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    Job Interviews

    It feels like begging. I hate it and I hate the smug *** interviewers. I don't think they are good indicators of good workers. A lot of times lazy *** losers are good at interviews because they just lie with a smile on their face. Sometimes I think employers should go with...
    ampand ampand 41-45, F Jan 26, 2012

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    Hire Me Already

    I have a job interview today. I am nervous. I hate interviews. Employers should just look at your cv or application and from there decide if you are right for the job let you do the job and see how well you do. You get asked the most stupid questions. Where do you see yourself in...
    Tk03 Tk03 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 22, 2010

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    Why Bother With This Store?

    First AttemptWay back in either 2009 or 2010, I went on a quest to finding another job for myself since I had been laid off from the best job I had ever had so far. After being depressed about it for MONTHS, I finally gathered the energy to start looking again.JC Penny is a store...
    FashionQueen86 FashionQueen86 26-30, F 3 Responses Dec 27, 2012

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    Preparing Doesn'T Work

    No matter how much I prepare for them and run through the questions I know they'll ask, I still freeze up and trip up in my answers. I always feel like I just got lucky when I actually get the job after what I was sure was a terrible interview. I replay it all in my mind and end...
    Sinaname Sinaname 26-30 2 Responses May 29, 2013

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    Doesn't Honesty And Integrity Mean Anything Anymore?

    I agree 100% with all the post as to why people hate job interviews from the stupid questions you're asked that have absolutely nothing to do with the job at hand, to interviews being totally dishonest and deceitfull. What a crock the job system is these days. Not to sound...
    biggdogg70 biggdogg70 41-45, M 1 Response Jan 28, 2013

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    Job Interview

    I have an interview at Hollister, I'm so excited! Wish me luck everyone
    elizedukugho elizedukugho 18-21 3 Responses Aug 20, 2013

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    I was rejected from my dream job during the

    application process. I feel so disheartened. I don't know if I can ever apply there again :-( I want to work in finance/policy. I'm in the process of finishing my first degree and planning on doing postgraduate/masters degree too to be qualified and maybe increase my starting...
    SpiritualBunny SpiritualBunny 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 2

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    So tired of interviewing it's been about 6

    months now With interviews almost every week and nothing yet! So frustrating had an interview last week with a company 6!diff ppl I interviewed with it went great! They said is hear back from them mid this week it's friday ! I sent thank you notes and a follow up email yesterday...
    freespiritt123 freespiritt123 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 7

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    Another job interview today.

    After so many unsuccessful ones, it's difficult to feel any kind of optimism or hope, which does not project well. Just such a depressing process! :(
    squirrelbounce squirrelbounce 41-45, F 2 Responses Sep 22

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    Gah, I have one today!

    So scared, on the bright side my parents say if I don't get it then we can go to Greece! :)
    Bhavika18 Bhavika18 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 22

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    Interview after interview

    after interview without any success in landing a new job - depressing.
    squirrelbounce squirrelbounce 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 30

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    Hire Me Already

    I have a job interview today. I am nervous. I hate interviews. Employers should just look at your cv or application and from there decide if you are right for the job let you do the job and see how well you do. You get asked the most stupid questions. Where do you see yourself in...
    Tk03 Tk03 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 22, 2010

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    Why I Don't Respect Employers (Much Of The Time).

    Im a young guy who takes the more inexperienced, entry-level jobs. With the way our country is headed the good, decent jobs seem to be vanishing anyway or is it just me? In any instance I do not even get nervous about job interviews and here is why: First off, they all ask the...
    Lux221 Lux221 26-30, M 2 Responses May 23, 2013

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    I have a job interview tomorrow at 10:30 in the

    morning. So excited but nervous at the same time. I really need a job
    christarose96 christarose96 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Reversed Roles

    I'm interviewing candidates to hire today, thing is I think I'm more nervous than they are. I hate that I need to find qualified people, but the company won't pay what qualified people deserve. There are so many applicants without the necessary soft skills that are so important...
    RoadTraveler85 RoadTraveler85 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 15, 2013

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    Especially phone interviews.

    So hard to not take the rejection personally.
    squirrelbounce squirrelbounce 41-45, F 3 Responses Jun 17

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    An Hour In Hell

    I arrived half an hour early because I thought parking was going to be more difficult.  That meant I had to walk reeeeeaaally slowly from my car to the building door.  The guard was nice.  Very flirty.  And told me where the ladies room was without my even asking! (good grief...
    Colormevibrant Colormevibrant 46-50, F 2 Responses Jun 1, 2013

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    Rigged Game

    I've always considered job interviews to be a game in which the rules are ambiguous and change on a whim to suit the interviewer. The object of this game seems to be able to outwit your adversary, "the interviewer." He presents you a list of questions that test not necessarily...
    bitabyss bitabyss 41-45, M 3 Responses Oct 20, 2013

