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I Hate Filling Out Job Applications

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    I Wish I Had Found This Group Sooner

    man, i didn't even know this group existed until now! I have been pouring over job apps resumes and cl's for the past few months wanting to kill myself every step of the way. you know when you're at the freaking interview and you have to fill out all that paperwork, i just...
    emilystrange105 emilystrange105 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 22, 2012

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    Omgggg. I'm currently looking

    for a new job and it's so annoying filling out applications and sending. I hate it so much that I promise myself that the next job I get, I won't quit like usually do after a few months. The applications take forever to fill out and the main annoying part are the assessments...
    GettingOverShit GettingOverShit 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 9

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    Sort Of.

    Seeing as I work in an employment agency, I'm the one who has to MAKE people fill out job applications, and I get all the dirty looks I could ever want. ...I'm sorry!
    spektor spektor 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 18, 2008

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    Ah I Cant Be Assed At All Now.

    Fuc*ing letter. Taken me 4 hours to do this letter for a job app and I still havent done it. I'm just not in the mood these days. I got a interview coming up and i'l be leaving the country in a week , with these 2 things happening now i'm just thinking...whats the point. I know i...
    BronzeEspada BronzeEspada 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 8, 2012

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    If I had a dime for every one I've filled out.

    .. Can't think of a bigger waste of time!
    squirrelbounce squirrelbounce 41-45, F Jun 17, 2014

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    Paper Are Bad

    online ones are worse some are physic test or so it seems to me no wonder i never get hired
    wotaloser wotaloser 36-40, M Jun 24, 2011

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    Job applications are a waste of time most of

    the time because they never call you even though you're qualified for the position. Ughhhh
    Hailstorm86 Hailstorm86 26-30, F Mar 31, 2014

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    Honesty

       I fill the app out as honestly as I can, but I'm tired of the company being the dishonest party.  Do they think I'll sue if they say that they don't hire if you have a record?  Reality check, I would not be a sympathetic person to bring suit.    If you won't hire me for...
    PrairieDog71 PrairieDog71 41-45, M 2 Responses Jun 22, 2012

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    To Todays Employers !

    I DON'T FIT! (at least not anymore)  Fvcking service jobs is all there is! Like for example customer service and retail, food service! I'm fvcked because I need money and there is nothing else to apply to these days in your crummy economy! (My college technical degree is...
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F 1 Response Dec 3, 2012

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    Y Bother

    why do u want 3 referances your not gonna call them....its a waste of time....i gotta look up their number cause i dont talk to them alot, cause they cant be family     so stupid
    theluckyduck theluckyduck 26-30, M 2 Responses Jan 19, 2009

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    I Have

    I have passed on so many jobs I have been interested in as when I download the application form, my mind just seems to think.... not again I am on strike, I refuse to let you convey yourself in any way that will enable you to sound coherent enough to get this job. Yet...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Nov 18, 2008

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    By Hand

    I am in the middle of filling out an application form for yet another school. This one is amazing though. A Head of Department job at an all girls school in Bromley. The pay will make up for the fact that I will have no life for a while but I can live with that. BUT I have to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Nov 19, 2008

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    To Employers Who Don't Call Back...

    There is a special place in Hell for you. I understand never hearing back after an initial application - you can't possibly get back to hundreds of applicants. However, when you call me, interview me not once but twice, and then look me in the face and tell me I'll be hearing...
    SpilledSecrets SpilledSecrets 26-30, F 4 Responses May 18, 2012

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    It drains me. I wish

    that jobs would just accept resumes, and not have to fill out a million pages of the same questions over and over again. Then a questionnaire to see if you would the right thing, and if you are mental constant and stable. It's draining. Then to find out they hired who they...
    RebekahWriter13 RebekahWriter13 31-35, F Jun 16, 2015

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    Arg.

