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I Need a Job Now

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 36 People

    Young and Jobless

    So I've been out of a job for around 2 months now and can't find a job anywhere. I'm a pre-vet student at Augusta State University and am very competent, reliable and willing and able to learn to do just about anything. I will take just about any job at this point and have...
    tricey06e tricey06e 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 30, 2008

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    I Never Thought.......

    I am 54 years old and I never thought at this point in my life I would be without a job. I have been out of work for a couple of months and it seems I have applied for everthing imagineable. I have no clue as to where the money is going to come from to pay next months bills...
    amathyst16 amathyst16 51-55, F 1 Response Dec 3, 2009

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    How Can We Help Each Other?

    Hi, i have been out of for the job for the last few months. but i had one place to work. and what happen that company got sold out. and the new owner had to let go almost 80% of the work force. i was one of them. so i have been out of the job for about two months now and still...
    sic007 sic007 31-35, M 2 Responses Oct 13, 2009

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    Unemployable

    I have been unemployed for 9 months. I can't even get a job making 9.00/hr. My house is in forclosure and I don't have anywhere to live if I lose my house. I have no money coming in and everything is about to be disconnected. For the first time in my life I had to go to a food...
    Moccashake Moccashake 41-45, F 3 Responses Sep 25, 2009

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    Here's where I'm at...in 2014 I was hired to do income tax season. I returned in 2015 for the same but they offered me a full time job. Year round 5 weeks of vacation per year and...
    Blanche08 Blanche08 31-35, F 12 mins ago

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    I trapped my heart didn't listen didn't care what it said. shut the **** up I don't want to hurt. anger and depression settled in. for years I traded connection, peace and love for...
    bigheartsmallworld bigheartsmallworld 36-40, M 3 hrs ago

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    I know people want instant results but I am not that kind of person. I am not indecisive; I am pensive and I try to be deliberate with my actions and often my words, too. So I need...
    lovelywarpedlemon lovelywarpedlemon 22-25, F 3 hrs ago

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    im new here, i need some money or someone to sponsor me.. help.. i hope someone will.. please
    saifahmed905 saifahmed905 16-17, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    One in three women will experience violence/abuse from a man they know. And if you've ever been in an abusive relationship, you'll know it doesn't start out that way. It can feel...
    koh72 koh72 41-45, M 8 Responses 2 days ago

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    I cant wait till this week is over ! I am so sick of this $h!t omg I mean working for these people is like being a slave, I hate the mindset im left with and the frustration of...
    MyraTomPhil MyraTomPhil 26-30 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I am so broke, my life sucks right now. I wish I could just get some easy money some way some how and not have to worry so much about where I'm going in life with where I am at...
    FemaleTrouble88 FemaleTrouble88 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Years ago I thought I had the world by its tail. After loosing a large sum of money and people very close to me I kind of started acting out. This acting out consisted of kind of...
    ShaneFunk ShaneFunk 41-45, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I just moved to Texas and I am searching for a job. I went to a interview today and got a second interview. I really hope I get the job. It would be really great, because I have no...
    GettingOverShit GettingOverShit 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    So I'm 26 years old and I still live at home with my parents. (unfortunately I have a full time job and I earn $25,000 a year. I really want to move out but I keep vascillating...
    Depano88 Depano88 26-30, M 3 days ago

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    What he doesn't get... That I need it now... Not at lunch... Now... I'm hurt I'm upset and if he can't see that... We both know he did... He would just rather pretend he didn't...
    HisBeautifulDisaster HisBeautifulDisaster 36-40, F 3 days ago

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    Tomorrow morning at 7:45 the best summer of my life will end. I will have to go back to teaching... I will have to go into a group of people I do not respect or like. I use to say...
    Starbuck82 Starbuck82 31-35, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    It is quite funny of me to say it since I'll be graduating from high school this school year only, but I really feel that I have chosen the wrong/unsuitable career for me. Let me...
    Drastine Drastine 18-21, M 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    Right now I am working part time as a nanny because I am going back to school (this Monday actually!) I'm working right now at this 3 million dollar home with the brattiest kids...
    anhonestgirl anhonestgirl 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    How To Turn Six Dollars Into Six Thousand Dollars: I found this on a bulletin board and decided to try it. A little while back I was browsing through newsgroups just like you are...
    manusundr manusundr 46-50, M 5 days ago

