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    I really need a job or does anyone know of any

    short term certification programs besides a nursing assistant please help!!!
    melXlo melXlo 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 25, 2014

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    DarkGoddesss DarkGoddesss 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 12, 2014

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    Need A Damn Job? I Give Damn Good Job Hunting Advice.

    Okay well that's a bit of an exaggeration, I don't want to sound pompous here! But hey, my name is Chelsea and I'm still somewhat new here on EP. I'v recently come across this group and have been reading over a few handfuls of the stories. After reading some I'v come across some...
    SeeChelseaRun SeeChelseaRun 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 8, 2012

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    What's the Problem?

    I need a job so I will get off this wagon I'm on. I feel like I don't have a social life and I have no desire to exercise. I eat even when I am not hungry. I'm trying to lose weight.......what a joke. I need to get back into the job world so I can feel better about myself and the...
    Antina Antina 36-40, F 14 Responses Mar 6, 2007

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    As of right now, I have a job.

    But come December 19th, I'm out again. It was such a struggle just getting a few months of actual, real pay and soon I have to do it all over again. Soon I'll be back in the condescending control regime of the job centers and spend all my time being either apathetic and kinda...
    MrHansen MrHansen 36-40, M 2 Responses Nov 26, 2014

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    I'm so frustrated I really need a job I

    graduated may 2014 from a pretty good school and got a job right out of graduation with an amazing company that was a year long contract I loved the company but never felt quit comfortable with the people or the new city I was living in so a year later in May I told my boss I...
    freespiritt123 freespiritt123 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 27, 2014

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    What To Do.

    I was applying for a job in this retail store when I saw a 'shoplifter'. My first instinct was to find the store manager, but I stopped myself. I thought that perhaps this person was out of work too, and had been for a long time. Perhaps desperation had let her to break the law...
    deleted deleted 26-30 10 Responses Mar 17, 2012

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    Ok so I need a damn job like yesterday.

    I am currently unemployed and I'm receiving unemployment benefits. For some reason I thought I had a year worth of benefits but actually I only have 6 months and it's over. Well meanwhile I suffer from depression and anxiety which caused me to quit my good job. I hate that my...
    toniyl toniyl 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 14

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    길동오피걸 .은평구오피 오피뷰 바로가기 OPBONDA.COM 공식트위터 twitter.com/opview01 잠실오피의≪오피뷰≫OPBONDA/COM≫.길동오피걸 .은평구오피 잠실오피의≪오피뷰≫OPBONDA/COM...
    cghdmgff cghdmgff 31-35, M Dec 20, 2014

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    Damien92 Damien92 18-21, M 3 Responses Jan 3

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    I'm 19 and I've NEVER had a job.

    Recently I've been applying to every place I can think of but I almost never hear anything back.When I do it's just them telling me they're not hiring me.I have been to 3 interviews though,for Macy's,Ross,and Toy's R Us but they all rejected me too and I just have so little...
    aur532 aur532 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 22, 2014

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    But until June, I got one.

    I'll spend my time until then hating on the unemployed. Seems fashionable and trendy, and now that I'm finally one of the in-crowd (briefly), I better follow suit. Now get off your bums, you lazy moochers! Growth! Jobs! Guns! Obama is the fascist Antichrist! Raaarrrghhh!!
    MrHansen MrHansen 36-40, M 2 Responses Dec 11, 2014

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    Frustrated

    Got rejected today for a job that I really wanted and really really needed. They seemed so interested in me and I was so hopeful about it and then they simply emailed me saying that there were better people for the job. No feedback or anything, just a straight up there are better...
    jessicaliux jessicaliux 18-21, F 7 Responses Nov 14, 2013

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    I'm 22 and I've never had a legitimate job.

