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    So Im thinking....if I had stayed in that school, I'd still be feeling just as crappy as I am now, but I would have some money, and I would be a 10 minute drive away from the Mr...   I have a **** hot CV, no lie. I have worked in some pretty good schools, one...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 28, 2009

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    Would You Say I Am An@l

    I am not technically unemployed yet because I have a severance package but I will be soon. Being the anal person that I am, the first course of action was to create an action register to detail the step by step detail of what actions I must take to find another...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 16 Responses Jan 26, 2009

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    Looking For A Job!!

    i am currently employed, working in the hotel industry, but my boss is like the biggest ******* in the world right now lol, and i have been looking for a new job for a while, and just recently there was a new shop that was announced to be opening in the town centre where i live...
    cowshed123 cowshed123 31-35, M 4 Responses Jul 12, 2010

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    After 3 Different Job Interviews I Landed One!

     The bad thing was, I was qualified for them all and knew the people that interviewed me and they didn't select me.  Their loss!  But, I'd worked for them before and looked forward to being back among old friends.  But, I finally got one and so it must be the...
    dorobo dorobo 70+, M 1 Response Jan 26, 2009

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    Some Days The Most Well-laid Plans Turn Out To Be . . . Well . . . Not So Well Laid After All

    Following is an e-mail I sent to four friends after a day gone awry of trying to deliver six applications across the Metro Vancouver region.  Even if you aren't familiar with Vancouver and the surrounding communities, anyone who has every lived in a major city will...
    UnderEli UnderEli 41-45, M Jul 11, 2010

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    The Interview That Let Me Know I Didn't Want the Job After All

    This was when I was still pretty young -- maybe not even twenty, though I can't remember for sure.  I was well intentioned, had graduated from high school, but had practically no work experience, beyond newspaper deliver, neighbourhood pharmacy courier, and a very brief...
    UnderEli UnderEli 41-45, M 1 Response Jun 19, 2009

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    last year of school I was an intern with a local nonprofit and a volunteer with another one.  I found both using an online job search engine.  The internship offered me a job as a public policy assistant, which would have just been a whole lot of researching...
    yoyy yoyy 26-30, F 5 Responses Feb 1, 2009

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    Here's My Problem...

    Right now I am a nanny and it is slowly driving me insane. So I have been looking for special ed teaching jobs. I haven't gotten the job at the last 2 schools that I have interviewed for and so now I am going to get scheduled for an interview for next week sometime for a teaching...
    EllielleWriting EllielleWriting 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 10, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    Today I'll find out. If I lived up to their standard in the background check, and if I can start next week. I'm bracing myself for a fall into the abyss of dark depression. If this...
    squirrelbounce squirrelbounce 41-45, F 6 Responses Dec 4

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    Had the haircut today. The haircut I had scheduled in order to be in tip-top shape for the job I won't be starting Monday. Waste of money - $65 for some split ends. I should have...
    squirrelbounce squirrelbounce 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 5

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    All that depression for nothing. Starting my new job next week. I overreacted, felt the burden of the last 19 months of rejections taking over and predicting the worst. I am...
    squirrelbounce squirrelbounce 41-45, F 5 Responses Dec 10

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    Still waiting for green light to start the job next week. Anxiety is at all time high. And I was told it could be a few more days until they know if everything cleared. At this...
    squirrelbounce squirrelbounce 41-45, F 2 Responses Dec 1

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    Did you know they can access medical info when running a background check? Including mental health records? I'm STILL awaiting the results so I can start the job I accepted on...
    squirrelbounce squirrelbounce 41-45, F Dec 3

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    Parent alienation is so sad. My story is a bit different than stories here. My ex thinks that I alienate the children from him. I have always given my ex free access to the...
    Berryqueen Berryqueen 41-45, F 9 Responses Nov 23

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    Its boring. I need to talk to you about anything that's funny, about your life or mine, kids and those racist too. When boredom strikes the only friend you can count on is a...
    Elleshore81 Elleshore81 31-35, F Dec 11

