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I Want to Get a Job At a Bookstore

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    If only they made bookstore scented candles...sigh...
    Kathain Kathain 51-55, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    There's just something really interesting about bookstores that is unexplainable. Being able to approach books is candy to my eyes.
    ohangela ohangela 13-15, F 1 hr ago

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    I don't just want to change my life i want to change me. I have had a really horrible childhood & my adolescent years were no better but i don't think that gives me an excuse to...
    flyingblossom flyingblossom 26-30, F 9 hrs ago

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    I feel like a truck just hit me full force with no way to react to any of it in time. There's the general stress and maybe slightly more stress on the general stuff. I am a college...
    SuperiorSamaa SuperiorSamaa 18-21, M 41 mins ago

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    If I were to say I love bookstores and libraries I would be understating it. I was a University Professor for years and now, after retiring early, I increased my dedication to...
    Dancewithme2 Dancewithme2 51-55, M 9 Responses Feb 14

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    . I have had the same job for almost 3 years now. Longest time I held a job. I wound up getting hurt on the job. Server sprained my wrist . After 6 hours of swelling and them...
    l34rnt0l1ve l34rnt0l1ve 26-30, F 2 hrs ago

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    CV is made, now I just need to get it out there and find a job.
    flamingfangirl flamingfangirl 16-17, F 5 hrs ago

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    I went into a volunteer run used bookstore today, and a woman asked if I was there to relieve her. I always wanted to run a used bookstore, so I was tempted to say yes. I didn't. I...
    padraig17325 padraig17325 51-55, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I love walking into bookstores, seeing rows and rows of books. I love the smell of bookstores. I love old books. I collect old books and magazines...the nostalgia is so sweet...
    bobbieshae bobbieshae 41-45, F 9 Responses Feb 16

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    I absolutely love going to bookstores. On many weekends, I drop by at Starbucks and get some great tasting coffee and head to my local bookstores. I am there for a few hours...
    momfromcolorado momfromcolorado 41-45, F 6 Responses a week ago

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    Does it mean I'm a failure if I'm already 16 and I don't have a job (because dance takes up too much of my time) I don't have my license yet because I'm scared, and that major I...
    makailafish makailafish 16-17, F 7 hrs ago

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    I would never say this to someone, but my boss told the custodian in our office that she was "lucky". The custodian asked, "Why? I clean toilets for a living." My boss replies...
    pawnee pawnee 41-45, M 10 hrs ago

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    I work for my stepmom who is a Avon representive and I pass out Avon catalogs and I only got one sale so far and I get free stuff but I need a job that pays well
    Mattdomb Mattdomb 18-21 2 hrs ago

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    I love going to bookstores. I love the smell of books, the possibility of discovering great books to read. I could just get lost inside for hours without even noticing it.
    grrrey grrrey 22-25, F 9 Responses Feb 4

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    The best bookstore I've ever seen is Powell's in Portland, OR. Takes up two city blocks, and is four stories high! They say there are a few cats that call the store home, though I...
    onebadstrudel onebadstrudel 22-25, F 7 Responses Feb 8

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    I love various reading material and I love visiting different local bookstores. I enjoy reading different types of books, newspapers, and magazines before going to sleep at night...
    businesswomanathome businesswomanathome 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 14

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    Nobody desires a VBIED ruining there career of 15 yrs. But it happened n I'm struggling. F it just a job.
    Averageguy41074 Averageguy41074 36-40, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    Singapore is one of the world’s most important commercial hubs with great job opportunities for many people all over the world. Finding jobs in Singapore can be a hard job but...
    davidrichardno davidrichardno 26-30, M Feb 18

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    I swear I am on the verge of a nervous breakdown that is going to send me to the hospital all due to my job. I work in fiberglass where we make work truck bodies. The job is...
    MissKittyKat6 MissKittyKat6 31-35, F 5 Responses Feb 1

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    Discover over 2,000 jobs for 16 year olds with this little known resource which Jay Harris has kindly pre-screened and compiled into a pretty neat list. I have to tell you though...
    davidrichardno davidrichardno 26-30, M Feb 15

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    I've been working as an AP Clerk/Bookkeeper for 10 months now and I already hate my job - my husband even hates it because it is making me miserable and depressed. This is my...
    BuzzingBeauty BuzzingBeauty 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 5

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    Things have been difficult for me over the years. College is not working out for me. It just isn't worth my time and money. Job searching is tiresome and, lets face it, extremely...
    DreamCloud17 DreamCloud17 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    So, for starters, I'm 20 and I live in NC. I'm an Eagle Scout, a college student, and a christian. My life hasn't been one of perfection or glitz and glamour, but it hasn't that...
    MyLifeInANotebook MyLifeInANotebook 18-21, M Feb 8

