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Raymond Shope
about 1 month ago
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It has been over a decade now since my graduation from UCSB with a B.A. in Chemistry. Over the years, I have only had one temporary job about 2 years after graduation. No matter how I craft my resume or demonstrate my skills to a potential employer, I keep getting sidelined and not taken into consideration. It's pretty sad that I have been working other odd jobs since then, some paying almost as much as I was during that stint. Even when informing potential employers that I am a bright, quick learning, easily trainable employee with many skills to offer, they say I am not the right fit due to my demographic. I think and feel that everyone should be given equal opportunities for employment, no matter the background. Unfortunately, with the experiences I have received over the years, this is clearly not the case. Either I am overqualified for the position, or too inexperienced for the position potential employers tell me. That, or they totally ghost me prior or after an interview. In my opinion, if a potential employer is URGENTLY hiring, would it not behoove them to give myself or others in a similar position a chance? It surely doesn't seem that way. #jobsearch #advice #interview #ageism #sexism

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Jack Kozlowski

U f'ed with gaps over 2+yrs is impossible to get a professional job ?

U f'ed with gaps over 2+yrs is impossible to get a professional job ?

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Patricia Dornhecker

Interested

Interested

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Patricia Dornhecker

Interested

Interested

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Angela Garner

They're not looking for people who qualify. They want people who they can manipulate and misuse.

They're not looking for people who qualify. They want people who they can manipulate and misuse.

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Sue Elvins

A location that comes to mind is checking out the Linked In website because you can reach out to fortune 500 businesses when seeking a job position. Another thought of checking out Linked In you also have the ability to search for jobs nationwide (across the map) so that may be the website to help with what you are needing for locating a job position.

A location that comes to mind is checking out the Linked In website because you can reach out to fortune 500 businesses when seeking a job position. Another thought of checking out Linked In you also have the ability to search for jobs nationwide (across the map) so that may be the website to help with what you are needing for locating a job position.

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Erin Marie

Companies are also complaining that they can’t find qualified people. Yet, they puts 3year experience requirement on an entry level position. One day there will not be anyone qualified because companies don’t want to train or hire those with no to little experience. I have been trying for years to get a position with a degree. All I can get is entry level.

Companies are also complaining that they can’t find qualified people. Yet, they puts 3year experience requirement on an entry level position. One day there will not be anyone qualified because companies don’t want to train or hire those with no to little experience. I have been trying for years to get a position with a degree. All I can get is entry level.

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