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    I hate job interviews

    because I had to wait an hour past my scheduled time just for the interviewer to show up. Then have my wait another 30 to take a personal call about vacationing. I might be desperate for a job but that doesn't mean I would want to work for someone who doesn't treat their...
    Wsmith3 Wsmith3 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 8

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    Of Resumes And The Pain Of Dealing With HR People

    My day is starting to get frustrating. Firstly, I couldn't register to a specific job site will all the jobs I'd like to apply into. Second, the stupidity surrounding resumes. I mean really, who invented resumes? What are they for? And why is it that you still have to submit a...
    cheesebun cheesebun 22-25, F Jul 10, 2013

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    I Hate Interviews

    I hate job interviews.  I hate the fact that it seems so random, whether or not you will get the job.  And that you get interviewed for things involving skills that have nothing to do with interview skills.  That people who are good at interviews get jobs easily...
    musikkvinne musikkvinne 26-30, F 4 Responses Jul 31, 2009

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    You should never hate interviews!

    Most people don't want to know you! So if a company says come and entertain us for an hour, go for it! This is your chance to look and be your best! Press your clothing. Have a long hot bath. Get there in plenty of time and relax! In the interview, smile. Greet folk with a warm...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Nov 8

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    Heavy Anxiety In Interviews.

    I have always been terrified of interviews. My hands start sweating profusely, my heart beats faster, I feel a flattering sensation in my tummy, I feel almost nauseas and my knees start to shake..That very moment I get the phone call to schedule an interview I already get all...
    Anaarkoon Anaarkoon 26-30 1 Response Jul 19, 2013

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    Another phone interview today.

    Now the waiting game. Which for the last 18 months always have led to another disappointment. :(
    squirrelbounce squirrelbounce 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 7

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    I Thought I Was Ready For This

    So I left my house this morning to go to a recruitment event to interview for a company I'd like to work for. I prepared and prepared for this day. I wasn't nervous at all when I arrived and met my interviewer. Then he asked me the first question "Why do you want this position...
    cuteshae cuteshae 26-30, F Sep 10, 2013

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    Once I get into a company I always succeed.

    Never been fired - in fact always retained during severe reductions in force. But I hate hate hate the interview process. I don't think they give you a sense of how that person will interact with others, what commitment level they will have, their drive. And I hate getting...
    experimed experimed 51-55, M 3 Responses May 12

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    This morning I had a phone interview

    for 1-800-Flowers for a part time position. I was really excited about it thinking I'd be making a few extra bucks each week. This was for a work at home position for cold calling or whatnot, but whatever. So, the first question the woman asks me is if I have a landline phone...
    bettygingham bettygingham 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 22

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    Another job interview today,

    which almost took all day. I hate how jaded I am, the second I leave the interview I feel doom and gloom descend over me, along with conviction that I didn't get the job. Then I spend days depressed afterwards. I just feel like giving up.
    squirrelbounce squirrelbounce 41-45, F 3 Responses Sep 29

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    A Hot Mess!!!

    I cannot believe I messed up on this job interview. Maybe im being a little hard on myself. I went to a security job interview at the landings in savannah ga. Before the interview I was fine. humming to myself and trying to keep myself calm by thinking of other things. It wasn't...
    ricanstud ricanstud 26-30, F Aug 21, 2013

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    Job Torture

    I've mentioned elsewhere that I applied for a job and it took the company over 4 weeks to respond. In the end I got called for interview.  I attended.  I know you're all on tenterhooks so here's how it's going.The interview was at some hotel in town.  Swanky, I thought, as I...
    CrookedMan CrookedMan 46-50 May 17, 2013

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    now I do but back when I had my old jobs I hated them saw mill fix it man, sucked it was hot, dusty, and I had to work with is d### every day... "hey dj your crap work failed...
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    I hate that I keep trying to keep our relationship going when he doesn't even want to be with me :( I'm tired of forcing this. I hate myself..it's all my fault :'( I wish I could...
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    so I work for a mortgage company and I work as a mortgage Counselor... my boss is a complete ***** and hates my guts all because I ate her salad like three years ago by accident...
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    Quit my old job to get some rest. Get called to another job too soon. Got Assaulted at new job by someone with agression controlling issues. New job is damaging to health. Quiting...
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    Ok sometimes in York and where I travel to in my job which is Hull, does get so much snow coverage at its worst that packing a hot flask of tea and food supplies is a must in the...
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    I think the above says it all. I don't know....I work for a "government" Job (not really)...in a way I guess, we are contracted by a government company...we work in a government...
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    I hate my life, I wanna waste my life, I wanna kill myself.. My family hates me so, GOD I feel so down!
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    I don't hate the average missed period or little things like that but I do hate this... Lol ftw ttyl omg ilu lawl..... It's a little bit annoying to me, but not really.
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