Right now I have so many applications out and nobody has called me or emailed me for a interview I have 3 kids I have to take care of I have bills to pay and can’t do none of that without no job I am worthless what else do I need to do besides work harder and have more faith in myself hoping and praying that something comes through soon I just can’t deal with my life like this
I was unemployed for about 5 months in 2015 and very unsure about what I wanted to do next. I was spending 50-60 hours a week researching and applying to jobs. It took a while but I found a great job and it put my career on a new trajectory.
But burnout is real even when you're unemployed and I was worn down. Here are my tips for treating yourself with kindness while you're unemployed now that I'm on the other side of it.
- Set daily time... see more
Older workers tend to have better work ethics and staying power! Younger workers don’t normally work as hard or stay as long. We all know it costs to invest time and training for a new employee, so why not the older more experienced ones?
Most Everybody has an ache or pain somewhere on them, so with genuine concern you can help them with those struggles. How? Being real about concern, open and straight forward in communication and make... see more
I was at a job that I was doing pretty well at up until the point where I caught the flu and was hospitalized due to complications from the flu. I was told that I could not lose my job for being sick. Upon my arrival back to work, they had put my FMLA papers through but by this time I had no more sick time or personal time left to take off because I was hospitalized for a month. I still haven't fully recovered, so I did what I felt was the right... see more
My 25yr old nephew graduated from college two years ago and is not working. He said he spent too much time and money getting a degree to then have to work in something like retail. I don't know if that is really an
excuse to hide the fact that he has depression and anxiety and the thought of interviewing sends him into panic mode. I've tried talking to him and have sent him multiple job leads, but he doesn't pursue them. Any advice?
When things get stressful at work, at school, or even if you're just looking for work, it can be really tempting to just sit at the computer and keep going and going and going. You might feel guilty for not pushing harder or squeezing in more things. But I've actually found that taking a walk and getting fresh air is a great way to reset. I actually think it would be a great company program to have walk groups to make sure people aren't getting... see more
After years of owning a big phat deck company, I never found laborers or anyone that could help me on the capabilities of my job. So I always had to schedule and plan and bid and lead my men at work. And the physicality of the work has givin me several injuries to fix. Both rotator cuffs. Torn bicep. Ankle reconstruction. Carpal tunnel both hands. I have a positive attitude and feel very confident in sales of any kind. I want to find another line... see more
What do you do when your boss give you 3days to go from Hawaii to Portland a doctors Appointment and back to work and that’s not all ever pay check for the past two months they short you a $1.00 every hour idk what to do. I know it’s illegal but lucky . I try to just stay humble
I have been out of work for 2 years due to illness. Finally feel I can work, but have gotten behind on bills. Why is it so important for employters to see your credit report. I need to work to pay bills! Any ideas?
Has anyone found a job for spinal chord injury people here?