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Tim Ruffino
about 2 months ago
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#WorkerShortage???? Don't believe the media pretending there are tons of jobs...it's a facade.

Applying for 50+ jobs without as much as a email response? I have an associate's degree in business administration and a bachelor's s degree too, and have had retail marketing job for 10 years lost during the height of COVID. Why are the media outlets pushing this false narrative that there's so many jobs you can start working tomorrow or even today? It's simply not true I've been trying for a long time now, and It's horrible being told over and over when the reality is no one is hiring and the applications ask way too much out of people we should be asking more out of employers not the other way around. #wordsofadvice

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Rudy Keen

Sorry I don't understand . I applied for a job position and was notified of another position I feel is better . But can't consider it for a few more weeks as I have to recovery from surgery done

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Holly Willner

Its not that there are no jobs..there are lots of jobs now. ..but there's a major shift as to how they find and employ people including check boxes on degrees, looking at your social media, and obviously your background and cover letter... There are employee shortages in certain industries.. esp service, those where they either weren't paid decent wage to begin with and /or are asked to risk their lives daily or fight with stress everyday with disrespectful or non compliant jerks. Heard too much of that happening... Try getting your resume cover letters evaluated by a pro...or even a family member..its competitive ..but there are lots of jobs. My company is hiring for several dozen positions in 3 states.

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Fay de Guzman

THERES TONS OF JOB HERE IN AUSTIN TEXAS !!! I DON’T KNOW IN OTHER STATE ???

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Georgiana Burks

Well, first, the entitled attitude is messing up a lot of you. No company is obligated to hire you. There are people more qualified than you, better than you that probably were hired. Also, Management is clueless on how to handle hiring people. They lack the skill on how to properly vet potential employees.

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Laura Lopez

I agree

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Alexis McIntosh

I just applied to about 5 jobs and got 3 call backs within 2 days. I'm in Michigan.

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Fay de Guzman

AUSTIN , TEXAS HAVE TONS OF WORK ! ITS PROBABLY DEPENDS ON WHAT STATE YOU’RE IN ? BUT ANYWAY GOOD LUCK TO EVERYONE !!! HAVE FAITH IN GOD !!!

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Dionne Hunts

In Alabama they are strict on ex felons. I'm nonviolent and they still make it hard for us. There's no way it's a shortage when they are judging you on stuff from stuff over 5yrs ago.

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Dionne Hunts

I must need to leave Alabama.

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Michele Bagin-Barnes

I applied for one job after purposely taking a break from working to spend time with my family. I went through and made sure I was qualified (but not over qualified) for the position. In addition, I took the time to Taylor my resume to the job description and write a comprehensive cover letter. I was contacted the next day to set up a Zoom interview and hired the day following my Zoom interview. I’m not sure if people are taking these steps but I have found it to be useful. Another tip, make sure you have skills in columns towards the beginning of your resume. Many companies utilize software that specifically searches out key words.

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