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Mathew Cannady

Asking for a reference?

So here's the deal - references can make or break your application. It's no secret. You need to know what people are saying about you when potential employers call. That means you need to let...

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It is not necessarily that your reference does not want their information shared. As the company you want to be hired by does not know you, I do not know them either, do they have good privacy...

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wesley demelo

Extremely tough moments !!

For those who believes in prayers, I need one! I had a tough 2016 and Im still on it. I live in Jacksonville, Florida, I came to Brazil -South America to work, I had a great 3 years of Work...

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Kevin Curtin

wesley, you have an incredible story that i'm sure people would see your work ethic through! have you looked for jobs near you?

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wesley demelo

Dear Kevin,

Thank you for your kindest response. Yes, I have followed the procedure that you proposed. no luck yet. Only insurance companies recruiting sales rep to sale life or home...

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Emma Carter

Is my Resume unimpressive?

Hi! While my resume is a little different from the information I have on my profile here, it's roughly the same. I know that obviously, I don't have a lot of experience, but is there anything...

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Kevin Curtin

I would hope one day everyone has a profile as filled out as you! I think it looks great - maybe add a few bullets underneath your jobs on what your responsibilities were and how you excelled....

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access to application

when I went to fill out application did not find any applications, It was only posting of comments. How go get to the application part?

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waited on phone for 30 min, and the public library only allows you 1 hour the complete application how can i meet personally with employers?

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Ashley Lunday

HR Professional

OK, I have been in HR for many years now and just learned something new. Now, whether it's legal or not, I need to do my research. My guess is that it's not illegal but very unprofessional and...

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Mariah Bliss

This is SUPER informative, Ashley - and also seriously distressing! I agree, as long as an employee comes to work on time, who cares where they live? When did you start noticing it becoming a...

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Ashley Lunday

When they asked me to send my resume in yesterday and left me a voicemail about the 20 mile minimum lol

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Penelope Calderon

Hiring Managers annoyed at this?

Someone in HR told me that one of their biggest pet peeves is when people apply to a whole bunch of open positions at their hospital. She finds it super annoying and feels like it immediately...

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Jim Wahl

If you are applying for a lot of jobs that are unrelated to your experience it can baffle managers. It can come across as desperate or not knowing what you really want to do.

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Mother

I'm So frustrated...ive been looking for work for awhile now. I do have some experience in customer service, clerical, working with children, as well as other fields...However whenever I feel...

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William Agnew

Dina,
Are you following up on your job applications? Also, are you entering a minimum pay rate, if so it may be more than they are willing to pay. It's not your age. Employers just want...

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No job experience

I don't understand why it's so difficult to get my first job without any job experience. I've done volunteer work in school but that was about it. I have nothing to put on a resume, but...

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What sort of jobs are you applying for? Make sure you try to talk to the managers at the places you apply to check on your applications.

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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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Linda Pickering

Online applications why so hard

I apply and they got me everywhere but that job I want to apply for. Why do they do that?!

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What do you mean, Linda?

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I have skills in HR, manager, medical, I signed up in November of 2016, only emails. I worked there in 2015. From Nov - Dec, they have not contacted me other than say we have your resume and...

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You might wanna follow up on your applications.

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FEELING OVERWHELMED AND FRUSTRATED

Hello everyone.
I applied for a carrier job at the usps, did my interviews, background checks, finger print and what have you. Anybody that works for the United states postal service knows...

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Reginald PittmanUsflag

Martha, you ALWAYS take the interview. Never ever turn down an interview. GO..... GO...... GO...... You'll be in control of your own future....

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Thanks Reginald ........

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Richard Tatum

A Thought

So I'm thinking about looking for something that's not in my field just to put some food on the table and pay some bills. I've been in the mental health field for nearly 25 yrs now but been...

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I hear you.Its worth a temporary solution.
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Maria Solita Essex
Costco 222 S Martin L King Blvd Las Vegas, NV

CONFUSING

I been confusing, I been applied as a Deli Assistant at COSTCO Store, there are three stores here in Las Vegas that i did to sign, again and again and i received also many calls again and...

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Maria Solita Essex

Thank you Ma'm, I will try my be that is what i miss.

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Time off work?

I have had a series of life changing experiences over the last year and a half and wasn’t able to return to work since I was laid off back in the summer of 2015. Should I add a cover letter...

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Mariah Bliss

Hi George: I definitely think that's the best way to go about it. But don't spend TOO much of your cover letter going into an explanation - you don't want that gap to become the sole focus of...

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Prove it

Will jobs that require physical requirements like “must be able to lift 75lbs” test or ask me to demonstrate those physical requirement at the job interview? I’m expanding my search into...

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Jim Flack

I highly doubt they will ask you to demonstrate.

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Ronald G. McClain Jr.

Trying to relocate

I have been trying to relocate, for personal reasons, to Arizona. In my search, I find employers want someone local even though I am willing to cover relocation costs. Why should this be a...

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Maybe they're worried they'll go through everything and then you won't actually relocate. Are you able to relate and continue looking for jobs that way? Or at least have a local address you...

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Refrences

Trying to find first job but I don't know what to put as references ,and it's already hard enough not having experience and getting a job. Need advice on what to put for as a reference.

Mariah Bliss

Hi Lauryn: Happy to help! Do you have any teachers or mentors who would be happy to be your reference? Anyone who can speak to your work ethic would be a great choice!

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Day 10. Follow up on application.

OK, I have an issue following up on applications. I am a phlebotomist with 26 years experience. I've been sending out resume upon resume and can't even get a decent response from anyone. I...

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Penelope Calderon

I don't think it's a age problem. I would recommend when do call to follow up application call in the morning or between 2 or 3 in the afternoon. People in HR are more willing to give you a...

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Robert Hahn jr

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It's amazing how the last 9 months I've been through z recruiter and a ton of other's and all but all of them reply here are your new jobs available. I've sent out my resume to every one. I...

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It's definitely frustrating.

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