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I Need a New Job

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    Still Searching And In Need Of Advice - Allow me to introduce myself and paint you a picture. My name is Meagan, and I am a 6-month-old graduate from the University of Central...
    knight4ever11 knight4ever11 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 14, 2012

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    Transfer - Ever since my SO was transferred to a different office my work days have significantly sucked... more than usual. But....all that is ending.... I got a transfer to the...
    hischelsea hischelsea 46-50, F 2 Responses Jun 20, 2013

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    Sick Of The Abuse - I took this job four years ago with high hopes. I was even hoping I would want to stay until retirement. Little did I know that the Executive Director is a...
    waynerman waynerman 56-60, M 5 Responses Sep 8, 2010

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    I went to an interview yesterday that I was more then qualified for and had 7 years experience within the same field. And...I didn't get the job. I feel angry, upset, confused and...
    htings1 htings1 22-25, F 5 Responses Dec 19, 2013

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    I Knew It Was Trouble - I have been at my job for almost 9 months, 9 long months. I will tell you I graduated in May 2012 fully expecting to go on to grad school, and I got turned...
    kyla1098 kyla1098 22-25, F May 21, 2013

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    Office Gooftards Make My Day Miserable And I Really Can't Stand Them - Here is the deal our office cubicles are separated by a 12" inch partition meaning the people that are...
    Officetimes Officetimes 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 8, 2011

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    Can't Complain But I Do - I am lucky to have a job that pays the bills and puts food on the table.  However, I am getting tired of the following: 1 - Have the best numbers...
    azblueeyes azblueeyes 41-45, F Oct 29, 2007

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    Anyone Else Been Blackballed In Their Industry? - Professional adult male and well educated. Resigned from my job before I was going to get fired about a year ago. Curious to see...
    LoneWolf37 LoneWolf37 36-40 2 Responses Aug 8, 2012

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    Work Sucks - My experiences at my job are kind of a follow up to my story about having no motivation in my life. So after about 6 months or so of being unemployed which is NOT FUN...
    Chloe1980 Chloe1980 31-35, F 5 Responses Sep 1, 2010

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    I was reading online and came across the following article which I think is valuable information for anyone who is currently discouraged with job-seeking. http://www.bbc.com/news...
    SoftWillie SoftWillie 61-65, M Mar 26

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    Over Retail - I need a new job and fast! I've been in retail for far far too long. I'm literally making myself sick over it. I really wish I can work in my profession but I have a...
    heavenzangel heavenzangel 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 17, 2013

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    I Need A Job - Ok, this will be cryptic, but chronological:   November, 2008 hired at a major corporation - great job and praised for performance May, 2009, at an...
    WeighToGo WeighToGo 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 11, 2010

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    Yes, I Sure Could Use a New... - Yes, I sure could use a new job!  Unfortunately, though, I can no longer work.  I have been told by three doctors, including 2...
    BowieLover1962 BowieLover1962 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 31, 2008

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    Underemployed - I graduated from college a little over a year and a half ago with a major in communication. I decided to go to college because none of the jobs that did not...
    beachfish beachfish 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 4, 2013

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    That feeling when your employer hires a new professional and you feel your job is at risk!!!
    daisy9314 daisy9314 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 26

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    Hi ya, I have seen you message poor you don't feel hopelessness I too was in a similar situation to you I felt hopelessness a while back I had an amazing career whereby I was a...
    yarlini yarlini 36-40, F Feb 23

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    Fingers (and Toes) Crossed! - I had a job interview yesterday, for a role that sounds absolutely perfect for me... hopefully, the people who interviewed me think that I'm perfect...
    sevvysebby sevvysebby 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 2, 2009

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    How Would You Like to Make Money Every Single Time You Are the People You Know Uses the Internet? - How would you like to make money every single time you are the people you know...
    iJango iJango 26-30 Jul 8, 2009

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    Getting Really Frustrating - I've been applying for a new job since winter with no luck. I finally thought that I might have had some luck last Monday, because an employer called...
    RatsieRizzo RatsieRizzo 22-25, F 3 Responses May 10, 2008

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    Im Desperate!! Lol - im just an ordinary guy with an ordinary job, but it sucks big time!!! i used to like it, but not any more, ever since 3 years ago when a new manager came in...
    cowshed123 cowshed123 31-35, M 6 Responses Feb 27, 2011

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    Because of My Mental Health Issues... - I was OK with my job for the last year and a half, but now it is so much more demanding.  I dont' like the environment.  I was...
    HotPinkGirl HotPinkGirl 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 25, 2008

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    Grateful to Have a Job But... - ... it's driving me insane. It's an ok job, but it's a dead-end job. This was supposed to be a temporary job for just a couple of months. Well, I've...
    SparkLilly SparkLilly 31-35, F 8 Responses May 26, 2009

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    I May Have Over Stayed My Welcome - I need a new job. I have been with my current company for almost 6 years now. I work in I high stress environment. We deal with precision work...
    Junipergardens Junipergardens 26-30 1 Response May 1, 2013

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    My Boyfriend and I Have Jus... - My boyfriend and I have just recently sat down to a comforting discussion of the future. We both have the same idea of what could make us more...
    Andariel Andariel 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 31, 2008

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    Not Exactly Your Dream Job - I work for an Internet gaming cafe. To a lot of people, I have the perfect job: I sit on my butt all day, I spend at least 60% of the time...
    Ecanus Ecanus 22-25, M 5 Responses Aug 17, 2008

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    I'm Getting Wrinkles! - Okay, i might need a job change. i have worked at a high school for the last two years and because of my age I lack authority. of course the kids from...
    LadySarah09 LadySarah09 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 9, 2012

