Enough of pity, emotion, negativity, and complaints

Look, as a hiring manager I'm going to share some advice here that will no doubt draw some heated responses. I can handle them. If you decide to get upset or argue the advice, look no further because it's part of the issue. This is feedback to help you not a personal thing.

1- You may love the job, you may be qualified, it may be exactly what you want....but like any relationship sometimes chemistry is a factor. I've hired less qualified…

Imbedded Journalist, I read your post about you being a hiring manager. It made me laugh, because I found a word that wasn't used…

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Says the janitor with outgoing spelled out going on her career summary.....keep going Dinardi

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If the government shutdown affects your job…

If you or someone you know has been impacted by the government shutdown you are not alone. An estimated 800,000 federal workers are also affected by the shutdown, but we are here to help! Not sure what the government shutdown is? You can read more about it here and here.

If you are not impacted directly by the government shutdown, please feel free to leave some words of advice or encouragement for those who are.

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Every try for a teaching job overseas the pay is much better go out to Dodea

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Frustrated Job Searches

I have been trying to get a job since the middle of last year and and I am already frustrated to no end. I have a undergrad degree which I can absolutely do nothing with and I have applied to just about every job opening available in the tri state area. Did anyone else go through what I am experiencing and could you please give me some advice on how to get gainful employment?

Hi George Harris - if you have an undergrad degree, the best place for you to start looking is back at school. Go to your old…

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Matt Bornhorst Hi Matt. I have a bachelor degree in Allied Health Science Biology. I also have an associate degree in Allied…

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Career Choices

Hello everyone! Everybody seems to already have found their passions and dream job, but what do you do if you don’t know what your passion is? I have plenty of hobbies but I still am not sure what is best for me.

Hi Carlie Haferman this is NOT just you, many of us struggle with determining what exactly we want or feel we should do. My…

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Discouraged

I have been looking for work for 3 months. I am so frustrated and feel very discouraged. I was supposed to hear today about whether or not I got a job with a very wonderful company. I know the day is not over but I still haven’t received a call. I’m scared. I have to find something. I’m a single mom and I have zero help from his father. I do everything on my own. I feel down and low today. Any advice? I feel so alone

Same with me havent been able to woek i was takeing care of my father working in a persia restuarant when my father passes away i…

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20 years in Oil & Gas and cannot find a job in Houston. Getting discouraged.

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Confused...

I’ve been seeking work for a month now. I recently quit my last job due to very dangerous work environment that caused me to have anxiety attacks, panic attacks, stress, and depression. Something has happened to me that caused me to worry about if I was going to make it home in the morning.

I am venturing off into different areas of work, but I can’t get very excited about them. I don’t want to waste anyone’s time, or my time, going through the…

I sounds like the experience of being held at gunpoint has given you anxiety or PTSD, very understandably. From what I have read…

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Bin a while since I lost sed something

I’m back to update every one on my stuff. After toys r us shut down the job hunt was hard but I got a job at newks and got fired in a week because of bad tarrable training and the unprefestional work place. Thin shortly after I got a job with my mom working at family service agancy taking in donations and I turned 18. school started back two or three months later; the family service agancy closes at three so I wouldn’t be able to work there any…

Hi ThatEmo Stereotype I am sorry to hear this! How are things going for you now? Are you still looking for work? Please feel free…

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GED

Why do jobs make such a big deal about having a GED? I have a strong work ethic and alot of work experience. I hate to lie on an application but it seems to be the only way to get a job is to say you have your GED. I have worked with many co-workers who have a degree but have zero common sense or work ethic. Unless its a specalized field I dont understand why its such a big deal.

I'm going through the same thing, I've got good job experience in all kinds of feld work.i was expelled from school,at my youth…

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New job in new horizon

I am a Civil Engineer, got a master degree i Road and Railway Engineering. Working in China more than two years after my graduation which took me three years in China. I also got a Prince 2 certificate recently.i CAN SPEAK French, English, as well as Chinese. Ready to go for a new horizon.Any good company, please just PM me

Hi ADONIS ALABI - Have you tried using the job search tool here on Jobcase?

Just follow these steps!

1. Click on Jobs &amp…

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Why I was Unemployed For a over a year in 2012. (Are you like me?)

Here is a quick summary for those who don't want to read this long post --If you are fighting for a idea that gives you no hope, you are fighting for your enemies. Since self observation is the mother of all change we must Let go of all mental enemies. ---- If this resonates, read on.

I read a post by Veronica Jefferson titled The Reality of Employment Desperation. Her bullet points seem to come off controversial, however I personally saw…

You overcome and overachieved that period in your life plus made it to your best to have fulfillment in your job.

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