Employed after 1yr wait...

So glad I didn't give up.
Finally, after moving to a new state 2,000miles from the previous one, I got hired in a good fit position. Although I went through an agency, it happened so fast to my surprise & the team I work for is very cohesive.
The journey was very VERY hard while battling homelessness & sadness along with my husband. It was such a culture shock as a result of moving and a challenge, but made it through it all.
Keep hope alive…

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Yes, you can be hired at 58 (or any age)!...

I thought my fellow Jobcasers would be encouraged reading this story:

A few weeks ago, I received an email as I was found through an online search to see if I would be interested in a newly created position. I did a quick check of the organization, was impressed and replied back.

In turn, I received a reply, had a phone screen, was asked to go in for a first interview, a second interview and then a third interview. I met with 8 people total. A…

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Congrats on your new job I feel the same way too Ian 59 looking for a new job it it’s so hard to find a good job at my age

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depressed

hey i am so sad because my bio dad just passed away and i would love it if you prayed for me

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I know from experience that God will get you through this with an overwhelming sense of peace if you trust and believe in him

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TIRED and TORN

I lost my job Feb 20th because my client passed away. I have never been without a job. I live paycheck to paycheck. Every minute I have has been spent job seeking. I turned down one that would have required me to move. I turned down another one because the compute to and from took an hour and a half each way. It wasn't the miles but the highway traffic. I can't see out of my left eye and don't want another accident. So for now I took a gas…

Mary I will be praying for you and your family, please pray for me as well since I'm in a similar situation. I know that something…

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I'm having a dilemma.

For years I've worked temp service. In doing so, I've gained lots of experience, but no long term or permanent position. I had to do temps because I had a daughter who was born with heart disease, and many employers weren't receptive to my having take off to care for her. So, I made up in my mind that it would convenient to work temp than permanent. That way I wouldn't have to worry about being fired. Well, I lost my lost to her struggle with…

I'll help

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Homemaker

I have been looking for a job for about the past 3 years, and I finally found one that fits my schedule. I have a special needs child, and need to work things around his schedule. It is part time, but I am so glad I found it. I start in a week, and I am so excited. It is only 8-12 hrs. a week, but perfect for me now, and could possibly turn into something later. Anyway, don't lose hope if you are still looking. Everything happens for a reason…

veteran

What can I say? Let's celebrate Rachel! She found the right fit!

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great news!

i just had a feeling i should check stafflinq which is a site that applebees and other restaurants use for employees to pick scheldules etc and come to find out i will be working monday, tuesday, wednesday, friday and sunday... they were all picked for me and the hours are good... i was hoping for a 4 or 5 day workweek to make it worthwhile and a good paycheck... i will have two whole days off for a family and one will be a weekend to do…

That is great to hear that it is working out for you. Usually the stories are posted of struggles. Nice to hear a success story…

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Looking for a new hire?

Great news found a job took time, no it was not my resume. It's the amount of applicants some jobs have hundreds.

I am so sorry that you lost your wife. One thought: do you have friends or family in managerial positions or in HR? If so, ask…

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Lois Martin I found out something it's not the resume but the amount of applicants for a job. Also some postings should be taken…

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Need some advice

Hi everyone, I'd like some neutral advice. I'm sort of at a crossroads right now and figuring out which way to go. I feel it's time after sacrificing all these years to do what will make me happy for a change.
My family supports me (everyone in the household but me is unemployed right now, so where I go, they go. :) The big issue is I have an elderly mom who refuses to be mobile. She depends on me to get around and does not get out otherwise…

I think you may know what the right answer is for you, but maybe you're looking for some confirmation that you're doing the right…

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Karthik

Dear sir mam,
Ihave experience 13yrs in hotel industry ,I have completed hotel management catering technology, need help I have 2 son's, my first son special child, expensive medicine every month, I'm a hard worker need to help

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Where are you located Karthik Karthikeyan ? Are you still looking for work? We would be glad to help!

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Fed up

I have been with my current employer going on 20 years. I have a new co worker that was hired for more money per hour than existing employees including me. I told my management that my yearly raise better be more than the new employees but it is not. I am getting .63 an hour more with annual raise and I am making under 15.00 an hour to start with. New employee is making 15.50. Shes been here about one month I am on year 20. I have been denied on…

How do you know how much your co-workers make? Are you privy to the information in your job responsibility? Or is there discussion…

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