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    He grew up in San Jose and went to St. Francis High School in Mountain View where he played basketball. At the University of California in Santa Barbara, he played intramural...
    Aiden3693znb4 Aiden3693znb4 31-35, M 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    Bob Duggan is an passionate sportsman and has been all his life. He grew up in San Jose and went to St. Francis Senior high school in Mountain View where he played basketball...
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    He grew up in San Jose and attended St. Francis High School in Mountain View where he played basketball. At the University of California in Santa Barbara, he played intramural...
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    Bob Duggan is an devoted sportsperson and has been all his life. He grew up in San Jose and went to St. Francis Secondary school in Mountain View where he played basketball. He...
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    Bob Duggan is an devoted sportsperson and has been all his life. He grew up in San Jose and went to St. Francis Secondary school in Mountain View where he played basketball. He...
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    He grew up in San Jose and went to St. Francis High School in Mountain View where he played basketball. At the University of California in Santa Barbara, he played intramural...
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    He grew up in San Jose and attended St. Francis High School in Mountain View where he played basketball. At the University of California in Santa Barbara, he played intramural...
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    He grew up in San Jose and attended St. Francis High School in Mountain View where he played basketball. At the University of California in Santa Barbara, he played intramural...
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    He grew up in San Jose and attended St. Francis High School in Mountain View where he played basketball. At the University of California in Santa Barbara, he played intramural...
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    He grew up in San Jose and went to St. Francis High School in Mountain View where he played basketball. At the University of California in Santa Barbara, he played intramural...
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    Bob Duggan is an avid sportsman and has actually been all his life. He grew up in San Jose and went to St. Francis Secondary school in Mountain View where he played basketball...
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    Bob Duggan is an avid sportsman and has been all his life. He matured in San Jose and went to St. Francis Secondary school in Mountain View where he played basketball. He also...
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    He grew up in San Jose and attended St. Francis High School in Mountain View where he played basketball. At the University of California in Santa Barbara, he played intramural...
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    Bob Duggan is an passionate sportsperson and has been all his life. He matured in San Jose and attended St. Francis High School in Mountain View where he played basketball. He...
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    Bob Duggan is an avid sportsman and has actually been all his life. He grew up in San Jose and went to St. Francis Secondary school in Mountain View where he played basketball...
    Anthonick826k7ka4 Anthonick826k7ka4 31-35, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Bob Duggan is an devoted sportsperson and has been all his life. He grew up in San Jose and went to St. Francis Secondary school in Mountain View where he played basketball. He...
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    He grew up in San Jose and attended St. Francis High School in Mountain View where he played basketball. At the University of California in Santa Barbara, he played intramural...
    Matthis936h6fu1 Matthis936h6fu1 31-35, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Bob Duggan is an avid sportsman and has actually been all his life. He grew up in San Jose and went to St. Francis Secondary school in Mountain View where he played basketball...
    Logan3691wjw1 Logan3691wjw1 31-35, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    He grew up in San Jose and went to St. Francis High School in Mountain View where he played basketball. At the University of California in Santa Barbara, he played intramural...
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    Bob Duggan is an avid sportsman and has actually been all his life. He matured in San Jose and attended St. Francis High School in Mountain View where he played basketball. He...
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    Bob Duggan is an passionate sportsperson and has been all his life. He matured in San Jose and attended St. Francis Senior high school in Mountain View where he played...
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    Bob Duggan is an avid sportsman and has been all his life. He grew up in San Jose and attended St. Francis High School in Mountain View where he played basketball. He likewise...
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    He grew up in San Jose and attended St. Francis High School in Mountain View where he played basketball. At the University of California in Santa Barbara, he played intramural...
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    He grew up in San Jose and attended St. Francis High School in Mountain View where he played basketball. At the University of California in Santa Barbara, he played intramural...
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    Bob Duggan is an devoted sportsperson and has been all his life. He matured in San Jose and attended St. Francis Senior high school in Mountain View where he played basketball...
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    Bob Duggan is an devoted sportsman and has actually been all his life. He grew up in San Jose and went to St. Francis Secondary school in Mountain View where he played...
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    He grew up in San Jose and went to St. Francis High School in Mountain View where he played basketball. At the University of California in Santa Barbara, he played intramural...
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    Bob Duggan is an avid sportsman and has been all his life. He matured in San Jose and attended St. Francis High School in Mountain View where he played basketball. He likewise...
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    He grew up in San Jose and attended St. Francis High School in Mountain View where he played basketball. At the University of California in Santa Barbara, he played intramural...
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    Bob Duggan is an avid sportsman and has been all his life. He matured in San Jose and attended St. Francis High School in Mountain View where he played basketball. He likewise...
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    He grew up in San Jose and went to St. Francis High School in Mountain View where he played basketball. At the University of California in Santa Barbara, he played intramural...
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