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I Need a Damn Job

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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 22-25 6 Responses Oct 28, 2011

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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 Dec 30, 2014

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    The Real World.

    i NEED a job. i'm about to graduate college in a year and i have no idea what i'm going to do with my life. sure, i've had jobs before, but they were all bullshit jobs, like working with my dad or at the mall. ****'s weak. i'm running out of time and i need to pick a...
    lazyker lazyker 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 28, 2007

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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 1 Response Oct 6, 2014

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    Dam

    I don't know what to tell you.  Do you live close to a dam.  I know about Hoover dam and the Grand Coulee dam.  There is a dam in Gerogia close to Atlanta.  If you need a dam job I guess you need to move close to a dam.  Dam jobs are probably hard to come...
    levin60kitty levin60kitty 56-60 5 Responses Nov 4, 2008

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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 1 Response Dec 25, 2014

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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 1 Response Nov 22, 2014

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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 36-40 25 Responses Nov 8, 2008

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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 1 Response Oct 27, 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 8 Responses Sep 2, 2014

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    As I look what I want to do with my life I know

    I have lots of time But I know I want to be a therapist I want to help people
    RainbowWolf13 RainbowWolf13 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 14

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    Young And Need Work?

    Alright, this not gimmick or anything, and I'm not promising you immediate employment. I'm just trying to help those who (young adults especially) have been finding it difficult to get a job. Unfortunately it's just not something they go over in school and it seems less and less...
    PerfectlyHuman PerfectlyHuman 18-21 1 Response Jan 28, 2013

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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 16-17, F 27 Responses Dec 7, 2012

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    I need a job so that I can visit her.

    And maybe if we still together than maybe move on to a better future for us
    Darkwolf523 Darkwolf523 18-21, M Aug 23, 2014

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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 31-35, M 4 Responses Dec 23, 2012

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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 22-25 2 Responses May 26, 2013

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    MermaidUnderneath MermaidUnderneath 18-21, F 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 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 13, 2007

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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 6 Responses Nov 14, 2013

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    Where's The Pride?

    I have not had a "real" job since 2002. I left my job to build my house. It was beautiful but I lost everything including any respect I had for my husband.  We divorced and I had to find something to bring in money.  In 2006, I was able to make $20,000 in 3 months of work as an...
    stetson1 stetson1 36-40 6 Responses Jun 22, 2011

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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 1 Response Sep 2, 2014

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    Damien92 Damien92 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 3

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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 1 Response Dec 8, 2012

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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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    sylvme sylvme 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 24, 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 Dec 18, 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 18-21 3 Responses Apr 2, 2013

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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 Sep 30, 2014

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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 22-25 Feb 8, 2013

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    daisydoo567 daisydoo567 18-21, F Jan 5

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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 31-35, F 14 Responses Mar 6, 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 26-30, F 5 Responses Jan 20, 2012

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    I used to have a really ****** resume

    and I handed them out about a year ago. Now I have a really good one but I'm not confident enough to apply to places. I feel like I won't get hired although I probably will
    walkinwonder walkinwonder 16-17, F Dec 22, 2014

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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 31-35, M 3 Responses Oct 17, 2012

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    Keep trying my hunters,

    we will get it soon. :)
    dannyjc93 dannyjc93 18-21, M Oct 26, 2014

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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 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 17, 2007

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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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    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 26-30, F Feb 5

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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 31-35, F 7 Responses Feb 11, 2007

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    This Is How You Git R Done!

    Herbert A. Millington Chair – Search Committee 412A Clarkson Hall, Whitson University College Hill, MA 34109 Dear Professor Millington, Thank you for your letter of March 16. After careful consideration, I regret to inform you that I am unable to accept your refusal to offer...
    deleted deleted 22-25 2 Responses Jan 26, 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 Nov 7, 2014

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    cghdmgff cghdmgff 31-35, M Dec 20, 2014

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    I had an interview for a job at a fast food

    store and I'm torn between wanting to go for it and not. Fast food chains are by definition stressful and fast paced and I don't know whether, at this stage of my anxiety and depression, I'm ready to deal with this sort of environment. Saying that, I don't want to regret...
    thejc thejc 16-17, F Aug 18, 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 22-25 10 Responses Mar 17, 2012

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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 3 Responses Jan 14, 2014

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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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    DarkGoddesss DarkGoddesss 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 12, 2014

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