most of the people right now and usually ask for...
    betweenlustandlove betweenlustandlove 22-25, F Apr 1

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    Never knew there was anyone like me out there. My boyfriend is a very hard worker. While he is at work he works very hard. Problem seems to be that he lets everything that others...
    geminigurl595 geminigurl595 41-45, F a week ago

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    Meanwhile my boyfriend is in NYC for a college course schmoozing with publishers and, after one day, got a job working for a cooking website from the publisher he is staying with...
    dendroica dendroica 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    I am a registered nurse. I like my job. I've recently scheduled myself to work all day shifts which I surprisingly love! Even though it tends to be very busy, very fast paced, with...
    Crownite Crownite 22-25, F 18 hrs ago

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    I just found out we are getting outsourced I am right back where I was out of college but with more interest on my loans. I just want to raise my kids in a house. My son is 13 and...
    holdenco holdenco 31-35, F 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    After 4 years of searching, and doing all sorts of jobs that I hated (like cleaning old people's houses) I had a job interview today for a job as a help desk call center agent, and...
    lowlandgirl lowlandgirl 41-45, F Mar 18

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    I work for a collection agency and absolutely hate it now. I have been there for about 3 years and the past year has been very frustrating and a bore to me. I am so sick and...
    koolbreezz8 koolbreezz8 31-35 2 Responses Mar 20

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    I used to have loser jobs..that are now occupied by Mexicans (illegal types) I HATE AMERICAN WORKERS AND AMERICAN JOB SITES. I have this job were the N*gger guy is supposed to...
    Igiveyounothing Igiveyounothing 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 20

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    I have a really good job, I get paid extremely well, my job is never monotomous. I've been in my career field for abou 15 years and have 5 till retirement. But there are parts of...
    teaser907 teaser907 41-45, M Mar 21

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    So, tonight was my last night after putting in my two weeks notice. It's like a two ton boulder has been lifted off my shoulders(slight exaggeration lol). I've witnessed coworkers...
    Hiram404 Hiram404 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 25

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    I work as a hostess at a restaurant called Copper River Grill and today was the last straw ! Too much to type but long story short , I decided that enough was enough and right...
    beautenaturelle beautenaturelle 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    What will happen tomorrow? I am currently doing my updated resume, still not finished with it. Because tomorrow I’ll have my first job interview. Am I nervous? It’s one of...
    Caisus Caisus 18-21 2 Responses Apr 6

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    Ok, so I was fired as well yesterday (personality issues, not a good fit, and it "just isn't working out").... It wasn't even 4 full weeks. I even had this marker on my calendar "6...
    andrew319 andrew319 22-25, M 5 Responses Apr 8

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    Sooooo I GOT THE JOB without even going in for an interview now that's whats up ya..boa I need some money right now and I will be working at kings island so now I got TWO JOBS...
    dreamB1G dreamB1G 18-21, F a week ago

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    I am a secretary at an elementary school of 500 students. I am the only person who works in the office. I do everything from being the school nurse to bookkeeping. Payroll...
    officelady officelady 41-45 1 Response Mar 19

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    People say "you got to apply for the administrative assistant, temp, mailroom clerk etc..." Essentially they are saying you have to start at the bottom- which make sense. The...
    hereweare99 hereweare99 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 19

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    I hate my current job but one of the most exhausting things i have ever done is job searching and applying to jobs. As an introvert i don't make a lot of friends at the...
    stryk stryk 31-35, M Mar 20

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    I work in IT and my job rules my life too much. I'm required to be on call a lot and am so sick of it. I miss just having an 8 hour job and coming home and not worry about work...
    Cheeks2014 Cheeks2014 36-40, F 5 Responses Mar 25

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    It's super hard in my state to get a job in the degree field I chose. There are so many out there looking for the same job, it sucks. My field is education and I got my history...
    sharp1989 sharp1989 22-25, M Mar 26

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    i want to quit my job. i am not happy anymore but i am worried that it might take too long to get a job again. feels like i am just giving myself a hard time staying here. i...
    karly21 karly21 18-21, F Apr 8