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    Am I crazy? My husband works from 630am and gets home by 8pm-ish. Sometimes our newborn son is already in bed. He works with dad at his business. He began working with his dad in...
    Itsthesmallerthings Itsthesmallerthings 36-40 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I was hired at this can factory in August of 2008. Worst job EVER! Prior to this miserable job I had two great employers before. One was at another manufacturing place from 1999...
    Floridabound2016 Floridabound2016 41-45, M a week ago

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    or rather allowed them to release me so i could get unemployment. i went to work with the Home Depot after moving to be closer to my wife's parents, basically because I felt that...
    StephanieDan StephanieDan 36-40, M 4 Responses Aug 20

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    So my company was acquired in July 1st it was such a big surprise, I only needed 20 days for my 1 year anniversary with the company .I lost all my Vacation time .My husband and I...
    jcat09 jcat09 22-25, F Aug 19

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    I need to complain somewhere, so here goes. My husband was laid off more than two years ago. We kind of expected he might not find anything right away, but it's close to two years...
    gale5 gale5 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    I'm in desperate need of money, I will do anything! Cam, or whatever you ask :)
    Cash4Cam Cash4Cam 18-21, F Aug 18

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    Yesterday at Sunday dinner, my fiancé had a couple of drinks and started joking around and my family (my siblings and their spouses, my parents were not there) started freaking...
    Sewlovely Sewlovely 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 17

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    I have been married for 17 years. We have 3 children 21, 18 and 14. For the past 17 years my husband has had 16 different jobs. He has put us in extreme financial jeopardy. He...
    Annaise Annaise 46-50, F 4 Responses Aug 17

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    Yep same here! I enjoy my work as a cleaner, everyone are nice and it's not a difficult job. My family and friends keep telling me to study or change job because it's a grueling...
    Erivalentino Erivalentino 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 17

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    I enjoy the job I have now, but it doesn't pay enough to pay the bills. If I can't get a raise I have to find another job but the market here is so competitive
    cataluna49 cataluna49 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    I need some advice. I recently applied for a job and got an interview. I didn't think the interview well so I wasn't expecting a positive call back however I did get a call back...
    Unapologetic2 Unapologetic2 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    Hello EP! This is my first post. I'm a working professional, a dad of two kids, a husband for over ten years. I love pets, we've had many. I love music and art, I read a lot of...
    PinnedBalloon PinnedBalloon 41-45, M 4 Responses Aug 16

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    My boyfriend is a 48 year old married man. He's 25 years my senior and was my former boss. I now work in the same industry in the same vicinity so I'm still able to see him. He is...
    catsmp catsmp 22-25, F 15 Responses Aug 16

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    Anger is not something to be ashamed of. Anger is a natural response to injustice and can help break the cycle of abuse. Anger is a crucial part of recovery. Two weeks ago on 7/31...
    wowodeals wowodeals 26-30, F Aug 15

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    I am a mother of two beautiful daughters and in an attempt to make like better for my children I worked through full time jobs and college. I made it to a master's degree and now I...
    mamamandy28 mamamandy28 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 14

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    I think I have finally become numb to everyone and everything in this world (well not everything... yet). I don't want to even go outside anymore, or find a job. I've been having...
    megabear64 megabear64 22-25, M Aug 14

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    Day before yesterday I lost my job because of my stupidity,I was the best performer for past 3 years but no one gave me a second chance they just said you must leave , my life, my...
    apoorv2014 apoorv2014 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 14

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    I'm so stressed out, my grandparents decided they were going to "help," me out of the situation with my step-mother by forcing me into going to Job Corps here in my state. Let me...
    IcySongBird IcySongBird 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 13

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    Okay. So I'm bi but more so gay. I have finally wrote a coming out letter that fits for me and my situation and was wanting some feed back Dear ___________, I'm writing you a...
    jacobtanner1995 jacobtanner1995 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 13

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    I love so much about my job. That's what makes leaving harder. But I know it is the right thing for me - I need to step back from the stress and busyness - at least for now! Today...
    jacquelinejones jacquelinejones 46-50 Aug 13

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    I haven't worked for the past 4 years because I have been a housewife. My husband has always mentally harassed me because I don't bring money home and he feels that the burden is...
    theeternalsolitaire theeternalsolitaire 31-35, F 7 Responses Aug 12

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    Why is it so difficult finding a job that isn't minimum wage and completely mind numbingly boring. I left my job for the job I am in now (more money, nearer home, better prospects...
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