I have had it.....
I know I need work, but it seems like I have to get work that I hate with a passion in order to survive. I am a broken human being, but I do have a decent work ethic. I feel like I am being judged for having so many jobs in a short time period, along with being judged on my appearance (I have a buzz cut, because it saves a lot of money). I have been told that past interviewers like a lot of my answers, but I don't believe them since I am still trying to find work. I don't have the mentality to join any military service and my Bachelor's degree in Business Administration is useless. I lost the love of my life for stupid mistakes of not being there for her and her daughter. I honestly feel I am being judged for typing that as everyone nowadays assumes the worst about people they meet. I know perseverance is key and I have been told I have that, but it has gotten me nowhere. I have learned that I have made the poorest choices in my life. Freewill is the worst gift ever. I don't think I can recover from my consequences that I am dealing with. Life would be easier if I was a robot.
I’m pregnant and working as an associate retail manager. Everyone’s been awesome about my pregnancy, except for a certain group of people - CUSTOMERS. I wish I was lying about how many customers have put their hands on my stomach as soon as they realize I’m pregnant. I know they’re not trying to be creepy, but it’s rude and invasive and it pisses me off. How do I deal? I feel like I don’t have anyone to talk to about this because I’m the manager!
The Daily Commute is Killing Me!
I commute 55 miles to and from work everyday which translates to about 75 mins each way; on a good day. Over the years, the roughly two plus hour commute and time spent in a sedentary position in front of the computer all day at work have taken tremendous toll on my health and home life. I’ve put on 20lbs, develop hypertension symptoms, and depression. I’ve tied every kind of diet and exercise plan available to help me get my weight under control with no success. My last visit to the doctor ended with a new prescription med to control my cholesterol. I’m always too exhausted or stressed to play with my 2 year old daughter when I get home and on the weekends.
I have applied for every job that I know of in Dickson and within a 25 mile radius. If I don't get a job soon I will have to make the decision to relocate to a better area where there are more jobs available. I don't know what else to do. I net work with goodwill and I am online everyday checking out any jobs I may have passed up. I spend 4-6 hours sometimes more a day doing applications and assessments.
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Former teacher asking for a chance at a new job!
I'm a 28 year old with BA in math education. I've applied to over 30 jobs in the past 2 months for anything and everything from offices, bookstores, libraries, universities, and even retail but no one will hire me. I'm seriously depressed and losing hope. I had a job as an inner city high school math teacher up until last year but I had to leave due to the stressful working conditions. Unfortunately, students routinely brought weapons to school and I'd been threatened and cursed at many times. I honestly don’t think I ever want to go back into teaching again after that experience. Now I’m trying to find a job that I can eventually turn into a career but no one is interested. I can’t understand why no one will give me a chance.
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