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    Couldn't Find A Job!!! - Hey everyone my name is Shaquille but everyone calls me Shaq :) around this time last year I quit my steady job at a skating shop that I had for 4 years. I...
    Shaq34d Shaq34d 18-21, M Oct 3, 2012

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    Putting Out Vibes - I love my job for many reasons; except for my micromanaging boss. Given that everything in our department is in upheaval I prefer to jump before I have no...
    hischelsea hischelsea 46-50, F 3 Responses Mar 20, 2013

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    I'm At the End of My Rope - I'm a freshman in college and also have begun a new job at a nursing home working in a kitchen. This was not my dream job, but I was desperate for money...
    racetracksgoil racetracksgoil 18-21, F 5 Responses Sep 9, 2009

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    I Can't Believe It's Been 6 Months... - Next week it will be 6 months since I lost my job.  I had the American dream - a big house in the suburbs, a six figure...
    crewmeistr crewmeistr 41-45, M 6 Responses Mar 10, 2010

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    Retail For 8+ Years And Time To Move On - I've been in retail for 8 years and it's time for a definite change. So many college graduates at my job with bachelors, masters, and PH...
    RoboJam RoboJam 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 16, 2013

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    I Earn 2500$ From Part Time Online Job. - My name is sameh , Egyptian citizen and working as electrical power distribution engineer. My monthly income was 1000$ . So as i have...
    sameh13 sameh13 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 28, 2013

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    I Don't Know What To Do! - I cannot handle my job anymore. I am a college student and I've been working at this grocery store for 2.5 years now! At first I was a cashier but moved...
    Jupiterfalling Jupiterfalling 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 21, 2012

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    Asm Is Hiring Beverage Promoters, Could Be Cool. - I know that Advantage Sales & Marketing is hiring Alcoholic Beverage Promoters all over CA and NV. You need to be 21 or older...
    Advantage01 Advantage01 22-25 Apr 13, 2012

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    I'm In 9-5 Turmoil - I've been at my current job for almost two years. It was great when I started. As far as an entry level, right-out-of-college job, I couldn't ask for anything...
    ScaredOfItAll ScaredOfItAll 21-25, M 1 Response Feb 28, 2008

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    What to Do . . . - my current job isn't half bad... it pays the bills and theoretically it can be fun.... it used to be fun... the catch is that the work I do is project based...
    delt delt 41-45, M 2 Responses Sep 4, 2007

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    Company Merger - UGH so for the past 2 months our company has been in a limbo with a merger of a much larger company. I work in a very small office 12 in my dept and may 25 all...
    kyla1098 kyla1098 22-25, F Oct 24, 2013

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    I've out all day ,I'm so tired
    adekue adekue 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 15

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    I really need to get a new job. My job is not terribly bad but it's just not my cup of tea. Anyone hiring? :)
    lostguest lostguest 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 24

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    I Need A New Job - I currently work in high delinquency collections. I hate my job. For 60+ hours a week, I am being yelled at and cursed at not only by...
    syrinx syrinx 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 21, 2009

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    I Just Wrote A Book To Help Unemployed People. - Knowing how bad the economy is these days, I decided to take some time to write a book. Unemployment now is very different than...
    PercyKwong PercyKwong 36-40, M May 24, 2012

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    I Love What I Do - But I cannot work with uninspiring people who have managed to suck the life out of my soul
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Oct 22, 2008

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    I Really Do... - I need a new job. I can't stand the one I work at, for the main reason is, I am not getting any ******* hours at all. Sure the pay is good. 11.00 an hour...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 13, 2009

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    It Just Keeps Getting Worse - When I started my job I was told it had a very high turn over rate and 2 people had recently quit, I thought was because the job was a very emotional...
    kyla1098 kyla1098 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 30, 2013

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    Abandon Ship - To all of my coworkers who abandoned ship....in my opinion you all bought into the fear mongering of our managers. Since the reorganization plan is "years" down the...
    hischelsea hischelsea 46-50, F 3 Responses May 21, 2013

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    Is This You? - I AM LOOKING FOR PEOPLE THAT LIKE TO HELP OTHERS IN TODAYS WORLD. I AM LOOKING FOR PEOPLE THAT WOULD LIKE TO GET PAID EVERY FRIDAY! I AM LOOKING FOR PEOPLE THAT...
    FREEDOMSCOTTY FREEDOMSCOTTY 26-30, M Apr 16, 2012

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    Now I Need to Worry About It! - It has not been very easy! I have been applying for quite a while. It seems that I will have to start applying to overnight jobs. Last year, it did...
    SweetHeartAngelxO SweetHeartAngelxO 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 4, 2009

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    Steps Toward Becoming Unemployable - My 1st Step Toward Becoming Unemployable: Wheels of Justice Make Odd Gyrations Written by Philip Martin Arkansas Democrat Gazette Octoberish...
    gwmgwm gwmgwm 51-55 Sep 29, 2012

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    Depressed, Stuck, And Just Done - Before I begin, I will give a bit of background. I graduated from college almost a year ago; however, during that period I didn't work (thanks to...
    RebelVampire RebelVampire 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 22, 2013

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    Tired Of Job Searching Yet? I Was!!! - Even as the navy veteran I am, it was hard for me to find work! Struggling to stay committed to school, I am yet again changing college...
    EntreyStatus EntreyStatus 22-25, M Dec 28, 2012

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    Career Change - I dont really know the proper way to write this story about needing a job, because i dont need a job...I need and desperately want a career! I want something that i...
    MrBlue86 MrBlue86 26-30, M 3 Responses Jan 4, 2012

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    Call Center Quagmire - Sunday night, damnit. It's 02:00am and I'm supposed to start work at 09:30am, not 09:31. I'm wondering why I'm still awake, even though I'm dead tired. I...
    vicker1911 vicker1911 31-35, M 3 Responses Aug 9, 2010

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