    I think the main reason I find filling out applications annoying is the fact that you spend all this time listing all the details about previous employment and people who can vouch for your abilities....and it seems sometimes as if the potential employers who receive the...
    lastleafoffall lastleafoffall 26-30 3 Responses Jan 24, 2009

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    Big Waste Of Time And Money

    Why do applications have to be so frickin' long? There is no need for 200 personality/attitude questions. What kind of company has time to read all those questions? I bet you when they see all those applications in their email box the next morning they probably delete all of them...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 22, 2013

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    It Is a Pain

        i hate filling out job applications . they are so damn long .
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 9, 2009

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    I just got a new job (temporary till the summer), and i hate it! It is fine if you like doing nothing but I can't stand that. I'm jut an admin with 3 other admins in an accounting...
    IX00I IX00I 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    The company I work for is slowly dying, and it's depressing to be here and watch. It's a small company, but at one point it had great potential for growth. Then they lost two big...
    chronicmisfit chronicmisfit 41-45, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    absolutely despise it. For example i was grocery shopping at Walmart, and when I was checking out and paying for my groceries, the cashier saw the lunchables I purchased for my...
    moonlightflower moonlightflower 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    I have always dreamed of having one of those husbands that would die for me. That loved me so much and had nothing but nice, beautiful things to say about me. To be my knight in...
    Scarletcharlotte Scarletcharlotte 36-40, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    If I had an opportunity to receive an award in Hollywood even as a person with colored skin and being part black, I would refuse to accept an award from the B.E.T. Awards shows...
    loveismyfriend loveismyfriend 36-40, F 6 Responses a week ago

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    I have been at my job going on 15 years... I have amazing coworkers and love my bosses... Have always loved what I do and don't want to quit and actually CANT quit.. However, I...
    SweetEmotions SweetEmotions 36-40, F 6 Responses Jan 29

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    It's actually a good job. Software consultant. It pays very well. I work from home 3 days a week. But, I can't seem to keep my head in a place of gratitude. When I married my ex...
    DefineItFromNow DefineItFromNow 41-45, M 5 Responses Jan 29

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    I have just started working about 3 weeks ago, the workload is alright but I can't bear to be around my boss another day. He is one of the most patronizing people I've ever met...
    notyofish notyofish 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 29

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    I'm sorry, but I need to get these feelings of resentment and hatred out of me before I end up doing something very foolish. I hate my mother. I just hate her. I cant stand to be...
    aaron812 aaron812 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 29

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    Oh no... I left the house and it's on 80%!!!! Arghhhh!!! Now I gotta spend the rest of my day finding a place to charge ***!
    ItzPuppeh ItzPuppeh 13-15, M 2 Responses Jan 28

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    My belly and man-boobs jiggle and bounce up and down so much that it hurts to workout! I start sweating after a few jumping jacks! There are times where I need to run to the...
    fattyfatt8 fattyfatt8 18-21, M Jan 26

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    My BABY sent me a car charger for my BIRTHDAY! As God is my witness I'll never have a low battery again! Thank you BABY! I love you. ♡♡♡♡♡
    savoy2 savoy2 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 26

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    I always carry my charger in the car lol. I use my phone for music so need to make sure it's charged enough to do along with using it for everything else when not in the car.
    shecanonlydream shecanonlydream 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 26

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    There was someone who I performed with years ago; for the sake of this story, I'll call him Greg. Greg and I had performed in several community theater productions. Being near him...
    PhillyAutismGuy PhillyAutismGuy 26-30, M Jan 25

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    i don't think she hates me, but she can say incredibly hurtful things. i've always been sensitive, and she holds this against me. she always holds my thoughts and feelings against...
    daydreamer27 daydreamer27 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 25

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    (I apologize for this being so long. Thank you to anyone who reads it.) I honestly wish I had never had my daughter. I have one daughter and one grandson and my daughter's done...
    strongwillbroken strongwillbroken 56-60, F 1 Response Jan 25

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    Well now this is so very interesting, I am on my second week at work and literally have nothing to do. I started the day with washing up three cups and saucers, oh and filling up...
    wonderland63893 wonderland63893 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 25

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    Due to my clunker Being a clunker
    JustBipolarMe JustBipolarMe 46-50, M Jan 24

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    There was someone who I performed with years ago; for the sake of this story, I'll call him Greg. Greg and I had performed in several community theater productions. Being near him...
    PhillyAutismGuy PhillyAutismGuy 26-30, M Jan 24

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    There was someone who I performed with years ago; for the sake of this story, I'll call him Greg. Greg and I had performed in several community theater productions. Being near him...
    PhillyAutismGuy PhillyAutismGuy 26-30, M Jan 24

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    I hate how we are all expected to work a regular job that we hate for 40-60hrs a week to just barely get by week to week. My family thinks I'm crazy for not wanting to do that. I...
    Jdav2011 Jdav2011 22-25, M Jan 24

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    Getting a phone charger for my car next week. Problem solved. :)
    savoy2 savoy2 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 23

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