    I've applied endlessly and gone to so many interviews, but I just get rejected all the time. I know I interview terribly, but I'm great with customers and have a lot of skill, why can't someone just cut me a break.
    beautifulloner beautifulloner 22-25, F 5 Responses Dec 31, 2013

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    It's just occurred to me

    that it's going to cost £36,000 for me to go university for 4 years... And I haven't got a job!? Looks like home-made *********** and being a part time rent boy is going to have to cover it! ;-)
    Fennerbache Fennerbache 18-21, M 2 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    These hiring managers are working my last

    nerves. Don't give me attitude because I keep calling and showing up at your store. You were in my position once, so you should understand but I'll guarantee you'll see this pretty face all the time.
    DarkGoddesss DarkGoddesss 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 18, 2014

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    Right now, I'm heading to fill out some more

    job applications. I really job I get a job. I want my own money and I hate having to ask people for there money. I'm old enough to where I can work.
    parjae parjae 16-17, F 3 Responses Sep 24, 2014

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    Okay so I have a job at the mall.

    . But they give me no hours! So fast food is a last resort and I worked grocery for a year and a half so I want something different from those. Also, I'm 17 so still underage. Any suggestions?
    imacoolguy14 imacoolguy14 16-17, M 3 Responses Oct 4, 2014

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    If you are somebody about to hire me

    for a job, and you are reading this profile to find out if I will show up, or if I might rip ya off.. This **** aint my fault, cuz I musta got hacked or whatever cuz I had all kinds of stuff that people who have jobs put on thier profiles here and **** but I guess some hacker...
    UZIxSUICIDE UZIxSUICIDE 46-50 2 Responses Sep 30, 2014

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    Rifkyroshan Rifkyroshan 26-30, M 3 Responses Sep 14, 2014

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    Volunteer!

    I dropped out of college for the second time because I didn't know what I wanted to do, and didn't want to pay for it while I figured it out. That was a year ago. I job hunted for a couple months without even a shadow of success, so I looked for a volunteer opportunity to help...
    StuckSilent StuckSilent 22-25 4 Responses Apr 2, 2013

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    One week from now shall hit the pavement

    running . Till then it's Mardi Gras in New Orleans !!!! And time to visit with family !! Pray for me !! I need it bad !!!!
    KittenHasClaws1980 KittenHasClaws1980 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 5

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    MermaidUnderneath MermaidUnderneath 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 17, 2014

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    In Desperate Need of Job

    I was in the military for 6.5 years.  I was medically discharged last September.  Finding a job has not been easy.  Due to not having a job, I lost my leased car, so now it really sucks! I'm worried cause I'm also about to lose my apartment.  I thought life...
    troubled28 troubled28 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 13, 2007

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    The Price of Impulse

         I had been working for the University of Arkansas for 14 months. Excellent employers!  All my supervisors were respectful and helpful, and my work was appreciated. I' have strong "spells" of depression, and they were even understanding...
    puck61 puck61 51-55, M 3 Responses Jun 24, 2007

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    Need One Fast

    Well I just graduated from highschool a few months ago and have been working for a moving company ever since. I dont know much about college but I dont think I want to go. No one in my family has gone, no one in my school goes and honestly I didn't do well enough in school so I...
    ProudTits ProudTits 18-21, F 30 Responses Dec 7, 2012

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    daisydoo567 daisydoo567 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 5

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    Stop Telling Me To Find Or Get A Job!

    I have been unemployed for a year now and I keep getting harrassed with everyone saying you need to apply, you need to apply, you need to apply. Every frickin day I have been applying for work. Why won't they shut up? It must feel pretty good to keep saying that to someone who...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Oct 28, 2011

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    O.k. So I Found A Job But.......

    I finally found a job but it is just a job to get me by until I find one in my field of study. The pay is barely above minimum wage, but it's a job. It's a fairly easy no-brainier job that is nasty at times, but it's a job. The benefits are good. They do have an I.T. department...
    mrhph3 mrhph3 36-40, M 6 Responses Dec 23, 2012

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    I left school in 2011,

    I went to college after that and I've been apply for jobs since 2013... I've finally got my first ever job in 2015. I am so fortunate. I don't want to believe its true until I actually start day one on Monday because I've had so many set backs so I don't want to get my hopes up...
    Clu3l3ss Clu3l3ss 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 17

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    Starting To Look Again.

