I Got a Job

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 202 People

    Things Are Looking Up-

    after being unemployed for nearly 4 four months, I am finally employed. I'll be a receptionist at a local vehicle dealership. I'm nervous. I keep thinking will I be good as a receptionist (as this is my first reception job), will I be able to keep up, have I lost all work ethic...
    JustThat6irl JustThat6irl
    22-25, F
    1 Response May 6, 2014

    I recently got my first job.

    I would say it's been roughly about a month. I work at sea world in San Antonio and it's amazing, except for the hundred degree heat.
    Emiliodecker Emiliodecker
    18-21, M
    Jun 14, 2014

    Got A Job

    I wish I can say I got a job.  I would really like to work.  Maybe, one day...I will be saying it.  (I'm hopeful).
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr
    36-40, F
    Aug 30, 2011

    Yippie! After almost 2 years on unemployment

    benefits! Let's hope I can last!
    LadyAnonymous123 LadyAnonymous123
    26-30, F
    Jun 27, 2014

    I'm very excited! A great work environment,

    great pay, great hours... dream come true for me! Interviewed and hired today, and I start tomorrow. YAY!
    Ginkofishin Ginkofishin
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Jun 9, 2015

    NEW Job!!!

    Today I got confirmation that the Human Resources folk got my signed contract and my references.    Its a good job, too.  I deserve it (gotta say it!).  In this awful recession.  I have been on the dole (social security) and depressed.  OK I did not...
    Bluegrass Bluegrass
    46-50, F
    4 Responses Sep 16, 2009

    I just started working at McDonald's

    and on my very first day they put me on the register, with no training. I was so scared! People were mean and it was in the middle of lunch so there was a lot of orders. I did not want to go back ever again, but I did. The next day I got to work on fries. It was easy and I didn...
    lostfollower lostfollower
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Jul 9, 2015

    So Happy!

    After applying for countless stupid jobs on seek, every day for a year - and getting no luck... I was speaking to an old friend about my job worries, and she came out and said the place she was working at is looking for another person. She gave them my number, they called, I...
    jasminjane jasminjane
    18-21, F
    1 Response Nov 27, 2009

    I am officially I working girl.

    Yaya! Its was super scary but I'm really happy.
    brooklbrooklynetienne brooklbrooklynetienne
    18-21, F
    Dec 9, 2014

    I got a job working with kids

    and I love it! It's the best part of my day and I really love feeling needed.
    lukesdeadpenguin lukesdeadpenguin
    18-21, F
    1 Response May 9, 2015

    I gave a terrible interview at a clothing store

    I applied to, because I had bad anxiety. I was even stuttering a bit. But I somehow managed to get the job :D
    Rosaalie Rosaalie
    22-25, F
    1 Response Feb 25, 2015

    Well things are Turing around finally.

    My wife and I both have job interviews at a ski hill. And then we start work right after wish us luck
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jan 23, 2015

    I got a job finally. I've been waiting

    so long for my DBS check, I filled it out December 23rd, just before Christmas and its finally come through!! I am so-so happy, I can't even put into words the way I'm feeling. Its just a cleaning job, but its something and I'll gain a qualification. The money is more than I'm...
    Clu3l3ss Clu3l3ss
    18-21, F
    Mar 17, 2015

    I Got A Temp Job Today!

    I am so excited! I got my old contract back, but it is only part-time and most likley temporary. I am living in the moment of actually working!!
    fallenwife fallenwife
    46-50, F
    2 Responses May 15, 2010

    Finally!

    I worked fast food for 3 long years putting myself through college and quit 7 months ago because I had had enough! For 7 months I searched high and low for a job, getting quite discouraged but I've finally found one I'm going to enjoy. I have found the perfect job for me! Data...
    AquaCrash AquaCrash
    22-25
    Aug 16, 2012

    Never. Letting. It. Go.

    Haha, finally got a job after a month of straight searching, call backs, failures, depressive days, ups and downs :] My first waitressing job at a really nice restaurant, so I'm hoping for big tips cause the menu is pretty on point! First day is this saturday from 10 - 9:30! I'm...
    WanderingAimlessly WanderingAimlessly
    18-21, F
    Apr 17, 2012

    Wal-Mart

    I have been working with walmart for over 5 years now, And I hate it. I've hated my job every single second of being there for the past 4 years.I've had other jobs in the past, and none of them seemed to be this bad, but I keep telling myself it's going to...
    Jeremy26 Jeremy26
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Feb 25, 2008

    Today I got the call!

    The call stateing that I start on Saturday! It's Thursday today and I've been looking for work for ages now and what a relief it is that I am finally hired! I'm so excited! Any tips on how to keep it cool? :D
    TheSameOne TheSameOne
    18-21, M
    Mar 13, 2014

    What A Relief!

