Marlo Ricotta
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I now have been in the Las Vegas area going on 6 months . If I have applied to 1 job I've applied to 1000 jobs . My problem , or should I say problems is

  1. I've applied but never hear a response
  2. I get an email saying that the company moved on to other candidates , for basic jobs like data entry positions no less
  3. I dont know what employers want, if I never a call back . I cant even email back with a " why was I not selected"
  4. Even applied to temp agencies like randstad , apple one , etc and they all come back with the positions are filled or I didnt fit the " type " At this point I'll take anything. But nothing is coming through. If I dont find employment soon I'll have no choice but to go back to NY . Atleast I know the job market there and what employers will pay plus I know the cost of living . Such a shame that someone who wants to work , cant find employment. Very Disheartening . Does anyone have any ideas ? Or possible employment openings , opportunities? I can dummy down my resume if I need to , just to be able to work
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It seems your resume has a few errors, you might want to have someone revise it.

It seems your resume has a few errors, you might want to have someone revise it.

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Tom Porter

WARNING: THIS IS LONG Next time you get one of those emails? Email back with "Thank you so much for your consideration. Could you please provide feedback about my application?" You may get some input that way. Also, and listen up here: Most companies scan in resumes or use an outside company to filter them. 90% of applications and resumes never actually get looked at. You have to get past the computer first. So when you send a resume? If the job is "Receptionist, Entry Level, Requisition 39704" Save the file name of your resume as "39704" and submit it that way. It will auto sort into the review pile. Now the computer will scan it. READ THE JOB REQUIREMENTS FOR THE POSITION! In the top portion of your resume? If one of the job requirements is "Time management" make sure "Time management" is in that section. Every requirement, make some sort of logical sentence that includes those words. Now you are past the computer, and your resume is in the hands of a human being. You are automatically in the top 10%. Hope this helps.

WARNING: THIS IS LONG Next time you get one of those emails? Email back with "Thank you so much for your consideration. Could you please provide feedback about my application?" You may get some input that way. Also, and listen up here: Most companies scan in resumes or use an outside company to filter them. 90% of applications and resumes never actually get looked at. You have to get past the computer first. So when you send a resume? If the job is "Receptionist, Entry Level, Requisition 39704" Save the file name of your resume as "39704" and submit it that way. It will auto sort into the review pile. Now the computer will scan it. READ THE JOB REQUIREMENTS FOR THE POSITION! In the top portion of your resume? If one of the job requirements is "Time management" make sure "Time management" is in that section. Every requirement, make some sort of logical sentence that includes those words. Now you are past the computer, and your resume is in the hands of a human being. You are automatically in the top 10%. Hope this helps.

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Tonya Tonya

Go in person to places you can. I am and was having the same issue. Bring your resume, be nice, and confident, and relax. You got this. Go to casinos too, but you will probably need to get some type of gaming license for non gaming jobs in the casino.

Go in person to places you can. I am and was having the same issue. Bring your resume, be nice, and confident, and relax. You got this. Go to casinos too, but you will probably need to get some type of gaming license for non gaming jobs in the casino.

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Tara DeBouvre

I have heard that it is very difficult to get a job in Vegas. Having a local phone number is essential. So many people come and go so quickly, a lot of employers are reluctant to hire transplants.

I have heard that it is very difficult to get a job in Vegas. Having a local phone number is essential. So many people come and go so quickly, a lot of employers are reluctant to hire transplants.

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Jen Shelton

You could always go to mesquite and work.. or some people come out to Utah.. Tons and Tons of jobs here by St George.... I got a job in 7 days after moving here. Been a few years now but I can tell you that they have more jobs than applicants.. pay is almost like Vegas..

You could always go to mesquite and work.. or some people come out to Utah.. Tons and Tons of jobs here by St George.... I got a job in 7 days after moving here. Been a few years now but I can tell you that they have more jobs than applicants.. pay is almost like Vegas..

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Jen Shelton

I applied to 75 jobs when I lived there.. not one single call back. I feel for you. It's rough. My advise is to go to those Career Fairs they have.. It will get your foot in the door and then all others come around. It just takes one. Volunteer if you can too.. it helps you and maybe you'll help others too.. network while being of service.. it really does work.

I applied to 75 jobs when I lived there.. not one single call back. I feel for you. It's rough. My advise is to go to those Career Fairs they have.. It will get your foot in the door and then all others come around. It just takes one. Volunteer if you can too.. it helps you and maybe you'll help others too.. network while being of service.. it really does work.

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Dakwonjanae Walters

Hey you know what

Hey you know what

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Derik Lattig

Same in Texas. I had two job interviews last week, both said I'd hear something first of this week and nothing. Crickets. Finding a job that pays more than $40K these days is like winning the lottery...that's IF you get a call back and IF you aren't weeded out by the algorithms. I think its time for a class action lawsuit against these corporations who show blatant ageism discrimination. Make 'em prove why someone else with less experience was hired.

Same in Texas. I had two job interviews last week, both said I'd hear something first of this week and nothing. Crickets. Finding a job that pays more than $40K these days is like winning the lottery...that's IF you get a call back and IF you aren't weeded out by the algorithms. I think its time for a class action lawsuit against these corporations who show blatant ageism discrimination. Make 'em prove why someone else with less experience was hired.

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Tiffany Jeppson

Marlo I am in the exact same boat!! I just don’t understand what it is!!! It is so frustrating and some days very depressing !! I want to work also so I am applying to part time jobs even just because I need something ASAP!!! Good luck to you!!

Marlo I am in the exact same boat!! I just don’t understand what it is!!! It is so frustrating and some days very depressing !! I want to work also so I am applying to part time jobs even just because I need something ASAP!!! Good luck to you!!

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Shenna Hill

The school district is desperate. Go apply for bus driver and be working in a week

The school district is desperate. Go apply for bus driver and be working in a week

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