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    Ahhhhhhhh?! I got the JOB! OMGUSH I have been look for a job for the past month and I actually finally made the effort to make calls, do the work, and I finally got the job! Even...
    Ownership Ownership 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    So I recently got a new job (Job number 5) I'm a Barista at coffee bean & tea leaf. I never thought making/learning about coffee and tea could be so interesting. I enjoy the...
    freesoul22 freesoul22 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Just sick of it, a few years ago it was enjoyable, today its a drag. Its not the same thing anymore, the only reason am doing it is for the paycheck but each day am spending myself...
    jammy15 jammy15 26-30, M Mar 19

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    I took up a job immediately after graduation. After more than 3 years I realized, 1. I am being exploited . 2. If I kept doing the same work, I would end up a boring manager...
    rcharles rcharles 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 26

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    I had a job lined up, where I was so close to being hired. My brother works there and when he was mad at me he told his boss not to hire me so I need to start reapplying. It was a...
    peytonzee23 peytonzee23 13-15, F Mar 26

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    I was reading online and came across the following article which I think is valuable information for anyone who is currently discouraged with job-seeking. http://www.bbc.com/news...
    SoftWillie SoftWillie 61-65, M Mar 26

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    my boss is so sweet...but i hold no sympathy for her. because she is malicious, and insecure. She is just as sweet as she wants to be, but will dog you out as soon as you leave...
    latreezey latreezey 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    So I do janitorial work at a clothing store and the managers said my only responsibility is to clean and let the sales reps take care of the customers. I don't work in the sales...
    Alumsnow Alumsnow 22-25 1 Response Apr 4

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    I've been at my job for over 8 years now and I quite enjoy what I do.. The perks of being a Monday to Friday 7-4 help too. My issue is that no matter what I do, it seems to make...
    AlynaBean AlynaBean 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    I didn't exactly quit, I went down the part-time; now I'm feeling an emptiness. Wondering if I made a good decision for myself. Am 30 years old, and the job was good for my career...
    Kathyis30 Kathyis30 26-30, F Apr 7

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    I'm quite unhappy at my current job but am scared to move on. I have job security right now and am making the most money I have ever made in my life. I'm scared try elsewhere and...
    fullofhope123 fullofhope123 31-35, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Hoping and praying for one. I just want something with more pay. I feel like all the work I'm putting in on my current job, I'm not getting what I should for it. I mean, I'm a...
    Brunhildevonshaft Brunhildevonshaft 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Yea!! I need a damn job!!!!!! Going crazy soon
    mielleee mielleee 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 20

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    After a month of frustrating roadblocks I finally got the job...hear I come world :)
    MostArdently MostArdently 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 20

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    I don't hate it. It is emotionally taxing at times but I'm just blessed to have a job.
    pinkkcotton pinkkcotton 26-30, F Mar 20

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    So, as I was looking into options for my uncertain future I was offered a job at Googles site Blogger. Yea for me!
    hadyourchance hadyourchance 31-35, F 8 Responses Mar 22

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    My mum is always like "Go get a job and stop being lazy and make your own money" even though she knows nowhere will take people my age unless its volunteer work and they don't have...
    KaydieKay KaydieKay 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    I have 3 children and 3 step children and brought them all up. Only the youngest is at home now and will soon fly the nest. What I have learnt is that because they are all...
    Nix59 Nix59 51-55, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    Burger King is terrible. Fast food is the worst. I worked at mcdonalds before this and I wish there was more jobs for 17 year olds
    FullofFood FullofFood 16-17, M Mar 23

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    Okay I am going to ask for help here. Please send me any positive vibes you can muster. I really really want this job. I have the interview tomorrow, and I am really hopefully that...
    QueenAwesomePants QueenAwesomePants 36-40, F 4 Responses Mar 24

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    I'm 18 and I'm about to be 19 in like 2 months and I hate asking my parents for money. Does anyone know where I can get a job?
    PerfectlyImperfect02 PerfectlyImperfect02 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 25

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