Discrimination: How have you been discriminated?

I see a lot of replies and posts that reference a perception of discrimination in the job market. I have personally experienced discrimination 4 times that is verifiable. This has severely impacted my ability to find quality work based on the metrics and standards used by companies to screen candidates, I have seen a decrease in request for interviews and a high number of we appreciate the time and effort you put into the hiring process.

I have experienced discrimination lots of times. The thing about corporate discrimination is that YOU have to prove it that you…

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Home Depot Hiring 80,000!

Looking for a Job? Well look no further! The Home Depot is NOW #hiring up to 80,000 seasonal full & part time employees across their nearly 2000 Retail Stores and 100 distribution centers.

Interested applicants can apply online at https://careers.homedepot.com, via text to (HOMEDEPOT TO 52270), or in person at the employment kiosks located inside the store.

Candidates who successfully complete their applications can schedule an interview via…

Self check out is bad customer service; hire some cashiers!

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YOUR LIFE IS ABOUT TO CHANGE! (Where are you going in life?) [IBYC]

READ THOUGHTFULLY!

"The system is present two folds. 1) You can succeed or 2) You can fail. Either action is determined a decision to stand on one side of the track or the other.

One track will take you nowhere in life, the other can take you everywhere you desire. Your decisions can determine your future.

I Believe You Can...!

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Thanks Ed. That does somewhat put things into perspective for me. My situation is a bit different than most. In September of 2017…

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Take a fresh approach to your job search ...

Time to mix things up! Try these ideas to broaden your connections and beat the crowd (!) to your next job: https://www.themuse.com/advice/12-new-job-hunt-strategies-thatll-reenergize-your-search

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Hi Lois, Great article! Although I posted looking for a mentor, I found this article to be quite refreshing. I will definitely…

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Angela Powers I'll be glad to write and offer some ideas. That's a great question!

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HIRED!!!!

I am officially back among the employed,not only did i get hired by a great company,but two the places I applied, after 2and a half months,called me back, I'm so glad i didn't give up, I sure was beginning to think about it. I just wanted to thank everybody on here all the advice, words of wisdom, and and inspiration to NOT GIVE UP. And to inspire all still unemployed, to NEVER GIVE UP!! Nothing is more frustrating then waking up every morning…

Thanks for sharing and congratulations. May you have a long career in you new place of employment.

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You got this!!!

Ok WV Jobcasers, you got this. 200 employers dying to hire people tmw. Here's a couple things to do tonight to improve your success tomorrow:
1) research 5-6 attending companies that you really hope to work for. (jobcase, glassdoor, or even google search can be great here). Make sure you know what drives their success so you know how to position your skills/expeience for them to hear how you will help them succeed.
2) practice your elevator…

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Lots of good thoughts going out to those people looking for jobs in West Virginia tomorrow. Say hello to Lenin Pina for me!

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SURVIVING LONG TERM UNEMPLOYMENT

Dealing With Long Term Unemployment

It is the worst nightmare you have ever had. You have been out of a job for several months. You feel yourself slowly losing your mind and may even begin to have feelings of despair.

For months, you’ve exercised all the job search strategies imaginable but with no success. Meanwhile,
your work mindset is losing it's appeal and your career clock is ticking away quickly. As if that's not enough, money is…

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You watch your credit go down the tubes. All money is gone, then what? I understand why the homeless exist

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3 Qualities

I challenge you to ask yourself :

(What Skill Do You Posses that will Impact Our Bottom Line?)

And see what you come up with.

Good Job on your Job Search!

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I have developed broad expertise in public, private sector and nonprofit organizations. I achieve excellent results through…

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Your Job Search can Make you a Better Person

My job search has made me a better person, and yours can too. Here's how:

Accept that the world owes you NOTHING
Yep that's right. The world doesn't owe you a second look, let alone an interview,or a job. Those things are EARNED by standing out as the candidate who did their research, put in the real effort to understand the company and their needs, and you showed that you can be an asset to the company.

So remember, the world owes you…

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This is an excellent way to think about things! We do learn and grow as we face challenges in life and it's how we overcome those…

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YOUR LIFE IS ABOUT TO CHANGE! (Set aside Time For Youself.) [IBYC]

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT SERIES XVII

THE REALITY IS: We live in a very busy world where everything is moving fast. By the time you wait to take action, your approach is outdated. How can you manage your time more appropriately?

THE REMEDY IS: Always make time for yourself and invest in YOU. This is 1st Class Information. No matter how hard you work through the course of the day, or other activities and commitments. Ensure that you invest in YOU…

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I agree Edward Alexander that investing in ourselves is SO important and very few of us even take just a few moments a day to do…

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PSA: Self-Employment Assistance Program

Program that allows unemployed workers to receive unemployment benefits while they train to become self-employed.

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Wow, that is very interesting! I have never heard of this before. Thank you so much for sharing Steven Ransom

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