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I Need a Damn Job

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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 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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    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 3 Responses Feb 14

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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 22-25, F 4 Responses Jan 14, 2014

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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 22-25 2 Responses Jan 28, 2013

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    sylvme sylvme 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 24, 2014

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    www.myparttimework.comDear Part Time Work

    SeekersWe have listed few part time work for your online talents below this introductionIf you find your talents are much more than mentioned below, kindly contact us with your talents & interested field of work.We will arrange similar part time work which suits your interest...
    ptrrajan ptrrajan 26-30 5 days ago

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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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    ilovenickiminaj ilovenickiminaj 22-25, F Apr 16

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    MermaidLove24 MermaidLove24 22-25, F 7 Responses Mar 9

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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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    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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    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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    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 26-30 3 Responses Jan 26, 2013

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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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    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 61-65 5 Responses Nov 4, 2008

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    been putting old stuff on craigslist to get

    cash lately. goodbye nintendo DS, old N64 remote and games, and inflating globe of the earth.
    kinkystapler kinkystapler 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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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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    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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    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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    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

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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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    And I need one now. I have been applying to

    anything and everything that even comes close to my skills and now I am applying to fast food joints and crying because it's so demeaning. I cannot believe that I am having to do that
    xanaxannex xanaxannex 22-25 Apr 19

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    I just want to go back to work,

    that's all I want. I've applied to so many places and have had all kinds of interviews, I'm just waiting on that one call
    orsoliz orsoliz 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 13

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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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    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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    TheTruth94 TheTruth94 18-21, M 3 Responses Jan 3

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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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    cghdmgff cghdmgff 31-35, M Dec 20, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    MermaidUnderneath MermaidUnderneath 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 17, 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 41-45 25 Responses Nov 8, 2008

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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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    daisydoo567 daisydoo567 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 5

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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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    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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    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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    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 29 Responses Dec 7, 2012

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    Keep trying my hunters,

    we will get it soon. :)
    dannyjc93 dannyjc93 18-21, M 2 Responses Oct 26, 2014

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    jasminaaao jasminaaao 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I am going to need more freelance writers,

    bloggers and interns for this music site I help run, swurvradio.com If you love hip hop, R&B, and music in general and are willing to blog for free, please help us Anyone wanna write for a site? Swurvradio.com http://smj12.com/?p=787
    stephenmj12 stephenmj12 22-25, M Mar 30

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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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    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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