    I stopped since I wasn't completely stable emotionally, just yesterday though, I applied to a nearby smokeshop, and I'm hoping they'll hire me. It'd be an awesome job, the only one that allows you to smoke indoors where I live (as far as I know) so not only would I have an...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses May 26, 2013

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    so yeah i need a good $10+ job

    or at least $1500 a month. no more of this part time minimum wage bs. i make jewelry, also need to sell that off. its just been sitting around. alot of it will tarnish, not neccesary the bracelets though. need money.
    ariesbeaux ariesbeaux 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 14, 2014

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    Help! I need advice on how to get a boring desk

    job with free time and a desktop PC with internet access!!!
    s331ng3y35 s331ng3y35 26-30 2 Responses Oct 24, 2014

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    I have filled out more

    that 600 job applications(not exaggerating) and still no luck. Everything from Macdonalds, Wendy's, Chick-ful-a, Taco bell, pretty much every fast food joint, Wal mart, every clothing store anywhere nearby, janitor positions, secretary positions, every restaurant, gas stations...
    Thatonegirl53 Thatonegirl53 18-21, F 10 Responses Sep 2, 2014

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    To Work You Need Experience to Get Experience You Must Work...its a Catch 22

    i have a small deg in business mgmt. but to get a job i need experience i can't get that without this job. so i work odd jobs here and there but i need something stable...fianancially and time wise...i need something in a good environment and something i know i'll enjoy so i can...
    briebrie briebrie 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 25, 2007

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    Praying to the Employment Gods!

    It seems with all of my Clerical Skills, I just can't seem to get a job!  I keep running into the same road block.  Back in the year 2000, I trusted someone who I thought was my friend.  Turned out to be a non-friend!  I was working as a receptionist when the...
    Hopeful Hopeful 36-40, F 7 Responses Feb 11, 2007

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    Great Interview - Cross Your Fingers For Me **Update 2nd Interview**

    I had a great Interview today. This is Job that I would really enjoy doing. My fingers are crossed. Cross yours and throw some good luck MOJO my way please, I really need it. :)
    Micherella Micherella 31-35, F 5 Responses Jan 20, 2012

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    Over Qualified!!! Really!!!!! I Just Need A Job!!! My Rant For The Day.

    Does this happen to others as often as it happens to me? I don't know how many times that I have heard that my experience and my education over qualifies me for a job. I have been told by some that since I have a degree that I would not like doing this type of work, really its...
    mrhph3 mrhph3 36-40, M 3 Responses Oct 17, 2012

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    Okay, so being out of prison is amazing.

    Being able to express myself is incredible. But being broke and unemployed really f***ing sucks!!!
    RayanaLisbeth RayanaLisbeth 18-21, T 3 Responses Oct 6, 2014

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    MermaidLove24 MermaidLove24 22-25, F 7 Responses Mar 9

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    The Horror of Unemployment

    I have a rather unique story. I am a highly educated professional who got into trouble in 2005 at work. Because of politics, stupid decisions and general bad luck, I lost a great paying job and because it was a disciplinary matter, it would be quite some time before I got another...
    FearlessHyena FearlessHyena 41-45 25 Responses Nov 8, 2008

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    The Right Way To Tell Your Out-of-work Story

    I came across this and thought it had some good ideas: The transition from not working to working has never been easy, but in recent years it's gotten trickier. Yes, in this slow-growing recovery there are a lot of people still looking for work; but we're also seeing a change in...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 8, 2013

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    So tired of interviewing 6 months now

    and no job yet ! Had a great interview last week with a company said I would hear from them midweek this week I sent thank yous after the interview and sent a follow up yesterday and still no word yet !
    freespiritt123 freespiritt123 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 7, 2014

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    Once Upon A Time...

    Long, long ago in a country at the bottom of the South Pacific lived a fool who made lots of bad decisions over the years. He dropped out of University after a bad year of study in 1988 and hoped he would find work but then the economy tanked and he ended up doing unpaid work in...
    millimi millimi 41-45, M 2 Responses Mar 30, 2012

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    I am 28 i got a degree in IT engineering

    but no job i am job less so i don't get any respect form society
    Anon8700 Anon8700 26-30, M 3 Responses Sep 2, 2014

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    I do. It's so hard for teens at my age to find

    jobs. I just need the money right now because my dads birthday is coming up soon. :-/
    maddie91101 maddie91101 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 12

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    Job Hunting 101

    I am amazed how many people belong to this group.  It makes me feel no so alone in the great jobhunt 101.  Good luck to everyone looking.... I hope we all get great, high paying jobs
    josie josie 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 17, 2007