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Extremely frustrated

I have bounced around from one assignment to the next hoping that it would be different every time! Each time I’ve worked with these companies I’ve either been laid off or fired. The firing has been unfair in a sense that I’ve had a problem with something or someone and there has been no advocacy. I’ve proven each time that I have skill and education, which most of the time has been more than enough than what an employer can ask for. I’ve been in temp positions and can’t get out. The last position that I enjoyed but was stressed over, someone white, (I am a black female) was hired so that I can train her to be fired! For the third time I have been passed over for a white girl who was less educated and experienced! My last assignment I swore everything was going to be ok. I was relaxed and caught on to the position in two weeks! They fire me over something I didn’t do. When I asked why, answers were inconsistent, and now I’m unemployed again! Can’t face my family or friends due to embarrassment. Feel like the black sheep and a disappointment!

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Diane Harris
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You just haven’t found the right fit yet. You can’t put a square in a round hole. Don’t give up or feel embarrassed. Better days are coming. In the meantime, whether you grunt snot her temp job or permanent position, it’s very important to OBSERVE your office environment and OBSERVE how people in that office interact (or not) with each other. Don’t get involved with petty fights and don’t take sides — be neutral. You’ll find the right job to suit you, but tread lightly in the meantime.

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Michele Golin
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First of all lose the race card that's insignificant to use and not likely to be the case. Unfortunately as temps you pretty much do not have many rights and the have all . You have to check out an agency patterns are they more of a temp agency or do they actually have a success rate placing. Some agencies will say recruiter and people automatically assume they will find them a perm job but they dont. They basically temp out people and if the person gets a perm offer bonus but it's not likely as they the agencies that push on perspective temps without ga ing dine a full background check or chechecked their references. These ate crucial for all parties involved. So I would first get the skinny in all if your agencies look up your choices on google and she which ine vmbesr suits tour needs at that time and has good ratings .

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Geneva Davis
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Tia Harris stay strong and keep striving, you'll land something soon !!! GOD is good, keep praying on it . Sometimes it's not other people white or black, it's just the way things are !!!

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Geneva Davis
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Tia Harris stay strong and keep striving, you'll land something soon !!! GOD is good, keep praying on it . Sometimes it's not other people white nor black, it's just the way things are !!!

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Daphne P
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Tia Harris sounds like you have a good support system.so thank God for that most of us dont have that so stay strong. keep tryen and good luck.

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Wendell Dick
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Stop looking behind its going to make you more frustrated.

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Marian Jenkins
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I’m white and I think that’s BS

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Ketchina Sylvestre
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Everything happen for a reason.

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Cee Jay
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Hi Tia,

I feel your pain and anguish from your text through the screen of my phone. I've been down that same road where you are, and it DOESN'T feel good. I dont know if anyone else here agrees with me but one would have to had experience EXACTLY what you went through in order to relate.

If my words are comforting the best I can say is keep pushing, keep applying to employers directly while tempjng (If that's what you want to do). The Lord sees and hears our cries even when we cant form the words to tell him how we're feeling because they are just too many tears.

From one young woman to another, DON'T you DARE be Embarrassed. Its just a natural human reaction that we all feel when we're unemployed.

And DONT worry about who got hired over you, etc. Your time is coming. look at all the experience you have accumulated and use that to your advantage.

I hope that this helps. Life isnt fair in a cruel world BUT GOD is.

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Cee Jay
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Hi Tia,

I feel your pain and anguish from your text through the screen of my phone. I've been down that same road where you are, and it DOESN'T feel good. I dont know if anyone else here agrees with me but one would have to had experience EXACTLY what you went through in order to relate.

If my words are comforting the best I can say is keep pushing, keep applying to employers directly while tempjng (If that's what you want to do). The Lord sees and hears our cries even when we cant form the words to tell him how we're feeling because they are just too many tears.

From one young woman to another, DON'T you DARE be Embarrassed. Its just a natural human reaction that we all feel when we're unemployed.

And DONT worry about who got hired over you, etc. Your time is coming. look at all the experience you have accumulated and use that to your advantage.

I hope that this helps. Life isnt fair in a cruel world BUT GOD is.

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