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Is it worth it?

I recently just got a call back from a company (wont say the name) for a second interview. I had a feeling that I am going to get the job. But the problem is that it's in an area where it's pretty dangerous. And it's hard to get there (since I don't have a car I have to rely on the bus and train to get there. Plus it take 20-40 min for the bus to arrive. Who knows how long it will be in the winter or worst at night since it's not very smart to be in this area at night)

What should I do? Should I take it or continue searching for another job

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Joel D. Valdez

If you really feel that your life will be in constant danger, don't take it, & tell the company why.

  • OR If you really like/want that job, you can make a request by asking the company/employer to accommodate you by 'CarPool' (by sending fellow employees who lives near you to pick you up by car, which thay probably are already doing for others). Carpooling is a smart idea, because there's strength in numbers, you save money by not spending to much for gas, & you are more likely to be left alone in bad neighborhoods (P.S. though carpooling saves money, make sure not to just get a 'free-ride', pick one day out of the week to pay for the gas as a gesture of gratitude to the owner of the vehicle).

Additionally, (if you feel the need to improve that location of your concern, you can take action "Anonymously") you can start making reports of the violence in that area (you can use news articles, along with eye witness accounts), & file/send-out the information to police departments online, or by phone. If the area has not improved to safe standards for the public, contact/work-with state senators, state representatives, and the mayor of the area regarding your concerns on the excessive violence in that location. If you still don't see any improvement and/or efforts being planned and/or made regarding that area, you can contact the FBI online to handle the situation. Also, you can send your concerns to the whitehouse online on what's happening in that community which you're referring to.

What ever you decide on, I wish you the best.

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Richard Wnuk

How hard up are you for the money and a job? Is it worth jepardizing your personal safety for a pay check? Do you think that the odds are on your side to make a dollar without getting hurt? Even if you manage not to get mugged going back and forth through this dangerous neighborhood, will you be in a better position to pay the Doctor, when you freeze your balls off and get the flu? Keep Looking!!!

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felicia telford

Thank you I certainly look forward to meeting with you and doing my hardest to help and defend the public.

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felicia telford

Thank you I certainly look forward to meeting with you and helping defend the people and keep citizens safe.

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felicia telford

I would take it because if you think effectively you can have and uber account to get to work on those cold winter night's and just carry some pepper spray and you should be just fine.

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Lawrence Kennedy

if i was you i was going to jump on it a.s.a.p

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Jim Flack

I don't know where you live, but I'm in the Pacific NW. It takes me nearly 2 hours to get to work each way via bus or car. And in the winter, the sun doesn't come up until 8:30 AM, so it's DARK around 6-7 AM. You have to be smart if it's a rough neighborhood. Be aware of your surroundings. Don't be sucked into your phone and not be aware of what is happening around you. In the same vein, don't stand out as a target.

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Look for another job..Or rent a car ..Either way your safety is more important then for some job that will probably end up being a dead-end job..you already going through headaches..Smh!!

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Thoams Torres

First of all, you have seen the danger of the place, and that, will not allow you to have peace of mind. The traveling would not be that bad, since you mentioned that it would be from 20 to 40 minutes. How ever, the night hours, are hard hours to work, especially when you have to take the train or bus after work. Most jobs come already accompanied with stress. It is NOTa good idea to add more stress to your life.

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David Hardwick

Keep looking............................................

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