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I Want to Get a Job At a Bookstore

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    Hi all. Really need some advice. I was laid off (ah oil prices) and the prospects where I live are grimm. I can go back and work retail/food, but if I dont find something I went to...
    cndgirl cndgirl 31-35, F 2 hrs ago

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    I am at a crossroads, in other words "stuck". I have this opportunity coming up but I don't want to take it since I don't want to do that job anymore, or maybe it's the place. I'm...
    grrrey grrrey 22-25, F 4 hrs ago

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    Guys I need some help and some advise. Be kind please I'm very fragile. 6 weeks ago my boyfriend and best friend of two years left me. Heartbroken doesn't even begin to cover it...
    Lostnemo Lostnemo 18-21, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    Bookstores are awesome especially small family own bookstores; they seem to be well rounded in their choices and not over whelming like big bookstore have/do. If that's the case...
    DML2451 DML2451 22-25, M 5 Responses Apr 18

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    I really want to give up Instagram. Social media in general started off as a good thing now I'm not sure what the benefit is... But anyways I'm not giving up Instagram what I am...
    toniyl toniyl 36-40, F 3 hrs ago

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    There is something about a book that cannot be replaced with an electronic device, the feel on it in your hands as you become absorbed in the story. I love secondhand bookstores...
    Cherridarling Cherridarling 56-60, M 7 Responses 3 days ago

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    I love, love, love reading. When I get a job, at least half of it will go to books I want to buy. I have a whole list of books I want. Right now, though, I just have a library card...
    AnonSmiles AnonSmiles 16-17 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    I always feel guilty shopping in my local independent bookstore. Not only do I sometimes cheat on them with Barnes and Noble. But in times of need I am Amazon's *****.
    SlightlyDaft SlightlyDaft 31-35, F 15 Responses Apr 4

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    It is hard for the consummate learner to leave a bookstore without a book. And I am no different. I love books. I own a Kindle, but there's nothing like the enjoyment of opening a...
    NewMan2015 NewMan2015 31-35, M 4 Responses Apr 14

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    Books have been my companions for as long as I can remember... They have the ability to transport me into new worlds and awaken ideas within me that I never knew were there...
    deleted deleted 26-30 8 Responses Apr 22

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    It's a dream of mine to one day visit the Strand Bookstore in NYC! One day :)
    twentysomethingelse twentysomethingelse 26-30, F Apr 26

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    yessssss. (: bookstores are so fun to look in and be in. I love them!
    jordan43930 jordan43930 16-17, F 2 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    I finally bought the basic Nook book reader. BN version. Never again do I want to buy another paper book. I want to bring my little reader into Starbucks and read for 45 minutes to...
    fleebabylon fleebabylon 26-30, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I took this pic a few years ago. I call it the hand of Godor whoever your higher being you believe. Just look at thecloud... a giant hand holding... holding you, holding me up.What...
    bemyvalentine bemyvalentine 56-60, F 9 Responses Apr 15

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    I don’t know what to do. I want to stop going to college. But I am afraid of the consequences. I personally want to drop out. But I also don’t want the disapproval of...
    4Rae 4Rae 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 17

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    I'm a senior nursing student and somehow got the job that I wanted lined up for after I graduate and take the NCLEX exam. I don't want to brag, but I'm so happy that this is real...
    nursingstudent4 nursingstudent4 22-25, F Apr 18

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    When I am looking for a new job on the countless job sites online, I let myself get discouraged. They want 50 years with a doctorate degree in clerical. Okay obvious not that much...
    Overit1 Overit1 36-40, F 2 days ago

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    I want to move out and leave my life behind. I don't hate it, I just know I'd have more fun and probably a better life if I got up and left today (besides my assault charges, lol...
    fuckbitchcuntwhore fuckbitchcuntwhore 18-21, M Apr 12

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    It's true. I do. I'm going to keep this short and brief but there's certain things I'm very frustrated about. I have mixed feelings about my part-time job and I hate that. I'm...
    LoveisBeautiful5013 LoveisBeautiful5013 18-21, F Apr 19

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    I just want a normal steady job like everyone else. Like everyone else, I want to wake up, get dress and go to work. It sounded really boring and routine to me when I was 15 but...
    greenelephant greenelephant 36-40, F Apr 22