    After more than 2 months without a job. Fortunately, this is a job in front of a computer, which I prefer to my previous one at a department store. Monday is my first day. I can't wait...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Nov 6, 2009
    cuteblackgirl12345 cuteblackgirl12345
    18-21, F
    Mar 9

    So excited! I've been job hunting

    since November and I got a call last Thursday. He said if he liked me he would hire me on the spot. So you can imagine how nervous I was over the weekend! Thank god for my friends who invited me to their farm to ride horses on Sunday so I wasn't a nervous wreck that day. Well...
    LoveisBeautiful5013 LoveisBeautiful5013
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jan 26, 2015
    mattwoody mattwoody
    26-30, M
    1 Response Jan 12

    I Have Been Working For Almost a Year Now.

    I have been working part time for Food Lion for almost a year now. I might be with them for another couple years until I finish college in 2 years. Then I'm going somewhere for better pay. I might stay there part time on the weekends tho.
    ascs ascs
    22-25, F
    1 Response May 16, 2009

    I Have One

        i have a job.  yay
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Oct 19, 2009

    At Last!

    My company shut their doors in March and I have been looking ever since.  Last week I finally got a job!  The company I applied to had over 800 applications for 20 jobs.  They interviewed 50, and I thought it was probably an exercise in interviewing for me and didn...
    grayeyeskb grayeyeskb
    51-55, F
    3 Responses Oct 11, 2009

    Aaahhh!!!! I Got An Interview!!!!

    The day of reckoning has come neigh!!!!! I have a job interview for bilingual service tech for a VIDEO GAME COMPANY!!!! Oh my ******* i n g GAWD!!! I'm so excited, duz-duz, and I just can't hide it, duz-duz... and I don't want to loose control but I think I like it!!! Woo...
    GiselaMaria8 GiselaMaria8
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Apr 13, 2012

    Starting at DFS Sofas tomorrow haha,

    get job on day I turn 16... Not bad, could this day... Get any better XD XD XD
    LouisJC124 LouisJC124
    16-17, M
    Aug 29, 2015

    Yay!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    I am officially part of the work force again!It's nothing special- just a convenience store. But I am not complaining! I thought I was never gonna find anything, and now step one of my reinvention process can begin! I plan to get out of debt, fix my credit record, and start...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit
    36-40, F
    1 Response May 21, 2011

    Yeah!

     I started another job tonight!!  ( January 19th) Am so happy!  It's a dishwashing gig for a restaurant that I've always respected, about 15 minutes away. The people there are so nice, except for a couple of the guys, but then, there's always one in every crowd...
    Jeanieb Jeanieb
    41-45, F
    Jan 20, 2008

    Finally! I Get To Practice My Profession :)

    I'm a registered nurse for almost a year now and I love my profession.I just got in a hospital and will start didactic training this June 13. I am looking forward to mastering my skills (because I am still a novice) so that I could help other people with their health issues...
    shortandfat shortandfat
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jun 4, 2011

    Finally

    After being unemployed for more or less a year I finally managed to get a job! At least for a year forward. I am so relieved and happy. And the job starts in August, so I can have a proper summer vacation before that.
    Anonna Anonna
    36-40, F
    Jun 11, 2008

    I got the job and I have to work every weekend

    -.- oh well I gotta make some money if I want to get a car
    JusttThatGirl JusttThatGirl
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jun 6, 2014

    So Happy

    horray! i am so happy i finally found a job. and then a week later another place called :) i love what i do and going to work, although it is challenging and i have some not so good moments. the future is hopeful - job wise.
    Anna08 Anna08
    22-25, F
    Aug 8, 2008

    YAY!

    ITS SO GREAT!...on Tuesday i Just have to go in and Meet the Boss..Assigns me on Wut 2 Do..Nd Then See if He Hires Me!!.... The Manager Told me i Have the Job... But the BIG Boss CANNNN change his mind! OMG!! YAY i Hope i Get the Job..in One Week i Could Make Over 150...
    SourLove SourLove
    18-21, F
    Jul 8, 2007

    I finally got the job I wanted

    as a caregiver in an assisted living home. Ive been trying to get this job for over a year now. Ive applied 3 times, wrote them a resume and I've called countless amount of times in the past. Ive gone in there multiple times to ask about a job. I even introduced myself to the...
    akrysrose akrysrose
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Sep 10, 2014

    Finally

    I'm going to be hauling junk to the dump this summer. Pay is pretty good, I get to be outside, and can listen to my music driving around. Maybe I'll even get some more meat on my bones before I'm through.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jun 14, 2008

    I was told I was going to be paid $18 hour on

    this temp job. My paycheck says I'm making $20 per hour. Should I say something??
    ikissedafrog ikissedafrog
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Mar 26, 2015

    My First Job

    Yay! I'm currently in college and I didn't want to be a burden to my family. So with getting a decent scholarship I got a job too! I now work at the college bookstore. Tripple "yay" for me! ^_^
    Proserpina Proserpina
    18-21, F
    Jun 3, 2008
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