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    hello, i am an introverted artist who just wants to be alone most of the time and work in a field where there is minimal social interaction. i easily get anxious when i am...
    bijouxnoir bijouxnoir 22-25, F Feb 11

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    As I've discussed in other posts I have a job the leaves me feeling like a piece of **** every single day and to boot I think I might have asperger's syndrome, which would explain...
    ILoveWeights ILoveWeights 26-30, M 4 days ago

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    So...after several days of deliberation, self-doubt, and serious reflection; I've taken a new job. I know it may not sound like much to many people; but this has been a long time...
    amodelcitizen amodelcitizen 36-40, M 16 Responses Feb 11

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    I'm 22 and I never had a job before. I would like to have a job but I'm just terrified that I won't do my job right or I won't even get hired. I sometimes feel useless because I'm...
    ColeSweety ColeSweety 22-25, F a week ago

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    But I struggle to see that anything is really worth it. WARNING: DEPRESSING STORY AHEAD, WISHING FOR POSITIVITY IN ANSWERS PLEASE ;) I mean, on the plus, I see a guy at work...
    cloudsoflife cloudsoflife 26-30, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    My name is Daniel Daily and for years I struggled with debt and bad credit. Mostly I shrug it off. I had decent jobs making decent wages so I was spending check to check like the...
    newbody76 newbody76 36-40, M 1 Response Feb 2

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    I really love my job. I'm a high school drop out, but went back and got my diploma. Tried college and it wasn't for me. I'm in logistics. I turn down 20-30% more money to stay with...
    determination0106 determination0106 26-30, M 2 Responses Feb 5

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    Just got told I'm being put back to part time at the new job I got back in September. I got recruited out of a $50k+ a year foreman job and took this because it was closer and...
    KnaisGuy KnaisGuy 22-25, M Feb 5

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    I need a job. I never had a real job before. I work now in Marshall's and cvs, other students picked over places. I don't get paid for it. My school gave me the job without being...
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F Feb 11

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    well, I just reached my six month anniversary at my job. I work in a factory, which is odd seeing as how I have 3 degrees, several years of teaching experience and am a veteran of...
    jstephens4 jstephens4 31-35, M 9 Responses Feb 14

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    The satisfaction of a job well done! One of our biggest client got this land developing project which is priceless.. A project like that takes about 3 different entities with...
    h4n5dj22 h4n5dj22 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 20

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    Life Lessons - by Jason Wachob 1. "You can't connect the dots going forward; you can only connect them looking backward." Steve Jobs was right on the money with this one. There...
    imurfriend imurfriend 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    Im 15 and i want a job to be able to get whatever i want but how daaaa heellllll does one get a job? I already sent my application to a store like 2 weeks ago but i havent heard...
    papple820 papple820 13-15, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I wish I could die right now. I swear it's the only way I can be happy. I have read these lines some where- "perhaps all pleasures are just reliefs". I want an immediate relief...
    blasphemy666 blasphemy666 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 20

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    just started new job at bk.. feeling scared. need to keep It together.. I've worked there before.. see same one..don't want to mess up and lose my job..
    acespad45 acespad45 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 3

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    My name is Kasey. I am about 6'7.I attended Anaconda Job Corps in Montana. I was in the Welding program there offered for about a year and a half. I learned much while there and...
    Masterthrobbles Masterthrobbles 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 7

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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...
    toniyl toniyl 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 14

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    I find out tomorrow how I went last week in a job interview. I am actually really scared to hear a rejection because although I felt I was qualified for the role, I was pitched the...
    evollove evollove 41-45 Feb 16

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    I was very unhappy in my previous job. At first everything was fine but then I realised I wasn't valued - I was passed for promotion time and time again - so I found a new job. It...
    Dellaporta Dellaporta 31-35, F 4 Responses Feb 17

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    I can't sell insurance. I already knew that when I signed on. I can't sell anything; I just don't have the talent for it. Captioning, though, I can do. When I saw an opening, I was...
    itworkedintheory itworkedintheory 31-35 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I struggle with this kind of thing but oh well, let's give it a shot 1. my name is emma, though my parents wanted to name me grace, holly or chloe 2. if I were a boy, I was to be...
    emjagrace emjagrace 13-15, F 5 Responses Feb 2

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    FACTORIES OF DEATH Understanding Auschwitz Today: How the world failed children during the Holocaust March 1942 to March 1943 Michel Muller Mother of Annette & Michel Muller...
    lunadelobos lunadelobos 41-45 Feb 6

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