I Want to Find a Job That I Love

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    This Just Isn't Working Anymore

    I really need to find a new job.  I'm good at what I do, but it frustrates me to no end, and I am exhausting myself.  It's not worth it.  And yet, I wouldn't know what else to try...where to start...this certainly doesn't seem to be the best time to find a new job...
    deleted deleted
    4 Responses Sep 25, 2009

    A Paying Job

    I love telling stories and being an author... I just need to get published and PAID!
    GoddessNakiBean GoddessNakiBean
    36-40, F
    3 Responses May 15, 2008

    I am afraid that I will grow up to be broke

    like my parents. I don't want to go through that situation and I don't want my kids to ever go through that also. It's something I think about every moment of my life. I'm a junior in college and I don't seem anywhere near to what I want to do in the near future. I haven't had...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Jul 25, 2015

    Any tips? I love in a small town,

    have a permit but no car or license *yet*. I work in a call center which just loves write people up for the stupidest things. Which is why it's almost always desolate. People leave because they deserve better. Trying to get my career as a graphic artist/animator. I'd need to...
    meleternal meleternal
    26-30, F
    Jul 31, 2014

    I work for a great company

    that has great pay and benefits. As well as opportunity to grow within the company. I work in the Human Resources Department and I somewhat like my job. Now there are many smaller departments within in the HR department and I work on team that I don't like working for. Part of...
    boo864 boo864
    31-35, F
    Oct 27, 2015

    This is an open letter to mainstream press

    editors and their human resources management teams re: honesty in job postings.Let’s be completely honest with each other for a moment.I wish to my ever-loving God I had not been born a transgender individual. I wish that reparative therapy had worked, or that I had stayed...
    TheEastWind TheEastWind
    46-50, F
    Feb 20, 2016

    if you love buying new gadgets,

    it can't be true that you will be willing to design them. Choose wisely. Mistakes managed.
    inav inav
    18-21, F
    Jul 26, 2015

    I'm currently struggling with the thought of

    leaving my job. I make really good money doing it but I'm not happy. I don't know what I want to do or what I could do instead. I'm so lost on what to do!
    deleted deleted
    Dec 2, 2015

    i wish that i could work in a new age shop.

    i love crystals/minerals, love books, love new ideas on religion/meditation, just love all of it. but yeah my boyfriend wants me to get a "real job" and wont say what kind of job that exactly is or help me find it. it seems that what he expects of me is an ideal, nothing more...
    ariesbeaux ariesbeaux
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jan 29, 2014

    Ok, money does a lot of good things.

    However, so often I see stressed out unhappy people. What do they have? Money, good amounts of it. Unfortunately they have to work their butts off to get it. They have to work so hard, that they forget what they really started working for. Free time is forfeit to worry and...
    dabram71 dabram71
    18-21, M
    Jul 31, 2014

    Just Once, Please

    I have spent 31 years working dead-end jobs that I hate. Only one time did I actually love my job, and what happened? The damn store closed, went out of business. >.<I want something that appeals to my creativity...where my efforts will be appreciated by management... where...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit
    36-40, F
    4 Responses Jul 31, 2011

    I love animals I love to read

    and write I'm extremely good with computers Can anybody help me think of some jobs I would be interested
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Jun 29, 2015

    I would get a job. But then again,

    I'm pretty irresponsible and I would complain about it a lot. So right now, I don't think I'm ready to join any workplace xD
    InnerEgo InnerEgo
    18-21, T
    Jun 20, 2014

    My line of work steals the meaning from the

    human experience in each passing moment. I am afraid I'm going to lose my mind but I'm already gone. I am so afraid of rejection I don't try anything else.
    honestlyanonymouslyme honestlyanonymouslyme
    26-30, F
    Aug 28, 2015

    Here's what's new. I left my last job

    that I only had for 4 months. The bosses started treating me like absolute crap on a daily basis and 2 of the other girls I worked with. They had meetings constantly because they weren't getting enough of their orders shipped, but refused to hire new people. So they were...
    ButterflyGirl9521 ButterflyGirl9521
    18-21, F
    1 Response Oct 5, 2014

    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
    Themarksmanhat Themarksmanhat
    26-30, M
    Mar 30, 2015

    Been Trying...

    So I've tried and tried, spent numerous hours taking 'career' test, even paid lots of $$ for a career counselor, graduated college, have a master's, started another grad program and i'm only 28!! wth?? my college friends are just like... hmm...good luck at this point...
    LandEnchant LandEnchant
    4 Responses Feb 12, 2009

    Whats So Hard......

    about finding a job that I love? I have been looking all my life and I finally realized that I wasn't looking in the right way. I want a job doing something I love all day. To do that, I had to figure out what I love to do. I finally got it. I love being given a bunch of work and...
    Artisina Artisina
    46-50, F
    1 Response Mar 20, 2008

    I don't know what kind of job i want!