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    This is a work in progress, I will answer them all in time ! You can request questions to be added. 1. Who is your hero? I dont have any "known" people that are my hero, but...
    cesgensla cesgensla 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 24

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    Why isn't life simple? This June I will graduate with my NP and I find myself as lost as I was when I graduated from high school and nursing school. Jumping from the academic...
    Marcette88 Marcette88 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    Went to school in a small school 30 kids a class from k-6. Junior high was next door and high school as well. Didn't get my first kiss til I was fifteen. Didn't lose my "v-card...
    anton88 anton88 26-30, M Apr 12

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    but I'm too scared. I don't want to say that my last job ended terribly, but I also don't want to lie sooooo...my last job ended TERRIBLY. It was all going so well, working part...
    MechaKimochii MechaKimochii 18-21, F Apr 5

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    Want More Sleeping a few nights under the stars can really put a pep in your step in search of employment. Having your legs swept up from underneath you can put things in a new...
    OneHowlToTheMoon OneHowlToTheMoon 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 16

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    I know I'm not alone and I know in this economy I shouldn't be complaining, but here I am anyway. I. Hate. My. Job. I hate it. It literally makes me suicidal and depressed. I have...
    butters510 butters510 26-30, F Apr 24

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    I went for a job interview today. I thought I knew the way, but I got lost and was late. My husband yelled at me over the phone when I called him to help me since he knows the area...
    mum2only1 mum2only1 41-45 1 Response a week ago

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    Today, my sister and I started our first job ever, working at Mcdonald's. It wasn't a horrible experience, but one thing did make both me and my sister want to quit on our first...
    BrinkofDawn BrinkofDawn 18-21, F Apr 11

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    http://www.myparttimework.com has got new job postings for those who need Part Time Jobs working from home without any investment and No DepositGet Payment WeeklyThe Fastest...
    ptrrajan ptrrajan 26-30 Apr 15

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    Well she is nearly 24 (in 5 weeks) anyway and has got her first job, well to be strictly true it is not a job but she is just so pleased with herself and just keeps telling me she...
    SarahSugdon SarahSugdon 41-45, F 4 Responses Apr 16

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    I have been unemployed for six month, i try to apply job so many times. Mostly, i am applying jobs 50 times in a month, and i get test and interview until 8 times. I get tired and...
    Gwin184 Gwin184 22-25 1 Response Apr 19

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    After going through so much at home, after being molested and possibly impregnated, I began to hemorrhage... I messed up on someone's deposit and I do not recall giving the...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F Apr 20

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    I have a question and I need a quick answer!! I applied for a job at a restaurant to be a hostess and the whole process was VERY unprofessional. I had no interview. the manager...
    elliecrow elliecrow 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 11

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    I hate working. I don't want a job and I don't want to work for someone else. You work so that you can make money and take care of yourself or your family, but that soesn't...
    CaptainShiromaru CaptainShiromaru 18-21, M 3 Responses Apr 13

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    Hey Guys! Well, I am new here, and I am here to complain!:DI don't want to live like others. School→ university→Job →Family→Children...... are you kidding me...
    Beecake Beecake 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 19

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    It has been almost five years since I left a job I considered the worst one I ever worked. At first, I enjoyed the job. I thought that I was working somewhere really professional...
    re8wqe45 re8wqe45 26-30, M Apr 23

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    Not enough training. Brand new. They didn't give me a chance to improve. I was only there for a month and the interview was wonderful... Little did i know it was all coming to a...
    Anonymouscoast Anonymouscoast 22-25 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I didn't get my paycheck this week because something went wrong with my direct desposit yet they want to work me like a slave still and not let me leave early so I can borrow money...
    TheVirginRapids TheVirginRapids 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    Well, I've never posted anything before, but there's no time to start like the present. I just wanted to post about what I'm labeling, "Quarter Life Crisis". I'm 23 and have yet to...
    oibrulee oibrulee 22-25, M 5 Responses Apr 6

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    I want, no, need to find a new job - but I have no idea where to start. Not only that, but I can't seem to get over this mental 'block' and motivate myself to start looking. I...
    Reignbeaux Reignbeaux 18-21, M Apr 6

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    Does any of you know any job openings in NY. I've never had a job before, and I've recently applied to a few places, but to no avail. I'm ready to work my *** off. Please anyone! I...
    theloveofmylife2 theloveofmylife2 18-21, F Apr 10

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