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Guetchine Philippe

Don't always get what you want.

Fast food jobs are okay, but I am too old to be working for $7-8 an hour flipping burgers. Those companies are to quick to hire. I apply for a Court House job position, was told they have...

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Kevin Curtin

But you can definitely try - where are you looking to work to increase your earning potential?

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Kevin Johnson

a happy new year...

Goals for the year...
redesign resume...
continue to work hard...
put all of the things I did not get done last year at the top of the list this year...
less TV...
more guitar...

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Esther Pascal

Nice set goals! Keep us updated on how it goes.

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Less Jobs in America

I went to Panera yesterday to meet a friend and there was only one cashier. Instead they had all these touch panels where you could order yourself. Guess I shouldn't look for a job as a...

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There aren't necessarily less jobs, but the jobs are MOVING. While Walmart is laying off employees, Amazon is hiring 100,000. You may need to learn something different than cashier skills...

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Kalie LA

Getting now where

Cant move up in DG. Put my 2 weeks in 3× and got talked into transferring each time. Been in the DG market and now at my 3rd DG store where I had to demote myself to a basic key holder from...

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First thing never put in a notice unless your actually ready to leave. You should either being looking for a job activily or make a plan to actually part ways after you have enuff cash to live...

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Kalie LA

Thank you. You are right... I've never been asked that question. Thanks for that info. I do need to have a job lined up before I put in 2 weeks or leave which is why I stay for now and deff...

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Bob Schmidtz

A long time dream

ok so I used to work a short order cook a very long time ago. Well between 20 and 50 I worked in various factories because they generally paid well. So now over the past couple of weeks I have...

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Kevin Curtin

thanks bob! a few people here on jobcase could probably benefit from your advice and successes!

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Leda SEDLOCK

market research project manager - contract

I am frustrated professionally and it is impacting my family life. I have relocated to my mother's, out-of-state because I wish to refocus my depression, frustration, and anger in a positive...

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Karen Cregar

Most jobs do offer training for positions that you may be interested in. Do not let the fact of your age hinder you in any way. Apply for jobs you believe you are qualified to work in, it...

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Matthew Stephens

Figured out how to get dream job!!

So I have been a sprinkler fitter for 10 plus years and all of my jobs were at companies that just wanted me to do the same job, no advancement. I realized this was a dead end job. So I...

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Mariah Bliss

That's awesome, Matthew!! We're so excited for you! What self-help books would you recommend for the community?

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Delores Jones

Seeking a career

I have always wanted the opportunity to have career with company.

Mariah Bliss

Hi Delores: Thanks for posting to Jobcase! What kind of career are you looking for? Here’s how to see who’s hiring near you:
- Click on the “Jobs & Companies” text at the top of this page
-...

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lisa Pilgrim

Stuck with a problem

I was offered two jobs this week. However, one is better than two and i want the other. What do i say to job two? I want job two, and i want to work part time on job two? I will write them,...

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William Agnew

Which job will you choose?

lisa Pilgrim

I have made my decision and i will draft a letter to the other position and tell them that i still want to work part time.

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Change That Attitude!

I’ve been working at the same company since I finished school 4 years ago. Last year, I let everyone in leadership know about my career interest, took several online courses to learn new...

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Linda Hanks

Take it from me you have hit the ceiling where you are currently at you can either stay get frustrated, and turn into a problematic employee with all the consequences or.. Personally I would...

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William Bradley

You should continue to be yourself and not think that the company old you something .Ask your Human Resources about management program or seek management course somewhere. Please don't think...

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Time to Step-Up!

Anyone with any work experience in big box retail store knows about what it’s like to work in an highly stressful and emotionally challenging environment. Trying to cope on a day to day basis...

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Rick EdwardsUsflag

Maybe try taking it a step higher. There might be someone else who is feeling this way in a different department that your supervisor doesn't know about.

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Loser!

Dropped out of college again! I’m not a bad or stupid person but the classroom is just not for me. I turned 21 years old two months ago and I’m already in major debt for those damn college...

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Rebecca Frame

I would transfer all my credits to a cheaper college like a for profit DeVry maybe? Sure this deters some employers but very few. Many people get their degrees online now, especially their...

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You can do better

I hate it when people tell me I can do better. What are they doing that’s so great anyway! I normally don’t get piss me off over something so small but I think the real reason that comment get...

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If you can afford a 4 year degree that would be amazing, but some of us can't take out loan after loan for an education. Associates is enough to get you in the running or even a vocational...

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Job Title: Machine Operator. This job is your typical entry level, 8-12 hour shift job with no benefits. This includes grave yard shifts for one month and the next is morning shifts.

I'm a 2year college grad looking for more opportunity that will not only feed me mentally but physically as well. I'm looking to further my education in the coming months, so I'm looking for...

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Alyssa Hicks

Thanks for sharing, Christopher.

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Digger West

painter

i'm a self-taught motorcycle painter with some welding/sheetmetal fabrication skills. i have been taking entry level jobs for years ,jobs unrelated to my skillset,to make ends meet. have i...

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Lloyd Freeman

Digger,
I do not know where you live, however, I live in Raleigh, NC and I do not ride during rain, very hot weather or cold weather. I have a
daughter in the area of Phoenix and I was...

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William Agnew

Bored!

I'm so bored! Could have gone to work, but I'm holding out for my dream job! What should i do? Do you want me to be bored to death? Bored Bored Bored?

William Agnew

I'm back now! I just gave someone a ride. I drive for rideaustin. Only $12.00, it gave me something to do! haha
I'm going to pick someone else up now! See ya!

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HUTCH KNIGHT

employment records and resume building

does anyone have any information that could help help me gain access to my employment records from the state which states do I have to pay a modest fee I disagree with that I believe my...

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I wish you the very best from the bottom of my heart. I hope everything you do in your life works out the way you want it. Good luck.
Margie Vaughan

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Peter Milo

What else should I be applying for?

I've been job hunting on and off for a long while now and I'm just completely spent. I have great experience, I've redone my resume countless times, I've applied to everything I could think...

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Kevin Johnson

hmmm...
Never been completely stuck. Good help is always hard to find. Ever heard about the first million? Boss says your first million is always the hardest. When you start at the beginning...

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lisa Pilgrim

i thought it was just me, i really did

When i graduated college a war came on, i could not get a job in my field to save my neck. I work alot of different crazy jobs and things were finally looking up. It was getting better and...

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Is it that you aren't getting any interviews from applications you submit? If that's the case, do you follow up on any of them? Sometimes that can be really helpful.

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Micheal Hibbs

Job Market

Its been 13 years since I have seriously searched for a job.
I have worked hard to earn opertunities that have never come. My current employer is family ran. Often management opportunity has...

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Genevieve Legrand

Hello Micheal,
Welcome to the Jobcase community! Are you currently looking for a new position? Please let me know so I may assist.

William Agnew

Outstanding advise!
Geneveive is terrific!

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