    I really need to decide, and i just don't know.. Numbers aren't anything for me, but i love working with people, and helping them and i love taking the lead. Just needed to get this out of my system. :)
    isabel6 isabel6
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Apr 11, 2014

    I Want To Create My Own Wealth And Give Happiness To Others

    I've been happy as a worker , a hard worker , bustin' my butt to do a good job and make a real difference . Always , sooner or later , I burn out and inevitably turn on my employer , even the good ones . A luxery that I can no longer afford - sigh . After all the dead end...
    WisestFool WisestFool
    41-45, M
    2 Responses Jan 29, 2013

    we take on a job for

    either passion or paycheque...i got this job last month and i took it on because it was pitched to me as an opportunity....fell in place as my contract finished at my other place... but im so bored ...and lost when i go to work....it really is just the paycheque right now...need...
    Sbabyface Sbabyface
    26-30, F
    May 13, 2015

    Hey :) I have been seeing posts about wanting a

    new job...I wanted to reach out and let you know that my company is hiring for Part time or Full time health coaches :) You can make anywhere from $400-$1500 per month working with the #1 Nutrition company in the world, Herbalife :) Not only does it help you and others save...
    adoshi adoshi
    26-30, F
    1 Response Nov 16, 2015

    Bored And Restless And Tired Of Trying

    I am extremely focused. I am an INTP for those of you who know Meyers-Briggs personality profile. (If not there is a free test online you can take to find yours. Very interesting and helpful when figuring out what type of work fits you. I think the site is humanmetrics.com.) I...
    Annalou Annalou
    66-70, M
    2 Responses Nov 14, 2009

    So I transferred to a new job a year ago,

    my manager is my gm, she probably used to be a good manager years ago, but so far she's barely there. Sure she's a nice person but my job would excel if she wasn't there. She's lazy and childish. Well recently she gave us manager evaluations to fill out(while she was on vacation...
    deleted deleted
    Jun 23, 2015

    Hello there! I am a graduating BS Statistics

    student. I am hoping that in the near future, I can find a high paying job that suits my skills and strength. I know God will guide me to the right path.
    sanchezangelyn sanchezangelyn
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jul 12, 2014

    In GOOD news, I've made it to the phone

    interview phase for a job I really want. I don't have any illusions that I will get it, but it's nice to make it to this stage. In my field, there are only 4-5 jobs available in the country each year. So, competition is fierce. My fear, of course, is that as soon as they hear...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Dec 24, 2015

    I find it hard to find something I love doing

    job wise and would love to have a job that I truely love I absolutely love gaming but I don't know what I would need to do to get a job in that industry
    Jazke Jazke
    18-21, M
    1 Response Oct 5, 2014

    I Realized Today

    that I am in a job that I love. I love the people I work with, I love the customers and the service I provide. My problem? The hours and the days. I wondered why I didn't want to leave and there it is. I love this job, I just don't love the schedule. And that is subject to change...
    Artisina Artisina
    46-50, F
    3 Responses Mar 22, 2008


    ..got a casual job but wish to find a permanent one and one that close to home, wish and pray.:-)
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Oct 3, 2012

    Job Search Bootcamp for Liberal Arts Grads.

    Wednesday, June 17th, 6pm to 8pm EST Join me! Find me on Facebook at The Zebra Coach: Learn Your Stripes.
    thezebracoach thezebracoach
    36-40, F
    Jun 6, 2015

    I'm 19 and I'm afraid

    that I'll choose the wrong job for me in the future. I want to go to university, but I have no clue what to study .. I like Media amd Events, Marketing and all that (I like being creative), but I also like Economics, Politics, a little bit of Law and Sociology . I have always...
    Lizzy8888 Lizzy8888
    22-25, F
    Dec 10, 2013

    I would love to get a job straight away,

    never mind this college **** ;(
    deleted deleted
    Oct 5, 2014


    I want to find a job that ilove that works with my kids' schedule Monday through Friday and weekends off.Ive put in 15 applications and can not get any one that can work withmy schedule.Is it always this hard.Ineed to get out and socialize and be around people.I am a people...
    CalebMadison2 CalebMadison2
    1 Response Jun 12, 2013

    I pray to find a job soon.

    This can't be it I can't possibly be stuck in something I detest
    everydayissummerr everydayissummerr
    26-30, F
    Jul 27, 2015

    BS in Elementary Education...

    I got my BS in Elem Educaion in 1987.  Since then I have subsittuted, working in day cares, Pre schools, more substituing, became a mom, worked as a TA in a Montessori School, Pre-k and taught k-1 and didn't make it through the year.  Left to take Dental Assisting...
    jem318 jem318
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Jan 12, 2010

    It Is Getting Better

    I really started pushing for more to do and now I'm being taken a little more seriously. I realized that I may not want to be in management, but I love being able to step up when they need me to. They are giving me a lot more to do and trusting me with much more responsibility...
    Artisina Artisina
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Apr 6, 2008

    Increasing Employee Productivity Without

    Destroying Their Morale The recent economic downturn has resulted in a tough job market. Finding and keeping a reasonable job is a challenge all are facing currently. The useful information in this article will set you on the right path to finding a great job. Continue reading...
    employmentandjobsadvise employmentandjobsadvise
    36-40, F
    Dec 16, 2013

    I'm getting desperate I need to find a job ASAP

    been looking online and no hope I need done form of income I'm starting to get depressed
    fairycake1 fairycake1
    26-30, F
    1 Response Sep 9, 2014

    4 Applications A Week Isn'T Enough?!!?

    I'm going to school to be a paralegal. I've applied for many jobs in the "office" or administrations position that DO NOT require an Associates degree. And now that my hours have been cut at my current job, I've started applying for many jobs I'm qualified for, but not excited...
    imperfectfit imperfectfit
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 5, 2013

    Finding a career that I can imagine myself

    devoted to for 10-20 years has been difficult for me. Since graduating from USC, I racked up almost six figures in student debt, traveled from coast to coast, and sent over 600 resumes all in the pursuit of employment. What was learned from this ride is that competition is huge...
    jondawson917 jondawson917
    31-35, M
    Feb 7, 2014

    Work Problem Guys...

    OK here is the thing.. This is not a huge issue but if there are any professionals here please advise me. I am working for a software company. I work so hard but I feel so damn confused with that job. I have a degree in IT but the issue is that the number of employees in that...
    neo89x neo89x
    Nov 23, 2013
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